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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.

PCCB to allow CCM deal with corruption allegations internally

The director general of Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) Brigadier General John Mbungo has said the anti graft agency  will not deal with cases of CCM cadres who were involved in corruption related dealings during the party’s primaries.
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PCCB to allow CCM deal with corruption allegations internally

The director general of Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) Brigadier General John Mbungo has said the anti graft agency  will not deal with cases of CCM cadres who were involved in corruption related dealings during the party’s primaries.

The virus that hates colonial borders

I know a good law-abiding man in Nairobi, who since March has dutifully been staying away from crowded places and doing all the things that are supposed to reduce the risk of being infected by the coronavirus.
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The virus that hates colonial borders

I know a good law-abiding man in Nairobi, who since March has dutifully been staying away from crowded places and doing all the things that are supposed to reduce the risk of being infected by the coronavirus.

Government warns cement dealers against artificial price hikes

The government assured the public yesterday that there was no need for cement price increases, warning that stockists who raise prices haphazardly will face the music.
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Government warns cement dealers against artificial price hikes

The government assured the public yesterday that there was no need for cement price increases, warning that stockists who raise prices haphazardly will face the music.

NEC denies plot to lock out opposition candidates in 2020 polls

The National Electoral Commission chairman Semistocles Kaijage has dismissed claims that it is planning to lockout candidates of some opposition parties from participating in this year’s General Election.
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NEC denies plot to lock out opposition candidates in 2020 polls

The National Electoral Commission chairman Semistocles Kaijage has dismissed claims that it is planning to lockout candidates of some opposition parties from participating in this year’s General Election.

The TikTok and WeChat ban: Why we are all losers

As the US-China diplomatic rumbles continue to unfold, especially with the ongoing TikTok and WeChat saga, things prove to behave contrary to the widely embraced principle of economic diplomacy.
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The TikTok and WeChat ban: Why we are all losers

As the US-China diplomatic rumbles continue to unfold, especially with the ongoing TikTok and WeChat saga, things prove to behave contrary to the widely embraced principle of economic diplomacy.

Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority grants Bell 505 approval

The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) has issued an airworthiness certification to the Bell 505, an American-Canadian light helicopter.
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Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority grants Bell 505 approval

The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) has issued an airworthiness certification to the Bell 505, an American-Canadian light helicopter.

Mozambique ordered Beirut cargo, but not to blame for blast says government

A week after the catastrophic blast at Beirut's port, the government of Mozambique, where the ammonium nitrate that exploded was destined, has said it bears no responsibility for the disaster.
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Mozambique ordered Beirut cargo, but not to blame for blast says government

A week after the catastrophic blast at Beirut's port, the government of Mozambique, where the ammonium nitrate that exploded was destined, has said it bears no responsibility for the disaster.

Jihadists seize key port in gas-rich northern Mozambique

Islamist militants occupied a key port in gas-rich northern Mozambique on Wednesday following days of attacks claimed by an Islamic State-affiliated group, a military source and local media said.
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Jihadists seize key port in gas-rich northern Mozambique

Islamist militants occupied a key port in gas-rich northern Mozambique on Wednesday following days of attacks claimed by an Islamic State-affiliated group, a military source and local media said.

Biden, Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris launched their joint White House bid Wednesday, with the newly-minted vice presidential nominee saying Americans are «crying out for leadership» to overcome the triple crisis of a pandemic, racial injustice and a ravage
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Biden, Harris vow to 'rebuild' America post-Trump

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris launched their joint White House bid Wednesday, with the newly-minted vice presidential nominee saying Americans are «crying out for leadership» to overcome the triple crisis of a pandemic, racial injustice and a ravaged economy.

Ben Pol takes time off amid break up rumours with Anerlisa

Bongo Flava Ben Pol has spoken out for the first time since rumours of a break up with his wife Anerlisa Muigai surfaced  on social media a week ago, reports Kenya’s Standard digital.
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Ben Pol takes time off amid break up rumours with Anerlisa

Bongo Flava Ben Pol has spoken out for the first time since rumours of a break up with his wife Anerlisa Muigai surfaced  on social media a week ago, reports Kenya’s Standard digital.

Bernard Morrison is a free agent says TFF committee

The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF)’s Legal, Ethics and Players’ Status Committee has declared that Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Morrison is free agent due to contractual irregularities.
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Bernard Morrison is a free agent says TFF committee

The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF)’s Legal, Ethics and Players’ Status Committee has declared that Ghanaian midfielder Bernard Morrison is free agent due to contractual irregularities.

