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Games flop not suprising

The 21st Commonwealth Games ended last weekend in Gold Coast, Australia, and, not surprisingly, Tanzania did not win any medal.
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Games flop not suprising

The 21st Commonwealth Games ended last weekend in Gold Coast, Australia, and, not surprisingly, Tanzania did not win any medal.

TOUGH JUSTICE : Why online content regulation is a blow to youth enterprise

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent two days at Capitol Hill earlier this month being grilled by US senators on his company’s role in the Cambridge Analytica saga, and the alleged elections interference that continues to dog US President Donald T
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TOUGH JUSTICE : Why online content regulation is a blow to youth enterprise

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spent two days at Capitol Hill earlier this month being grilled by US senators on his company’s role in the Cambridge Analytica saga, and the alleged elections interference that continues to dog US President Donald Trump.

Man kills wife over failure to ‘bring’ him male kids

Police in Kigoma Region is holding a resident of Itumbiko Village in Kakonko District, Mr Ndimugwanko Mlovezi for allegedly thrashing his wife Ms Selina Simon to death after she failed to bring him male kids.
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Man kills wife over failure to ‘bring’ him male kids

Police in Kigoma Region is holding a resident of Itumbiko Village in Kakonko District, Mr Ndimugwanko Mlovezi for allegedly thrashing his wife Ms Selina Simon to death after she failed to bring him male kids.

Letter to Lissu: please, don’t go back home

Dear Tundu, I am happy to note that you are improving after some betes noires wanted to kill you. I am writing this open letter not to teach you the right thing to do. Although our media, and possibly people, seem to have forgotten you, I still remember you
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Letter to Lissu: please, don’t go back home

Dear Tundu, I am happy to note that you are improving after some betes noires wanted to kill you. I am writing this open letter not to teach you the right thing to do. Although our media, and possibly people, seem to have forgotten you, I still remember you though with pangs and twangs due to what befell you. This is because, it seems, the attempt on your life has been treated as a normal criminal act while it actually is more than that. You once said: “This was a political assassination which isn’t new in our country”.

Little ways to up your style game

Whether you’ve got a job interview where you’ve got to dress to impress or you simply want to look super stylish on the first day of school, it can be tough to up your style game. If you’re looking for a few great tips to step up your style game these s
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Little ways to up your style game

Whether you’ve got a job interview where you’ve got to dress to impress or you simply want to look super stylish on the first day of school, it can be tough to up your style game. If you’re looking for a few great tips to step up your style game these suggestions are sure to come in handy. I’m sure that if you follow even one or two of these tips, you’ll be sure to turn heads and impress!

Coping with endometriosis

When I met Hellen Malika, 37, she was standing in a long queue waiting to see her gynaecologist at Mwananyamala Hospital. Wearing a long red dress with a blue scarf on her shoulders, she waved at me with a warm smile.
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Coping with endometriosis

When I met Hellen Malika, 37, she was standing in a long queue waiting to see her gynaecologist at Mwananyamala Hospital. Wearing a long red dress with a blue scarf on her shoulders, she waved at me with a warm smile.

African public officials accountability has deteriorated, report reveals

Over the past decade, the African average for Accountability of Public Officials has deteriorated, with the pace of decline worsening over the last five years, a 2018 Ibrahim Forum Report reveals.
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African public officials accountability has deteriorated, report reveals

Over the past decade, the African average for Accountability of Public Officials has deteriorated, with the pace of decline worsening over the last five years, a 2018 Ibrahim Forum Report reveals.

Residents call for reduced costs of land surveying

Residents of Lumumba Street in Pangani Ward have asked Kibaha District Council in Coast Region to find out whether the land surveying charges they pay could be reduced from Sh.4, 500 for one square metre to Sh2, 500 that they would manage to pay.
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Residents call for reduced costs of land surveying

Residents of Lumumba Street in Pangani Ward have asked Kibaha District Council in Coast Region to find out whether the land surveying charges they pay could be reduced from Sh.4, 500 for one square metre to Sh2, 500 that they would manage to pay.

Sterling hungry for more after Man City Premier League win

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says he is hungry to win the Premier League again, warning the champions against complacency as they chase more glory.
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Sterling hungry for more after Man City Premier League win

Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says he is hungry to win the Premier League again, warning the champions against complacency as they chase more glory.

