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2017-01-18 Will Coming By-Elections Reset Political Landscape ?
[Citizen] I have, for quite a while now, been scrutinising the by-elections scheduled for Sunday, January 22. My trips to most of the 20 wards in which polls will be held on Sunday revealed serious issues that should be debated. There are three issues of concern as the ballot day nears.

2017-01-19 Suspected Criminal Syndicate Kingpin Arrested
[Citizen] Police have arrested a 31-year-old man who allegedly heads a crime gang. Mara Regional Police commander Ramadhani Ng'anzi said the suspect was arrested in Nyanza Village, Butiama District.

2017-01-18 Tanzania Government to Control Food Prices
[Exchange] Distribution of food across regions currently hit by skyrocketing prices is about to start, the government announced in Dodoma, insisting that over 1.5 million metric tonnes (MT) of various food items are available for the undertaking.

2017-01-18 Kiswahili Ambassador in Africa Urged Tanzanians to Embrace the Language
[Daily News] Former First Lady Salma Kikwete, who is the Kiswahili Ambassador in Africa, has reminded Tanzanians to be proud of the language and desist from appreciating foreign languages as doing so is tantamount to slavery.

2017-01-18 Protection of Culprits of Gender Violence Robs Women of Their Rights
[Daily News] Zanzibar -Fifteen year old girl Bahati (not her real name) was raped by her step brother on May 12 last year, just a day after celebrating her birth day.

2017-01-18 Executives of 50 Foreign Firms to Discuss Tanzania's Industrialisation
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Representatives from 50 foreign companies are expected in Tanzania on Saturday this week.

2017-01-18 Ruling Party Says it Won't Embrace Dirty Politics
[Daily News] The ruling CCM has said it will not engage itself in dirty politics, advising Tanzanians to shun opposition politicians who are currently issuing inflammatory statements.

2017-01-18 Revenue Authority's 2016 Collection Soars
[Daily News] Revenue collection soared in the second half of last year to 7.27 trillion/-, up from 6.44 trillion/- in the corresponding period of the previous year.

2017-01-18 Public Schools to Get 16 Billion Shillings Lab Equipment
[Daily News] The government has purchased lab-facilities worth 16 billion shillings, the Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Joyce Ndalichako, has confirmed.

2017-01-18 Minister - New Medics Bill Will Improve Sector
[Citizen] Dodoma -Health minister Ummy Mwalimu informed the Parliamentary Committee on Social Services and Community Development that the proposed Medical, Dental and Allied Health Professionals Bill, would address legal challenges faced by professionals as well as revolutionise the health sector in the country.

2017-01-18 We're Sidelined, Say Education Experts
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -If it were to improve the education sector, the government should, this time around, take heed of the advice from experts, stakeholders say.

2017-01-18 Yanga Exert Pressure On Simba
[Daily News] Young Africans moved within a point closer to leaders Simba after defeating hosts Majimaji 1-0 in a fiercely fought Mainland Premier League encounter at the Majimaji Stadium in Songea yesterday.

2017-01-18 Don Hails Kabudi's Nomination As MP
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Speculations on imminent Cabinet reshuffle has greeted President John Magufuli's nomination as MPs Prof Palamagamba Kabudi and Mr Abdallah Bulembo.

2017-01-18 Raise Health Budget, Govt Told
[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has been called upon to set aside 15 per cent of its budget for the health sector in the next financial year.

2017-01-18 Rheumatic Heart Disease Screening for Students
[Daily News] The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) is set to conduct rheumatic heart disease screening on students in various schools in the country as a measure geared at preventing the complication among the group.

2017-01-18 Communication Is Vital to Halt HIV Prevalence
[Daily News] Zanzibar -People gathered at a recent forum on HIV prevalence in Zanzibar where parents were urged to communicate with their children on issues of sexual reproductive health.

2017-01-18 Give Serious Attention to Marine Travel Too
[Citizen] Barely a week after a boat sailing to Pemba from Tanga capsized and killed 12 people in its wake, two other marine vessels collided in Lake Victoria.

2017-01-18 Bunge Team Discusses Several Bills
[Daily News] Dodoma -The Constitution and Legal Affairs Committee is deliberating on a number of Bills including the Legal Aid Bill and the Written Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) No. 4 Bill of 2016.

2017-01-18 Minister Hits At Local Leaders
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government will take legal action against leaders, who abuse their powers.

2017-01-18 Trial Mining Starts At Rukwa's Coal Project in Tanzania
[Exchange] Trial mining has started at Edenville Energy's 120 MW Rukwa coal-to-power project in Tanzania.

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