Russia vaccine claim faces scepticism as nations renew virus battle

Russia claimed Tuesday it has developed the world's first vaccine offering «sustainable immunity» against the coronavirus, despite mounting scepticism about its effectiveness as fears grow over a second wave of infections across the globe.
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Russia vaccine claim faces scepticism as nations renew virus battle

Russia claimed Tuesday it has developed the world's first vaccine offering «sustainable immunity» against the coronavirus, despite mounting scepticism about its effectiveness as fears grow over a second wave of infections across the globe.

Trump says surprised at Biden's pick of 'horrible' Harris

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called Kamala Harris the «most horrible» member of the US Senate and said he was «surprised» Joe Biden had picked her as his vice presidential candidate.
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Trump says surprised at Biden's pick of 'horrible' Harris

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called Kamala Harris the «most horrible» member of the US Senate and said he was «surprised» Joe Biden had picked her as his vice presidential candidate.

Beijing, China through the eyes of a Kenyan student

Before my arrival in Beijing for studies, the picture I had of the city and China in general was of traditional buildings and old men with long grey goatees, as portrayed in movies.
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Beijing, China through the eyes of a Kenyan student

Before my arrival in Beijing for studies, the picture I had of the city and China in general was of traditional buildings and old men with long grey goatees, as portrayed in movies.

My accolade to Mkapa the institution, the comrade, the man

Human beings are a very complex and intricate species compared to others but we share one thing as living organisms; we have soul and therefore if you are born, be sure to die and return to dust! The first half of 2020 has witnessed the passing away of many o
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My accolade to Mkapa the institution, the comrade, the man

Human beings are a very complex and intricate species compared to others but we share one thing as living organisms; we have soul and therefore if you are born, be sure to die and return to dust! The first half of 2020 has witnessed the passing away of many of our dear ones!

Covid-19 response wins Absa Euromoney Award for Excellence in Leadership

Absa Group, one of Africa’s leading diversified financial service group, was recently awarded the Euromoney 2020 Excellence in Leadership in Africa Award, thanks to its integrated Covid-19 response for their employees, clients and communities.
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Covid-19 response wins Absa Euromoney Award for Excellence in Leadership

Absa Group, one of Africa’s leading diversified financial service group, was recently awarded the Euromoney 2020 Excellence in Leadership in Africa Award, thanks to its integrated Covid-19 response for their employees, clients and communities.

TPDF to launch a manhunt along the border with Mozambique

The Tanzania Peoples Defence Forces Southern Brigade has said they are going to launch a manhunt in the forests in regions that border Mozambique.
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TPDF to launch a manhunt along the border with Mozambique

The Tanzania Peoples Defence Forces Southern Brigade has said they are going to launch a manhunt in the forests in regions that border Mozambique.

Hong Kong imports to be labelled 'made in China' says US customs

Goods imported from Hong Kong must be marked «made in China» to be sold in the United States as part of Washington's punitive response to a sweeping clampdown on the city, US customs authorities were set to announce Tuesday.
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Hong Kong imports to be labelled 'made in China' says US customs

Goods imported from Hong Kong must be marked «made in China» to be sold in the United States as part of Washington's punitive response to a sweeping clampdown on the city, US customs authorities were set to announce Tuesday.

Tanzania tourism sector grows despite a myriad challenges

The sector of natural resources and tourism is among the sectors that have gained achievements in a period of five years despite a myriad challenges.
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Tanzania tourism sector grows despite a myriad challenges

The sector of natural resources and tourism is among the sectors that have gained achievements in a period of five years despite a myriad challenges.

Lions face extinction if not protected, says report

Tanzania has the largest number of lions in the world with other countries such as South Africa and Kenya following in distant second and third position.
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Lions face extinction if not protected, says report

Tanzania has the largest number of lions in the world with other countries such as South Africa and Kenya following in distant second and third position.

How do I teach my children to spend wisely?

Parents play an important role in shaping their children’s financial behaviour and attitude towards money. Many teenagers rely on their parents to set the right example when it comes to managing finances. Of course it’s not always easy to talk to teenager
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How do I teach my children to spend wisely?

Parents play an important role in shaping their children’s financial behaviour and attitude towards money. Many teenagers rely on their parents to set the right example when it comes to managing finances. Of course it’s not always easy to talk to teenagers about money, particularly as they approach adulthood.