Economic crisis forces slowdown at Venezuela universities

Teachers unable to pay the bus fare to get to class, students stuck in long supermarket lines in the quest for affordable food: Venezuela's academics say the deep economic crisis is paralyzing the country's universities.
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Economic crisis forces slowdown at Venezuela universities

Teachers unable to pay the bus fare to get to class, students stuck in long supermarket lines in the quest for affordable food: Venezuela's academics say the deep economic crisis is paralyzing the country's universities.

Surprise IS attack kills 25 regime forces in east Syria: monitor

The Islamic State group launched a surprise attack near a town in eastern Syria they had lost six months ago, killing at least 25 regime forces, a monitor said Thursday.
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Surprise IS attack kills 25 regime forces in east Syria: monitor

The Islamic State group launched a surprise attack near a town in eastern Syria they had lost six months ago, killing at least 25 regime forces, a monitor said Thursday.

Dar RC hits back at ministers criticising initiative on ‘deserted children’

Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda has hit back at ministers and other prominent figures who have criticised his campaign against “irresponsible parents”.
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Dar RC hits back at ministers criticising initiative on ‘deserted children’

Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda has hit back at ministers and other prominent figures who have criticised his campaign against “irresponsible parents”.

VIDEO: Diamond Platnumz, Nandy grilled by communications regulator over ‘Kissing’ post

Artiste Nasseb Abdul popularly known as Diamond Plutinumz was on Thursday, April 19, 2018, grilled by Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) in connection with an indecent footage he had posted on social media.
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VIDEO: Diamond Platnumz, Nandy grilled by communications regulator over ‘Kissing’ post

Artiste Nasseb Abdul popularly known as Diamond Plutinumz was on Thursday, April 19, 2018, grilled by Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) in connection with an indecent footage he had posted on social media.

Health ministry budget too small, denies quality health to public-Bunge Committee

Only 57 per cent of the proposed budget of Sh1.07 trillion for health in last financial year was received by the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children by February this year.
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Health ministry budget too small, denies quality health to public-Bunge Committee

Only 57 per cent of the proposed budget of Sh1.07 trillion for health in last financial year was received by the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children by February this year.

Twelve MCL journalists nominated for excellence in journalism awards

Twelve  journalists from Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of The Citizen, Mwananchi and Mwanaspoti newspapers have been nominated for the 2017 Excellence in Journalism Award in Tanzania (EJAT).
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Twelve MCL journalists nominated for excellence in journalism awards

Twelve  journalists from Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of The Citizen, Mwananchi and Mwanaspoti newspapers have been nominated for the 2017 Excellence in Journalism Award in Tanzania (EJAT).

Over 30,000 girls to be administered with cervical cancer vaccine in Mwanza

Regional authorities here will administer at least 31,291 girls aged 14 with a vaccine to protect them from developing cervical cancer.
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Over 30,000 girls to be administered with cervical cancer vaccine in Mwanza

Regional authorities here will administer at least 31,291 girls aged 14 with a vaccine to protect them from developing cervical cancer.

Over 600 co-parents respond to RC’s summons

Over 600 male co-parents have responded to the summons issued by regional commissioner Paul Makonda after their counterparts sought legal help with the regard to the expenses child upbringing.
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Over 600 co-parents respond to RC’s summons

Over 600 male co-parents have responded to the summons issued by regional commissioner Paul Makonda after their counterparts sought legal help with the regard to the expenses child upbringing.

China launches website to report foreign spies

China has stepped up its campaign against foreign espionage with a website in Mandarin and English encouraging people to report national security threats such as bids to «overthrow the socialist system».
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China launches website to report foreign spies

China has stepped up its campaign against foreign espionage with a website in Mandarin and English encouraging people to report national security threats such as bids to «overthrow the socialist system».

Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria after Western strikes

The world's chemical weapons watchdog is set to convene Monday to discuss the suspected toxic gas assault in Syria that prompted an unprecedented wave of Western strikes, as its inspectors probe the attack near Damascus.
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Chemical inspectors launch probe in Syria after Western strikes

The world's chemical weapons watchdog is set to convene Monday to discuss the suspected toxic gas assault in Syria that prompted an unprecedented wave of Western strikes, as its inspectors probe the attack near Damascus.

