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Tanzania’s MV Nyerere Ferry Capsizes on Lake Victoria, Dozens Feared Dead

At least 42 people have died after a ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania. One official told the Reuters news agency the number who drowned could be more than 200. Rescue efforts have been halted until dawn on Friday. The MV Nyerere ferry overturned near the shore between

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US Gives Tanzania $526 Million HIV/Aids Support

US government has renewed its support to Tanzania aimed at reducing HIV/Aids infections in the FY 2017-18. The fund is worth $526m (about TShs 1.2tn). The Communication Unit at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation on Monday issued a statement, announcing that the support will help in HIV testing

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