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These Are Banks That Were Once Placed Under Supervision

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Bank M which was on Thursday, August 02, 2018 placed under Bank of Tanzania administration becomes the third since 2014 as authorities act tough to secure the financial sector. (AllAfrica)

Wagogo Music Festival Lives Up to Its Top Billing

[East African] Tanzania is the biggest country of the East African Community, with more than 120 tribes. The country actively supports preservation of the culture of each of the tribes. (AllAfrica)

Diamond - I Regret Dumping Jokate, Maybe I Was Bewitched

[Nairobi News] Bongo flava star Diamond Platnumz, says he regrets dumping his ex-girlfriend model Jokate Kidoti, adding that he may have been bewitched to walk out on her. (AllAfrica)

Government Maps Out New Drive to Promote Tourism, Culture

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has established an initiative dubbed "Tanzania Unforgettable" with a view to promoting country's tourist attractions. (AllAfrica)

How African Leaders Can Tackle Illicit Financial Flows - Mkapa

[Citizen] Kigali -Former President of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa has urged African leaders to be innovative in combating illicit financial flows by re-thinking their models of financial development in their countries. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Health Minister Calms Down Public As Ebola Resurfaces in Congo

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Four people have tested positive for Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo just days after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over, the DRC health ministry said on Wednesday, August 01. (AllAfrica)

Grape Farmers Appeal for Price Regulation

[Daily News] IN a bid to improve grape farming in Dodoma, grape framers here have appealed to the government to form a special board which will regulate prices and taxes imposed on the cash crop. (AllAfrica)

Anneth Kushaba Hanging On to What She Believes in

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -In 2010 Anneth Kushaba joined other East African budding artistes at what was probably one of the hottest reality TV shows on the continent the Tusker Project Fame Academy in Nairobi Kenya. (AllAfrica)

Bar Gossip - When a Woman Earns More Than Her Man

[Citizen] I recently interviewed a high-achiever. She was in her 50s from my guesstimation, and looked very fine for her age. She was a very sharp tool, I could tell. And very confident. (AllAfrica)

Basata Stiffens Stand As New Laws Bite

[Citizen] The arts sector is one that is full of surprises and sometimes even chaos which in many cases is inexplicable but inevitable in a way or two. (AllAfrica)

Kenyan Bank Affiliated to Bank M Reassures Its Clients

[Citizen] Nairobi -Officials at M-Oriental bank have insisted that the closure of Bank-M, a Tanzania lender, which has a close relation to the former wouldn't affect its operations. (AllAfrica)

This Is Who Owned Bank M

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Bank of Tanzania (BoT) took over the administration of Bank M Tanzania Limited on Thursday after the regulator realised that the commercial bank was facing serious liquidity problems. (AllAfrica)

Mwanza Resident Held for 'Faking' His Own Kidnap

[Citizen] Mwanza -A resident of Pasiansi in Mwanza, Mr Prosper Lema, is being held by the police for allegedly seeking a Sh5 million ransom from his family after faking his own kidnap. (AllAfrica)

Dr Mayaka Found Dead Hours After Arriving From Russia

[Citizen] Muheza -A Russia-based Tanzanian doctor, Mr Francis Mayaka, 53, has been found dead outside his home at Lusanga Kwabutu village, Muheza District in Tanga region. (AllAfrica)

Miners Call for Dialogue On New Laws

[The Exchange] Dar es Salaam -; Investors in Tanzania's mining sector have called for more government-private sector engagement to address gaps in the country's mining law which are posing a threat to existing and new investments. (AllAfrica)

Mortgage Course Begins to Promote Housing Financing

[Daily News] HOUSING financing has received a fresh boost after two institutions partnered and introduced a highly skilled mortgage course. (AllAfrica)

UDSM to Host International Conference On SMEs

[Daily News] ABOUT 150 participants from nine countries worldwide have confirmed to participate a twoday 18th International Conference on African Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (ICAESB) organised by the University of Dar es Salaam Business School (UDBS). (AllAfrica)

Govt Suspends Small-Scale Mining Subsidies

[Daily News] STIMULUS grants that were being given to local small scale miners in a bid to boost their operations have been temporarily suspended as the government mulls better ways of channeling the subsidies to the right recipients. (AllAfrica)

TRA Lines Up Drivers' Licence Supplier

[Daily News] TANZANIA Revenue Authority (TRA) has outsourced a new international firm to supply drivers' licence cards and a fresh system that it says would be more secure and end unnecessary delays in the issuance of the vital document. (AllAfrica)

Businessman Lands in Court for Bribing Minister Lukuvi

[Daily News] BUSINESSMAN Mohamed Kiluwa appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam, yesterday, charged with corrupt transaction for allegedly corruptly giving 90m/- to the Minister of Land, Housing and Human Settlement Developments, Mr William Lukuvi. (AllAfrica)

'Unchecked Population Rise Fuels Land Crisis'

[Daily News] THE Second vice President, Ambassador Seif Ali Iddi has advised residents in Zanzibar to practice family planning as an important way to control population growth which contributes to land crisis in the Islands. (AllAfrica)

Dar Set to Power Electric Cars As Mass Graphite Mining Begins

[Daily News] TANZANIA is bracing to power future electric cell driven vehicles through mass production of graphite minerals, with four such factories in line to be built in the country. (AllAfrica)

Bot Approves Another Mer ...takes Over Bank M Management

[Daily News] THE Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has authorised the merger of Tanzania Women's Bank (TWB) and TPB Bank Plc and has taken over management of Bank M due to critical liquidity problems. (AllAfrica)

Dar RC Swears in New District Commissioners

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Mr Paul Makonda will swear in newly appointed District Commissioners today. (AllAfrica)

The Surprise Fall of Bank M

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -At one point, Bank M was a shining star in Tanzania's banking industry, but that is now history. (AllAfrica)

Experts - Why Tanzania Mortgage Market Uptake Still Low

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Experts have explained why the Tanzanian mortgage market is not performing well, despite availability of lenders and abundant funds. (AllAfrica)

Banking Industry Still Strong, Liquid, Says Bot Governor

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) assured Tanzanians yesterday that the banking industry was still liquid despite falling profit levels. (AllAfrica)

Customers in Limbo As Regulator Takes Over Bank M

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Customers of Bank M now have to find an alternative for accessing the financial services as their service provider stops operations today August 2, 2018. (AllAfrica)

'Magufuli Misled On Dar Revenue Collection Figures' - Ubungo Mayor

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A day after President John Magufuli said Dar es Salaam that collected Sh15.3 billion out of the target Sh16.4 billion, the Mayor of Ubungo municipal, Boniface Jacob challenged the statistics saying the Head of State was misled. (AllAfrica)

Revealed - What Gave Dodoma City a Boost in Revenue Earnings

[Citizen] Dodoma -A rise in the sale of land around Dodoma city and administrative actions to seal loopholes for public funds embezzlement has been cited as reasons why the city has raised its income. (AllAfrica)

Locals Request Entry Into Tanzanite Enclosure

[Citizen] Mirerani -Residents of Mirerani Town in Simanjiro District have requested the government to allow them to pass through the main gate of the tanzanite enclosure wall so they could go to carry out their mining activities. (AllAfrica)