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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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ILO boss calls on global transformative change

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

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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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European Union breathes fire on Tanzania

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

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By Sidi Mgumia What was planned as a briefing by EU Electoral Observation mission became a tuition and admonishment on good governance. The mission head when talking to media argued in disrepute the local political scene that deny democracy practices and advanced the question of enacting a new Constitution. The Mission said EU had cut […]

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EAC Sec Gen briefs Germany envoy on Burundi, S. Sudan situation

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  International News, Latest News  /  No Comments

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BY HARRIET MANDARI The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the United Republic of Tanzania, and also accredited to the EAC bloc, Egon Kochanke, last week paid a courtesy call to Liberat Mfumukeko, the Secretary General of the East African Community. The two discussed a wide range of issues geared towards deepening cooperation […]

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Pizza Hut marks entry to Tanzania with product delivery to Mt Kili

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  International News, Latest News, National News  /  No Comments

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By Harrieth Mandari IN recognition of its entering Tanzania as its 100th country, Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands – the worlds’ largest Pizza restaurant company marked the milestone with special Pizza delivery to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. The delivery set the Guinness world records title achievement for the highest altitude […]

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European market demands more avocados  

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  International News, Latest News  /  No Comments

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  By Harrieth Mandari THE European market has been described as the major buyers of avocado fruits and small-scale growers in Rungwe District, Mbeya Region have been urged to produce quality products from their farms, to meet the high market demand. In the past year 2014/15, Rungwe exported 500 tons of avocados to the European […]

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Aga Khan University studies maternal-child death reduction

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  International News, Latest News  /  No Comments

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BY JAMILA SHEMNI IN a move to accelerate improvement in maternal and child health, the Aga Khan University has launched a case study in Kenya as one of the most detailed analyses to date of Kenya’s progress in reducing maternal and child deaths. As part of the initiatives to attain sustainable development goals by 2030, […]

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World Bank strengthens alliance with AGRA

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  International News, Latest News  /  No Comments

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By Harrieth Mandari In a new push to catalyze growth in Sub-Saharan Africa’s agriculture and food sectors, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) and World Bank Agriculture Global Practice last week end signed a letter of intent to strengthen cooperation, share information, and deepen collaboration including jointly developing a strategic portfolio of […]

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Industrialization agenda, starts on wrong footing

By   /  May 9, 2016  /  International News, Latest News  /  No Comments

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Which approach – Dr Kigoda’s or Dr Magufuli’s    By Shermarx Ngahemera There is reigning confusion at the Ministry of Industry and Trade on the guiding principles of Industrialization following lack of focus and direction and increased politicization of the process. The experts have not been given chance to deliberate on the issue and the […]

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Tanzania-Russia agree on economic co-operation

By   /  May 2, 2016  /  International News, Latest News, National News  /  No Comments

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  By Justin Damian Tanzania has officially opened the door for economic cooperation with Russia following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the two countries at the weekend following a two-day successful Russian-Africa Forum held in Dar-es Salaam. Under the MoU, the two states will cooperate on various areas such transportation, energy agriculture and […]

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