#Budget2018

23/10/15 Reverse order Timestamp format


  1. CCM-JANGWANI

    Magufuli loves the Tanzanian people and he never tires of working he is astute
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  2. CCM- JANGWANI

    Magufuli is honest, he is hardworking, all these make him fit for the job, more than this he has promised to fight corruption
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  3. CCM- JANGWANI

    Magufili is devoted to the country’s youth and has showed that he is going to work hard to solve the country’s education problems.
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  4. CCM- JANGWANI

    The process of finding a presidential candidate this year was the same one used in 1995, it has never been altered.
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  5. CCM- JANGWANI

    I cannot blame CCM for operating improperly
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  6. CCM- JANGWANI

    I am very confident the Tanzanians people will choose Magufuli, he has all the attributes of a great leader.
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  7. CCM- JANGWANI

    I found 15 000 university loans now there are 98 000 and more
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  8. CCM- JANGWANI

    Magufuli’s positive attributes are many, its better we leave it here so he can get some peace.
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  9. CCM- JANGWANI

    They have gone and tried to sue but this has failed. The Court has ruled that voting stations are no place for gatherings.
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  10. CCM- JANGWANI

    I congratulate the Children-CUF, Chadema, ACT and non party members
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  11. CCM- JANGWANI

    I've travelled a distance of 46,221 KM across Tanzania
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  12. CCM- JANGWANI

    all Tanzanians hate corruption. I will stand in the fight against corruption
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  13. CCM- JANGWANI

    I understand that Tanzanians are averse to corruption ... Mwalimu Nyerere he has said corruption and bribery are greater enemies than war
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  14. CCM- JANGWANI

    Industry needs people to work but that’s not a problem; we have enough qualified people
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  15. CCM- JANGWANI

    Corruption should be treated like treason. I trust in God that this nation will have peace for all its people.
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  16. CCM- JANGWANI

    There is money, we have over USD 117million to improve Tandale, Mburahati
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  17. CCM- JANGWANI

    We are in the fifth phase of tackling congestion in the streets of Dar es Salaam
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  18. CCM- JANGWANI

    I have decided to work really hard I will deal wit the water crisis
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  19. CCM- JANGWANI

    Dar required 500 million liters of water but at the moment we only have 300 million
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  20. CCM- JANGWANI

    There is a project on the way which will bring 750 million liters of water into Dar
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  21. CCM- JANGWANI

    I am a friend of the workers but workers tax money is being used for corrupt activities
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  22. CCM- JANGWANI

    I want to improve the welfare of workers. The tax is 11 percent and we want lower it so worker can get some relief.
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  23. CCM- JANGWANI

    My Sacrifice for Tanzanians is to work very hard for them, I will continue to fight corruption, those who see this have already ran away from the party
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  24. CCM- JANGWANI

    The previous governments were made of unfit people and have delayed the country’s development.
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  25. CCM- JANGWANI

    Do you not want be to speak the truth? I say it as it is.
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  26. CCM- JANGWANI

    Put aside ethnicity, religion and associations just pick me
    Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  27. We thank God for this whole period and now we have only one day remaining until Election day
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  28. Tanzanians are not happy, CCM has not been able to give Tanzanians a better life
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  29. Many Tanzanians spend hours on hospital floors they cannot get proper care
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  30. Tanzanians need a change of leadership
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  31. Chadema will give vocational training so many will join the military to get all skills
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  32. We will improve infrastructure by making sure that your tax money is being used properly
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  33. We will give Tanzanians good governance and ensure that they get better public services
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  34. A special programme will be formed to improve salaries and services

    Lowassa

    JB Julius Bett
  35. We will improve on Tanzania's international realations

    Lowassa

    JB Julius Bett
  36. We will protect the interests of civil servants as well as those of the police and military
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  37. We will promote and develop the arts. We will direct money towards buying sports equipment so Tanzania can compete internationally
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  38. Reject CCM choose Chadema if you want change
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  39. If you choose me I will serve with all my strength to take care of your needs
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  40. Choose Chadema for change we will work hard to make sure that Tanzanians get the real change they crave
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  41. Six people, including a journalist, have been attacked with machetes in Tarime. The victims say they were attacked by CCM and Chadema supporters between 8 and 10pm last night.

    JB Julius Bett
  42. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    President is a person capable of providing the nation with a vision so this person must have the capacity and strength to do this job
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  43. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    The best president is one who has vision and does not second guess or intimidate people and not a matter of chance nor terrible people.
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  44. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    I will finish by urging Tanzanians to vote and by thanking everyone for turning up and support me in my campaign, and now Mr Kingunge Ngombale Mwiru will speak.
    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  45. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    You have the chance to do what nations like Kenya , Zambia and Malawi have done in changing their country's rulership

    Lowassa
    JB Julius Bett
  46. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    In the past were able to develop the country ... but lately especially during this fourth phase things have gone wrong
    Kingunge
    JB Julius Bett
  47. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    Citizens want good leaders , but CCM failed
    Kingunge
    JB Julius Bett
  48. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    Kikwete promised a better life for every Tanzanian , have you gotten it ?
    Kingunge
    JB Julius Bett
  49. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    We have asked people in Arusha , Mbeya , Tanga if their lives have improved but they have not seen this better life.
    Kingunge
    JB Julius Bett
  50. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    Their main problem after staying in power for 54 years , is that the party’s leadership has been exhausted.
    Kingunge
    JB Julius Bett
  51. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    CCM have been making very big promises but implementation is limited, that is why many items sold at exorbitant prices.
    Kingunge
    JB Julius Bett
  52. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    They are making plans to make sure that Magufuli is president if this fails they will use security forces.
    Kingunge
    JB Julius Bett
  53. CHADEMA- JANGWANI: Kingunge has finished talking and now presidential candidate for Zanzibar CUF ticket Seif Shariff Hamad speaks.

    JB Julius Bett
  54. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    I’m not worried even if they steal the votes Lowassa will be president.
    Maalim Seif
    JB Julius Bett
  55. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    I say to the people of Tanzania , do not be afraid  go and vote.  I want to ask Mr. President Kikwete, are you appointing others into power or handing over that power?  
    Seif
    JB Julius Bett
  56. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    President do not try in tricks to stay in power , it is impossible tomorrow you finish your time but today you select those in power, what kind of message does that send to the people?
    Seif
    JB Julius Bett
  57. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    Do not wear our uniforms tomorrow because CCM have bought our uniform and will use them to incite violence tomorrow.
    Seif
    JB Julius Bett
  58. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    Also, tomorrow agents must be present at the polling stations to tally the votes we want transparency in the vote counting process.
    Seif
    JB Julius Bett
  59. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    They have told soldiers to refuse orders to be assigned to the war against civilians.
    Duni
    JB Julius Bett
  60. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    We will not harass or discriminate against anyone go to vote in peace
    Duni
    JB Julius Bett
  61. CHADEMA- JANGWANI: Mbowe thanks the citizens for supporting Chadema and talks about the court ruling on election day stating that people live close to polling stations and the ruling means that these people will have to be removed from their homes. He continues by saying that Chadema and its supporters will continue to guard their votes

    JB Julius Bett
  62. CHADEMA- JANGWANI: James Mbatia speaks to the nation he says that "all political parties along with the Electoral Commission had agreed on the right procedures but others have refused so victory will be ours tomorrow."

    JB Julius Bett
  63. CHADEMA- JANGWANI

    The Tanroads car was siezed today and inside were votes for Magufuli , I am telling you that CCM and the country’s security has been comprimised by this. Do not let anyone you do not know vote at your polling station . We have tried to make history this year by campaigning in a manner more civilized than our colleagues from CCM.
    Mbatia
    JB Julius Bett
  64. CCM- MWANZA:CCM- presidential running mate in the general election , Samia Ali solution begins to address the closing meeting of the CCM campaign , Kirumba Mwanza.

    JB Julius Bett
  65. CCM- MWANZA

    We will all choose Dr John Magufuli tomorrow to lead us to a developed Tazania
    Samia
    JB Julius Bett
  66. CCM- MWANZA

    Change ivolves both words and actions the party that can do this is CCM
    Samia
    JB Julius Bett
  67. TARIME: Police in Tarime is hunting for CCM’s candidate for Ikoma ward councillorship, Laurent Adriano for allegedly shooting Daniel Mathew, 18, last night. The victim is a form two student at Goribe secondary school. He is admitted at Tarime district hospital.

    Tarime/ Rorya Regional Special Police Zone commander, Lazaro Mambosasa said other six suspects have been arrested for allegedly found with tradition weapons.

    JB Julius Bett
  68. CCM- MWANZA

    I thank the citizens for coming out in great numbers this is a good indication of the number of votes we will win tomorrow
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  69. CHADEMA- JANGWANI: Now presidential candidate Edward Lowassa asks the Dar es Salaam residents to vote for his party


    JB Julius Bett
  70. CCM- MWANZA

    There is no authoritarianism in CCM , we conducted our plans to comply with the Constitution and much support has been directed towards Magufuli

    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  71. CHADEMA- JANGWANI: Lowassa asks voters to turn up in large numbers tomorrow. Campaigns have officially ended at the Jangwani grouds in Dar es Salaam.

    JB Julius Bett
  72. CCM- MWANZA

    With regards to the Richmond incident, we had all agreed we needed to outsource some of the resources from outside the country I was not involved in the company but the problem was that there were no regulations
    JK
    JB Julius Bett
  73. CCM- MWANZA

    We have plans to ensure we have reliable electricity , we can not talk about having industries without proper power supply.
    Dr Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  74. CCM- MWANZA

    I will defend and maintain our Union , this is an alliance which has made us Tanzanians remain in peace and security
    Dr. Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  75. CCM- MWANZA

    I've noticed young people want change quickly , I assure you the only person who will be able to make this happen is me.
    Dr Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  76. CCM- MWANZA

    We plan to expand airports in major regions including the Mwanza airport.
    Dr Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  77. 2015 ELECTIONS: Chadema parliamentary candidate in Bunda Urban, Esther Bulaya collapses on a podium Saturday during a rally to wind up election campaigns

    JB Julius Bett
  78. Mbezi Mwisho Daladala centre is virtually empy as witnessed this morning

    JB Julius Bett
  79. Residents of NHC Street in Mugumu town, Serengeti District in Mara Region line up waiting for opening of their votting station.

    JB Julius Bett
  80. FROM MBAGALA KIZUIANI; Votters at Kizuiani primary School polling station started to arrive at around 5am and they have been allocating numbers to anyone who comes.

    JB Julius Bett
  81. Situation in some of polling stations this morning.

    JB Julius Bett
  82. Deserted bus stands in Kibaha Maili Moja, Kibaha

    JB Julius Bett
  83. FROM NYAMAGANA, MWANZA; Nyabulogoya secondary school polling station has not opened because party agents have not arrived. Polling officer has said he will open the centre after the arrival of the agents.

    JB Julius Bett
  84. MAGUFULI Primary School polling station where CCM presidential candidate, Dr John magufuli will cast his vote later today

    JB Julius Bett
  85. IN some centres there are many people who have not verified their names as required by NEC.

    JB Julius Bett
  86. Polling officers at Mashujaa primary school in Sinza show voter empty ballot boxes before voting commenced


    JB Julius Bett
  87. TLP Presidential candidate, Maximillian Lyimo has failed to vote at Njia Panda polling station because he failed to show his Voter’s ID.

    JB Julius Bett
  88. Zanzibar Presidentail candidate on CCM ticked, Dr Ali Mohammed Shein casting his ballot at Bungi primary school voting centre in central District, South Unguja. PHOTO | ZANZIBAR STATE HOUSE

    JB Julius Bett
  89. TLP presidential aspirant, Macmillan Lyimo, talks to journalists outside Gharani polling station in Njia Panda ward, Vunjo in Kilimanjaro Region after he was barred from votting because he had no voter ID. PHOTO | DIONIS NYATO

    JB Julius Bett
  90. A resident of Nundu Street in Ilemela District, Mwanza Region, has failed to vote after a voter register showed a different photograph. The voter roll shows a woman photo in his particulars

    JB Julius Bett
  91. TLP presidential candidate, Macmillan Lyimo has voted after NEC issued him with form no.19 which he claimed was not at the polling station.

    JB Julius Bett
  92. CCM presidential candidate , Dr John Magufuli finishes casting his vote at a polling station at Magufuli Primary School , Chato, Geita. Photo by Adam Mzee

    JB Julius Bett
  93. A resident of Ukonga Mombasa, Amen Duka casting her vote in Dar es Salaam.. Photo by Anthony Siame

    JB Julius Bett
  94. 25 October:Elections around the world

    · Tanzania, President and National Assembly

    · Argentina, President and Legislature

    · Côte d'Ivoire, President

    · Guatemala, President (2nd round)

    · Haiti, President and Parliament (2nd round)

    · Oman, Parliament

    · Poland, Parliament

    · Republic of the Congo, Constitutional referendum

    JB Julius Bett
  95. Zanzibar presidential candidate for CUF, Seif Sharif Hamad voting at a polling station in Garagara ,Unguja , Zanzibar. Photo by Salim Shao
    JB Julius Bett

  96. CUF Parliamentary candidate in Segerea constituency has blamed NEC for including in the ballot paper a name of Chadema candidate who had decided to withdraw in the race

    JB Julius Bett
  97. Chadema presidential candidate, Mr Edward Lowassa voting at Ngarash primary school in Engutoto ward, Monduli District in Arusha Region. PHOTO | FILBERT RWEYEMAMU

    JB Julius Bett
  98. The presidential candidate of the party ADC , Chief Yemba voting at a polling station located Buguruni in Dar es Salaam. Photos and Venance Nestory

    JB Julius Bett
  99. CCM presidential candidate , Dr John Magufuli finishes casting his vote at a polling station at Magufuli Primary School , Chato, Geita.

    JB Julius Bett
  100. SUMBAWANGA: More than 200 people with traditional weapons have burnt to ashes all election materials in Zimba village, Sumbawanga District.Rukwa Regional Police commander, Jacob Mwaruanda said the suspects burnt various election materials including 45 ballot boxes. They demanded the boxes were containing fake ballot papers.

    JB Julius Bett
  101. A woman displays her finger to show an ink she applied after voting at Tabata Mawenzi in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO | EDWIN MJWAHUZI

    JB Julius Bett
  102. Manzese voters are happy with the peaceful election at their polling station.

    JB Julius Bett
  103. An assistant polling officer at Tabata Kimanga primary school assist an elderly woman who went to vote at the centre. PHOTO | JUBE TRANQUILINO

    JB Julius Bett
  104. Residents of Dar es Salaam queue for voting at Binti Mussa secondary school voting station in Kiwalani, Ilala.PHOTO | VENANCE NESTORY

    JB Julius Bett
  105. First Lady, Mama Salma Kikwete casts her ballot at Mtanda centre in Lindi Municipal. PHOTO | YUSUF BADI.

    JB Julius Bett
  106. Head of EU Observers mission, Ms Judith Sargentini, has said voting has basically been peaceful in 400 stations which have been visited by their observers across the country.

    JB Julius Bett
  107. ZANZIBAR: Voting has been suspended in Kijitoupele constituency in Zanzibar following a misunderstanding on parliamentary votes

    JB Julius Bett
  108. TANGA: Motorcycle riders in Maramba division in Mkinga District, Tanga Region have said they will not resume their business today until election results have been announced.

    JB Julius Bett
  109. Vote counting started in Musoma District in Mara Region

    JB Julius Bett
  110. Vote counting has started in Mkuranga primary school.

    JB Julius Bett
  111. Head of EU observers mission, Judith Sargentini has said they have received reports from 140 observers who have visited 500 polling stations across the country who noted that the exercise was basically peaceful.

    JB Julius Bett
  112. Party agents at Stand- Kondoa voting center sign forms to declare that the voting was conducted peaceful and in accordance to the laws and regulations

    JB Julius Bett
  113. UKONGA: Some people arrived after stations have been closed in Kitunda in Ukonga constituency were turned down by security guards

    JB Julius Bett
  114. LULINDI: Parliamentary vote in Lulindi has been suspended following misspelling of CUF candidate name in the ballot paper

    JB Julius Bett
  115. MWANZA: Acting Mwanza City Director, Mr Tito Mahinya has said they will start releasing election results for Nyamagana constituency at around midnight.

    JB Julius Bett
  116. ARUSHA: Polling officer at Olkiken in Longido District, Arusha Region closed the voting exercise at 4pm despite the fact that there were some voters in the queue. Some people are still at the polling station waiting to vote though the station has been closed.

    JB Julius Bett
  117. Vote counting has started at Buguruni in Dar es Salaam City.Photo| Venance Nestory

    JB Julius Bett
  118. MOSHI: A vehicle of campaign manager for Moshi Rural parliamentary aspirant on CCM ticket Dr Cyrill Chami, has been destroyed by a group of people who suspected it of transporting fake ballots.

    JB Julius Bett
  119. TUNDUMA: People here have started to gather near polling stations blocking any car which attempts to go near the tallying centres.

    JB Julius Bett
  120. TEMBONI: More than 400 people have not voted at Temboni in Dar es Salaam have not voted because their names were missing in the voters roll. After the voting was closed they were told to disperse but they refused.

    JB Julius Bett
  121. KAWE: Vote counting is going on in various polling centres in Kawe. Counting of presidential votes at Bunju A station had to be repeated after a CCM agent was not satisfied with the first count.

    JB Julius Bett
  122. Polling officer at Mtambile primary school, in Pemba South Region, Mr Hafidhi Said Ali, displays laterns which will be used during vote counting

    JB Julius Bett
  123. Polling officers at Wami Sokoine primary school use mobile phones and lanterns during vote counting

    JB Julius Bett
  124. MUSOMA: Police use tear gas to disperse people who stormed into a vote counting centre in Kigera, Musoma Urban to protest the results

    JB Julius Bett
  125. CHADEMA: Election irregularities in Katavi, Kimara and Pemba demonstrate that the election wasn’t free and fair

    JB Julius Bett
  126. CHADEMA: What we predicted is what actually happened, so we have all the right to guard our votes.

    JB Julius Bett
  127. KIMARA: Wananchi at EDP Royal polling stations A and B at Kimara Stop Over in Dar are voting on Monday after Sunday’s exercise postponed.

    JB Julius Bett
  128. Person with disability struggling to access polling centre and ballot boxes yesterday.

    JB Julius Bett
  129. MWANZA: Police use tear gas to disperse crowd who had started to gather in the streets to wait for poll results.

    JB Julius Bett
  130. TANZANIA DECIDES: CCM’s John Magufuli leads in Paje, Makunduchi and Lulindi constituencies, NEC’s preliminary presidential results show.

    JB Julius Bett
  131. TANZANIA DECIDE: Returning officer in Magu, Ntiniki Paul, receives results from various wards at Magu District Council hall

    JB Julius Bett
  132. ARUSHA: Longido constituency results to be announced Monday noon, election supervisor Felix Kimario says.

    JB Julius Bett
  133. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS- TUNDUMA: Mwakajoka Frank (Chadema) 32,442, Frank Sichalwe (CCM) 17,220, James Mwakalonge(TLP) 85, Reddy Makuba (ACT Wazalendo) 319. Announced by the returning officer, Halima Mpita.

    JB Julius Bett
  134. Some of election officials in Kilombero constituency carry ballot boxes which were delivered from various polling stations for tallying at District Council hall.

    JB Julius Bett
  135. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS- TARIME URBAN: Ester Matiko (Chadema) 20,017 Michael Kembaki (CCM), 14, 025 Deogratias Meck (ACT-Wazalendo) 356. Announced by returning officer Juma Mwajombe.

    JB Julius Bett
  136. Tight security at Songea municipal.

    JB Julius Bett
  137. Parliamentary results for LINDI URBAN Hassan Seleman (CCM) - 20,733 Salum Barwan (CUF) - 8843

    JB Julius Bett
  138. Parliamentary results for MKINGA Dustan Kitandula (CCM) -21,623 (54.192%) Bakari Kassimu (CUF) 13,547 (34.43%) Recho Sadick (Chadema) - 3,789 (9.63%) Ali Pendeza Mwita (ACT- Wazalendo) – 402 (1%)

    JB Julius Bett
  139. TANZANIA DECIDES: Chadema’s MP candidate Bilago Samson wins the Buyungu constituency which was under CCM for 23041 votes, while CCM’s candidate minister Christopher Chiza got 22934 votes according to Kakonko’s District Executive Director, Jaina Msangi.

    JB Julius Bett
  140. RUVUMA MBINGA URBAN Sixtus Mapunda (CCM) – 28,364 Elfrem Millinga (NCCR) – 102

    JB Julius Bett
  141. MBINGA RURAL: Martin Msuha (CCM) – 59,269 Benjamin Akitanda (Chadema) – 11,285

    JB Julius Bett
  142. CUF members gathered in Mtendeni area in Unguja , Zanzibar waiting for the declaration of the winner of the presidential elections held yesterday across the country. Photo by Salim Shao

    JB Julius Bett
  143. Ukonga : Security beefed at polling centres since vote counting is underway.

    JB Julius Bett
  144. TANZANIA DECIDES : Police in Tandahimba, Mtwara Region are holding eight people for allegedly invading and destroying the house of an election supervisor in Nanyamba Province.

    JB Julius Bett
  145. TANZANIA DECIDES : Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM ) has called upon its members to ignore election results on social media and other unauthorised networks.

    JB Julius Bett
  146. FROM ZANZIBAR: The situation is volatile in some parts of Zanzibar after Opposition- CUF-issued a press statement that the party is leading in the presidential poll. Efforts to get a statement from the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) still underway.

    JB Julius Bett
  147. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: Jumanne Kishimba (CCM) wins Kahama Urban seat, Steven Masele (CCM) is victorious in Shinyanga Urban, Hussein Bashe (CCM) has won the Nzega Urban seat while Silvestry Koka (CCM) has won in Kibaha Urban.

    JB Julius Bett
  148. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: Monduli beaten by Julius Kalanga (Chadema), Joshua Nassari has defended his Arumeru East seat, while in Serengeti, Chadema's Marwa Ryoba has won

    JB Julius Bett
  149. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: Esther Bulaya (Chadema) has unseated Steven Wasira in Bunda Urban. Jaffar Michael (Chadema) wins in Moshi Urban

    JB Julius Bett
  150. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: Anthony Mavunde (CCM) announced winner in Dodoma Urban, Joram Hongoli (CCM) wins in Njombe North, Edwin Sanda (CCM) takes the Kondoa Urban seat and Dotto Biteko (CCM) is victorious in Bukombe

    JB Julius Bett
  151. lPolice instructing voters to follow procedures at a voting station in Kimara Stop Over, Dar es Saalam. Residents turned up today to vote after having failed to do so yesterday due to technical problems. Photos and Venance Nestory


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  152. CCM's John Magufuli leads in 9 constituencies while Chadema's Lowassa is ahead in 4 constituencies in: NEC
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  153. Regional election superintendent for Iringa, Ahmed Sawa has postponed announcing parliamentary constituency results until tomorrow after a re-election in Iringa Municipality

    JB Julius Bett
  154. Ruvuma Regional Police Force are holding more than 15 poeple and used tear gas to disperse more than 5,000 others gathered around the Municipality offices to cheer for the victory of Chadema candidate Joseph Fuime.

    JB Julius Bett
  155. In an unprecedented development, the officer for Kunduchi, Kawe province, had failed to announce the winner of the ward councilorship due to missing ballot papers.


    JB Julius Bett
  156. CCM's John Magufuli leads in 17 constituencies while Chadema's Lowassa leads in 10 constituencies in 27 constituencies: NEC
    JB Julius Bett
  157. ELECTION RESULTS: NEC declares CCM’s Nyamagana parliamentary seat runner, Stanislaus Mabula winner with 81,170 votes against Chadema’s Ezekiel Wenje (79,280).

    JB Julius Bett
  158. NYAMAGANA ELECTION RESULTS: CCM win 14 wards out of 18 with Chadema taking the remaining four

    JB Julius Bett
  159. NYAMAGANA ELECTION RESULTS: Nyamagana MP-elect Stanislaus Mabula (CCM) promises to unify Wananchi of his constituent and empower them economically.

    JB Julius Bett
  160. VUNJO ELECTION RESULTS: NCCR Mageuzi’s James Mbatia declared winner of Vunjo parliamentary seat with 60,187 votes, defeating CCM’s Innocent Shirima (16,617) and TLP’s Augustine Mrema (6,416)

    JB Julius Bett
  161. MOSHI RURAL ELECTION RESULTS: NEC declares Chadema’s Anthony Komu winner of Moshi Rural parliamentary seat with 55,813 votes, defeating former cabinet minister Dr Cyril Chami (CCM) who got 24,415.

    JB Julius Bett
  162. MOSHI RURAL ELECTION RESULTS: According to NEC official, Chadema’s Anthony Komu is the winner with 55,813 votes while his opponent Dk Cyril Chami (CCM) got 24,415

    JB Julius Bett
  163. Police officers arrest a person believed to be a Chadema supporter in Isamilo area in Mwanza Region yesterday. PHOTO| MICHAEL JAMSON

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  164. We have reclaimed 11 constituencies that were taken by the opposition in the previous General Election.
    January Makamba, CCM Campaign Committee spokesman and Presidential Campaign Team
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  165. New faces who won parliamentary race

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  166. MULEBA: Police use tear gas to disperse crowds in Muleba Town as residents oppose the Muleba South Parliamentary results announced early today.

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  167. KAWE CONSTITUENCY: Assistant director Kawe Constituency, Onesmo Kayamba said the results of the parliamentary elections will be announced at 2pm.

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  168. We are releasing results as they come. This is the way we said we would operate. We are not selective in announcing presidential results from constituencies," Judge Damian Lubuva NEC Chairman
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  169. Police take away suspected rioters during an operation to quell disturbances in Zanzibar yesterday. Supporters of Mr Seif Shariff Hamad took to the streets after the CUF presidential candidate declared himself the winner and accused the Zanzibar Electoral Commission of unnecessarily delaying results. PHOTO | SALIM SHAO

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  170. SUMVE ELECTION RESULTS: NEC declares CCM’s Richard Ndassa winner of Sumve parliamentary seat with 20,002 votes, defeating Richard Tunduru (CUF) who got 14,966 votes.

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  171. KWIMBA ELECTION RESULTS: CCM’s Shanif Mansoor has been declared winner of Kwimba parliamentary seat with 39,357 votes, defeating Shilogela Nganga of Chadema.

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  172. MAGU ELECTION RESULTS: Kiswaga Destery (CCM) is the winner of Magu parliamentary seat with 61,508 votes, defeating Chadema’s Ngongoseke Julius Kalwinzi who got 32,217 votes.

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  173. SUMBAWANGA URBAN ELECTION RESULTS: CCM’s Aeshi Hilaly has been declared winner of Sumbawanga Urban parliamentary seat with 41,763 votes, defeating Shadrick Malila of Chadema.

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  174. Dr Merdad Chananja of CCM wins CHATO parliamentary seat with 78,817 votes, defeating Chadema’s Dr Benedicto Lukanima at 32,513 votes: NEC
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  175. NEC declares Chadema’s James Ole Millya the winner of Simanjiro parliamentary seat, defeating Christopher Ole Sendeka of CCM who took 27,206 votes

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  176. Onesmo Ole Nangole of Chadema wins Longido parliamentary seat with 20,076, defeating CCM’s Dr Stephen Keruswa with 19,352 votes: NEC
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  177. MWANGA ELECTION RESULTS: CCM’s Prof Jumanne Maghembe retains Mwanga parliamentary seat with 21,982, defeating opposition’s Henry Kileo (Chadema) coming in with 17,366 votes and Youngsaviour Msuya (NCCR-Mageuzi) with 4,616 votes.

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  178. Mary Nagu retains Hanang parliamentary seat with 51,697 votes, defeating Rashid Magoma (Chadema) with 43,841 votes: NEC
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  179. Final Parliamentary Results

    ARUSHA-MONDULI-Julius Kalanga (Chadema) 35,025

    Namelok Sokoine (CCM), 25,925.

    Ndaskoi Ole Navaya (ACT-Wazalendo) 367

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  180. Final Parliamentary Results

    ARUMERU EAST- Joshua Nassari (Chadema) 86,694 (72.6%)

    John Pallangyo (CCM) – 31,847 (22.67%)

    Esmail Abrahamu (ACT) – 622 (0.52%)

    Ibrahim Mgina (AFP) 236 (0.19%)

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  181. Final Parliamentary Results

    LONGIDO: Junus Sokioni (ACT) 253

    Lucas ole Ngiri (CUF) 307

    Dr Stephen Keruswa (CCM) 19,352

    Onesmo ole Nangole (Chadema) 20,076

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  182. Kalenga constituency election supervisor for Iringa , Pudensiana Kisaka, presents Godfrey Mgimwa with a certificate after winning a re-election of the province's parliamentary seat held on Sunday. Photo by Said Ng'amilo

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  183. Final Parliamentary results

    NGORONGORO: William ole Nasha (CCM) 29,419

    Elias Ngolisa (Chadema) 23,979

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  184. Tarime. Two Zacharia Express buses belongng to Pita Zacharia- a Tarime resident-damaged after being stoned by unidentified individuals while en route to Mwanza. The attack is believed to be politically related.

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  185. Final Parliamentary Results

    ARUMERU WEST: Gibson Maseyeki (Chadema) 94,354

    Sabay Thomas (CCM) 32,831

    Wilson lazier (ACT) 2,457

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  186. Final Parliamentary Results

    COAST- KIBAHA URBAN: Silvestry Koka (CCM) 31,462

    Paul Mtally (Chadema) 24,860

    Habibu Mchange (ACT-Wazalendo) 3,438

    Gombati Waziri (CCK) 259

    Betha Mpata (APPT) 120

    Kibona Ally (AFP) 108

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  187. Dodoma. Regional police have held a Changombe resident, Emmanuel William ( 35), for allegedly playing songs thought to be anti-Lowassa on his mobile phone.

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  188. NEC declares Chadema's Halima Mdee the winner of Kawe parliamentary seat

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  189. Final Parliamentary Results

    DAR ES SALAAM- ILALA:

    Makapa Hamisi Hassan (ACT) 445

    Juma Sharrif Khamisi (ADC) 67

    Kilasa Mohamed Mogwa (AFP) 501

    Zungu Azzan Mussa (CCM) 35,818

    Hassanali Muslim (Chadema) 32,833

    Kanaldeen Hussein Muccadam (CUF) 2,376

    Peter Andrew (DP) 70

    Mtilinzi Erasto Johne (Jahazi Asilia) 25

    Mohamed Salim Bendera (TLP) 32

    Allice Muhulo Mashoo (UMD) 62

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  190. Abdala Mtolea of CUF takes Temeke knocking out former MP of the constituency, Abbas Mtemvu: NEC
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  191. Final Parliamentary Results

    DAR ES SALAAM- UBUNGO:  

    Zangina Zangina (ACT) 1,452

    Zuwena Abdallah (ADC) 553

    Renatus Muaghi (CCK) 1,196

    Didas Masaburi (CCM) 59,514

    Saed Kubenea (Chadema) 87,666

    Kabendera Mbehikya (Chaumma) 754

    Amina Mcheka (Chausta) 236

    Ngole Khalfan (CUF) 2,283

    Selemani KIbanda (Jahazi) 96

    Coaster Kibonde (Makini) 66

    Godliver Manumbu (TLP) 100

    Kamana Mrenda (UMD) 21

    Naomi Mabruki (UPDP)
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  192. Dar es Salaam. The National Electoral Commission (NEC) today clarified on the reasons for the delay in releasing the presidential and parliamentary results.

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  193. Election supervisors should work to produce poll results at a faster rate to prevent more civil unrest in the country: CEMOT
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  194. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: Nec says CCM candidate for Kinondoni Constituency seat Idd Azzan secures 65, 964 votes.

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  195. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: Nec says tonight, CUF parliamentary candidate for Kinondoni seat, Maulid Mtulia secures 70,337 votes.

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  196. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: Nec declares CUF parliamentary candidate for Kinondoni seat, Maulid Mtulia a winner over outgoing MP and CCM candidate, Idd Azzan.

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  197. More big guns swept aside in surprise election results. Voters opt for change in constituencies where some immediate former MPs were widely expected to retain their seats. Among the latest high-profile casualties from both CCM and the opposition are Kapuya, Kagasheki, Shibuda, Wenje, Ole Sendeka, Mrema and Zambi

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  198. Police in Coast region is questioning 22 people from Rufiji District in connection with rioting and blocking of road.

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  199. A group of unidentified people have torched ward office in Njoro in Moshi Municipal to protest the outcome of civic representantive election.

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  200. 2015 ELECTIONS: Parliamentary results in Mbagala Constituency to be released this afternoon, says District Executive Director

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  201. 2015 POLLS UPDATE: NEC releases presidential results for 51 new constituencies Wednesday as CCM's John Magufuli leads followed by Chadema's Edward Lowassa.

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  202. Z’BAR POLLS CANCELLED: Zanzibar Electoral Commission Chairman Jecha Salum Jecha nullifies Zanzibar elections Wednesday over irregularities, ZBC announces

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  203. Mbarali. Chadema parliamentary candidate for Mbarali seat Mr Liberatus Mwang’ombe, who was defeated by CCM candidate Mr Haroon Pirmohamed, to contest the result in court.

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  204. I am currently consulting my party lawyers and I will file a petition after collecting enough evidence: Mr Mwang’ombe.
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  205. Zanzibar electoral body ZEC, has no authority to annul Isle elections: CUF presidential candidate Seif Sharif Hamad
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  206. 2015 POLLS UPDATE: National Electoral Commission chairman Judge Damian Lubuva says nullified Zanzibar poll results will not affect those of the Union.

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  207. PARLIAMENTARY RESULTS: CCM Spokesman January Makamba says his party will contest Kawe and Iringa Urban seat results due to irregularities in tallying process.

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  208. Serengeti: CCM's Former deputy Minister in Prime Minister’s office (Regional Administration and Local Government) Mr Deogratius Mwita defeated in bid to clinch Ring’wani civic seat.

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  209. Chadema will lead Serengeti district council after wining in 18 out of 30 wards: NEC
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  210. IKULU RACE: Member of the CCM campaign committee January Makamba says his party is surprised by Ukawa coalition’s statement that it will reject presidential election results. He has urged them to cultivate the culture of accepting defeat.

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  211. IKULU RACE: National Electoral Commission (NEC) chairman Judge Damian Lubuva has said that the Union presidential election will go on as planned despite the nullification of that Zanzibar election because there were no irregularities affecting the Union presidential election has been reported.

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  212. According to Tanzanian Civil Society Consortium on Election Observation (TACCEO), there is lack of transparency in the ongoing tallying of votes, casting doubt on the accuracy of figures released by the National Electoral Commission (NEC).

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  213. Business activities fully resumed in Dar es Salaam yesterday, four days after the General Election, which involved eight presidential candidates and tens of thousands of contenders for other races.

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  214. The ruling party, CCM, has said it would contest election results of 4 constituencies in court, citing malpractices in the tallying of votes

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  215. POLL RESULTS: NCCR-Mageuzi parliamentary candidate for Kigoma South Constituency, David Kafulila secures 33, 382 votes.

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  216. POLL RESULTS: CCM parliamentary candidate for Kigoma South constituency, Hasna Mwilima secures 34, 453 votes.

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  217. POLL RESULTS: NEC Returning Officer, Ruben Mfume declares CCM candidate Hasna Mwilima winner against outgoing MP David Kafulila of NCCR-Mageuzi.

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  218. POLL RESULTS: NEC Returning Officer, Mfume says failure to reach consensus among the candidates delayed results announcing process. He said Mwilima suggested vote re- counting while Kafulila opposed.

