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Kizito Makoye

On solid ground: armed with land titles, Tanzania's slum dwellers tackle poverty

06 Feb 2019

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Maria Mkwawa, the Tanzanian government's decision to issue her with a formal land title to her home in January was a pleasant surprise.

In southern Ethiopia, herders join forces to revive rangelands

06 Dec 2018

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In 2015, as Ethiopia was experiencing its worst drought in 30 years, the farmers and herders living on the rolling plains of Gatto municipality found themselves struggling to survive.

FEATURE-In southern Ethiopia, herders join forces to revive rangelands

06 Dec 2018

DAR ES SALAAM, Dec 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In 2015, as Ethiopia was experiencing its worst drought in 30 years, the farmers and herders living on the rolling plains of Gatto municipality found themselves struggling to survive.

Tanzania slammed for 'misguided' arrest of pregnant schoolgirls

10 Jan 2018

DAR ES SALAAM/NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Campaigners on Wednesday condemned authorities in Tanzania for arresting five schoolgirls for being pregnant, saying they should have arrested the men who impregnated them instead.

Bike sharing helps Johannesburg township commuters beat the traffic

26 Oct 2017

JOHANNESBURG (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nxumalo Ndlovu used to catch a bus from his home in Alexandra township to his job in Sandton, a posh city business district.

FEATURE-Bike sharing helps Johannesburg township commuters beat the traffic

26 Oct 2017

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nxumalo Ndlovu used to catch a bus from his home in Alexandra township to his job in Sandton, a posh city business district.

Tanzanian city gets new sewage scheme to curb disease, ocean pollution

11 Sep 2017

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Andrew Kilula, the wastewater perpetually seeping from his toilet presents a daunting and costly challenge.

Tanzanian city gets new sewage scheme to curb disease, ocean pollution

11 Sep 2017

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For Andrew Kilula, the wastewater perpetually seeping from his toilet presents a daunting and costly challenge.

Mobile power payments and smart meters plug in Tanzanian homes

07 Sep 2017

DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Asteria Lymo saw her prepaid electricity meter was short of units, she grabbed her smartphone and bought some using Tigo Pesa, a local application that allows customers to pay their utility bills on their mobile phones.

FEATURE-Mobile power payments and smart meters plug in Tanzanian homes

07 Sep 2017

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Asteria Lymo saw her prepaid electricity meter was short of units, she grabbed her smartphone and bought some using Tigo Pesa, a local application that allows customers to pay their utility bills on their mobile phones.

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