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Old May 13th, 2010, 12:41 PM   #1
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Mozambique & Tanzania Open Unity Bridge


PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete (left) and Mozambican President Armando Emilio Guebuza cutting the ribbon officially opening Umoja Bridge, joining the two countries. The bridge's inauguration ceremony was held at Mtambaswala on part of Tanzania and Nagonmane in Mozambique yesterday



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Old May 13th, 2010, 12:44 PM   #2
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i like it
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Old May 13th, 2010, 01:01 PM   #3
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This bridge was the brain child of the Late Mwalimu Nyerere & the Late President Samora Machel of Mozambique

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Literally people were dancing as they waited for years for this day to come

I don't know who's idea those tuskers are?
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Old May 13th, 2010, 01:07 PM   #4
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From which point does the Umoja Bridge connect the 2 countries?
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Old May 13th, 2010, 01:13 PM   #5
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From which point does the Umoja Bridge connect the 2 countries?
From Mtambaswala on part of Tanzania and Nagonmane in Mozambique
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Old May 14th, 2010, 08:58 AM   #6
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Nice. It's a very nice structure and it serves its purpose at the same.



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Astride the tropical rainforests and climbing from the mangroves on the Atlantic coast to the snow covered Ruwenzori mountains and the shores of lake Tanganyika in the east—A unique range of Ecosystems

The war years brought a spiritual awakening among men whose diversions had never before included a study of self-realization. One sweet distilment from the bitter herbs of war! Utopia must spring in the private bosom before it can flower in civic virtue. Man is a soul, not an institution; his inner reforms alone can lend permanence to outer ones.
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Great development.
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Old May 14th, 2010, 09:32 AM   #8
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SADC the march is going good.
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Old May 18th, 2010, 12:35 PM   #9
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Slowly but surely
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Old May 18th, 2010, 06:57 PM   #10
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Yes indeed. Why rush?
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THE BRIDGE





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Old July 22nd, 2011, 05:34 AM   #12
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Treis biên mon ami Kiligoland
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 07:06 AM   #13
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looks good
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Old July 22nd, 2011, 03:10 PM   #14
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THE BRIDGE





Aisee hili daraja sio mchezo, nadhani hata lile la Mkapa kule Rufiji halioni ndani hapa...
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Old July 23rd, 2011, 12:00 AM   #16
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Love it, interconnectedness is important. anybody know the length (km)?
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Old July 23rd, 2011, 01:55 AM   #17
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Great, more unity! And congrats.
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Love it, interconnectedness is important. anybody know the length (km)?
720 metres

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unity_Bridge
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Old July 23rd, 2011, 10:34 PM   #19
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Niice Bridge,. Looks good.

PS: There was no bridge connecting both countries earlier??
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Old July 24th, 2011, 05:10 AM   #20
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BTW between this one, Mkapa bridge (across Rufiji river) and the proposed Malagarasi and Kigamboni bridges which of the four will be the longest? Can someone post more pictures of Mkapa bridge?


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Existing bridge across Malagarasi River

The proposed Kikwete bridge underconstruction

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