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TEDxIlala: Dar’s ideas worth spreading

The ideas worth spreading have been shared: the nine speakers at TEDxIlala have had their say. The broad theme for the day was ‘yes, in my lifetime’ and topics ranged…


Steady shilling lowers fuel prices

Fuel prices across the country have decreased and stabilized, thanks to a stable shilling and falling oil prices. “To a large extent the fall in the local market prices have…


How many millionaires in Dar?

Just how many millionaires are there in Dar es Salaam? A new study says Dar is home to 1,200 millionaires. Dar comes in second in East Africa, next to Nairobi’s…


Power outage not politically motivated

A power outage in Dar es Salaam over the weekend was not politically motivated, says utility provider TANESCO. “The power outage was not deliberate or intended to subvert political parties,”…


Gallery: most muscular man competition

In preparation for the Most Muscular Man Tanzania competition, the red carpet at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre was covered in cardboard Saturday night. Once carefully oiled up, competitors…


No 123.7 km/h winds

The oddly specific wind speed should have been the first clue: it’s a hoax folks. A hoax notice claiming to be from the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has been circulating…


Gallery: longest ship arrives in Dar

The longest ship ever to berth at Dar’s port has arrived. The Clemens Schulte turned heads and brought many passersby to a halt as it made it’s way to the…


Big ship on the horizon

The longest vessel to ever berth in Dar es Salaam is on the horizon. The Singapore-flagged Clemens Schulte is expected to berth at Dar’s port on Thursday, August 27. The…


Military exercises may cause JNIA delays

Military exercises are expected to cause minor delays to flights at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) until Friday, August 29. A statement released by Auric Air stays that airspace will…


Cholera prompts street food ban

Street food vendors have been told to stop selling their goods as Dar — the 12th dirtiest city in the world — deals with a cholera outbreak. “Roadside eateries are…