Morogoro

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and camping facilities, situated on a beautiful site between two rivers on Mount Uluguru. The Association has other district camps, which are not developed. The Association is involved in various community development programs. 180px right Tanzania's flag (Image:Flag of Tanzania.svg) Morogoro Plastic will open a plastic grinding plant in the Tanzania (w:Tanzania) town of Morogoro (w:Morogoro) in April of 2005, according to Faustine Rwambali of the ''East African''. The grinding plant will be followed by a network of 5 washing plants around Tanzania. 75% of the $2m (2bn Tsh) investment needed to build the system of plants has been provided by Barclays (w:Barclays). The first three washing plants will be in Mwanza, Arusha, and Dar es Salaam, followed by a plant on the island of Zanzibar and one in the southern part of the country. WikiPedia:Morogoro


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: www.chilunga.or.tz Chilunga Cultural Tourism Program ''' is run by a local NGO. They can arrange guided hikes in the hills to the south of the town, visits to local villages, and trips to Mikumi National Park. The community is directly involved in designing and organizing the cultural tours, and the income generated is used to fund development and conservation projects. Their office is on Rwegasore Street, Opposite Morogoro Hospital Main Gate, in the YWCA Campus. HIKING CAN BE DANGEROUS


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and camping facilities, situated on a beautiful site between two rivers on Mount Uluguru. The Association has other district camps, which are not developed. The Association is involved in various community development programs. 180px right Tanzania's flag (Image:Flag of Tanzania.svg) Morogoro Plastic will open a plastic grinding plant in the Tanzania (w:Tanzania) town of Morogoro (w:Morogoro) in April of 2005, according to Faustine Rwambali of the ''East African''. The grinding plant

in town, but limited mostly to working hours. * '''Shalom Mazimbu Clinic''' Not close to town, but open 24 hours. Take a taxi, they should know where it is. * '''Regional Hospital''' ''(see map)'' The largest hospital in the region. Can be crowded overloaded. Banking Contrary to what your bank might tell you, you will need the original receipt in order to cash traveller's cheques. A Visa- or MasterCard- branded ATM card is a much easier way to get cash. * '''NBC''' ''(see map

of the better-known NGOs in Morogoro. Buy Food There are many "safi dukas" in town; the following are just highlights. *


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. Excellent chips fries, nachos. Co-located spa offers manicures, pedicures, massages. A handful of upscale rooms are available. Walking from the dala stand, head East on the Old Dar Es Salaam road. Go past the posta roundabout, around the bend to the left, past the cathedral, and it's on the left across from the SDA church. '''Joyce''' sells crafts outside most days. * '''New Green Restaurant''' ''(see map)'' A family place offering great continental and Indian food. Walking from the dala stand, cross the bridge on the Old Dar Es Salaam road. Bear left onto Station Road. It's on the left across from the town hall. * '''Mama Pierina's''' ''(see map)'' Serves Italian, Greek, and local food. Full bar available. It has a wonderful wrap-around porch and a good backpacker scene. Uluguru mountains backdrop. Guest rooms available and recently refurbished at reasonable prices. Walking from the dala stand, go past the New Green Restaurant (above) on Station Road, pass the mosque and Hindu temple on the left, it's on the right. Lovely owner always there to assist in any way she can- a good laugh, advice, recommendations etc. Please contact Dimitra Hatzis daughter of Mama Pierina on Phone: +255 786 786913 and +255 713 786913. Email: dshatzis@hotmail.com * WikiPedia:Morogoro


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to the town center, with service to from points west. For travel to from Dar es Salaam, bus service is much more convenient. By car The roads from Morogoro to Dar es Salaam, Iringa, and Dodoma are paved and generally in good condition, making Morogoro easy to get to by car. The travel time between city boundaries is fairly short (about 2-2.5 hours) but depending on where and at what time you depart in Dar es Salaam it can take you more than one hour to get out of Dar

and appliances. Clothes Saba-saba market on weekends is good for used clothes. There are sidewalk tailors all over town who can make you custom clothes at a good price. Finding a good one is a matter of networking or trial-and-error. The tailor to the far left of the stadium entrance is rumored to be good, but only speaks kiswahili. There are nice fabric stores around Blue Room restaurant and on the Old Dar Es Salaam Road between the daladala stand and the market, and generally

around town. Indian-style clothes for women are available at some fancier stores in town. They can be expensive, but gorgeous. '''Vikoi''' (woven wraps) are rumored to be available from a mama's group in the dukas across the parking lot from the CCM regional office at Sabasaba market. Our source says that if your timing is good, you can watch them being woven. A good price might be TSh8,000 . Jewellery There is a jewellery store next to Symbus Kitchen Point (see map


