$350m for projects

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - FRONT PAGE -

DAR ES SALAAM: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foun­da­tion said it will spend $350 mil­lion (R4.7 bil­lion) in Tan­za­nia on de­vel­op­ment projects.

The Direc­torate of Pres­i­den­tial Com­mu­ni­ca­tion at State House said Mi­crosoft co- founder Bill Gates an­nounced the do­na­tion shortly af­ter talks with Pres­i­dent John Magu­fuli on Thurs­day. The as­sis­tance will fund projects aimed at elim­i­nat­ing malaria, curb­ing mal­nu­tri­tion and im­prov­ing nu­tri­tion.

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