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Expert: Women need to be daring

Kibaha. Women in the country have been urged to make use of available opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills to improve their living standards.
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Expert: Women need to be daring

Kibaha. Women in the country have been urged to make use of available opportunities to acquire knowledge and skills to improve their living standards.

TTB chair faults minister’s decision to disband board

The chairman of the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) of directors, retired Judge Thomas Mihayo, yesterday criticised the decision made by Natural Resources and Tourism Minister, Dr Hamis Kigwangalla to disband the board.
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TTB chair faults minister’s decision to disband board

The chairman of the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) of directors, retired Judge Thomas Mihayo, yesterday criticised the decision made by Natural Resources and Tourism Minister, Dr Hamis Kigwangalla to disband the board.

GENDER TALK: Why you must cohabit before marriage

A reader emailed and said that he and his fiancée have been thinking of moving in together this year – you know, take things to the next level.
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GENDER TALK: Why you must cohabit before marriage

A reader emailed and said that he and his fiancée have been thinking of moving in together this year – you know, take things to the next level.

Stand Utd unsettle Yanga

Dar es Salaam. Stand United of Shinyanga yesterday won 1-0 against Dar Young Africans famously Yanga in their mainland premier league soccer match held at the Kambarage Stadium in Shinyanga Region.
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Stand Utd unsettle Yanga

Dar es Salaam. Stand United of Shinyanga yesterday won 1-0 against Dar Young Africans famously Yanga in their mainland premier league soccer match held at the Kambarage Stadium in Shinyanga Region.

Barcelona’s biggest tests still to come

Madrid. With half of the season gone, Barcelona own a five-point lead at the top of La Liga, boast two strikers with as many goals as any other team and look on course for their fourth league title in five years.
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Barcelona’s biggest tests still to come

Madrid. With half of the season gone, Barcelona own a five-point lead at the top of La Liga, boast two strikers with as many goals as any other team and look on course for their fourth league title in five years.

Reports say Ebola funds were misused, WHO intervenes

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s working to address claims that one of its staff has been implicated in misconduct following widespread reports that an official at the UN agency used Ebola funds to fly his girlfriend to West Africa.
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Reports say Ebola funds were misused, WHO intervenes

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it’s working to address claims that one of its staff has been implicated in misconduct following widespread reports that an official at the UN agency used Ebola funds to fly his girlfriend to West Africa.

Councils with best, poor performance in revenue collections unveiled

Geita Township Council and Geita District Council have emerged top on the list of councils with best performance in revenue collection in the first six months of the 2018/19 financial budget.
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Councils with best, poor performance in revenue collections unveiled

Geita Township Council and Geita District Council have emerged top on the list of councils with best performance in revenue collection in the first six months of the 2018/19 financial budget.

Sunflower plant to produce daily 2,200 litres of edible oil in Serengeti

A foundation stone was laid here on Saturday January 19 for a Sunflower plant with the capacity of producing 2,200 litres of edible per day.
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Sunflower plant to produce daily 2,200 litres of edible oil in Serengeti

A foundation stone was laid here on Saturday January 19 for a Sunflower plant with the capacity of producing 2,200 litres of edible per day.

Tricky TPL tests for Yanga and Azam FC

High-flying Young Africans will be seeking to maintain their unbeaten run in the Mainland Premier League when they take on Stand United at the CCM Kambarage Stadium in Shinyanga today.
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Tricky TPL tests for Yanga and Azam FC

High-flying Young Africans will be seeking to maintain their unbeaten run in the Mainland Premier League when they take on Stand United at the CCM Kambarage Stadium in Shinyanga today.

Sponsors hails Caf, top clubs in Africa

QNET – the leading direct-selling company and the partner to the Total Caf Champions League and Caf Super Cup – has congratulated the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and all teams competing in the Caf-organised club tournaments
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Sponsors hails Caf, top clubs in Africa

QNET – the leading direct-selling company and the partner to the Total Caf Champions League and Caf Super Cup – has congratulated the Confederation of African Football (Caf) and all teams competing in the Caf-organised club tournaments

Probe underway on claims that Std 7 pupils can’t read, write

Mbarali District Council in Mbeya Region is planning to investigate claims that there are pupils who have passed Standard Seven examinations in spite of the fact that they are unable to read and write.
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Probe underway on claims that Std 7 pupils can’t read, write

Mbarali District Council in Mbeya Region is planning to investigate claims that there are pupils who have passed Standard Seven examinations in spite of the fact that they are unable to read and write.

