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Rukwa

 

a shallow saltwater lake in East Africa, in southwestern Tanzania. The lake, which does not have an outlet, lies in a tectonic basin at an elevation of 792 m. During wet seasons the length of the Rukwa reaches 150 km, and the width 25–30 km. In dry years the lake sometimes dries up almost completely.

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During his two day working visit in Rukwa region, the Deputy Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Engineer Atashasta Niditiye, recently toured and inspected the airport.
Speaking during a public rally at Zimba Village in Sumbawanga District, Rukwa Region, several men said they were direct victims of the problem.
The Fipa are an ethnic and linguistic group based in the Sumbawanga district of Rukwa region in southwestern Tanzania.
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City Energy & Infrastructure said it also plans to invest in a power plant in Rukwa region of the east African nation.
The money was invested in its subsidiary SMP Gold Project, focusing on developing a gold project in Lupa, Rukwa region, into a significant open-pit gold resource.
Project location : Located along Tanzania-Zambia border in the Rukwa region, south-west of Tanzania
Mulugo said this in response to a question asked by Ignas Mallocha (Kwela - CCM) who asked for an explanation about the government's plans on the construction of district vocational centres in Rukwa Region.
The State has obtained funding from European Union (EU) worth Sh107 billion, which will enable development of major water supply project in seven towns of Sumbawanga in Rukwa Region, Kigoma, Lindi, Mtwara, Babati, Bukoba na Musoma.