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2014-09-02 Kenya to Host AU Summit On Terrorism
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Kenya will host the Africa Union Peace and Security Council Summit on Terrorism, to be attended by a number of Heads of State and Government from the continent on Tuesday.

2014-09-02 Campaigning for a Child Marriage-Free Tanzania
[Deutsche Welle]A new drive to end child marriage is underway in Tanzania. In a country where almost two out of five girls will be married before their 18th birthday, the "Child Marriage-Free Zone" campaign faces an uphill struggle.

2014-09-02 Region's Leaders Enact Joint Anti-Terror Strategy
[Daily News]Nairobi -FIFTEEN head of African states are on Monday meeting here to contemplate how they could jointly team up in combating terrorism and all other acts that threaten peace and security in the region.

2014-09-02 Environmental Degradation Rocks Ukerewe
[Daily News]THE natural Itira forest in Ukerewe District has disappeared after residents cut down trees in the vast area that covers about 114 hectares.

2014-09-02 Financial Constraints Stifle PSC Operations
[Daily News]INADEQUATE funds and human resources have been identified as some of the major challenges facing the Tanzania Public Service Commission (PSC), causing it to fail to meet its goals.

2014-09-02 Three Killed As Kenyan Plane Crashes in Serengeti
[Daily News]THREE people were burnt beyond recognition when a Fokker F-27 MK- 500 aircraft crashed in Serengeti National Park on Sunday, a few minutes after it took-off at Mwanza Airport.

2014-09-02 Ignorance of Laws Hinder Big Mining Investments
[Daily News]LACK of awareness of various laws and regulations related to mining activities has been cited as one of the setbacks and main source of misunderstanding between local communities and investors.

2014-09-02 New Katiba 'To Incorporate Disabled People's Rights'
[Daily News]Dodoma -THE new constitution will incorporate the rights of people living with disabilities, Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairperson, Mr Samuel Sitta, has said.

2014-09-02 Public Service Commission Decries Lack of Funds, Staff
[Daily News]INADEQUATE funds and human resources have been identified as some of the major challenges facing the Tanzania Public Service Commission, causing it to fail to meet its goals.

2014-09-02 ENOC Africa Wins Another Tender to Import Fuel
[Daily News]A TANZANIAN oil company, ENOC Africa, has won a tender to import fuel under the Petroleum Bulk Procurement System (BPS) for the month of October, this year.

2014-09-02 Mem Urges Full-Throttle Mining
[Daily News]THE country's mineral wealth does not match with its tapping, the Commissioner of Minerals, Mr Paul Masanja, has said. To ensure adequate tapping of the minerals, the Ministry of Energy and Minerals (MEM) is working out a strategy to facilitate small-scale miners to supplement the mining effort.

2014-09-02 Cattle Supply Dwindles At Pugu Market
[Daily News]MONTHLY cattle supply at Pugu market slowed down in August with the average sales per market day declining by 4.8 per cent to 516 compared to 542 in July.

2014-09-02 NGO Conducts Training On Children's Rights and Duties
[Daily News]Rombo -RAPID increase in the number of child abuse cases, especially those involving young girls in Rombo District, Kilimanjaro Region, are said to be fuelled by the community's lack of awareness about children's rights.

2014-09-02 Germany Refutes Ukawa-Funding Claims
[Daily News]FOLLOWING recent allegations which were published by a section of the local media linking the German government with influencing the current constitutional debate, the country's embassy on Monday distanced itself from the rumours.

2014-09-02 Sports Teachers Require Training
[Daily News]TANZANIA needs to invest heavily in training schools sports teachers for it to turn around its sports fortunes.

2014-09-02 Combating Child Labour Amid Increasing Exploitation
[Daily News]DAVID Mwita stood up and stretched his young frame, feeling the tightening of his muscles as he did so, but he knew that rest for him will come after five more hours.

2014-09-02 ...mtawala Steps Down
[Daily News]THE Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Director of Member Associations and Legal Affairs, Evodius Mtawala, has stepped down from his position for what is claimed to be poor working conditions in the federation.

2014-09-02 CCM Electoral Promises Fulfilled
[Daily News]Dodoma -PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has said that no one can challenge Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) in connection with its commitment to carry out its manifesto.

2014-09-02 Council Barred From Collecting Scrapped 'Nuisance' Levy
[Daily News]AUTHORITIES in Coast Region have issued an order barring Kibaha District Council from collecting hotel and guesthouse levy, which was scrapped by Parliament in 2009 but the council had been collecting since, sparking complaints from the operators.

2014-09-02 Kariakoo Halts After EFDs Protest
[Daily News]BUSINESS at Tanzania's busiest commercial enclave of Kariakoo in Dar es Salaam almost came to a standstill yesterday as most traders refused to open their shops, protesting the introduction the Electronic Fiscal Devices (EFDs) by the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA).

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