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Dr Akwilapo expressed the government's stance while officiating a teachers' meeting focusing on Reading, Writing and Counting in Tanzania Mainland. According to him, it was not proper for pupils to have their primary education reduced, insisting that the government's plan was to have all ...
Zanzibar -- THE Minister for State in the Second Vice President's Office, Mr Mohamed Aboud Mohamed has underscored the need for Zanzibar Government Printing Press Agency workers to undergo special training to cope with modern printing technologies. Mr Mohamed made the remarks during a ...

Tanzania's mortgage market is among the smallest in the East Africa (the ratio of outstanding mortgage debt to GDP is 0.33 per cent as at December 31, 2017) with only 4.5 per cent of Tanzanian adults aged 15 and above having a mortgage loan according to 2014 Findex report. Tanzania has an ...
A Tanzanian man has spent the last four years on the no man's land located between Tanzania and Kenya as he fights against deportation. Anudo Anudo had his passport taken by the the Tanzanian government who then cancelled it, deleted it from the register and then deported him to Kenya. In ...

Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell is in talks with Tanzania's government to secure an extension to gas-rich Block 4, one of three offshore areas destined to supply feedstock to a proposed liquefied natural gas plant at Lindi. The news came amid indications from one of the supermajor's partners that ...
The Government of Tanzania has decided against building a soda ash factory on the shores of Lake Natron, thus ending a ten-year struggle of the fate of ... The threat to Lake Natron first came up in 2006 when Tata Chemical Industries and the Tanzanian Government's National Development ... Tanzania
The government of France would also support teaching of French in Tanzania's higher institutions of learning. Representatives of higher learning institutions from the two countries started a series of meetings in Dar es Salaam yesterday, to chart models of implementing the partnership between Tanzanian ... Tanzania
Dar es Salaam — The government is set to collect over Sh12 billion annually in tax from a newly launched cigarette manufacturing firm, Phillip Morris Tanzania. Speaking at the ... "Establishment of this firm in Morogoro justifies our long-term vision and commitment to invest on Tanzanian soil. I commend the ... Tanzania
Talks have started between the Tanzanian government and India's Bharti Airtel over the ownership of Airtel Tanzania. The Tanzanian government has initiated a move to repossess Airtel Tanzania at the directive of President John Magufuli over claims that there were irregularities in switching the shares of ... Tanzania
Officials from the nation of Tanzania have joined an international movement demanding the return of skeletons stolen from Africa by German colonists. Tanzanian activists, and at least one government official, want Germany to repatriate the skull of Chief Songea Mbano, a leader who rebelled against the ... Tanzania
The government soon fired and charged officials who were implicated. Tanzania is Africa's third-largest recipient of Western aid (and the largest per person); 10-15% of its revenues come from Western countries as fungible “budget support”. Multilateral donors are still tripping over one another to give it ... Tanzania
Dar es Salaam — Turkish government has pledged more support to its Tanzanian counterpart with the view to strengthen economic ties between the two countries. This was said by Turkish ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Ali Davutoglu, when addressing participants during the ceremony to lay the foundation ... Tanzania
At the fourth hotel, the manager notified me one night that “some government people” had been asking about me. He warned me that two of them, ... Several Tanzanian citizens have been charged with cybercrimes for criticising Magufuli online, and at least two have been convicted. Bob Wangwe, a human ... Tanzania
The government of Tanzania will re-demarcate its territorial border with Kenya and Uganda by replacing dilapidated and missing beacons. Deputy Minister for Lands Angelina Mabula said the exercise would start on March 22. The minister had inspected the border between Kenya and Tanzania last week ... Tanzania

In order to even go to Tanzania, Niemoth said she and her brother had to be invited. They were invited by a Tanzanian pastor and his wife. Niemoth said the pastor and his wife wrote a letter to the Tanzanian embassy so the Niemoths could get a visa and permission to come into the country. She said it took ... Tanzania