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downtown Morogoro, and scattered throughout the neighborhoods. Many have "bites": simple food like mishkaki (shishkebab), chipsi mayai (french fry omelette), chips, peanuts, kitimoto (fried pork), etc. Like bars everywhere, each has a unique atmosphere and cohort of regulars. The night of a big football soccer match can be fun, but also raucous, if the bar has a TV with the sports channel. * '''Juice ya Miwa''' - Sugar cane juice. On the road from the daladala stand to Msamvu


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and Security of the African National Congress is established under Moses Mabhida * '''Palo Alto (Palo Alto, California)''', California, U.S. (United States) The route followed an old caravan route to Tabora, which gave large logistic advantages. German settlers soon followed with plantations. So the small place of Tabora developed to a large

agricultural centre. In 1907 Kilometer 200 was reached in the vicinity of the town of Morogoro. In 1909 the railhead reached Kilosa. Kigoma at Lake Tanganyika at kilometer 1252 was reached in 1914 just prior to First World War. The regular travel time over the total distance amounted to 58 hours. It was planned to develop the line further to Iringa and to reach Lake Malawi, a project which was stopped due to the war. thumb right 175px Location of Morogoro Region in Tanzania (Image:Tanzania Morogoro location map.svg) '''Morogoro Region''' is one of the regions of Tanzania. Its capital is Morogoro. It is bordered to the North by the Tanga Region, to the East by the Pwani (Pwani Region) and Lindi (Lindi Region) Regions, to the South by the Ruvuma Region and to the West by the Iringa (Iringa Region) and Dodoma (Dodoma Region) Regions. '''Ifakara''' is a small rural town in the Kilombero district, Morogoro region, south central Tanzania. It is the headquarter of the Kilombero district administration and the main trading centre for Kilombero and Ulanga districts. The town is located near the Tanzania-Zambia Railway (TAZARA (Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority)) line, at the edge of the Kilombero valley, a vast swampland flooded by the mighty Kilombero River. The Ubungo bus terminal serves as a transportation link to most large Tanzanian urban areas such as Arusha, Moshi, Morogoro, Dodoma, Mbeya, Iringa, Mtwara, Lindi, Singida (Singida (town)), Tanga (Tanga, Tanzania) and Mwanza, as well as to Nairobi, Lilongwe, Lusaka and several other East African cities. thumb right Location of the Morogoro Urban District in Tanzania (File:Tanzania Morogoro Mjini location map.svg) '''Morogoro Urban''' ( WikiPedia:Morogoro


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a lovely pool. The cost is 4000 per day Music * '''New Savoy Hotel''' On the station road past Oasis Hotel. Live music most weekends. Not safe to walk after dark. Best to go in a group to avoid hassles. * '''Ze Klub Ze Pub''' On the Boma Road towards the mountain. Take a taxi, not safe to walk. Probably the poshest club outside of Dar (Dar es Salaam) Arusha. Disco ! Air condiitoned, dance floor, lights, decent bar, cover charge (keeps the riff-raff out, somehow). Work

renowned pizza and a small specials menu. Friday nights are very popular with local ex-pats, and there is often a crafts vendor. There is satellite TV, billiards, and a magnificent view of the mountains. All seating is outdoors (bring bug spray). Sometimes has live music. Four rooms are available, and have been renovated in early 2009; with breakfast, price is Tsh60,000 for a double. It is a bit far to walk from town, and not safe to walk after dark. By dala, take the "Bigwa"


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of the better-known NGOs in Morogoro. Buy Food There are many "safi dukas" in town; the following are just highlights. *

price content Pira's one of the nicest minimarkets in town, carrying a wide variety of packaged goods; canned food, housewares, etc. A decent candy selection, frozen meats, and liquor as well, but limited produce. It is one block to the north of the daladala stand. *

see map - Behind the daladala stand phone tollfree fax hours price content Offering a wide range of electronics including cell phones, stereos, even furniture. Worth a visit just to see what they have. They also have a parts store roughly across from Blue Room Restaurant. *

Morogoro

'''Morogoro''' is a city with a population of 315,866 (2012 census) in the southern highlands of Tanzania,

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