Dar’s ‘Mr Kuku’ lead investor charged with Sh17 billion fraud

A city businessman Tariq Machibya, 29, alias ‘Mr Kuku’ was yesterday charged with running a pyramid scheme and illegally collecting Sh17 billion from the public on promise of lucrative returns.
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Dar’s ‘Mr Kuku’ lead investor charged with Sh17 billion fraud

A city businessman Tariq Machibya, 29, alias ‘Mr Kuku’ was yesterday charged with running a pyramid scheme and illegally collecting Sh17 billion from the public on promise of lucrative returns.

Latest BoT report upbeat on economic prospects

Some  Tanzania’s macroeconomic indicators show a positive outlook despite the impact of Covid-19 pandemic,  which has threatened to send countries into recession this year.
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Latest BoT report upbeat on economic prospects

Some  Tanzania’s macroeconomic indicators show a positive outlook despite the impact of Covid-19 pandemic,  which has threatened to send countries into recession this year.

Three Burundians jailed for 30 years over 'attack' on president

A Burundi court has jailed two men and a woman for 30 years over an «attack» in which stones were thrown at a convoy carrying President Evariste Ndayishimiye, a judicial source told AFP Monday.
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Three Burundians jailed for 30 years over 'attack' on president

A Burundi court has jailed two men and a woman for 30 years over an «attack» in which stones were thrown at a convoy carrying President Evariste Ndayishimiye, a judicial source told AFP Monday.

Challenging times for Tanzanian broadcasters

Local broadcasting stations that air international content will see the going tough as the communications regulator amends its regulations to compel them to seek its approval before airing such materials.
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Challenging times for Tanzanian broadcasters

Local broadcasting stations that air international content will see the going tough as the communications regulator amends its regulations to compel them to seek its approval before airing such materials.

Tanzania’s July inflation rate rises slightly on increasing prices of food, non-food products

Rising prices of food sent Tanzania’s annual headline inflation rate slightly up in July, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Monday, August 10, 2020.
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Tanzania’s July inflation rate rises slightly on increasing prices of food, non-food products

Rising prices of food sent Tanzania’s annual headline inflation rate slightly up in July, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced on Monday, August 10, 2020.

Trade flew smoothly across Sadc under President’s Magufuli’s chairmanship

Southern African Development Community (Sadc) on Monday that the regional bloc has registered several achievements, including the free flow of trade among partner states, during the past one year of President John Magufuli as its chairman.
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Trade flew smoothly across Sadc under President’s Magufuli’s chairmanship

Southern African Development Community (Sadc) on Monday that the regional bloc has registered several achievements, including the free flow of trade among partner states, during the past one year of President John Magufuli as its chairman.

Uganda opens borders for citizens stuck in East African Community

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed that they have opened borders for Ugandans stuck in the East African Community (EAC) countries to return home.
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Uganda opens borders for citizens stuck in East African Community

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed that they have opened borders for Ugandans stuck in the East African Community (EAC) countries to return home.

Parties step up initial election preparations

Political parties stepped up their preparations for the forthcoming General Election yesterday as the day for commencement of actual campaigns draws closer.
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Parties step up initial election preparations

Political parties stepped up their preparations for the forthcoming General Election yesterday as the day for commencement of actual campaigns draws closer.

Education ‘still a thorny issue’ as polls draw closer

A manifesto is defined as a published declaration of the intentions, motives or views of the issuer - be it an individual, group, political party or government.
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Education ‘still a thorny issue’ as polls draw closer

A manifesto is defined as a published declaration of the intentions, motives or views of the issuer - be it an individual, group, political party or government.

DSE turnover hits Sh7.3bn as block trading resumes

Equity markets performance increased to a turnover of Sh7.3 billion last week after more block trading was experienced at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).
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DSE turnover hits Sh7.3bn as block trading resumes

Equity markets performance increased to a turnover of Sh7.3 billion last week after more block trading was experienced at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).

Paying the price of sticking to science

In the midst of the global battle against the spread of the novel coronavirus, a section of people in Tanzania have chosen to stick to science, however, their choice in personal and a hard one to make.
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Paying the price of sticking to science

In the midst of the global battle against the spread of the novel coronavirus, a section of people in Tanzania have chosen to stick to science, however, their choice in personal and a hard one to make.

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