It urged Tanzania's government to tackle the bad debts as a priority to reduce financial sector vulnerabilities and revive credit growth. The (central) Bank of Tanzania revoked the licences of five “critically undercapitalised” community banks in January to protect financial stability in the country. The closure of ... Tanzania
Magnis chairperson Frank Poullas said the ongoing support provided to us by the Tanzanian government crystallised the value of the Nachu project and established MTT as an approved graphite processor in Tanzania. “We look forward to progressing development at Nachu and bringing considerable ... Tanzania
Magnis Resources Limited (“Magnis” or the “Company”) (ASX:MNS) is pleased to advise that agreement has been reached with the Government of Tanzania (GOT) on amendments to the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) licence, granted to Magnis Technologies Tanzania Ltd (MTT), a 100% owned subsidiary ... Tanzania
DAR ES SALAAM, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned on Friday that punitive steps will be taken against anyone who tries ... allow my government's economic reforms to be derailed by street protests," Magufuli told a public rally at his home district of Chato in western Tanzania, ... Tanzania
Tanzanian president John Magufuli inspects the military shortly after his inauguration in Dar es Salaam, Nov. 5, 2015 ... The bishops of Tanzania spoke out this week against the suppression of several constitutional freedoms within the country, saying the government is becoming responsible for threatening ... Tanzania
Dar es Salaam -- The government will review some taxes and levies with the view of improving Tanzania's business environment. The move will be a key factor in attracting more investments and hence give the much-needed boost to the country's industrialisation agenda, the minister for Industry, ...
Nairobi - More than a hundred Tanzanian civil society groups raised their voices on Wednesday against "unprecedented" violations of human and democratic rights under the government of President John Magufuli. In a rare act of public solidarity, 105 organisations signed a statement warning of ...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Sunday ordered an inquiry after police admitted responsibility for the death of a 22-year-old student who was hit by a ... On February 11, Tanzania's Catholic bishops accused Magufuli's government of cracking down on political activities and demonstrations, warning it ... banks
Dar es Salaam — Tanzania urgently needs a population-based cancer registry, which systematically captures data and complete details of patients ... For many years, the government has been relying on annual cancer reports released by hospitals, mainly the Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) and a ... banks
Chadema accused the ruling party of being behind that attack, claims rejected by the government. Tanzanian President John Magufuli, who came to power in 2015 as a corruption-fighting "man of the people", has been increasingly criticised over his authoritarian leadership style, with a clampdown on the ... banks
"An investigation launched by the government has been able to arrest one suspect, with samples of the poisoned lions and vultures taken to the Chief Government Chemist Laboratory to identify the type of poison used," he said. Tanzania's 2 billion U.S. dollar tourism sector, which depends heavily on ... banks
NAIROBI - Tanzania's main opposition party on Saturday accused police of shooting dead a female university student and seriously injuring at least four other people while trying to disperse a peaceful demonstration in the commercial capital, Dar es Salaam. The local police have admitted a person was hit ... banks
In this Oct. 23, 2015 file photo, President John Pombe Magufu gestures, during a rally in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (Credit: ... The bishops also criticized the Magufuli government for closing down or suspending media outlets critical of the government, saying that “such an attitude restricts peoples' right to ... banks
The Tanzanian government has urged Mobile Money operators, within the country, to register transactions with a central banking infrastructure as authorities seek to extend interoperability to all service providers. The interoperability agreement will enable customers to make payments from the mobile ... banks
Dar es Salaam, 13 February 2018: Today, the Government of Tanzania and partners launched the One Health Coordination Desk and the National One Health Strategic Plan, as an important milestone towards addressing emerging health challenges at the animal-environment-human interface. banks
Chadema accuses the ruling party of being behind that attack, claims rejected by the government. Advertisement. NAIROBI. A local leader of the main Tanzanian opposition party, Chadema, has been found beaten to death after men bundled him into a car, party chairman Freeman Mbowe said Wednesday. banks