ECONOMICS MADE SIMPLE : The economics of rainwater harvesting

Parts of Tanzania continue to experience heavy rainfall with a number of negative effects. They range from loss of lives to loss of properties.
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ECONOMICS MADE SIMPLE : The economics of rainwater harvesting

Parts of Tanzania continue to experience heavy rainfall with a number of negative effects. They range from loss of lives to loss of properties.

THE SOJOURNER : My Kigoma sojourn in the late 70s and how it almost got me fired

One of my very close long time friends is Daud Kheri. He is presently a financial guru based in Dar es Salaam. I first met him at the then famous Mkwawa High School in the early 70s.
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THE SOJOURNER : My Kigoma sojourn in the late 70s and how it almost got me fired

One of my very close long time friends is Daud Kheri. He is presently a financial guru based in Dar es Salaam. I first met him at the then famous Mkwawa High School in the early 70s.

RE-THINKING ALOUD : In the last days of America’s hegemony (19)

If we learn from deeds than words – because actions speak louder – we have got a school in what the Old Persian King Cyrus the Great (and his Achaemenid dynasty) did than Greek, British and American philosophies of power.
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RE-THINKING ALOUD : In the last days of America’s hegemony (19)

If we learn from deeds than words – because actions speak louder – we have got a school in what the Old Persian King Cyrus the Great (and his Achaemenid dynasty) did than Greek, British and American philosophies of power.

NEC calls for massive turnout in council by-elections

Dar es Salaam. The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has made a call to residents to turn out en masse and vote in three council by-elections to be held on January 19, 2019.
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NEC calls for massive turnout in council by-elections

Dar es Salaam. The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has made a call to residents to turn out en masse and vote in three council by-elections to be held on January 19, 2019.

Investment in DSE declines by Sh4 trillion in 12 months

Investors at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) have seen their investments shrinking by Sh3.9 trillion, nearly 20 per cent in the period of one year, ending January 16, this year.
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Investment in DSE declines by Sh4 trillion in 12 months

Investors at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) have seen their investments shrinking by Sh3.9 trillion, nearly 20 per cent in the period of one year, ending January 16, this year.

Mwanyika, co-accused complain to court on investigations

Dar es Salaam. The defence in a case facing former president of Pangea, North Mara, Exploration and Bulyanhulu mines, Deogratius Mwanyika, and co-accused has asked the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court to order the Prosecution to tell the court about the s
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Mwanyika, co-accused complain to court on investigations

Dar es Salaam. The defence in a case facing former president of Pangea, North Mara, Exploration and Bulyanhulu mines, Deogratius Mwanyika, and co-accused has asked the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court to order the Prosecution to tell the court about the stage it has reached in its investigations.

RC Mongella wants construction of health centre facilities completed in 30 days

Mwanza Regional Commissioner John Mongella has directed Ukerewe District Council to complete the construction of five buildings of Mriti Health Centre within 30 days.
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RC Mongella wants construction of health centre facilities completed in 30 days

Mwanza Regional Commissioner John Mongella has directed Ukerewe District Council to complete the construction of five buildings of Mriti Health Centre within 30 days.

Tricky Caf tests for hot-shots Simba and CSC

Johannesburg. Mainland giants Simba and Constantine of Algeria, who boast the best attack and defence in the Caf Champions League, face serious matchday 2 examinations of their title credentials this weekend.
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Tricky Caf tests for hot-shots Simba and CSC

Johannesburg. Mainland giants Simba and Constantine of Algeria, who boast the best attack and defence in the Caf Champions League, face serious matchday 2 examinations of their title credentials this weekend.

CAG states stand after Ndugai remarks

The Controller and Auditor General (CAG) Prof Mussa Assad has finally come forward and expressed his willingness to appear before a parliamentary committee, but remained defiant to concede any wrongdoing stating that his contentious “weakness” remark on P
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CAG states stand after Ndugai remarks

The Controller and Auditor General (CAG) Prof Mussa Assad has finally come forward and expressed his willingness to appear before a parliamentary committee, but remained defiant to concede any wrongdoing stating that his contentious “weakness” remark on Parliament oversight role was a common terminology in auditing language.

Top district officials fight in leadership wrangles

Leadership wrangles escalated to new levels in Mwanga District, Kilimanjaro Region yesterday with emerging reports showing that district executive director Zefrin Lubuva and district security officer Abdi Mussa exchanged blows.
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Top district officials fight in leadership wrangles

Leadership wrangles escalated to new levels in Mwanga District, Kilimanjaro Region yesterday with emerging reports showing that district executive director Zefrin Lubuva and district security officer Abdi Mussa exchanged blows.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: Influencer marketing or influencer endorsement?

