Tanzania’s state carrier plans to double the size of its fleet to 14 aircraft by 2022 and is exploring new routes and code-sharing agreements with other airlines, a senior government official said on Saturday.
Tanzania denied on Thursday it was withholding information from the World Health Organisation (WHO) on suspected cases of Ebola, saying it was not hiding any outbreak of the deadly disease in the country.
Sudan’s Prime Minister said he had held useful talks with United States officials while at the United Nations this week, and expressed hope Khartoum could reach an agreement to be removed from Washington’s state-sponsored terrorism list “very soon.”
The United States has warned its citizens to take extra care when visiting Tanzania amid concerns over Ebola, adding to calls for the East African country to share information about suspected cases of the deadly disease there.
Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organisation said on Wednesday.
Tanzania’s national carrier suspended its flights from the commercial capital Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg on Thursday, citing ongoing violence that was a risk to its passengers.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the current developments around the Public Protector and his decision to take her reports on judicial review will not derail his efforts to fix the government and the economy.
The SADC summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, concludes on Sunday following a key language announcement and a commitment to industrialisation of the region.
The outgoing Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) – president Hage Geingob of Namibia – has announced that Kiswahili will be one of the official languages in the SADC bloc.