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  219. POLL RESULTS: NCCR’s Kafulila opposes announced results by NEC saying claims raised before declaration of the winner were ignored, vows to file petition.

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  220. TANZANIA DECIDES: IGP Ernest Mangu says no need to worry about country's security. Urges wananchi to maintain peace in celebrating presidential results.

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  221. TANZANIA DECIDES: At least 106 people arraigned in Moshi District Court Thursday, allegedly for setting on fire Njoro WEO office in opposition to the councilor’s results.

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  222. UK STATEMENT:

    The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is deeply concerned by the announcement of the Chairman of the Zanzibar Electoral Commission to nullify the elections. We note that all the international observers were impressed by the quality of the electoral process they witnessed. We call on ZEC to resume the results tabulation process without delay.

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  223. 2015 POLLS UPDATE: NEC finalizes announcement of presidential results for 264 constituencies Thursday noon. To announce the winner later today.

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  224. Arusha Regional Commissioner, Felix Ntibenda has banned any political celebrations or gatherings in Arusha and urged citizens to remain calm while waiting for presidential results from the National Electoral Commission's (NEC)

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  225. Serengeti: Chadema has defeated former deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Office (regional administrations and local government), Dr Deogratias Mwita (CCM). He has also won the ward's councillorship position.

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  226. The Tanzanian people have chosen DR Magufuli as the country's new president.

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  227. Zanzibar. Veteran politician and founding member of the Tanzania, Zanzibar Union, Hassan Nassor Moyo had said that the CCM led government was not ready to forge democracy in Zanzibar.

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  228. Tanzania's fifth president, John Pombe Joseph Magufuli

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  229. Zanzibar’s CUF presidential candidate, Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad, has asked presidents Jakaya Kikwete and Ali Mohamed Shein to observe constitutions and laws of the land during their last days of leadership.

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  230. University of Dar es Salaam Don, Prof Kitila Mkumbo congratulated Dr Magufuli and his party decision to back him given the competition he weathered during the campaigns.

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  231. PRESIDENT-ELECT: NEC’s Chairman Judge Damian Lubuva hands over a winning certificate to President-Elect Dr John Magufuli at the Diamond Jubilee Hall, in Dar today.


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  232. APPEAL: The Zanzibar Law Society has called for establishment of an independent commission to investigate the conduct of the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC), Jecha Salum Jecha. This follows decision by Mr Jecha to annul last Sunday presidential, house of representatives and councilors election on grounds that it was not free and fair.

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  233. CALL: Mbeya Regional CCM chairman, Mr Godfrey Zambi has called party members in the region not to be disturbed by election results and return back to work. He said though opposition has won several new constituencies that should make them enemy of the ruling party.

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  234. SPEECH: The President elect, Dr John Magufuli, has said reforming the ruling Chama Cha Mapindzi (CCM) will be among his priorities. Speaking to party members at sub offices along Lumumba Street, he said the campaigns have shown that there are some members within the party who are sabotaging it.

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  235. ZANZIBAR STALEMATE: The East African Community (EAC) has joined other international observers in condemning the nullification of the Zanzibar elections. It urged the political leadership in Tanzania to urgently address the situation "for the sake of democracy and stability of the country".

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  236. ARSON: Police in Zanzibar are questioning several people who were arrested in connection with torching of nine houses in Tumbatu.

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  237. MBEYA CELEBRATIONS: Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) members in Mbeya in jubilant move after their candidate, Dr Magufuli was declared a president elect

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  238. TUNDUMA: Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) supporters in Tunduma, Mbeya Region celebrate Dr Magufuli's victory

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  239. US SECRETARY GENERAL: The United Nations Secretary-General has joined people and institutions to express concerns about the situation in Zanzibar. In his statement he has stressed on the need to ensure that any disputes related to the electoral process should be addressed through the existing legal framework in a peaceful and transparent manner. The Secretary-General has called all stakeholders to remain calm, reject the use of violence, and avoid making statements that could further increase tensions.

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  240. CELEBRATING VICTORY THE MAGUFULI WAY: Arusha resident doing pushups in the road to celebrate Dr Magufuli’s win

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  241. MAALIM SEIF STATEMENT: CUF Presidential candidate in Zanzibar, Mr Seif Sharif Hamad has said his party will continue to engage the international community in efforts to find solution to political impasse brought by the decision by Zanzibar Electoral Commission to annul the Sunday election. He has, however, warned the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) and the isles government that any gerrymandering on the issue would have dear consequences.

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  242. ADVICE: Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation director, Mr Joseph Butiku has asked the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) to abide to the laws and regulations to resolve the on going crisis. He said personal interests should be avoided if the issue is to be resolved amicably.

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  243. SPOILT VOTES: Musoma Rural District Council Director, Federika Myovela has said a total of 2,594 votes were spoilt during the last Sunday General Election and cited voter ignorance as the main factor behind the trend.

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  244. CONGRATULATIONS: Magu District Commissioner, Karen Yunus has hailed residents in the district for maintaining peace during last Sunday general Election. The District Commissioner said the peace situation was excellent compared to 2010 General Election.

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  245. HOPE: Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) members in Arusha bank on the victory of their presidential candidate, Dr John Magufuli to win back Arusha Urban parliamentary seat from Chadema. Arusha Urban polls were postponed following death of ACT candidate, Estomih Malla.

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  246. EXPLANATION: Lack of unity among members and leaders within Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) is one of major factors which denied the ruling party victory in Moshi Urban, according to the party contender, Mr Davis Mosha.

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  247. SUPPORT: The Chamna Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Parents Wing in Zanzibar has congratulated Dr Magufuli for winning Union presidency and promised him close cooperation, according to the wing secretary in the isles, Ms Najma Giga.

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  248. QUIT: The Moshi Urban parliamentary seat contender on Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Davis Mosha has said he is quitting politics. Addressing a public rally to thank those who voted for him, Mr Mosha said he is now going to focus on his businesses. Mr Mosha was defeated by Chadema candidate, Raphael Japhary.Chat Conversation End

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  249. IGNORANCE: Some junior law enforcers engaged in the just ended General Election here were ignorant of electoral laws, rules, and regulations, domestic observers from Arusha Peace Enhancement Task Force (Apet) have noted.

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  250. ZANZIBAR POLLS: Chama Cha Mapinduzi Youth Wing (UVCCM) in Zanzibar has said its investigations have establish a number of irregularities pertaining to the October 25 general Election. The Wing acting secretary general, Mr Shaka Hamdu Shaka, said in a statement that Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC) demonstrated weakness in a number of areas.

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  251. MAGUFULI SWEARING IN: Guests and leaders arrive at Uhuru Stadium this morning to witness the swearing in of Dr John Magufuli to become 5th Tanzania president.

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  252. Guests and leaders arrive at Uhuru Stadium this morning to witness the swearing in of Dr John Magufuli as Tanzania's 5th president.

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  253. President Elect, John Magufuli and vice president elect, Samia Suluhu Hassan have climbed onto the stage for the inauguration event.

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  254. President Kikwete arrives at Uhuru Stadium for Dr John Magufuli’s swearing in ceremony where he is expected to officially handover power.

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  255. JB Julius Bett
  256. President Kikwete receives an honorary greeting with the firing of 21 rounds and singing of the national anthem

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  257. Defense and security forces now march on the field in formation as the outgoing president Kikwete looks on  

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  258. Presidential flag is lowered to mark the end of Kikwete’s time in office

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  259. President-elect John Magufuli, running mate Samia Suluhu Hassan takes oath to run two top offices during the ongoing ceremony.

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  260. Chief Cleric Aboubakary Zubeiry, on behalf of Muslims and Cardinal Polycarp Pengo representing Christians, offer special prayer attending leaders

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  261. President John Magufuli receives an honorary greeting with the firing of 21 rounds.

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  262. Thank God for granting us patience, especially our friends in Zanzibar who are going through a difficult time - DK Magufuli
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  263. We will work for the development of our nation, I know we are sincere in serving Tanzanians - Dr Magufuli
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  264. Swearing in of President Dr John Magufuli ends, Magufuli and Kikwete leave the stadium.

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  265. Recap of the momentous day

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  266. President John Magufuli and Vice President Samia Hassan invite guests from within and outisde the country to the State House in Dar es Salaam

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  267. Outgoing president Kikwete waves to the crowd at the natioal stadium during todays inauguration ceremony

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  268. Residents of Ipembe, Singida gazing watching the swearing in ceremony of the President of the fifth phase of the United Republic of Tanzania , Dr John Magufuli held at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

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  269. President-elect John Magufuli swears oath to the nation at the Uhuru Stadium today

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  270. A father and son watch the presidential inauguration in Singida. The family is grooming their 1 year eight month son to be Tanzania's president in 2050.

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  271. MAGUFULI KICKS-OFF: President Dr John Magufuli Thursday appoints George Masaju Attorney General. To be sworn-in Friday, Chief Secretary Ombeni Sefue says in Dar.

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  272. Tanzanians’ hopes and expectations for Dr John Magufuli are high. One of the most repeated promises in the campaign trail was to improve the performance of the civil service by improving civil servants’ welfare, reducing bureaucracy and fighting corruption.

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  273. President Dr. Magufuli swears in George Masaju to continue serving as country’s Attorney General (AG) after his appointment yesterday

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  274. 5 people dead, 4 missing after boat they were travelling in from Kivinje-Songosongo capsized at Chapachapa , a local govt official says.

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  275. Z’BAR POLLS SAGA: US asks President Dr Magufuli’s govt to ensure the process is immediately ended that peace and justice prevails and wishes of the people exhibited.

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  276. Dar es Salaam. Former President JakayaKikwete directed his office to facilitate a meeting between Civic United Front (CUF) officials and the Chief of the Defense Forces General Davis Mwamunyange over the Zanzibar crisis. President Kikwete’s directives came following complaints by the opposition party’s secretary general Mr Seif Shariff Hamad about actions by a section of the police force in Zanzibar.

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  277. Dar es Salaam. The opposition coalition Ukawa says they won’t cooperate with the fifth government until when it comes up with answers to major questions that erupted during and after General Election.

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  278. EXECUTIVES TRAVEL BAN: President Dr Magufuli on Saturday bans govt executives from travelling abroad. Ambassadors to take responsibilities till further notice.

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  279. WOMEN SOCCER FRIENDLY: Twiga Stars record a 2-0 win over their Malawian counterparts in Dar during a sendoff match to retiring Twiga Stars player Ester Chabruma.

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  280. Z’BAR POLITICAL ROW: CUF National Council says in Zanzibar Saturday, ZEC can end the ongoing dispute by announcing poll results and swearing in the winner.

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  281. Paris, Sunday. More than 60 environment and energy ministers tasked with inking a global pact in December to rein in climate change, meet in Paris from Sunday seeking to narrow political rifts.

    The three-day gathering comes days after the UN issued a fresh warning that current carbon-cutting pledges go nowhere near far enough to prevent dangerous levels of global warming.

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  282. Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan is stepping in to help resolve the political deadlock in Zanzibar after the electoral commission annulled the October 25 election results.

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  283. Kigoma. Seven people have been admitted at hospitals and dispensaries in Kigoma Region after contracting cholera

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  284. Sierra Leone was declared free of the Ebola virus disease at a symbolic ceremony in Freetown. The World Health Organisation Country Representative, Dr Anders Nordstrom, made the pronouncement as part of a brief statement.

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  285. The open University of Tanzania (OUT) Mwanza regional centre is on ire need of learning facilities." Centre director Benard Kapaya
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  286. NAIROBI, Kenya . An estimated 1.4 million people are expected to attend a mass officiated by Pope Francis when he visits Kenya country on his first trip Africa, Catholic church officials and Kenyan authorities said Sunday.

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  287. Dar es Salaam. Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan has asked religious leaders to pray for Zanzibar so that the ongoing political crisis is resolved peacefully.

    “There are countries where children cannot go to school, men have run away from their families while women cannot be able to get out of their houses to fetch water as people are killing each other senselessly,’’ Ms Hassan."
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  288. EU leaders will push their wary African counterparts to help tackle the migration crisis at a summit in Malta this week, offering them billions of euros in aid in exchange for cooperation.

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  289. ZANZIBAR CRISIS: CUF Representatives-elect oppose ZEC decision to cancel victory.

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  290. Kampala. Uganda's presidential campaign season opened Monday ahead of a vote due February 2016 pitting the country's veteran leader against a longtime challenger and a sacked prime minister.

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  291. EU has issued a statement asking the TZ government to make sure that the Cyber Crimes Act of 2015 :

    does not lead to infringement of universal human rights and fundamental freedoms, particularly the freedoms of expression and association and the right to participate in genuine elections."
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  292. New political party, Tanzanian Patriotic Front (TPF Mashujaa) gets temporary registration according to parties registrar F. Mutungi.

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  293. LUFTHANSA STRIKE: 929 flights of German airline Lufthansa cancelled on Monday as dispute over retirement benefits moves into third full day.

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  294. ZANZIBAR CRISIS: 27 CUF Representatives-elect oppose in Dar today ZEC decision to cancel their victory because they have been certified by election supervisors.

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  295. JPM IMPROMPTU VISIT: President Magufuli visits patients at Muhimbili National Hospital in an impromptu visit today.

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  296. The government has launched a special campaign to fight the Cholera outbreak in Dodoma municipality.


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  297. Chadema in Njombe Region finalising legal procedures to appeal against parliamentary election results for Njombe South and Makambako constituencies.

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  298. Ikimba Ward Councilor-elect in Kyela District visited water sources at Kapeta Village and revealed negligence as main reason for lack of water in the ward.

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  299. Nine out of 19 councilors will vie for chairman and deputy chairman positions in the Mbozi District Council under the CCM ticket.

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  300. Kibaha. The new board of the Kibaha Edication Centre in Coast Region has vowed to execute its duties efficiently and on time so as to yield tangible developments.

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  301. Speculation grows in the aftermath of Dr Ali Mohamed Shein and Maalim Seif Shariff Hamad's meeting at Zanzibar’s State House

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  302. Johannesburg, South Africa's largest city and economic hub, on Monday imposed emergency water restrictions as supplies deteriorated due to a drought, the worst to ravage the country in three decades.

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  303. Inflation up on food and beverage prices: Swelling consumer goods prices increase inflation to 0.2 per cent, TZ farmers play the wait and see approach before bringing produce to market.

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  304. Dar es Salaam. The defence in the ivory smuggling case facing a Chinese woman dubbed “The Ivory Queen” Yang Feng Glan and two Tanzanians has filed an application for bail at the High Court.

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  305. The conspicuous absence of Tanzania from the Cotonou resolution to ban elephant trade raises many questions as the country is fighting for the survival of its elephant population.

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  306. Mwanza. Association of Tanzania Employers (ATE ), has said a big challenge now facing the government is to reduce the cost of doing business in the country, as figures show the number of companies are increasing every year.

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  307. HOUSE OF WONDER COLLAPSES: A tourist attraction House of Wonders building partially collapses early Tuesday at Stone Town in Zanzibar. More details to follows.

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  308. Dodoma. The poor economic performance at the country’s designated capital town has been termed as the main factor for the delay of the construction of an international airport.

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  309. Z’BAR CRISIS: Former Z’bar president Salmin Amour and former Vice President Dr Mohamed G. Bilal Wednesday join talks to end Isles’ election crisis.


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  310. SPEAKER’S RACE: Samwel Sitta and Dr Emmanuel Nchimbi among nine CCM’s cadres to pick nomination forms Wednesday to vie for the post.


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  311. Arusha. East African Community (EAC), at a loss on what to do to defuse escalating violence in Burundi.

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  312. Zanzibar. Former Zanzibar President Dr Salmin Amour Jumaa yesterday joined talks aimed at finding a solution to the General Election crisis in Zanzibar.

    JB Julius Bett
  313. DAR STRIKE: Urafiki Textile Mills workers strike today demanding salary increment and good working environment. Company leaders promise an early resolution.

    JB Julius Bett
  314. 2015 POLLS CASE: CUF Bunge aspirant in Mbagala Constituency Kondo Bungo files petition at High Court today against his CCM rival, sent back to fix some demands.

    JB Julius Bett
  315. CORRECTION: CUF Bunge seat aspirant in Mbagala Constituency Kondo Bungo fails to file petition at High Court against CCM rival due to unfulfilled legal issues.

    JB Julius Bett
  316. MATOLA RESIGNS: Simba SC assistant coach Selemani Matola says he has resigned from the Msimbazi giants due to personal differences with head coach, Dylan-Kerr.

    JB Julius Bett
  317. Dar es Salaam. Over 1, 200 Tanzania China-Friendships Co. Ltd (Urafiki) workers have laid down their tools today demanding salary increments as well as a conducive working environment.

    JB Julius Bett
  318. Dar es Salaam. Six people have been accused of murder in connection with Stakishari Police Station attack in dare es Salaam in July this year.

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  319. Africa 'losing 60 bn euros a year in tax evasion. Senegalese President Macky Sall called Thursday for multinationals to pay their fair share of taxes following a summit with EU leaders aimed at curbing the poverty fuelling mass migration to Europe.

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  320. Out going EU Head of Delegation to Tanzania, Mr Filiberto Sebregondi, has asked President Magufuli's govt to introduce fiscal reforms stating:

    The revenue collections only contribute 13 to 14 % of the GDP while other countries are now at 18 to 20 %"
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  321. CCM SPEAKER’S RACE: Ilala MP elect Mussa Azzan ‘Zungu’ picks up CCM nomination forms at Lumumba offices today for Deputy Speaker’s post for the 11th parliament.

    JB Julius Bett
  322. SPEAKER’S RACE:10th parliament speaker Anne Makinda insists she won’t contest for post in the 11th parliament saying she will leave the opportunity to others.

    JB Julius Bett
  323. URAFIKI STRIKE UPDATE: Strike enters 2nd day despite management’s plea for strikers to resume work, threatens to take stern measures over violations.

    JB Julius Bett
  324. Dar es Salaam. The Executive Director of the Legal and Human Rights Center (LHRC), Dr Hellen Kijo Bisimba has been injured in a car accident in Dar es Salaam.

    JB Julius Bett
  325. ZANZIBAR CRISIS: CUF presidential aspirant Seif Sharif Hamad holds talks with Chadema’s Edward Lowassa Friday on the political stalemate facing the Isles.

    JB Julius Bett
  326. FRANCE ATTACKS UPDATES: 8 attackers have been killed; 1,500 soldiers deployed in Paris; President Francois Holland declares a national state of emergency.

    JB Julius Bett
  327. FRANCE ATTACK: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for attacks in Paris that has claimed the lives of more than 120 people.

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  328. Tanzania substitutes #TanzaniaVsAlgeria

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  329. Tanzania technical bench #TanzaniaVsAlgeria

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  330. CHADEMA LOSS: Chadema Geita regional chair Alphonce Mawazo dies after he was attacked in a political fracas. Geita District chief doctor confirmed him dead.

    JB Julius Bett
  331. Paris attacks: French police have identified the first attacker out of the three teams of gunmen who carried out the worst post-war attacks in Paris, which killed 129 people and wounded hundreds more.

    JB Julius Bett
  332. LOWASSA’S MEETING: Ex-Union presidential candidate, E. Lowassa says Sunday he will continue with active politics, claimed to have evidence that the polls were rigged.

    JB Julius Bett
  333. Over 1,000 Pupils at Buswelu Primary school in Ilemela are at risk of contracting cholera following poor sanitation at the institution’s ablution block.

    JB Julius Bett
  334. Dar es Salaam. Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) says the search for its two pilots who went missing following a plane crash in the Indian Ocean early last month is still on.

    JB Julius Bett
  335. Lagos. Nigeria finally has a government after a wait of more than five months but the new ministers have their work cut out to reverse a damaging slump in Africa's leading economy.

    JB Julius Bett
  336. Geita. Police are holding four people in connection with the brutal killing of Chadema chairman Mr Alphonce Mawazo on Friday.

    JB Julius Bett
  337. HANDENI BLAZE: An early morning fire destroys two homes at Kibaoni Ward in Handeni, Tanga. Fire and Rescue Force has arrived at the scene, more will follow.


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  338. MAGUFULI NOMINATION: President John Magufuli today appoints deputy AG, Dr Tulia Ackson, as MP, according to Parliament. Dr Ackson is vying for Speaker’s seat.

    JB Julius Bett
  339. South Africa. A devastating drought is claiming thousands of livestock in Africa's most developed economy and prompting many to fear famine.

    JB Julius Bett
  340. KAHAMA WONDERS: Five gold miners rescued last night after 41 days trapped in a collapse of nyagarata mines in Kahama, police in Shinyanga confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  341. SPEAKER'S RACE: CCM endorses Job Ndugai to vie for Speaker position after Abdula Mwinyi and Dr Tulia Ackson withdrew from race.

    JB Julius Bett
  342. France : The Paris attacks and the discovery of a Syrian passport near one of the assailant's bodies have revived the European debate on whether to take a harder line on migrants.

    JB Julius Bett
  343. Moshi.The Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Mr Diwan Athuman has sent a team of investigators to Kilimajaro to probe the death of Mr James Massawe who was killed in 2009.

    JB Julius Bett
  344. Dar es Salaam. New established Ramada Encore Dar es Salaam has managed to create 180 job vacancies for Tanzanians with investment worth US 20 million

    JB Julius Bett
  345. Mbeya. National Housing Cooperation (NHC) will construct a shopping area and bus terminal after signing an agreement with Mbeya City Council. The market will be constructed at Uhindini where a previous market was destroyed by fire in 2009.

    JB Julius Bett
  346. SPEAKER ELECTION: Chauma’s candidate for National Assembly Speaker seat not yet in Bunge as other candidates start campaigns ahead of the polls Tuesday.

    JB Julius Bett
  347. SPEAKER ELECTION: Assembly Clerk, Dr Thomas Kashilila, appoints Bariadi West MP, Andrew Chenge to chair House Speaker elections Tuesday morning.


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  348. As speaker I will work to make sure there is a new constitution to bring about the reforms that Tanzania needs" Goodluck Ole Medeye, Chadema's Speaker hopeful
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  349. SPEAKER ELECTION:Labour Party's Speaker candidate Richard Shedrack Lyimo says he should be chosen for the post because he will hold Parliament members accountable for their actions.

    JB Julius Bett
  350. SPEAKER ELECTION:Robert Alexander Kasinini from the Democratic Party vibrantly vies for the Speaker post saying he is both young, keen and has the eye for detail and determination it takes to take the post

    JB Julius Bett
  351. SPEAKER ELECTION: Members of Parliament start voting to elect the National Assembly Speaker Tuesday Morning in Dodoma.

    JB Julius Bett
  352. SPEAKER ELECTION: Members of Parliament take 30 minute break to wait House Speaker election results. Bunge session to resume at 12:15 pm this noon.

    JB Julius Bett
  353. NEW BUNGE SPEAKER: Members of Parliament elect Kongwa MP-elect on CCM ticket, Job Ndugai new National Assembly Speaker defeating 7 other candidates.

    JB Julius Bett
  354. SPEAKER ELECTION: Kongwa MP Job Ndugai, sworn in by Assembly Clerk, Dr Thomas Kashilila as new National Assembly Speaker.

    JB Julius Bett
  355. ANTI-POACHING: Police are holding two Tanzanians at Dar Airport for trying to smuggling more than 200 tortoises to Malaysia, Airport assistance boss Marin Otieno says.

    JB Julius Bett
  356. Cape Town. Medical students at South Africa's Stellenbosch University have called for apartheid-era biological warfare specialist Wouter Basson -- dubbed "Dr Death" -- to be banned from teaching them.

    JB Julius Bett
  357. Tanzania Entrepreneurs Support Centre (TESC) has launched training centers to help entrepreneurs and other Tanzanians improve to improve on their skills.

    JB Julius Bett
  358. Geita. Police in Geita Region is holding three people after they were allegedly found with 27 explosives that are claimed to have been used for crimes in Geita, Kahama, Shinyanga, Babati and Manyara.

    JB Julius Bett
  359. DEPUTY SPEAKER’S RACE: Dr. Tulia Ackson Mwansansu is unanimously nominated by CCM MPs to run for Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly.

    JB Julius Bett
  360. HOUSES DEMOLISHED: The demolition of structures built on road reserve and open spaces within Kinondoni Municipality starts early today at Mwenge in Dar.

    JB Julius Bett
  361. PONDA CASE: A Morogoro court postpones to November 30 judgment in a criminal case facing Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda of the Council of Islamic Organizations.

    JB Julius Bett
  362. HEALTH CARE: The Public Service Pensions Fund and NHIF officially launch Wednesday plan to provide health cover to PSPF’s voluntary members.

    JB Julius Bett
  363. PRESIDENT’S SPEECH: The opposition camp wrote to the Speaker Wednesday to seek justification for president Magufuli’s speech to Parliament without Z’bar poll results.

    JB Julius Bett
  364. Tanzania eagerly awaits the announcement for the 11th government's new Prime Minister

    JB Julius Bett
  365. APPOINTMENT OF PRIME MINISTER : Speaker of Parliament, Job Ndugai has received an envelope with the name Prime Minister.

    JB Julius Bett
  366. PRIME MINISTER NAMED: House Speaker Job Ndugai names Kassim Majaliwa as President John Magufuli’s nominee for the 5th government premiership.

    JB Julius Bett
  367. PM APPOINTMENT: House takes a 45 minutes break to give MP’s time to meditate appointment of Premier elect MP Kassim Majaliwa before his vetting today.

    JB Julius Bett
  368. PM VETTING: Parliament resumes as Attorney General (AG), George Masaju tables motion asking Members of Parliament to endorse PM elect Kassim Majaliwa.

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  369. PM VETTING: CCM MP’s, William Lukuvi (Ismani); Jenista Mhagama (Peramiho); Dk. Hamis Kigwangalla (Nzega Rural); Kangi Lugola (Mwibara) comment in support of AG’s motion.

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  370. PM VETTING: House Secretary, Dr Thomas Kashilillah gives directives to MP’s to cast either a YES or NO vote during the vetting process for PM elect Kassim Majaliwa.

    JB Julius Bett
  371. PM VETTING: MP’s have completed the voting process counting begins.

    JB Julius Bett
  372. DEPUTY SPEAKER ELECTION: House Secretary, Dr Thomas Kashilillah launches election of Deputy Speaker position. Aspirants begin applying for posts to MP’s.

    JB Julius Bett
  373. DEPUTY SPEAKER ELECTION: CCM Candidate and Special Seats MP, Dr. Tulia Ackson completes application and answering questions from MP’s. House now proceeds with voting.

    JB Julius Bett
  374. PM VETTED: House Thursday vets Kassim Majaliwa to be 5th govt PM by 258 votes (73.5%). 91 votes (25.9%) opposed nomination. To be sworn in tomorrow in Dodoma.

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  375. DR TULIA BECOMES DEPUTY SPEAKER: CCM candidate Dr. Tulia Ackson wins 250 votes (71.2%) against Magdalena Sakaya (CUF) who won 101 (28.8%), already sworn in.

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  376. Abuja. Nigerian troops were denied weapons to fight Boko Haram and thousands of lives were lost because of rampant fraud in the procurement process, President Muhammadu Buhari has alleged.

    JB Julius Bett
  377. Geita. More than 600 G4S company employees at Geita Gold Mine (GGM) have put down their tools and locked the main entrance to the mine in protest to poor wages and mistreatment by management.

    JB Julius Bett
  378. Arusha. Tanzanite artisanal miners here are up in arms over the government’s reluctance to implement recommendations by a joint committee tasked to find a lasting solution for fatal conflicts pitting them and a large-scale miner of the gem.

    JB Julius Bett
  379. PM SWEARING IN: Invited guests arrive at Chamwino State Lodge in Dodoma this morning for the swearing in ceremony of Prime Minister Elect, Kassim Majaliwa.

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  380. PM SWEARING IN: Prime Minister-Elect Kassim Majaliwa arrives at the auditorium where he is expected to take an oath of office before President John Magufuli.

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  381. PM SWEARING IN: President John Magufuli arrives at the auditorium where Prime Minister-Elect Kassim Majaliwa is expected to take an oath of office.

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  382. PM SWEARING IN: Prime Minister-Elect Kassim Majaliwa takes an oath of office on Friday before President John Magufuli at Chamwino State Lodge in Dodoma.

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  383. PM SWEARING IN: Government leaders and other invited guests congratulate Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa and wish him good luck.

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  384. PM SWEARING IN: President Magufuli, PM Majaliwa, other top government officials stand ready for the souvenir photo taking session.

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  385. MALI HOTEL RAID: About 140 guests, 30 workers locked in on Radisson Blu Hotel Friday when gunmen hurled an attack shouting ‘God is Great’ in Arabic, police say.

    JB Julius Bett
  386. KINONDONI DEMOLITION: Municipality Engineer says that 20 houses built on road reserves and open spaces have been demolished as operation enters third day

    JB Julius Bett
  387. BUNGE SESSION: President John Magufuli arrives at the Parliament in Dodoma Friday to deliver a State of Nation address and inaugurate the 11th Parliament.

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  388. PARLIAMENT INAUGURAL: Attorney General (AG), George Masaju tables motion to annul House regulations allowing guests to attend President Magufuli’s State of Nation address during the inaugural of the 11th parliament.

    JB Julius Bett
  389. BUNGE INAUGURAL: Opposition MP’s praises CUF Zanzibar first Vice President, Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad as the Zanzibar President, Ali Mohemed Shein is welcomed in the House.

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  390. BUNGE INAUGURAL: Speaker Job Ndugai orders MPs from the Opposition Coalition Ukawa out of the House after persistence of opposition songs, they obeyed.

    JB Julius Bett
  391. President John Magufuli begins speech saying that the most important thing is the safety of the nation through military and police forces.

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  392. The most prevalent problems facing the people of Tanzania are; corruption, improper collection of tax by TRA, Tanesco's lack of proper power provision, water shortages and lack of structural support of farmers" : President Magufuli
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  393. BUNGE INAUGURAL: President Magufuli says his govt will work to maintain unity between the mainland and Zanzibar and that he is in the process of working with Ali Mohemed Shein to make sure that unity is maintained.

    JB Julius Bett
  394. The 5th govt will make sure that clear policies and laws are put place for the emerging oil and gas sector" : Magufuli
    JB Julius Bett
  395. BUNGE INAUGURAL: President Magufuli wants investors owning unproductive industries to start producing immediately, warms government will use power against such industries.

    JB Julius Bett
  396. We plan on empowering the youth in terms of education, financial independence and creating job opportunities," Magufuli
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  397. BUNGE INAUGURAL: President Magufuli pledges to diversify agriculture, livestock keeping, saying prices of crops will be improved. He also promises to lower the price of electricity and make water more available to the public.

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  398. President Magufuli says his government will ensure that free education from primary to secondary students is effect next year, pledges to ensure loans to Higher Learning Institution students are dispersed in time.

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  399. President Magufuli concludes by thanking Members of Parliament and wishes them well on their term of service, before officially opening Parliament.

    JB Julius Bett
  400. Dar es Salaam. A Sh500 million house located at Mbezi Beach B Street was demolished today after the owner of the imposing structure, Mr Deusdedit Kasisiwe reportedly grabbed the plot from one Mr Protas Bilauri.

    JB Julius Bett
  401. DOCTOR EXPELLED: Bukombe District Commissioner Amani Mwenegoha dismisses Dr Johanes Makobwe from Bukombe Hosp today for denying treating to a six month old child.

    JB Julius Bett
  402. NEW BISHOP: The Southern’s Highland Diocese Anglican Church today appoints Julius Lugendo as Bishop; RC Abass Kandoro represents President Magufuli.

    JB Julius Bett
  403. More than 2000 residents arrested in Nkomangombe Village , Ludewa District after they failed to vacate an area designated for Mchuchuma Coal Power Project

    JB Julius Bett
  404. MAWAZO FAREWELL: Chadema says farewell for the late Alphonce Mawazo will not be held today in Geita nor his burial tomorrow, new schedule to be released later.

    JB Julius Bett
  405. Bishop Julius Lugendo has been appointed to the Anglican Diocese of Southern Highland.

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  406. More than 20 experts in Climate Change from the East African Community are scheduled to meet tomorrow in the tourist city of Arusha being a preparation for the soon to convene international conference in France.

    JB Julius Bett
  407. More than 40 children from different parts of Geita Region are expected to undergo cleft lip operations at Sekou Toure Hospital in Mwanza Region under the sponsorship of Geita Gold Mining.

    JB Julius Bett
  408. Moshi. The Moshi Urban Water and Sewerage Authority (Muwsa) has announced plans to reduce water wastage to as low as 22 per cent from about 50 per cent at present during the current 2015/2016 financial year.

    JB Julius Bett
  409. Arusha. Small holder farmers have been advised to improve their farming methods so as to produce quality products which can fetch markets outside the country.

    JB Julius Bett
  410. Tanga robbery: Seven suspected armed thieves have robbed Tigopesa workers at Donge in Mabawa Ward in Tanga last night; police say they are making a follow up.

    JB Julius Bett
  411. Nairobi: The Roman Catholic church in the Kenyan slum of Kangemi is always popular, but this week, the last Sunday mass before Pope Francis comes to visit, the building is packed.

    JB Julius Bett
  412. Mali Hotel Attack: Mali begins a three day national mourning following Friday's attack on a hotel in Bamako, in which 19 people were killed, officials say.

    JB Julius Bett
  413. Kenyan Corruption: President Uhuru Kenyatta calls out to Kenyans this noon to collectively fight corruption as it is a sin against humanity.

    JB Julius Bett
  414. We have given Philips three days to complete repairs on the Muhimbili MRI machines." Chief Secretary, Ombeni Sefue.
    JB Julius Bett
  415. Uhuru Day: President Magufuli says December 9 will be dedicated to cleaning the country; there will be no parade; he urges RCs and DCs to prepare working tools.

    JB Julius Bett
  416. Dar es Salaam. Activists want the government to prepare guidelines for the implementation of education policy to direct access to quality education in primary schools.

    JB Julius Bett
  417. Arusha. Tour guides countrywide plan to go on a strike from December 24 if the government through Ministry of Tourism and natural resources fails to address their problems.

    JB Julius Bett
  418. Mwanza. Mr Charles Lugiko, the stepfather of Chadema leader Alphonce Mawazo who was recently killed by unknown people, has filed a petition at the High Court seeking justice over what he described as violation of basic human rights by the police.

    JB Julius Bett
  419. NAIROBI. The Kenyan government has declared a national public holiday the day Pope Francis will celebrate Mass here, drawing an expected 1.4 million people.

    JB Julius Bett
  420. MAWAZO BURIAL: Mwanza High Court rejects plea to block Alphonce Mawazo’s family from filing a case against burial ban, while main case is heard.

    JB Julius Bett
  421. Z'bar crisis. Presidential candidates Maalim Seif (CUF), Dr Shein (CCM) meeting continues Tuesday at Sate House seeking solution after cancelation of election results.

    JB Julius Bett
  422. Dar es Salaam. Azam Football Club has said that they have already reported misconduct by Ugandan midfielder, Brain Majwega to World Soccer governing body, Fifa.

    JB Julius Bett
  423. Arusha Crash: 4 people injured after SABCO bus overturns at Tengeru Tuesday morning, RPC Liberatus Sabas says. 2 admitted at Meru Hospital, 2 discharged.

    JB Julius Bett
  424. Dodoma. About 33 per cent of women in Dodoma have experienced serious physical and psychological abuses and the figure has shown steady increase over the last 12 months.

    Read full story at 6pm on http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/

    JB Julius Bett
  425. POLL PETITION: Chadema runner for Kyerwa seat Benedict Mutungirehi files a petition at Bukoba High Court Wednesday challenging CCM's Innocent Bilakwate victory.

