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Eliud Kipchoge slams plans to ban his two hour marathon Nikes

Eliud Kipchoge remains defiant that the controversial Nike shoes that he ran his sub-two-hour marathon in are 'fair', claiming the sport should get on board with technological advances, reports Mail online.
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Eliud Kipchoge slams plans to ban his two hour marathon Nikes

Eliud Kipchoge remains defiant that the controversial Nike shoes that he ran his sub-two-hour marathon in are 'fair', claiming the sport should get on board with technological advances, reports Mail online.

The dangers of using make-up

A new research has pointed out that some makeup contains ingredients that can cause blindness if you’re not careful. Most ladies still buy makeup without checking the expiry date and they share these beauty products oblivious of the danger they are exposin
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The dangers of using make-up

A new research has pointed out that some makeup contains ingredients that can cause blindness if you’re not careful. Most ladies still buy makeup without checking the expiry date and they share these beauty products oblivious of the danger they are exposing themselves to. According to researchers, sharing of the products, not cleaning and using expired products, is dangerous and can cause either herpes or blindness.

Dewji fortune shrinks by $300m in latest ranking

Businessman Mohammed Dewji’s fortune shrunk by $300 million (Sh960 billion) last year, according to Forbes’ latest ranking of Africa’s billionaires listing in 2020.
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Dewji fortune shrinks by $300m in latest ranking

Businessman Mohammed Dewji’s fortune shrunk by $300 million (Sh960 billion) last year, according to Forbes’ latest ranking of Africa’s billionaires listing in 2020.

Sim card switch off to negatively impact on revenues

Locking out phone users who fail to have their SIM cards registered biometrically Monday, would adversely impact the economy and the communication sector. Smooth execution of the plan seems to be hampered by the slow pace at which the National Identification
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Sim card switch off to negatively impact on revenues

Locking out phone users who fail to have their SIM cards registered biometrically Monday, would adversely impact the economy and the communication sector. Smooth execution of the plan seems to be hampered by the slow pace at which the National Identification Authority (Nida) in issuing the National IDs, the sole document required for biometric registration, which kicked off on May 1, last year.

Uhuru Kenyatta signals anti-terror sting operations

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that security officers will mount sting operation to flush out Al Shabaab operatives in the North Eastern and Coastal regions which have witnessed a spike in terrorist attacks since December.
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Uhuru Kenyatta signals anti-terror sting operations

President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that security officers will mount sting operation to flush out Al Shabaab operatives in the North Eastern and Coastal regions which have witnessed a spike in terrorist attacks since December.

US braces for cyber threats from Iran as military clash fears ebb

Iran is widely expected to ramp up cyberattacks against the United States in response to the US killing of a top Iranian leader this month even as fears have receded about a military confrontation between the two countries.
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US braces for cyber threats from Iran as military clash fears ebb

Iran is widely expected to ramp up cyberattacks against the United States in response to the US killing of a top Iranian leader this month even as fears have receded about a military confrontation between the two countries.

What Tanzanian players say about Samatta’s impending switch to the EPL

With Mbwana Samatta’s move to Aston Villa now eminent, Tanzania Premier league players have spoken out on the Taifa Stars’ move to the English Premier League. And in unison they all wish him well as he attains another first for Tanzania’s football histo
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What Tanzanian players say about Samatta’s impending switch to the EPL

With Mbwana Samatta’s move to Aston Villa now eminent, Tanzania Premier league players have spoken out on the Taifa Stars’ move to the English Premier League. And in unison they all wish him well as he attains another first for Tanzania’s football history.

The Tanzania Digital Awards (TDA) launched in Dar es Salaam

Tanzania Digital Awards (TDA) has launched its awards scheme that honors creativity, innovation and efficacy in harnessing digital space for positive societal changes.
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The Tanzania Digital Awards (TDA) launched in Dar es Salaam

Tanzania Digital Awards (TDA) has launched its awards scheme that honors creativity, innovation and efficacy in harnessing digital space for positive societal changes.

Makamba anxiously waiting to be summoned for interrogation

Thirty four days (34) gone since CCM announced that it would interrogate former three party  stalwarts , the trio are yet to be summoned  by the party’s ethics committee.
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Makamba anxiously waiting to be summoned for interrogation

Thirty four days (34) gone since CCM announced that it would interrogate former three party  stalwarts , the trio are yet to be summoned  by the party’s ethics committee.

This is how you can verify your Sim-card registration

Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has provided simple and simplified means for customers to verify if their Sim Cards’ are biometrically registered.
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This is how you can verify your Sim-card registration

Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has provided simple and simplified means for customers to verify if their Sim Cards’ are biometrically registered.

The Tanzania Digital awards launched

Tanzania Digital Awards (TDA) has launched its awards scheme that honors creativity, innovation and efficacy in harnessing digital space for positive societal changes.
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The Tanzania Digital awards launched

Tanzania Digital Awards (TDA) has launched its awards scheme that honors creativity, innovation and efficacy in harnessing digital space for positive societal changes.

Kagera Sugar thrashes clueless Yanga

It was day that was supposed to be filled with pomp and glamour as re-energized Young Africans introduced the first team coach Luc Eymael who was on Monday offered a 18-month contract.
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Kagera Sugar thrashes clueless Yanga

It was day that was supposed to be filled with pomp and glamour as re-energized Young Africans introduced the first team coach Luc Eymael who was on Monday offered a 18-month contract.

