mwanza mwanza  /m ˈwɑn zə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a city in northern Tanzania on Lake Victoria

News

  1. Kenya shilling hits 13-week low, shares extend slide

    By Kevin Mwanza NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling slipped to a 13-week low on Monday and shares fell for the seventh straight session, to track weaker emerging markets due to uncertainty surrounding global monetary stimulus programs. The shilling was also pressure by expectations the government plans to reintroduce a tax on capital gains. At the 1300 GMT market close, commercial banks ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Kenyan shilling falls, stock market slide persists

    By Kevin Mwanza NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling fell to an 11-week low on Friday as expected support from the central bank failed to materialise and a week-long share sell-off persisted. The shilling has weakened 0.8 percent since June 6 as foreign investors have booed gains from 2013's 20 percent rally in stocks. It could come under further pressure after the finance minister said on ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Weaning East Africa from aid proving a taxing affair

    By Kevin Mwanza NAIROBI (Reuters) - East Africa's economies - Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda - may need to do more than just present their budgets simultaneously if they are to draw the foreign investment they need to wean themselves off aid. The countries are working towards a single currency to increase trade and harmonise their economies further under the East African Community, and the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "There is no rift in CCM. Let me ask you, are you divided in Mara? Is there a rift in Mwanza? Or are there divisions in Tanga? Or have you heard that there are divisions in Singida? What is seen as division is portrayed by newspapers only and within...
    on Oct 13, 2009 By: Jakaya Kikwete Source: The Citizen Daily

  2. "I am not a polygamist. He grabbed a woman from Mwanza," Sata said. "I will be meeting Chiluba in court in less than two weeks over his allegations that I was dismissed from the police service, and that I had a marriage with Petronella."
    on Feb 21, 2010 By: Michael Sata Source: Zambian Watchdog

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