    JB Julius Bett
  426. DISCIPLINARY ACTION: At least 10 Kinondoni land officers held for 6hrs Wednesday for failure to obey DC Makonda's directive on time, authorities confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  427. The plane carrying Pope Francis has just landed at #JKIA.

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  428. Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya as he kicked off his first full day in Africa with a message of tolerance and peace.‪#‎PopeInkenya‬

    JB Julius Bett
  429. Morogoro. Police in the region are holding five people for allegedly setting fire to various houses in Iputi village, Ulanga district leaving fourteen people homeless.

    JB Julius Bett
  430. Biharamulo. Over 7,328 people who were living in poor conditions in 50 villages are now proud home owners thanks Tanzania Social Action Fund (Tasaf) phase 3.

    JB Julius Bett
  431. MAWAZO BURIAL: Mwanza High Court Thursday lifts police ban barring mourners from paying their last respects to the late Chadema Geita leader, Alphonce Mawazo.

    JB Julius Bett
  432. Arusha. The Chairperson of the Tanzania Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance Tom Bahame Nyanduga will be among notable lawyers from the region will be honoured during the East African Law Society (EALS) annual general meeting which kicks off in Zanzibar today.

    JB Julius Bett
  433. COURT DECISION: Bunda District Court Thursday rejects armed robbery charges against 3 Chadema followers for lack of evidence.

    JB Julius Bett
  434. DISCIPLINARY ACTION: 3 police officers sacked for defaming their seniors on social media, Kigoma Regional Police Commander Ferdinand Mtui confirms Thursday.

    JB Julius Bett
  435. COURT RULING: District Court in Mbeya slaps 7-year jail term to two Uyole residents for raiding and setting neighbour's house ablaze on witchcraft accusations.

    JB Julius Bett
  436. PM PORT VISIT: Premier Majaliwa storms Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) in Dar Friday. Convenes TPA, TRA officials in emergency meeting on efficiency and revenue.

    JB Julius Bett
  437. PONDA CASE VERDICT: Muslim preacher Sheikh Issa Ponda is set free Monday by a Morogoro Court for lack of evidence in criminal case against him.


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  438. UHURU CELEBRATIONS FUND: President Magufuli Monday ordered that Sh4 billion meant for Uhuru fete be allocated for expansion of Mwenge - Morocco Road in Dar.

    JB Julius Bett
  439. CONTAINERS SAGA: Police, TRA officials are holding 9 containers at Tangibovu, Dar in suspicion that the cargo was being transported illegally Monday night.

    JB Julius Bett
  440. Senegal. Behind the remains of washed-away fences, crumbling houses dot an expanse of the northern Senegalese coastline where a swollen river and an advancing sea are swallowing villages whole.

    JB Julius Bett
  441. Dar es Salaam. The Dar es Salaam Regional Administrative Secretary (RAS) has appointed Dr Delilah Moshi acting Medical Officerin-Charge of the Mwananyamala Regional Referral Hospital.

    JB Julius Bett
  442. Kigali.Tanzania has been urged to ban corporal punishment in schools to mitigate any possible child abuse through the practice.

    JB Julius Bett
  443. Mwanza. Small poultry farmers across the country have reason to smile following plans by the government to roll out a $8,000,000 (about Sh 16.8 billion) for poultry farming project.

    JB Julius Bett
  444. Bribe scandal: The Citizen today reveals the names behind the Sh12bn bribe payout scandal today. Names include former Tanzania Revenue Authority Director General Harry Kitilya and former Capital Markets and Securities Authority Director General, Dr Fraten Mboya.

    Read the full story on today's edition of The Citizen.

    JB Julius Bett
  445. CRASH KILLS DOZEN: 12 people dead, 18 injured when a Takibrii Bus traveling to Geita hit a tanker Monday night at Kisonzo village in Iramba, Singida Police say

    JB Julius Bett
  446. DAR DEMO: Dar es Salaam based Urafiki textiles industry workers strike Wednesday demanding the release of payment list of people as per agreement. Police arrive at the scene.

    JB Julius Bett
  447. DAR DEMO UPDATE: Police fire teargas Wednesday to disperse Urafiki textiles industry workers who locked their management demanding release of payment list.

    JB Julius Bett
  448. Kinondoni DC Paul Makonda closes Urafiki textile industry following Wednesday’s workers strike demanding management release of payment.

    JB Julius Bett
  449. Mombasa - A Kenyan court on Thursday jailed alleged British terrorist Jermaine Grant for nine years for forging documents, after an appeal court overturned his acquittal.

    JB Julius Bett
  450. Robbery: Misungwi Court Wednesday convicts Kahama resident Ally Mohamed over robbery of Sh32 million from a petrol station; sentences him to 30yrs in jail.

    JB Julius Bett
  451. Lipumba freed: Kisutu Court Thursday frees Prof Lipumba, 30 others charged for demo and violation of police orders. DPP says no reason to proceed with case.

    JB Julius Bett
  452. MBEYA COUNCILLORS: Chadema in Mbarali District on Thursday wants party CC to annul 2 councillors for allegedly betraying party during Oct. polls.

    JB Julius Bett
  453. PISTORIUS VERDICT: South African Appeals Court on Thursday finds Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius guilty of murder, overturns an earlier manslaughter ruling.

    JB Julius Bett
  454. Tax evasion: Magufuli gives a 7-day ultimatum to businessmen with containers at Dar port to clear, vows to bring tax evaders before justice after deadline.

    JB Julius Bett
  455. 2016 fees:

    Private schools are restricted from increasing fees in academic year 2016 until “indicative fees” are set." Education Ministry’s SG Prof Mchome.
    JB Julius Bett
  456. PM port visit: PM Kassim Majaliwa pays 2nd impromptu visit to Tanzania Railway Limited and Dar Port Thursday to see the implementation of his directives.

    JB Julius Bett
  457. Dae es Salaam. The Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) faces an acute shortage of food safety and consumer protection inspectors; it has been revealed.

    JB Julius Bett
  458. Iringa crash: 2 people dead, 2 hurt today at Kitonga when a car carrying newspapers to Southern Zone hit a truck trailer in an overtaking attempt, officials say.

    JB Julius Bett
  459. Appointment:

    President has appointed Valentino Mlowola new Deputy PCCB Director General replacing Lilian Mashaka who was chosen as High Court judge." Dr Hosea.
    JB Julius Bett
  460. Justice: 20 people arraigned at the Resident Magistrate’s Court Kisutu in Dar Friday, charged with murder of 2 people at Buguruni area. Case postponed to Dec. 17.

    JB Julius Bett
  461. Iringa. Two people died on the spot today and five suffer serious injuries after a fatal car crash between the vehicle they were travelling and a truck trailer in Kitonga in Iringa Region.

    JB Julius Bett
  462. Missed meeting: Sierra Leone's president missed a summit with China Friday to ensure he was home for a nationwide census seen as a benchmark of the country's post-Ebola recovery, diplomatic sources said.

    JB Julius Bett
  463. Challenge Cup: Ethiopia grabs 3rd place of tourney by 5-4 goals win on penalties after a 1-1 draw in 90 minutes. Later today, Rwanda face Uganda in the finals.

    JB Julius Bett
  464. Nigerian Attack: At least 3 people killed, 6 others injured on Saturday in suicide attacks in Nigeria's Borno state blamed on Boko Haram rebels, officials say.

    JB Julius Bett
  465. Challenge cup: Uganda crownes Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup champs 2015 after a 1-0 triumph against runners-up, Rwanda in the tournaments hosted in Ethiopia.

    JB Julius Bett
  466. Johannesburg - Nigeria could only draw 0-0 with Group B winners Algeria in Dakar Saturday and must face hosts Senegal in the semi-finals of the African 2016 Olympic Games qualifying tournament.

    JB Julius Bett
  467. Ngara. The Ngara District Court in Kagera Region has ordered a one-year suspended jail sentence against six residents of Kumutana Village after it found them guilty of felling trees on a farm worth Sh7.78 mil.

    JB Julius Bett
  468. Tanga chaos: Violence between Chadema and CCM supporters broke out in Kwenjugo Ward in Handeni, others injured while quarreling over a meeting place today.

    JB Julius Bett
  469. Chad: Four female suicide bombers attacked the Chadian island of Koulfoua on Lake Chad on Saturday, killing at least 15 people and injuring 130 in an attack blamed by security sources on militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

    JB Julius Bett
  470. Daladala Strike: Commuter bus drivers in Musoma boycott transporting passengers today in protest of Sh. 25,000 Municipal’s custom duty as registration fee.

    JB Julius Bett
  471. Container Saga: Magufuli breaks Dar Port Board, annuls the appointment of the Board Chairman; suspends the Ministry of Transport General Secretary, PM says.

    JB Julius Bett
  472. Tarime. Chadema has nominated Nyamwaga ward councilor Mr Moses Yomani to bear the party’s flag in the race for Tarime district council chairmanship.

    JB Julius Bett
  473. Dar es Salaam. The government has summoned investors who have bought public farms and factories in a new bold move to review the largely failed privatization process of state-owned entities.

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  474. Dar es Salaam. Tanzania People's Defence Forze said it has spotted its military plane which crashed into the Indian Ocean with two soldiers on board two months ago. There has been no word on the missing pilots.

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  475. Foreign Ministry and UTT/PID sign agreement in Dar to develop plots outside the country in order to cut costs of renting buildings for embassies.

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  476. UHURU DAY: Govt says tomorrow is not a holiday. Chief Secretary Ombeni Sefue Tuesday argues people to go to work as instructed by President Magufuli.

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  477. ROBBERY CASE: Tarime Court Tuesday convicts a Nyabichune resident, Nchagwa Marwa, over armed robbery of Sh350,000; sentences him to 30 years in jail.

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  478. UHURU DAY: President Magufuli leads fishers to cleaning environment at Ferry in Dar Wednesday in celebrating the 54th anniversary of the Uhuru Day.

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  479. UHURU DAY: Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa leads wananchi Wednesday Morning to cleaning their respective localities at Kariakoo in Dar.

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  480. UHURU DAY: Former President Jakaya Kikwete leads traders Wednesday morning to cleaning their respective areas at Chalinze market in Chalinze.

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  481. SMUGGLING: Mbeya authorities Wednesday seize 1,300 pieces of timber and poles on transit to Zambia through Tunduma border as 7 suspects held while one escapes.

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  482. Mbeya authorities Wednesday seize 1,300 pieces of timber and poles on transit to Zambia through Tunduma border as 7 suspects held while one escapes.

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  483. President Magufuli leads fishers to cleaning environment at Ferry in Dar Wednesday in celebrating the 54th anniversary of the Uhuru Day.

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  484. December 9, 2015 was supposed to be a day of celebrations for Tanzanians to mark the country’s 54th Independence Day. But it became a national cleaning day as President Magufuli had directed. The President's move was aimed at cutting down on public funds earmarked for the celebrations. Some Sh4 billion was saved and used to improve the Mwenge-Morocco road in Dar es Salaam.

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  485. KAGERA DISASTER: Lightning strikes Kasange in Ngara Wednesday killing 19 cows, 26 goats during a storm, district Veterinary officer Richard Ngowi confirms.

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  486. NATIONAL ETHOS: Chief Secretary Ombeni Sefue Thursday urges Tanzanians to fight graft in the same spirit as they did during Uhuru Day clean-up campaign.

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  487. CABINET MINISTERS: President Magufuli announces that there will be 18 ministries led by 19 ministers, 15 deputies. Some ministries will have no deputies.

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  488. CABINET MINISTERS: Appointed ministers: President’s Office-- George Simbachawene, Anjela Kairuki; Vice President’s Office--January Makamba.

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  489. CABINET MINISTERS: Appointed ministers-----> Jenista Mhagama--Prime Minister’s Office. Mwigulu Nchemba (Fisheries); Prof Sospeter Muhongo (Energy); Dr Mwakyembe (Justice). Dr Augustine Mahiga (Foreign); Hussein Mwinyi (Defence); Charles Kitwanga (Home Affairs); William Lukuvi (Lands); Charles Mwijage-Industries. Ummy Mwalimu--Health; Nape Nnauye -- Information; Prof Makame Mbarawa--Agriculture. Finance, Education, Works and Tourism no appointment yet.

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  490. MBEYA MAYORAL POLLS: Chadema councilors; Rev David Mwashilindi, Rev Daudi Ngogo announced mayor and deputy mayor for Mbeya City respectively with 34 votes each.

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  491. BURUNDI ATTACKS: Dozens are killed, scores injured on Friday as gunmen raid military bases in the capital Bujumbura, army official says.

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  492. FIFA SCANDAL: Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) Friday deny UEFA president Platini's bid to have his 90-day provisional ban from soccer duties lifted.

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  493. MUSOMA MAYORAL: Makoko Councillor William Gumbo (CCM) defeats Lucas Katikiro (Chadema) by 20 to 5 votes as Nyakato's Shaban Kajala (CCM) wins deputy post.

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  494. KAGERA MAYORAL: Kahororo Councillor Chief Karumuna (Chadema) is elected Bukoba mayor Friday after garnering 13 votes against 10 of CCM’s Almasoud Karumuna.

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  495. MAGUFULI SWEARS IN CABINET: President Dr. John Magufuli swears in Ministers and Deputy Ministers at the state House in Dar today.

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  496. ARUSHA BY-ELECTION: Police in Arusha are holding Chadema’s Ngarenaro Councilor Issaya Doita on Sunday for allegedly causing chaos at a polling station.

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  497. PARLIAMENTARY BY-ELECTIONS: The voting closes in Arusha and Handeni constituencies. Now, vote counting and results tallying are underway.

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  498. MVOMERO CLASHES: Pastoralists and farmers clash in Turian, Morogoro today; DC Betty Mkwasa says Minister Mwigulu Nchemba is heading to the scene.

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  499. MVOMERO CLASHES: One person killed, 3 others injured in clashes pitting pastoralists and farmers at Dihimba village in Turiani Morogoro, DC Betty Mkwasa says.

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  500. MVOMERO CLASHES: Police arrest 7 people Monday in connection with Dihimba Village clashes between herders and farmers, DC Betty Mkwasa confirms.

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  501. TABORA ACCIDENT: 8 people are killed, 14 injured Tuesday after an Allys bus travelling from Kaliua to Mwanza overturns in Urambo, Tabora RPC Hamis Issa confirms

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  502. MUHIMBILI VISIT: Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu in her Wednesday’s impromptu visit orders Muhimbili Hospital admin to make sure MRI and CT Scan are functioning.

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  503. ARUSHA DISASTER: 3 killed, 70 households become homeless due to flash floods in past three days, Arusha Rural DED Lumato says Wednesday. 150 cattle, goats lost.

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  504. CLUB WORLD CUP: African Champions TP Mazembe Wednesday suffered a 2-1 defeat to Mexico's Club America in the 5th place play-off at the FIFA Club World Cup.

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  505. BOAT ON FIRE: 300 passengers cheat death Wednesday after Royal Boat traveling from Pemba to Unguja caught fire. Survivors sent back to Pemba, Police confirm.

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  506. GUARDIOLA SPEAKS: Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola says he will clarify his future at the club "next week" amid speculations linking him to England clubs.

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  507. EXECUTIVE ORDER: Agriculture minister Mwigulu Nchemba Wednesday orders Sparkway Company to pay Coast Region cashew farmers Sh3.4bn in two days.

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  508. MASABURI CASE: Former CCM’s Ubungo parliamentary seat runner, Dr Masaburi, withdraws case from a Dar court Wednesday. He was challenging CDM Kubenea’s victory.

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  509. JOURNALIST HELD: Freelance journalist Mohamed Isimbula arrested Wednesday in Babati on DC Crispin Meela's order for allegedly writing an 'unfavorable' story.

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  510. HOSEAH KICKED OUT: President John Magufuli sacks PCCB director general, Dr Edward Hoseah, Wednesday. Deputy Valentino Mlowola has been appointed acting DG.

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  511. MASASI BY-ELECTION: Wananchi at Masasi constituency in Mtwara are start voting on Sunday to elect their member of parliament after October’s polls postponed.

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  512. LUDEWA BY-ELECTION: Residents at Ludewa constituency in Njombe are start voting on Sunday to elect their member of parliament after October’s polls postponed.

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  513. ILLEGAL MIGRANTS: Police are holding over 42 suspected Somali illegal migrants earl Sunday arrested at Kijitonyama area in Dar.

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  514. REMANDEES BOYCOTT: Six remand prisoners from Geita Prison has staged sit up to protest delay of what they claim as fabricated case against them. District Crime Officer has promised to address the issue

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  515. LAS VEGAS ACCIDENT: One person died and 36 others injured after a car run down pedestrians in Las Vegas, in the US today, officials say.

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  516. MWANZA FLOODS: Heavy rain which pounded for about 45 minutes left Mirongo River flooded leaving passengers, pedestrians stranded at Mabatini Bridge in Mwanza.

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  517. ILLEGAL MIGRANTS: Home Affairs minister Charles Kitwanga Wednesday says come Jan 1st, govt will launch a crackdown on illegal migrants across the country.

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  518. POPE CHRISTMAS MESSAGE: Pope Francis Friday calls for the world to unite against "brutal acts of terrorism" in Christmas message.

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  519. CHEKA vs. MASHARI: Dar’s boxer Thomas Mashari emerges winner from lucrative fight Friday night, beating Francis Cheka through wide unanimous decision in Moro.

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  520. Nairobi: Gunmen killed two Kenyan policemen and wounded two others on Sunday, the Red Cross said, the latest in a string of killings in the troubled far northeast of the country.

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  521. Rabat. Morocco postponed without explanation the inauguration of Noor-1, a solar power plant due to open Sunday in Ouarzazate, part of what will eventually be the world's largest solar power production facility.

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  522. Contract breach: Haruna Niyonzima has breached his contract with Young African Sports Club the midfielder has to pay the club 71,175 USD; Jerry Muro confirms.

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  523. Mwanza: Regional Commissioner, Magesa Mulongo has warned public school teachers against asking fees or other donations from parents, warning that those who go against the directive will face disciplinary measures.

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  524. We transport most of our cargo by road. This has to change if we are to make the roads more durable. We believe that after constructing standard gauge railways all cargo will no longer be transported through roads." New minister of Works, Transport and Communications Prof Makame Mbarawa
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  525. Dar es Salaam. Twelve players will represent Tanzania in 2016 East African Junior Tennis Championship scheduled for a shoot out from January 9 to 17 at the Nairobi Club.

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  526. Geneva: Guinea, the west African country where the worst ever Ebola outbreak began two years ago, is free of the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday.

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  527. Tax evasion: The govt has lost Sh48.77bn at Dar Port after 11,884 containers, 2,019 vehicles were cleared without due tax being paid, Transport minister Mbarawa says, 7 people have been arrested so far.

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  528. Singida. Municipal council has spent Sh2.1 billion to implement a water project which will benefit ten villages.

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  529. Johannesburg: A South Africa traditional king of Nelson Mandela's Thembu ethnic group was Wednesday due to start serving a 12 year prison sentence for arson, kidnapping and assault of his subjects.

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  530. Goodbye Kova: Dar Police special zone commander Suleiman Kova has retired from public service today. Deputy commissioner Simon Sirro will succeed him.

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  531. Cholera deaths in Musoma: Two prisoners died Wednesday night, eight others admitted to a camp in Musoma Town Mara Region, DC Zelothe Stephen says Thursday.

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  532. Nigeria's missing girls: President Buhari says he is ready to negotiate with Boko Haram for the release of about 200 girls kidnapped in April last year.

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  533. Mwanza. Fifty militia men, who guarded examination centers in Ilemela District in the last Form Four national examination, are demanding their arears amounting to Sh12 million.

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  534. Mwanza. Fifty militia men, who guarded examination centers in Ilemela District in the last Form Four national examination, are demanding their arears amounting to Sh12 million.

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  535. Swearing in: President Magufuli swears in 29 Permanent Secretaries and 21 Deputies following their appointment this week.

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  536. Integrity pledge: Sworn in public executives at State House sign integrity pledges aimed at promoting transparency and accountability and humanitarianism.

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  537. Oaths: PM Majaliwa says in Dar on Friday; Directors, RC’s and DC’s elect will also sign integrity pledge forms to regulate expenditure of the public funds.

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  538. Abidjan: Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara announced Thursday in his New Year's address that he had reduced the sentences of 3,100 prisoners held over bloody post-election unrest.

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  539. How Dar welcomed 2015

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  540. Lagos: More than 750 foreigners from eight west African countries, stranded in the southeastern Nigerian port of Calabar since Christmas after their ferry broke down, left by road Saturday, a statement said.

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  541. Katesh.Traditional livestock keepers in Hanang district, Manyara region, are in for a bleak future due to diminished grazing land, a former government administrator has said.

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  542. Iringa Crash: Two people feared dead, scores injured early Monday in a road accident at Kinegembasi village in Mufindi District.

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  543. Iringa crash update: Two people killed, 21 hurt Monday after a Luwinzo bus travelling from Njombe to Dar hit a lorry in Mufindi, Iringa RPC Peter Kakamba confirms.

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  544. Workers' rights: Deputy Minister (Labour) Anthony Mavunde Monday orders Sun Flag Textiles to pay Sh28m fine for failure to create good environment for workers.

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  545. Demolitions: Demolition of houses at Suna, Kinondoni starts Tuesday morning as Dar residents wait High Court ruling over their petition to block the exercise.

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  546. Dar es Salaam. Tanzanian striker Mbwana Ally Samatta leaves the country today to Abuja Nigeria ahead of the final gala of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Player of the Year based in Africa.

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  547. Dar es Salaam: The accounting books of Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) have not been audited for eight years although the company received significant government funding over the years.

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  548. Washington: Two Guantanamo Bay detainees have been transferred from the US military prison to Ghana, the Pentagon said Wednesday, bringing the controversial facility's remaining population down to 105.

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  549. Justice: Three bus drivers from Noraiz, Machinga and Ibra companies who were arrested yesterday for speeding have been arraigned at Mtwara courtThursday.

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  550. Libya attackL: At least 40 people killed, scores hurt today during a bomb blast targeting a police training Centre in western Libya city of Zliten, police say.

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  551. Arusha. Burundi is not against the peace dialogue initiated by the neighbouring states and aimed to save the country from further bloodshed.

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  552. Mvomero: Residents of Bunduki Village in Mvomero District have pleaded with their local government to ensure a solar power panel is reinstalled at the village dispensary for it to offer services at night times.

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  553. Kenya verdict: A court in Kenya sentences an Islamic school teacher on Thursday to 20 years in prison after finding him guilty of teaching jihadism.

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  554. Inflation rate: Inflation rate hit 6.8% in December 2015 compared to 6.6% registered last November, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says Friday.

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  555. Demolitions: Over 680 city residents whose houses facing demolitions in the Msimbazi Valley won reprieve last week after the High Court (Land Division) temporarily halted the exercise.

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  556. DAR DEADLY CRASH: One dies, at least 15 injured Friday after speeding lorry ferrying sand hits 4 vehicles at Pugu Hills. Survivors rushed to Kisarawe Hospital.

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  557. DAR DEMOLITIONS: NEMC lawyer sacked over allegations of covertly withdrawing from court a case against Rev. Lwakatare, thus sparing her mansion from demolition.

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  558. KINONDONI MAYORAL: Dar High Court Friday rejects councilor Isaya Charles' plea to block poll until main case is heard, determined; okays Saturday mayoral poll.

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  559. MAPINDUZI CUP 2016: Uganda's URA Friday through to Mapinduzi Cup semi-finals after a 1-0 win over Jamhuri at Amani Stadium, Zanzibar. Simba SC vs. JKU up next.

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  560. Dar Mayoral polls: Kisutu Court halts Ilala, Kinondoni mayoral polls planned for today after a Dar resident; Elias Nawera filed a petition to block the election.

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  561. Dar es Salaam. Symbion Power, an American energy company, has denied media reports indicating that former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lobbied on behalf of the firm’s business interests in Tanzania.

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  562. Dar es Salaam. More than 35 women and children will receive free reconstructive surgeries during a three-day clinical camp starting today at the Aga Khan Hospital (AKH) in Dar es Salaam.

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  563. Arusha. Tanzania is bleeding jobs as falling Tanzanite gemstone output has forced a giant mining firm to lay off 618 of workers as part of its austerity measures.

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  564. Zanzibar: Zanzibar’s Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad addresses the press and nation in preparation for tomorrow’s Zanzibar Revolution Day.

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  565. "All presidential results will be announced three days after the polling and not a day after" Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad
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  566. Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad during national address

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  567. Johannesburg: South African health officials say 11 people have died of heatstroke after a weeklong heatwave across the country.

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  568. Iringa. Iringa District Commissioner Richard Kasesela has told ll residents who have built houses in valleys, open spaces and near roads contrary to the law to vacate their homes as demolitions are underway.

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  569. Dar es Salaam. Two months of talks to end the political impasse in Zanzibar have hit a dead end, according to Mr Seif Shariff Hamad of the Civic United Front (CUF).

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  570. Mapinduzi: President Magufuli, Shein arrive at Amani Stadium to take part in 52nd Z’bar’s Revolution Day anniversary as 1st Vice President Maalim Seif skips.

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  571. Celebrations at the National stadium are underway

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  572. President Ali Mohamed Shein waves to the crowd at Amani Stadium today.

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  573. Mapinduzi Day: President Ali Mohamed Shein says Isles polls will be rerun. He adds that ZEC will announce the date and promises that a report on ongoing talks will be out soon.

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  574. Mwanza. The government has said that it will not hesitate to shut down factories which pollute the environment with harmful chemicals.

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  575. Indonesia Attack: At least 4 people, including a policeman, killed Thursday in a series of blasts near the presidential palace, UN offices in the capital, Jakarta say.

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  576. Dar es Salaam. The local microfinance institutions in Tanzania have been operating without proper regulation due to absence of a specific law that governs the sector.

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  577. TCRA: Govt orders TCRA today to probe customer complaints that mobile phone companies steal their money when buying airtime packages, internet bundles.

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  578. Dar demolitions: Court on 25 January expected to rule on whether seven Kinondoni residents will be allowed to plea case over demolitions.

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  579. Al Shabaab and government forces battled for control of a remote army base in Somalia on Friday, after fighters from the Islamist militant group said they attacked the compound, killing dozens of soldiers.

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  580. FORM II EXAM RESULTS: Necta says pass rater low in Civics, History, Geography, English, Physics, Biology, Mathematics, Book Keeping subjects compared to 2014.

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  581. Nachingwea: Nachingwea MP, Mr Hassan Masala (CCM) has promised to use Sh15 million to buy hospital equipment for Nachingwea District hospital.

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  582. NATIONAL ID: NEC’s 5,000 BVR machines will be used by NIDA to register 15 million citizens by June, Deputy Home Minister Hamad Masauni says on Friday.

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  583. Ouagadougou: At least 29 people, including 10 foreigners, were killed in an Al-Qaeda attack on a top hotel in Burkina Faso, an unprecedented strike in the capital illustrating the expanding reach of regional jihadists.

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  584. Dar es Salaam. A leading swimming club has launched a 10-year training programme aimed at producing competent swimmers to be the country’s flag bearers at international competitions.

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  585. Geita. About 32 people have lost their lives in Geita Region in a period of three months starting from October to December 2015 mostly through witchcraft killings.

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  586. Moshi.The senior citizens of Siha Dostrict, Kilimanjaro Region have complained that they are being neglected by projects being implemented by the Tanzania Social Action Fund (Tasaf) in the area.

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  587. DIRECTORS SACKED: Minister George Simbachawene suspends Kigoma and Mpanda Municipal Directors respectively over procurement irregularities.

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  588. Johannesburg - South Africa's presidency issued an embarrassing correction on Monday to rectify an erroneous reference last month by President Jacob Zuma to Africa being the "largest continent".

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  589. Dodoma/Mrorogoro/Mwanza: Thousands have been rendered homeless by floods in various parts of the country.

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  590. Dar es Salaam. League runners, Azam Football club and Simba SC today play in different venue as the Tanzania Mainland Vodacom Premier league continue in the different venues.

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  591. Alarm in Dar : Residents and traders are engulfed in great fear as a multi-storey building at Mchikichini/Livingstone shows signs of sinking Tuesday.

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  592. Write an update...

    The body of former Chadema's Special Seat MP Leticia Nyerere arrives at JNIA in Dar Tuesday. She died in a US hospital last week.

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  593. OBITUARY: CCM's women wing Vice Chair in Zanzibar Asha B. Makame died in Dubai early Wednesday, UWT deputy Secretary in the Isles, Salama A. Talib confirms.

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  594. BANNED COSMETICS SEIZED: Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority in the Lake Zone Wednesday destroys earlier seized assortment of banned cosmetics worth Sh156m.

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  595. POLICY: Hakielimu Wednesday says free education will affect Tanzania's education adversely as policy ignores development of school infrastructure.

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  596. Transport delays: Passengers travelling between Turiani and Morogoro town stranded since Wednesday afternoon after downpour flooded the Mburuni River.


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  597. Court verdict: High Court in Mbeya throws out petition filed by Chadema parliamentary candidate challenging CCM's victory in Mbarali constituency.

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  598. Dar es Salaam.Malawian basketball teams, Rejects and Bricks arrive in Dar es Salaam today ahead of their friendly encounter with the Dar es Salaam Eastern Zone 1 this weekend.

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  599. Dar es Salaam: A dispute has arisen over the eligibility of CCM Special Seats Members of Parliament from Zanzibar to take part in the Dar es Salaam mayoral election.

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  600. Burundi: The United States has urged African leaders to "work behind the scenes" before their annual summit next weekend to convince Burundi to accept a deployment of international troops in the tiny African state amid festering political violence.

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  601. Dar es Salaam: Minister of Health, Social Development, Gender, Children and Elderly, Ummy Mwalimu, ordered doctors in charge in all government hospitals to conduct regular check-ups to identify unqualified doctors and fake doctors who infiltrated the medical profession.

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  602. Lilongwe: A picture of Malawian President Peter Mutharika falling down outside of Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe during a tree-planting ceremony last week has gone viral on social media.

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  603. Dar es Salaam. Faith and family planning is one of the hot topics that will be discussed at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP 2016) in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, next week.

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  604. Tarime: One dead and two others admitted with cholera in Tarime District in Mara Region.

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  605. Brazzaville: Congolese President Denis Sassou Nguesso will seek a third term in office during presidential elections in March in line with recent changes to the country's constitution, his party said Monday.

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  606. Dar Robbery: Men on motorcycle shot dead head of Ilala’s agriculture department at Tabata Magengeni, got away with his hand case, Police confirm Tuesday.

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  607. Arusha. The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) has expressed its concern about terror threats to the region by the Al Shabaab insurgents from Somalia.

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  608. Bunge: Chaos reigned in Parliament when opposition MPs reject announcement by Information minister to block debate on the government's move to end non-stop live coverage of processions in the House.

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  609. Kilombero Ferry Accident: At least 30 people rescued after Kilombero ferry overturned at Kilombero River Wednesday evening, DC Lephy Gembe confirmsThursday.

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  610. Bunge in turmoil: Chaos continues as Opposition MPs walk out of Bunge Thursday as Deputy Speaker Tulia Ackson allows House to debate on the President’s speech.

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  611. KCMC Officer Charged: KCMC referral hospital officer, Alfa Chabakanga charged at Moshi Court Wednesday for employing three Burundians without working permits.

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  612. Z’bar polls: CUF’s Governing Council announces today the party will not take part in Zanzibar re-elections on March 20, saying valid polls were already undertaken.

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  613. Election cases: Mwanza High Court Thursday rejects plea challenging Chadema’s John Heche victory as Tarime Rural MP over petitioner’s lack of legal backing.

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  614. BOT Appointment: President Magufuli names Julian Banzi deputy Central Bank Governor, to replace Juma Reli who retired in 2015, State house announces.

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  615. Burundi: Burundi police said Friday they were holding two respected foreign journalists as they reported on gunmen opposed to the government in the volatile nation.

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  616. Dar es Salaam. The Mainland Vodacom Premier League resumes today as giant clubs, Simba and Yanga battle for supremacy.

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  617. Geneva: Switzerland is struggling to resolve the case of a Swiss woman kidnapped for a second time by jihadists in Mali, Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter said in an interview published Sunday.

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  618. Mbeya Bllaze: Fire breaks out and burns a warehouse at Maghorofani Street in Mbeya this morning, fire brigade and police arrive at the scene.

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  619. Bunge: Finance minister finally moves 2016-2017 development plan frame work after govt. overcomes regulations obstacles by the opposition.

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  620. Life in residential areas in Chuno, Mtwara has come to a standstill after heavy rainfalls caused floods last night.

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  621. Photo of the day: Standard One pupils practice their counting skills outside in Butiama, Mara Region.

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  622. BUNGE: Chair Andrew Chenge adjourns Bunge for an hour as opposition MPs reject government’s stance to cut down on live coverage of Bunge sessions.

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  623. Dar es Salaam: Tanzanian president John Magufuli has condemned the killing of a British conservationist after his helicopter was shot down while he chased suspected poachers, saying five people have been arrested.

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  624. Mbeya Strike: Passengers stranded at various bus stops Wednesday as drivers' strike enters 2nd day in protest of RC Abas Kandoro directive to start using the Rift Valley Road.

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  625. ZIKA THREAT: Zika only affects women in early stages of pregnancy and is not as serious as Ebola, Deputy Health Minister Dr Kigwangala tells Bunge Wednesday.

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  626. Bunge: Mwibara MP Kangi Lugola (CCM) says he will block the 2016/17 budget unless he is shown how the central railway line is going to be improved to a standard level.

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  627. New Cholera Cases: Cholera patients from Kariakoo, Mchikichini and Ukonga admitted Wednesday to Buguruni Camp in Ilala, Dar coordinator Alex Mkamba confirms.

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  628. Z’Bar Polls: CCK Wednesday suspends its Isles’ deputy SG Ali K. Ali who declared himself its presidential runner. It emphasizes it does not support the re-run.

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  629. Vatican City: Pope Francis has expressed his great admiration for China and declined to criticize its longtime one-child policy in a bid to heal decades of estrangement between Beijing and the Holy See and open a new era of dialogue.

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  630. Dar es Salaam. Tanzania’s insurance industry is projected to reach $400 million annually in 2018, up from $300 million in 2015, a new study shows.

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  631. Nanterre (France). The children of slain Angolan rebel chief Jonas Savimbi urged a French court on Wednesday to punish the makers of the wildly popular video game "Call of Duty" for representing their father as a "barbarian".

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  632. Dar es Salaam: Two local leaders charged in court for defrauding Kinondoni municipality Sh33.6million

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  633. Suspension: Special Seats MP, Jesca Kishoa (Chadema) has been suspended from two sittings after she failed to authenticate her earlier statement that the government had suffered a Sh238 million loss after buying fake wagons from India.

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  634. Photo of the day: A farmer and his family cross Rufiji River as they return home from a hard days of work on a farm.

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  635. Harere: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has declared a state of disaster in most rural parts of the country severely hit by a drought, with 26 percent of the population said to be in need of food aid, the government said in a statement late Thursday.

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  636. Dodoma: Five suspects have been arrested in India over the assault of Tanzanian students as MPs in Dodoma yesterday reacted strongly to reports of harassment, urging the government to send a strong protest note to the Indian government.

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  637. United Nations Nations: At least 200 million girls and women in 30 countries are estimated to have undergone female circumcision — half of them in Egypt, Ethiopia and Indonesia, the U.N. children's agency said in a report released Thursday night.

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  638. Dodoma. Nineteen people have been sentenced to death after being convicted of killing people with albinism.

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  639. Citizens of Kondoa District line up to receive food as part of a food hunger relied programme in the district.

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  640. New Delhi/Dar. The government has expressed confidence in measures taken to address the January 31 assault on a Tanzanian girl student by a mob following a fatal road accident in the Indian city of Bangalore.

