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Boycotting MCAs urged back

President Jakaya Kikwete.PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has urged some Members of the Constituent Assembly (MCAs) who have boycotted the process to rewrite the constitution to return to the debating chamber “to accomplish the noble mission’’.

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Ex-African leaders trump fair resource distribution

RETIRED Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo (right) makes a point during discussions at the Plenary Session of the Africa Leadership Forum 2014 organised by Uongozi Institute and held in Dar es Salaam. Others are; from left, retired presidents Festus Mogae (Botswana), Thabo Mbeki (South Africa) and Benjamin Mkapa (Tanzania). (Photo by Mohamed Mambo)CONTINENTAL leaders at the Africa Leadership Forum meeting have said that equal distribution of resources is vital in keeping communities united and focused on development.

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Bunda residents won’t be evicted to expand SENAPA

The Minister for State in the President’s Office (Social Relations and Coordination), Mr Stephen Wassira.THE Minister of State in the President’s Office (Relations and Co-ordination), Mr Stephen Wassira, has said that President Jakaya Kikwete has never ordered Bunda residents to be evicted to pave way for the extension of Serengeti National Park (SENAPA).

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Avoid politicians out to use you, varsity students counseled

FORMER Prime Minister Fredrick Sumaye.FORMER Prime Minister, Mr Fredrick Sumaye, has advised students in institutions of higher learning not to be used by politicians bent on serving their interests, and instead use their knowledge to transform the society.

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UKAWA accuses religious leaders over biasness

UKAWA Co-Chairman Prof Ibrahim Lipumba.MEMBERS of the Coalition of People's Constitution (UKAWA) have accused religious leaders of biasness, while keeping silent over issues which took place in the Constituency Assembly (CA) early this year.

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Kikwete mourns Kongwa road accident victims

President Jakaya Kikwete.PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has sent a condolence message to Dodoma Regional Commissioner, Dr Rehema Nchimbi, following a grisly road accident which occurred on Wednesday at Pandambili, in Kongwa district, claiming the lives of 18 people and injuring 56 others.

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Revisit customs duty on vehicle imports, legislators advised

MOTOR vehicle importers in Kilimanjaro region have appealed to the National Assembly to revisit the customs duty slapped on them recently.

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Vietnamese nabbed with lion teeth at JNIA

A 47-year-old Vietnam national was on Wednesday arrested by security personnel at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) on Wednesday after he was found in possession of government trophies worth over 180m/-.

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Ex-TBS chief asks court to dismiss case against him

FORMER Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) Director General Charles Ekelege.FORMER Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) Director General Charles Ekelege requested the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam to set him free on charges of abuse of position and occasioning loss.

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Daily News Poll

Do you think UKAWA should go back to the Constituent Assembly scheduled for early August?

Yes - 51.6%
No - 38.5%
I am not sure - 9.9%

Total votes: 182
The voting for this poll has ended on: 2014 Jul 31 - 00:00