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Society blamed for academic certificates fraud  

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  Politics Local  /  No Comments

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By Tobias Nsungwe Debate on sugar scarcity across the country has refused to stop. Despite Government’s intervention, the commodity is still scarce and selling at varying exorbitant prices. The sugar politics emerged soon after authorities issued instructions to control sugar import permits with the aim of protecting local sugar growers. However, the Government must have […]

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Extreme weather increasing level of toxins in food

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  Latest News, National News  /  No Comments

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By Kagondu Njagi As they struggle to deal with more extreme weather, a range of food crops are generating more of chemical compounds that can cause health problems for people and livestock who eat them, scientists have warned. A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) says that crops such as wheat and […]

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Two Gold Companies in Lake Victoria agree to merge operations

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  Society  /  No Comments

BY JOSEPH LINO Kibo Mining and Lake Victoria Gold Ltd have planned to produce 100,000 ounces of gold annually in the next 24-30 months. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  signed between two sides to merge respectively their Imweru and Imwelo gold projects into a new company (NEWCO). NEWCO board will comprise a mix of Kibo […]

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Peak Resources appoint ambassador Rupia as Special Adviser  

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  BY JOSEPH LINO The Australian rare earths developer Peak Resources has appointed Ambassador Paul Rupia as Special Adviser to the Peak Resources board. Ambassador Rupia is an internationally recognized and respected Tanzanian statesman currently serves as chairperson of DCB Commercial Bank since its formation in 2002. He has a wide experience in governance since […]

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Business Innovation, increased investment key to telecom industry growth-Tigo GM

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  Business Focus  /  No Comments

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    By  Justin Damian The mobile telecommunications industry in Tanzania has grown in leaps and bounds in recent years with a resultant cutthroat competition among the major players. Tigo Tanzania stands out from the pack with a growth rate of 42 per cent, the highest in the sector, according to the latest available statistics […]

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Suppressing ‘truth’ for political high ground

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  Inside Our Borders  /  No Comments

Fracas in Parliament following Nape Nnauye announcement of cessation of live broadcasts.

BY HILAL K SUED “If you can’t convince them, confuse them,” said Harry S Truman, US 33rd president. That is always the game for politicians in their quests for power. But so long as violence can be avoided, then let their ambitions be attained. It is part of the tradition from the expression “all is […]

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TBL appeals to Govt to lower taxes on booze

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By Harrieth Mandari HIGH prices of beer and other beverages has been a challenge to breweries in general because they reduce the number of customers who turn to other cheaper drinks, the Tanzania Breweries Group Managing Director, Roberto Jarrin has disclosed. He was briefing journalists in Dar es Salaam recently about TBL’s business trend for […]

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Kalonzo tells Kiraithe to say sorry to Tanzania, S. Sudan

By   /  June 6, 2016  /  International News, Latest News  /  No Comments

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  BY STAFF REPORTER Kenya’s Cord Co-Principal Kalonzo Musyoka last week told Government Spokesperson, Erick Kiraithe to apologise to two countries he claimed were funding opposition activities. Kalonzo said Kiraithe’s statement only works to fuel divisions in East Africa. The Wiper Party leader spoke as he addressed opposition supporters on phone from Beijing China where […]

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Uongozi wants media to digest information on SDGs for people

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  BY JAMILA SHEMNI MEDIA practitioners in the country have been urged to be keen when reporting issues on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) so that the people are well informed and work towards achieving the goals. Building on the successes of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the goals include new areas such as economic inequality, […]

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ILO boss calls on global transformative change

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By Sidi Mgumia The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Guy Ryder, has told delegates that they must assume the responsibilities of the ILO’s social justice mandate if the benefits of transformative change at work are to be realized. “Inequality, marginalization and division are not phenomena to which the world of work must react […]

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