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  641. Mbeya: As superstitious beliefs take root in Mbeya Region, residents of Bulinda Village in Kyela District have lynched two of their fellows for allegedly spreading cholera in the village.

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  642. Mogadishu: Somali intelligence officials investigating a bomb blast on a commercial jet released surveillance footage Sunday appearing to show a passenger being given a laptop in which the bomb was concealed.

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  643. MYS Divers Ltd divers, Kesy Bird left and Arid Yusuf Said getting ready to fix the MV II Kilombero bridge which turned over on January 27 this year resulting in the death of one person and injured 35 others after heavy storms hit Kilombero river in Morogoro .

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  644. Dar es Salaam. Temeke Regional Hospital has today given testimony that maternal deaths have decreased for more than 50 per cent between 2014 and 2015 which was enhanced by the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS)’s efforts of motivating citizens to donate blood as well the opening new blood satellite centers in the region.

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  645. Seven CCM members have picked up nomination forms seeking a National Executive Committee (NEC) seat for Nyamagana District, in Mwanza Region.

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  646. Mirerani. Tanzanite One in Mirerani Simanjiro District , Manyara Region , has decided to change its stance after miners staged a two day strike against the lack payment.

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  647. Rescue workers walk past the remains of a collapsed building in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan on February 8, 2016 (AFP)

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  648. Pinda's wife in car accident: Former Premier’s wife Tunu Pinda, sustained injuries after a vehicle she was travelling in hit a ‘Bodaboda’ rider on the outskirt of Morogoro, RC confirms.

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  649. Poaching: Tourism Minister Maghembe Tuesday says park rangers are going to be equipped with military techniques to fight poachers as 420 weapons recovered.

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  650. Iramba. Singida regional commissioner, Dr Parseko Kone, has ordered all public buildings in the region to set infrastructure for harvesting water so that the ongoing rain water will be preserved for future use.

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  651. Cholera in Iringa: Number of cholera patients at St Luke Camp in Pawaga rises to 85 Wednesday, Iringa Regional Commissioner Amina Masenza confirms.

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  652. Magistrate arraigned: PCCB Wednesday arraigns Manyoni Primary Court magistrate Mahando Sabato for allegedly asking for a Sh350,000 bribe to clear a theft case.

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  653. A Simba Mtoto bus travelling from Tanga to Dar es salaam was involved in a head on collision with a lory from the Muheza, Pangamlima this morning many passengers feared dead.


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  654. Commuters in panic after ferry from Kigamboni to Dar es Salaam is stuck in water. Issue has been resolved.

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  655. Cape Town: Embattled South African President Jacob Zuma addresses the nation Thursday against a background of concerted efforts in the courts, parliament and on the streets to throw him out of office.

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  656. Dar es Salaam. The Glass Industry Group of Africa (GIGA) aims to create at least 800 jobs in the country after completing work on its major glass production plant in the country by end of this year.

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  657. Kagera Demo: Karagwe Police use tear gas to disperse 200 striking Chico Co. workers constructing Kyaka-Bugene Road who are demanding their outstanding arrears.

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  658. Yanga trip delayed: Yanga delays their journey to Mauritius as their plane failed to take off in Dar Airport early Friday, club officials confirm.

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  659. TANGA CRASH UPDATE: 16 survivors of the Simba Mtoto Bus accident have been discharged from Muheza District Designated Hospital Friday, Dr Rajab Malagio confirms

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  660. The One Billion Rising Movement invites all men women and children in Dar es Salaam to join them on a march for transformational change today. The day is meant to allow Tanzanians to rise to express joy and unite and protest violence against woman. Join the movement at New Msasani Club at 12, and march for change at 2pm via the Mandazi and Kimweri Road.

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  661. Police have started to monitor CUF big shots a few days after Ambassador Seif announced that if there was any threat of upheaval or violence, the first people to be arrested would be leaders.

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  662. Bongo Flava musician, Michael Mhina "John Walker" has died, his family confirmed. Speaking to The Citizen Digital on the phone this morning, the father of the artist, Denis Mhina said his son had died Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar e Salaam, overnight.

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  663. Sumbawanga. The government in Mpanda District, Katavi Region, has suspended the issuance of permits for harvesting natural timber trees and logs as a result of massive environmental destruction in the district.

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  664. HERDERS' CLASH: Police Wednesday avert a possible clash between armed Maasai, Mang'ati herders in Manyara Region following killing of a woman, theft of 23 cows.

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  665. ACTION: Commissioner of Education Prof Bhalalusesa sacks heads of Dar, Dodoma, Mwanza Adult Education centres over irregularities in students' registration.

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  666. FAREWELL: 1st Lady Janeth Magufuli Wednesday visits Mbuyuni Pr. School where she used to teach before her husband became President. Colleagues bade her farewell

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  667. ARRESTS: Katavi lawyer F. Seif, 2 prison warders held for allegedly taking a Sh3m bribe so as to whisk away a remanded person accused of plotting albino killing

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  668. POULSEN RASMI: Rais wa TFF Jamal Malinzi leo amtangaza Kim Poulsen kuwa kocha wa timu za taifa za vijana wa chini ya miaka 23, 17 na 13.

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  669. 800 WASOMEA CHINI YA MTI: Wanafunzi 800 wa darasa la kwanza katika Shule ya Msingi Kangeme, Halmashauri ya Wilaya ya Ushetu mkoani Shinyanga wanasomea chini ya mti kutokana na kukosa madarasa.

    Diwani wa Viti Maalumu (CCM), Gabriela Kimaro amesema katika kikao cha madiwani wa halmashauri hiyo jana kuwa hali hiyo imetokana na mwitikio wa wazazi wa kupeleka watoto shule kutokana na kuwapo kwa sera ya elimu bure.

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  670. Mbunge wa Jimbo la Tarime Vijijini, John Heche (Chadema) amedai kuwa fedha zinazotolewa na Halmashauri ya Wilaya ya Tarime kujenga zahanati zinaliwa na watendaji wa vijiji na kusababisha ujenzi kukwama.

    Heche amemtaka mkurugenzi wa halmashauri hiyo, Athman Akalama kukagua utekelezaji wa ujenzi wa zahanati zote.

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  671. Dar es Salaam. The ministry of Education and Vocational Training is investigating several universities suspected of being part of a syndicate that has stolen from the government billions of shillings in dubious student’s loan payments.

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  672. FORM IV EXAM RESULTS: Pass rate drops by 1.85% from 69.75% in 2014 to 67.91 in 2015. Grading done using Division instead of the old GPA system, says Necta in Dar.

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  673. Mwanza Chaos: Police fire tear gas today to disperse bodaboda riders blocking TX Igombe – Airport Road protesting the government’s directive to close the road.

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  674. Nationwide: By 8 am, most of the polling stations in South division of Fort Portal municipality in Kabarole district voting had already commenced.

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  675. Nairobi : Kenya's army said Thursday it had killed the intelligence chief of the Shebab insurgents and 10 other commanders in an air strike in Somalia.

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  676. Photo of the day : A Handeni district resident draws water from a well a small distance away from a dam whose water is now unfit for human consumption, forcing locals to drill into the ground to get at cleaner water.

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  677. Dar es Salaam. The minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Charles Mwijage, has urged public institutions to start using a special files-keeping technology to avoid loss of government documents.

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  678. Kampala: At least 70,000 UPDF, prison warders and intelligence officers are among the 150,000 security personnel that have been deployed for today’s general election.

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  679. NSC boss sacked: Sports Minister Nape Nnauye today dismisses National Sports Council secretary general Henry Lihaya over incompetence, orders new appointment.

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  680. “I will accept the election results once the process is transparent,” Mr Mbabazi told journalists shortly after casting his ballot and accusing the government of panicking by blocking social media sites and mobile money platform.

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  681. Dodoma. At least 14,000 small-scale farmers in the central zone have been introduced to post-harvest technologies to reduce the loss of crops.

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  682. Revoke: Tanzania Commission for Universities today revokes approval to establish two St. Joseph University in TZ colleges in Songea due to poor education quality.

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  683. Uganda Elections: Residents of Wakiso and Kampala districts who did not vote yesterday do to Electoral Commission's failure to deliver voting materials, have been allowed to vote today at selected voting stations.

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  684. Handeni: Amref Health Africa, which operates the vision of ‘Lasting Health Change in Africa’ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Handeni District Council, which involves launching a three-year project, dubbed ‘Kijana Wa Leo (KWL).

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  685. Dar es Salaam. The minister for Industry and Trade, Mr Charles Mwijage, has urged public institutions to apply a special files keeping technology in a bid to avoid loss of government documents.

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  686. Uganda Elections: An armoured vehicle patrols Katwe, near Kampala, hours after leaders of Forum for Democratic Change leaders were arrested.

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  687. Museveni wins a fifth term http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/2016-Uganda-Elections--Museveni-declared-president/-/1840340/3085760/-/murv88/-/index.html

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  688. UGANDA ELECTION: Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni announced winner Saturday with 5,617, 503 votes (60.7%) defeating FDC’s Kizza Besigye with 3,270,290 votes (34.18%).

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  689. Mwanza. A Sh45 billion water project to be rolled out by June this year in Mwanza has given the residents of Ilemela and Nyamagana districts hope that their problems may soon be ending.

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  690. Education: Children Council in the Arusha region calls on the government to declare that that national education system is in crisis.

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  691. Arusha: Some Sh50.2 billion will be spent by the Arusha District Council district during the 2016/2017 financial year, according to the budget proposals approved by the councillors last week.


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  692. Hai. Members of the Lutheran Church in Germany have donated over Sh30 million to the Sawe parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT) in Hai district, Kilimanjaro region.

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  693. NIAMEY, Niger: Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou sought re-election Sunday, touting his record of defending the West African nation from Islamic extremists as he vied against 14 other candidates to capture a second five-year term.

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  694. Form IV Results: Kihanga Sec. School in Karagwe withholds the results of 59 students who paid examination fees; parents demonstrate confront Education Officer with payment receipts.

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  695. Utumishi Boss Suspended: Minister Angellah Kairuki suspends the Principal of Tanzania Public Service College Said Nassor because due to underperformance.

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  696. Muleba. Residents of Kanyamika village plan to build a new primary school in their area in order to reduce woes that their children have been experiencing walking 12km to and from school every day.

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  697. Egypt: A two-day African economic summit in Egypt ended Sunday amid calls for investment as organisers said several business proposals were negotiated to help boost growth.

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  698. SINGIDA CCM ELECTION: Special Seats MP Martha Mlata elected the new Singida Region CCM chairperson Monday to replace Mgana Msindai who defected to Chadema.

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  699. Jakaya Kikwete inaugurated the new CCM office building in Kibaha town on Monday.

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  700. Mara crash: 3 people killed, 19 hurt after Nata Raha bus from Serengeti to Bunda veered off road hitting house near Bunda town. Evacuation underway

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  701. 926 pupils from Nyakanazi Primary School in Lusahunga, Kagera Region sit outside for their lessons due to lack of classrooms. A meeting has been schedualed for today to deal with the situation after the local governent leaders have ordered that new classrooms and toilets be built for the 4200 pupils at the school.

    Words and photo: Shaaban Ndyamukama

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  702. Mara crash update: Death toll hits 5 after bus hit a house in Bunda Tuesday, District Medical Officer Nicholas Machochota confirms. 4 rushed to Bugando Hospital.

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  703. Dodoma. Dodoma Regional Commissioner Ms Chiku Gallawa is expected to officiate the opening of this this year’s Tanganyika Library Association (TLA) Annual General Meeting today.

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  704. Cape Town: South Africa will relax some of its tough rules on genetically modified crops so it can ramp up maize imports from the United States and Mexico to avert a potential food crisis amid a severe drought, officials said.

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  705. Manager of NMB's northern region branch Salie Mlay talking to the staff of Handeni District Hospital shortly after handing over beds for the delivery ward of the hospital.

    Photo and words: Rajabu Athumani .

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  706. UNIVERSITY CLOSED: St Joseph College (Arusha Campus) temporally closed Wednesday following students’ 3-day long riots, Campus deputy head S. Balasingh confirms.

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  707. Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) now has a new boss, The Citizen has learnt.

    The Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa, told The Citizen yesterday that he had appointed someone to become TCAA director general.

    The Citizen has reliably learnt that the man in question is Mr Hamza Johari, who prior to his appointment was the executive secretary of the TCAA Consumer Consultative Council.

    “I have already appointed someone who will fill that position and he is required to report for duty on Monday, February 29, 2016….I can’t remember the name but you can ask anyone in the office…I am currently away from Dar es Salaam,” Prof Mbarawa told The Citizen on phone yesterday.

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  708. Dar es Salaam: Tanzania Media Foundation executive director, Ernest Sungura, has said the institution is ready to provide financial assistance to enable TBC to continue with live coverage of Parliament proceedings

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  709. Dar es Salaam. Dar es Salaam, Lusaka and Kampala are among the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the world, according to a report by Knight Frank. According to the report, the population of Africa is not only growing, but it is also increasingly living in urban areas.


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  710. Dodoma. The government has been urged to promote sesame farming. The director of the Network of Groups of Farmers in Tanzania (Mviwata), Mr Stephen Ruvuga, said although the country had a high sesame potential, growers were not empowered.

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  711. Dar es Salaam. FaMuhimbili National Hospital (MNH) today conducted a voluntary blood donation in Karume market, Ilala District in an effort to deal with the huge shortage of blood facing the hospital.

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  712. Shinyanga crash: Four people dead, 8 injured Thursday evening when a Mashimba bus Express travelling between Kahama and Mwanza collided with a car, police confirm.

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  713. Ethics: President JPM orders 4 ministers, 1 deputy to submit forms to Ethics Secretariat by evening today otherwise they will be dismissed from public services.

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  714. OLISEH RESIGNS: Nigeria's soccer head coach Sunday Oliseh resigns Friday from his post less than 8 months on the job, accusing NFF of failing to pay his wages.

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  715. Masvingo. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday blamed foreign interference for the infighting and succession battles plaguing his party as the world's oldest leader celebrated his 92nd birthday at a lavish affair.

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  716. Barclays to shut African Operation: Barclays PLC (BARC.L) Chief Executive Jes Staley has decided to shut the bank's operations in Africa, the Financial Times said on Friday, citing sources familiar with the matter.The bank's board took the decision last week at a review led by Staley and plans to announce the exit on Tuesday, the FT said.

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  717. Food Crisis: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) said 28 million people in the region were rendered vulnerable and in urgent need of "food and non-food" relief after last year's poor rains were followed by an El Nino-triggered drought.

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  718. Photo of the day: Residents of Burunga in Serengeti, Mara Region look at the carcasses of 35 cattle, sheep and goats killed by lightning.

    Photo: Anthony Mayunga

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  719. MV Kilombero II: Kilombero ferry which overturned on January 27, will resume carrying passengers and cars tomorrow after a successful test today, principal technician says.

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  720. PM Order: PM Kassim Majaliwa orders closure of pharmacies around Ligula Referral Hosp, Mtwara as patients are directed to buy meds there instead of the hospital.

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  721. Kampala: Six cases of the mutilation and murder of children as "good luck" sacrifices were reported during the recent Ugandan elections, a children's charity said.

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  722. Civil society and international institutions from Burundi have opposed the appointment of a Chairman and Secretary General of the East African Community member from the country.

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  723. Nairobi: Three bodies have been found in a "mass grave" in an anti-government stronghold in a northwest area of Burundi's capital Bujumbura.

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  724. A fire fighter puts out the rampant flames which destroyed Iyunga Secondary School in Mbeya yesterday.

    Photo: Waitara Menganyi

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  725. Mwanza. Ilemela District Executive Director John Wanga dismissed claims by some local militia-who guarded the last year’s form examinations- and claim that they are yet to receive their full pay.

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  726. Dodoma:The government in partnership with Nongovernmental Organisation which fights against HIV/AIDS are set to embark on a special program to minimise HIV/AIDS new cases in the region.

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  727. Dar es Salaam. The government has reported that it is working closely with stakeholders to conclude realistic bus fares for the stalled Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit (Dart) project.

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  728. EAC MEETING: President John Magufuli opens the 17th East African Community (EAC)'s Heads of State Summit Wednesday at Ngurdoto Hotel in Arusha.

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  729. AZAM SERVICES SUSPENDED:TCRA Wednesday suspends Azam Marine Company postal services and fines the company Sh5m for running its services without business license

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  730. QUALITY SERVICES: Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) Wednesday fines five mobile phone service firms for failing to comply with regulations.

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  731. QUALITY SERVICES: Five mobile phone service firms fined by TCRA Wednesday are Vodacom (Sh27m), Airtel (Sh22m), Tigo (Sh25m), Smart (Sh12m) and Zantel (Sh25m).

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  732. Dar es Salaam: Tanzania is confident of winning an international prize on renewable energy investment. Organisers say $7 million (Sh14 billion) is up for grabs in the Access Power Facility (ACF) 2016 — a financial support mechanism designed to provide local power project developers and originators with the technical experience, expertise and funding required to bring their renewable energy projects to life.

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  733. Luanda: At least 24 people, many of them children, died and dozens were missing in Angola after a flash-flood swept through a market in the southern city of Lubango, state media said on Thursday.

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  734. EAC Integration: East African block leaders today participate in laying a foundation stone for construction of a 234.3km road connecting Arusha-Holili/Taveta.

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  735. MNH Intensive Care Unit: Health minister H. Kigwangalla launches a 25 bed capacity ICU at Muhimbili National Hospital today.

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  736. Mwanza: Three doctors and three nurses at Nyamagana Hospital in Mwanza suspended today pending probe in negligence that lead to death of twins.

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  737. Abuja: Nigeria is to break up its state oil firm into 30 separate companies as it seeks to reform the corruption-ridden, under-performing giant, the junior oil minister said Thursday.

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  738. Officials suspended: Natural Resources Minister J. Maghembe suspends 5 Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority officials over embezzlement and abuse of power.

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  739. Tech: Apple has never fully embraced Twitter, but we've seen a sort of glasnost in recent years as executives and CEO Tim Cook have taken to the microblogging platform to share deep thoughts and, occasionally, blurry pictures.

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  740. Rombo.Police have destroyed 140 litres of illicit spirit commonly known as ‘gongo’ and well as 40 containers and six distillation units during a recent crackdown against brewing, sale and consumption of the prohibited alcoholic drink in Rombo district, Kilimanjaro region.

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  741. Truong to visit TZ: President Truong Tan Sang of Vietnam will arrive in the country on Tuesday noon for a 3-day official visit, Minister Augustine Mahiga says.

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  742. Arusha. The newly-elected mayor, Mr Calist Lazaro has said the city council this year, will purchase modern trucks for the collection and disposal of solid waste. He said this, while gracing a seminar aimed at sensitising officials on the need to improve sanitation in and around the City.

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  743. Dodoma. The Tanzania Teachers’ Union (TTU) has faulted the recent move by the education ministry to reintroduce the Division system to grade students who sat Form Four examinations last year, saying it was done without due diligence.

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  744. Cotonou, Benin: Benin citizens voted Sunday in an election to choose a successor to the West African nation's president, who is stepping down after two terms.

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  745. Court sentence: Court in Kibaha sentences eight people 20 years each in jail for smuggling elephant tusks.

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  746. Sugar Debate: The director gneral of the Board of Sugar Henry Semwaza has said that there is ample sugar supplies in all of the country’s regions and it is up to dealers to work to raise sugar prices.

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  747. Karatu. Only 53 Standard Four pupils tested in three primary schools in Karatu district, Arusha Region, recently can read and write properly, it was revealed last week.

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  748. Water: The manager of Water Authority Handeni Urban ( HUWASA ) Issa Chihumpu (right ) explains why a well whose construction was funded by donations is still not working due to a lack of equipment worth Sh500 000.Photo: Rajabu Athumani.

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  749. COST-CUTTING: The National Identification Authority to axe 500 jobs to reduce costs and increase efficiency, those affected to be sent to central government, NIDA Acting Director General Dr Modestus Kipilimba says Monday.

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  750. Environment: Climate change will claim vast swathes of land needed to grow staple food crops in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly maize, bananas and beans, researchers warned Monday.

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  751. Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad speaks to the media outside Hindu Mandal hospital. He thanks all citizens for their prayers and support concerning his health.

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  752. DAR ACCIDENT: Scores feared dead early Wednesday after a commuter van collides with two Lorries at Matumbi area on Mandela road. More details to follow.

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  753. DAR ACCIDENT UPDATE: 4 people killed, 25 injured Wednesday as 3 vehicles collided at Matumbi in Dar, Amana Hospital medical officer Stanley Binagi confirms.

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  754. Benki ya Exim Tanzania imekuwa benki ya kwanza ya Kitanzania kuingia nchini Uganda na kuanza kutoa huduma rasmi za kifedha.

    Ofisa Mkuu wa Fedha wa Benki ya Exim, Selemani Ponda amesema ushirikiano huo umekuja wakati mwafaka katika kipindi ambacho nchi wanachama wa Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki wanazidi kuimarisha ushirikiano kwenye nyanja ya uchumi.

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  755. Wanunuzi na wafanyabiashara wa madini ya vito zaidi ya 500, wanakutana katika Mji Mdogo wa Mirerani wilayani Simanjiro, kuanzia leo katika maonyesho ya madini yatakayofunguliwa na Mkuu wa Mkoa wa Manyara, Joel Bendera.

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  756. Bodi ya Sukari Tanzania imesema bei ya bidhaa hiyo imeshaanza kushuka baada ya juzi Serikali kupitia bodi hiyo, kutangaza bei mpya elekezi ambayo ni Sh1,800 kwa kilo moja nchini nzima.

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  757. WALIMU MBARONI KWA MIHURI 29: Ni ya ofisi ya mkuu wa mkoa na taasisi za umma, pia wadaiwa kughushi usajili wa wanafunzi

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  758. Mwanza. Opposition Chadema was last night expected to unveil its new secretary general to lead the party into the future as it looks to rebuild from the 2015 General Election.

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  759. US Election: President Barack Obama warns White House contenders to avoid fanning tensions, a day after clashes broke out at a Donald Trump rally in Chicago.

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  760. About 30 amored vehicles today line up at Kisiwani Pemba as votes are counted.

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  761. GSM SPONSORSHIP: GSM Company accepts Kinondoni DC P. Makonda's request to construct a surgery building at Mwananyamala Hosp. and supply its facilities.

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  762. APPOINTMENT: President John Magufuli appoints 26 Regional Commissioners for Tanzania Mainland; among them 13 are new, Paul Makonda is a Dar RC, Ikulu says.

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  763. Grand-Bassam (Ivory Coast)- Gunmen killed 16 people at an Ivory Coast resort leaving bodies strewn on the beach, in an attack claimed by an Al-Qaeda affiliate as fears grow of a mounting jihadist threat in west Africa.

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  764. Dar es Salaam. Doctors across the country are up in arms against what they described as growing mistreatment and harassment of health workers accused of malpractice in public hospitals.

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  765. Bolivia plane crash: A small plane crashes into a market in Bolivia, killing four people in the aircraft and injuring three vendors on the ground, Police say.

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  766. Theft: Unknown men block and take over the phone of Arusha DC Fadhili Nkurlu con more than Sh 10m from his acquaintances, DC Nkurlu says.

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  767. Residents of several villages in Lukuledi County lay bricks for the construction of school latrines after MP , Cecil Mwambe fulfilled her commitment to contribute pipes to ensure running water at the schools.

    (Photo by Haika Obeng )


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  768. Zanzibar: In recent months, especially after the Chairman of the Zanzibar Electoral Commission (ZEC), Jecha Salim Jecha announced the annulment of the October 25, 2015 election and its results contrary to the country’s Constitution, Zanzibar has witnessed the huge deployment and influx of soldiers, equipment and heavy war weapons on the Isles of Unguja and Pemba.

    In line with that, there has been an army of TPDF soldiers, who have been moving around the streets while armed with heavy war weapons and conducting unofficial operations by arresting innocent people and incarcerating them in various police stations, where they are denied bail even in offences that deserve bail.

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  769. Dar es Salaam. Share prices at two counters which normally lead in trading at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) have depreciated.

    Analysts associate the trend with global market shocks that have affected emerging markets.

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  770. Algiers: Algeria's top military chief has heightened the army's state of alert over border security because of concerns over arms trafficking and turmoil in neighbouring Libya, where Islamic State has gained ground.

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  771. Dar es Salaam. Carbonated drink manufacturers have raised the alarm over possible suspension of production should the government not end a growing crisis apparently triggered by sugar imports restriction.

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  772. Paris: Four French nationals were killed during an attack claimed by al Qaeda's North African branch on a resort town in southern Ivory Coast, the French president's office said on Monday.

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  773. RC Oaths: President Magufuli swears-in 25 regional commissioners today at State House, giving them 15 days to get rid of ghost workers in their respective areas of specialisation.

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  774. Ensure safety and security are strengthened in your areas; this of course means dealing with robberies." JPM's order to new RCs
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  775. Photo of the day: The Zanzibar government has come under criticism due to the heavy use of military force for security purposes for re-elections.

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  776. Zanzibar: Presidential candidate for the AFP party Said Soud has encouraged citizens to fill up polling stations to the maximum and stop boycotting the re-elections as it is counterproductive.

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  777. Mother Teresa: Pope Francis Tuesday announces Mother Teresa of Calcutta to be made Roman Catholic saint on Sept. 4

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  778. Dar es Salaam: Standard Chartered Bank Tanzania said it was committed to supporting trade growth in the region through its investment management services that cross the borders.

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  779. Child stolen: A 5-day old infant has been reported stolen from Mount Meru Hospital ward in Arusha Monday night as her mother slept, area police chief L. Sabas says a probe underway.

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  780. Rabat: Morocco's government said on Tuesday it would cut staff at the United Nations' Western Sahara mission and threatened to pull out of United Nations peacekeeping missions after "unacceptable" comments by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon about the disputed region.

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  781. President Magufuli today lays a foundation stone for the Kinyerezia II power supply station the which will produce 240 Megawatts of power.

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  782. Nigeria : Two female suicide bombers killed at least 22 worshippers in an attack during dawn prayers Wednesday on a mosque on the outskirts of the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, officials said from the birthplace of Boko Haram.

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  783. Executive order: Premier Majaliwa orders ex-Ngara DED, C. Ngudung and land officer E. Mponzi to return to Ngara District over allegations of illegal land sales.

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  784. Earth Day TZ: WWF Tanzania country director Amani Ngusaru calls on Tanzanians to join the world in celebrating Earth Hour on Saturday March 19 between 8:30 and 9:30 pm at Buyuni Kigamboni. "Let's take this time to think about what are we doing to the environment and what the consequences of our wasteful consumption are. This year we will be installing solar power at Kigamboni Primary School as part of our mission to encourage the use of renewable energy," he said.

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  785. Dar es Salaam: The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) MPs blame ministers in partner states for skipping meetings on the harmonisation of national laws in the East African Community (EAC).

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  786. Court ruling: Manyara Region Court today issues a 20-year jail term to three people found guilty of illegal possession of government trophies worth Sh6.9M.

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  787. Pharmacies closed: 432 private pharmacies out of 648 closed in 9 regions for different reasons including selling gvt drugs, Pharmacy Council say.

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  788. APR-FC IN Dar: Rwanda’s APR FC arrive Thursday at JNIA ahead of their Saturday’s second leg of African Champions League clash against Tanzania’s Young Africans.

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  789. One charged in Mwanza: A nurse at Misungwi District hospital, Masalu Kangalukwi arraigned today for soliciting a Sh45, 000/- bribe leading to death an infant.

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  790. Brazzaville: Congo's President Denis Sassou Nguesso will seek re-election Sunday after 32 years at the helm of an oil-rich but impoverished nation which is clamouring for jobs and decent living standards.

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  791. Immigration reshuffle: 14 regional officers relocated and 200 others will be reshuffled following orders by Home Affairs Minister C. Kitwanga, the Dept. says Friday.

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  792. 2016 Z'BAR POLLS: Wananchi start voting Sunday morning in the Zanzibar election reruns after October's Polls annulled.

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  793. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATES: Zanzibar's TADEA presidential candidate Juma Ali Khatibu votes Sunday morning at Kiembe Samaki Polling Station in Unguja.

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  794. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATES: Zanzibar ADC’s presidential candidate Hamad Rashid and AFP’s candidate cast their votes this morning at Wawi Polling Station in Pemba.

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  795. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATE: Citizens line up to cast thier votes at B Wawi polling station in Pemba

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  796. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATE: ZEC clerks and party agents seating idle a polling station in Bububu Secondary School, Unguja where only 25 voters have turned out since 7am. #ZanzibarElection2016

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  797. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATE: Poll managers at a voting station in Wete District Pemba wait for voters to turn up. The centre's chief executive , said Master Hamis Arid says that the number of voters is the lowest in years. He adds that the centre has five voting posts each with a capacity of hosting 350 voters, but as of yet only 80,000 to 110 000 people have voted .


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  798. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATE: A polling station at Mtopepo B Primary School. By 12 noon there were no queues of voters

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  799. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATE: Voting has stopped and officers begin tallying, here seen at Kiembe Samaki Primary School.

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  800. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATE: Officers counting votes in Wete, Pemba North at Kizimbani Primary School.

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  801. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATE: Poll results are beginning to trickle in, Citizens gather to have a glimpse of the numbers here stuck to the walls of Jang'ombe Primary School.

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  802. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATES: Dr A. Shein leads in the presidential preliminary results in Chonga 3598 votes, Ziwani (2890), Wawi (4147), Ole (3818), Chake Chake (4551).

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  803. Z'BAR POLLS UPDATES: Dr A. Shein wins the Zanzibar elections with a 91.4 per cent of votes.

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  804. COURT RULING: Ikungi Court in Singida sentences Chadema’s Siuyu councillor Jared Jastin to 6 months in jail over blocking tax collector and cause loss to govt.

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  805. THUNDER STRIKE: Two children of the same family are killed Tuesday by lightning in Ngara, Kagera Region, Murusagamba Hospital chief R. Kahamba confirms.

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  806. TABORA CRASH: Several people hurt at Igogo, Igunga as Super Sami bus overturns while trying to escape cattle crossing the road. More to follow.

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  807. TABORA CRASH UPDATE: Early report shows that Super Sami bus driver was busy talking on his phone while driving, Tabora Police boss Hamis Issa says.

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  808. OFFICERS SUSPENDED: Home Affairs Deputy Minister Hamad Masauni Wednesday orders suspension of three fire brigade officers over theft allegations at Dar airport.

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  809. Dar es Salaam. Parliament business was paralysed yesterday as the unfolding bribery scandal touching on some members of parliament deepened. Lack of quorum hit some committees as absentee members piled pressure on Speaker Job Ndugai to open an internal investigation over the scandal.

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  810. Swearing in ceremony: Zanzibar President-elect Ali Mohammed Shein moments away from taking his oath, President Magufuli arrives at stadium.

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  811. Swearing in Ceremony: President-elect Ali Mohammed Shein assures the Mainland and Zanzibar that we will do everything in his power to assure that peace prevails on the Isles.

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  812. Swearing in Ceremony: Z’bar president Dr Ali Mohamed Shein says his govt will protect the people's rights, ensure accountability and equality to all without segregation.

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  813. MONKEYS EXPORT: Minister J. Maghembe today suspends Wildlife Director for Utilization, Charles Mlokozi for illegally issuing permits for monkey exports to Albania.

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  814. District fisheries officer for Muleba, Symphorian Ngaiza showing Kagera Regional Commissioner, Retired Major General Salum Kijuu illegal nets and fishing products seized in various islands in the district.

    Phinias Bashaya

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  815. MORE SPECIAL SEATS: NEC approves Ritha Kabati, Oliver Semuguru of CCM and Lucy Owenya from opposition Chadema as Special Seat MPs, Justice Lubuva announces.

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  816. WORKERS DEMO: Best Pack workers in Arusha strike Thursday to force company’s management to pay outstanding salaries and NSSF deductions after retrenchment.

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  817. EBOLA: Mbeya Referral Hospital (MRH) completes renovations for Ebola virus testing laboratory to be launched after service providers' training,officials say.

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  818. POLLS CASE: Kagera Region Court throws out an election case filed by Chadema’s Benedicto Mutungirehi in challenge ofKyerwa MP Innocent Bilakwate (CCM) win.

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  819. NEW ISLES SPEAKER: Zuberi Ali Maulid declared elected Zanzibar House of Representative Speaker after scooping 55 votes against former Speaker Pandu Ameir Kificho's 11.

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  820. Z’BAR SPECIAL SEATS: ZEC announces the names of 22 women to take up special seats in the Zanzibar House of Representatives.

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  821. EASTER MASS: Bishop Valentino Mokiwa leads the national Easter Mass at Saint Albano Church in Upanga, Dar, RC Paul Makonda also attends.

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  822. EASTER MASS: Bishop Mokiwa says hatred, business,envy, backbiting among bishops, pastors, priests and believers are the stones which demolish the church.

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  823. Geita. The new Geita regional commissioner, Major General (rtd) Ezekiel Kyunga has promised to promote the ten cell leadership system to maintain security.

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  824. LAHORE BOMBING: 72 people are killed after a suicide bombing attack in Lahore, Pakistan, where families were celebrating Easter, police Monday.

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  825. AFCON: After Chad to withdraw from AFCON qualifiers, TFF urges those who booked tickets to collect their refund money at their stations tomorrow.

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  826. Moshi. Two top officials with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism have been arrested after being implicated in the issuance of a permit for exporting 61 monkeys to Albania.

    The officials are Dr Charles Mulokozi, assistant director of wildlife utilisation and Mr Nyangabo Musika, senior official for hunting and photograph tourism.

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  827. Dar es Salaam. President John Magufuli yesterday received an annual audited report of the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) and called for the oversight body to continue working independently and efficiently.

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  828. Dar es Salaam. East Africa is expected to expand its export volume by 10 per cent by the end of next year as result of ongoing projects by TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) meant to boost trade in the region.

    TMEA board chair Ali Mufuruki yesterday said the organisation has raised $750 million (about Sh1.6 trillion) to invest in projects across the region.

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  829. SH1TRN LOST: Govt loses nearly Sh1trn for development projects after MCC Board of Directors suspends partnership with TZ due to nullification of Z’bar polls.


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  830. Larnaca (Cyprus) - A hijacker seized an Egyptian airliner on Tuesday and diverted it to Cyprus, before releasing all the passengers except four foreigners and the crew, officials and the airline said.

    Cyprus state radio said the man was demanding asylum in the Mediterranean island nation.

    The man, who is not Egyptian, asked for a translator to press his demand, it added, without providing further details.

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  831. DOCTORS STANCE: Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT) Tuesday in Dar calls on government halt increasing attacks on health workers at their duty stations.

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  832. HIJACKED EGYPT PLANE: Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says today's EgyptAir flight hijack is not related to terrorism. 50 passengers have been freed while 7 are still on board.

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  833. Tanga. The volume of cargo, handled at Tanga Port, will shoot by about 36 per cent during the current financial year, thanks to the government’s decision to start off loading oil from Tanzania’s second largest sea gateway.

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  834. NEW TEACHING POSTS: Minister in President's Office G. Simbachawene says on Clouds TV that teachers will be hired after budget approval to avoid salary delays.

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  835. FLOODS: Heavy overnight rains wreak havoc in Majengo Village Manyara, ruining buildings roads and crops.

    Words, Photo: Joseph Lyimo

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  836. MOSHI: Local leaders in the famous Pasua Ward on the outskirts of Moshi municipality in Kilimanjaro Region have been accused of failing to contain the soaring crime rate n the area.

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  837. DAR ES SALAAM: The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has today announced that it is ready to share its database with the National Identification Authority (Nida) to fast truck registration and issuance of national IDs.

