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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)

Diamond's Wasafi Brands Kenyan Artists 'Cry Babies' Over #PlayKeMusic Debate

[Nairobi News] Diamond Platnumz's Wasafi label management team has now been drawn into the raging #PlayKeMusic debate, arguing that they have never once complained when Kenyan music is played in Tanzania nor when Kenyan artistes perform in their country. (AllAfrica)

I'm Disappointed With What's Going On - Auditor General

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Controller and Auditor General (CAG) Prof Mussa Assad has finally opened up, saying he is ready to appear before the parliamentary committee as ordered by the Speaker of the National Assembly Mr Job Ndugai. (AllAfrica)

How Much Will Tanzania Spend to Service Its Bombardiers?

[East African] The Tanzanian government Tuesday said it will spend less than Tsh6 billion ($2.6 million) on maintenance of its two Bombardier Q400-8 aircraft in Canada. (AllAfrica)

Pakistani National in Court for Allegedly Bribing TRA Official

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A Pakistani national, Mohammad Hasnain Hyderi has today appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court for allegedly bribing a Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) official, Talib Kombo. (AllAfrica)

Opposition Leader Freeman Mbowe Falls Ill in Remand Prison

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Remanded opposition leader and Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe failed to attend court sessions on Thursday, January 17, 2019, due to illness. (AllAfrica)

Fears On Proposed Amendment of Political Parties Act Allayed

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A member of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling CCM party, Mariam Mungula, has allayed fears about a Parliamentary Bill setting out to amend the Political Parties Act, saying it the proposed amendments do not aim at killing opposition parties. (AllAfrica)

Zitto Is Bothering Me - Ndugai

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai has said that he is bothered by Kigoma Urban Member of Parliament Zitto Kabwe. Mr Ndugai made the remarks on Thursday, January 17, 2019 when responding to questions from journalists concerning his tiff with Controller and Auditor General (CAG) Prof Mussa Assad. (AllAfrica)

Neglect and Deprivation in Early Childhood Have Impact On Adolescence, Study

[Citizen] A report by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital has revealed that young children experiencing deprivation and neglect in institutional settings have impaired memory and executive functioning at age 8 and 16 compared with peers placed early in quality foster homes, News Medical Life Sciences has reported. (AllAfrica)

East African Community Gets U.S.$2 Billion Donor Support

[Daily News] The East African Community (EAC) has secured a lion's share of funding from development partners that will be used in the improvement of energy and infrastructure in the region. (AllAfrica)

Excellent, Obasanjo Tells Magufuli

[Daily News] The visiting statesman described Dr Magufuli as an exemplary leader in Africa, citing his efforts in spearheading the country's economic development and safeguarding national interests. (AllAfrica)

Taswa Members to Deliberate On Constitutional Amendment Draft

[Daily News] The Tanzania Sports Writers Association (TASWA) will stage an ad hoc general meeting on February 10th this year, to deliberate on the constitutional amendments. (AllAfrica)

TFDA Registers Over 25,000 Centres

[Daily News] TANZANIA Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has registered 25,630 centres dealing in trading commodities under food, drugs or cosmetics categories in the past three years. (AllAfrica)

Govt Hailed for Bill On Water Supply, Sanitation

[Daily News] STAKEHOLDERS have commended the government for coming up with a decision to draft a Water Supply and Sanitation Bill, 2018 as it will ensure access to clean and safe water to members of the public. (AllAfrica)

End Corruption, Issuance of Fake Certificates, NEMC Board Urged

[Daily News] MINISTER of State in the Vice-President's Office (Union and Environment), January Makamba yesterday called for an end to corruption and issuance of fake environment impact assessment (EIA) certificates entertained by some workers of National Environment Management Council (NEMC). (AllAfrica)

'Release All Fishermen Held for Lack of Licences'

[Daily News] THE Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries has directed for immediate release of all fishermen held in various places countrywide for failing to renew their fishing and vessels' licences. (AllAfrica)

Zitto's Attempt to Block Questioning of CAG Hits Snag

[Daily News] ACT-WAZALENDO leader Zitto Kabwe's attempt to block Parliament from grilling Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Prof Mussa Assad, over his recent remarks against the legislature hit a snag yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Dar Suspends EAC Vehicle Load Control Act Enforcement

[Daily News] THE Government has suspended implementation of East African Community (EAC) Vehicle Load Control Act, 2016 that became effective in the country on January 1, 2019. (AllAfrica)

Slow Pace in Special IDs Distribution Irks Rukwa RC

[Daily News] The Rukwa Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Joachim Wangabo has given district commissioners and council Directors 10-day ultimatum to ensure all the 6,250 special identity cards are distributed to small scale traders. (AllAfrica)

Alikiba's Father Dies in Hospital

[Nairobi News] Celebrated Tanzanian musician, Ali Saleh Kiba, popularly known as Alikiba, has lost his father. (AllAfrica)

Nuclear Tech for Food Preservation Planned

[Daily News] The Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC) is mulling over introducing a food preservation project using Nuclear energy in the country. (AllAfrica)

Stiegler's Gorge Project to Benefit Villagers On Land Use

[Daily News] STIEGLER's Gorge Hydroelectric Power project is set to benefit villagers of Kisaki in Morogoro and Mloka in Rufiji on proper land utilisation and planning. (AllAfrica)

Govt - Our Current, Future Plans for Cotton Sub-Sector

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -In efforts to push increased production in the cotton sub-sector, the government has injected Sh7 billion for distribution of insecticides and revive the ginneries. (AllAfrica)

Lawyers Challenge Ndugai's Statement

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A statement by National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai that Parliament will temporarily stop working with the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) is bad and a threat to constitutional democracy, pundits observed yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Let's End Polarisation With Talks -Mbatia

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The chairman of Tanzania Centre for Democracy (TCD), Mr James Mbatia, has said that President John Magufuli cannot dismiss the need for a national dialogue and reconciliation, warning that the current political polarisation does not portend a future of national unity the country. (AllAfrica)

Transporters Given Two Months in New EAC Load Law

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has given transporters in Tanzania a two-month reprieve in the implementation of the newly-adopted East African Community Vehicle Load Control Act, 2016 which has been widely criticised by members of the business community. (AllAfrica)

Bombardier Maintenance to Cost ATCL About U.S.$2.6 Million

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government yesterday clarified that the cost of maintaining its two Bombardier Q 400-8 aircraft in Canada would not exceed Sh6 billion. (AllAfrica)

Home Affairs Minister Suspends Three Police Commanders

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Minister for Home Affairs, KangiLugola has suspended Temeke Regional Police Commander (RPC), Emmanuel Mgula, Ilala RPC, Salum Abdul and Arusha RPC, Ramadhan Nyanzi. (AllAfrica)

Court Hands Malinzi Case Back to PCCB

[Daily News] The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday committed back to the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) former President of the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Jamal Malinzi and his General Secretary Mwesigwa Selestine for questioning. (AllAfrica)

Sportpesa Cup-Bound Teams in Final Action Before Dar Trip

[Nation] Kenyan representatives to the upcoming SportPesa Cup tournament in Dar es Salaam will take to the pitch this afternoon for their last SportPesa Premier League (SPL) fixtures before departing for neighbouring Tanzania over the weekend. (AllAfrica)

New Queries Over Cashew Processing

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Questions are being raised about how long it will take to process this season's cashew nut harvests estimated at 275,191 tonnes. (AllAfrica)