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2016-05-30 Dar-Based Trader Eyes Somalia Presidency
[Citizen] Arusha -A Dar es Salaam-based businessman says he will vie for presidency in Somalia in September this year. Mr Mohamed A. Nur,who is the CEO of City Garden Group of Companies, told The Citizen yesterday that he would present his name to the country's parliament, which would elect the head of state.

2016-05-30 Homemade Guns Surrendered to Police Stations
[Daily News] ABOUT 61 homemade firearms locally known as gobole owned illegally have been surrendered at different police posts in Katavi Region since the exercise was officially launched on March 21, this year.

2016-05-29 The Remedy for Africa's Funding Gap
[Citizen] Abidjan -The African Development Bank (AfDB) plans to expand its trade finance products across the continent in coming years as it seeks to bridge the existing funding gap to support trade transactions.

2016-05-29 Lake Victoria Waters Rise As Climate Change Hits
[East African] Encroachment on wetlands, destruction of forests and poor agricultural practices have destabilised the ecosystem in the Lake Victoria Basin.

2016-05-30 Highs and Lows of the 2015/16 Premier League
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The curtain fell on the 2015/16 Vodacom Premier League last weekend with Young Africans successfully defending their title.

2016-05-30 Call to Address Hygienic, Safe Menstruation
[Daily News] Girls and Menstrual Hygiene stakeholders are appealing to Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan's intervention and support to the inclusion of safe menstruation and hygiene in school curriculum both in Primary and Secondary Schools countrywide.

2016-05-30 Tanzanian-Based Trader Eyes Presidency in Somalia Poll
[Citizen] Arusha -A Dar es Salaam-based businessman says he will vie for presidency in Somalia in September this year.

2016-05-30 Soccer Reforms to Brighten League Season
[Daily News] Hectic and highly challenging premiership is imminent in August, this year, when Tanzania stage simultaneously three major soccer leagues.

2016-05-30 Tanzania Gets Set for U.S.$16 Million Logistics Grant
[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -The second round of Challenge Fund support for innovators and entrepreneurs working in the logistics and transport sector was launched recently with a financing mechanism in the range of $16m.

2016-05-30 Burundi Talks Positive
[EA Business] Arusha -The Burundi talks aimed at bringing all the sides to negotiate a peaceful future of their country ended in Arusha last week.

2016-05-30 Tanga Cement Doubles Capacity
[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -Tanga Cement Company Limited (TCCL) plans to produce 1.2 million tonnes of cement annually following the completion of its new kiln number two that will boost the company production capacity.

2016-05-30 EAC Tables U.S.$100 Million Budget to EALA
[EA Business] Arusha -The EAC last week presented Budget estimates for the Financial Year 2016/2017 totaling $101,374,589 to the East African Legislative Assembly sitting in Arusha.

2016-05-30 Jet Fuel Supplier Put On Hold
[Daily News] The government has suspended the supplier of the contaminated jet fuel and directed the concerned company to immediately start cleaning all the tanks and pipes of the affected oil companies in the country.

2016-05-30 Stars Eye Morale-Boosting Win
[Daily News] The national football team, Taifa Stars, entertain Kenyan counterparts Harambee Stars as they compete in the solitary international friendly ahead of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Egypt next week.

2016-05-30 Magufuli's Ban On Meetings Hits Hotels
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Slightly over six months after the new government came to power, hotel businesses fashioned to host conferences have sounded an alarm of hardship in doing business.

2016-05-30 Politics of Sugar - First Toughest Test Magufuli Govt to Face Head On
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The ongoing shortage of sugar in the country has taken a new twist following stakeholders' comments that the situation has been compounded by some big fishes who want the government to bow and uplift the import ban it slapped on the commodity.

2016-05-30 Call to Reduce VAT On Women's Sanitation Products As Tanzania Marks Menstrual Hygiene Day
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania joined the rest of the world to mark this year's Menstrual Hygiene Day on Saturday with a call for the government to remove Valued Added Tax (VAT) on all products related to women's sanitation.

2016-05-30 Lift Ban On Unsurveyed Plot Sale - Plea
[Daily News] Key stakeholders in the lands sector and urban planning have asked the Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlement Development, Mr William Lukuvi, to lift a ban he issued last week on the sale of surveyed plots for residential use.

2016-05-30 Axed NIDA Staff to Get 2.3 Billion/-
[Daily News] The government has said it will pay a total of 597 temporary employees of the National Identification Authority (NIDA) whose contracts were terminated on March 7, this year, due to inefficiency and low productivity.

2016-05-30 Jitegemee Command Inter-School League
[Daily News] Jitegemee and Mont Fort claimed crucial wins at JMK Park where Dar es Salaam Inter-School Basketball league raged on over the weekend. Jitegemee rallied to claim 45-38 victory over Don Bosco in the thrilling match that saw the winners saved by added 5 minutes.

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