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Mtwara

 

a city in Tanzania; administrative center of the district of Mtwara. Population, 20,400 (1967); port on the Indian Ocean. Exports include cashews, sisal, peanuts, coconut palm products, and wood. Mtwara is the commercial center of an agricultural region. It has flour mills, hulling mills, and a cashew-cleaning plant.

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Populated by a pantheon of established and emerging African literary figures, The Goddess of Mtwara and Other Stories boasts an array of fantastical and contemplative short tales.
Summary: The government of Tanzania is set to construct a railway line from the Indian Ocean port of Mtwara to Lake Nyasa, opening a new gateway for landlocked Zambia, Malawi and DR Congo cargo.
The government of Tanzania, acting through Reli Assets Holding Company (RAHCO), has invited firms to bid for a feasibility study and preliminary design for the construction of a railway line from the southern port of Mtwara on the Indian Ocean to the port of Mbamba Bay on Lake Nyasa, with spurs to the Liganga and Mchuchuma iron-ore and coal deposits in the Njombe region.
Mtwara on the coast has the only commercial airport, there is no railway, and roads are extremely poor at best.
By THE CITIZENTANDAHIMBAFive pregnant pupils and their parents were arrested in Tandahimba District in Mtwara region of Tanzania in a crackdown, following an order by District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba.
Since all contributions in the volume are directed at Kenya and Tanzania between Lamu and Mtwara, and Zanzibar is a particularly prominent focus, it would have been more appropriate to have the subtitle 'Islam, marriage, and sexuality on the Swahili coast' as the main title.
Running north-south from the northernmost point of Mozambique through the Nacala Corridor, National Highway 380 plays the role of connecting the Mtwara Corridor and the Nacala Corridor, both of which extend east and west.
Second, the commercial operator (Wentworth) has stated that its gas sales agreement with TPDC (the national oil company) means that it will deliver gas at Mtwara at US$3.
For his part, Ambassador Al-Najem affirmed the Tanzanian Government's keenness to strengthen economic relations with Kuwait, through provision of facilities for investors and oil companies, especially after huge discoveries of oil and gas in the south of Tanzania, Mtwara region, on the border with Mozambique.
Albert, Mreteta, Namikonga and Supa were collected from experimental plots at Naliendele Research Institute, Mtwara and pre-germinated at a nursery unit at the Sugarcane Research Institute (SRI), Kibaha in Tanzania.
Passengers flying to the Tanzanian towns of Kigoma in the north-west and Mtwara in the south had been stranded, along with those heading for Comoros, reports the BBC's Tulanana Bohela from Dar es Salaam.
All economic watchers predict a rising economy for Tanzania tin the next decade with the commercialisation of the massive hydrocarbons discovered in offshore Mtwara in southern Tanzania near the border with Mozambique.