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  838. MWANZA COURT: A nurse at Misungwi District Hospital Amon Shija charged today for soliciting Sh100, 000/- bribe to attend a woman suffering from a miscarriage.

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  839. MPs ARRAIGNED: The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) arraigns three MPs before Kisutu Resident’s Magistrate Court over bribe charges.

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  840. MORE AID CUTS: 10 more Western donors announce they are withdrawing budgetary support to Tanzania after USA’s MCC pullout due to Zanzibar re-elections.

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  841. COAST. Regional Commissioner Evarist Ndikilo has directed district executive directors in the region to ensure that over 1.5 million trees are planted during the rainy season to fight climate change in the region.

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  842. CHARGED OVER THREAT: Dar resident Hamim Seif has been charged at Kisutu Court for allegedly threatening to kill President Magufuli. He has been sent to jail after failing to come up with bail fee.

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  843. ARUSHA: The East African Community (EAC) Partner States have been urged to unite and fight terror attacks threatening to spread from the volatile Horn of Africa and beyond.

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  844. MONDULI: Government authorities in Monduli district will verify the ownership of 18,00 acres of land in order to resolve a dispute pitting the Lemoti and Loksare villagers and five local investors.

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  845. NAIROBI: A new road and railway project cutting through an inner city Nairobi nature reserve poses increased risks to wildlife, livestock and human beings, conservationists said, after two lions were killed this week in the space of just 48 hours.

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  846. DODOMA FLOODS: Passengers travelling between Dar and the Lake Zone are stranded at Pandambili in Dodoma where floods block the road.

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  847. Lushoto. Bumbuli will soon finalise negotiating for a loan from TIB Development Bank to finance construction of a modern market and new bus terminal in its township.

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  848. TANGA CITY COUNCIL: Tanga City Council meeting breaks up after CUF councillors refuse to recognise Suleiman Mustapha as a legitimate Mayor.

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  849. CUF STAND: CUF officially declares it does not recognize President Dr. Ali Mohamed Shein and the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar.

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  850. Minister of News Cultural Arts and Sports , Nape Nnauye has instructed government officials at the district and regional councils in the country to let go of bureaucracy and provide information to the media since not doing so denies citizens their freedom to access information.

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  851. Nairobi. Kenya’s troubled Uchumi Supermarkets, which is yet to pay a total of Sh5.1 billion to its suppliers in Tanzania, has taken a Ksh250 million (about Tsh5.375 billion) short-term loan from United Bank for Africa (UBA) Kenya to pay suppliers.

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  852. Zanzibar. The Civic United Front (CUF) yesterday asked its supporters in Zanzibar to engage in “passive resistance” against the government led by President Ali Mohammed Shein.

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  853. MWANZA CRASH: 2 passengers confirmed dead, 18 injured Monday night when Dar Lux bus overturned at Ukiliguru in Mwanza Region.

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  854. BACK TO CARRINGTON: Manchester United defender Luke Shaw returns to training for the first time since suffering a double fracture in his leg in September.

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  855. MWANZA CRASH UPDATE: Dar Lux bus accident deaths rise to 3; 8 seriously injured passengers referred to Bugando Hospital, police say. 20 others discharged.

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  856. ZANZIBAR HOUSE: Dr Ali Mohamed Shein begins the inauguration of House of Representatives, saying that the government should empower the people through various low interest loans and community credit funds.

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  857. We will work towards increasing employment opportunities on the Isles in order to expand the manufacturing and tourism sectors."  Ali Mohamed Shein
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  858. SHEIN SPEECH: Z’bar will pass Petroleum, Gas bill as investors wait to extract the resource, says President Shein in House of Representatives inauguration.

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  859. SHEIN SPEECH: Zanzibar President Shein bars unnecessary foreign travels and allowances in normal working hours to cut govt spending. He inaugurates House of Reps.

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  860. SHEIN SPEECH: Shein says in House of Reps that he’s not going to appoint Ist Vice President since opposition party is not qualified to produce the VP.

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  861. GHOST WORKERS: Since March a total of 4,317 ghost workers have been uncovered from regional authorities in the country, Public Service Min. Kairuki says in Dar.

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  862. GHOST WORKERS UPDATE: Govt in Sh7.5bn loss as a total of 7795 ghost workers uncovered since January, Minister A. Kairuki says Tuesday in Dar.

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  863. Moshi. At least 498 petty traders will be evicted from Moshi Central Business District and relocated outside the town, a local government senior official has said.

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  864. AL AHLY IN DAR: Egypt’s Al Ahly arrive early Tuesday at JNIA ahead of their Saturday’s 1st leg of African Champions League clash against Tanzania’s Yanga.

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  865. 4 BURRIED IN RUBBLE: 4 people buried by rubble at Mkwamani, Kawe in Dar after soil collapsed Wednesday morning. Fire brigade arrives, search is underway.

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  866. TFF BOSS QUITS: TFF competitions acting director Martin Chacha has resigned on the grounds of other duties and family reasons, TFF confirms.

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  867. HEAD TEACHER HELD: PCCB is holding a head teacher in Singida for allegedly soliciting sex bribe from a woman who was seeking a school transfer of her relative.

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  868. BUDGET PROJECTION: Govt plans to spend Sh29 trillion in 2016/17 fiscal year up from Sh22tr spent in 2015/16, Finance minister Philip Mpango reveals Wednesday.

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  869. NGAWAIYA CHARGED: Ex-Moshi Rural MP Thomas Ngawaiya is charged at Kisutu Court with using unregistered contractors in his Sh500m hotel building in Magomeni, Dar.

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  870. DAR ES SALAAM: Lands minister William Lukuvi has banned local authorities from surveying land and planning its use.

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  871. MAYORAL CONFLICT: There is yet to be a Tanga City development plan due to ongoing mayoral conflict between CUF and CCM: "Government intervention is highly required," says CUF’s Magdalene Sakaya.

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  872. TZ SOCCER PERFORMANCE DOWN: Tanzania drops to 130th slot-down by 5 spots in latest Fifa ranking. Uganda 72nd, Rwanda 87th, Kenya 115th as Argentina reclaim top position.

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  873. MOSHI: A death caused by anthrax poisoning has been reported in Rombo district, Kilimanjaro region. The infectious disease is transmitted through contact with meat from an infected animal.

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  874. DAR ES SALAAM: The Hong Kong headquartered Zuri has officially launched its smartphones in the Tanzanian market.

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  875. FORMER MP DIES: Former Special Seats MP Christina Lissu Mughwai (Chadema) passed away today after a battle with cancer, a close family member confirms.

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  876. ELECTION CASE: Mwanza High Court quashes former MP Ezekia Wenje's case challenging Nyamagana constituency results over failure to provide convincing evidence.

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  877. KANE, RANIERI SHINE: Tottenham striker Harry Kane and Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri named EPL player and manager of the month for March respectively.

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  878. CHINESE CHARGED: Chinese trader Huifang Ma charged at Ilala Court with failure to use EFD machines, VAT registrations. Interpol is searching for her business partner.

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  879. MUHEZA: Authorities in the region are developing a major water supply and sanitation project worth Sh17 billion in an attempt to end the region's water crisis.

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  880. NEW HAI DC: President John Magufuli picks Gelasius Byakanwa new Hai District Commissioner to succeed Antony Mtaka who was appointed Simiyu region commissioner.

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  881. DAR ES SALAAM: Chinese company Group Six International Ltd, has promised to train at least 2,000 Tanzanians in the field of construction The company's chairman Mr Janson Huang said the company is expecting to bring in 100 Chinese building experts to share their expertise.

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  882. ARUSHA: A local producer of edible oil has challenged agricultural research stations to come up with quality sunflower and palm tree seeds to boost production.

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  883. NEW PASTORS: Lutheran Bishop of the Eastern and Coastal Diocese, Dr Alex Malasusa anoints four theologians pastors at Azania Front Church in Dar.

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  884. SWEARING-IN CEREMONY: Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohammed Shein swears in 13 ministers and seven deputy ministers.

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  885. INDIA TEMPLE FIRE: 100 people have died and 200 others injured after fireworks sparked a blaze at Puttingal temple in the Indian state of Kerala, police say.

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  886. DUNI REJOINS CUF: Chadema presidential running mate Juma Duni Haji rejoins CUF and receives membership card from CUF Mkwajuni Constituent Secretary.

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  887. NIGERIA: The Govt Denies Reports of Ransom for Chibok Girls. The government has dismissed media reports that militant group Boko Haram is demanding U.S.$50 million as ransom for the release of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls.

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  888. BAGAMOYO: The Tanzanian Defence Force says there is no law that allows soldiers to choose which location they will work from. The Defence force maintains that all soldiers should serve their country at whatever station they have been assigned to.

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  889. Annulment: President John Magufuli has annulled the appointment of Shinyanga RC Anne Kilango and RAS of Shinyanga for spreading disinformation that there are no ghost workers in her region.

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  890. PARLIAMENT: Parliament hands over Sh6bn to President Magufuli after cutting down expenditure. The money will be used to for desks, each constituent MP to get 600 desks.

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  891. Kyela . More than 107 households in Mbeya Region are submerged in water after heavy rains hit the region causing Lufilyo River to overflow before entering Lake Nyasa

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  892. UGANDA: President Museveni has recently been compared with TZ's trending leader John Magufuli after making an impromptu visit to Mulago National referral hospital, which is currently being evacuated to speed up scheduled renovations.

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  893. Women queue at a polling station at the Abu Shouq camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in El-Fasher, in North Darfur on April 11, 2016, during a referendum on whether to keep its five states or unite them into a single region despite rebels boycotting and international criticism. PHOTO | AFP

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  894. TFDA Inspections: TFDA officers Friday seize 10 tonnes of cosmetic make-up which have been allegedly brought into the country with no permit after inspection at Kariakoo Building No.55 in Dar.

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  895. SUMATRA Officer suspended: Morogoro RC Dr. Kebwe S. Kebwe suspends a Sumatra officer R. Kondo pending an investigation on huge fine to daladalas drivers' claims.

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  896. NHIF Bosses suspended: Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu suspends four National Health Insurance Fund senior officials for alleged theft of Sh2bn. The suspended bosses are; NHIF acting Director General M. Mhando, director of finance D. Rutazaa, director of information A. Othman and auditor general A. Maneno.

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  897. Arusha. The construction of the Aga Khan University (AKU) campus in Arusha is set to take off soon, its officials have announced.

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  898. Dar es Salaam. Kinondoni Municipal Council has issued Sh19.5 million loans to its women and youth entrepreneurs through the Dar es Salaam Community Bank.

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  899. Syria Conflict: President Barack Obama rules out deploying US ground troops in Syria and says military efforts alone cannot solve the country's problems.

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  900. Breaking News/ Bunge Feed: Due to the poor quality of news and updates delivered through Bunge feed, Tanzania Editors Forum has requested that Bunge to review its ban of live coverage.

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  901. Congolese Singer Dies: Congolese music star Papa Wemba dies after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast, reports say.

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  902. Two Join CCK: Two UDP leaders, Salum Makunganya and Joachim Mwakitiga join Chama cha Kijamii (CCK) claiming that party’s rules are infringed.

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  903. Accident: Several people are feared dead after the bus they were traveling to Kisiju rammed into a bridge and overturned at Mwanambaya area in Mkuranga. More to follow.

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  904. Nuclear Test: President Barack Obama rejects a proposal by North Korea to suspend nuclear tests if the US stops its military exercises with South Korea.

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  905. Symposium: TanTrade and TCCIA call upon local businesses to participate in the Tanzania-Rwanda trade forum in Kigali next month.

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  906. Dar es Salaam. President Magufuli has appointed 10 new Regional Administrative Secretaries (RAS), retained 13 and reshuffled two others as he continues to craft his new government.

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  907. South Africa: South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) will lay charges against the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) leader Julius Malema after he said his party would “take up arms and fight” the former.
    Mr Malema told international television station Al Jazeera, that he was prepared to remove the ruling party through the barrel of the gun.

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  908. Happy Union Day TANZANIA

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  909. Union Day: JPM frees 580 prisoners: President Magufuli pardons 3,551inmates; frees 580 and reduces sentences of 2,971 other as part of 52nd anniversary of Union.

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  910. ICC on Burundi: The International Criminal Court opens probe into the Burundi atrocities.

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  911. TCRA Boss Kicked Out: President Magufuli has suspended Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority Director General Dr. Ally Simba as well as dissolved the body's regulatory board.

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  912. Summit: The presidents of Mozambique and Zambia are in Lilongwe for a tripartite summit with the host leader. During the three-day summit from Monday, presidents Felipe Nyusi of Mozambique, Peter Mutharika (Malawi) and Edgar Lungu would discuss transport, energy and the Mozambican refugees in Malawi.

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  913. APPOINTMENT: TFF names Alfred Lucas new information and communications officer to fill the gap left by Baraka Kizuguto who has been assigned to other duties.

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  914. BUDGET MEETING: Parliamentarians approve 2016/17 spending plans of Prime Minister's Office Wednesday in Dodoma.

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  915. SUGAR BAN LIFTED: PM Kassim Majaliwa tells Parliament in Dodoma that govt has imported some sugar after confirming that there's a shortage in the country.

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  916. KITILYA CASE: Kisutu Court Wednesday drops money laundering count against former Taxman Harry Kitilya and 2 ex-Stanbic officials. Defence lawyers pray for bail.

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  917. AGE FABRICATION: 30 national team players below 17 under TFF supervision undergoing MRI scan at Muhimbili Hospital in Dar es Salaam to ascertain their age.

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  918. RAS SWEARING-IN CEREMONY: President Dr John Magufuli Wednesday swears-in 10 regional administrative secretaries at State House in Dar es Salaam.

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  919. SILVA 'OUT': Man City's David Silva is a major doubt for his side's UEFA League semi-final 2nd leg at Real Madrid due to a hamstring injury, his club confirm.

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  920. PANYA ROAD: 18 suspected members of Panya Road gang arrested for allegedly rampaging parts of Temeke District, Police Commander Gilles Muroto says Wednesday.

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  921. BUNGE Q&A SESSION: PM Kassim Majaliwa says govt will return firearms seized from wananchi during Operation Tokomeza after vetting.

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  922. BUNGE Q&A SESSION: Speaker Job Ndugai adjourns Bunge for 30 minutes after house’s microphones system breakdown.

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  923. TIC BOSS FIRED: President Magufuli revokes the appointment of TIC boss Julieth Kairuki for various reasons, including not taking salary since April 2013 to date.

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  924. MBEYA KILLINGS: 3 suspected thugs killed in a fire exchange between them and police in Chunya, Mbeya regional acting police boss Butusyo Mwambelo confirms.

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  925. FLOODS IN KENYA: 7 people have been killed, dozens are trapped after a seven-storey building collapsed in heavy rain, in Nairobi. Rescue is underway, police say

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  926. PLANE MISHAP: Passengers traveling from Mwanza escape death after the plane they were flying with missed the runway when landing at Bukoba Airport. More to follow.

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  927. FIRE ACCIDENT: The Catholic Sub-Parish of Nyarwele in Kayanga Diocese in Kagera burnt to ashes. The cause of the fire still unknown, Fr. Novatus Rutahiwa says.

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  928. DAR STRIKE: Pepsi workers in Dar go on strike demanding employment contracts and salary increment; police are already at the scene, more to follow.

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  929. MWANZA FRAUD: Police in Misungwi have arrested Martin John for impersonating a security officer, attempting to con Sh2 mil from traditional healers.

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  930. BUNGE Q&A: Transport Deputy Minister Edwin Ngonyani says govt is contemplating on a rule to ban “Super Single” tyres allegedly destructing the country’s roads.

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  931. SNURA SAGA: Ministry of Information bans Snura's Chura song because it is unethical; she is to remove it from you-tube; no one is allowed to spread it

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  932. KIGOMA SUICIDE: A teacher at Buzebazeba Primary School in Kigoma, Victoria Wiso, commits suicide in her home, the cause still unknown, police have confirmed.

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  933. BAGAZA DIES: Former Burundi President J. Bagaza has died in Belgium where he was receiving treatment. He ruled Burundi between 1976-1987, Burundi government say.

    JB Julius Bett
  934. K'NJARO ACCIDENT: Six people injured Thursday as a Chakito bus from Dar to Arusha collides with a lorry at Shirimatunda ward in Moshi, police confirm.

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  935. BUNGENI DODOMA: Mbunge wa UKonga (Chadema), Mwita Waitara atolewa bungeni jioni hii baada ya kutaka kumvamia Mbunge wa Kasulu Vijijini (CCM) Augustine Holle.

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  936. SUGAR SAGA: TRA distributes to 21 public institutions over 5,000 bags of sugar smuggled from Brazil. Cargo was seized in Kilwa in February.

    JB Julius Bett
  937. SUGAR SAGA UPDATE: Dar trader arrested in suspicion of hoarding seized 4 tonnes of sugar. A local leader held allegedly for being bribed with a bag of sugar.

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  938. BUDGET SESSION: Defence and Security Minister Hussein Mwinyi tables his budget requesting Bunge to approve Sh1.73trn; expenditure Sh1.48trn, development Sh248bn

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  939. NYERERE BRIDGE: Govt announces user fees for Nyerere Bridge which are expected to start Saturday; bicycles Sh300, motorcycles Sh600 and saloon cars Sh1,500.

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  940. BUNGE SESSION: Members of Parliament Tuesday approve Ilala MP, Mussa Azzan Zungu, as new chairman of the National Assembly.

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  941. NEWCASTLE, NORWICH RELEGATED: Newcastle United and Norwich City have been relegated from EPL following Sunderland’s 3-0 win over Everton at the Stadium of Light

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  942. KINYAMBE IS NO MORE: Comedian Mohamed “Kinyambe” Abdallah has died at Mbeya Regional Hospital early Thursday, Vituko Show Group confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  943. LAWMAKERS QUIT: At least 53 Ukawa women MPs withdraw from Tanzania Women Parliamentary Group Thursday protesting use of abusive language against them in Bunge.

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  944. SUGAR SAGA: Arusha Police are holding nine people for allegedly over-pricing sugar, RPC Charles Mkumbo says Thursday. Cap price per kilo is Sh1,800.Chat Conversation End

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  945. SUGAR SAGA: Former CUF chair Prof Lipumba criticizes govt on sugar importation ban that caused an unnecessary shortage as local supply does not meet demand.

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  946. NEW AZAM COACHES: Head coach Zebenzui Hernandez and assistant Jonas Garcia from Spain arrive in Dar to replace Stewart Hall, Mario Marinica respectively at Azam FC technical bench.

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  947. DART: Dar residents are not pleased with the city's new bus system; naming bus arrival delays and an ineffective ticketing system as two of their main concerns.

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  948. Mwanza Riot: Magu residents block Mwanza-Musoma road after two pupils were knocked down by a car, police are following up in the case.

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  949. DR Congo Trial: New hearing in the case of DR Congo opposition figure Moise Katumbi, the leading rival to President Joseph Kabila. Mr Katumbi has been accused of hiring mercenaries in a high-profile case that has drawn criticism from abroad, including France and Britain.

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  950. Dodoma: Bunge postponed till 4pm to allow Standing Orders Committee to assess opposition’s speech to be presented by Godbless Lema.

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  951. Polls Case: Momba MP David Silinde (Chadema) wins election case filed against him by Dr Luca Siame (CCM) at High Court in Mbeya Zone.

    JB Julius Bett
  952. Cement Smuggling: Arusha cement factory director Mohammed Gahel has urged the government to work to prevent the smuggling of cement across the country's borders.

    JB Julius Bett
  953. Bunge: Opposition refuses to present Home Affairs Ministry speech as Bunge Chair, M. Zungu orders removal of statements violating House standing rules.

    JB Julius Bett
  954. Libya: The US, Italy and Libya's friends and neighbours agreed Monday to arm the war-torn country's fledgling unity government to fight the Islamic State threat.

    JB Julius Bett
  955. POLLS CASE: Kigoma South MP Hasna Mwilima (CCM) wins election case filed against her by NCCR-Mageuzi’ David Kafulila at High Court in Tabora Zone.

    JB Julius Bett
  956. Factory Closure: TRA, TFDA and NEMC officers close a suspected unregistered fish processing factory in Gerezani, Dar for pollution and failing to pay taxes.

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  957. Bunge Session: Works, Transport and Communication minister Makame Mbarawa tables revenue, expenditure estimations and pleads for authorisation of Sh4.9trillion for FY 2016/2017.

    JB Julius Bett
  958. Accident: Many feared injured after a daladala overturned near Airport on Nyerere Road this afternoon.

    Photo: Rajabu Athumani

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  959. Dar es Salaam. The Benjamin W. Mkapa Foundation (BMF) has raised Sh1.17 billion during its recent fundraising campaign. The money- collected from various partners-will be spent on health care.

    JB Julius Bett
  960. Iramba. Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Mwigulu Nchemba has donated building material worth Sh57 million for the construction of a dormitory for girls.

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  961. Dar Blaze: Fire destroys Dar Girls Islamic Secondary School in Ilala Bungoni Tuesday night, police have confirmed today. Cause and damage are yet to be established.

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  962. Dakawa Rape Update: Six men arraigned at Morogoro District Court Wednesday for allegedly raping a 21-year old woman in Dakawa and posting the footage on social media.

    JB Julius Bett
  963. Stewart Quits: Azam FC officially terminates contract with head coach Stewart Hall which both sides agreed to, club officials announce Wednesday.

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  964. Sugar Saga: Officials from the trade department in Ilemela District have seized 700 kilograms of sugar that was hoarded by two business persons in their respective warehouses.

    JB Julius Bett
  965. Photo of the Day: Students at Litingi Primary School in Lindi in an outdoor make-shift classroom. The school has one classroom and other students are taught under trees.

    Photo by Haika Obeng

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  966. Ambassador Dies: Oman consular general to Zanzibar Ali Abdalah Rashid dies Wednesday at Zanzibar hospital while receiving treatment, Minister Aboud Mohamed confirms.

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  967. FA Cup Final: Federation Cup final clash between Azam FC and Yanga will take place next Wednesday instead of June 11, TFF announces today.

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  968. Mwanza Deadly Attack: Unknown people storm Ramadhan mosque in Mkolani, killing 3 people, injuring 1 Wednesday night, Police confirm. More details to follow.

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  969. Uganda: Uganda's opposition Forum for Democratic Change presidential candidate Kizza Besigye (left) is led by warders to the court cells after he was charged with treason at Nakawa Magistrate’s Court in Kampala may 18, 2016. ABUBAKER LUBOWA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

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  970. Dar es Salaam. Tanzania joins the rest of the world in commemorating the World Metrology tomorrow amid a serious challenge over use of quality measurements in construction, industries and health.

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  971. EgyptAir said wreckage from its passenger plane that crashed into the Mediterranean on Thursday with 66 people on board has been found.

    "The Egyptian Ministry of Civil Aviation has just received an official letter from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs that confirms the finding of wreckage of the missing aircraft No. MS 804," it said in English on its Twitter account.

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  972. Dodoma. The Opposition yesterday accused G8 members of arm-twisting the government into establishment of the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT).

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  973. Arusha: A large tree at Arusha Central Police Station falls on houses injuring some people and damaging cars, police to update soon.

    JB Julius Bett
  974. Kenya's troops threat: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta threatens to withdraw peacekeeping troops from Somalia if the international community does not plug funding gaps for the operation.

    JB Julius Bett
  975. Zanzibar: CUF to sue Home Affairs Minister and IGP for not arresting law breakers including mazombi during election, CUF D/General Secretary, Nassor Mazrui says

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  976. Ghost workers: Dar RC, Paul Makonda wants Dar banks to help the government close ghost workers’ accounts, identify depositors and withdrawers of the money.

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  977. Dodoma: The Government has set aside Sh5 billion in the next financial year for establishment of the National Compensation Fund, the minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development, Mr William Lukuvi, has said.

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  978. Dodoma: The question that got Minister Charles Kitwanga fired concerning police and prisons houses has been answered today by Home Affairs D/Minister Hamad Masauni.

    JB Julius Bett
  979. South African: prosecutors to announce at a press conference if they will reinstate almost 800 corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma, already weakened by a number of scandals.

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  980. Mwanza Killings: Gunmen shoot dead a chairman of Bulale Street, Alphonce Nyinzi also injuring one woman, police confirm.

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  981. Boat sinks in Nyasa: About 12 people are feared dead after a boat traveling from Mbaba Bay to Malawi sunk in Lake Nyasa, police are following up.

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  982. Appointment: Zanzibar President Dr. Mohammed Shein appoints 2 regional commissioners and 6 District Commissioners who are expected to be sworn in tomorrow.

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  983. Court ruling: Misungwi District Court Monday sentences a Butimba resident, Emmanuel Sosperta (26), to 30 years in jail after finding him guilty of armed robbery.

    JB Julius Bett
  984. Musoma. The elderly citizens of Suguti Village in Musoma Region are still facing challenges in accessing services free of charge at public health facilities despite the much-touted policy to that effect.

    JB Julius Bett
  985. Pangani: Construction of the 242 kilometre highway linking Tanga City to Bagamoyo town will commence during the next financial year.

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  986. Mwanza: Two police officers are being held at the central police station for recklessly firing guns on Sunday night while on patrol along Bugarika Street in Pamba Ward.

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  987. Mwanza: Teacher Rose Haji, from the information advisory board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), awarding prizes to students with disabilities at Matindo Primary school in Misungwi Mwanza.

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  988. Anti-corruption mobile service: Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan has today launched an information sharing campaign against corrupt practices, whereby members of the public are urged to send an SMS to no. 113. Cell phone service providers, Vodacom, Tigo, Airtel, Zantel and Halotel will be working in cooperation with the Prevention and Combating of Crime Bureau (PCCB) to provide the new service.

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  989. Kilombero: Kilombero Valley Teak Company Ltd (KVTC) has planted 640 hectors of teak trees for villagers bordering the company. The corporation wants Kilombero residents to not only have food crops, but also have alternative yields for business.

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  990. Dodoma: Former Prime Minister John Malecela has urged farmers in the region to cultivate drought resistant crops like millet. The region has experienced food shortage almost every year as farmers insist on cultivating crops like maize and beans which parish during draughts.

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  991. Uganda: The Ugandan government has threatened to use military force against the Democratic Republic of Congo forces over attacks on its citizens. The threat came three days after Congolese soldiers entered Uganda’s territory on Lake Albert and shot four police marines while they were patrolling the border.

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  992. South Africa: Retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu's daughter has been forced to give up her duties as a priest in South Africa's Anglican church after she married a woman, she told AFP on Tuesday.

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  993. TALIBAN NEW LEADER: Afghan Taliban names Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada as new leader following death of Mullah Mansour in drone strike.

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  994. TEACHERS MOTIVATION: Education minister Prof Ndalichako says govt is planning to reward outstanding standard 1 and 2 teachers whose classes perform well.

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  995. DONE DEAL: Ajax Amsterdam appoint Dutchman Peter Bosz as their new manager on a 3year deal, replacing Frank de Boer.

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  996. Dar es Salaam: Tanzania’s mortgage market is the weakest in the East African Community (EAC), according to a report. Property experts have pinpointed high interest rates on housing loans, short duration on credit repayment and the lack of a sound regulatory framework to guide investors as obstacles.

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  997. Yanga Transport Costs: Talk underway between Yanga and govt over club’s plea to use public owned plane to cut costs during CAF’s away matches, Jerry Muro confirms.

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  998. OUT gets New Chancellor: President John Magufuli Wednesday appoints former Premier Mizengo Pinda as new Chancellor of the Open University of Tanzania. He will be replacing Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro.

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  999. COURT RULING: Ilala District Court Wednesday sentences a Magomeni Businessman, Hamidu Ally (27), to life in prison after finding him guilty of armed robbery.

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  1000. Kenya: Kenyan opposition coalition Cord has temporarily suspended demonstrations next Monday to give peace a chance, Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama has said.Kenya's opposition Cord coalition members Johnstone Muthama (left) and James Orengo address the media at their Capitol Hill office in Nairobi on May 19, 2016.

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  1001. Business Licence: Fishery officers holding 5,000 chicks, fish eggs consignment at Dar Airport for allegedly brought in the country from Malawi illegally.

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  1002. Education Budget: Education Minister Ndalichako asks Bunge in Dodoma to endorse Sh1.4trn to enable her ministry to implement its plans in fiscal year 2016/17.

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  1003. Mwanza: Residents at Bugarika Street in Pamba ward have appealed to the authority to construct a police post in the wake of a rise of crime in the area.


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  1004. Dodoma: The government has set aside Sh1.4 billion for the construction of a Regional Hospital in the new region of Katavi during the next financial year.

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  1005. Seized Drugs Burnt: Tanga High Court Thursday destroys 48.3 Kg of Heroin worth Sh2.4b Seized at Kabuku in Handeni District in 2010.

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  1006. BOAT CAPSIZES IN DAR: 5 people die as a fishing boat capsizes at Magogoni Creek, Dar es Salaam Friday night, police confirm. Efforts to rescue bodies continue

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  1007. DAR MOB JUSTICE: Armed man killed Saturday by enraged wananchi at Buguruni; one escapes. Police say the duo was suspected bandits. 2 pistols found at the scene.

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  1008. Environmental concern: World Heritage sites in Uganda and Tanzania — and the tourism earnings they generate — are under growing threat from climate change, the United Nations has reported.


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  1009. Pamba Dies: Former member of Simba executive committee under Rage’s administration, Saidi Pamba dies in Dar and he will be laid to rest tomorrow, Swed Mkwabi says.

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  1010. Mara: Butiama district medical officer Archard Rwezaura has suspended a doctor at the district hospital for alleged negligence that caused the death of a four year-old-child.

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  1011. MPs Walk Out: Opposition MPs walk out of debating chamber to protest swearing in of five new CCM representatives from Zanzibar.

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  1012. Bunge: The Deputy Speaker has summoned steering committee to delibete on MPs move to pressure for a debate on Udom students who have been sent home

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  1013. Dar Rapid Transit: Udart says 34 Udart buses have been knocked since the project started 2 weeks ago; each bus will cost Sh2-3million for maintenance.

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  1014. Geita: Two government officials have been sentenced to six year jail terms each after they were found guilty of forgery causing Geita district council to incur a loss of Sh12.4 million.

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  1015. Appointment: President John Magufuli Monday appoints Judge Shaban Ally Lila new Court of Appeal Judge, State House says.

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  1016. Makinda Appointment: President John Magufuli picks former Bunge Speaker Anne Makinda as new National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) Board chair, Ikulu confirms Monday.

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  1017. Appointment: Pesident John Magufuli Monday appoints Prof Apollinaria Pereka new Dar es Salaam Institute of Technology (DIT) Board chair.

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  1018. Bunge: Deputy Speaker, Dr Tulia Akson has thrown out of Parliament opposition MPs who were adamant that the government table a statement on the exclusion of over 7,000 University of Dodoma students. The MPs had just resumed for the evening session at 4pm.

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  1019. Councillor Held: Police in Morogoro hold Mtibwa councillor Lucas Edward (38) for allegedly rapping 14-years old, RPC Ulrich Matei says Monday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1020. MPs Walk Out: In a repeat of yesterday's Bunge protest incident, Opposition MPs walk out of debating chamber to protest swearing in of a new CCM representative from Zanzibar.

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  1021. Arusha: The UNESCO International Conference, Safeguarding African World Heltage in Arusha takes place today. The Prime Minister will officially address the conference.

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  1022. Award For Producers: President John Magufuli awards Tanzanian manufacturers at the Serena Hotel in Dar es Salaam. He says he will make sure they are represented and their interests are defended.

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  1023. Photo of the Day: Kasulu Urban MP Daniel Nswanzingwanko (CCM) seated in Parliament while the 33 budgetary session is in progress this morning. However, seats used by Opposition MPs are seen unoccupied after they walked out during a question and answer session presided over by the Deputy Speaker, Dr Tulia Ackson.

    Photo by Edwin Mjwahuzi.

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  1024. Bunge: Shadow minister for Foreign Affairs, Rev Peter Msigwa has advised the government to immediately formulate a diaspora policy to enable the country to benefit from its people living abroad.

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  1025. Tanga Deadly Attack: Unknown men with machetes kill 8 people Monday night before escaping to hide in the forest and Amboni carves, Tanga, RPC Leonard Paul announces.

    JB Julius Bett
  1026. University Student Strike: University of dar es Salaam students hold a protest at the main campus to pressure the Loan Board to release funds for food and accommodation.

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  1027. Nairobi: Kenya's opposition coalition Cord leaders Raila Odinga and Moses Wetang’ula are meeting President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President Ruto at State House in Nairobi.

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  1028. Singida: Police have arrested a 46-year old man (name withheld) for allegedly stabbing Joseph Simon to death after a conflict in a local bar.Singida Regional Police Commander Thobias Sedoyeka confirmed the death.

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  1029. Diplomacy: The government plans to open embassies in Qatar, South Korea, Namibia, Turkey and Israel in the next financial year depending on the financial position, according to the Foreign Affairs deputy minister, Dr Susan Kolimba

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  1030. MPs' WALK OUT: Opposition MPs have walked out of debating chamber-bin continuation of their stand to snub deputy speaker Dr Tulia Ackson

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  1031. BUNGE SESSION: Finance Minister Philip Mpango tables the revenue and expenditure estimates in Dodoma. Pleads for authorization of Sh9.5trn for the Financial Year 2016/17.

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  1032. The government has tabled a bill in the Parliament to enact a law which will establish a High Court Division dealing with grand corruption and economic sabotage

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  1033. A person who impregnate, marry or assist someone to marry a pupil will be liable to 30 years jail term if the new bill proposed by the government is approved into law

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  1034. BUNGE: Oposition spokesperson for the finance ministry, Mr David Silinde, has refused to read an alternative budget speech in protest of the way Deputy Speaker has been treating the opposition

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  1035. BUNGE SESSION: Bariadi MP, Andrew Chenge, has rallies fellow MPs to draft and table amendments to the procurement law after the government dragged its feets

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  1036. SOCIAL SECURITY DEBTS: Finance Deputy Minister, Dr Ashatu Kijaji has told the Parliament the government will remit all the money it owes social security funds as deductions of its workers contributions before the end of this financial year

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  1037. BUNGE SESSION: Finance Minister Dr Philip Mpango commits before Parliament that he will consider relocating fund to help CAG if they will get stuck on the way. The relocation would be done during Mid-year review in December if need be

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  1038. >>>Govt says it will submit microfinance bill in the next Bunge sitting to regulate the sector. The law aims at regulating Small financial institutions like Vicoba, Saccos etc.

    Tanzania Association of Microfinance Institutions (Tamfi) has been demanding the law to supervise the small lenders which cover many entrepreneurs.

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  1039. Dodoma. Double taxation of business persons who import goods through Zanzibar will end only after the Zanzibar government agrees to use the taxation system used by the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA).

    JB Julius Bett
  1040. Third Day of Bunge Protests: Dr Tulia has said she will not be deterred in her work and told the opposition MPs to appeal decisions they feel have aggrieved them. The Opposition has handed their petition against DrTulia last night.

    JB Julius Bett
  1041. Cameroon fights bird flu: Cameroonian authorities seize tons of grilled chicken from vendors in several markets in the capital Yaoundé in the fight against bird flu.

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  1042. New Varsity Library: President John Magufuli has today laid a foundation stone for the construction of a new University of Dar es Salaam library building under sponsorship of the Chinese government.

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  1043. Evictions: Small scale businesses owners in Bukoba Municipality go head to head with local leaders after being forcefully removal several parts of the area.

    Photo by Bashaya Phinias

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  1044. Evictions: Small scale businesses owners in Bukoba Municipality continue with the construction of kiosks in Miembeni after being forcefully removed from their trade areas.

