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NGO conducts training on children’s rights and duties

RAPID increase in the number of child abuse cases, especially those involving young girls in Rombo District, Kilimanjaro Region, are said to be fuelled by the community’s lack of awareness about children’s rights.

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Council barred from collecting scrapped ‘nuisance’ levy

AUTHORITIES in Coast Region have issued an order barring Kibaha District Council from collecting hotel and guesthouse levy, which was scrapped by Parliament in 2009 but the council had been collecting since, sparking complaints from the operators.

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Environmental degradation rocks Ukerewe

THE natural Itira forest in Ukerewe District has disappeared after residents cut down trees in the vast area that covers about 114 hectares.

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Public Service Commission decries lack of funds, staff

INADEQUATE funds and human resources have been identified as some of the major challenges facing the Tanzania Public Service Commission, causing it to fail to meet its goals.

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Germany refutes Ukawa-funding claims

FOLLOWING recent allegations which were published by a section of the local media linking the German government with influencing the current constitutional debate, the country’s embassy on Monday distanced itself from the rumours.

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CCM electoral promises fulfilled

President Jakaya KikwetePRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has said that no one can challenge Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) in connection with its commitment to carry out its manifesto.

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Tarime DC issues strong warning against FGM

THE government in Tarime District, Mara Region, has issued a strong warning against engaging in female genital mutilation (FGM), which is widely believed to take place here later this year.

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Three killed as Kenyan plane crashes in Serengeti

Serengeti National Park THREE people were burnt beyond recognition when a Fokker F-27 MK- 500 aircraft crashed in Serengeti National Park on Sunday, a few minutes after it took-off at Mwanza Airport.

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No-show EALA members face House ire

Ms Shy-Rose BhanjiMEMBERS of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have been cautioned against missing sessions at the ongoing sitting in Dar es Salaam in order not to frustrate the quorum as the House makes decisions on various regional issues.

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Daily News Poll

Inflation rate has slightly risen to 6.5 per cent in July from 6.4 per cent in June due to an increased price of non-food items. Do you think the government is doing enough to control it?