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2016-08-30 Attorney General Says Ban On Rallies Is Constitutional and Legal
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Lawyers have said the ongoing political impasse brought about by the police ban on both indoor and public rallies cannot be solved legally but through dialogue and consensus.

2016-08-30 Opposition Leader Rejects Suspension By 'Illegal' Zanzibar Meeting
[Citizen] Dar and Zanzibar -The former CUF chairman, Prof Ibrahim Lipumba, has dismissed the party's decision to suspend him. He further claimed he is still the senior-most leader up to the day the CUF National Congress will be convened to decide otherwise.

2016-08-30 Police Quiz Opposition Leaders After Stopping Party Meeting
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Chadema National Chairman Freeman Mbowe and former Chadema presidential flag bearer Edward Lowassa and other party leaders were interrogated at the Central Police Station after police ordered the stoppage of the party's Central Committee meeting which was taking place in a hotel in the city.

2016-08-30 Govt Shuts Two Radio Stations
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has shut down two radio stations indefinitely for allegedly airing seditious content.

2016-08-30 Police Temporarily Held Opposition Party Leaders
[Daily News] Police in Dar es Salaam today temporarily held five Chadema top leaders including the party's presidential flag bearer in last year's General Elections and Former Prime Minister, Edward Lowassa.

2016-08-30 Politicians Warned Against Disturbing Peace
[Daily News] Arusha -The Arusha District Commissioner (DC), Mr Gabriel Daqarro, has warned local politicians against insinuating lies against state organs here with the aim of breaching peace.

2016-08-30 Govt Clarifies Position on Frozen Civil Service Jobs
[Daily News] The government is scheduled to float back civil service jobs that were frozen in mid-June this year owing to the countrywide campaign against phantom workers.

2016-08-30 Tanzania to Sign 400MW Power Purchase Deal With Ethiopia
[Focac] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanian authorities said on Saturday that the country will sign a 400 megawatts power purchase agreement with Ethiopia in the coming weeks.

2016-08-30 First-Choice Goalkeeper Munishi Ruled Out of Stars-Eagles Afcon Clash
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -National soccer team (Taifa Stars) head coach, Charles Mkwasa has summoned JKT Ruvu goalkeeper Said Kipao to replace Deogratius Munishi who will be attending his father's funeral.

2016-08-30 Govt Invites Japanese Firms to Invest in the Country
[Citizen] Nairobi -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has urged Japanese companies to invest in Tanzania to strengthen Nipon-Tanzania economic relations.

2016-08-30 Legal Row Erupts At Opposition Legislator Lissu's Case
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A long legal battle erupted at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court between the prosecution and the defence team regarding the authenticity of the new charges substituted against Singida East MP Tundu Lissu and three others.

2016-08-30 Why Beggars Flock to Mwanza City
[Citizen] Mwanza -While there are beggars in virtually in all parts of the country, this city might soon become a leading home to this segment of Tanzanian society, if our observations are anything to go by.

2016-08-30 Precision Air Extends Loss By Sh8 Billion
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Precision Air Services has extended its annual losses by 9 per cent to Sh91.6 billion. But it is optimistic that it will turn around its fortunes.

2016-08-30 Mothers Can Stick to Breast-Feeding If They Know the 'How'
[Citizen] Countries from around the globe celebrated World Breastfeeding Week, which is marked every year on the first week of August to encourage breasfeeding and improve the health of babies.

2016-08-30 CUF Expels Leader Prof Lipumba and Two Legislators
[Daily News] The longest-serving Civic United Front (CUF) Chairman Prof Ibrahim Lipumba, who resigned last year, is among eleven members temporary suspended today from the party for indiscipline.

2016-08-30 Opposition Party Chadema's Legislator Lema Out On Bail
[Daily News] Arusha -Arusha's Resident Magistrate Mr Desdery Kamugisha has granted a bail to Godbless Lema Member of Parliament for Arusha after spending the weekend in police cell.

2016-08-30 Kibaha's Malaria Biological Pesticide Plant Gets 4 Billion/ - Capital Boost
[Daily News] The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has advanced a loan of 2.1 million US dollar (over 4.0bn/-) to the Tanzania Biotech Product in Kibaha, Coast Region.

2016-08-30 JKT Ruvu's Goalkeeper Kipao Wins Taifa Stars Call
[Daily News] Taifa Stars head coach Charles Boniface Mkwasa has drafted JKT Ruvu goalkeeper Said Kipao into his squad after Deo Munishi pulled out due to family bereavement.

2016-08-30 Regional Summit on Politics, Defense and Security Begins in Swaziland
[Daily News] Mbabane -Extraordinary Summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of States Troika on Politics, Defense and Security kicked-off here yesterday.

2016-08-30 New Strategies Sought to Fight Graft in Higher Learning Loans
[Daily News] Curbing corruption in higher learning financing systems is a long term effort that must be given strategic importance and adequate resources.

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