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TANZANIA is set to receive a total of 77.7bn/- from Japan as grant and concessional loan to support poverty alleviation efforts and facilitate construction of a flyover at the intersection of Nyerere Road and Nelson Mandela Expressway.
TANZANIA has managed to remove 1,994 children from child labour in various sectors in Zanzibar and mainland. This was said yesterday by the Minister for Labour and Employment (MP), Hon. Gaudentia Kabaka during the 102nd session of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Conference which is being held in Geneva, Switzerland from June 5 to 20th.
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FOUR Members of Parliament on CHADEMA ticket have been arrested following acts of violence that occurred at Soweto grounds in Kaloleni, on Tuesday evening. They are Tundu Lissu (Singida East), Mustapha Akonaay (Mbulu), Said Arfi (Mpanda Urban) and Joyce Nkya (Special Seats).
DEVELOPMENT partners are now reluctant to support Zanzibar because they have lost their trust, some Members of the House of Representatives have said when discussing the 2013/14 annual budget estimates.
Zanzibar President Alhaji Aboud Jumbe Mwinyi, made public his event of celebrating his 93rd birthday. The celebration was held at his son’s home in Zanzibar. “Some of you have been asking about the elderly man.
FOUR people died on the spot following a road accident which occurred at Kiziramuyaga village in Muleba District.
Muleba District Commissioner Lembris Kipuyo, who visited the scene of the accident, told the “Daily News” over the phone that four bodies have so far been recovered, including the driver of the bus, christened ‘Minziro Kwetu,’ which was heading to Geita from Bukoba.
He said the driver of the bus, identified as Salum Ally (32) and the conductor, identified as Ibrahim Kajeba (30), both residents of Bukoba, died.
The other two bodies could not be identified immediately. The accident occurred at Kalongo corner at 1:30pm when the driver failed to control the bus which hit a big rock and overturned. He was allegedly seen talking over his mobile phone before the accident.
SEX minorities and commercial sex workers pose the risk of increased HIV/Aids prevalence in the society, according to a study which shows that over 30 per cent of the group have contracted the deadly virus.
THE Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI) wants the government to slap more taxes on imported cement to create a level playing field with local cement producers.
THE legal battle involving Independent Power Tanzania Limited (IPTL) shareholders - VIP Engineering and Marketing Company Limited and Mechmar Corporation - took a new turn earlier this month with the minority shareholder demanding 485 million dollars (776 bn/-) in damages from Standard Chartered Bank (SBC).