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Singing the Truth Can Be Dangerous

[East African] The just concluded Ongala Festival held in Bagamoyo, Tanzania, featured one of the country's most inspiring musicians, Vitali Maembe. (AllAfrica)

Authorities Seize Dried Butterflies, Guinea Fowl Feathers

[East African] Kenyan authorities Thursday seized 201 pieces of dried butterflies and 20 pieces of vulterine guinea fowl feathers at the Lunga Lunga border in coastal county Kwale. (AllAfrica)

Fighting Climate Change One Tree at a Time - Why We Need Reforestation

[allAfrica] Cape Town -It's Arbor Month in South Africa and the government has encouraged its citizens to get their hands dirty and plant trees. Dedicating a month to tree-planting may seem a laudable goal, but one person chose to take that vision further and combat deforestation in Tanzania. But what would an initiative that aims to introduce 50 million trees around Mount Kilimanjaro require and what was the inspiration for it? (AllAfrica)

Burundians in Tanzania See Closed Market as Step Toward Expulsion

[VOA] Burundian refugees living in the Nyarugusu camp in Tanzania are no longer allowed to conduct business in the camp, depriving them of their only source of livelihood. The ban comes as Tanzanian authorities plan to repatriate the refugees back to Burundi. (AllAfrica)

Health Status Unclear for Journalist Arrested for Sedition

[VOA] A Tanzanian journalist arrested in July after criticizing the president in print appeared in court Thursday, looking weak and having trouble walking. (AllAfrica)

Obstacles to Tanzania Quality Education Dream

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Sister Annette Farrel, a Holy Union Sister from Ireland has been working in Tanzania's education sector since September 1983. With the decades of experience, hers are bold and radical opinions to restructure the education system of Tanzania for the betterment of its people. (AllAfrica)

MPs New Move to Eliminate Malaria

[Citizen] Dodoma -Tanzania Parliamentarians Against Malaria (Tapama) on Wednesday commenced a major initiative to enhance political will and support legislators engagement to eliminate malaria come 2030. (AllAfrica)

Five Tanzanians to Take Part in the Sanlam Marathon

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Local non-bank finance solutions provider, Sanlam Tanzania Thursday September 12 awarded winners of the just concluded 'Life is a Marathon' competition. (AllAfrica)

AliKiba in Kampala This Weekend

[Observer] Tanzanian singer Ali Kiba will on September 13 be in Uganda for a mega concert. (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Visits Bishop Ruwa'ichi At Muhimbili Hospital

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli on Tuesday visited Archbishop of Dar es Salaam, Yuda Thaddaeus Ruwa'ichi, who is receiving treatment at the Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute (MOI). (AllAfrica)

Bongo Flava Star Mbosso Mourns the Loss of Mother of his Child

[Nairobi News] Bongo flava star Marombosso is mourning the death of his baby mama, Boss Martha, who was a fast rising Tanzanian stand up comedienne. (AllAfrica)

House Ratifies Treaty Linked to the Blind

[Daily News] PARLIAMENT yesterday ratified the Marrakesh Treaty to facilitate access to Published Works for Persons who are blind or visually impaired. (AllAfrica)

Exports and Imports Rise

[East African] A rise in gold, coffee and cotton exports, as well as tourist arrivals has boosted the value of Tanzania's goods and services exports to $8,594.5 million in the year ending July 2019, from $8,534.6 million in the year ending July 2018, according to Bank of Tanzania economic monthly review for August. (AllAfrica)

Hygiene and Protecting Children Against Preventable Diseases

[Daily News] PEOPLE should take a holistic approach in eliminating preventable diseases that proper growth of children. People should also get correct information on efforts taken by the government in controlling the diseases. (AllAfrica)

Almost One Million Pupils Start STD Seven Exams Today

[Daily News] STANDARD seven pupils across the country start their Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) today, with invigilators and school owners reminded to carefully observe regulations. (AllAfrica)

Govt Now for Equal Gender Representation By 2025, Assures RC

[Daily News] DODOMA Regional Commissioner (RC), Dr Binilith Mahenge, said yesterday the government was committed to attaining gender equality, which includes the envisaged 50/50 threshold in various leadership positions by 2025. (AllAfrica)

