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Dodoma

(dō`dəmä), municipality (2012 pop. 213,636), capital of Tanzania, central Tanzania. It is the trade center for an agricultural region producing beans, seeds, corn, peanuts, grains, coffee, tea, and tobacco. Cattle are also raised and marketed. Food and beverage processing and furniture making are the main industries. Dodoma is linked by road, rail, and air to Tanzania's largest cities, including Dar es SalaamDar-es-Salaam
[Arab.,=haven of peace], city (2012 pop. 4,364,541), on a bay of the Indian Ocean. The former capital of Tanzania, it is the country's largest city and its communications, and economic center.
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, the nation's largest port and original capital. In the mid-1970s, plans were made to move the capital to Dodoma. Tanzania's national assembly moved there in Feb., 1996, but many government offices remained in Dar es Salaam. In 2016 President John Magufuli called for the government to relocate by 2020, and by early 2017 many senior officials had moved to offices in Dodoma. The Univ. of Dodoma (est. 2007) is there.

Dodoma

 

a city in Tanzania; the administrative center of Dodoma Province. Population, 24,000 (1967). It is linked by railroad with Dar es Salaam. Dodoma has wine-making and castor oil enterprises. Primary processing of agricultural products (peanut shells) is done in Dodoma.

Dodoma

a city in central Tanzania, the legislative capital of the country. Pop.: 169 000 (2005 est.)
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In 1990 a small mission medical service in Dodoma was running alongside the government hospital and public health service (which has now closed) and other private health services.
Each animal was marked using blue paint before being transported by truck to the department of Meat Processing Technology (MPT) of Dodoma Regional Vocational Education Training and Services Centre (DRVETSC) for slaughtering and carcass evaluation.
Cet article est fonde sur des informations provenant du travail contre les MSF accompli en permanence dans 45 villages par les chapitres de Singida et Dodoma du Comite interafricain sur les pratiques traditionnelles, Tanzanie, de 2003 a 2012.
DODOMA -- Environment, Human Rights Care and Gender Organization (ENVIROCARE) has established a project with the aim of enabling coffee growers and their families to actively participate in environmental conservation through organic farming.
Flying in Tanzania, for tourists in particular, is of growing importance to cover the often vast distances from one game park to the next, while Tanzanians themselves also depend on scheduled and charter flights to go about their business when they have to travel to the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, the capital Dodoma, or other key towns across this sprawling East African country.
Capitals: Dar es Salaam (business), Dodoma (political).
DODOMA, Tanzania, Rajab 22, 1432 H / Jun 24, 2011, SPA -- Tanzania said it has dropped controversial plans to build an asphalt road across Serengeti National Park amid concerns of its affect on wildlife, according to UPI.
Dodoma, Dec 20 (ANI): Edward Hoseah, the Tanzanian prosecutor investigating a "dirty deal" by BAE to sell Tanzania an overpriced radar system, told US diplomats that "his life may be in danger," according to secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks'.
of Dodoma, Tanzania) and Theethayi (electrical systems engineer, Bombardier Transportation, Sweden) introduce advances in BPLC technology that have made it possible for broadband services to be used to link urban and rural areas efficiently and economically utilizing a readily-available, largely distributed power-line infrastructure for multi-service data transmission, high-speed internet access, and Voice Over Internet Protocol.
Adelaide, Australia, June 24, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Beach Petroleum (Tanzania) Limited (Beach), a wholly owned subsidiary of Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) (PINK:BEPTF), is pleased to announce the execution of a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) for a 100% interest in the Lake Tanganyika South concession with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, in Dodoma today.
Among the 51 SACCOs interviewed, 18 were from Dodoma (Central zone), 11 from Kilimanjaro (Northern zone), and 22 from Mbeya and Iringa (Southern zone).
Air Zara Mid last week saw the formal launch of flights by Air Zara from Dar es Salaam to the countryOs political capital of Dodoma, using an Embraer 120 turboprop aircraft with 30 seats.