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Tanzania Maize Exports to Kenya Surge Sixfold After Suluhu Visit

[Nation] Maize imports from Tanzania jumped more than sixfold to 118,329 bags in May on the back of President Samia Suluhu's visit to Kenya that saw Dar and Nairobi reach a deal to lift a ban that had been put in place. (AllAfrica)

Wildlife Conservation Set to Attract More Investments

[Daily News] THE government has begun issuing certificates to investors wishing to invest in wildlife conservation, a move which is expected to motivate investments and enhance local content in the country's wildlife conservation. (AllAfrica)

Opposition Supporters Arrested As Leader's Case Postponed

[VOA] Tanzania's main opposition Chadema party held a street protest Thursday with its supporters calling for the government to release their leader, Freeman Mbowe. (AllAfrica)

Blogger Who 'Killed' Museveni On Social Media Arrested in Turkey

[Citizen] Security agents on Tuesday arrested Fred Lumbuye, a supporter of Uganda opposition party National Unity Platform (NUP), who is suspected of being the mastermind behind the rumours that President Yoweri Museveni had died after contracting Covid-19. (AllAfrica)

Sports Are More Than Sporting, Golf Tells It All

[Daily News] CORPORATE! What comes to your mind when you hear the word 'corporate'? Is it class; is it elegance, or maybe the finest things in life? The Corporate Masters Golf 2021, Tanzania's first premium golf series involving middle and upper level management business owners is back this weekend. (AllAfrica)

Govt Embarks On Creating Local Content Policy for Investment

[Daily News] THE government has embarked on formulating a first national policy on local content, which will guide on how citizens benefit in opportunities arising from foreign direct investment projects. (AllAfrica)

'Ignore New Constitution Demos'

[Daily News] A SECTION of Chadema members in Arusha have challenged the party's top leadership to shift focus on other pressing issues other than push for a new constitution. (AllAfrica)

Local Vehicles Inspection Earns Govt 4bn/-in Three Months

[Daily News] THE government has collected 3.9bn/- since when it started local vehicle inspections in April this year. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Joins Push for Digital Infrastructures

[Daily News] TANZANIA is attending a meeting of African countries that is expected to come up with a joint method of convincing the World Bank and International Monetary Funds (IMF) to support the continent on constructing digital infrastructures in a bid to mitigate the economic effects brought by the Covoid-19 pandemic. (AllAfrica)

Why Ali Kiba Is Still a Force to Reckoned With

[Citizen] Bongo flava singer from Kings Music, Ally Saleh Kiba - popular by his stage name 'Alikiba' - has remained a formidable force in the Bongo flava industry for more than a decade despite the rise of new generations of artistes in the music business. (AllAfrica)

President Appoints New Transport Board Chairperson

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Ms Mtumwa Khatib Ameir to a position of Vice-Chairperson of the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) board. (AllAfrica)

NBC Launches Jamii Account for Charitable Institutions

[Daily News] NATIONAL Commercial Bank (NBC) yesterday launched 'NBC Jamii Account' for charitable institutions that attracts no monthly deductions. (AllAfrica)

High Covid-19 Vaccine Demand Greets Mwanza

[Daily News] THE vaccination exercise against Covid-19 officially took-off in various centres of the region on Wednesday, with some supervisors expressing their doubt on whether the allocated doses will be enough following positive response from residents. (AllAfrica)

Kenya, Tanzania Devise New Strategies to Fight Covid-19

[Nation] Kenya and Tanzania have resolved to foster good bilateral relations to help fight against the spread of Covid-19. (AllAfrica)

Mbowe Arraignment, New Test for Samia - Us Official

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The arrest and arraignment of Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe offers a new test for President Samia Suluhu Hassan's pro-democratic gesture, a senior US official observed yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Mbowe Case Stalls After Tech Failures At Kisutu Court, Supporters Arrested

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court has failed to hear an economic sabotage case against Chadema Chairman, Freeman Mbowe and three others, after technological failures between the court and the prison. (AllAfrica)