    Photo by Bashaya Phinias

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  1045. There are too many students graduating from university with good qualifications but end up jobless, if you were in my position, what would you do?"

    President Magufuli University of Dar es Salaam ceremony

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  1046. UDOM Student Saga: President Magufuli says government is looking at a list of qualified expelled UDOM Diploma students to attach them to other higher institutes.

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  1047. Bunge Boycott: Opposition members continue with boycott of parliamentary sessions chaired by deputy speaker, Dr Tulia Ackson. This is day for of the Oppositions MPs strike.

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  1048. The third phase of the rural electrification programme will focus on connecting power to social amenities such as water pumps, health facilities."

    Energy and Minerals Deputy Minister, Medard Kalemani

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  1049. Suspension of MPs: ACT Secretary Ado Shaibu says Opposition Parties will jointly demonstrate countrywide due to suspension of 7 MPs.

    JB Julius Bett
  1050. Lusaka: Nine candidates have lined up to challenge Zambian President Edgar Lungu in the August 11 General Election.

    JB Julius Bett
  1051. MUHAMMAD ALI DIES: Former world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali dies at the age of 74 in the US, his family says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1052. ARUMERU DEMOLITION: Arumeru DC Wilson Nkumbaku orders people who built at Kiranyi water source to demolish their houses.

    JB Julius Bett
  1053. Inglewood, Calif: Dominick Cruz finally has the last word in his longstanding rivalry with Urijah Faber. The UFC bantamweight champ used his trademark stick-and-move style to largely elude Faber and landed a variety of significant strikes to win a unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45 and 49-46) at UFC 199 at The Forum.

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  1054. Mwanza shoot out: Police kill three gunmen, three officers hurt during confrontation lasting over 8 hours in Mkolani caves, according to RPC Ahmed Msangi.

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  1055. New CUF Chair: CUF acting deputy secretary general (mainland), Shaweji Mketo says new national chairperson of the party to be elected on August 21.

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  1056. Angola: Twelve Angolan lawyers have challenged the appointment of President José Eduardo dos Santos's daughter Isabel as a director of the state-owned oil firm Sonangol.


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  1057. Lady Jay Dee hits Dodoma: Singing sensation, Lady Jay Dee performing for MPs and fans in Dodoma at the Royal Village Hall last night . Photo by Edwin Mjwahuzi

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  1058. Buhari is unwell: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is sick. The President commences a 10-day vacation Monday to seek further medical attention in the UK.

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  1059. Cholera Outbreak: Govt spent Sh900m to curb cholera outbreak countrywide from November to date, Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu urges people to take precaution.

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  1060. Anti Poaching Drive: The government has arrested a total six poaching financiers and is pursuing eight others, according to Natural Resources and Tourism minister, Prof Jumanne Maghembe.

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  1061. Water: Members from 16 African and Asian nations meet in Dar to discuss how to conserve the environment to save water sources, Dk. M. Ulisubisya says.

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  1062. Dodoma: Minister of Information, Culture , Arts and Sports , Nape Nnauye he presenting a resolution to ratify an international treaty to control the use of performance enhancing in sports.

    Photo by Edwin Mjwahuzi

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  1063. CHADEMA Rallies: CCM to hold rallies across the country to counter Chadema's criticism of Magufuli’s govt, party’s spokesman Ole Sendeka announces.

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  1064. Leak: More than 300,000 Algerian students will have to resit their final exams next week after seven were leaked online, the education minister said on June 6, 2016.

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  1065. CHADEMA Rally Banned: Police ban Chadema public rally planned for today in Kahama Town, Shinyanga Region, party information Officer Tumaini Makene confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1066. CHADEMA Rally Update: Police block wananchi heading to the CDT grounds in Kahama Town where Chadema public rally was expected to take place today.

    JB Julius Bett
  1067. CHADEMA Rally Updates: Riot police use tear gas to disperse wananchi gathering for Chadema banned public rally at the CDT grounds in Kahama Town, Shinyanga Region.

    JB Julius Bett
  1068. NEC Cash: President Magufuli Tuesday receives a cheque for Sh12bn saved by the National Electoral Commission during last October General elections.

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  1069. COURT RULING: Mbeya High Court sentences a South Africa man Vuyo Jack to 25-years in jail and fines him Sh3bn for trafficking 45kg of heroin and cocaine worth Sh1bn

    JB Julius Bett
  1070. KESHI DIES: Former Nigerian national team Super Eagle captain and coach Stephen Keshi passed away Wednesday morning at the age of 54 in Benin City, Edo state.

    JB Julius Bett
  1071. ZITTO AT CENTRAL POLICE: Kigoma Urban MP Zitto Kabwe (ACT-Wazalendo) arrives at Dar es Salaam Central Police Station for interrogation. More details to follow.

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  1072. CYBER CRIME: Arusha Court sentences Isaac Emily to 3yrs in jail or pay a Sh7m fine for insulting President Magufuli thru Facebook. Emily agrees to pay the fine.

    JB Julius Bett
  1073. CHADEMA LEADERS ARRAIGNED: 22 Chadema leaders charged at Kahama District Court Wednesday for allegedly holding illegal assembly. Charges denied.

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  1074. BUDGET 2016/17: A total of Sh4.8 trillion (22.1%) of the Budget has been allocated to the ministry of Education for free education, food, books etc #BudgetTz16

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  1075. BUDGET 2016/17: The government has set aside Sh59 billion, being the fulfilment of its promise of disbursing Sh50 million to every village. #BudgetiTz16

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  1076. BUDGET 2016/17: Tax on cold drinks (except bottled water) has gone up to Sh58 from Sh55 per litre #BudgetTz16

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  1077. BUDGET 2016/17: Car registration tax has gone up to Sh250,000 from Sh150,000, motorcycles to Sh95,000 from Sh45,000.#BudgetTz16

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  1078. BUDGET 2016/17: A total of Sh4.8 trillion (22.1%) of the Budget has been allocated to the ministry of Education for free education, food, books etc #BudgetTz16

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  1079. Budget 2016/17: Distributors of sugar from local factories will pay up to 25 per cent by 2018/19 #BudgetTz16

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  1080. Budget 2016/17: No tax reductions of road tolls petrol and petroleum products #BudgetTz16

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  1081. Budget 2016/17 Tax deductions for the armed forces and security personnel will be scrapped, they will be given allowances to purchase what they need. #BudgetTZ16

    JB Julius Bett
  1082. Budget 2016/17: Government aims at collecting domestic revenue of Sh18.4 trillion approximately 62.5 per cent of the budget. #BudgetTZ16

    JB Julius Bett
  1083. “The main objective of aid is to support a nation in implementing projects but on the other hand aid slows down development.”- Mpango #BudgetTZ16

    JB Julius Bett
  1084. “The government will push harder for the use of EFD machines so that every businessperson gives out receipts to each citizen who makes a purchase”-Mpango#BudgetTZ16

    JB Julius Bett
  1085. MBEYA GHOST WORKERS: Mbeya has unveiled 170 ghost workers, who have caused a Sh773.8m loss, borrowing Sh481m from banks, says RC Amos Makalla.

    JB Julius Bett
  1086. ACCIDENT IN TABORA: Kisbo Bus from Mwanza to Dar gets accident at Igunga, Tabora, today, no death, casualties have been rushed to Igunga District Hospital.

    JB Julius Bett
  1087. MPs WALK OUT: Opposition MPs walk out of debating chamber for the Ninths day as they continue their protest on Bunge meeting chaired by Deputy Speaker Ackson.

    JB Julius Bett
  1088. KILLINGS IN DODOMA: Man beheads his wife at Chilolo Village in Dodoma during the night, Councillor, Christine Mulugu confirms

    JB Julius Bett
  1089. MPs Walk Out: Opposition MPs walk out of debating chamber for the Ninths day as they continue their protest on Bunge meeting chaired by Deputy Speaker Ackson.

    JB Julius Bett
  1090. Killing in Dodoma: Man beheads his wife at Chilolo Village in Dodoma last night, Councillor, Christine Mulugu confirms

    JB Julius Bett
  1091. Lagos: Nigeria's military has killed at least 17 supporters of Biafran independence, according to Amnesty International. The rights group called on Nigeria's government to investigate the deaths in the south-eastern city of Onitsha last month

    JB Julius Bett
  1092. JPM APPOINTMENT: President John Magufuli appoints Mwigulu Nchemba as Minister for Home affairs, Charles Tizeba appointed to be the minister for Agriculture

    JB Julius Bett
  1093. Chalinze . Members of the savings and loans association of teachers in Bagamoyo, Coast Region threatened to override the leadership of their union due to his poor job performance.

    JB Julius Bett
  1094. Medeye Defects to UDP: Chadema’s cadre and former Arumeru West MP, Goodluck Ole Medeye has left Chadema for UDP, saying the party exercises true democracy.

    JB Julius Bett
  1095. ACT Debate Banned: Dar police ban the budget debate organised by ACT Wazalendo scheduled to take place today, no specific reasons for the cancellation.

    JB Julius Bett
  1096. Tanga. At least 245 young people stand to secure jobs for the construction of oil handling facilities at Tanga Port.

    JB Julius Bett
  1097. MPs Walk Out: Opposition MPs walk out of debating chamber for the third week as they continue their protest on Bunge meeting chaired by Deputy Speaker Ackson.

    JB Julius Bett
  1098. DAR Rapid Transit: Udart drivers boycott against Sh 400,000 salary instead of Sh800,000 as agreed with the Udart management.

    JB Julius Bett
  1099. Ministers Sword in: President John Magufuli swears in Home Affairs Minister Mwigulu Nchemba and Agriculture Minister Charles Tizeba at State House.

    JB Julius Bett
  1100. Lipumba to Rejoin CUF: Prof Ibrahim Lipumba cancels his decision to quit CUF chairmanship; he writes to CUF Secretary General asking to retain former position.

    JB Julius Bett
  1101. Human Trafficking: 5 people including 3 foreigners arrested in Dar allegedly for human trafficking to Arab countries, Dar immigration officer John Msumule says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1102. Dar Blaze: Fire destroys a building at the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial College in Kigamboni Monday, cause and loss yet to be established. Firefighters at the scene.

    JB Julius Bett
  1103. Arusha. A project aimed at reduction of preventable blindness will be launched in Morogoro Region through the support of HelpAge International, a global humanitarian organisation with a regional office in Nairobi and Sightsavers Tanzania.

    JB Julius Bett
  1104. Juba: South Sudan High Court Monday sentenced at least 16 government officials to life in prison for embezzling public funds. The officials reportedly occasioned the loss of more than $14 million from the Office of the President.


    JB Julius Bett
  1105. Dar es Salaam. Stanbic Bank Tanzania has announced the winner of its Deposit and Win campaign for the month of May.


    JB Julius Bett
  1106. Global Nutrition Report launch: The Global Nutrition Report 2016 to be launched at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi. The report highlights progress in combating malnutrition and identifies gaps and proposes ways to fill them.

    JB Julius Bett
  1107. Intellectual Festival: National discussion is needed on the failure to get new Katiba, says ex-president Mkapa at 8th Mwalimu Nyerere Intellectual Festival in UDSM.

    JB Julius Bett
  1108. Itigi. Minister for works, transport and communications Professor Makame Mbarawa has authority in the region to arrest and arraigned people who have damaged parts of the Dodoma-Singida highway.

    JB Julius Bett
  1109. Sugar Saga: Mbeya to receive 1130 tonnes of sugar from Malawi to reduce the shortage of sugar now experienced across the country, RC Amos Makalla says Wednesday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1110. CAF Confederation Cup: Yanga’s Group B opponent Medeama FC from Ghana is likely to withdraw due to lack of funding, club’s manager Bejamin Kessie says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1111. EPL 2016/17: EPL champs Leicester will begin their title defence at Hull August 13; Arsenal v Liverpool, Man U v B'mouth, Chelsea v WHU, Man City v Sunderland

    JB Julius Bett
  1112. Election Case: Ukonga Member of Parliament Mwita Mwikabe (Chadema) Wednesday wins election case filed against him by CCM's Jerry Silaa at High Court in Dar.

    JB Julius Bett
  1113. Rallies Case Update: Opposition Chadema party Wednesday refiles a case in Mwanza division high court to challenge a police ban on political rallies.

    JB Julius Bett
  1114. TPA New Chair: President Magufuli Wednesday picks Professor Ignas Rubaratuka as new Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) Board chairperson.

    JB Julius Bett
  1115. Kibaha. Muslim Community leaders in Kibaha talk lead a training workshop on matrimonial law, property and benefits. This meeting comes after the increase in conflicts during separations and divorce in the community.

    JB Julius Bett
  1116. Day of the African Child: Pupils at Levolosi primary school in Levolosi Ward, Arusha celebrate the Day of the African child.

    JB Julius Bett
  1117. EURO 2016 Results: 2nd half goals from substitutes Jamie Vardy and Daniel Sturridge give England a 2-1 victory over Wales. Gareth Bale nets for Wales in 1st half

    JB Julius Bett
  1118. Mtwara. Mtwara Regional Commissioner , Halima Dendego with the council mayors of Tandahimba as they deliberate on the arrest of officials who embezzled road building funds.

    JB Julius Bett
  1119. Lawmakers Suspended: Bunge suspends Chadema special seat MPs Suzan Lymo for 5 sessions and Anatropia Theones for 3 for allegedly lying in Parliament.

    JB Julius Bett
  1120. Lipumba to rejoin CUF: Chairman of CUF Executive Committee says Prof Lipumba has no right to retract his resignation in order to retain his former position.

    JB Julius Bett
  1121. Mozambique: President Filipe Nyusi has agreed to the opposition demand to involve mediators to resolve the country’s political crisis. President Nyusi Thursday also said it was important for the ruling Frelimo and the opposition Renamo parties to dialogue towards peace and development of Mozambique.

    JB Julius Bett
  1122. DONE DEAL: Zambian soccer player Obrey 'Cholo' Chirwa signs a 2-year pact with Yanga Friday night in Dar, club officials confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1123. SERENGETI ELEPHANTS: Herds of elephants storm 3 villages in Serengeti, killing one person and causing massive destruction on crops, DC Maftah Ally says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1124. MPs WALK OUT: Opposition MPs seal their mouths with tape and walked out of debating chamber in continuation of their protest over Deputy Speaker, Dr Tulia Ackson.

    JB Julius Bett
  1125. Dar es Salaam: President Magufuli and all political leaders, RCs and DCs will be taxed from their gratuity, Finance Minister Dr Mpango says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1126. Court Ruling: Ilala District Court sentences a Dar resident, Siasa R. Mwinyi (40), to life in prison after finding him guilty of sodomising a 9-year old child.

    JB Julius Bett
  1127. Arusha: The African Union Advisory Board on Corruption (AUABC) has cautioned against the recent dossier on the Panama Papers and Offshore Leaks, saying individuals mentioned to be behind questionable off-shore accounts should be considered innocent until they are thoroughly investigated.

    JB Julius Bett
  1128. TZ stance: The government plans to continue advocating for Palestinians despite opening its embassy in Israel, Foreign Affairs Dep. Minister Suzan Kolimba says in Bunge.

    JB Julius Bett
  1129. Kenya: Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has questioned the decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to allow Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto, to remain free as their cases proceeded.

    JB Julius Bett
  1130. Dar es Salaam: Muhimbili Hospital will provide food to patients from July 1, relatives shouldn't bring it to the facility, says Head of Communications A. Aligaesha.

    JB Julius Bett
  1131. Chinese Men Nabbed: Two Chinese nationals arrested Tuesday for illegal possession of about 107 betting machines in Lindi Town, police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1132. Bullets seized: Police seize 853 bullets hidden in a jerry can along Ngerengere River in Kihonda, Morogoro, acting RPC Leonce Rwegasira confirms Tuesday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1133. CHADEMA Rallies Case: Chadema submits plea to Mwanza High Court to file a case against police ban on party's rallies, hours after the earlier plea was dropped.

    JB Julius Bett
  1134. New TSN Boss: President John Magufuli Tuesday appoints Dr Jim James Yonazi as new Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited Managing Editor, State House says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1135. ZIKA VIRUS SCARE: Golfer Rory McIlroy Wednesday announces that he will not compete for Ireland at the Rio Olympics this summer over the threat of the Zika virus.

    JB Julius Bett
  1136. KAGERA DEADLY CRASH: Three Rwandans killed as their tanker traveling to Rwanda overturns before catching fire at Rusumo boarder in Ngara, Kagera police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1137. MWANGOSI CASE: Iringa High Court finds police officer Pacificus Cleophase with a case to answer in a murder case of Channel Ten photo-journalist Daudi Mwangosi

    JB Julius Bett
  1138. Election Report: NEC Chairman Judge Damian Lubuva submits October 25th 2015 s' Tanzania General Election report to President Magufuli today at State House in Dar.

    JB Julius Bett
  1139. Election Report: NEC Chairman Judge Damian Lubuva says the opinion poll is still on schedule and currently the commission will emphasise on improving the process.

    JB Julius Bett
  1140. Election Report: President Magufuli says Sh 12b saved after October 25th, 2015 general election will be utilized to set up NEC building in Dodoma.

    JB Julius Bett
  1141. Abuja: Three Australians, a New Zealander and a South African have been kidnapped along with two locals in Nigeria’s southeast after their vehicle was attacked, officials said on yesterday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1142. Nigeria. Nearly 200 refugees fleeing Boko Haram militants have starved to death over the past month in Bama, Nigeria, the medical charity MSF says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1143. FRAUD: Three men arraigned at Dar's Kisutu court Thursday for allegedly swindling Sh260m from a woman they promised to help get pregnant, be married.

    JB Julius Bett
  1144. DONE DEAL: EPL champions Leicester City announce that striker Jamie Vardy has agreed to extend his contract at the club by another 4 years.

    JB Julius Bett
  1145. CHINA STORMS: Fifty-one people killed and dozens injured in Yancheng in the province of Jiangsu as storms hit on Thursday afternoon, Chinese state media says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1146. Zambia: Zambia’s largest private daily, The Post, shut two days ago over a tax row has continued publishing.

    JB Julius Bett
  1147. Contract: Tanzania Prisons striker , Mohammed Mpoki has today signed a two year contract Mbeya City Club.

    JB Julius Bett
  1148. EU REFERENDUM: The Pound falls below USD 1.35 for the first time since 1985 as EU Referendum Results show 'Leave' side in lead.

    JB Julius Bett
  1149. RCs Reshuffle: President Magufuli terminates the appointment of Mara RC Magese Mulongo in a minor reshuffle; he also appointed 139 DCs. Ikulu says Sunday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1150. Drugs: Police apprehend one Nigerian caught with 5kg of heroine at Julius Nyerere International Airport. JNIA Police Commander Martine Otieno confirms.

    JB Julius Bett

  1151. AFRICA YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP: Serengeti Boys beat Seychelles 3-0 at the Africa Youth Championship qualifiers at the National Stadium
    JB Julius Bett
  1152. Uhuru visits Botswana: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta travels to Botswana for a three-day state visit at the invitation of his host President Ian Khama.

    JB Julius Bett
  1153. Fisheries: Secretary General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries, Yohana Budeba speaking at the launch of the Fisheries Management Plan phase III for the East African countries in Arusha today .

    JB Julius Bett
  1154. Zimbabwe: Former Zimbabwe Prime Minister and leading opposition figure Morgan Tsvangirai has revealed that he has colon cancer.

    JB Julius Bett
  1155. Mwanza Crash: 5 people killed, 13 injured Monday night as Super Sami Bus from Dar to Mwanza hit rocks suspected to have been planted by unknowns in Misungwi, RPC Ahmed Msangi says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1156. Dar Riots: Police use teargas to disperse soccer fans who broke through gates to force their way into an already packed National Stadium to watch Yanga v. TP Mazembe.

    JB Julius Bett
  1157. Election Case: Rungwe Member of Parliament Saul Amon (CCM) Tuesday wins election case filed against him by Chadema’s John Mwambigija at High Court in Mbeya.

    JB Julius Bett
  1158. Zambia. Zambia Police Tuesday arrested the editor of the country's largest private daily, The Post,shut days ago over a tax row.

    JB Julius Bett
  1159. Fire arms registration: Handeni gun owners line up with their weapons at the local police stations in order to register their fire arms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1160. Match Update: Yanga 0-1 TP Mazembe

    JB Julius Bett
  1161. LISSU TO CENTRAL POLICE: Chadema's Singida East MP Tundu Lissu says he is on his way to Central Police Station in Dar for interrogation. More details to follow.

    JB Julius Bett
  1162. TOYOTA RECALL: Japanese carmaker Toyota says it will recall 1.43 million cars worldwide over faulty airbags. Prius, Lexus models from 2008-2012 will be affected

    JB Julius Bett
  1163. APPOINTMENT: Appointment of Serengeti DC Emile Ntakamulenga revoked after erroneously named, Nurdin Babu takes over as President Magufuli swears-in new RCs

    JB Julius Bett
  1164. ELECTION CASE: Arusha High Court nullifies election of Onesmo Ole Nangole as Longido MP (Chadema) after proof that compilation of votes was tampered with.

    JB Julius Bett
  1165. LISSU REMANDED: Opposition Member of Parliament Tundu Lissu is to spend the night in the police cell over remarks he made about the president on Tuesday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1166. Sugar Shortage: Prime minister says government has endorsed 80 Sugar importation permits and until today 63,000 tons of sugar is already on circulation.

    JB Julius Bett
  1167. Sedition Case: Chadema MP Tundu Lissu in Kisutu Court this afternoon under strong security supervision.

    JB Julius Bett
  1168. Dar es Salaam. Number of road accidents involving motorcyclists (bodaboda) has dropped by 5 per cent in the last year, according to Traffic Police Commander Mohamed Mpinga.

    JB Julius Bett
  1169. Accident: 11 people dead and others injured in a cars accident involving an oil track and Ota bus in Dakawa Morogoro this morning , police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1170. Kagame in Dar: President Magufuli says govt has endorsed Sh 1tr for the construction of a standard gauge rail from Tanzania to Rwanda.

    JB Julius Bett
  1171. Trade: Rwandan President Kagame officially opens Dar International Trade Fair by insisting that Wananchi purchase local products.

    JB Julius Bett
  1172. SHELUKINDO DIES: Former Kilindi MP Beatrice Shelukindo dies last night in Arusha, CCM Chairman for Kilindi District Bakari Kingalangala confirms Sunday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1173. Zika virus in Guinea-Bissau: Scare as Guinea-Bissau records three cases of Zika, becoming the second country in West Africa where the dangerous viral disease has been detected.

    JB Julius Bett
  1174. Ruvuma Accident: Nine people feared dead and 40 others rescued after a boat crossing River Ruvuma sank last night, Security Committee have gone to the scene.

    JB Julius Bett
  1175. Kenya: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will arrive in Nairobi Monday for a three-day state visit to Kenya.

    JB Julius Bett
  1176. DAR DCs: RC Paul Makonda swears in DCs, Ubungo (H. Polepole), Kinondoni (A. Hapi), Ilala (S. Mjema), Temeke (F.Lyaviva) and Kigamboni (H. Mgandilwa).

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  1177. Singida Crash: At least 12 people killed, scores injured Monday after two buses collided in Maweni, Manyoni District, Singida RPC Thobias Sedoyeka confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1178. Crash Update: Death toll hits 25 people after two City Boy buses collided in Manyoni District, RPC T. Sedoyeka says number of injured not yet known

    JB Julius Bett
  1179. Appointment: President Magufuli names Prof Kabudi TZ Investment Banks board chairman to replace fired Prof Lyakurwa. Minister Mpango appoints board members.

    JB Julius Bett
  1180. Singida Crash Update: Sumatra bars 12 City Boy buses after 2 of its vehicles were involved in a deadly crash on Monday, authority’s David Mziray confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1181. Simcard Registration: The Tanzanian Communications Authority (TCRA) fines 6 mobile phone firms Sh642m for selling unregistered simcards to the subscribers.

    JB Julius Bett
  1182. Bavicha Leader Interrogated: Deputy chair Patrick Sosopi interrogated at Dar’s Central Police Station for allegedly using hate speech and threatening peace.

    JB Julius Bett
  1183. New Director: President Magufuli Thursday appoints 185 directors: 5 for city councils, 21 for municipalities, 22 for towns and 137 for districts. 120 are new.

    JB Julius Bett
  1184. APPOINTMENT UPDATE: State House says appointment of Dr Leonard Masalle as Dodoma municipal director was a mistake hence he will remain with his Ilemela District Commissioner post.

    JB Julius Bett
  1185. US KIllings: Four Dallas police officers have been shot dead by snipers during protests against the shooting of black men by police, the authorities say.

    JB Julius Bett
  1186. Singida crash update: One of the City Boy bus drivers involved in Singida accident arraigned at Singida Court Friday morning.


    JB Julius Bett
  1187. Kenya: Kenyan Airways has commenced its staff rationalisation exercise with 80 staff set to be affected in the first phase of a redundancy plan that will see 600 employees retrenched or moved.

    JB Julius Bett
  1188. CERTIFICATES VERIFICATION: New DEDs to submit their Academic Certificates to the State House for verification .State House says today

    JB Julius Bett
  1189. GHOST PAYMENT: The permanent secretary of Home Affairs suspends Police Chief Accountant Frank Charles Msaki for allegedly colluding with ghost workers.

    JB Julius Bett
  1190. Fire: Lindi Secondary School burned down last night leaving half of the school's building destroyed.

    JB Julius Bett
  1191. Zambia: Zambia’s electoral body has suspended campaigns due to escalating political violence ahead of the August 11, 2016 General Election.

    JB Julius Bett
  1192. Cyber defence: The Minister of Defence, Dr Hussein Mwinyi has opened a week long traing session for cyber security. The training, organized by the Tanzania in collaboration with the US Army in collaboration with the UK , Germany , Netherlands , Ethiopia , Eritrea , Rwanda , Uganda and the AU, UNHCR and the International Red Cross.

    JB Julius Bett
  1193. Fake Medic Nabbed: Police arrest a Tungi resident, Zackaria Benjamin (35), posing as doctor at Morogoro Referral Hospital, RPC Ulrich Matei says Monday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1194. Arusha. A trade union branch at the MS Training Centre for Development Cooperation (TCDC) has heeded President John Pombe Magufuli’s plea by donating desks valued at Sh1.5 million for primary and secondary schools in Arumeru District.

    JB Julius Bett
  1195. Peace Talks: Burundi's retired presidents Domicien Ndaizeye, Meja Pierre Buyoya and Sylvestre Ntibantunganya Marais exchange words at the Burundi peace talks in Arusha this morning.

    JB Julius Bett
  1196. Aviation: Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority plans to buy and fix two radars in Dar and Mwanza in this financial year using own funds, Director General Hamsa Johari has said.

    JB Julius Bett
  1197. Oath of Integrity: 185 new District Executive Directors on Tuesday take oath of integrity for public officials at the State House in Dar.

    JB Julius Bett
  1198. Premier League Sponsorship: Azam media limited has today signed a five year contract worth Sh 23bn with TFF to sponsor the Tanzania premiere league.

    JB Julius Bett
  1199. Election Case: Dar Court of Appeal orders Mwanza High Court to reschedule dismissed case filed by wananchi challenging Opposition MP Ester Bulaya's victory.

    JB Julius Bett
  1200. Mwanza: The CRDB Bank, Nyerere branch has donated 60 desks worth Sh5 million to Nyanza A, B and C Primary Schools in Nyamagana District, Mwanza Region.


    JB Julius Bett
  1201. SA/France : South African President Jacob Zuma (R), his wife Thobeka Stacy Mabhija and French President Francois Hollande arrive for a state dinner at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on July 11, 2016. President Zuma is on a two-day state visit to France. PHOTO | AFP

    JB Julius Bett
  1202. DPP MGANGA’S NARROW ESCAPE: Director of Public Prosecutions Biswalo Mganga cheats death Wednesday after his car overturns at Chato District in Geita Region.

    JB Julius Bett
  1203. Rwanda. The African Union Commission Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma (centre), chatting with other delegates at the AU Summit in Kigali, Rwanda.

    The election of a new African Union Commission (AUC) chairperson may not happen as scheduled this week, after influential members called for postponement until “high calibre” applicants are found.

    JB Julius Bett
  1204. Eyes on South Sudan: Focus is on a fragile ceasefire in South Sudan after four days of gun battles that have left hundreds of people dead and sent nearly 40,000 fleeing.

    JB Julius Bett
  1205. Alshabaab Raid Kenya: Four Kenyan Police feared dead Thursday in an Alshabaab attack , fire exchange still in progress at Rift Valley.

    JB Julius Bett
  1206. Ghana: Ghana's presidential election may be delayed by a month, the head of the country's electoral body has said, after wranglings over voter registration.

    JB Julius Bett
  1207. Mwanza. The city's traffic police department has collected Sh329 million through penalties on people violating road safety regulations.


    JB Julius Bett
  1208. TZ Soccer Up: Tanzania placed at 123-up by 13 spots in a Fifa ranking released Thursday, Uganda 69, Kenya 86, Rwanda 111, Burundi 125 while Argentina still top.

    JB Julius Bett
  1209. Rwanda: Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo has defended Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir’s expected visit to Kigali, despite an arrest warrant against him by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

    JB Julius Bett
  1210. FRANCE TRUCK ATTACK: At least 84 people died, after a lorry struck a crowd marking Bastille Day celebrations in the French city of Nice, President Hollande says

    JB Julius Bett
  1211. Agriculture: Minister Dr. Charles Tizeba has banned all permits allowing exporting of unprocessed rice from Mwanza stating the the processing mills in the region will be redundant otherwise.


    JB Julius Bett
  1212. Crack Down: Minister Nape Nnauye shuts down illegal CD counterfeit business in Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam.

    JB Julius Bett
  1213. Athletics agent charged in Kenya: Italian athletics agent Federico Rosa formally charged with six counts related to doping and ruining the reputations of two Kenyan athletes.

    JB Julius Bett
  1214. Form Six Results: Necta Executive Secretary, Dr Charles Msonde, announces Forms Six national exams results, performance drops by 0.93% compared to last year's.

    JB Julius Bett
  1215. Musician under Police Interrogation: Bongo Flavor singer Emmanuel “Ney wa Mitego” Elibariki held for questioning by police, Dar Special Zone Police Commander Sirro says, no details given.

    JB Julius Bett
  1216. Kenya: Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, the Secretary-General the UN Conference on Trade and Development. Nairobi is set for another busy week as delegates attending the 14th United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) begin to arrive.

    JB Julius Bett
  1217. Nice Attacker: The driver of a lorry that killed 84 people in an attack in the French city of Nice has been confirmed as Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, 31.

    JB Julius Bett
  1218. Parole Chairman: National Board Parole Chairperson, Augustine Mrema wants people to weigh his performance within 100 days. He promises to change the behaviour of culprits.

    JB Julius Bett
  1219. Kenya: United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (left), UNCTAD Secretary-General Mukhisa Kituyi (centre) and President Uhuru Kenyatta shaking hands after addressing a joint press conference at State House in Nairobi on July 17, 2016 following the official opening of the UNCTAD Conference in Nairobi

    JB Julius Bett
  1220. Johannesburg. TP Mazembe of the Democratic Republic of Congo forced a 0-0 draw at Mouloudia Bejaia of Algeria Sunday to stay top of Group A in the CAF Confederation Cup.

    JB Julius Bett
  1221. School Fund Usage: The parents’ committee at Azimio C primary school in Nyamagana District has raised concerns over the use of Sh8 million contributed to fund various development projects. The angry parents, demanded their chairman submit a financial report of how the money was spent.

    JB Julius Bett
  1222. Dar es Salaam. Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court adjourned high profile ivory smuggling case involving Chinese woman, Yang Feng Glan, dubbed “queen of Ivory” to August 1.

    JB Julius Bett
  1223. Tourist Dies: South African tourist, Guguleth Mathebula Zulu (38), falls to his death Monday while climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanapa confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1224. Morogoro Blaze: Fire destroys 21st Century Textile factory in Morogoro Tuesday morning. Cause and loss yet to be established. Firefighters are at the scene.

    JB Julius Bett
  1225. Arrest: Songwe DC Samuel Opulukwa Tuesday orders arrest of Mkwajuni Ward environmental health officer Henry Matingo for drinking during working hours.

    JB Julius Bett
  1226. HIV/Aids talks in S. Africa: It is the second day of the International Aids Conference in Durban, South Africa with new research due to be released amid warnings that recent gains in the fight against the disease are under threat.

    JB Julius Bett
  1227. Students Recalled: 382 out of 7,805 students suspended from University of Dodoma qualify to rejoin a special diploma program, Minister Ndalichako announces.

    JB Julius Bett
  1228. MANYARA MURDER: Kiteto District PCCB officer Evanjelina Samson is murdered by unknown assailants in her house in Kibaya Township, Manyara RPC Fransis Massawe confirms

    JB Julius Bett
  1229. DODOMA AIRPORT EXPANSION: PM Kassim Majaliwa Wednesday lays the foundation stone for the Sh11.8 billion Dodoma Airport repair and expansion project.

    JB Julius Bett
  1230. Zimbabawe: Thousands of youth rally at the headquarters of Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party in the capital, Harare. PHOTO | BBC

    JB Julius Bett
  1231. Economic Crime: Minister Dr. Mwakyembe says since June 2015 the Govt has dealt with 176 economic crime cases, 12 people sentenced to jail with Sh 29bn fine.

    JB Julius Bett
  1232. Mwangosi Case: Iringa Court adjourns until Monday the verdict on a murder case of journalist Daud Mwangosi facing police officer Pasificus Simon.

    JB Julius Bett
  1233. Employee Verification: Minister Kairuki says 3,600 civil servants in Coastal Region may not be paid their August salaries due to errors in their contract details.

    JB Julius Bett
  1234. Kundambanda Passes Away: Former CUF parliamentary candidate of the Masasi Constituency in 2015 Ismail Makombe “Kundambanda” passed away last night in Mtwara CUF confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1235. Liwale: A group of enraged wananchi torched a car belonging to the Liwale Police station after the law enforcers allegedly arrived late at a crime scene.


    JB Julius Bett
  1236. Switzerland: WWF mourns the death on Thursday of Dr Luc Hoffmann at the age of 93. At the same time, WWF celebrates his extraordinary life-long contribution to nature conservation and to the organization.

    JB Julius Bett
  1237. Congo: Democratic Republic of Congo's President, Joseph Kabila on Friday granted amnesty to some detainees in the country ahead a presidential election scheduled for November this year.

    JB Julius Bett
  1238. THRDC : Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) wants police in Loliondo to take four held advocates suspected of espionage to court.

    JB Julius Bett
  1239. Geita. An elderly couple from Nanda ward in Bukombe district has been hacked to death by angry villagers in connection to superstitious beliefs.

    JB Julius Bett
  1240. Handeni: A border dispute is brewing between Kilindi district in Tanga region and Kiteto in neighbouring Manyara over grazing and farming areas.

    JB Julius Bett
  1241. HEROES DAY: President John Magufuli lays spear and shield at Mashujaa Tower, at the National Heroes Commemoration Day.

    JB Julius Bett
  1242. Heroes Day: President John Magufuli urges Tanzanians to keep peace to honour and remember the heroes who died for the country.

    JB Julius Bett
  1243. Heroes Day: PM Kassim Majaliwa says at the National Heroes Commemoration Day that he will officially transfer his office to the Capital Dodoma in September.

    JB Julius Bett
  1244. Drivers' boycott: Police revoke driving licenses of 18 bus drivers who boycotted on Saturday in Kagera; Sumatra gives owners 7 days to explain why business licenses should not be revoked.