Tanzanian president John Magufuli inspects the military shortly after his inauguration in Dar es Salaam, Nov. 5, 2015 ... The bishops of Tanzania spoke out this week against the suppression of several constitutional freedoms within the country, saying the government is becoming responsible for threatening ... banks
TANZANIA will soon establish a university of transportation, courtesy of $62 million grant (about 138.2bn/-) from the government of China. The Tanzania government had requested the Chinese for a grant with which to construct the university, whose details are expected to be revealed next week, according ... banks
Tanzania's Catholic Church has accused President John Magufuli's government of hurting democracy by suppressing freedom of expression. In a letter penned by the country's Catholic bishops, the church criticised what it called “violations of the Constitution and national laws,” and warned that continuing ... banks
Tanzania's Catholic church on Sunday accused the government of President John Magufuli of violating democratic norms by limiting freedom of expression. “Party political activities, such as public meetings, demonstrations, rallies, debates inside premises, which are after all every citizen's right, have been ... banks
Dar es Salaam — In a calculated move which will save billions of shillings Tanzania's economy loses daily, the government has outlined a massive plan to tame traffic snarls-up on Dar es Salaam's roads. A 2010 study whose findings formed the basis for the construction of the Dar es Salaam rapid transit ... banks
Some of the vulnerable people who are selling off houses and land given to them for free include those who were expelled from Tanzania a few years ago. The ministry's spokesperson, Ladislas Ngendahimana, told The New Times that the government will repossess the houses from those that bought them ... banks
Dar es Salaam — Former Chadema secretary general, Dr Wilbroad Slaa has said that officials from Tanzania Intelligence and Security Service (Tiss) were the ones who leaked to him some sensitive information about corruption in the government. In 2007, Dr Slaa made headlines when he named several ... banks
MINISTER for Livestock and Fisheries, Mr Luhaga Mpina said over the weekend that the government will conduct an assessment exercise on the meat importation permit to see if there is need of continuing with the importation of meat to the country. The Minister said Tanzania is among top countries with a ... banks
6 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian and Chinese officials and diplomats Tuesday hailed the two countries' cooperation in wildlife conservation. ... Xu Chen, Minister-Counselor of Chinese embassy in Tanzania, said the Chinese government cooperated actively with the international community on wildlife conservation. banks
Singida — PRESIDENT for the Federation of Miners in Tanzania (FEMATA), Mr John Bina has urged miners in the country to pay various taxes and other charges imposed by the government, timely and voluntarily in order to avoid unnecessary hassles in their undertakings. Mr Bina gave the advice at ... banks
By Habel Chidawali. Dodoma — The Member of Parliament for Tabora Urban on the CCM ticket, Mr Emanuel Mwakasaka (CCM) has asked the government to take immediate action against bad mannered female midwives who have a tendency of ill-treating pregnant women when they go for delivery. banks
If you are a participant of #ThirstTrapTuesday you could find yourself in big trouble in Tanzania. According to a report by Pulse the Tanzanian government has banned the posting of 'nude pictures' on social media. It appears the ban is currently aimed at the countries' entertainment personalities. banks
A Tanzanian probe found that the local unit of Bharti Airtel was originally transferred from the state illegally and the government will start talks to retake what it ... Tanzania's complaint relates to the initial privatisation of the company five years prior to when Airtel took control, it said in a statement at the time. banks
Finance and Planning minister Philip Mpango said yesterday that the government and Bhati Airtel had agreed to start talks on repossession of 60 per cent of Airtel Tanzania shares. Dr Mpango said this when presenting to President John Magufuli a report compiled by a special probe team on the company's ... banks
Nairobi, January 12, 2017--Tanzanian authorities should immediately annul fines levied against five television stations that the country's regulatory ... "The government is using the broadcasting regulator as proxy for censoring political reporting," said CPJ Deputy Executive Director Robert Mahoney in New ... banks


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