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President Magufuli directs CDF to employ 1000 servicemen

President John Magufuli has given a go ahead for the employment of 1,500 army servicemen and women who participated in the construction of government offices and staff houses in the government house in Dodoma.
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President Magufuli directs CDF to employ 1000 servicemen

President John Magufuli has given a go ahead for the employment of 1,500 army servicemen and women who participated in the construction of government offices and staff houses in the government house in Dodoma.

Simba bows out of champions league after loss to TP Mazembe

Tanzanian champions Simba Sports Club today were eliminated from the CAF Champions league quarter final stage after losing 4-1 to Congolese side in Lubumbashi.
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Simba bows out of champions league after loss to TP Mazembe

Tanzanian champions Simba Sports Club today were eliminated from the CAF Champions league quarter final stage after losing 4-1 to Congolese side in Lubumbashi.

Tanzania: Government using money laundering cases to collect revenue, say Opposition MPs

Opposition MPs on Friday faulted the government, saying it was turning money laundering cases into a source of revenue.
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Tanzania: Government using money laundering cases to collect revenue, say Opposition MPs

Opposition MPs on Friday faulted the government, saying it was turning money laundering cases into a source of revenue.

Kabudi: Tanzania won’t succumb to pressure from donors

The government said yesterday it would not succumb to pressure from donor countries when it comes to defending the country’s independence and sovereignty.
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Kabudi: Tanzania won’t succumb to pressure from donors

The government said yesterday it would not succumb to pressure from donor countries when it comes to defending the country’s independence and sovereignty.

Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo

The haunting image of a little girl crying helplessly as she and her mother are taken into custody by US border officials Thursday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.
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Image of crying toddler on US border wins World Press Photo

The haunting image of a little girl crying helplessly as she and her mother are taken into custody by US border officials Thursday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award.

Karume, Nkrumah, Nyerere, Ben Bella and Africa

Was listening to a speech by former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama on Nigerian online TV 360. Uploaded in April 2015 - Mr Dramani reacted to how African migrants in the southern part of our continent had been (and are still being) treated. At Mahama
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Karume, Nkrumah, Nyerere, Ben Bella and Africa

Was listening to a speech by former Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama on Nigerian online TV 360. Uploaded in April 2015 - Mr Dramani reacted to how African migrants in the southern part of our continent had been (and are still being) treated. At Mahama’s side was Nigerian President, General Muhammadu Buhari. The theme? Ignorance of South African youths today...

Makete people urged to return home and contribute in its development

Njombe CCM regional chairman Jassel Mwamwala has reminded traders, originating from Makete District in the region and who now live in other parts of the country to cultivate the tendency of visiting their home district and contribute to its development.
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Makete people urged to return home and contribute in its development

Njombe CCM regional chairman Jassel Mwamwala has reminded traders, originating from Makete District in the region and who now live in other parts of the country to cultivate the tendency of visiting their home district and contribute to its development.

NHC faces Sh100bn damages risk

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is in danger of being liable to pay damages amounting to Sh99.99 billion to contractors should it fail to get the approval it requires for loans that would see it complete the construction of its ongoing housing projects.
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NHC faces Sh100bn damages risk

National Housing Corporation (NHC) is in danger of being liable to pay damages amounting to Sh99.99 billion to contractors should it fail to get the approval it requires for loans that would see it complete the construction of its ongoing housing projects.

Young Chinese to be sent back to villages in Mao-style move

China is planning to send millions of youth «volunteers» back to the villages, raising fears of a return to the methods of Chairman Mao's brutal Cultural Revolution of 50 years ago.
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Young Chinese to be sent back to villages in Mao-style move

China is planning to send millions of youth «volunteers» back to the villages, raising fears of a return to the methods of Chairman Mao's brutal Cultural Revolution of 50 years ago.

Italy warns of Libya humanitarian, migration emergency

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte warned Thursday that the deteriorating situation in Libya could create a humanitarian crisis and increase the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
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Italy warns of Libya humanitarian, migration emergency

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte warned Thursday that the deteriorating situation in Libya could create a humanitarian crisis and increase the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

Ecuador's president accused of betraying Assange

Former Ecuadoran leader Rafael Correa on Thursday accused President Lenin Moreno of allowing the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an act of «personal vengeance.»
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Ecuador's president accused of betraying Assange

Former Ecuadoran leader Rafael Correa on Thursday accused President Lenin Moreno of allowing the arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange as an act of «personal vengeance.»

Kohli named among Wisden's Cricketers of the Year

Virat Kohli was Wednesday named as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year and also became the first player to win the award for leading cricketer in the world in three successive years.
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Kohli named among Wisden's Cricketers of the Year

Virat Kohli was Wednesday named as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year and also became the first player to win the award for leading cricketer in the world in three successive years.

WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who released reams of secret documents that embarrassed the United States government, was taken into police custody on Thursday after being evicted from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he has lived for almost seve
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WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Arrested

Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who released reams of secret documents that embarrassed the United States government, was taken into police custody on Thursday after being evicted from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, where he has lived for almost seven years.

McIlroy chases golf history at 'outlier' Augusta National

Rory McIlroy renews his quest to complete a career Grand Slam when the the 83rd Masters tees off in the stately confines of Augusta National here Thursday.
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McIlroy chases golf history at 'outlier' Augusta National

Rory McIlroy renews his quest to complete a career Grand Slam when the the 83rd Masters tees off in the stately confines of Augusta National here Thursday.

