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Prime Minister Clarifies Low Cashew Nuts Price

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government said yesterday it was paying Sh2,600 per kilogram for some cashew nuts due to their quality. (AllAfrica)

I Fight Anti-GMO Fears in Africa to Combat Hunger

[The Conversation Africa] As a child, I remember feeling hungry most of the time. Growing up in rural Tanzania, I walked to school barefoot and most of the time had one meal a day. After school, I helped my mother with various farming chores, including feeding the animals, weeding, harvesting and planting. I often heard my mother express concerns about the lack of ways to protect our crops from drought, pests and diseases. I wanted to help my mother but was too young to understand what the solution might be. (AllAfrica)

Diamond, Rayvanny Rekindle #PlayKeMusic Debate With New Hot Single

[Nairobi News] Tanzanians singers Diamond Platnumz and Rayvanny have reawakened the raging #PlayKeMusic debate with their new hit song titled Tetema. (AllAfrica)

Court Sets Free Seven Accused of 'Stealing' Oil

[Daily News] THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday set free seven out of 12 people who were allegedly charged with damaging a fuel pipeline at Kigamboni area destined for the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA). (AllAfrica)

'Mobile Courts Can Curb Illegal Fishing'

[Daily News] THE MOBILE courts have a great role to play in ending illegal fishing in the country, President John Magufuli has said. (AllAfrica)

Shein Saddened By Behaviour of Cops Who Invaded Zaeca Offices

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein has expressed sadness after receiving reports that some Police Officers ambushed the Anti-corruption Office in Vuga, Stone Town, where they harassed staff, and sent them running helter-skelter into adjacent buildings including the State House for safety. (AllAfrica)

Regulations Set to Monitor Lawyer's Service Charges

[Daily News] THE Judiciary is set to release new regulations that will take a closer look at services provided by advocates, particularly their charges. (AllAfrica)

Dewji - Simba Will Bounce Back in African Champions League Duels

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Simba Sports Club Chief financier Mohammed Dewji says he is optimistic that Simba will bounce back and win against African giants, Al Ahly, in the African Champions' League Groups Stage next Tuesday. (AllAfrica)

Time to Start Tokyo 2020 Preps Seriously Now

[Daily News] THE 2020 Olympic Games' qualifying period has been opened since January 2019, but no serious action has been taken in terms of awareness and preparations. (AllAfrica)

Rayvanny, Diamond Team Up for Another Hit Song

[Capital FM] Diamond Platnumz and Rayvanny have done it again! (AllAfrica)

About 60 People Lose Lives Daily Due to Effect of Climate Change, Says Minister

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Minister of state in the president's office (Union and Environment) January Makamba has revealed that about 60 people lose their lives everyday due to the effect of climate change in the country. (AllAfrica)

Entrepreneur Proposes Heavy Tax On Charcoal Business - Govt

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A local entrepreneur wants the government to impose more tax on charcoal business in an effort to reduce the cutting down of tree. (AllAfrica)

40pc Withholding Tax Rule for Contractors

[Citizen] A withholding tax is a government requirement for the payer of an item of income to withhold or deduct tax from the payment and pay that tax to the government. Many jurisdictions around the world use this method of tax collection, in one form or another. PAYE (Pay-As-You Earn) is probably the most common form of withholding tax but there are others. In Tanzania, the income tax law also places withholding tax obligation on the payer of some specified types including service fees and professional service fee (AllAfrica)

Charcoal Costs Five Times Than LPG

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is cheaper than the use of charcoal as sources of cooking energy, a marketing director of Oryx Tanzania Mr Mohammed Mohammed has revealed. (AllAfrica)

Kenyans Online in Shock After Tanzania Police Impound "Miraa" Car

[Nairobi News] Kenyans on social media have expressed their shock after police in Tanzania launched a manhunt for suspects linked to a vehicle that was impounded with khat, popularly known locally as miraa. (AllAfrica)

88 People With Albinism Killed - Report

[Citizen] Mwanza -A total of 88 people living with albinism have been killed in the period between 2018 and 2019, reveals a non-governmental organisation, Under The Same Sun (UTSS) reveals. (AllAfrica)

Govt Releases U.S.$43 Million for Additional Payment of Cashews

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has until yesterday, February 6, 2019 paid over Sh524 billion to cashew nuts farmers. (AllAfrica)

Judiciary Launches Mobile Courts

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday inaugurated the new mobile court services worth over Sh470 million, which will operate in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza regions. (AllAfrica)

My Government Respects Separation of Powers - Magufuli

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli yesterday reaffirmed the government's respect of separation of powers, promising that he will not interfere with other state pillars including Parliament and the Judiciary. (AllAfrica)

Public Awareness Key in Reducing Environmental Degradation - Govt

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has said it will foster public education regarding the use of alternative energy sources as a way of protecting the environment in the country. (AllAfrica)

Mdee Fails to Attend Court Session, Visits Ailing Bulaya

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Kawe MP Halima Mdee (Chadema) has failed to attend the hearing of her case at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court as she was reported to have been attending to her ailing colleague Ester Bulaya. (AllAfrica)

Why Sectors Must Join Forces to Tame Cancer

[Citizen] This week, countries marked World Cancer Day. One of the key ideas of this day is centered on how to work together so that cancer is no longer a death sentence in Africa; simply because of where one lives. (AllAfrica)

Economic Potential High As Use of Mobile Money Rises

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -When Hamis Mfaume started his business as an mobile money services agent some three years ago, he had limited capital to expand. (AllAfrica)

Future Bright After Merging 3 Banks, Says CEO

[Citizen] Last year the government merged Twiga Bancorp, Tanzania Women Bank (TWB) and TPB Bank. Business Week Reporter Gadiosa Lamtey interviewed TBP chief executive officer Sabasaba Moshingi about the progress of the merger. (AllAfrica)

Police Kill Three Crime Suspects

[Citizen] Mwanza -Police here have gunned down three people suspected of perpetrating crime in a fire exchange at Nyakabungo Street, Isamilo Ward in Ilemela District. (AllAfrica)

Speaker Ndugai Says to Reconsider MP Tundu Lissu's Salary Payment

[Citizen] Dodoma -The National Assembly speaker, Mr Job Ndugai, on Thursday 7, 2019 said the parliament will consider suspension of all payments to Singida East lawmaker, Mr Tundu Lissu. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania - 13 Unanswered Questions in Church Killings

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Itigi church shooting victim was buried on Tuesday but the following questions remain unanswered on what transpired during the fateful day: (AllAfrica)

Tourist Board Targets Israeli Visitors As Relations Thaw

[Citizen] Arusha -The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) has embarked on a new drive to attract more tourists from Israel. (AllAfrica)

We'll Register Farmers Soon - Govt

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government yesterday said it would in six months complete the registration of farmers of various crops. Speaking in Parliament, Agriculture deputy minister Innocent Bashungwa said the aim was to identimr, bashungwa,fy the number of farmers and where they are located in order to support them. (AllAfrica)

Njombe Killings Aren't Political, Says Lugola

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government on Monday said the killings of children in Njombe should not be connected with any political ideology, or religious beliefs. (AllAfrica)

Tanasha Officially Meets Her in-Laws

[Citizen] In what continues to be an interesting developing love story, this week a new twist emerged as Singer Diamond Platnumz paraded his latest love interest Tanasha Donna in front of his family. (AllAfrica)