Africa > East Africa > Tanzania > Tanzania’s Mwanga Water Project powers forward

Tanzania: Tanzania’s Mwanga Water Project powers forward

2014/12/10

Tanzania’s government is set to initiate a 32 billion Tanzanian shilling water project at Kirya village, in Mwanga District, Kilimanjaro Region.

The Minister for Water, Prof Jumanne Maghembe announced the news recently at a public rally held at Kirya Njiapanda.

During the event, Maghembe assured citizens that water problems in the village would any minute at this time be a thing of the completed., but cautioned them to price all government projects and preserve them as their heritage, according to local broadsheet Tanzania Daily News.

He added that Tanzania’s government is committed to fulfilling all its electoral pledges included in its manifesto, as well saying that it was up to the people to deliver for their own benefit and that of next generations.

The project is being financed by several stakeholders, inclunding the Bank for Economic Development on Africa (BADEA). Water infrastructure tabled for irrigation extends beyond in Mwanga into theSame and Korogwe districts as well.

Plans to establish a supply company are as well in the works. The new organisation will be in charge of pumping water from the sources to areas that have been experiencing water scarcity for a long time.

“The government is committed to ending water blues here at Njiapanda, we will have a water supply company right here in the village (Kirya), the project is huge and once it is completed you will be happy,” he told assembled press.

A water purifying machine will be installed before water is pumped to the villages with two drifts – one from Mwanga to Handeni and the other from Njiapanda Kirya to Kisangara up to Kiverenge hill.

From Kiverenge hill water will be pumped to Same in Ruvu Mferejini and Ruvu Jiungeni villages. Other villages set to benefit are Bora, Kagongo, Nyabinda Mvungu, Mangulai, Kirya, Makanya and Kisangara

Related Articles
  • ‘Betting on Africa to Feed the World’

    2017/10/17 The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture on Monday 16 October as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from October 16 to 20, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. The Norman Borlaug Lecture under the title: “Betting on Africa to Feed the World”, will be held on World Food Day, October 16, in conjunction with the annual World Food Prize celebration.
  • World Teacher’s day: Gov’t urged to improve teachers’ productivity

    2017/10/16 Cameroonian teachers nationwide have exhorted the Cameroonian government to empower teachers with the requisite tools to be able to deliver their best in the present fast-paced world. While commemorating the 23rd edition of world teacher’s day today, the teachers noted that the theme for this year’s celebration, “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers,” reaffirms that peace and security are needed for the development of any country.
  • Africa's Economic Future Depends on Its Farms

    2017/10/16 At the same time as the economies of Nigeria and South Africa recently rebounded, it wasn't oil or minerals that did the trick. It was agriculture. Faster and additional sustainable agricultural increase is crucial not only to the continent's economy, but as well to its ability to feed and employ its surging people. Agriculture still accounts for a quarter of gross domestic product and as much as two-thirds of employment in sub-Saharan Africa. In fact, agricultural increase has the biggest impact on non-farm gain and reducing poverty.
  • Uber and African’s economic transformation

    2017/10/16 WHEN Uber was initial established in 2009, its mission was to help people everywhere get a ride, safely, quickly and at the push of a button. Eight years later, that mission remains the same and Uber’s innovative, technology-driven business model is still fundamentally changing the way people think about conference their transport needs. For the completed four years, Uber has been delivering this same level of transformation across sub-Saharan Africa, SSA, and with additional than 1.8 million active riders using the app, Uber certainly has reason to celebrate its fourth anniversary on the continent this September. Uber And it’s not just Uber that has benefited from the stellar uptake of its convenient offering in Africa.
  • Tanzania: 128 poachers arrested in one year

    2017/10/15 Tanzanian anti-poaching unit has arrested 128 poachers in central parts of the east African country for the completed one year, an official said on Saturday. Keneth Sanga, chief of central Tanzania’s anti-poaching unit, said that the suspected poachers were arrested in different parts of central Tanzania’s regions of Singida and Dodoma between 2016 and this year, according to Xinhua News agency.