    JB Julius Bett
  1245. Dar es Salaam. Smallholder farmers in Tanzania are set to benefit from a Sh55 billion)new Agriculture Finance (AgriFin) programme launched today.

    JB Julius Bett
  1246. Illegal Immigrants: Immigration Mtwara seizes 18 immigrants from Ethiopia Deputy Commissioner of Immigration confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1247. Driver's Strike: Mwanza daladala driver’s on strike Tuesday after being banned from parking under Nyegezi billboard, residents use private pick up cars transport.

    JB Julius Bett
  1248. Driver's Strike Update: Police Mwanza on Tuesday use tear gas on Mwanza daladala drivers on strike against a new parking law.

    JB Julius Bett
  1249. Koffi Olomide Siezed: Renowned musician from the Democratic Republic of Congo Koffi Olomide has been arrested at his home in Kinshasa.

    JB Julius Bett
  1250. MWANGOSI CASE: Iringa High Court hands 15 years jail term to a police officer Pasificus Simon after finding him guilty in manslaughter charge against journalist Daud Mwangosi

    JB Julius Bett
  1251. The National Arts Council (Basata) on Wednesday slapped an indefinite ban on controversial Rapper Ney wa Mitego for his latest single ‘Pale Kati Patamu’.

    JB Julius Bett
  1252. MASHA CASE: Mpanda Court leaves free Lawrence Masha and others after the court found them not guilty, Advocate Albert Msando says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1253. Zimbabwe: Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe vows to crush rivals calling for his ouster, saying they were sponsored by Western countries.

    JB Julius Bett
  1254. Armed Robbery: Ngara police hold 1person for allegedly aiding bandits involved in armed robbery who killed one person in Mabawe village, Ngara Kagera.

    JB Julius Bett
  1255. Dar es Salaam. The African Leadership Forum brings together former Heads of State as well as leaders from business, government, civil society and academia from across Africa in Dar es Salaam today.

    JB Julius Bett
  1256. Accident: 3 Gwanseri Secondary school students in Muleba die after being hit by a car on their way to school this morning police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1257. Morogoro: The 24th Nane-nane agricultural exhibition preparations are nearly complete and over 40 companies are expected to participate.

    JB Julius Bett
  1258. Congo: DR Congo's opposition chief Moise Katumbi will fly home on Saturday, a relative said. Mr Katumbi's half brother Raphael Katebe Katoto told the UK's IBTimes that the former would attend a rally organised by the Rally for Change Forces coalition headed by Mr Etienne Tshisekedi.

    JB Julius Bett
  1259. Simba SC Investment: Mohammed Dewji says he is ready to manage registration of Simba SC if members agree to a shares system of investment.

    JB Julius Bett
  1260. Kenya schools on fire: At least seven pupils treated for shock and minor injuries after a dormitory at St Augustine Primary School in Mombasa caught fire on Sunday night. Over 100 schools in Kenya have suffered arson in the last one month.

    JB Julius Bett
  1261. Nane Nane Preparations. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has arrived in the Nane Nane grounds at the Morogoro municipality and has started visiting various tents starting with the National Electoral Commission stand.

    JB Julius Bett
  1262. Dar Tourism Forum: More than 8 countries participate in a two-day meeting in Dar to discuss tourism in developing countries, Minister J. Maghembe says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1263. Gieta: Gieta residents block the road stopping the President's convoy in a desperate attempt to gain audience with Magufuli, and to their surprise, the President got out of his vehicle to listen to their grievances.

    JB Julius Bett
  1264. Bribery: Parole chair A. Mrema asks bodadoda drivers to list the names police officers demanding bribers and promises to forward them to Magufuli.

    JB Julius Bett
  1265. Dar es Salaam. Australian MH370 search authorities are hopeful a wing part found in Tanzania will shed light the crash amid a lack of public information on debris found a year ago.

    JB Julius Bett
  1266. Syria: Five Russians on board a military helicopter were killed when it was shot down by rebels in northern Syria, Russia has said.

    JB Julius Bett
  1267. Nigeria . Nigeria's security forces have launched an operation to rescue a traditional ruler and two children who were abducted by unknown gunmen at a village in north-eastern Bauchi state in the early hours of Sunday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1268. Tale Arrested: Diamond Platnumz's manager Hamis ‘Babu’ Tale dragged to Dar High Court over failure to pay Shekhe Mbonde a Sh250 fine after breaching contract.

    JB Julius Bett
  1269. Kagera Crash : Two people including a TPDF soldier killed after their vehicle overturned before veering off the road in Kanazi, Ngara, Police confirm Tuesday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1270. Moshi Chaos: Police in Kilimanjaro fire teargas to disperse Sadala market traders blocked Moshi-Arusha Highway protesting rise of customs duties.

    JB Julius Bett
  1271. DODOMA CRASH: Four people have been killed and 29 injured Tuesday night after a mini-bus carrying mourners to Moshi involved in accident in Kondoa. Kondoa District Medical Officer Dr Ikaji Rashid said that two people died on the spot when the accident occurred at 9:30pm at Dino Village in Kolo ward.

    JB Julius Bett
  1272. SCHOOL ON FIRE: Fire breaks at Nanja Secondary School in Monduli, Arusha destroying TWO dormitories Wednesday morning when students were in classes. Investigation is underway.

    JB Julius Bett
  1273. MORO MP TOUR: Nguruandege residents with posters depicting water, land problems in Mvomero block PM Majaliwa convoy. PM orders local leaders to solve their problems

    JB Julius Bett
  1274. MBEYA ARRESTS: Police are holding two people for allegedly inciting people, through social media sites, to burn CCM offices in Mbeya, Regional Police Commander Zahiri Kidavashari says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1275. Zambia: The African Union (AU) has appointed former president of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan to head the Election Observer Mission (EOM) to Zambia on August 11.

    JB Julius Bett
  1276. Dar Accident: One man dead in train accident after trying to board it while in motion in Kamata, Dar, Police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1277. Kenya: A Briton and a Kenyan were on Thursday charged separately with trafficking cocaine valued at $5.98 million.


    JB Julius Bett
  1278. Bosses Suspended: ATCL boss Mfinanga, operation director Muze suspended for selecting unqualified pilot for training in Canada, Transport Minister Mbarawa says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1279. Egypt: The Egyptian military says it has killed the head of the Sinai branch of so-called Islamic State (IS), along with dozens of its fighters.

    JB Julius Bett
  1280. Bed Scarcity: Deputy Minister for Health Kigwangalla gives 30 days to Kinondoni Municipal Director to ensure Mwananyamala Hospital gets 350 beds.

    JB Julius Bett
  1281. Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (Tato) and the German Embassy have agreed to team up to unlock the potential of the Southern tourism circuit zone.

    JB Julius Bett
  1282. Singida. President Magufuli relaxed the ban on political parties’ activities, announcing that elected leaders would be allowed to conduct political meetings in their own constituencies.

    JB Julius Bett
  1283. South Africa: Jailed South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has received treatment in hospital, with one report saying he had injuries to his wrists.


    JB Julius Bett
  1284. Nigeria. At least 19 people, including 11 soldiers, have been killed in a shoot-out between the Nigerian army and some local gun runners.

    JB Julius Bett
  1285. BAVICHA Statement: Chadema Youth Council declares support for Central Committee's decision to hold countrywide rallies from September 1, this year.

    JB Julius Bett
  1286. Chato: President Magufuli visits Omar Bin-L-Khattab Mosque, Anglican and AIC Churches in Chato, contributes Sh5m to each in support of building activities.

    JB Julius Bett
  1287. Zambia. Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Zambian contenders in the Thursday election to accept results.

    JB Julius Bett
  1288. Farmer's Day: Vice President Samia Suluhu Monday asks local authorities to prepare special areas for farmers and pastoralists to avoid land conflict.

    JB Julius Bett
  1289. Simba Day: Simba introduce their players shortly before play Kenya’s AFC Leopards in an international friendly match to mark the Msimbazi Reds Day in Dar.

    JB Julius Bett
  1290. Mbeya: PM Majaliwa gives Mbeya RC Amos Makalla a 3-day ultimatum to make sure Sh400m swindled from Mwanjelwa market construction project is recovered

    JB Julius Bett
  1291. Zambia votes: Zambians are voting in a General Election in which President Edgar Lungu is fighting to stay in power after narrowly winning a snap election last year.

    JB Julius Bett
  1292. New HESLB Boss: Education minister Prof Ndalichako has appointed Abdul-Razaq Badru as Higher Education Students’ Loans Board executive director, board announces


    JB Julius Bett
  1293. Beijing - Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi has failed a doping test at the Rio Olympics, the official Xinhua news agency reported Friday, citing the Chinese Swimming Association (CSA).

    JB Julius Bett
  1294. Rio. Record-breaking Michael Phelps became the first swimmer to win four successive Olympic gold medals in one event by beating Ryan Lochte in the 200m individual medley. Phelps, 31, won his 22nd gold - more than any other Olympian - as fellow American Lochte, 32, faded to a fifth-place finish in Rio.

    JB Julius Bett
  1295. Deferrals: Bumbuli Council in Tanga suspends 7 village executive officers over absenteeism, forging academic certificates claims, Chairman A. Shehiza says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1296. Rio. Mo Farah and Laura Trott made history by claiming their third Olympic titles as Great Britain won eight medals on day eight of the Rio Games.

    JB Julius Bett
  1297. Switzerland: A man who carried out a stabbing and arson on a Swiss train, killing one and injuring five others, has died in hospital, police said on Sunday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1298. Malinzi Elected: Kagera Regional Football Association (KRFA) Monday elects TFF President Jamali Malinzi chairperson and Salum Chama is picked as Secretary General.

    JB Julius Bett
  1299. Jumbe Funeral: Former Z’bar President Aboud Jumbe, who died on Sunday aged 96, is buried in Unguja today. His last direction was observed as no flag covered his coffin.

    JB Julius Bett
  1300. Arusha Arrest: Police in Monduli District hold four teachers and eight students in connection to fire set on Ole Sokoine secondary school.

    JB Julius Bett
  1301. Guantanamo Bay: The US says it has sent 15 Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United Arab Emirates - the largest single transfer during President Barack Obama's administration.

    JB Julius Bett
  1302. Dar es Salaam: Dar Police say legal action will be taken against Orijino Komedi actors for wearing police uniforms at comedian Emmanuel Mgaya ‘Masanja's’ wedding

    JB Julius Bett
  1303. Arusha : Fire breaks out at Mlangiri Secondary School in Arumeru Tuesday destroying boys' dormitory. Arusha police interrogate 4 people including 2 teachers.

    JB Julius Bett
  1304. Somalia: Nine African Union peacekeepers have been jailed for running a fuel racket in Somalia, the AU mission in the country has said in a statement.

    JB Julius Bett
  1305. Dar es Salaam: Kinondoni DC Ally Hapi orders DED to suspend Mananyamala Hosp. medical officer Delila Mushi for allegedly increasing treatment fees.

    JB Julius Bett
  1306. USA: The United States Olympic Committee has apologised for what it called the unacceptable behaviour of four US swimmers who falsely said they had been robbed at gunpoint in Rio.

    JB Julius Bett
  1307. BI SHAKIRA DIES: Tanzanian Taarab singer Shakira Said died suddenly this evening at her Mbagala Charambe home in Dar, Music Federation boss Addo November confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1308. BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu appoints seven members for Board of Trustees for Muhimbili National Hospital which will last for 3 years.

    JB Julius Bett
  1309. Burundi. Burundi’s ban on food exports to Rwanda has sent prices in Kigali to a record high this year.

    The two countries’ worsening diplomatic relations led to the closure at the end of July of the border by the Burundian government, which also imposed export restrictions on its neighbour, citing domestic food security concerns.

    JB Julius Bett
  1310. South Sudan. South Sudan is pleading with Kenya and Uganda for economic support to avert a humanitarian crisis after a fresh conflict brought the country to its knees.

    JB Julius Bett
  1311. Rio: Burundi's Abraham Niyonkuru is the first man through the 5km mark in a steady 15:31.

    JB Julius Bett
  1312. Mali: An Islamist rebel has said he will plead guilty to destroying religious and cultural sites in the Malian city of Timbuktu, prosecutors at the International Criminal Court (ICC) say.

    JB Julius Bett
  1313. Uhuru Stadium: Beijing Construction Company officially hands over Uhuru Stadium to the government after 3 yrs of renovations costing Sh 12bn.

    JB Julius Bett
  1314. Demonstrations: UVCCM announces it will hold country-wide rallies on August 31 to congratulate Magufuli on his work coming into power, Shaka H. Shaka says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1315. Longido, Community Research and Development Services (CORDS) has spent Sh1 billion in funding various project to improve access to education in three districts of Arusha.

    JB Julius Bett
  1316. Geita Arrest: Chadema's Special Seats MP Upendo Peneza and two other party leaders arrested following an internal party meeting in Bukombe, party officials say.

    JB Julius Bett
  1317. United States: Four sponsors have dropped disgraced US Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, including swimwear manufacturer Speedo and fashion label Ralph Lauren.

    JB Julius Bett
  1318. Accident: Five people killed in Makanya, Same after vehicle ferrying newspapers from Dar to Moshi collided with a lorry Tuesday morning, DC Rosemary Staki.

    JB Julius Bett
  1319. Lowassa Barred: Chadema’s Edward Lowassa's convoy barred from entering Rukwa and Katavi due to 'fears' he will disrupt PM Majaliwa's visit to regions, police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1320. DAR BANK RAID: 4 police officers killed as 14 armed men break into CRDB's Mbande branch in Temeke Tuesday night, Dar police boss Sirro confirms. Probe underway.

    JB Julius Bett
  1321. ITALY EARTHQUAKE: A magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Perugia city Wednesday morning leaving at least six people dead and many trapped under rubble, officials say.

    JB Julius Bett
  1322. TISS DIRECTOR: President John Magufuli appoints Dr Modestus Kipilimba as new Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services director, Robert Msalika his deputy, Wednesday’s State House statement says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1323. ITALY EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: Death toll rises to 20 as a 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes in Perugia Wednesday morning, Italian officials confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1324. Police Killings: Home affair Minister Mwigulu Nchemba says the police force will arrest people endorsing the recent killings of four policemen.

    JB Julius Bett
  1325. Geita Accident: Three people feared dead after a Coca-Cola Company vehicle hit them at Nyamigota in Geita today, more details to follow.

    JB Julius Bett
  1326. New Director: President Magufuli on Thursday appoints Andrew Wilson Massawe Deputy Director General of National Identification Authority, State House says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1327. Burundi. A debate on whether to scrap Presidential term limits in Burundi is set to kick off after a commission formed last year to chart the country’s political future said it was ready to present its findings to Parliament.

    JB Julius Bett
  1328. Handeni: Handeni Councillors adjourn this afternoon for the opening of new district council which will deal with carious development projects in the area .

    JB Julius Bett
  1329. Gabon: The party of Gabon's President Ali Bongo is feeling generous, two days ahead of the country's presidential elections. The Gabonese Democratic Party (PDG) has been giving out mobile phones, freezers, washing machines and other domestic appliances to people in the capital, Librevelle, according to the BBC Afrique reporter on the ground.

    JB Julius Bett
  1330. Ethiopia: The Wife of Olympic protester: 'Scared but not surprised by protest'

    The family of the Ethiopian runner who is planning to seek asylum in the US after staging a protest at the Olympic Games in Rio has been speaking to the Reuters news agency from their home in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Source BBC.

    JB Julius Bett
  1331. Lema Arrest: Arusha Urban MP, Godbless Lema (Chadema) has been arrested by police at his home in Arusha early today, Arusha Mayor confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1332. Europa Draw: Tanzanian Mbwana Samata's Genk will face Athetico Bilbao, Wien and Sassuolo in Group F, Man United v. Fenerbahce, Inter Milan v. Southampton, Ajax v. Celta.

    JB Julius Bett
  1333. LEMA BOYCOTS FOOD: MP Godbless Lema refuses to eat since yesterday after he was denied bail, Chadema Arusha Chairman Amani Golugwa says Saturday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1334. POISONED ALCOHOL: 52 People are hospitalised in Lyangwenyi health center in Songea after drinking poisoned sweet malt drink Saturday, Songea DC confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1335. Radio stations shut down: Information Minister Nape Nnauye bans Magic FM and Radio 5 in Arusha over allegations of 'inciting unrest'.

    JB Julius Bett
  1336. Brussels: Five people have been arrested over a fire at crime laboratories in Brussels that officials believe may have been started to destroy forensic evidence. Prosecutor's spokeswoman Ine Van Wymersch said a car rammed through fences, leading to an explosion and a large fire at about 02:00 (00:00 GMT).

    JB Julius Bett
  1337. Gabon Elections: Gabon's main opposition candidate has claimed victory over President Ali Bongo in Saturday's poll, alleging electoral fraud.

    JB Julius Bett
  1338. Pretoria: A South African minister has thrown his support behind protesting female students, who accuse their high school of operating a racist hair policy.

    JB Julius Bett
  1339. Kagera Accident: Three people killed on the spot Tuesday after a lorry heading to Burundi crushed at K9 hills, Ngara District, police confirm.

    Photo: Shaaban Nassibu Ndyamukama

    JB Julius Bett
  1340. Suspension: Suspended NCCR-Mageuzi vice chairperson Leticia Mosore Tuesday dismisses party’s decision to suspend her leadership and membership.

    JB Julius Bett
  1341. Washington: U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he will meet Mexico's president on Wednesday, hours before he sets out proposals to crack down on illegal immigration that have stirred up widespread anger among Mexicans.

    JB Julius Bett
  1342. Dar Crash: 1 Kibonde P/school student killed, another severely injured Wednesday after being hit by a car while heading to school in Mbagala, police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1343. Moshi. A Vietnamese man, Hoang Trung (50) has been ordered to pay a fine of Sh10 million after the high court found him guilty of smuggling 60 teeth and 261 lion claws worth Sh300 million.

    JB Julius Bett
  1344. NHC Debts: NHC auctioneers Thursday take out Tanzania Daima newspaper’s equipment due to unpaid debts from owner F.Mbowe, Managing Editor Neville Meena confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1345. Eclipse Rujewa: The crowd grows thicker as the countdown to the #SolarEclipseTZ in Rujewa begins.

    JB Julius Bett
  1346. Eclipse Rujewa: District Commissioner Mbarali Rueben has arrived at the #SolarEclipseTZviewing location in Rujewa , security has been enhanced in the area.

    JB Julius Bett
  1347. Eclipse Rujewa: Onlookers have been told to gather in groups of 30 in order to receive viewing glasses.

    JB Julius Bett
  1348. #SolarEclipseTz #CitizenToday Roughly one-third of the sun is obscured by the moon. Meanwhile, the Dar es Salaam sky was also impressive.

    Photo: Cloudzs Media FM

    JB Julius Bett
  1349. Eclipse Rujewa: Both young and old, were satisfied with a rare glimpse of the #SolarEclipseTz at Rujewa.

    JB Julius Bett
  1350. Banjul: A women’s rights activist in the Gambia currently campaigning against female genital mutilation has said she will put herself forward as the country’s first-ever female presidential candidate.

    JB Julius Bett
  1351. CUF Meeting in Dar: Police fire shots into the air to disperse people said to be Prof Lipumba supporters wanting access into meeting.

    JB Julius Bett
  1352. North Korea: North Korea has fired three ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast, say South Korean officials. The missiles were launched from the Hwangju region, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said on Monday, according to the Yonhap news agency.

    JB Julius Bett
  1353. Weather Forecast: TMA says that short rains will decrease due to lower Pacific Ocean temperatures thus affecting crops, depth of rivers and ponds.

    JB Julius Bett
  1354. Jafo Survives Car Crash: Deputy Minister Seleman Jafo cheats death Monday after a head-on collision with another vehicle in Ibula Village, Rungwe, police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1355. Salum Released: Simiyu Resident Magistrate's Court Monday releases Chadema deputy secretary general (Zanzibar) Salum Mwalimu and his two fellows.

    JB Julius Bett
  1356. UKAWA in Bunge: Ukawa coalition MPs attend 4th Bunge meeting commencing Tuesday in Dodoma as Speaker Job Ndugai advises lawmakers to work towards solutions.

    JB Julius Bett
  1357. STD 7 Exams: 795,761 primary pupils will take their final exams Sept 7-8, The National Examination Council counts 46.6% boy and 53.4% girl candidates.

    JB Julius Bett
  1358. Dar es Salaam: Precision Air chairman, Mr Michael Shirima loses wife to cancer. According to inside sources she died early this morning in South Africa where she was undergoing treatment.

    JB Julius Bett
  1359. Land Issue Resolved: President Magufuli says govt will build houses at Magomeni Quarters where 644 residents will live freely for 5yrs as compensation .

    JB Julius Bett
  1360. Court Ruling: Misungi District court Tuesday sentences a police officer, Raphael Sixtus, to 30 years in jail for rapping a 16-year old student.

    JB Julius Bett
  1361. Fuel Prices Drop: Ewura Tuesday releases new fuel price list effective from tomorrow. Petroleum decreases by 3%, diesel 3% and kerosene 4% per litre.

    JB Julius Bett
  1362. CUF Saga: Prof. Ibrahim Lipumba Thursday says he has no plan to join any other political party or start a new party.

    JB Julius Bett
  1363. CUF Saga: Registrar of Political Parties Judge Francis Mutungi Thursday meets with heads of Cuf leaders to discuss the ongoing crisis within the party.

    JB Julius Bett
  1364. S.Sudan: A UN panel of experts has concluded that heavy fighting that engulfed South Sudan's capital Juba in July, forcing vice president and ex-rebel leader Riek Machar to flee, was "directed by the highest level" of the country's military.

    JB Julius Bett
  1365. Ex-MP Freed: Kisutu Court releases ex- Moshi Rural MP Thomas Ngawaiya for allegedly using unregistered contractors for his Magomeni building after case withdrawal.

    JB Julius Bett
  1366. New RAS: President Magufuli Friday appoints Ado Mapunda and Tixon Tuliangine new regional administrative secretaries for Mara and Rukwa respectively.

    JB Julius Bett
  1367. TANGA CRASH: One person killed, seven injured Monday after a bus traveling from Mkata to Handeni overturns at Vibaoni area in Handeni District, police confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1368. BUNGE MEETING: Deputy minister Seleman Jaffo says government will provide crash programme for science graduates, those of art subjects to teach primary schools.

    JB Julius Bett
  1369. EARTHQUAKE: Ihungo secondary school in Bukoba, Kagera closed until September 26 following earthquake destructions, Nshambya councilor Jimmy Karugendo confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1370. EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: MPs in Dodoma Tuesday agree to deliberate how Bunge will contribute for earthquake survivors in Kagera Region.

    JB Julius Bett
  1371. EARTHQUIKE: China gives Sh100m, Mo Dewji Sh100m, Foreign Affairs Sh10m, Murzah Oil Sh100m, IPTL sh100m, Azania Sh20m for supporting quake survivors. Traders pledge iron sheets, cement bags.

    JB Julius Bett
  1372. EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: Oil traders pledge Sh250m, Reginald Mengi Sh110m, IPTL sh100m, Kagera Sugar Sh100m and sugar bags. 3 big oil firms to build 2 schools.

    JB Julius Bett
  1373. EARTHQUAKE UPDATE: Business community in Tanzania and envoys have raised about Sh1.4bn in cash and promise to help quake survivors, minister Charles Mwijage says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1374. STATE OF ECONOMY: BoT boss Benno Ndulu says country's economy is strong enough to sustain 7.2pc growth due to stable power production and construction sector.

    JB Julius Bett
  1375. PORT SERVICES: TZ Freight Forwarders Association president Ngatunga says Taffa is against Rwandans' plea to clear own consignments at Dar Port to protect jobs.

    JB Julius Bett
  1376. UEFA LEADERSHIP: Head of the Slovenian FA Aleksander Ceferin elected as the new president of UEFA with 42 of the 55 votes.

    JB Julius Bett
  1377. DRC KIDNAPPING: 8 Tanzanian drivers held by Maimai group allegedly burn 13 trucks in DRC, Foreign Affairs Ministry confirms. Wants DRC to ensure they’re released.

    JB Julius Bett
  1378. DRC KIDNAPPING: 13 Tanzanian, Kenyan trucks burnt, drivers kidnapped by gunmen 30km from Namoya, DRC. Tanzanian Azim Dewji says 10 of his trucks were set ablaze

    JB Julius Bett
  1379. KAGERA QUAKE UPDATE: Prime Minister Kasim Majaliwa Tuesday receives Sh40m from Indian Business Forum (IBF) and Chico Company as relief aid for the Kagera earthquake survivors.

    JB Julius Bett
  1380. TANGA TRAGEDY: Two children dead, four people survive after fire broke out at their home in Manolo Village in Lushoto District, police confirm Tuesday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1381. NEW CECAFA CHAMPIONS: Tanzania Mainland team, Kilimanjaro Queens, are the new 2016 Cecafa Women Champions after thrashing Kenya's Harambee Starlets 2-1 in Jinja, Uganda this evening.

    JB Julius Bett
  1382. KAGERA QUAKE UPDATE: Two Ugandan journalists from Vision Group in Kampala Wednesday barred from reporting on the Bukoba Earthquake in Kagera region.

    JB Julius Bett
  1383. MWANZA ACCIDENT UPDATE: Death toll in Mwanza road crash raises to 13 after three more people died, Mwanza police boss Ahmed Msangi confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1384. KIMBISA RESIGNS: CCM's Uhuru Publications board chair Adam Kimbisa, all members tender their resignations 4 days after party chair Dr Magufuli visits firm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1385. CUF DISPUTE: A group of people believed to be Prof. Lipumba supporters have gathered at CUF headquarters pressing for his reinstatement as chairman.

    JB Julius Bett
  1386. CUF DISPUTE: Political Parties Registrar Judge Francis Mutungi Saturday rules out that Prof Ibrahim Lipumba is still the bona fide CUF party chairman.

    JB Julius Bett
  1387. LIPUMBA KICKED OUT: The Civic United Front (CUF) Leadership Committee Tuesday endorses termination of party’s ‘self-proclaimed’ chairman Prof Ibrahim Lipumba in Zanzibar.

    JB Julius Bett
  1388. KAGERA QUAKE UPDATE: President John Magufuli revokes appointment of Kagera RAS Amantius Msole and Bukoba DED Steven Makonda for opening a bank account with same name to Kagera Disaster Committee.

    JB Julius Bett
  1389. SHIMON PERES DIES: Former Israeli prime minister and president Shimon Peres dies aged 93 following a stroke two weeks ago, reports confirm.

    JB Julius Bett
  1390. SAM QUITS: Sam Allardyce left his role as England manager after filmed offering advice on how to avoid the FA's rules on player transfers for financial benefit.

    JB Julius Bett
  1391. BIG SAM HEIR: England's FA says Sam Allardyce's conduct "was inappropriate", Gareth Southgate will take temporary charge of England national team "Three Lions".

    JB Julius Bett
  1392. PLANES INAUGURATION: President John Magufuli arrives at Julius Nyerere International Airport, Dar Wednesday morning ready to inaugurate 2 Bombardier Q400 planes.

    JB Julius Bett
  1393. KAGERA QUAKE UPDATE: President Magufuli says UK government has donated Sh6bn for earthquake survivors in Kagera region.

    JB Julius Bett
  1394. TANZANIA BACK TO SPACE: President John Magufuli officially inaugurates 2 Bombardier Q400 planes Wednesday. The planes are capable of carrying 76 passengers each.

    JB Julius Bett
  1395. Sacked Kagera RAS Msole, Bukoba DED Makonda, 2 others charged at Bukoba court with opening a fugitive Kagera disasters committee bank account.

    JB Julius Bett
  1396. SOLDIER CHARGED: Rtd major Salum Kamota and 3 others arraigned in Dar court, charged with 6 counts including holding a Sh190m ivory consignment.

    JB Julius Bett
  1397. Z'BAR DECIDES: House of Reps approves constitutional amendments that stop Zanzibar president from appointing ZEC members from the opposition.

    JB Julius Bett
  1398. US TRAIN CRASH: 3 people killed, at least 100 injured as commuter train crashes at Hoboken station in New Jersey. Emergency crews arrive at scene.

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  1399. PM STARTS: PM Majaliwa, his wife arrive in Dodoma town this evening and go to their new Mlimwa residence. The duo has responded to govt's plan to move to Dodoma

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  1400. SIMBA, YANGA CALLED: Leaders of Simba and Young Africans have been called for a meeting with government this afternoon, the agenda still unknown.

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  1401. MATTEO SACKED: Aston Villa sacks Roberto di Matteo as manager following poor results, club’s officials say.

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  1402. APPOINTMENT: President John Magufuli appoints Prof Lawrence Museru executive director of Muhimbilli National Hospital.

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  1403. KABILA TOUR: Tanzania, DRC sign MoU to explore petroleum in Lake Tanganyika, says President Kabila in front of his host President Magufuli at State House.

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  1404. KABILA TOUR: President Magufuli says trade between Tanzania and DRC is at Sh393.6bn, gives storage grace period to DRC traders at TPA from 14 to 30 days.

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  1405. MEDIA ETHICS: TCRA Tuesday suspends "Take One" programme of Clouds TV for 3 months after it allegedly violated broadcasting ethics, the station warned.

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  1406. ‘SCORPION’ CHARGED: Buguruni resident, Salum “Scorpion” Mjwete who is being accused of stabbing and eye-gouging, charged at Dar’s Ilala Court for armed robbery.

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  1407. FORGERY CASE: Identity card forgery case facing Arusha's CCM Youth wing chairman Lengai ole Sabaya postponed to October 26 in Arusha Court as probe continues.

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  1408. CHOLERA IN DODOMA: One of 17 cholera victims of Mirembe National Referral Hospital for Mental Health dies, Dodoma regional medical chief Dr James Kilogwe confirms.

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  1409. FATE OF ALLY: Muhimbili Hospital results show Said Ally, who was eye-gouged at Buguruni, Dar, will be blind forever. Dar RC Paul Makonda promises to give him Sh10m capital

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  1410. HAITI HURRICANE MATHEW: The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm, soars to more than 300, officials confirm.

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  1411. ELECTION CASE: Stephen Wasira (CCM) completes his affidavit at Mwanza Zone High Court in the election case against the victory of Chadema MP Ester Bulaya.

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  1412. INFLATION RATE: Low food prices push September’s to 4.5 percent from 4.9 percent in August, Census and Social Statistics Director Ephraim Kwesigabo says.

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  1413. UHURU TORCH: President Magufuli lapses 1,500 leaders, assistants from going to Uhuru Torch Summit in Bariadi, Simiyu to cut costs. Orders return of allowances.

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  1414. THAI KING DIES: Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej (88), the world's longest-reigning monarch, dies in Bangkok after 70 years on the throne, the palace says.

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  1415. PENGO UNWELL: Dar Catholic Archbishop Polycarp Cardinal Pengo says at Mbagala fund raiser Friday he'll travel to India next week for further health checkup.

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  1416. INFANTINO’S PLEA: FIFA agrees to study options for an expanded 40 or 48 team World Cup for 2026 in greater detail.

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  1417. CUF NEWALA: Police in Newala stops CUF indoor meeting alleging possibility of clashes between the followers of Prof Lipumba and those of Maalim Seif.

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  1418. MBOWE CASE: High Court throws an application filed by Mr Mbowe who protested eviction from the NHC's Bilicanas building.

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  1419. MUSOMA MINE ACCIDENT: Two people dead after being stuck by a rock in a gold mine at Kigeraetuma village in Musoma District, Mara RPC Ramadhani Ng'anzi confirms.

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  1420. SCHOOL CLOSED: Government Tuesday closes Byamutemba Primary School in Missenyi District after wind blows off six classroom roofs, injuring six students.

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  1421. MEDIA BILL: Information Minister Nape Nnauye Tuesday presents The Media Services Bill 2016 to Bunge's Social Development and Services Committee in Dodoma.

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  1422. 'PANYA ROAD' ARRESTS: 15 people accused of robbing people at Sabasaba, Mbagala in Dar using machetes have been arrested, Temeke police boss Gilles Muroto says.

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  1423. JPM SACKS DED: President John Magufuli revokes the appointment of Mkinga district executive director in Tanga region, Emmanuel Mkumbo, State House press says.

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  1424. VPL RESULT: Visitors Kagera Sugar thrash Ruvu JKT 1-0 at Mabatini Stadium in Coast region Tuesday evening, thanks to Mbaraka Yusuf’s 87th minute goal.

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  1425. ‘SCORPION’ CASE: Ilala court Wednesday dismisses armed robbery plaint facing Salumu Njwete alias Scorpion, but he is rearrested, will face new charges.

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  1426. BLAST FISHING: Kigamboni Municipal Director, Stephen E. Katemba has told the WWF fisheries division that he wants a fast and efficient alert system which will enable citizens, law enforcers and stakeholders to report and tackle dynamite fishing in the area. A recent study shows that Kigamboni has the highest frequency of blast fishing incidents along the coast of Tanzania.

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  1427. CUF SAGA: CUF board of trustee Wednesday files a case in Dar High Court against Registrar of Political Parties, embattled former chair Prof Lipumba and AG.

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  1428. MBEYA CRASH: 4 people dead, 22 injured as a commuter van traveling from Chunya to Mbeya overturns at Majimazuri village, Mbeya RPC Dhahiri Kidavashari confirms.

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  1429. BLAST FISHING: Kigamboni Beach Management Unit (BMU) chairperson, Omari Mussa shows journalists how he used to make homemade bombs from black market explosives attached to a water bottle filled with a deadly mixture of fertilizer and diesel. He lost a thumb during an explosion but couldn't seek medical attention due to fear of arrest. He is speaking at a meeting of BMU leaders in Kimbiji.

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  1430. DONE DEAL: Kenyan Premier League giants AFC Leopards announce the signing of ex-Azam FC manager Stewart Hall as new coach on a 2-year deal, Kenyan media report.

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  1431. DAR ARREST: Cape Verde national Lillian Fortes arrested at JNIA airport Dar after allegedly trafficking a 2.38kg of cocaine to Malawi, RPC M. Otieno confirms.

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  1432. VPL RESULT: Kenny Ally's 89th goal gives Mbeya City a 1-1 draw against Ndanda FC at Nangwanda Sijaona in Mtwara town. Riffat Hamis scores for Ndanda FC.

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  1433. VPL RESULTS: Toto 0-2 Yanga, Prisons 2-1 Stand United, Africans Lyon 0-2 Majimaji, JKT Ruvu 0-1 Kagera Sugar, Ruvu Shooting 1-1 Mwadui and Ndanda 1-1 Mbeya City

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  1434. TZ SOCCER DOWN: Tanzania placed 144th-down by 12 spots in Thursday’s FIFA ranking. Uganda 72nd, Kenya 85th, Rwanda 137th, Burundi 137th, Argentina still top.

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  1435. HIGHER LEARNING: TAHLISO chairman Stanslaus Kadugalize says varsity students should be tolerant as govt agrees to review released loans to rectify unveiled faults. PHOTO| Denis Kalewe

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  1436. HIGHER LEARNING EDUCATION: TCU director Kokuberwa Mollel declares 3 days more commencing October 24-26 to students, who missed varsities to reapply.

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  1437. VPL RESULT: Mzamiru Yassin's goal gives Simba SC a 1-0 victory over Mwanza's Mbao FC at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam Thursday evening.

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  1438. DAR MAYORAL ELECTION: CCM have elected Benjamin Sitta to be the Mayor of Kinondoni and George Manyama Deputy Mayor, election supervisor Gift Msuya says.

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  1439. MOROCCO KING ARRIVES: King Mohammed VI of Morocco arrives in Dar for a three day state visit.

