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Magufuli Gives Defaulters 30 Days to Pay Up

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday issued a 30-day ultimatum to public and private institutions to pay Suma JKT debts amounting to Sh38.3 billion. (AllAfrica)

Sensitive Jobs Strictly for Locals

[Daily News] Dodoma -THE government has ruled out the likelihood of foreigners being employed in sensitive areas like airports, ports and borders, with Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa stressing that only Tanzanians would be given the first priority even in all sectors. (AllAfrica)

Only Five Foreigners Allowed in Tanzanian Firms, PM Majaliwa Reminds

[Citizen] Dodoma -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has stressed that only five foreigners are currently allowed to work in companies operating in Tanzania in technical positions whose skills are not available in the country. (AllAfrica)

Gor-Leopards Face Tanzanian Giants for Right to Play Everton

[Nairobi News] Days after Gor Mahia impressed against Hull City in a friendly, SportPesa has again offered four Kenyan clubs a chance to face English Premier League side Everton in a friendly match in June. (AllAfrica)

Govt Earmarks Billions for New Ships, Repairs

[Daily News] THE government has embarked on measures to improve the transportation means in Lake Victoria, including setting aside about 24.5bn/- to purchase two brand new passenger ships and repair five others, the National Assembly was told here yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Chaka Chaka Tips Women to Support One Another

[Daily News] Renowned Musician, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, presents her personal testimony to success at the African Reconnect Conference and Exhibition for Women held in Dar es Salaam, yesterday where over 400 women from 25 African countries attended. (Photo by Mohamed Mambo) (AllAfrica)

'Women's Role Vital in Industrial Agenda'

[Daily News] AGRICULTURE has been termed an entry point for women to the fourth industrial revolution and a critical input into the economic growth of Africa, via agro-processing manufacturing industries. (AllAfrica)

Settle Suma JKT's Over U.S.$16 Million Debt Fast - Magufuli

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has issued a one-month ultimatum to all public and private Institutions to pay an outstanding debt amounting to 38bn/- they owe Suma JKT, a military institution within the National Service. (AllAfrica)

Premier - We're Assessing Damage Caused By Rain

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa disclosed yesterday that the government has started assessing damaged infrastructure with a view to repairing them. (AllAfrica)

Ministry Goes 2 Years Without Budgeted Funds for Development

[Citizen] Dodoma -MPs and the parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Water have expressed their dissatisfaction with the development budget allocated to livestock and fisheries, saying it was not released for two consecutive years. When tabling his estimates for 2018/19, the minister for Livestock and Fisheries, Mr Luhaga Mpina, indicated that by April this year no money out of the Sh6 billion allocated for development expenditure in the current financial year was released. (AllAfrica)

Conflict of Interest Brews At Selous After New Discoveries

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Conflict of interests may be brewing at the Selous Game Reserve following the discovery of several mineral varieties in the area. (AllAfrica)

Call for Boost to Soya Value Chain

[Citizen] Njombe -As Tanzania pushes to become a prominent soya producer in East and Southern African region, the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (Sagcot) yesterday urged stakeholders to support the now functional soya value chain so that growers can be viable and stable commercial farmers. (AllAfrica)

How Tanzania Loses From Livestock Smuggling

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Tanzanian government is estimated to lose Sh263.95 billion per year due to smuggling of livestock and other sector-related products, including raw leather and unprocessed milk. (AllAfrica)

Minneart Unfazed By Draw Against Young Africans

[New Times] Rayon Sports head coach Ivan Minneart has said his players did the best they could against Tanzania's Young Africans on Wednesday but his side was 'simply' unlucky. (AllAfrica)

Vanessa Mdee's Latest Album Breaks East African Record

[Nairobi News] Sultry bongo flava singer Vanessa Mdee is the happiest soul after her new album Money Mondays, which she launched early this year in Nairobi, broke East African record in the number of sales. (AllAfrica)

Govt Evaluates Rain-Caused Damages On Roads, Prime Minister Reveals

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government is currently evaluating the damage caused by rains on infrastructure with the view of rehabilitating them. (AllAfrica)

This Is How Much Tanzania's Livestock Ministry Received for Development - Zero.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Mr Luhaga Mpina said in Parliament on Thursday that by April, no money was released out of the Sh4 billion allocated for development expenditure in the current financial year. (AllAfrica)

Gold Miner - We're Still On Schedule

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The saga, involving gold mining project at Magambazi area, Nyasa Village in Handeni District, has taken a new twist, with the project developers saying they were still within the time frame. (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Sets Deadline for Suma JKT Loan Defaulters

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has given public and private institutions 30 days to settle their debts, which stands at Sh38.3 billion, with Suma JKT. (AllAfrica)

Legislators Want Education Sector Problems Fixed Faster

[Daily News] SOME members of the Zanzibar House of Representatives have advised the government to speed up the process of hiring teachers and creating enough room for absorbing pupils, as among the prerequisites for improving education. (AllAfrica)

Shein Censures Arbitrary Food Price Hike in Ramadan

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein yesterday warned traders in the Islands against hiking food prices as the Holy month of Ramadan starts. (AllAfrica)

Genesis Club Swimmers Steal Show At Dar Meet

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Genesis Club swimmers believe they have what it takes to win more titles after claiming top honours in the just concluded Rise Swimming Championship. (AllAfrica)

Rayon Snatch Draw Against Yanga in Dar es Salaam

[CAF] Tanzania's Young Africans and visiting Rayon Sports settled for a barren draw in their Group D Day Two match on Wednesday in Dar es Salaam. (AllAfrica)

Barclays Advises Firms On Profit Boosting Policies

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) has urged large corporate bodies in the country to develop flexible risk management policies that would help them grow their profit margins. (AllAfrica)

TRA Acts Hard As U.S.$8,700 Sugar, Cooking Oil Impounded

[Citizen] Arusha -Sugar and cooking oil worth Sh. 20 million was confiscated at Loliondo border area in Ngorongoro district over the weekend as the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) vowed it would not relent in the war against tax evaders. (AllAfrica)

IMF Names Tanzania As 7th Leading African Economy

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania has been ranked the 7th leading African economy. The World Economic Forum revealed the richest economies in a list published in April 2018 through data provided by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) . (AllAfrica)

Yes We're Back Together, but I'm Not Marrying Diamond Platnumz - Hamisa

[Nairobi News] Tanzanian musician Diamond Platinumz's love life is a thing of mystery these days. (AllAfrica)

Garbage-Choked Z'bar Seeking Solution

[Daily News] AMID increasing filth in Zanzibar town caused by uncollected waste, authorities here say that municipalities are experiencing challenges in collecting and disposing garbage due to a shortage of trucks. (AllAfrica)

Tanzanite Bows to Govt Pressure

[Daily News] TANZANITE One Mining Company has agreed to compensate and pay all taxes it owes the government, conceding some malpractices in its operations in the country. (AllAfrica)

State Pursues Few but Strong Banks Strategy

[Daily News] STATE owned commercial banks' efficiency and stability are set for a big boost under the institutional consolidating that has started through mergers, the central bank said yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Soccer - Yanga, Simba May Play Everton in UK

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Soccer giants in the country Simba and Young Africans are among eight teams that will feature in the second edition of the SportPesa Super Cup to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, next month. (AllAfrica)