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The death toll in the Italian earthquake has risen to at least 247 as thousands of rescuers continue efforts to find survivors.
IT has been a second major post-dusk robbery in less than five months. It was also different from previous major bank heists in the country as this time around the bandits had targeted the police and their weapons.
CIVIL servants and employees from the private sector have been assured of adequate accommodation in the designated administrative city of Dodoma, as the National Housing Corporation (NHC) seeks to raise 60bn/- to put up between 300 and 500 houses in the capital.
TANZANIA and Zambia governments are reviewing Tanzania-Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) Act of 1995 to allow private investments in the joint-owned railway and make it run commercially.
THE National Microfinance bank (NMB) has handed over 206m/- to the Association of Local Authorities in Tanzania (ALAT) to facilitate the association’s 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the Mayors Award. The bank will also award a tractor worthy 56m/- to a mayor who will be named as the best mayor by the AGM.
IN the modern World, women need to support one another and face challenges as one. Women with influence and power have the ability to transform a generation, as do their male counterparts.
VIOLENT behaviour in and around pubs, night clubs and Bars in Dar es Salaam presents a significant public health, criminal justice and urban management problem and in many of these incidents, alcohol has been consumed, according to a survey.
SCIENCE subjects are now compulsory to all secondary school students at Ordinary Level (‘O’ Level), based on the recent government’s directive.
A gang of seven suspected criminals, who were heavily armed, ambushed a police motor vehicle that was taking police officers to sentry points and killed four of them. The grim incident occurred at Mbande in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday evening as darkness settled.