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Energy and Minerals Docket Now Gets Two Ministers in New Reshuffle

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A thirst for who will replace former Minister of Energy and Minerals, Prof Sospeter Muhongo, who was sacked from office in May this year, has finally been quenched. (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Set to Relocate to Designate Capital By 2019

[East African] The entire Tanzanian government will have moved to the designate capital of Dodoma by 2019, President John Magufuli has said. (AllAfrica)

Billions Lost After Fire Hits Tyre Firm

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Property worth billions of shillings went up in smoke after a fire razed a warehouse belonging to trailer manufacturers Superdoll in the city on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Govt Unveils Mega Sugarcane Production Project

[East African] Two pension schemes in Tanzania have ventured into sugarcane farming to address the current shortage of sugar in the country. (AllAfrica)

New Campaign to Promote Solar Lighting Launched

[PR Newswire] Dar es Salaam -Lighting Africa, a joint World Bank-IFC program and innovation, today announced the launch of a two-year consumer education campaign to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products in rural communities not connected to the grid. (AllAfrica)

Real Grim World of Domestic Workers

[Citizen] Housemaids are of utmost importance in many families. As many married couples are workers who tend to leave in the morning and come back at dusk, the significance of these domestic workers should not be ignored. (AllAfrica)

Mwanaspoti Launches New Promotion

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The best-selling sports and entertainment newspaper in Tanzania, Mwanaspoti, which is published by Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) on Friday launched a promotion titled Win Ticket with 'Zali la Mwanaspoti'. (AllAfrica)

New Tech to Reduce 'Bodaboda' Deaths

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Motorcycle riders, popularly known as Bodaboda, can no longer avoid wearing helmets in the near future. (AllAfrica)

Hospital Launches Heart Fund

[Citizen] Mwanza -Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) has launched an initiative, dubbed the Heart Foundation Lake Zone Chapter, for soliciting money to support training of cardiologists. (AllAfrica)

Diamond Sued By Hamisa for Child Support and Defamation

[Nation] Bongo flava star Diamond Platinumz' love triangle is getting messy. The musician has been taken to court by model Hamisa Mobeto with whom he cheated on his wife, Zari Hassan, resulting in a son; Abdulatifah Naseeb who was born in August. (AllAfrica)

MP Lissu's 'Seditious Case' Postponed

[Daily News] THE outcome of the trial of Singida East Member of Parliament (MP) Tundu Lissu, who is charged with abusing the President of the United Republic of Tanzania, Dr John Pombe Magufuli (JPM), by calling him a dictator, will be known early next month. (AllAfrica)

Islam Allows Me to Have Up to Four Wives - Diamond Platnumz

[Nation] Tanzanian singer Diamond Platinumz has told his critics to stop meddling in his private life in an effort to broadcast the drama surround him and the women in his life. (AllAfrica)

'Deadbeat Dad' Diamond Sued for Child Support

[Nation] Bongo flava superstar Diamond Platinumz ' s love life has just gotten messier after he was taken to court by model Hamisa Mobetto with whom he cheated on his partner Zari Hassan. (AllAfrica)

Regulator Rejects Six Applications From Telcos to List On Dar Bourse

[East African] Plans by telecommunications companies to list on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange seem to have been derailed by the Capital Markets and Securities Authority (CMSA), which has rejected six submitted prospectuses. (AllAfrica)

Minister Orders Veta Officials to Return Missing 600m/-

[Daily News] MINISTER of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Prof Joyce Ndalichako has threatened to freeze salaries of senior officers at the Vocational Education Training Authority (VETA) after discovering that 600m/- was missing from the institution's accounts. (AllAfrica)

Lorry Overturns, Kills 15 Passengers

[Daily News] AT least 15 people died and nine others sustained serious injuries after a lorry they were travelling in veered off the road and overturned. (AllAfrica)

Dar to Benefit From Indian Discovered Typhoid Vaccine

[Daily News] TANZANIA and other countries are set to benefit from Indian developed typhoid vaccine, which can protect adults and children against the deadly ailment. (AllAfrica)

Zanzibar Police Probe Toddler's Mysterious Death

[Daily News] POLICE in Urban West Region are probing the discovery of the body of a ten-month old toddler in a drum full of water at a house in the area. (AllAfrica)

Has Zari Finally Dumped Diamond?

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Zari Hassan seems to have finally made up her mind to call it quits with the father of her two children Diamond Platinumz. (AllAfrica)

Petra Set to Resume Export, Sale of Diamonds

[East African] Petra Diamonds is set to resume selling and exporting minerals from its Williamson mine in Tanzania that the company shut down about three weeks ago amid an export valuation dispute with the Tanzania government. (AllAfrica)

Things You Need to Know About Anaemia

[Citizen] Today I want to say something about a person's blood, more so, what happens when the person's body does not have the right level or amount of blood. I will also explain why your blood level may change and how. (AllAfrica)

Singer Left Homeless After Magufuli Orders Demolition of his Mansion

[Nation] Bongo flava veteran hip-hop hit artist Joseph Haule, popularly known as Professor Jay, is counting his losses after the Tanzanian government moved to demolish his mansion worth over Tsh100 millions (Sh4.6 million) that stood on a road reserve, going against a court order. (AllAfrica)

Is Magufuli's Presidency As Bad As His Critics Claim?

[Citizen] There are cries from some quarters that President John Magufuli's presidency is wanting. Those buying into such charges quote Dr Magufuli, on different occasions, as saying that he wasn't prepared to become president. This being the argument, let's see if it is logical or just politicking. (AllAfrica)

Diamond Hosts Dinner Gala On His Birthday

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -After nights of pre birthday parties and a visit to Amana hospital where he was born, Diamond Platinumz finally hosted a dinner for his guests at Hyatt Regency, Dar es Salaam. (AllAfrica)

Business Opportunities With Tanzania to Be Increased

[Iwacu] A business forum between Tanzanian and Burundi was held on 30 September 2017, to discuss a number of factors that can help to increase trade between the two countries. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Surrenders Bagamoyo Port Project to Chinese Firm

[East African] Financial constraints have forced Tanzania to miss out on ownership of the $10 billion Bagamoyo Port and Special Economic Zone project. (AllAfrica)

Dissenting Voices Silenced in Magufuli Regime

[East African] After decades of demands for a new constitution, in his New Year address in 2011, former Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete announced the formation of the Constitution Review Commission (CRC) to co-ordinate and supervise making the new laws. (AllAfrica)

Government Mulls Over Universal Pension for Older Persons

[Daily News] AS Tanzania today joins the rest of the world to mark International Day of Older Persons, the government has directed all district authorities to make use of the day to provide the senior citizens with identification cards. (AllAfrica)

Here is Diamond's Hot Tune Featuring Morgan Heritage

[Nation] Bongo maestro Diamond Platinumz has once again set a record with his new Hallelujah hit. (AllAfrica)

Busted Diamond Gets Free Advice From 'Team Mafisi'

[Nation] A post by an online user taking a swipe at Tanzanian singer Diamond Platinumz for not being clever in his extra-marital affairs has amused the online community. (AllAfrica)

President Magufuli Gives 24-Month Dodoma Relocation Ultimatum

[Daily News] Arusha -CENTRAL government employees who are supposed to relocate to Dodoma, but will still be in Dar es Salaam come 2019 should consider themselves jobless, because even the State House will pack its bags in two years. (AllAfrica)