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Broke, but ‘nephew’ wants some more

You’re at the counter—as usual. The music from the two big speakers mounted at both corners of the counter aren’t loud today, so you can easily hear when the akaunta says: “Karibu mzee.” And when you chat with this young fellow on the stool next to
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Broke, but ‘nephew’ wants some more

You’re at the counter—as usual. The music from the two big speakers mounted at both corners of the counter aren’t loud today, so you can easily hear when the akaunta says: “Karibu mzee.” And when you chat with this young fellow on the stool next to yours, Sam, you don’t have to shout.

Banking on beauty: use of online platforms.

When we talk of beauty and makeup in Tanzania, beauty enthusiasts will quickly point out brands such as Lavvy makeup, Kylie’s line of cosmetics and Fenty beauty as some of the leading brands.
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Banking on beauty: use of online platforms.

When we talk of beauty and makeup in Tanzania, beauty enthusiasts will quickly point out brands such as Lavvy makeup, Kylie’s line of cosmetics and Fenty beauty as some of the leading brands.

Messi to miss Morocco friendly after injury on international return

Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup.
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Messi to miss Morocco friendly after injury on international return

Lionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendly against Morocco next week after picking up a groin injury in the shock 3-1 defeat to Venezuela on Friday as he made his first international appearance since the 2018 World Cup.

Southgate lauds England hat-trick hero Sterling's coming of age

England manager Gareth Southgate hailed Raheem Sterling's coming of age on the international stage after hitting his first hat-trick for the Three Lions in a 5-0 demolition of the Czech Republic on Friday.
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Southgate lauds England hat-trick hero Sterling's coming of age

England manager Gareth Southgate hailed Raheem Sterling's coming of age on the international stage after hitting his first hat-trick for the Three Lions in a 5-0 demolition of the Czech Republic on Friday.

Rufiji, Wami receive support for monitoring river basins

The US government has supported Tanzania with equipment and services worth $980,000 (Sh2.3 billion) to improve water monitoring at Rufiji and Ruvu basins.
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Rufiji, Wami receive support for monitoring river basins

The US government has supported Tanzania with equipment and services worth $980,000 (Sh2.3 billion) to improve water monitoring at Rufiji and Ruvu basins.

Hub connecting Africa’s creatives

Filmmakers in Tanzania now have something to smile about after an online portal was unveiled where they will be able to interact with other players in the film industry from all over Africa.
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Hub connecting Africa’s creatives

Filmmakers in Tanzania now have something to smile about after an online portal was unveiled where they will be able to interact with other players in the film industry from all over Africa.

Why collaborations are more successful

When Bongo Flava artiste Diamond Platinumz released Number One in 2013 it was just another Bongo Flava song and not many expected it to rise to international standards but that was not until he released the remix featuring Nigerian star Davido.
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Why collaborations are more successful

When Bongo Flava artiste Diamond Platinumz released Number One in 2013 it was just another Bongo Flava song and not many expected it to rise to international standards but that was not until he released the remix featuring Nigerian star Davido.

Why the national dress continues to be elusive

Clothing make a man, so they say. It is a form of identity that a folk costume expresses an identity through which is usually associated with a geographic area or a period of time in history.
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Why the national dress continues to be elusive

Clothing make a man, so they say. It is a form of identity that a folk costume expresses an identity through which is usually associated with a geographic area or a period of time in history.

Toll from cyclone-hit southern Africa surges as UN launches health aid

The death toll from a cyclone that ravaged three southern African countries last week headed Thursday towards 400, as officials estimated that more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the storm and 15,000 people were still stranded in floodwater.
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Toll from cyclone-hit southern Africa surges as UN launches health aid

The death toll from a cyclone that ravaged three southern African countries last week headed Thursday towards 400, as officials estimated that more than 1.7 million people had been affected by the storm and 15,000 people were still stranded in floodwater.

US team seeks to provide water, hygiene in cyclone-hit Mozambique

The United States said Thursday it had sent a team to cyclone-hit Mozambique to provide safe drinking water and other necessities after the region's biggest storm in decades.
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US team seeks to provide water, hygiene in cyclone-hit Mozambique

The United States said Thursday it had sent a team to cyclone-hit Mozambique to provide safe drinking water and other necessities after the region's biggest storm in decades.

Make access to clean water sustainable, stakeholders urge

Dar es Salaam. WaterAid Tanzania has called for sustainable access to clean water for all, and stronger protection against overuse and misuse of the water supply in the country.
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Make access to clean water sustainable, stakeholders urge

Dar es Salaam. WaterAid Tanzania has called for sustainable access to clean water for all, and stronger protection against overuse and misuse of the water supply in the country.

It is time to invest in listed stocks

An analysis of the underlying activities driving our equities and the fixed-income markets over the last couple of months presents reassuring outlooks for prospective investors at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange’s listed securities.
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It is time to invest in listed stocks

An analysis of the underlying activities driving our equities and the fixed-income markets over the last couple of months presents reassuring outlooks for prospective investors at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange’s listed securities.

Why is it hard for startups to raise money?

There is a general understanding that access to finance is more challenging to start-ups than to late stage companies, despite African start-ups continue to attract more venture capital money.
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Why is it hard for startups to raise money?

There is a general understanding that access to finance is more challenging to start-ups than to late stage companies, despite African start-ups continue to attract more venture capital money.

