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2014-10-24 Tanzania Announces Constitution Referendum for April 2015
[Sabahi]The Tanzanian government announced the country will hold a referendum on a new constitution in April 2015, a move rejected by the opposition which said it was not included in the drafting process, AFP reported Thursday (October 23rd).

2014-10-24 Pastoralists Turn Out Low in Measles-Rubella Vaccination
[Daily News]Ruaha -DESPITE a considerable turnout for the measles and rubella vaccination at Kitisi village in Iringa district, the number of pastoralists that showed up for the exercise was not satisfactory, it has been learnt.

2014-10-24 PM Launches International Magazine On Tanzania
[Daily News]London -PRIME Minister Mizengo Pinda on Thursday launched an international magazine named 'FIRST,' which specially covers commemoration of Tanzania's 50 years of independence and more importantly, promote various opportunities found in the country to the world.

2014-10-24 TIB Mulls Deal With Chinese Bank to Boost Loan Portfolio
[Daily News]Beijing -TIB Development Bank is looking into ways to partner with the China Development Bank to boost its long term loaning power.

2014-10-24 NHC Signs Deal to Establish Financial Hub in Dar
[Daily News]Beijing -THE National Housing Corporation (NHC) has signed a 1.7 billion US dollars deal with two Chinese companies for three housing projects, among them a financial square to be built at Upanga in Dar es Salaam.

2014-10-24 18 New Standards to Be Harmonised in Arusha
[Daily News]Arusha -HEADS of bureaus of standards from Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and Tanzania are meeting in Arusha for their regular committee meeting in which a total of 18 new standards are expected to be harmonised across the East African region.

2014-10-24 New Dar Commuter Bus Station Now Operational
[Daily News]AS the new Simu 2000 bus station behind Mawasiliano Towers along Sam Nujoma Road in Dar es Salaam commenced operations on Thursday, both commuters and bus operators have been urged to make better use of facilities within the stand.

2014-10-24 MP Pushes for Suspension of MV Victoria
[Daily News]Bukoba -A LEGISLATOR in Kagera Region has appealed for government intervention to suspend Mv Victoria from carrying passengers until it undergoes major rehabilitation.

2014-10-24 PAC Tells Police to Go Electronic in All Payments
[Daily News]THE Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has directed the Police Force to ensure that all collections, including road fines are made electronically to help check all loopholes of dishonesty and increase government revenue.

2014-10-24 School for Visually Impaired Seeks Assistance
[Daily News]Kibaha -LUGOBA Secondary School in Bagamoyo district, Coast Region has asked authorities to provide special learning gadgets and equipment for students who are visually impaired.

2014-10-24 China Pacts to Bring Jobs Boom
[Daily News]Beijing -MORE than 77,300 jobs are expected to be created in Tanzania once over 500 Chinese projects worth 2,490.21 million US dollars registered in the country until December last year become operational.

2014-10-24 Miss Tanzania Committee Should Come Clean
[Daily News]SITTY Abbas Mtemvu was recently crowned new Miss Tanzania after winning the 2014 beauty pageant staged at Mlimani City Hall in Dar es Salaam about a fortnight ago.

2014-10-24 Dar Pledges More Use of Gas to Combat Climate Change
[Daily News]A REPORT by World Health Organisation indicates that, between 75-250 million people in the World are projected to be exposed to an increased water stress due to climate change by 2020.

2014-10-24 Vodacom Opens New Retail Shop
[Daily News]VODACOM Tanzania has opened an ultra-modern retail shop at posh Quality Centre Uchumi Shopping Mall, along Nyerere Road. The new shop is expected to serve the company's growing customer base around Nyerere Road Industrial area, Temeke, Ilala and Keko, among others.

2014-10-24 More Efforts Put in Anti-Poaching Drive
[Daily News]Ruaha -THE government through Strengthening the Protected Areas Network in Southern Tanzania (SPANEST) project is training a rapid response team (RRT) that will be deployed to handle incidents of poaching in Ruaha National Park and its environs.

2014-10-24 U-30 Awards Coming
[Daily News]YOUTH of Africa (YOA) organisation is expecting to introduce awards that will be awarded to Tanzanian youth aged under-30.

2014-10-24 Kagera RC Hails NGOs for Refurbishing Classrooms
[Daily News]Bukoba -THE Kagera Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Fabian Massawe, has hailed Pestalozzi Children's Foundation (PCF) of Switzerland and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) for the timely intervention in constructing and renovating several classrooms at Nyakato and Karoshwe primary schools, in Bukoba District.

2014-10-24 Benin Win Boosts Stars Ranking
[Daily News]TANZANIA have stepped up five places to the 110th position in the latest FIFA world rankings after accumulating 291 points. Taifa Stars' 4-1 victory over Benin at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on October 12 played a vital role in ascending Tanzania on the world ranking, after stumbling by five points to 115th slot in a previous ranking released on September 18.

2014-10-24 Foreign Golfers Invited to Tanzania Open 2014
[Daily News]GOLFERS from East and Central Africa have been invited to this year's Tanzania Open International Championship. The three-day 72 holes stroke play event will be held at the Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club (DGC) course from November 14-16.

2014-10-24 OPHIR Rehabilitates Mtwara School
[Daily News]OPHIR Energy, an oil and gas exploration firm, operating in the country has rehabilitated Lilungu Primary School in Mtwara at the cost of 600m/- and handed it over to authorities in the area.

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