Arsenal must make home advantage count against Napoli, says Lacazette

Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has stressed the importance of securing a positive result in the home leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Napoli on Thursday because of the club's poor away form.
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Arsenal must make home advantage count against Napoli, says Lacazette

Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette has stressed the importance of securing a positive result in the home leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Napoli on Thursday because of the club's poor away form.

Three things we learned from Man United v Barca

Manchester United failed to capitalise on an out-of-sorts display from Lionel Messi and Barcelona on Wednesday as Luke Shaw's own goal left the La Liga side firmly in charge of their Champions League quarter-final.
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Three things we learned from Man United v Barca

Manchester United failed to capitalise on an out-of-sorts display from Lionel Messi and Barcelona on Wednesday as Luke Shaw's own goal left the La Liga side firmly in charge of their Champions League quarter-final.

Returning Ronaldo gives Juventus edge against impressive Ajax

Cristiano Ronaldo was again hailed by Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri after scoring with his side's only shot on target to earn a 1-1 draw away to an excellent Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Amsterdam on Wednesday.
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Returning Ronaldo gives Juventus edge against impressive Ajax

Cristiano Ronaldo was again hailed by Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri after scoring with his side's only shot on target to earn a 1-1 draw away to an excellent Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

Kisena’s wife arraigned over money laundering

The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) has arrested businesswoman Florencia Mashauri allegedly for theft, economic sabotage and money laundering.
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Kisena’s wife arraigned over money laundering

The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) has arrested businesswoman Florencia Mashauri allegedly for theft, economic sabotage and money laundering.

NIC and NHIF on the spot for embezzlement and fake payment

While the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) has been found to have signed a contract to procure a Genisys system that is not well performing, the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) made fake payments to a tune of Sh2.61 billion to various contractors.
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NIC and NHIF on the spot for embezzlement and fake payment

While the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) has been found to have signed a contract to procure a Genisys system that is not well performing, the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) made fake payments to a tune of Sh2.61 billion to various contractors.

CAG’s Report: Sh382.6trn tied up in court system

Taxes tied up in the appeal machinery pending rulings jumped by 8595 per cent in the year ending June 2018 compared to the same period in the previous year, a 2017/18 Controller and Auditor General report has revealed.
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CAG’s Report: Sh382.6trn tied up in court system

Taxes tied up in the appeal machinery pending rulings jumped by 8595 per cent in the year ending June 2018 compared to the same period in the previous year, a 2017/18 Controller and Auditor General report has revealed.

East Africa’s Got Talent launches in Tanzania

A day after World-renown talent search TV series ‘Got Talent’ was launched in Nairobi,franchise holders Clouds Media International today launched the East African edition in Tanzania.
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East Africa’s Got Talent launches in Tanzania

A day after World-renown talent search TV series ‘Got Talent’ was launched in Nairobi,franchise holders Clouds Media International today launched the East African edition in Tanzania.

Bashir loyalists to rally in Khartoum on Thursday: party

Loyalists of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir called for a support rally in Khartoum on Thursday as protesters demanding his resignation massed outside army headquarters for a fifth straight day.
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Bashir loyalists to rally in Khartoum on Thursday: party

Loyalists of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir called for a support rally in Khartoum on Thursday as protesters demanding his resignation massed outside army headquarters for a fifth straight day.

CAG report finds rot in BVR project implemented by NEC

The Controller and Auditors General (CAG) Prof Mussa Assad has revealed that the National Electoral Commission (NEC) occasioned the government with loss amounting to Sh862.08 million.
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CAG report finds rot in BVR project implemented by NEC

The Controller and Auditors General (CAG) Prof Mussa Assad has revealed that the National Electoral Commission (NEC) occasioned the government with loss amounting to Sh862.08 million.

CAG: 45 Local government authorities violated procurement procedures

More than 40 Local Government Authorities (LGAs) violated procurement procedures resulting in Inadequate Compliance processes the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) report shows.
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CAG: 45 Local government authorities violated procurement procedures

More than 40 Local Government Authorities (LGAs) violated procurement procedures resulting in Inadequate Compliance processes the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) report shows.

Tanzanite earnings up after wall construction, reveals DC

Simanjiro District Commissioner Zephania Chaula has revealed that earnings from tanzanite mined at Mirerani have gone up from Sh125 million to Sh300 million per month, this is thanks to the perimeter wall that President John Magufuli ordered to be constructe
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Tanzanite earnings up after wall construction, reveals DC

Simanjiro District Commissioner Zephania Chaula has revealed that earnings from tanzanite mined at Mirerani have gone up from Sh125 million to Sh300 million per month, this is thanks to the perimeter wall that President John Magufuli ordered to be constructed around the mines.

Tiger confident as he chases 15th major win at Masters

Tiger Woods enters the Masters confident he can capture his 15th major title and fifth green jacket after contending in the past two majors and ending a five-year victory drought.
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Tiger confident as he chases 15th major win at Masters

Tiger Woods enters the Masters confident he can capture his 15th major title and fifth green jacket after contending in the past two majors and ending a five-year victory drought.

Stopping Messi not mission impossible for Man United, says Solskjaer

Lionel Messi has a history of terrorising Manchester United but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes it is not impossible to stop the Barcelona star inflicting more damage in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final.
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Stopping Messi not mission impossible for Man United, says Solskjaer

Lionel Messi has a history of terrorising Manchester United but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes it is not impossible to stop the Barcelona star inflicting more damage in Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final.