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  1440. VPL RESULTS: Simba defeat Toto Africans 3-0 at Uhuru Stadium in Dar

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  1441. TEACHERS SUSPENDED: Four Ketumbeine Secondary School teachers in Longido District suspended for allegedly having sexually relations with students, DC Godfery Chongolo says.

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  1442. DAR CAR THEFT: Police in Coast Region confirm Monday to have apprehended in Bagamoyo for theft of Capt Innocent Dallu’s car in Dar on Sunday.

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  1443. LONGIDO ELECTION CASE: Arusha Court of Appeal postpones Longido polls petition for 21 days; it orders AG and election supervisor to be included in the appeal.

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  1444. A CHILD FOUND: Kinondoni RPC Kaganda says daughter of Capt Dallu who was inside the stolen car on Sunday has been found safely.

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  1445. KENYA ATTACK: Twelve people killed in an overnight attack at Bishaaro Hotel lodge in Mandera Town by suspected Al-Shabaab gunmen, police confirm Tuesday.

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  1446. KIBITI MURDER: Nyambunda village executive officer Ali Omari Milandu shot dead Monday night by armed men at his home, police are at the scene.

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  1447. MARA BLAZE: Serengeti Secondary School dormitories in Serengeti District have caught fire. Firefighters are attempting to put out the blaze. More details to follow.

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  1448. YANGA, SIMBA OWNERSHIP: Government Wednesday orders Yanga and Simba to stop transforming their clubs into the new ownership models.

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  1449. VPL RESULT: Goals from Obrey Chirwa (6’), Amis Tambwe (63’, 90’) and Simon Msuva (83’) give Yanga a 3-0 win over JKT Ruvu at Uhuru Stadium in Dar Wednesday.

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  1450. MOURINHO CHARGED: The FA charges Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho with misconduct over his comments about the referee before the game against Liverpool.

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  1451. IRINGA CRASH: One dead as Hood Bus traveling from Mbeya to Arusha collides with a tanker and overturns at Kitonga escarpments, Iringa Thursday, police confirm

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  1452. NIC BOSS: President John Magufuli confirms Samwel Kamanga National Insurance Cooperation (NIC) managing director, Thursday’s State House press says.

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  1453. NAIROBI ATTACK: Man shot dead outside US embassy in Nairobi after he tried to stab officer guarding one of the entrances, Kenyan police force confirm.

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  1454. FAKE DRUGS: 38 people have been charged with selling fake human and animal drugs worth Sh17.4m in the Lake and Southern zones, TFDA boss Hiiti Sillo announces.

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  1455. TWIGA BANCORP: Central Bank puts Twiga Bancorp Bank under receivership after it was proved to operate below set standards, Governor Ndulu says in Dar Friday.

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  1456. UBER CASE: UK tribunal rules that some 40,000 Uber drivers are entitled to holiday pay, rest breaks and National Living Wage, BBC reports

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  1457. VPL RESULT: Mudahir Yahaya, Frank Domayo, John Boko's goals give Azam a 3-2 win against Kagera Sugar at Kaitaba Stadium, Bukoba. Themi nets 2 for Kagera Sugar.

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  1458. DCI SACKED: President Magufuli revokes the appointment of Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Diwani Athumani today, State House press says.

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  1459. VPL RESULTS: Mohamed Ibrahim scores twice as visitors Simba thrash Mwadui 3-0. African Lyon held to 1-1 draw by visitors Prisons at Uhuru Stadium in Dar.

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  1460. APPOINTMENT: President John Magufuli appoints retired General George Waitara Board Chairman of Tanzania National Parks Authority, Ikulu says.

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  1461. VPL RESUTLS: Young Africans defeat Mbao FC 3-0 at Uhuru Stadium in Dar.

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  1462. BOXER MASHALI KILLED: Tanzanian boxer Thomas Mashali killed Sunday night by unknown people at Kimara in Dar, TPBO president Yassin Abdallah confirms Monday.

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  1463. GOVT PROMISE: Minister Jenista Mhagama says govt is preparing regulations before dishing out Sh50m to each village as MPs in Dodoma ask on its implementation.

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  1464. STARS v. ZIMBABWE: National team “Taifa Stars” and Zimbabwe’s “The Warriors” will play a friendly match Nov 13 in Harare, TFF spokesman Alfred Lucas confirms.

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  1465. LEMA DETAINED: Police in Arusha Tuesday arrest Arusha MP Godbless Lema for allegedly insulting President Magufuli. He is released on bail.

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  1466. UBUNGO MAYORAL: Chadema councillor Boniface Jacob wins Ubungo Mayor race as Manzese Ward Councillor (CUF) Ramadhan Kwangaya becomes Deputy Mayor.

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  1467. JIDE GUILTY: Kinondoni Court finds singer Judith Wambura "Lady Jaydee" guilty of defaming Clouds Media’s Ruge Mutahaba and ordered to apologise.

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  1468. BUNGE: Government to conduct census in councils with more than one constituency before dishing out constituent development fund, PM Majaliwa says in Dodoma.

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  1469. SEDITIOUS CLAIM: Arusha Urban MP Godbless Lema arrives in Arusha this morning under tight security. He is being interrogated by police over incitement claims.

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  1470. TMA FORECAST: Lake Zone regions may experience heavy rainfall with lightning this month, TMA director Agnes Kijaji warns in Dar today.

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  1471. GEITA DISASTER: 23 people injured, 236 houses destructed at Ilyamchele Ward in Chato following Tuesday's night rains, district's report says.

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  1472. LEMA SAGA: Advocates of Arusha MP Godbless Lema file a case at High Court demanding police to take him to court; police say interrogation with him is not yet complete.

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  1473. LEMA UPDATE: Arusha Urban MP Godbless Lema Tuesday charged in Arusha court for allegedly insulting President Magufuli. He is remanded as court denies him bail.

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  1474. US ELECTION: Donald Trump wins the US presidency after a series of stunning wins in key battleground states as Clinton concedes the race for the White House.

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  1475. JPM ON TRUMP: President John Magufuli Wednesday congratulates US President-Elect Donald Trump for winning elections, pledges to maintain cooperation.

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  1476. VPL RESULTS: Simba slump to a 2-1 loss at the hands of Tanzania Prisons at Sokoine Stadium in Mbeya as Azam bounce back with a 4-1 win over Mwadui in Shinyanga.

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  1477. CONCESSION SPEECH: Hillary Clinton thanks her followers for the support they gave her, urges them to defend equal rights and the rule of law.

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  1478. TRUMP’S VICTORY: Thousands of protesters gather in streets of Boston, Los Angeles and New York to oppose the US president elect Donald Trump.

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  1479. SITTA'S FUNERAL: Parliament Thursday cancels its rules to allow the coffin carrying former Speaker's body brought to the national assembly for final respects.

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  1480. CORRECTION FIRE ACCIDENT: Saba General warehouse which stores tires in Dar razed and not Quality Foam mattresses Factory 'QFL Dodoma' as we reported.

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  1481. MUNGAI'S FUNERAL: President Magufuli Thursday leads government leaders and Dar residents to give last respect to the late Joseph Mungai's body at Karimjee Hall.

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  1482. JPM IN MUHIMBILI: President Magufuli Thursday visits his wife who has been hospitalized at Sewa Haji Ward, Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar.

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  1483. SITTA’S BODY: A plane carrying body of former House Speaker Samwel Sitta lands in Dar Thursday afternoon. VP Samia Suluhu leads Tanzanians to receive the body.

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  1484. SITTA'S LAST RESPECT: President Magufuli leads government leaders and residents to give last respect to the late Speaker Samuel Sitta's body at Karimjee in Dar.

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  1485. UDA ON STRIKE: Public Uda bus drivers in Mbagala, Dar refuse to provide transport service Friday alleging their leaders for disregarding their complaints.

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  1486. DEMISE OF SITTA: The body of ex-Speaker Samuel Sitta brought in Bunge, Dodoma, for MPs to give their last respects before being transported to Tabora for burial

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  1487. FIRST LADY RELEASED: First Lady Janeth Magufuli was discharged Friday from Muhimbili Hospital where she was admitted after her health improved, State House says

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  1488. LEMA RULLING: Arusha Court releases Arusha MP Godbless Lema, but state attorneys disagree, want to challenge the bail in High Court.

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  1489. SITTA’S FUNERAL: Premier Majaliwa leads government officials and other mourners in laying to rest former Speaker Sitta at his residence in Tabora.

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  1490. WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS: Goal from Farouq Miya gives Uganda a 1-0 victory over Congo Brazzaville in 2018 World Cup qualifiers Saturday in Kampala Uganda.

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  1491. DRC PM RESIGNS: DRC PM, Augustin Ponyo resigns Monday in accordance with a political deal made in October that extends Joseph Kabila's tenure as president, BBC reports.

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  1492. TRANSFER WINDOW: Players Vincent Bossou, Andrew Vincent will stay at Yanga despite rumors linking them to other teams, club's acting GS Baraka Deusdedit says.

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  1493. KAGERA QUAKE UPDATE: Govt insists disasters caused by Kagera earthquake wasn’t planed hence Wananchi should repair own residences, Prime Minister’s Office says.

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  1494. LEMA CASE:Magistrate Rwezile warns prison officers over contempt of court after allegedly hindering journos from picturing MP Lema as he arrives at Arusha Court

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  1495. WC QUALIFIERS-CORNMEAL: G. Jesus, R. Augusto score as Brazil win 2-0 over Peru today. Earlier; Ecuador 3-0 Venezuela, Argentina 3-0 Colombia, Chile 3-1Uruguay.

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  1496. ‘MPEMBA’ AT COURT: A man, who President John Magufuli named as Mpemba and a kingpin of ivory smugglers, arrives at Dar es Salaam's Kisutu Court this afternoon.

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  1497. MEDIA SERVICES LAW: President John Magufuli signs into law the recently passed Media Services Bill, 2016 by parliamentarians in Dodoma, the State House says.

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  1498. CONTE, HAZARD SHINE: Chelsea pair Antonio Conte and Eden Hazard win October's Premier League manager and player of the month awards respectively, FA announces.

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  1499. CUF: With unknown reasons, police in Mtwara ban CUF meeting which was supposed to be addressed by CUF Secretary General Maalim Seif, RPC to explain later.

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  1500. PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT: President John Magufuli Saturday appoints Mussa Iyombe PSPF Board chairman and Prof Faustine Karani LAPF Boad chairman.

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  1501. PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT: President John Magufuli Saturday appoints Prof Tadeo Andrew Satta Institute of Financial Management rector, State House release says.

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  1502. MACHALI JOINS CCM: Former Kasulu Urban MP (NCCR), Moses Machali confirms joining CCM today in Dodoma to support President Magufuli’s efforts to combat graft.

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  1503. KLINSMANN FIRED: Jurgen Klinsmann has been fired as United States head coach after 5 years in charge, United States Soccer Federation confirms.

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  1504. LEMA’s CASE: Arusha High Court dismisses MP Godbless Lema’s plea of reviewing his case Tuesday morning, advises his advocates to challenge bail denial.

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  1505. SIMBA MEETING: National Sports Council of Tanzania Tuesday says it doesn't recognise Simba SC's constitution amendment emergency meeting set for Dec 11.

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  1506. IBRACADABRA SHINES: Manchester United forward Zlatan 'Ibracadabra' Ibrahimovic named Swedish Footballer of the Year for the 10th time in a row and 11th overall.

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  1507. BEST FOOTBALLER: Tanzanian Mbwana Samatta eliminated as CAF shortlists Salah, Slimani, Aubameyang, Mahrez, Sadio Mane for the best player in 2016 Africa award.

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  1508. RC ORDER: Dar regional commissioner Paul Makonda orders arrest of Gongo la Mboto local government chairman Bakari Shingo after allegedly making fake receipts.

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  1509. NEYMAR’S CASE: A Spanish court called for Barca's Neymar Junior to serve 2-year prison sentence for his part in an alleged fraud during his transfer from Santos.

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  1510. TZ SOCCER DOWN: Tanzania placed 160th-down by 16 spots in Thursday's FIFA ranking. Uganda 73rd, Kenya 89th, Rwanda 101st, Burundi 133rd, Argentina still top.

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  1511. GERRARD RETIRES: Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, 36, announces his retirement from professional football following an 18-year career in the game.

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  1512. RC ORDER: Dar regional commissioner Paul Makonda orders arrest of Zavala local govt chairperson in Ilala Chiku Mwalutambi after allegedly selling public land.

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  1513. JPM PHONES MAKONDA: President Magufuli calls RC Makonda, while at a meeting with wananchi in Ubungo and warns people not to temper with Morogoro Road reserve.

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  1514. PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTMENT: President Magufuli appoints Dr Kilimbe TCRA board chairman and Sylvester Mabumba as his vice chairman, communications ministry says.

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  1515. CASTRO DIES: Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has died aged 90, BBC reports.

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  1516. JWTZ COMMISSION: President John Magufuli commissions 194 army officers to the rank of Second Lieutenant at the White House Grounds in Dar.

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  1517. RC ORDER: Dar RC Paul Makonda orders the arrest of Kinondoni land officer for allegedly forging title deed in Mabwepande Suburb, Kinondoni District.

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  1518. COLOMBIA PLANE CRASH: Aeroplane with 72 on board, including Brazilian club football team, crashes at Medellin airport in Colombia, BBC reports.

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  1519. ENVIRONMENT DEGRADATION: Government intends to increase tax in charcoal for the purpose of protecting environment, natural resources minister Maghembe says.

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  1520. COLOMBIA PLANE CRASH: Colombian police say 76 confirmed dead after plane carrying Chapecoense footballers crashed near Medellin, but five people survived.

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  1521. MP ARREST: Ukonga MP Mwita Waitara confirms he’s being held at Chang’ombe Police Post, Dar. He claims his arrest came after he intervened in Kivule-Mbande demolitions.

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  1522. 'SCORPION' CASE: Salum 'Scorpion' Njwete, at Ilala Court in Dar, charged with 2nd count of causing severe injuries to Said Mrisho. Case adjourned until Dec 14.

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  1523. BALE INJURY UPDATE: Real Madrid confirm that forward Gareth Bale has undergone successful surgery on his right ankle in London, UK Wednesday.

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  1524. RPC KAKAMBA DIES: Singida police commander SACP Peter Kakamba passed away Tuesday night at Muhimbili Hosp. in Dar, where he was admitted, Ag. RPC Towo confirms.

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  1525. TRANSFER WINDOW: Ghanaian goalie Daniel Agyei arrives in Dar Wednesday and welcomed by Simba SC official Abbas Ally. He will be engaged with Simba.

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  1526. COLOMBIA PLANE CRASH: According to a leaked audio recording, crashed plane in Colombia killing most of a Brazilian soccer side had run out of fuel, BBC reports.

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  1527. WORLD AIDS DAY: In every 100 Tanzanians, 5 are infected with HIV Aids, women are more infected than men, Minister for Health Ummy Mwalimu says in Dar.

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  1528. ASSISTANCE: President Magufuli, First Lady donate Sh5m for treatment of Haidari Bonge, a child who suffers from abnormal tissue outgrowth, Ikulu says.

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  1529. NEW BOEING: President Magufuli meets with Boeing representative, Jim Deboo as part of efforts to buy a larger aircraft from his company, Ikulu says.

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  1530. MAPINDUZI CUP: Kenyan side AFC Leopards decline an invite from ZFF to play at Mapinduzi Cup in January 2017. Coach Stewart Hall says he's building up his team.

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  1531. SUDAMERICANA CUP CHAMPS: Chapecoense awarded the Copa Sudamericana after most of their team died en route to the final in Colombia.

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  1532. TASAF BENEFICIARIES: 55,692 households removed from TASAF's plan for lack of qualifications, minister Kairuki says as 100 officials face suspension over laxity.

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  1533. JPM ORDERS: President Magufuli orders local government officials to stop evicting petty traders in Mwanza City. He advises those against his directive to quit.

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  1534. PLANE CRASH UPDATE: Bolivia Authorities arrest the head of the airline involved in a crash that killed 71 people in Colombia, including 19 Chapecoense players.

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  1535. PAKISTAN PLANE CRASH: Pakistan Airlines flight with more than 40 people on board crashes near Hevalian, 70km from Islamabad, BBC reports.

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  1536. MEDIA SERVICE LAW: Information Minister Nape Nnauye says the govt will expedite passing regulations for implementation of Access to information Act.

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  1537. MBEYA ACCIDENT: One person injured in an accident which has involved collision of 4 vehicles including New Force Bus in Vigurusi Ward Mbeya Region, RPC confirms.

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  1538. LEMA'S CASE: MP Lema's request for extra time to file bail appeal aim has been stuck after the govt lawyers raise the intention to submit opposing arguments.

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  1539. CONSTITUTION AWARENESS: 50 per cent of Tanzanians have never seen the 1977 national constitution, international firm reveals.

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  1540. GEITA ACCIDENT UPDATE: 3 gold miners dead, 16 others injured as the lorry traveling from Bukombe to Katoro overturns at Lulembela, RPC M. Mwabulambo confirms.

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  1541. DANGOTE SAGA: Dangote Cement factory owner, Aliko Dangote Saturday meets President Magufuli and say he has no plan to shut the factory, State House Says

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  1542. EPL RESULT: Stefano Okaka scored twice as Watford notched up their 6th win of the season with a 3-2 victory at home to Everton.

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  1543. SINGIDA MAULID: Bakwata condemns acts of terrorism that occurred in Mwanza, Morogoro and Coast Regions this year, Secretary General, Sheikh S. Lolila says.

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  1544. SINGIDA MAULID: Tanzania Chief Mufti, Sheikh Aboubakary Zubeir urges Muslims to be obedient to their leaders and to maintain good relationships with non-Muslims.

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  1545. SINGIDA MAULID: PM Kassim Majaliwa says the government has no tolerance with people who entertain terrorism and religious bigotry.

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  1546. NEC CCM: CCM introduces changes which will, among other issues, reduce NEC members which its chairman can appoint from 10 to 7.

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  1547. APPOINTMENT: President John Magufuli appoints Ngusa Samike Comptroller State House; Director of Presidential Communications, Gerson Msigwa says.

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  1548. NEC CCM: CCM National Executive Committee (NEC) appoints Humphrey Polepole a Secretary for Ideology and Publicity, CCM tweets.

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  1549. CCM's National Executive Committee reduces number of members of Central Committee from 34 to 24, its meeting slashed from 4 to 2 per year.

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  1550. DONE DEAL: Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta signs a new three-and-a-half-year contract, keeping him at Stanford Bridge until 2020, his club confirm.

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  1551. SABAYA FREED: Arusha court frees ex CCM youth wing official Lengai Ole Sabaya after prosecutor withdraws charges. He was charged with impersonating a security officer

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  1552. MBEYA CHAOS: Police in Mwanjelwa use teargas to disperse bodaboda riders alleged to have blocked Mbeya-Zambia Road to push for release of fellows who are in custody.

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  1553. SABAYA ARRAIGNED: The suspended CCM youth wing official Lengai Sabaya arraigned at Arusha court for allegedly pretending to be a National Security officer.

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  1554. MAXENCE ARRAIGNED: Jamii Forums founder Maxence Melo Friday morning arraigned at Kisutu Magistrate Court in Dar.

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  1555. MAXENCE CHARGED: JamiiForums founder Maxence Melo has appeared before three different magistrates facing 3 charges. He is denied bail

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  1556. SUICIDE ATTEMPT: A girl has been injured after jumping from the 7th floor at JM Mall in Dar on attempted suicide. She has been admitted to Mnazi mmoja Hospital.

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  1557. KAFULILA ABANDON NCCR: The former Kigoma South MP David Kafulila announces to leave NCCR Mageuzi and plans to join Chadema.

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  1558. LEMA'S CASE: The High Court in Arusha quashes State Attorneys' objections to MP Godless Lema's prayer to be granted with more time to appeal for his bail.

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  1559. NIMR NEW BOSS: President Magufuli picks Prof Yunus Mgaya new National Institute for Medical Research director. He replaces Dr Mwele whose appointment was revoked last night.

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  1560. Tanesco has completed construction of a 400KV power transmission backbone from Iringa to Shinyanga, project manager, Khalid James says Monday.

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  1561. MAXENCE RELEASED: Kisutu Court Monday releases JamiiForums founder Maxence Melo after meeting bail conditions, he is facing three different cases.

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  1562. JAILED FOR IVORY: Tanga Resident Magistrate Court finds Charles Kijangwa guilty of smuggling jumbo tusks; hands him 25 yrs in jail or pay Sh3.7bn in fines.

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  1563. TANESCO SERVICE: Tanesco Shinyanga asks high energy users to exploit 109megawats energy as the current consumption is 78wts.Regional Manager Raphael Njango says

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  1564. MEXICO EXPLOSION : An explosion at a San Pablito fireworks market outside Mexico City kills at least 26 people and 72 others injured,Officials Say.

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  1565. CIDTF STOPED: Agriculture Minister Charles Tizeba suspends cashew trust fund operations after officials allegedly obtained and received substandard product

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  1566. FOREIGN PLAYERS: The government prohibits Yanga, Simba SC and Azam FC from using foreign players until the completion of Immigration Regulations.

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  1567. COURT RULING: Misungwi District Court in Mwanza sentences Zawadi Yohana to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of defiling a Standard 5 girl.

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  1568. CHAIRMAN RELEASED: Court acquits Misungwi District Council Chairman Benard Polycarp Thursday after finding him not guilty of misusing his power.

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  1569. MCT STATEMENT: Media Council of Tanzania condemns Arumeru DC Alexander Mnyeti's order to arrest journalist Halfan Liundi in Arusha.

    JB Julius Bett
  1570. EAC drought is self inflicted: Museveni

    Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said yesterday the current drought ravaging East African region was partly blamed

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  1571. Minister hits at local leaders

    The government will take legal action against leaders, who abuse their powers. The warning was issued by Minister of

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  1572. SIGNING OF CONTRACTS: Tanzania and Turkey sign some contracts including health, industry and diplomacy.

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  1573. SIGNING OF CONTRACTS: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wants business cooperation between Tanzania and Turkey to rise from USD150m to USD500m.

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  1574. IRINGA CRASH: One person killed, several others injured as a bus from Kilolo district hit a lorry in Iringa Municipality, Iringa RC Amina Masenza confirms.

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  1575. ARUSHA KILLINGS: 4 people killed, 5 injured for allegedly entering livestock in Oldonyosambu Forest Reserve in Arumeru district Arusha police say probe underway.

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  1576. ARUSHA UPDATE: Arusha RPC Mkumbo says 6 SUMA-JKT soldiers have been arrested for allegedly killing 4, injuring 5 herders. Survivors admitted at Mount Meru Hosp.

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  1577. DONE DEAL: Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho signs a new five-year contract keeping him at Anfield until 2022, the Reds confirm.

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  1578. JPM ON TASAF: President John Magufuli says next phase of TASAF beneficiaries is supposed to work hard in ensuring development of the country.

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  1579. UDART DAR: President John Magufuli officially inaugurates Dar rapid bus operations, argues citizens to take care of the project.

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  1580. UYUI DC QUITS: Uyui District Commissioner in Tabora, Gabriel Mnyele confirms to have resigned after President Magufuli okays his intention.

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  1581. BRITISH ACTOR DIES: British Actor, Sir John Hurt dies aged 77, BBC reports.

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  1582. DAR FIRE ACCIDENT: Fire caused by burnt garbage destroys Venus bar at Tabata mwananchi in Dar es Salaam, Barmaids say.

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  1583. MOROGORO CLASHES: Police officers use tear gas to disperse small businessmen as they violently rejected eviction from non-official business sites.

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  1584. RZ MINES ACCIDENT: Energy and Minerals Deputy Minister Medard Kalemani orders rescuers to send food and water to the 14 miners trapped in Nyarugusu gold mine

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  1585. RZ MINERS UPDATE: All 15 miners admitted to Geita Regional Hospital on Sunday discharged Monday morning.

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  1586. DAR ACCIDENT: Four people cheat death after their cars (Harrier and Fuso) collide head on at Tabata Kinyerezi in Dar es Salaam, police arrive at the scene.

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  1587. Donald Trump sacks the acting US attorney general Sally Yates after she questions the legality of his immigration ban.

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  1588. FORM 4 RESULTS: 277,283 (70.09 per cent) students who sat for form 4 exams in 2016 have passed, NECTA says. Boys passed by 73.6 per cent, girls 67.06 per cent.

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  1589. FORM 4 RESULTS UPDATE: Out of 10 poorest performing schools in 2016 form 4 results announced today by National Examination Council, 6 are from Dar es Salaam.

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  1590. CCM CELEBRATIONS: CCM cancels celebrations to mark its 40th anniversary. Members are urged to participate in community activities including cleanliness, Party publicist, H. Polepole says.

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  1591. WAR ON DRUGS UPDATE: IGP Ernest Mangu suspends 12 police officers linked to drug trafficking allegations raised by Dar RC Paul Makonda for investigation to take its course.

    JB Julius Bett
  1592. US TRAVEL BAN: President Donald Trump vows to restore travel ban after it was suspended by what he described as a "so-called judge"

    JB Julius Bett
  1593. EPL RESULT: Marcos Alonso, Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas score as Chelsea moved 12 points clear at the top of the table with a 3-1 home win over Arsenal.

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  1594. LIPULI PROMOTED: Iringa’s Lipuli FC has secured a berth in Mainland Premier League Saturday after a 3-1 victory against Police Dar.

    JB Julius Bett
  1595. MEDIA SERVICES ACT: Minister Nnauye declares diploma as the starting education level for journalists; certificate holders given 5 years to improve credentials.

    JB Julius Bett
  1596. MABEYO SWORN IN: Newly appointed Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Venance Mabeyo sworn in by President John Magufuli Monday at State House in Dar.

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  1597. WAR ON DRUGS: Police hold 112 people at Central Police Station linked with drug trafficking, Dar Special Zone Commander, Simon Siro says.

    JB Julius Bett
  1598. LISSU ARRESTED: Police in Dodoma have arrested Singida East MP, Tundu Lissu, reason still unknown.

    JB Julius Bett
  1599. WAR ON DRUGS: 13 artistes including Khalid Mohamed 'TID', Petit and Tunda appear at Dar Kisutu Court this morning to face charge.

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  1600. SERENGETI BOYS PREPS: Sh800m needed for Under-17 national team to participate in CAF African Championships in Gabon, TFF president Jamali Malinzi says.

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  1601. MPs WALK OUT: Opposition lawmakers walk out of the debating chamber objecting Deputy Speaker Tulia Ackson’s decision to order Kawe MP Halima Mdee out.

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  1602. NEW MAKONDA LIST: Dar RC Makonda orders 65 people including Iddi Azan, Mbowe, Manji and Bishop Gwajima for questioning at Central Police Station on Friday.

    JB Julius Bett
  1603. WAR ON DRUGS: Dar RC Paul Makonda says the 2nd phase of anti-narcotics war will include door to door inspections once full list from local leaders is obtained.

    JB Julius Bett
  1604. DONE DEAL: Uganda Cranes goalkeeper Denis Onyango signs a 4-year contract extension with South Africa’s Mamelodi Sundowns, the club announce.

    JB Julius Bett
  1605. MAKONDA LIST: City businessman Yusufu Manji says he will appear at the Central Police Station tomorrow instead of Friday following Dar RC Paul Makonda’s order.

    JB Julius Bett
  1606. FIFA RANKING: Tanzania drops to 158th-down by 2 spots in the latest FIFA ranking released today. Uganda 75, Kenya 87, Rwanda 100, Burundi 138, South Sudan 169.

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  1607. TUNDU LISSU FREED: Kisutu Court releases Singida East MP Tundu Lissu on Sh20m bail, quashing state attorneys plea to deny him bail.

    JB Julius Bett
  1608. MANJI, GWAJIMA SAGA: Businessman Yusuf Manji, Bishop Josephat Gwajima taken from Dar’s Central Police Station under tight security heading to city centre.

    JB Julius Bett
  1609. GWAJIMA RELEASED: Police releases Bishop Gwajima after holding him for 3 days on drugs allegations at Dar Central Police.

    JB Julius Bett
  1610. EPL RESULT: Alexis Sanchez struck twice as Arsenal beat Hull City 2-0 to remain unbeaten in 14 games against the Tigers in all competitions.

    JB Julius Bett
  1611. NEW MAKONDA LIST: Dar RC Makonda Monday hands over 97 names of people accused of doing drugs business to Drug Control and Enforcement Authority boss Rogers Sianga

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  1612. WAR ON DRUGS: RC Paul Makonda and Commissioner Rogers Sianga order Chid Mapenzi and Ayubu Mfaume Kiboko to immediately report at Dar Central Police Station.

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  1613. COUPLES IMPRISONED: Kisutu Court slaps a 20-year jail sentence on couple Peter and Leonidia Kabi after proving them guilty of smuggling ivory worth Sh2.2bn.

    JB Julius Bett
  1614. KENYA DOCTORS JAILED: Kenya Labour Court jails for one month officials of the doctors' union (KMPDU) for contempt.

    JB Julius Bett
  1615. MANJI UPDATES: Dar Immigration Office directs city businessman Yusufu Manji to report at the regional office for interrogations after being discharged from the hospital

    JB Julius Bett
  1616. Yonhap news agency reports the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been assassinated in Malaysia

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  1617. Rolls-Royce has reported a record annual pre-tax loss of £4.6bn

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  1618. BUHEMBA MINES ACCIDENT: Two dead miners have been found today. Reports indicate the deceased were trapped in a Buhemba mine in Mara Reigion on Monday, rescuing mission is underway.

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  1619. ARUSHA CRASH: Kiranyi Secondary School students block Sakina-Ngaramtoni Road after fellow student is killed by a speeding bus, police are at the scene.

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  1620. JWTZ COMMISSION: President John Magufuli commissions 180 army officers to the rank of Second Lieutenant at the White House Grounds in Dar.

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  1621. MBEYA CLASHES: Residents in Mbeya torch house of a woman alleged to have dug a body of her buried child and put in her house, RPC Kidavashari confirms

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  1622. MBEYA CLASHES UPDATE: Police in Mbeya arrest several people for allegedly torching house of a woman alleged to have dug a body of her buried child.

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  1623. CAF CL RESULT: Yanga qualifies first stage of the African Champions League after beating Comoro’s Ngaya on aggregate of 6-2. Yanga won the first game 5-1.

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  1624. CHUNYA MINES ACCIDENT: Four miners are killed and seven rescued Monday after a gold mine collapsed at Itumbi Village in Chunya District, police confirms.

    JB Julius Bett
  1625. ONE DIES IN MTWARA: A Tanzanian who was chased from Mozambique, Jackline Greyson, dies at Mtwara Ligula Referral Hosp while getting treatment, police confirms.

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  1626. MBOWE ARREST: Police arrest Chadema Chairman Freeman Mbowe in Dar while in the process to surrender himself for interrogation, Party’s information officer Tumaini Makene says.

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  1627. MBOWE FREED: Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe released at midnight after he was grilled by Dar Police, party communications officer Tumaini Makene confirms.

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  1628. MBOWE CASE: A case filled by Freeman Mbowe against Dar RC Makonda, commander Sirro, Camillus Wambura over his arrest and defamation continues at the High Court.

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  1629. DC ORDERS: Kinondoni DC Ally Happy gives authorities a 7-day ultimatum to assign more teachers to Kiumbageni P/School, where one teacher teaches 162 pupils.

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  1630. KIBITI ATTACK: Three people including Kibiti OCCID Peter Kubezya are confirmed dead after armed men shot him at Jaribu Village, DC G. Kifu says investigation continues.

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  1631. MASOGANGE IN COURT: Agness Gerald alias Masogange and 14 Quality Group Company employees are at Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar waiting for charges to be read to them.

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  1632. MASOGANGE UPDATES: Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court charges Video queen Agnes Gerald popular as Masogange Wednesday for allegedly using heroin.

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  1633. BUHEMBA MINES ACCIDENT: Six miners have been rescued this morning after Buhemba mine collapsed last night in Butiama District, the rescue operation continues.

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  1634. BUHEMBA MINES UPDATES: One dead miner has been found today after being trapped in Buhemba mine in Mara Reigion last night, rescuing mission continues.

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  1635. LUKUVI REACTION: Minister for Lands William Lukuvi to take businessman to task for allocating disputed land to RC Paul Makonda.

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  1636. BUHEMBA MINES UPDATES: Mara Regional government bans mining activities at Buhemba mines until the safety assessment of the area is completed.

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  1637. Two women - an Indonesian and a Vietnamese - will be charged with murder on Wednesday over their alleged involvement in the killing of the estranged half-brother of North Korea's leader at Kuala Lumpur's main airport, Malaysia's attorney general said.

    Police have said that the women smeared VX nerve agent, a chemical on a U.N. list of weapons of mass destruction, on Kim Jong Nam's face in an assault recorded on airport security cameras on Feb. 13.

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  1638. The son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali said he was detained by immigration officials at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport because he's a Muslim.

    Muhammad Ali Jr., along with his mother, Khalilah Camacho-Ali were returning to Florida from Jamaica after speaking at a black history event. They were retrieving their bags at baggage claim, when an official pulled them aside.
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  1639. MBEKI INAUGURATED AS UNISA CHANCELLOR‚ CONDEMNS PRETORIA IMMIGRANT ATTACKS: Former president Thabo Mbeki on Monday added his voice to those of others condemning the spate of immigrant attacks in Pretoria last week.“All of us know that our country faces many socio-economic challenges. Not any of these problems will be solved by attacking foreign immigrants‚” Mbeki said.

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  1640. Fatigue may be setting in for some Chinese soccer investors. LeEco has just lost the rights to screen top Asian matches. The cash-strapped group, led by hyperactive entrepreneur Jia Yueting, has unique problems. Still, some others have probably over-stretched too.

    On Tuesday, the Asian Football Confederation scrapped a 2015 contract with LeEco. The AFC didn't say why, but Reuters says LeEco's subsidiary LeSports missed a payment on a $100 million-plus contract giving it exclusive rights to show big tournaments like the Asian Champions League in China.

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  1641. YOUTH TEAM: Singers Diamond Platnumz, Ali Kiba among Serengeti Boys’ 10-member preparations committee under Charles Hillary, minister Nnauye announces Tuesday.

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  1642. MO IBRAHIM Foundation announces no winner of the 2016 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership for the second year running. #TheCitizenToday

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  1643. Mdee, Bulaya suspended for one year

    It is now official. The Parliament has suspended Kawe MP, Halima Mdee (Chadema) and her Bunda counterpart, Esther Bulaya

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  1644. Today Yanga Vs Simba

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  1645. Eight major risks to Tanzania's economic growth in 2018/19

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  1646. Finance Minister Philip Mpango is reading Tanzania's spending plan for 2018/19. Check out our live coverage here:http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/tanzaniadecides/-/2926962/2926962/-/cbh4cvz/-/index.html

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  1647. #Budget2018: Minister proposes VAT waiver for sanitary towels to improve access for girls and women - particularly in rural areas.

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  1648. #Budget2018: Finance Minister proposes corporate income tax reduction from 30 to 20 percent for the next five years (2019 to 2023) for new investors in sectors such as leather processing.

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  1649. #Budget2018: Excise duty on alcohol (hard liquor) made in Tanzania will NOT go up – Finance Minister Philip Mpango

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  1650. #Budget2018: Common external tariffs for imported tomato sauce to jump to 35% (instead of 25%) to protect local manufactures across East Africa - Philip Mpango, Finance Minister

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  1651. #Budget2018: Your imported chocolate will likely become more expensive, with the govt planning to increase common external tariffs to 35% (from 25%).

    So will your 'posh' biscuits and chewing gum.

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  1652. #Budget2018: Finance Minister Philip Mpango has just wound down the govt's budget proposal for 2018/19. Parliamentary debate to start Monday, June 18.

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