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Police hold 32 in Sh2.08 billion NMB Bank theft

Police are holding 32 people, including five security guards, in connection with the theft of Sh2.08 billion that was being transported to NMB Bank branch in the city.
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Police hold 32 in Sh2.08 billion NMB Bank theft

Police are holding 32 people, including five security guards, in connection with the theft of Sh2.08 billion that was being transported to NMB Bank branch in the city.

Swissport lowers profit projections over Covid-19 crisis

Swissport Tanzania - the ground handling and cargo service provider - has lowered its current year’s profit projections by 83.2 percent, citing the Covid-19 pandemic that created a “tougher than anticipated” business environment.
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Swissport lowers profit projections over Covid-19 crisis

Swissport Tanzania - the ground handling and cargo service provider - has lowered its current year’s profit projections by 83.2 percent, citing the Covid-19 pandemic that created a “tougher than anticipated” business environment.

DR Congo troops kill Angolan soldier in border incident

Tshikapa. An Angolan soldier was killed on Sunday by DR Congo troops after a tense incident and an exchange of gunfire along their border, according to local DR Congo officials.
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DR Congo troops kill Angolan soldier in border incident

Tshikapa. An Angolan soldier was killed on Sunday by DR Congo troops after a tense incident and an exchange of gunfire along their border, according to local DR Congo officials.

Getting closer to a much better count of Africa’s remaining lions

Africa’s lion are one of the world’s favourite animals. But their numbers have been shrinking over the past century, especially over the past 30 years.
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Getting closer to a much better count of Africa’s remaining lions

Africa’s lion are one of the world’s favourite animals. But their numbers have been shrinking over the past century, especially over the past 30 years.

Paying attention: Two body signs that cannot be ignored

I know you will agree with me that whenever you find imperfections on your body when you look in the mirror, you are quick to blame on aging, or stress but really that’s not all the signs that something is wrong with your body.
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Paying attention: Two body signs that cannot be ignored

I know you will agree with me that whenever you find imperfections on your body when you look in the mirror, you are quick to blame on aging, or stress but really that’s not all the signs that something is wrong with your body.

Telcos have revolutionized Tanzanians’ access to internet

It is an increasingly changing world , one that has in recent years witnessed spiraling growth in technology, particularly when it comes to mobile internet.
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Telcos have revolutionized Tanzanians’ access to internet

It is an increasingly changing world , one that has in recent years witnessed spiraling growth in technology, particularly when it comes to mobile internet.

CCM faces decisive week amid rising election fever

This is going to be the busiest week for CCM leaders and members as the ruling party commences important meetings that will culminate in the naming of its flag bearers for this year’s presidential elections.
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CCM faces decisive week amid rising election fever

This is going to be the busiest week for CCM leaders and members as the ruling party commences important meetings that will culminate in the naming of its flag bearers for this year’s presidential elections.

Breaking barriers to dialysis treatment

For the past four years, Peter Mgabe* has been forced to live away from his home, moving his life to Arusha in order to receive the kidney treatment he needed to stay alive.
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Breaking barriers to dialysis treatment

For the past four years, Peter Mgabe* has been forced to live away from his home, moving his life to Arusha in order to receive the kidney treatment he needed to stay alive.

Tanzania halts Petra Diamonds’ decision to sell Williamson Diamond Mine

Tanzania government on Sunday July 5 said it has halted a plan by the International Diamond “Petra Diamonds” to sell off the Williamson Diamond Mine (WDM) in Mwadui, Kishapu District, Shinyanga Region.
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Tanzania halts Petra Diamonds’ decision to sell Williamson Diamond Mine

Tanzania government on Sunday July 5 said it has halted a plan by the International Diamond “Petra Diamonds” to sell off the Williamson Diamond Mine (WDM) in Mwadui, Kishapu District, Shinyanga Region.

Kenya to reopen international flights on August 1

Kenya government has restored both domestic and international flights effective July 15 and August 1 respectively as part of the re-phased re-opening of the economy.
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Kenya to reopen international flights on August 1

Kenya government has restored both domestic and international flights effective July 15 and August 1 respectively as part of the re-phased re-opening of the economy.

Kenyatta reopens Nairobi, places of worship, extends curfew for 30 days

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has today July 6 announced that the cessation of movement order that barred entry into and out of Nairobi, Mombasa and Mandera Counties shall lapse on Tuesday at 4 am.
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Kenyatta reopens Nairobi, places of worship, extends curfew for 30 days

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has today July 6 announced that the cessation of movement order that barred entry into and out of Nairobi, Mombasa and Mandera Counties shall lapse on Tuesday at 4 am.

Tanzania in International Tax Law: Moving towards full tax transparency?

On 11 June, 2020, Tanzania’s Finance Minister Dr Philip Mpango presented the National Budget for FY 2020/21, stating that specific legislative amendments would be introduced in the Income Tax Act, 2004 with an eye toward fulfilling the requirements for the
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Tanzania in International Tax Law: Moving towards full tax transparency?

On 11 June, 2020, Tanzania’s Finance Minister Dr Philip Mpango presented the National Budget for FY 2020/21, stating that specific legislative amendments would be introduced in the Income Tax Act, 2004 with an eye toward fulfilling the requirements for the country’s membership in the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (“the Global Forum”).

Two South Sudanese arrested in Elegu for attacking UPDF soldiers

A South Sudanese soldier and civilian have been arrested in Elegu Town Council in Amuru District following an attack on UPDF soldiers patrolling the porous border entry points.
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Two South Sudanese arrested in Elegu for attacking UPDF soldiers

A South Sudanese soldier and civilian have been arrested in Elegu Town Council in Amuru District following an attack on UPDF soldiers patrolling the porous border entry points.

