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Tanzania Eyeing Compulsory Universal Healthcare Model

[East African] Tanzania is working on a model that will help ensure that every citizen enjoys health insurance. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Secures U.S.$1.46 Billion SGR Loan From Stanchart

[East African] Tanzania has secured a $1.46 billion concessional loan from the Standard Chartered Bank's Group to fund its standard gauge railway line between Morogoro and Dodoma. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Manufacturers Protest E-Tax Stamp

[East African] The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has moved to implement the electronic tax stamp (ETS) on locally manufactured and imported goods even as local manufacturers protest the passing of the project costs to them. (AllAfrica)

End Sugar Smuggling, PM Orders Ministries

[Citizen] Dodoma -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment as well as the ministry of Agriculture to immediately end the problem of sugar smuggling. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania's First Flyover Opened

[Daily News] The long awaited Tanzania's first flyover is completed, Daily News can authoritatively reveal. (AllAfrica)

Tough Law Against Prostitution in the Offing, Parliament Told

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has said a tough law to fight against prostitution are underway as the conduct remains illegal. (AllAfrica)

CCM, Chadema Battle for Key Seats

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The campaign was as tough to candidates as it was amusing to rally goers. (AllAfrica)

Ministry Clears Confusion Over Family Planning

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government says it has not stopped its family planning programme, clarifying that remarks by President John Magufuli on the matter did not contradict its reproductive health policy objectives. (AllAfrica)

Chadema, Govt Spat Over Lissu Continues

[Citizen] Dodoma -The standoff between the government and Chadema over who is to blame for lack of progress in the investigation of Tundu Lissu's shooting played itself out again yesterday in Parliament as government accused the main opposition party of failing to produce the key witness in the case. (AllAfrica)

Court of Appeal Upholds Death Sentence On Albino Murderer

[Daily News] THE Court of Appeal has upheld the death sentence on Rorya resident and convicted murderer Lameck Bazir, who had challenged the Bukoba High Court verdict and death sentence. (AllAfrica)

TTB, ATCL Begin Joint Marketing Drive in India

[Daily News] TANZANIA Tourist Board (TTB) and Air Tanzania Company will jointly stage a tourist-cum-travel exposition in major India's cities from next Monday in strategic marketing drive aimed at tapping from India's huge tourism market. (AllAfrica)

German Mission Now in Dodoma

[Daily News] GERMANY yesterday unveiled its consulate in Dodoma, becoming the first country to set up its diplomatic mission in the country's capital city since the government's move from Dar es Salaam. (AllAfrica)

Govt Gains Ground in Illicit Drugs War

[Daily News] EFFORTS by the fifth phase government to eliminate narcotics trade and abuse are paying off, as a recent report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) indicated that the country has recorded a drastic decrease in the illicit business. (AllAfrica)

Cassava Promotion Yields Positive Results in China

[Daily News] PROMOTION of Tanzania's investment and trade opportunities at the ongoing China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) 2018, here, have started yielding positive results with some Chinese investors expressing interest in processing cassava starch. (AllAfrica)

Government Assures Citizens That There Is Enough Sugar

[Daily News] THE government has assured the country that there is enough sugar that can cater for all citizens for three consecutive months. (AllAfrica)

Govt to Study Vat Impact On Tourism Services

[Daily News] THE government is putting measures in place to embark on an intensive research to find out the impact of the new imposed Value Added Tax (VAT) in tourism services, the National Assembly was told here yesterday. (AllAfrica)

NEMC Implements JPM's Order On North Mara Mine

[Daily News] EXPERTS from the National Environment Management Council (NEMC) and Government Chief Chemist are analysing samples collected from water bodies, farms, wild plants and sand suspected to be contaminated by effluents from Acacia North Mara mine. (AllAfrica)

Ireland, WFP in Refugee Aid Deal

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Irish Embassy in Tanzania yesterday signed an aid agreement with the World Food Program (WFP) Tanzania as part of the former's efforts to support programmes that improve the income of people living in rural areas. (AllAfrica)

Germany Sets Pace With Opening of Dodoma Office

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Embassy of Germany yesterday opened its liaison office at 'Dodoma Plaza', becoming the first country to have its diplomatic office in the newly declared capital city. (AllAfrica)

Rights Groups Fault Lugola Comments

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Rights groups yesterday faulted Home Affairs minister Kangi Lugola's remarks when answering a question on people who die in the hands of the police. (AllAfrica)

DPP Approves Trial of Former Kagera Ras, Regional Accountant

[Daily News] BUKOBA Resident Magistrate's Court has received a certificate and consent from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to proceed with an economic case against former Kagera Regional Administrative Secretary (RAS) Amantius Msole. (AllAfrica)

Tanzanians Troll Kenyans for 'Awful' Police Uniform

[Nairobi News] Tanzanians online had a field day on Thursday poking fun at Kenyans after President Uhuru Kenyatta unveiled the new Kenya Police uniform. (AllAfrica)

How Twanging Diamond Mispronounced the Word Hubby - Video

[Nairobi News] Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz has become the object of ridicule after a video emerged online capturing him mispronouncing the word hubby. (AllAfrica)

Nameless Accused of 'Stealing' Beat to His New Hit 'Am Good' - Video

[Nairobi News] Just days after releasing his latest hit Am Good, Kenyan musician Nameless is now facing accusations of 'stealing' the song's beat. (AllAfrica)

East Africa Has Strongest Economic Growth in Africa - Report

[Daily News] Economic diversification and investment-driven growth continue to make East Africa the region on the continent with the strongest economic growth, with a forecast of 6.3 percent growth in 2018, the latest report from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has disclosed. (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Tasks New Pccb Boss to 'Clean House

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has tasked the newly appointed anti-corruption head, former Director of Criminal Investigation, Commissioner of Police (CP) Diwani Athumani to clean up the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB). (AllAfrica)

Italian Envoy Pledges Support to Industrialisation

[Daily News] ITALIAN Ambassador to Tanzania, Roberto Mengoni has pledged to continue supporting Italian companies in trading and investing in Tanzania to help in boosting industrialisation drive. (AllAfrica)

Banning Use of Plastic Bags to Protect Environment

[Daily News] PLASTIC bags have been used for decades now in Tanzania. It is with no doubt that most millennials have found these bags in use and circulation. These bags are thin in size and are therefore portable. They come in heavy and light weight types, traditionally made of polyethylene materials. (AllAfrica)

'We Recognise You,' Minister Assures Youth

[Daily News] THE government has assured youths here that they will never be left behind in nation building, which emphasizes social, political, and economic development. (AllAfrica)

Former Dar Region CCM Boss Dies

[Daily News] Former Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) chairman for Dar es Salaam region, John Guninita has passed away at Muhimbili National Hospital. (AllAfrica)

Dar Contributes Sh800m Towards Construction of Demo Toilets for Children

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A total of Sh800 million has been obtained in a fund-raising drive for construction of demonstration toilets for children in an event organised by the Union of Women MPs. (AllAfrica)