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Yetu to raise Sh2 billion in fresh offer

Dar es Salaam. Yetu Microfinance Bank Plc is in September this year set to issue another Initial Public Offering (IPO) to raise Sh2 billion in its market capitalisation at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).
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Yetu to raise Sh2 billion in fresh offer

Dar es Salaam. Yetu Microfinance Bank Plc is in September this year set to issue another Initial Public Offering (IPO) to raise Sh2 billion in its market capitalisation at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).

Cardinal Pengo: 27 years of unparalleled success

For most of the faithful, he is more than a cardinal or a bishop. In the world of spirits, devout Catholics in Dar es Salaam and elsewhere he served consider him a loving father who has lived to feed and safeguard his family with the word of God.
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Cardinal Pengo: 27 years of unparalleled success

For most of the faithful, he is more than a cardinal or a bishop. In the world of spirits, devout Catholics in Dar es Salaam and elsewhere he served consider him a loving father who has lived to feed and safeguard his family with the word of God.

Painful moment as victims of tanker blast count losses

Morogoro. Small remnants of burned-out wreckage of motorbikes and other property are the only signs left of Itigi Msanvu, a formerly vibrant area in Morogoro town now turned into a scene from hell where more than 90 people died following a fuel tanker infern
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Painful moment as victims of tanker blast count losses

Morogoro. Small remnants of burned-out wreckage of motorbikes and other property are the only signs left of Itigi Msanvu, a formerly vibrant area in Morogoro town now turned into a scene from hell where more than 90 people died following a fuel tanker inferno a week ago.

SA leader’s emotional Mazimbu tour

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that Morogoro Region in Tanzania – which hosted guerrillas who were fighting for freedom of his country – has a special place in his heart.
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SA leader’s emotional Mazimbu tour

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that Morogoro Region in Tanzania – which hosted guerrillas who were fighting for freedom of his country – has a special place in his heart.

The ‘big agenda’ for leaders

The task of rolling out an ambitious regional industrialisation programme looms large as the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) heads of state and government begin their summit in Dar es Salaam today.
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The ‘big agenda’ for leaders

The task of rolling out an ambitious regional industrialisation programme looms large as the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) heads of state and government begin their summit in Dar es Salaam today.

President Magufuli assumes Sadc chairmanship, calls for the West to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe

President John Magufuli assumes Southern African Development Community (SADC) cahirmanship as he called for the West to lift sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe.
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President Magufuli assumes Sadc chairmanship, calls for the West to lift sanctions against Zimbabwe

President John Magufuli assumes Southern African Development Community (SADC) cahirmanship as he called for the West to lift sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe.

President Magufuli touts Kiswahili as he welcomes SADC Heads of State

President John Magufuli welcomes Southern African Development Community (Sadc) delegates to the 39th heads of state summit, which is being held at the Julius Nyerere International Conversional Center (JNICC).
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President Magufuli touts Kiswahili as he welcomes SADC Heads of State

President John Magufuli welcomes Southern African Development Community (Sadc) delegates to the 39th heads of state summit, which is being held at the Julius Nyerere International Conversional Center (JNICC).

More needed to be done to industrialize Sadc member states

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has admitted that member states are still far from attaining their goal of achieving industrial economies by at least 20 per cent by 2020.
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More needed to be done to industrialize Sadc member states

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has admitted that member states are still far from attaining their goal of achieving industrial economies by at least 20 per cent by 2020.

Sudan allows Al-Jazeera to reopen office: channel

Sudan has allowed Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera to reopen its Khartoum office, which they had shut down in May, the channel's director in the Sudanese capital told AFP Friday.
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Sudan allows Al-Jazeera to reopen office: channel

Sudan has allowed Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera to reopen its Khartoum office, which they had shut down in May, the channel's director in the Sudanese capital told AFP Friday.

Gabon's Bongo in first live public appearance after stroke

President Ali Bongo of Gabon on Friday made his first live appearance in public nearly 10 months after suffering a stroke, attending ceremonies in the capital Libreville.
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Gabon's Bongo in first live public appearance after stroke

President Ali Bongo of Gabon on Friday made his first live appearance in public nearly 10 months after suffering a stroke, attending ceremonies in the capital Libreville.

Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying ban

Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators on Friday during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban.
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Zimbabwe police beat protesters defying ban

Riot police in Zimbabwe fired teargas and beat demonstrators on Friday during a crackdown on opposition supporters who have taken to Harare's streets despite a protest ban.

ALERT: 17 Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon coast

Nine Chinese and eight Ukrainian seamen were abducted on Thursday when two merchant vessels came under attack in Cameroonian waters in the Gulf of Guinea, sources said Friday.
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ALERT: 17 Chinese, Ukrainian seamen kidnapped off Cameroon coast

Nine Chinese and eight Ukrainian seamen were abducted on Thursday when two merchant vessels came under attack in Cameroonian waters in the Gulf of Guinea, sources said Friday.