Kenyans come through for TikTok star Alvan Gatitu as Covid-19 woes bite

As massive job losses from the Covid-19 pandemic throw Kenya into one of the worst employment crises the country has faced, many Kenyans find themselves staring at the possibility of not being able to make a living wage to meet their basic living expenses.
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Kenyans come through for TikTok star Alvan Gatitu as Covid-19 woes bite

As massive job losses from the Covid-19 pandemic throw Kenya into one of the worst employment crises the country has faced, many Kenyans find themselves staring at the possibility of not being able to make a living wage to meet their basic living expenses.

Rural students feel pinch of digital divide amid Covid-19

When the government directed closure of schools in March in efforts to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus, many learning institutions shifted to online learning through television, radio and other online platforms.
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Rural students feel pinch of digital divide amid Covid-19

When the government directed closure of schools in March in efforts to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus, many learning institutions shifted to online learning through television, radio and other online platforms.

WHO reports record single-day surge in global COVID-19 cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday reported 212,326 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day increase since COVID-19 broke out.
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WHO reports record single-day surge in global COVID-19 cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday reported 212,326 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day increase since COVID-19 broke out.

Meet team Marcus Rashford: He has signed with Jay Z’s Roc Nation agency

Marcus Rashford's tie-up with the Roc Nation sports agency is taking the Manchester United striker's profile to another level.
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Meet team Marcus Rashford: He has signed with Jay Z’s Roc Nation agency

Marcus Rashford's tie-up with the Roc Nation sports agency is taking the Manchester United striker's profile to another level.

Tanzanian boxer to lock horns with Congolese opponent

A Tanzanian professional boxer, who came to prominence in recent times, Hassan Mwakinyo, will be among boxers lined up to take part in an international programme scheduled to take place in Dar es Salaam on August 8, this year.
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Tanzanian boxer to lock horns with Congolese opponent

A Tanzanian professional boxer, who came to prominence in recent times, Hassan Mwakinyo, will be among boxers lined up to take part in an international programme scheduled to take place in Dar es Salaam on August 8, this year.

Malawi president Chakwera and his Kenyan connection

Malawi’s new president Lazarus Chakwera is not a stranger in Kenya. In his distinguished academic life, the former Superintendent (Bishop) of the Assemblies of God of Malawi taught at the church’s Global University, which is domiciled at the Buru Buru-bas
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Malawi president Chakwera and his Kenyan connection

Malawi’s new president Lazarus Chakwera is not a stranger in Kenya. In his distinguished academic life, the former Superintendent (Bishop) of the Assemblies of God of Malawi taught at the church’s Global University, which is domiciled at the Buru Buru-based East African School of Theology (EAST).

Kanye West to challenge Trump in US poll

Kanye West, the entertainment mogul who urges listeners in one song to «reach for the stars, so if you fall, you land on a cloud,» announced Saturday he is challenging Donald Trump for the US presidency in 2020.
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Kanye West to challenge Trump in US poll

Kanye West, the entertainment mogul who urges listeners in one song to «reach for the stars, so if you fall, you land on a cloud,» announced Saturday he is challenging Donald Trump for the US presidency in 2020.

What middle income economy status means for Tanzania

Tanzania aimed at attaining middle income status by the year 2025. On  July 1, 2020, the World Bank graduated the country from low to lower-middle income status.
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What middle income economy status means for Tanzania

Tanzania aimed at attaining middle income status by the year 2025. On  July 1, 2020, the World Bank graduated the country from low to lower-middle income status.

Population growth and the journey to upper-middle-income economy

If there were a day in our lifetime on which Mwalimu Julius Nyerere would return  even for just a few hours  it should have been July 1, 2020.
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Population growth and the journey to upper-middle-income economy

If there were a day in our lifetime on which Mwalimu Julius Nyerere would return  even for just a few hours  it should have been July 1, 2020.

Kenya Airways begins job cuts amid nationalization, virus losses

Kenya Airways has started a three-month round of job cuts as lawmakers debate a bill to nationalize the carrier and its losses mount due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic,
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Kenya Airways begins job cuts amid nationalization, virus losses

Kenya Airways has started a three-month round of job cuts as lawmakers debate a bill to nationalize the carrier and its losses mount due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic,

Andengenye makes a comeback as Magufuli appoints new Regional and District Commissioners

Former commissioner general of the Fire and Rescue Force Thobias Andengenye was among nine regional and district commissioners appointed by President John Magufuli yesterday.
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Andengenye makes a comeback as Magufuli appoints new Regional and District Commissioners

Former commissioner general of the Fire and Rescue Force Thobias Andengenye was among nine regional and district commissioners appointed by President John Magufuli yesterday.

Seven injured in car bombing at Mogadishu port

At least seven people were wounded on Saturday as police shot a suicide car bomber at a checkpoint outside the port in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said
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Seven injured in car bombing at Mogadishu port

At least seven people were wounded on Saturday as police shot a suicide car bomber at a checkpoint outside the port in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police and witnesses said

WHO urges African countries resuming air travel to take safety measures seriously

The World Health Organization called on African countries Thursday to take comprehensive safety measures to “mitigate a surge” in COVID-19 cases, as nations resume air travel.
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WHO urges African countries resuming air travel to take safety measures seriously

The World Health Organization called on African countries Thursday to take comprehensive safety measures to “mitigate a surge” in COVID-19 cases, as nations resume air travel.