Your brand wants to run a campaign and it’s looking for a key influential person or people to work with. Who would be the first to call? Why would you? How are you going to include him/her in your strategy?
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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION: Influencer marketing or influencer endorsement?

Your brand wants to run a campaign and it’s looking for a key influential person or people to work with. Who would be the first to call? Why would you? How are you going to include him/her in your strategy?

In China: A year of living dangerously

Rightly, Beijing anticipates that 2019 will be a difficult year, and is, constructively, positioned accordingly. However, market expectations may be overstated. We believe that policy aims to merely cushion the slowdown, not reverse it.
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In China: A year of living dangerously

Rightly, Beijing anticipates that 2019 will be a difficult year, and is, constructively, positioned accordingly. However, market expectations may be overstated. We believe that policy aims to merely cushion the slowdown, not reverse it.

Govt: our current, future plans for cotton sub-sector

Dar es Salaam. In efforts to push increased production in the cotton sub-sector, the government has injected Sh7 billion for distribution of insecticides and revive the ginneries.
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Govt: our current, future plans for cotton sub-sector

Dar es Salaam. In efforts to push increased production in the cotton sub-sector, the government has injected Sh7 billion for distribution of insecticides and revive the ginneries.

Six dead in attack on upmarket Nairobi hotel complex

Nairobi. At least six people were killed when an Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen stormed an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi, with police still trying to rescue people trapped inside the compound Wednesday after a siege of over 12 hours.
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Six dead in attack on upmarket Nairobi hotel complex

Nairobi. At least six people were killed when an Islamist suicide bomber and gunmen stormed an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi, with police still trying to rescue people trapped inside the compound Wednesday after a siege of over 12 hours.

UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote

London. Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.
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UK parliament rejects Brexit deal in historic vote

London. Britain's parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.

How Europe reacted to Brexit deal defeat

Brussels. The EU and European governments warned Tuesday that the British parliament's rejection of a Brexit deal heightened the risk of a disorderly withdrawal from the bloc.
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How Europe reacted to Brexit deal defeat

Brussels. The EU and European governments warned Tuesday that the British parliament's rejection of a Brexit deal heightened the risk of a disorderly withdrawal from the bloc.

East Africa's bourses losing investors to PE firms

East African stockmarkets are gearing up for stiff competition from private equity investments this year, with analysts saying it will make matters worse for the already struggling exchanges.
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East Africa's bourses losing investors to PE firms

East African stockmarkets are gearing up for stiff competition from private equity investments this year, with analysts saying it will make matters worse for the already struggling exchanges.

Sudanese authorities arrest 28 journalists

Sudanese authorities on Monday arrested 28 journalists as they attempted to deliver a petition protesting media censorship and repeated seizure of print-runs of a local publication to the national security and intelligence service, media watchdog confirmed.
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Sudanese authorities arrest 28 journalists

Sudanese authorities on Monday arrested 28 journalists as they attempted to deliver a petition protesting media censorship and repeated seizure of print-runs of a local publication to the national security and intelligence service, media watchdog confirmed.

India's Bharti Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya - sources

India’s Bharti Airtel is in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, the country’s smallest telecoms operator, to create a stronger challenger to market leader Safaricom, three industry sources told Reuters on Monday.
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India's Bharti Airtel in talks to buy Telkom Kenya - sources

India’s Bharti Airtel is in talks to buy Telkom Kenya, the country’s smallest telecoms operator, to create a stronger challenger to market leader Safaricom, three industry sources told Reuters on Monday.

OPINION: Private schools are misunderstood

Last week, Mwita Waitara, Deputy Minister of State in the President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government, gave a directive forbidding private schools from sending home or discontinuing students whose parents or guardians have failed to pa
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OPINION: Private schools are misunderstood

Last week, Mwita Waitara, Deputy Minister of State in the President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government, gave a directive forbidding private schools from sending home or discontinuing students whose parents or guardians have failed to pay school fees.

Sudan protests 'will not change government': Bashir

Defiant Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Monday that ongoing protests will not lead to a change in government, as he addressed a rally of cheering supporters in war-torn Darfur.
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Sudan protests 'will not change government': Bashir

Defiant Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said Monday that ongoing protests will not lead to a change in government, as he addressed a rally of cheering supporters in war-torn Darfur.