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EOs ordered to check truancy

President Jakaya Kikwete.PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has ordered district and regional education officers (EOs) to table detailed school attendance reports to their respective Full Council meetings to check absenteeism.

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TRL gets 25 brand new wagons from India

The Minister for Transport, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe.THE Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL) has acquired 25 Ballast Hopper Bogie (BHB) brand new wagons worth 4.3bn/- from Ms Hindustan Engineering and Industries in India geared towards improving the central railway line.

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Ukawa in ‘no-show’ act at Sitta meeting

CONSTITUENT Assembly (CA) Chairman Samuel Sitta.CONSTITUENT Assembly (CA) Chairman Samuel Sitta's attempts to reconcile the rival parties in the country's constitution writing process hit a snag as the CA members forming the so-called Coalition of Defenders of Citizen Constitution, UKAWA, snubbed the meeting.

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Dar eyes 50pc Bunge female representation

THE Vice-President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal.TANZANIA is determined to achieve a 50 per cent female representation in the National Assembly by November 2015, when new legislators will be chosen during the country’s general election.

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Dar set for bigger loans as AfDB ups status

AfDB Resident Representative in Tanzania, Ms Tonia Kandiero.AFRICAN Development Bank (AfDB) has elevated the status of Tanzania to enable it get bigger and more prestigious loans than in the past.

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Cellphone users warned about fake loan givers

THE Director of Tanzania Information Services (MAELEZO), Mr Assah Mwambene.MEMBERS of the public have been cautioned against bogus financial institutions claiming to be offering loans through mobile phones.

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EU donates vehicles for agriculture

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Dr Servacius Likwelile.THE European Union (EU) handed over 21 motor vehicles worth about 1.4bn/- to spur productivity and competitiveness in the country’s agricultural sector.

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Work on Tazara flyover to start October/November

Japanese Ambassador to Tanzania, Masaki Okada.CONSTRUCTION of a flyover at the Tazara intersection in Dar es Salaam is set to take off between October and November after Japan extended additional support of 346,000,000 yen (about 6bn/-) to Tanzania.

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Kagera RC wants village chairmen paid by councils

ACTING Kagera Regional Commissioner, Ms Zipporah Pangani, has directed councils in Bukoba, Muleba, Biharamulo, Ngara, Kyerwa, Karagwe and Misenyi districts to find alternative sources of funds to enable them to pay allowances to village chairmen.

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