Edelwiss Air to Grace U.S.$2.6 Billion Tourism High Season in Tanzania

[Citizen] Arusha -- The Switzerland's leading leisure airline, Edelweiss has announced to add Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam, as its three new destinations in Tanzania from October, offering a ray of hope to the country's multi-million dollar tourism industry (AllAfrica)

Mwinyi Wants Strong Isles-Mainland Tourism Partnership

[Daily News] ZANZIBAR President Dr Hussein Mwinyi has underscored the need for strong collaboration between the ministries responsible for tourism in both Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar for further promoting tourism industry. (AllAfrica)

700 Elite Runners to Spice Up Crdb Marathon Challenge

[Daily News] ALMOST ten days remain before the second edition of CRDB Bank Marathon flag-off in Dar es Salaam next weekend, the bumper entry of over 700 elite runners have been registered until yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Yanga Vow to Fight to Death

[Daily News] AFTER recording a second stalemate in the CECAFA Kagame Cup, Young Africans have not yet given up hopes for the title chase vowing to fight to the end. (AllAfrica)

CRDB Bank, Posts Corporation Re-Launch Agency Banking Deal

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- CRDB Bank Plc and the Tanzania Posts Corporation (TPC) yesterday re-launched their agency banking deal in an effort to boost their joint involvement with the country's financial inclusion agenda. The enhanced deal seeks to ensure that more and more Tanzanians are able to get CRDB Bank's services at TPC offices across the country. (AllAfrica)

Provide Evidence to Back-Up Charges or Release Political Opposition Leader

[Foroyaa] Tanzanian authorities must promptly provide evidence to substantiate charges against opposition leader Freeman Mbowe, or else release him, said Amnesty International ahead of his appearance in a Dar es Salaam court tomorrow. At the time of releasing this statement, police had on 3 August arrested several members of the opposition Party of Democracy and Progress (Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo in Swahili), officially known as Chadema, and a lawyer ahead of planned protests on 5 August against the arrest (AllAfrica)

Tanzania's FDI Inflows Hit $1bn Mark in 2020

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Regardless of the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy, Tanzania's Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) reached the $1 billion mark in 2020, the highest in five years. (AllAfrica)

Tight Security At Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court Ahead of Mbowe's Case

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Security has been beefed up in the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court, today, August 5, 2021 ahead of mentioning of Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe's economic crimes case . (AllAfrica)

Key Lessons for Tanzania From Neighbouring Rwanda

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- Following President Samia Suluhu Hassan's official visit to Rwanda where she got to talk to Rwanda President Paul Kagame on strengthening bilateral economic ties between the two East African nations, a lot has got known regarding what Tanzania can learn from its EAC partner state. (AllAfrica)

President Appoints New Tcaa Board Vice Chairperson

[Daily News] President Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Mtumwa Khatib Ameir as the new Vice Chairperson for the Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA)'s Board. (AllAfrica)

PM Pays Tribute to Fallen Defence Minister

[Daily News] PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has eulogised the late Elias Kwandikwa, who was the Minister for Defence and National Service as devoted civil servant who adhered to the rules and regulations of his work. (AllAfrica)

Mbowe Case Adjourned After Video Conference Tech Failure

[Daily News] THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court has adjourned the case against Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) national Chairman Freeman Mbowe and his fellows to Friday morning (July 06, 2021). (AllAfrica)

NMB Scoops Best Bank and Leading Lender Awards

[Daily News] NMB Bank's has won two international awards for its outstanding financial performance and initiatives, excellence in customer service, innovation prowess and huge investment in technological solutions. (AllAfrica)

Diamond Platnumz Celebrates Daughter's Sixth Birthday

[Nairobi News] Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz has celebrated his first-born daughter's sixth birthday with an emotional message on social media. (AllAfrica)

Judiciary Nods to Kiswahili Use in Tanzania Legal System

[Daily News] THE executive and the judiciary have agreed to fully switch the country's legal system and legal materials from English to Kiswahili language, a centenary since the establishment of the High Court in the country. (AllAfrica)