Kenya’s Plan to tax YouTube, Netflix in final stages

The ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix.
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Kenya’s Plan to tax YouTube, Netflix in final stages

The ICT ministry is in the final stages of developing a framework that will be used to tax foreign online streaming media services such as YouTube and Netflix.

South Africa’s President Ramaphosa speaks Kiswahili on Mondays

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said he has learnt a great deal of Kiswahili language with the aid of the books that were given to him by President Magufuli in May.
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South Africa’s President Ramaphosa speaks Kiswahili on Mondays

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said he has learnt a great deal of Kiswahili language with the aid of the books that were given to him by President Magufuli in May.

Heads of States continue to arrive in Dar es Salaam for the SADC conference

Three heads of states from Angola, Zambia and Seychelles have already arrived today Friday for the Southern African Development Community (Sadc), 39th heads of state summit scheduled for August 17 and 18 in Dar es Salaam.
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Heads of States continue to arrive in Dar es Salaam for the SADC conference

Three heads of states from Angola, Zambia and Seychelles have already arrived today Friday for the Southern African Development Community (Sadc), 39th heads of state summit scheduled for August 17 and 18 in Dar es Salaam.

Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups

At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday.
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Activists 'abducted' ahead of Zimbabwe protests: rights groups

At least six opposition and rights activists were abducted and tortured by unidentified assailants in Zimbabwe ahead of planned protests against worsening economic problems, rights groups charged Thursday.

Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar has freed an Iranian oil tanker detained last month on suspicion of sanctions-busting, despite a last-minute plea by the United States authorities.
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Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar has freed an Iranian oil tanker detained last month on suspicion of sanctions-busting, despite a last-minute plea by the United States authorities.

Al-Shabab ties of Akasha son who killed wife

Confessed international drug trafficker Baktash Akasha appears certain to be given a long prison term — possibly life without parole — at a sentencing session set for today in a New York courtroom.
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Al-Shabab ties of Akasha son who killed wife

Confessed international drug trafficker Baktash Akasha appears certain to be given a long prison term — possibly life without parole — at a sentencing session set for today in a New York courtroom.

Revealed: How Huawei helped Museveni spy on Bobi Wine

An investigation by Wall Street Journal claims Huawei technicians helped authorities in Uganda to intercept encrypted messages to penetrate a WhatsApp chat group in which musician and politician Bobi Wine is a member.
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Revealed: How Huawei helped Museveni spy on Bobi Wine

An investigation by Wall Street Journal claims Huawei technicians helped authorities in Uganda to intercept encrypted messages to penetrate a WhatsApp chat group in which musician and politician Bobi Wine is a member.

Sangara villagers to benefit from Sh229 million water project

Over 650 residents of Sangara Village in Babati District, Manyara Region who were facing water shortage will now get relieaf following the launching of a Sh229 million water project.
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Sangara villagers to benefit from Sh229 million water project

Over 650 residents of Sangara Village in Babati District, Manyara Region who were facing water shortage will now get relieaf following the launching of a Sh229 million water project.

ATCL filling the void left in international sky

Air Tanzania flies to Mumbai from Dar es Salaam thrice a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner offering wide range of services including Free Wi-Fi, television, giving you vast unusual experience such as domestic tourist attractio
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ATCL filling the void left in international sky

Air Tanzania flies to Mumbai from Dar es Salaam thrice a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner offering wide range of services including Free Wi-Fi, television, giving you vast unusual experience such as domestic tourist attractions, cinema and kids’ games.

Caster Semenya unfazed after middle distance ban

South Africa's two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday shrugged off critics in the face of a ruling that has banned her from defending her world middle distance title in Doha in September.
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Caster Semenya unfazed after middle distance ban

South Africa's two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya on Wednesday shrugged off critics in the face of a ruling that has banned her from defending her world middle distance title in Doha in September.

Somali army base hit by suspected Al-Shabaab attack

An army base in southern Somalia was struck by car bombs and gunfire on Wednesday, a military official and witnesses said, in an attack claimed by the Al-Shabaab militant group.
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Somali army base hit by suspected Al-Shabaab attack

An army base in southern Somalia was struck by car bombs and gunfire on Wednesday, a military official and witnesses said, in an attack claimed by the Al-Shabaab militant group.

Sadc to press against Zimbabwe sanctions

Removal of sanctions against Zimbabwe will top the agenda of the coming summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc).
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Sadc to press against Zimbabwe sanctions

Removal of sanctions against Zimbabwe will top the agenda of the coming summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern Africa Development Community (Sadc).

South Africa’s President Ramaphosa arrives in Tanzania

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Tanzania for a two-day state visit on the invitation of President John Pombe Magufuli.
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South Africa’s President Ramaphosa arrives in Tanzania

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived in Tanzania for a two-day state visit on the invitation of President John Pombe Magufuli.

Malawi court sentences three to death over albino killing

A Malawi court has convicted and sentenced two men and a woman to death for killing a person with albinism, a judiciary official said on Wednesday.
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Malawi court sentences three to death over albino killing

A Malawi court has convicted and sentenced two men and a woman to death for killing a person with albinism, a judiciary official said on Wednesday.