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  • Climate Change Critical - Envoy
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:59

    [Daily News] French companies have stressed the importance of galvanizing the fight against climate change and urban pollution, in the wake of rising use of fossil energies. […]

  • Oxfam to Empower Women to Boost Economic Development
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:59

    [Daily News] OXFAM in Tanzania has reaffirmed its commitment to continue empowering women, as the Non-Governmental Organisation insisted that it understands the role played by women in economic development. […]

  • Serengeti Boys Intensify Drills for Afcon U-17 Finals
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:59

    [Daily News] Under-17 football team, Serengeti Boys have intensified training at the Agakhan grounds in Arusha, to keep shape for the 2019 Under-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals. […]

  • Simba, Azam in Cut-Throat Tie
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:59

    [Daily News] MAINLAND Premier League defending champions, Simba will be looking to strengthen their title defence campaign today, when they face second-placed Azam FC at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. […]

  • Azam FC, Simba Meet in Crucial League Match
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mainland Tanzania big guns, Azam FC and Simba SC meet today at the National Stadium in the ongoing Premier League from 4pm. […]

  • Police Grill Sugu for Hours Over Incitement
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Mbeya -Mbeya Urban Member of Parliament(MP) Joseph Mbilinyi spent many hours at a police station being interrogatedfor allegedly uttering remarks, which were considered as incitement. […]

  • Tanesco Directed to Supply Power in New Drugs Firms
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health minister Ummy Mwalimu on Thursday, February 21, 2019 issued a one-week ultimatum to Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) to supply electricity to new pharmaceutical firms; Vista Pharma Ltd and Kairuki Pharmaceutical Ltd located in the Coast Region in order to facilitate installation of machines. […]

  • Ministry Embarks On Study Guidelinesfor Forests, Bees
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Morogoro -The government through the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has started preparing the national study guidelines on forests and bees so to help identify studies conducted by different researchers in the country's sector. […]

  • 19 People Dead Ingrisly Mbeya Road Accident
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Mbozi -Seventeen people died on the spot in Mbeya and two others were pronounced dead at hospital after a minibus they were travelling in collided head-on with a lorry that was heading to Dar es Salaam from Tunduma. […]

  • NEMC Gives Thumbs Up to Uranium Plan
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Environment Management Council (Nemc) yesterday applauded the launch of a pilot project, which seeks to ensure researches are carried out before starting mining uranium in Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Namibia. […]

  • Building of Crucial Drugs Factories Near Completion
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Construction of two pharmaceutical factories that are meant to help Tanzania reduce its expenditure on imported drugs is at advanced stages, a spot check has established. […]

  • Horticultural Exports Set for Fresh Boost
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Arusha -The government is looking for ways to introduce scheduled cargo flights for exporters of horticultural produce and fish. […]

  • Education Project to Help Improve Health Services
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Health sector stakeholders on Thursday expressed optimism over the newly launched project--the Transforming Health Professionals Education in Tanzania (THET). […]

  • Student's Suicide Stuns Residents
    on 22/02/2019 at 14:31

    [Citizen] Morogoro -"It is a child who does not know her biological parents; a child who does not know where she was born; a child who wants to die sooner than later. Anyone who reads this message from this diary will know the exact date when this child died". […]

  • Ben Mkapa's Gone, Bujumbura Blunders On
    on 22/02/2019 at 08:54

    [East African] Former Tanzanian president Benjamin Mkapa's February 9 decision to relinquish his role as the facilitator of the Inter-Burundi peace dialogue came as depressing but not completely surprising news. […]

  • From the Field - 'Harvested' Rainwater Saves Tanzanian Students From Stomach Ulcers, Typhoid
    on 22/02/2019 at 08:48

    [Africa Renewal] The students in the Tanzanian town of Bagamoyo once had to decide between getting sick or being thirsty all day long. […]

  • Govt Hit By Shortage of Free Condoms
    on 22/02/2019 at 05:14

    [Nairobi News] Tanzania's government has confirmed an acute condom shortage of free condoms in the country. […]

  • Why Jailing of Ivory Kingpins Matters
    on 21/02/2019 at 17:27

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tuesday's jailing of the 'ivory queen' means two of Tanzania's foremost ivory kingpins are now behind bars, signaling a major turning point in efforts to combat poaching and protect Tanzania's endangered elephants. […]

  • New Law Expected to Improve Transport
    on 21/02/2019 at 17:14

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has created marine and surface transport regulatory authorities. […]

  • PM Expected to Commence Tour of Kilimanjaro Region
    on 21/02/2019 at 17:14

    [Citizen] Moshi -The Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Kassim Majaliwa, is expected to arrive in Kilimanjaro Region on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 5pm for a three-day official visit of the region, starting tomorrow on February 22. […]

  • Soft Drink Producers Retrench 720 Workers
    on 21/02/2019 at 17:14

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Soft drink producers laid off 722 employees between late 2017 and early last year due to cash-flow constraints, The Citizen has learnt. […]

  • Kagera Struggles to Eliminate Malnutrition
    on 21/02/2019 at 17:08

    [Daily News] MORE efforts are needed to ensure that unnecessary deaths among children aged below five years are brought to an end. A recent survey shows that almost 41.7 per cent of children in Kagera Region are suffering from malnutrition. […]

  • Why U.S.$179 Million Cashew Deal Has Yet to Be Executed
    on 21/02/2019 at 16:53

    [Citizen] Arusha -The Kenyan firm that won the tender to buy 100,000 tonnes of Tanzanian cashew nuts is still processing the required legal documents before effecting payments, the government said yesterday. […]

  • NMB to Spend Over U.S.$430,000 for Education, Health Services in Lake Zone
    on 21/02/2019 at 16:53

    [Citizen] Ngara -NMB Bank Plc has set aside Sh1.2 billion for improving education and health in the Lake Zone. […]

  • Government Backtracks On Order Banning Sugar Imports
    on 21/02/2019 at 16:53

    [Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Minister for Agriculture, Mr Japhet Hasunga yesterday retracted his earlier statement banning local sugar manufacturers from importing the product. […]

  • Arusha Holds Forum for Business Community
    on 21/02/2019 at 16:53

    [Citizen] Arusha -At least six ministers and several senior government officials are a business forum today, which has been organised by the Arusha Regional Office. […]

  • Temporary Sugar Import Ban for Local Producers Lifted
    on 21/02/2019 at 15:03

    [Daily News] THE government has backtracked on its decision to revoke sugar import permits to local producers after they boosted production to narrow deficit of the product to 30,000 tonnes only. […]

  • Food Crisis Looming As Animals Destroy Crops
    on 21/02/2019 at 15:03

    [Daily News] ROMBO District residents in Kilimanjaro Region are in danger of facing food shortage if concerted efforts to control wildlife in consuming crops are not employed. […]

  • Another Firm Set to Buy 15,000 Tonnes of Cashew Nuts
    on 21/02/2019 at 15:03

    [Daily News] A LOCAL firm is finalizing a deal to purchase 15,000 tonnes of cashew nuts from the government. Bi-Southern Trade Limited, a company based in Dar es Salaam, is set to seal an agreement with the government, after both parties agreed on the consignment's purchase, according to the Industry and Trade Minister, Mr Joseph Kakunda. […]

  • A Month Later, Govt Bans Sugar Importation Again
    on 21/02/2019 at 08:39

    [East African] A month after lifting a ban on sugar importation, Tanzanian authorities have imposed yet another one, this time putting a stop to the issuance of permits. […]


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