South Sudan rivals seek to break deadlock ahead of unity government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar held fresh talks Wednesday in a bid to break a deadlock over states and internal borders in the troubled country, in order to form a unity government next month.
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South Sudan rivals seek to break deadlock ahead of unity government

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar held fresh talks Wednesday in a bid to break a deadlock over states and internal borders in the troubled country, in order to form a unity government next month.

Harmonize and Diamond’s WCB contractual saga far from over

Bongo Flava artiste Harmonize parted ways with Wasafi establishment  several months ago to  concentrate on his Konde Gang, however it has emerged that the two sides are yet to settle the claims.
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Harmonize and Diamond’s WCB contractual saga far from over

Bongo Flava artiste Harmonize parted ways with Wasafi establishment  several months ago to  concentrate on his Konde Gang, however it has emerged that the two sides are yet to settle the claims.

Police grill Maalim Seif Sharif in Zanzibar

The police has released on bail ACT-Wazalendo chief party advisor Mr Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad after holding him and other party members for interrogation for allegedly holding illegal public rally on December 9, 2019 in Pemba.
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Police grill Maalim Seif Sharif in Zanzibar

The police has released on bail ACT-Wazalendo chief party advisor Mr Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad after holding him and other party members for interrogation for allegedly holding illegal public rally on December 9, 2019 in Pemba.

South Sudan announces tender for oilfields audit

South Sudan has announced a tender for a comprehensive environmental audit of all the country’s producing oilfields before any new exploration and drilling.
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South Sudan announces tender for oilfields audit

South Sudan has announced a tender for a comprehensive environmental audit of all the country’s producing oilfields before any new exploration and drilling.

Four Chinese sailors kidnapped in Gabon freed

Four Chinese sailors who were kidnapped last month in the port of Libreville, the capital of Gabon, have been released, the Chinese consulate in Lagos said.
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Four Chinese sailors kidnapped in Gabon freed

Four Chinese sailors who were kidnapped last month in the port of Libreville, the capital of Gabon, have been released, the Chinese consulate in Lagos said.

EAC intra-trade rose by 5.6 per cent in 2018, figures say

Intra-regional exports within the East African Community (EAC) bloc grew by 5.6 per cent in 2018, wile cross-border imports shot up by 13.9 per cent.
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EAC intra-trade rose by 5.6 per cent in 2018, figures say

Intra-regional exports within the East African Community (EAC) bloc grew by 5.6 per cent in 2018, wile cross-border imports shot up by 13.9 per cent.

Ex- spy chief Kipilimba sworn in as Tanzania’s ambassador to Namibia

Several months after he was removed from the position of Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS), Modestus Kipilimba was finally sworn in as Tanzania’s ambassador to Namibia at State House, Dar es Salaam today.
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Ex- spy chief Kipilimba sworn in as Tanzania’s ambassador to Namibia

Several months after he was removed from the position of Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS), Modestus Kipilimba was finally sworn in as Tanzania’s ambassador to Namibia at State House, Dar es Salaam today.

China-bound scorpions seized in Sri Lankan airport sting

Sri Lanka's customs on Monday arrested and fined a Chinese man accused of trying to take 200 venomous scorpions out of the country in his checked-in luggage.
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China-bound scorpions seized in Sri Lankan airport sting

Sri Lanka's customs on Monday arrested and fined a Chinese man accused of trying to take 200 venomous scorpions out of the country in his checked-in luggage.

Health effects of excessive gadget use in children

If you happen to go to a restaurant, mall or even homes, you’ll notice the youth and children of today staring down, glued to glowing screens of smartphones and tablets.
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Health effects of excessive gadget use in children

If you happen to go to a restaurant, mall or even homes, you’ll notice the youth and children of today staring down, glued to glowing screens of smartphones and tablets.

January reminds us to raise awareness on cervical cancer

january is the cervical cancer awareness month. It is a perfect time to reflect on the groundbreaking advancements that have been made in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. A diagnosis of cervical cancer was once a death sentence. Thanks t
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January reminds us to raise awareness on cervical cancer

january is the cervical cancer awareness month. It is a perfect time to reflect on the groundbreaking advancements that have been made in the early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. A diagnosis of cervical cancer was once a death sentence. Thanks to the cancer awareness campaigns and initiatives to advanced cancer treatments done in our country, it is now a preventable and treatble disease. Today no woman needs to die from this this disease.

Kenya’s DP Ruto is locked out of official residence

The tribulations facing Deputy President William Ruto appear to mount with each passing day, after it emerged that he was denied access to his official residence in Mombasa on Wednesday.
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Kenya’s DP Ruto is locked out of official residence

The tribulations facing Deputy President William Ruto appear to mount with each passing day, after it emerged that he was denied access to his official residence in Mombasa on Wednesday.

Madrid teams Real and Atletico prepare for Saudi showpiece

The coaches of the two big Madrid clubs, talking on Saturday in Jeddah ahead of the Spanish Super Cup final, said they are still learning and growing.
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Madrid teams Real and Atletico prepare for Saudi showpiece

The coaches of the two big Madrid clubs, talking on Saturday in Jeddah ahead of the Spanish Super Cup final, said they are still learning and growing.

Vigor Awards coming to Tanzania

The Vigor Unsung Heroes Awards International is this year set to be held in Tanzania with organizers routing for the northern cities of Arusha and Moshi as the venue.
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Vigor Awards coming to Tanzania

The Vigor Unsung Heroes Awards International is this year set to be held in Tanzania with organizers routing for the northern cities of Arusha and Moshi as the venue.