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Issue No. 0825
August 23 - 29, 2014

LOOK AT IT: Maasai tanzanite dealers of Mererani in Simanjiro district, Jacob Lakara (left) and Parasoi Kurian (centre) examining a piece of gem that they intend to buy from dealer Nickson Oboro (right). Maasai pastoralists are increasingly shifting to the tanzanite business. (Photo by Joseph Lyimo).

Front Page 1

World body recognizes KIA’s excellence

The profile of East African region has raised a rung higher, as one of its airports, has been shortlisted for the World Routes Marketing Awards.
Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), Tanzania’s second largest airfield, is among the worlds’ airports that have been nominated for the global awards to be announced in Chicago next month. ..Read more


Front Page 2

Swiss conquers Kili in record 6 hours
Karl Egloff, a veteran tour guide from Switzerland, last week set a new and astounding world record of climbing up and down Mount Kilimanjaro, in six hours and some minutes.
Under normal trekking it usually takes more than six days to scale and descend Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak summiting at 5895 metres above sea level, but Mr Egloff, who climbed to the peak without a guide or porter,
spent 6 hours, 42 minutes and 24 seconds.......Read more

Front Page 3

First primary school library in Manyara region opens at Loiborsiret
A non-government organization, Tanzania People Wildlife Fund (TPWF) in collaboration with Interconnection 21 of the United States have handed over a library building and books, all valued at Shs. 65 million, to the Loiborsiret Primary School in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region. ..Read more



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