Seven Perish, 18 Injured in Manyara Road Accident

[Daily News] SEVEN people have died and 18 others injured in a road accident that occurred at Namalulu village, Nabelela Ward in Simanjiro District, Manyara region on Monday evening. (AllAfrica)

Nine SA Black Rhinoceros Arrive to Bolster Serengeti's Rhino Population

[Daily News] Arusha -ARRIVAL of nine black rhinoceros from South Africa yesterday is expected to herald the translocation of another group of five extant species into the Ikorongo-Grumeti Game Reserve (IGGR). (AllAfrica)

No, Harmonize 'Did Not Get Married', Bongo Artist's Manager Now Reveals

[Nairobi News] Bongo Flava artiste Harmonize is 'not yet taken'. This is according to the musician's manager, Beauty Mmari, alias Mjerumani. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Clinches 'Top Position' As More Parks Are Approved

[Citizen] Dodoma -Tanzania is now floating as one of "top" countries in terms of the number of national parks after two more were approved by the Parliament yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Receives Nine Black Rhinos From South Africa

[Citizen] Kilimanjaro -Tanzania has received nine black rhinos from South Africa's Thobatholo game reserve today, September 10. (AllAfrica)

Dar City Boss Wants Preaching in Night Clubs

[East African] Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda has said religious leaders can preach in night clubs in the capital. (AllAfrica)

Amuneke Drags Tanzanian FA to FIFA's Arbitration Committee Over Terminated Contract

[This Day] After qualifying Tanzania's Taifa Stars for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for the first time in 39 years and leading the team to the continental showpiece in Egypt, Emmanuel Amuneke, has asked the Arbitration Committee of FIFA to compel the East African nation to pay him his outstanding wages. (AllAfrica)

Minister - Make Sports Generate Employment

[Daily News] THE Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Harrison Mwakyembe has advised parents and guardians countrywide to support and develop sports talents for their children because it is an alternative solution for unemployment. (AllAfrica)

New Programme Set to Revolutionise Health Delivery System

[Daily News] THE government through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children is set to open more hubs to facilitate the implementation of a medical education and care management model with the aim of improving health service delivery in the country. (AllAfrica)

The Reality of Challenges in Malaria Elimination

[WHO] The United Republic of Tanzania is among 11 countries that contribute 55 percent of new malaria cases globally according to WHO Malaria report published in 2018. The national HMIS data showed that malaria related deaths decreased from 20per1000 cases in 2014 to nine per 1000 cases in 2018. However, this has not taken Tanzania from the list of high burden countries. (AllAfrica)

Experts Convene to Chart a Roadmap Towards Malaria Elimination

[WHO] Bagamoyo, 2-7 September 2019: The National Malaria Control Programme in Tanzania with support from WHO and the Roll Back Malaria Partnership organized a five-day stakeholders meeting to chart out a road map towards elimination of malaria in the country. (AllAfrica)

A Reverend, His Two Wives Sent to Jail for One Year for Operating a Church Illegally

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Kisutu Resident Magistrate Court has today sentenced David Chirhuza (33) and three others from the Early Church of Lord Yeshwah to one year jail term or to pay a Sh2 million fine after finding them guilty of illegally operating a church in the city. (AllAfrica)

Diamond Platnumz Told to Go for Vasectomy

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Bongo Flava star Diamond Platnumz is about to become a father for the fourth time, this time with radio presenter Tanasha Dona from Kenya but this has not gone down well with some of his fiancÚ's workmates. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Special Education Platform in Top African Innovation Awards

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A web-based platform dubbedJumuisha that seeks to empower experts handling people with disabilities in communities, was featured among top eleven education innovations in Africa. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Wants Burundian Refugees Sent Home. but They Face Big Challenges

[The Conversation Africa] Tanzania says it has reached an agreement with Burundi to begin sending back all Burundian refugees from October. The repatriation effort will take place in collaboration with the United Nations. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, asked Amelia Kuch to give some insights into the decision. (AllAfrica)