Zanzibar Stun Stars in Cecafa Horror
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Stars chances of advancing to the 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup quarterfinals hang by a thread following a humiliating 3-1 defeat to minnows Zanzibar in their final preliminary match at Hawassa Stadium in Ethiopia on Friday.
Zanzibar 3-1 Kenya - Harambee Stars Pay Heavy Price of Underrating Minnows
[Nation] Harambee Stars capitulated against Zanzibar Heroes 3-1 in their final Group "B" game at the Hawassa International Stadium to leave their chances of advancing to the knock-out stages hanging by a thread.
Bah Humbug As Magufuli Cancels Christmas Cards
[Al Jazeera] Tanzania has banned government officials from sending Christmas and New Year cards paid for by public funds as part of cost-cutting measures introduced by the newly elected president.
800 to Be Reached in Effort to End Cruelty On Women
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) will reach about 800 people in its efforts to raise awareness on various forms of anti-social behaviours, being part of the activities to mark 16 days of activism (Nov. 25 to Dec 10) against geneder-based violence (GBV).
Pope's Message Should Be Heeded By All of Us
[Citizen] The Pope is a powerful global spiritual force, being as he is, head of the Roman Catholic Church that boasts an estimated 1.2 billion worshippers. A lot of goodwill surrounds the Papacy because the Church, as well as other Christian denominations and religions that include Islam and Hinduism, preaches peace, love and tolerance.
New Hurdles to Sh1 Trillion U.S. Assistance Emerge
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The impasse on the presidential and House of Representatives elections in Zanzibar as well as arrest of social-media bloggers could jeopardise the nearly Sh1 trillion in development funding to Tanzania by the US.
Most Rely On Unsafe Water Despite Govt Efforts - Survey
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Only one in three people in Tanzania has access to piped water despite government efforts to improve water supplies with most of the population still relying on unsafe water that brings the risk of disease, according to a study on Thursday.
Uganda, Tanzania Need Gender Sensitive Climate Change Policies
[IPS] Kampala -Climate Change needs to be at the top of the country's agenda, according to a project examining Uganda's policies. It says the country hasn't paid enough attention to climate change in national development and agriculture plans and this needs to be turned around before it's too late.
Four in Court Over Sh900 Million Rhino Horns
[Citizen] Mbeya -Four Chinese nationals who were arrested a fortnight ago with 11 rhino horns were yesterday charged in Mbeya with economic sabotage.
Slack Public Service May Block Magufuli's Reforms
[East African] President John Magufuli may be determined to implement reforms, but a slack public service machinery may prove to be the biggest hurdle to fulfilling the expectations of the majority of Tanzanians.
Magufuli Fever! Tanzania Scraps Government Christmas Cards to Save Cash
[Zambian Watchdog] Tanzanian officials will not be allowed to send out the usual government printed Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of belt-tightening measures by the new president.
It Is Lorrain Marriot At Miss Universe
[Citizen] It was an event that kept the social media a buzz as they looked forward to seeing the girls do their thing on the ramp.
What Are Lilian's Chances At Miss World?
[Citizen] Tanzania's representative at the Miss World contest Lilian Kamazima left the country last weekend for a month-long boot camp leading to the finals in Sanya, China.
Now JPM Bans Use of Public Funds On Christmas Cards
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government yesterday banned the use of taxpayers' money in printing and distributing festive season cards ahead of this year's Christmas and New Year celebrations.
From Arusha to the Dawn of Genocide
[Observer] To mark 25 years since Ugandan soldiers of Rwandan descent attacked Rwanda, former New Vision journalist JUSTUS MUHANGUZI relives a war that changed the region.
Focus on the Ultimate Prize, Musonye Tells Troubled Harambee Stars
[Nation] Hawassa -In a bid to diffuse tension in the Harambee Stars camp, Cecafa secretary general Nicholas Musonye on Friday visited the Kenyan team's camp in Hawassa and urged the boys to keep focus.
Nairobi-Based EAV Invests U.S.$25 Million in Tanzanian Solar Power Firm
[East African] Energy Access Ventures (EAV), a Nairobi- and Paris-based impact investment firm, has invested in a company that connects power to rural households in Tanzania.
Unemployment, Graft Must Be Tackled to Maintain Tanzania's Economy
[CAJ News] Dar es Salaam -With the dust settled following his somewhat disputed election, President John Magufuli, has to live up to his reputation as an honest and energetic public officer at the helm of a stable Tanzanian economy that is nonetheless yearning for employment opportunities and is fraught with corruption.
Yanga - Myanmar Outfit Ready to Sign Coutinho
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Young Africans have revealed that their Brazilian midfielder Andrey Coutinho will be sold to an undisclosed team in Mynmar.
Help Us Access Transport, the Disabled Ask Govt
[Citizen] Arusha -The community of the physically disabled have asked the government to aid them in accessing public transport facilities.