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2014-04-17 Complex Land Rights Feed 'Grabbing' Complaints in Tanzania
[AlertNet]The world's quest for crops to produce biofuels has triggered a wave of controversial land acquisitions in Tanzania as foreign companies jostle for land that villagers and indigenous people claim as theirs.

2014-04-18 Court Orders Arrest of Three TANESCO Officials
[Daily News]THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday ordered the arrest of three senior officials with Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) for alleged abuse of their positions and occasioning loss of over 275m/- to the government.

2014-04-18 Demand for 5-Yr Bond Low, Despite Higher Yield
[Daily News]HIKING of yield rate on the 5-year maturity bonds failed to attract investors' attention the situation that resulted into the government note to register slim oversubscriptions.

2014-04-18 Roll Out to Rural Areas, Mobile Phone Firms Urged
[Daily News]THE Minister for Communication, Science and Technology, Prof Makame Mbarawa, has urged mobile phone service companies to consider providing communication services to rural areas as most of them are underserved.

2014-04-18 State Vows to Conserve L. Tanganyika Waters
[Daily News]Dodoma -THE Minister for Water, Prof Jumanne Maghembe, has pledged concerted efforts to ensure that Lake Tanganyika, whose water level is decreasing at an alarming rate, is conserved and preserved.

2014-04-18 Kikwete Warns Media Over Press Freedom Abuse
[Daily News]EVEN as Tanzania enjoys great deal of press freedom, the government will not tolerate abuse of the liberty that will divide the country and incite violence, President Jakaya Kikwete has warned.

2014-04-18 Police Promise Stringent Security in Dar During Easter
[Daily News]POLICE in Dar es Salaam has promised to tighten security during the Easter holidays.

2014-04-18 CA Member Chides At Proponents of Three-Tier Union
[Daily News]Moshi -A MEMBER of the Constituent Assembly (CA), Dr Cyril Chami, has said that the three-tier union was a project hatched by some political party leaders and some wayward executives in the government.

2014-04-18 First Lady Wants Villagers to Start Connecting to Power
[Daily News]Lindi -THE First Lady, Mama Salma Kikwete, has underscored the need for electricity connection among residents of Msinjahili Ward in Lindi District as the cost of kerosene is high.

2014-04-18 Leaders, Members Condemn Ukawa Protest
[Daily News]GOVERNMENT leaders and members of the Constituent Assembly have expressed dismay at the walkout staged by some members of the House on Wednesday after verbally abusing others by calling them "Interahamwe".

2014-04-18 Minister Bans Trade of Premature Crops
[Daily News]Moshi -THE government has banned Kenyan traders from negotiating deals with farmers over crops that are still growing in farms.

2014-04-18 Postal Bank Curbs Bad Debts
[Daily News]ALTHOUGH defaulting remains to be the major challenge to most lending institutions, the Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) has managed to keep low its Non Performing Loan (NPL) at four per cent which is below the industry rate of around seven per cent.

2014-04-18 'Diamond' Wins Two Nominations At MTV Awards
[Daily News]TOP local artist Naseeb Abdul alias 'Diamond' has won two nominations at the prestigious 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) to be held at Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) in South Africa on June 7, this year.

2014-04-18 Invasive Alien Weeds Spreading Fast in Serengeti
[Daily News]THERE is a wide range of invasive alien weeds invading Serengeti District in Mara Region at an alarming rate, environmental experts have confirmed describing the species as dangerous.

2014-04-18 'MAWIO' Paper Story On Union Articles Angers Govt
[Daily News]THE government has sent a letter to MAWIO newspaper asking for explanation why it had published a very misleading and tarnishing article.

2014-04-18 CA Chair Sitta Dismayed By Wednesday Walkout
[Daily News]THE Chairperson of the Constituent Assembly, Mr Samuel Sitta, expressed concern over the walkout by some members on Wednesday.

2014-04-18 Rains Damage Rail Line, Disrupt Cargo Train
[Daily News]Ruvu -ABOUT 60 goods wagons with a consignment of cement are stranded at Pongwe and Korogwe following extensive damage to the central railway line connecting the three regions of Tanga, Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam due to the ongoing heavy rains in Coast Region.

2014-04-18 Dar to Remove Obsolete Traffic Signs
[Daily News]DAR ES SALAAM City Fathers plan to change traffic signs in the central business district (CBD) to facilitate easy and efficient movement in the roads and streets.

2014-04-18 Brewer, Govt Assure Millet, Barley Farmers of Market
[Daily News]Moshi -A TRIPARTITE partnership has been struck between the government, Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) and farmers so as to produce locally raw materials for beer making.

2014-04-18 Kikwete Pleased With 10-Year Feat
[Daily News]PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete is happy that he has been able to scale up social-economic services for the majority of Tanzanians during his 10-year tenure that started in 2005 and ends next year.

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