China, Japan vow 'new starting point' in ties

Asian rivals China and Japan on Monday pledged a «new starting point» for bilateral ties, vowing to co-operate closely amid a flurry of diplomacy on the North Korean missile threat.
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China, Japan vow 'new starting point' in ties

Asian rivals China and Japan on Monday pledged a «new starting point» for bilateral ties, vowing to co-operate closely amid a flurry of diplomacy on the North Korean missile threat.

What drivers should do during rainy season

The Dar es Salaam Special Zone Traffic Officer, Mr Marison Mwakyoma has outlined five things that drivers must consider to avoid accidents during this rainy season.
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What drivers should do during rainy season

The Dar es Salaam Special Zone Traffic Officer, Mr Marison Mwakyoma has outlined five things that drivers must consider to avoid accidents during this rainy season.

Should ministers respond to CAG’s report in media? This is what they say….

Since the Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Prof Mussa Assad, submitted his audit report for the 2016/17 financial to Parliament, three ministers have convened meeting with journalists to explain some of the raised issue.
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Should ministers respond to CAG’s report in media? This is what they say….

Since the Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Prof Mussa Assad, submitted his audit report for the 2016/17 financial to Parliament, three ministers have convened meeting with journalists to explain some of the raised issue.

Public schools close down as seven people die over floods

More than seven people have died due to floods that have been caused by the incessant downpour of the past three days in Dar es Salaam, the Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda has said. The rains that have been pouring consistently since Saturday have also dem
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Public schools close down as seven people die over floods

More than seven people have died due to floods that have been caused by the incessant downpour of the past three days in Dar es Salaam, the Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda has said. The rains that have been pouring consistently since Saturday have also demolished houses and destroyed some transport infrastructure.

Afghans register to vote in long-delayed elections amid violence

Afghanistan at the weekend began registering voters across the war-torn country as it seeks to ensure that long-delayed legislative elections in October are seen as credible and fraud-free.
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Afghans register to vote in long-delayed elections amid violence

Afghanistan at the weekend began registering voters across the war-torn country as it seeks to ensure that long-delayed legislative elections in October are seen as credible and fraud-free.

Beyonce throws Coachella homecoming with Destiny's Child reunion

Beyonce returned spectacularly to the stage with a joyous, homecoming-themed party at the Coachella festival where she delighted fans with a rare reunion of her former trio Destiny's Child.
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Beyonce throws Coachella homecoming with Destiny's Child reunion

Beyonce returned spectacularly to the stage with a joyous, homecoming-themed party at the Coachella festival where she delighted fans with a rare reunion of her former trio Destiny's Child.

Belief Clinton would win election 'factor' in email probe: Com

Former FBI chief James Comey said his belief that Hillary Clinton would be elected president in 2016 «was a factor» in his handling of the probe into her misuse of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
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Belief Clinton would win election 'factor' in email probe: Com

Former FBI chief James Comey said his belief that Hillary Clinton would be elected president in 2016 «was a factor» in his handling of the probe into her misuse of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Lissu sends farewell greetings to TLS

President of the Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) Tundu Lissu has sent farewell greetings to members of the Bar who are sitting in Arusha to elect their new secretariat.
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Lissu sends farewell greetings to TLS

President of the Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) Tundu Lissu has sent farewell greetings to members of the Bar who are sitting in Arusha to elect their new secretariat.

Kigoma business centres to cut red tape, argues DAS

The completion of business centres in all district councils in the region here will increase opportunities to local and foreign investors, Buhigwe District Administrative Secretary Peter Masinde has said.
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Kigoma business centres to cut red tape, argues DAS

The completion of business centres in all district councils in the region here will increase opportunities to local and foreign investors, Buhigwe District Administrative Secretary Peter Masinde has said.

THINKING ALOUD: Western media is blind to development in Tanzania

I was not surprised when I read the article under the deadline “Democracy under assault: Tanzania’s rogue president” in The Economist (March 15, 2018).
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THINKING ALOUD: Western media is blind to development in Tanzania

I was not surprised when I read the article under the deadline “Democracy under assault: Tanzania’s rogue president” in The Economist (March 15, 2018).