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|United Republic of Tanzania News|
Crusader Who Saved Elephants From Poachers Is Shot Dead in Tanzania
Wayne Lotter, who helped found an organization to combat poaching and the ivory trade, was killed when two men opened the door to his car and one of them shot him.
Only Six Nations Have Evaluated Readiness for Global Pandemic
A World Bank-sponsored study found that wealthy countries Finland, Saudi Arabia and the United States and poor nations Eritrea, Pakistan and Tanzania had gone through assessments.
Living Another Day, Thanks to Grandparents Who Couldn’t Sleep
Age-related changes in sleep patterns may have helped early humans survive by ensuring at least one person was always alert to nighttime threats.
Tanzania Bus Crash Kills 35, Including 32 Schoolchildren
The victims were on a trip to another school when the vehicle they were in plunged into a ravine in the northern tourist region of Arusha on Saturday.
After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of ‘The Darkness’
The United States subjected Suleiman Abdullah Salim to harsh tactics in a secret prison and held him without charge for years. He was found not to be a terrorist threat, but he pays a deep price to this day.
Wing Flap Confirmed as Malaysia Airlines Debris
The Boeing 777-200 part, found on a Tanzanian island, came from Flight 370, which mysteriously disappeared in March 2014, officials said.
Philanthropic Group Asks Rich Women for Work as Well as Money
In an unusual approach for a nonprofit, the Maverick Collective also asks its donors to give their time and expertise to the organizations they fund.
Scientists Devise New Way to Find an Elusive Element: Helium
Researchers prospecting in a volcanic region in Tanzania have found a significant reservoir of the gas, which is crucial for equipment like M.R.I. machines.
It’s Dogs vs. Poachers in the Fight to Protect Elephants
Tanzania has trained four Belgian Malinois to check cargo and luggage for smuggled ivory at the main airport and port in Dar es Salaam.
Long Emphasis on Terror May Hurt U.S. in Conventional War, Army Chief Says
On his way to talks in Africa, Gen. Mark A. Milley, the Army chief of staff, said that troops who began training after Sept. 11, 2001, knew “nothing but fighting terrorists and guerrillas.”
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