Ronaldo signing signals Serie A renaissance: Baresi

Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Juventus last year was a shot in the arm for Serie A and bolstered the impression that the league is undergoing a renaissance Italy and AC Milan legend Franco Baresi told AFP.
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Ronaldo signing signals Serie A renaissance: Baresi

Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Juventus last year was a shot in the arm for Serie A and bolstered the impression that the league is undergoing a renaissance Italy and AC Milan legend Franco Baresi told AFP.

Pogba wants 'happy coach' Solskjaer to stay at Man Utd

Paul Pogba hopes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is given the Manchester United manager's job on a permanent basis after the Norwegian turned the club's fortunes around.
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Pogba wants 'happy coach' Solskjaer to stay at Man Utd

Paul Pogba hopes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is given the Manchester United manager's job on a permanent basis after the Norwegian turned the club's fortunes around.

Ethiopia crash: Boeing chiefs summoned

The US Justice Department has issued summons as part of an investigation into certification and marketing of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, the CNN reported on Thursday.
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Ethiopia crash: Boeing chiefs summoned

The US Justice Department has issued summons as part of an investigation into certification and marketing of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, the CNN reported on Thursday.

Uganda/Tanzania: Afcon Qualifier - Cranes Intensify Preparations as Taifa Stars Rally Fans

Uganda Cranes coach Sebastien  Desabre will have gone to bed last night with a pretty clearer picture of how he will set up against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania.
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Uganda/Tanzania: Afcon Qualifier - Cranes Intensify Preparations as Taifa Stars Rally Fans

Uganda Cranes coach Sebastien  Desabre will have gone to bed last night with a pretty clearer picture of how he will set up against the Taifa Stars of Tanzania.

US avails $500,000 grant to support women politicians

The United States government under USAID has disbursed a grant amounting to $500,000 to support a project dubbed: «Women's Leadership and Political Participation-Phase II» implemented by UN Women in Tanzania.
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US avails $500,000 grant to support women politicians

The United States government under USAID has disbursed a grant amounting to $500,000 to support a project dubbed: «Women's Leadership and Political Participation-Phase II» implemented by UN Women in Tanzania.

Tanzania: Over 1,400 poor Kilimanjaro households receive Sh1.5 billion Tasaf grants

A total of 1,461 families in Moshi municipality are smiling all the way to the bank, thanks to Sh1.5 billion grants they have received from the Tanzania Social Action Fund (Tasaf).  
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Tanzania: Over 1,400 poor Kilimanjaro households receive Sh1.5 billion Tasaf grants

A total of 1,461 families in Moshi municipality are smiling all the way to the bank, thanks to Sh1.5 billion grants they have received from the Tanzania Social Action Fund (Tasaf).  

Ethiopia crash: Man refuses to bury soil

A man who lost his wife, three children and mother-in-law in the Ethiopian Airways plane crash on Wednesday ruled out burying the soil scooped from the scene of the accident, as it was against his faith.
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Ethiopia crash: Man refuses to bury soil

A man who lost his wife, three children and mother-in-law in the Ethiopian Airways plane crash on Wednesday ruled out burying the soil scooped from the scene of the accident, as it was against his faith.

Amnesty report: Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate

Amnesty International Wednesday accused US forces of killing several civilians in Somalia as they «dramatically increased» the number of air strikes in the volatile country, but the US military denied the deaths.
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Amnesty report: Civilian deaths mount as US drone strikes in Somalia escalate

Amnesty International Wednesday accused US forces of killing several civilians in Somalia as they «dramatically increased» the number of air strikes in the volatile country, but the US military denied the deaths.

Report: Consumption of diesel sees increase

Consumption of diesel increased by seven per cent during the 2017/18 financial year compared to the previous year, a new Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (Ewura) 2018 report shows.
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Report: Consumption of diesel sees increase

Consumption of diesel increased by seven per cent during the 2017/18 financial year compared to the previous year, a new Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (Ewura) 2018 report shows.

Suspected robber killed in shootout

Police in Tanga Region have launched an intensive manhunt for three suspected armed robbers who escaped after a shootout with law enforcers that claimed the life of one of them at Songa Village, in Muheza District, last week.
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Suspected robber killed in shootout

Police in Tanga Region have launched an intensive manhunt for three suspected armed robbers who escaped after a shootout with law enforcers that claimed the life of one of them at Songa Village, in Muheza District, last week.

Questions as Kenyan doctor dies in Cuba

Dr Hamisi Ali Juma was to embark on a journey back to his wife and eight-month-old baby in Kenya when news broke that he had allegedly committed suicide in Cuba.
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Questions as Kenyan doctor dies in Cuba

Dr Hamisi Ali Juma was to embark on a journey back to his wife and eight-month-old baby in Kenya when news broke that he had allegedly committed suicide in Cuba.

Uganda probes two deaths after shipment of food aid

KAMPALA, Uganda said Monday it had suspended distribution of a fortified food supplement provided by a UN agency after two people died and scores fell ill.
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Uganda probes two deaths after shipment of food aid

KAMPALA, Uganda said Monday it had suspended distribution of a fortified food supplement provided by a UN agency after two people died and scores fell ill.

Irrigation projects fail to end perennial hunger in Turkana

The fanfare that greeted the launch of dozens of projects aimed at ending perennial hunger in Turkana County years ago has evaporated after many turned into white elephants.
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Irrigation projects fail to end perennial hunger in Turkana

The fanfare that greeted the launch of dozens of projects aimed at ending perennial hunger in Turkana County years ago has evaporated after many turned into white elephants.