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Govt to Mark Border With Neighbours

[East African] The government of Tanzania will re-demarcate its territorial border with Kenya and Uganda by replacing dilapidated and missing beacons. (AllAfrica)

Electoral Processes Questioned

[East African] Tanzania's democratic credentials are in the spotlight as civil society organisations, lawyers and politicians head to the courts and parliament to challenge electoral laws. (AllAfrica)

Taiwan National in Court Over 90kgs Shark Fins

[Daily News] ILLEGAL fishing war in Tanzania's deep sea intensified yesterday following the arraignment of a Taiwanese national, Captain Han Ming Chuan, before Mtwara Resident Magistrate's Court, facing four counts, including being found in unlawful possession of 90kg of shark fins. (AllAfrica)

Twiga Cement Given Two Months to Control Pollution

[Daily News] THE Dar es Salaam based Twiga Cement Factory has been given a two month ultimatum to control dust pollution or face ban. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania's Big Win At the Oscars a Plus for Tourism

[East African] Tanzania might not have had any expectations at the 2018 Oscars but they were East Africa's biggest winners on the night. (AllAfrica)

China Hails Local Media, Magufuli On Anti-Corruption

[Daily News] The Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Tanzanian has commended the efforts by the fifth phasgovernment in fighting corruption in the country, saying other countries need to learn from Tanzania. (AllAfrica)

50 Million Trees Set to Be Planted in Kilimanjaro

[Daily News] Strategies are underway to make sure 50 million trees are planted in Kilimanjaro region under the 'Trees 4 Kili' Project. (AllAfrica)

Firms Given Ultimatum on Water Pollution

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Deputy Minister in Vice-President's Office (Union and Environment), Mr Kangi Lugola has given a one month ultimatum to the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) to control water pollution in factories. (AllAfrica)

Fishing Initiative Gets 4bn/ - Allocation

[Daily News] in the Lake Victoria Fishing Organisation (LVFO) has approved a total 1.8m US dollars (about 4.1bn/-), to curb illegal fishing in the second largest fresh water body in the world. (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Issues Stern Warning Against Demonstrators

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has sent a strong warning to those planning to hold demonstrations across the country. He said the government would not hesitate to take stern action against those who would dare to demonstrate. (AllAfrica)

Social Action Fund Beneficiaries Face Business Challenges

[Daily News] Lack of proper knowledge in maintaining farms, running small businesses and livestock keeping is hindering poor households benefiting from the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) cash grants. (AllAfrica)

We're Fine, Tazara Contractors Say

[Daily News] The contractor executing the much awaited TAZARA flyover project is optimistic that he will hand over accomplished works to the Tanzania Roads Agency (TANROADS) come October 31, 2018. (AllAfrica)

Firm Starts Making Chemicals Locally

[Daily News] BASF has commissioned a production site for construction of chemicals plant in Dar es Salaam. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania 7th in All Africa Junior Golf

[Daily News] National junior golf team finished seventh in the opening round of All Africa Junior Golf Challenge in Rabat Morocco, after posting an aggregate 273 strokes. (AllAfrica)

Celebrating Women Should Go Beyond Human Rights

[Daily News] As Tanzania joins the rest of the world in celebrating women's day, we can all agree that despite the great efforts made in trying to make life easy for them, women still face a great number of challenges. (AllAfrica)

'Standard Gage Railway Vital for EAC Economy'

[Daily News] President John Magufuli and Tanzania as a country has been commended for its decision to construct Standard Gage Railway (SGR) that will use electricity, in which the railway is said to be very vital in the economic growth for Tanzania, East Africa and the Great Lakes Region. (AllAfrica)

Lecturer Killed in Suspected Accident in South Africa To Be Buried on Friday

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A St Augustine University of Tanzania (Saut) lecturer and a PhD student at University of Johannesburg (UJ) Baraka Nafari who was on Friday, February 23 reportedly killed in a suspect car accident in South Africa is expected to be buried at Kasulu Urban in Kigoma Region on Friday, March 9. (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Salutes Women

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has sent best wishes to all Tanzanian women as they mark the International Women's Day on Thursday, March 8. (AllAfrica)

Everyone Is Scared

[African Arguments] In an unprecedented move, leaders from all sectors of society are speaking out about growing assaults on freedoms and political violence. (AllAfrica)

Simba Fail to Crack Al Masry

[Daily News] Simba face monumental task to progress into the next round of CAF Confederation Cup after being held to a 2-2 draw by Egyptian side, Al Masry at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Yanga Will Not Throw in Towel, Insists Coach

[Daily News] Young Africans have not thrown in a towel in their CAF Champions League campaign and are confident to overturn the 2-1 deficit they suffered at the hands of Township Rollers of Botswana on Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Rays of Hope Beam On Women's Football

[Daily News] The first ever CAF Women's Football Symposium ended on a high note with participants lauding the ground breaking two-day event as a big step towards the development of the women's game. (AllAfrica)

Diamond Pours Out Heart to Mother On His Wish to Get Married

[Nairobi News] Bongo singer Diamond Platnumz appears to be readying himself to make huge changes in his life after hinting of possibly getting married this year. (AllAfrica)

Airport Works Are Running On Schedule - Engineers

[Daily News] CONSTRUCTION of Terminal Three at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) is now complete by an estimated 70 per cent. The time to complete the project has been extended to May, next year, instead of December, this year. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania - Diesel Theft Case Fails to Proceed At Kisutu

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -An economic sabotage case involving former staff of the Tanzania Zambia (Tazama) Oil Pipeline Company, Samwel Nyakirang'ani (63), failed to proceed on Thursday, March 08, as the magistrate handling it (the case) failed to turn up. (AllAfrica)

Global Cement Maker to Set Up Plant in Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -World's leading cement manufacturer, CRH Plc, which has no presence in Africa, now plans to establish its cement and building materials manufacturing plant in Tanzania, a move that might prove a game changer industry in the country. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania - Cement Maker Given Two Weeks to Address Dust Pollution

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has instructed Twiga Cement to control dust emissions from its facilities so that people living in the neighbourhood would not be affected. (AllAfrica)

Shortage of Women Engineers Hurts Tanzania

[Citizen] Arusha -The Engineers Registration Board (ERB) has disclosed that Tanzania faces a shortage of women engineers, something which somehow delays the country's development. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Financial Markets Among the Best in Africa - Study

[Daily News] TANZANIA financial markets have been rated on 11 slots in Africa overall index after scoring 44 per cent, heading to sustainable and inclusive growth. The index report, the first of its kind to be issued by Barclays Africa Group, showed that the country has beaten Egypt, Morocco and Ivory Coast. (AllAfrica)

Over U.S.$377,000 to Be Used On Business Formalisation

[Daily News] PROPERTY and Business Formalisation Programme (MKURABITA) is set to run a survey on land resource and business formalisation status in the country that will cost 850m/-. The idea came after previous research results showed remarkable growth in gross domestic product and at the same time the rise in poverty rate to individuals. (AllAfrica)

Congolese Refugees Pour Into Tanzania

[East African] More than 2,000 refugees fleeing violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo have entered Tanzania through Kigoma since December. (AllAfrica)