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Bashe - Crops Receipt System Explored

[Daily News] THE government seeks to introduce a warehouse receipt financing system for spices and other commercial crops but stressed it will need to conduct an assessment before rolling out the plan. (AllAfrica)

Zahera Here to Stay, but Not At Yanga

[Daily News] THE ousted Young Africans Head Coach, Mwinyi Zahera said he plans to open a football academy in the country to upgrade youth players of various age categories ranging between 9 to 14 years old. (AllAfrica)

Prisons Slowdown Simba Run

[Daily News] SIMBA threw away two points after they were forced to a barren draw with hard fighting Tanzania Prisons at Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Establishment of National Real Estate Regulator Almost Done

[Daily News] ESTABLISHMENT of the real estate regulatory authority to supervise and guarantee level playing field for the fastest growing sector is on the final stage, the National Assembly heard on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

SIM Card Listing Deadline Intact, Minister Stresses

[Daily News] THE government will maintain its position to switch off all sim-cards that would not have been registered biometrical come December 31, this year, the National Assembly heard on Thursday. (AllAfrica)

Rural Road Underfunding Dominates House Debate On Development Plan

[Daily News] MEMBERS of Parliament have asked the government to increase funding to Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA) for rural road upgrading to ease carriage of farm produce to markets. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania's Farm Produce, Minerals Steal Show At China Expo

[Daily News] TANZANIA'S cashew nuts, coffee and minerals are gaining popularity at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) here with Chinese authorities and firms expressing interest to start the commodity imports. (AllAfrica)

Earnest Appeal to Salute National Heroes

[Daily News] MEMBERS of Parliament have demanded that the government should do more to recognize national heroes, including providing special national health insurance to help elders who made a lot of sacrifices for the country. (AllAfrica)

Samia - Universal Health Inevitable

[Daily News] VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has assured the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states that Tanzania is committed to execute the universal health coverage (UHC). (AllAfrica)

Opposition Party Chadema Opts Out of Local Govt Polls

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam/ Dodoma -Opposition party, Chadema, announced its withdrawal from the forthcoming local government elections, citing massive disqualification of the party's candidates as the main reason. The elections are scheduled for November 24, this year. (AllAfrica)

Trump Finally Picks Envoy to Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -United States President Donald Trump has nominated a medical doctor as his choice of ambassador to Tanzania, ending three years of the country running without a substantive appointee in Dar. (AllAfrica)

Why the Opposition's Decision to Pull Out of Nov 24 Local Government Elections Matters

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Followers of Tanzania's politics expressed no surprise yesterday at the decision by Chadema to withdraw from civic elections scheduled for November 24, calling it an automatic reaction to the what they termed as ongoing muzzling of competitive politics in the country. (AllAfrica)

Bureaucracy Drove Volkswagen From Tanzania to Rwanda - Former Minister

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A former cabinet minister in Tanzania, Charles Kitwanga told the parliament on Wednesday November 6 that Europe's biggest carmaker, Volkswagen, decided to invest in Rwanda after attempts to set up a car assembly in Tanzania failed due to 'deep-rooted bureaucracy.' (AllAfrica)

Zanzibar Uses Drones for 'Eliminate Malaria' Campaign

[Daily News] WITH great success recorded in the past decade in controlling the spread of Malaria using multiple interventions, the government through its Ministry of Health has decided to deploy drones for spraying anti-larval chemicals in paddy fields, ponds and difficult to reach areas full of stagnant water. (AllAfrica)

Revealed - Six Top Regions for Marijuana Growing

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government said on Wednesday, November 06, 2019 that though it was succeeding in the fight against drugs, it was still finding it difficult to contain the growing of marijuana in six regions. (AllAfrica)

Jailed Journalist Kabendera Ready to Admit 'Wrongdoing' to Speed Up Case

[Nairobi News] A Tanzanian journalist currently in custody over money laundering and tax evasion charges now says he is ready to negotiate a plea-bargain. (AllAfrica)

Tight Security Marks First Day In Office for New Auditor General

[Daily News] NEWLY appointed Controller and Auditor General (CAG) Charles Kichere on Tuesday assumed his new office in style, a departure from traditional public office handing over ceremonies. (AllAfrica)

Knowledge Society Is Critical to Tanzania's Development

[Daily News] EXPERTS in socio-economic development say that the current environment of free market and globalization depends on the efficiency with which firms and nations use existing knowledge, and on the speed with which they produce and put in use new knowledge to ever dynamically innovate. (AllAfrica)

Investing in Tomato Value Chain for Access to New Markets

[Daily News] TOMATO is one of the highest produced vegetable crops in Tanzania due to its status as a staple and economic horticultural activity for smallholder and commercial farmers across the country. (AllAfrica)

Yanga Sacks Zahera

[Daily News] The management of Young Africans SC has parted ways with their Congolese head Coach Mwinyi Zahera after dismantling the whole technical bench of the team. (AllAfrica)

China's Jinping Admires Cashews, Tanzanite at Expo

[Daily News] CHINESE President Xi Jinping on Tuesday visited Tanzania's pavilion at the Second China International Import Expo (CIIE) and admired the country's cashew nuts and Tanzanite gemstones. (AllAfrica)

Flagship Projects Retain Supremacy

[Daily News] Government expenditures in the 2020/2021 fiscal year are projected at 34.360tri/-, which is 21.7 per cent of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). (AllAfrica)

Magufuli's Four Years - What He Said and Did

[Daily News] Nearly every political leader professes to be a democrat. (AllAfrica)

Massive Investments to Upgrade, Heighten Tanga Port Competitiveness

[Daily News] IN implementing its ambitious massive investment development plan, the Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) through its Tanga office has officially started renovating and upgrading Tanga Port by dredging the entrance channel and the berth. (AllAfrica)

Magufuli Warns New Auditor General Against Turning Office Into Another Arm of State

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli warned the new Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Mr Charles Kichere, against turning his office into another arm of State. (AllAfrica)

SONGAS Fixes Leaking Pipeline, Gas Flow Resumes Today

[Daily News] SONGAS Limited experts have successfully repaired a vent that led to leakage on a gas pipeline at Somangafungu Island in Kilwa District, Lindi region on Sunday. (AllAfrica)

Fuel Adulteration Cases Decline, Says EWURA

[Daily News] Dodoma -HARSH measures taken by the Energy and Water Regulatory Authority (EWURA) have seen a large drop of fuel adulteration cases from 78 per cent in 2007 to four per cent at present. (AllAfrica)

Rain May Delay First Phase of Standard Guage Railway

[East African] Tanzania is unlikely to meet the November deadline for the first phase of the 300km-long $1.9 billion standard gauge railway being built between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro. (AllAfrica)

Africa's Anti-Terror War Takes New Turn

[Daily News] Arusha -FIGHT against terrorism in Africa is taking a new turn as law practitioners, human rights activists, academicians and diplomats devise new instruments for the cause. (AllAfrica)

TBL Mbeya Celebrates Decade of Enviable Progress

[Daily News] TEN years ago, the Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL), inaugurated a new plant at Iyunga area in Mbeya City as part of its investment strategy in establishing projects in various sectors of the economy. (AllAfrica)

Can Airtel Tanzania's New Feature Take Over Mobile Money Services?

[The Exchange] Tanzania's smartphone's network--Airtel Tanzania, has ushered a new mobile money service branded "Send With a withdraw fee", emerging with a rather customized competitive advantage within the growing mobile money industry in Tanzania. (AllAfrica)