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Rakesh Rajani appointed as Ford Foundation New Director

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Rakesh Rajani appointed as Ford Foundation New Director of Democratic Participation and Governance


New York — The Ford Foundation today announced the appointment of Rakesh Rajani as director of Democratic Participation and Governance.

Mr. Rajani, a global leader on issues of social justice, has been at the forefront of citizen engagement and government accountability for two decades. He will relocate to New York from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where he currently serves as the head of Twaweza ("We Can Make It Happen"), the organization he founded to promote basic learning, advance access to information and enhance government responsiveness.

Prior to this position, Mr. Rajani served as the lead civil society chair for the Open Government Partnership, a novel initiative to promote government transparency and accountability. In three years, 65 countries have joined the Partnership and made over 2,000 commitments, the progress of which is assessed by an independent mechanism and the citizens they serve.

IMF warns Africa's Eurobond borrowing spree

Dar es Salaam - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned African countries against rushing to issue Eurobonds, saying they may face exchange rate risks and problems repaying debts.

African governments facing falling levels of foreign aid are on a borrowing spree to pay for new roads, power stations and other infrastructure, prompting concern from many analysts that this could raise debt levels and undermine growth.

“It comes with some risks,” the director of the IMF's African Department, Antoinette Sayeh, told Reuters in an interview on Monday.

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Tanzania to host The Economist Events’ Health Care in Africa 2014


DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania, October 21, 2014/ -- The Economist Events will be hosting their Health Care in Africa Summit in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania at the Hyatt Regency, The Kilimanjaro on November 18th and 19th 2014.

Drawing together the key stakeholders representing the continents entire health care spectrum, attendees will discuss the key issues, challenges and opportunities facing health care in Africa.

The latest addition to the high-powered speaker line-up is Dr Joanne Liu, international president of Médecins Sans Frontières. Dr Liu will speak about the current Ebola outbreak gripping the continent and will focus on her organisation’s efforts at the front line.

Tanzania yajivunia kufikia malengo ya milenia katika afya, elimu

Katibu Mkuu wa Wizara ya Mambo ya Nje na Ushirikiano wa Kimataifa, John Haule (kulia) akizungumza na waandishi wa habari kuhusu wiki ya Umoja wa Mataifa inayotarajiwa kuanza kuadhimishwa Ijumaa wiki hii (kushoto) ni Mratibu Mkazi wa mashirika ya Umoja wa Mataifa na mwakilishi wa Shirika la Maendeleo la Umoja wa Mataifa (UNDP) nchini, Alvaro Rodriguez.

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KATIBU MKUU wa Wizara ya Mambo ya Nje na Ushirikiano wa Kimataifa, John Haule amesema serikali ya Tanzania imefikia kwa kiwango kikubwa baadhi ya malengo ya milenia ya afya na elimu. MOblog Tanzania inaripoti

Akizungumza katika mahojiano maalumu na MOblog Tanzania ofisini kwake jijini Dar es Salaam baada ya kumaliza mkutano na wanahabari juu ya wiki ya Umoja wa Mataifa inayotarajiwa kuanza Ijumaa wiki hii, Haule amesema Tanzania imeyafikia kwa kiwango kikubwa malengo ya milenia katika afya na elimu.

South Sudan's SPLM warring factions ink CCM-brokered framework agreement to address conflict causes

The Chairman of the Tanzanian ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), President Jakaya Kikwete, CCM Secretary General Mr Abdulrahman Kinana, Tanzania Minister for Foreign and Internationa Relations Mr Bernad Membe, and Former Tanzania Vice President and Prime Minister Mr John Samwel Malecela, who chaired the talks, with the two principal rival leaders - President Salva Kiir Mayardiit, Chairman of SPLM in government and Mr. Riek Machar Teny, former vice president and leader of the SPLM-in-Opposition, in a group photo with delegates from the SPLM-in-Government
The Chairman of the Tanzanian ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), President Jakaya Kikwete, CCM Secretary General Mr Abdulrahman Kinana, Tanzania Minister for Foreign and Internationa Relations Mr Bernad Membe, and Former Tanzania Vice President and Prime Minister Mr John Samwel Malecela, who chaired the talks, with the two principal rival leaders - President Salva Kiir Mayardiit, Chairman of SPLM in government and Mr. Riek Machar Teny, former vice president and leader of the SPLM-in-Opposition, in a group photo with delegates from the SPLM-in-Government

Factions of the ruling party in South Sudan, the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement (SPLM), on Monday 20th October, 2014 signed a framework agreement aimed at addressing root causes of the conflict that erupted in mid-December and plunged the country into violent crisis.

The signing ceremony, held at the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge in the outskirts of Arusha, was witnessed by the two principal rival leaders - President Salva Kiir Mayardiit, Chairman of SPLM in government and Mr. Riek Machar Teny, former vice president and leader of the SPLM-in-Opposition, as well as the SPLM faction of former detainee, who also participated in the talks. 

Rais Kikwete ziarani nchini China

Rais Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete akiagwa na maafisa wa Ubalozi wa China nchini Tanzania wakati akiondoka katika Uwanja wa Ndege wa Kimataifa wa Julius Nyerere jijini Dar es Salaam usiku wa kuamkia leo tayari kuanza ziara rasmi ya siku sita katika Jamhuri ya Watu wa China kwa mwaliko wa Rais Xi Jinping. (picha: IKULU)

Rais wa Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania, Mheshimiwa Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete leo, Jumanne, Oktoba 21, 2014, anaanza ziara rasmi ya siku sita katika Jamhuri ya Watu wa China kwa mwaliko wa Rais Xi Jinping, ikiwa ni ziara yake ya pili nchini humo akiwa Rais wa Jamhuri ya Muungano.

Baada ya China, Rais Kikwete atafanya ziara rasmi ya siku tatu nchini Vietnam kwa mwaliko wa Rais wa nchi hiyo.

Finally! The "OnePlus One" phone pre-order period nears, Don't miss


For a limited time only, OnePlus is offering a pre-order system for it's phone, OnePlus One.

If you didn't know, up until a few days to come, you could only buy OnePlus One through an invite (and still can do so) but they now have an exciting alternative to invites.

With their pre-order system, you’ll be able to place your order for the One and immediately be told the estimated shipping time. Starting October 20th, 2014 for the seven days prior to pre-orders you will be able to arrange your shopping cart and save it just how you like it to ensure your checkout goes quickly and smoothly during the pre-orders hour. If you get an invite after submitting your pre-order, you can use it to skip the queue and get your device shipped right away.

In their blog, OnePlus says:
Pre-orders will offically open on October 27 at 15:00 GMT (08:00 PST, 11:00 EST). During a one hour time window, anyone can place an order for the OnePlus One.
Also, there are a few last things to keep in mind before you start shopping:
  1. Two of each item may be added to your cart. All prices are final upon order confirmation.
  2. After confirming your order, shipping address can be changed within the same country, but customer name cannot be modified.
  3. Pre-orders can be cancelled prior to shipping but no changes can be made to the items in your order.
  4. If your payment order does not go through before we ship your order, the pre-order will not be processed.

Please visit bit.ly/OnePlusPreorder to learn more and order!

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