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2014-07-30 Analysts, MP Raise Questions Over Leaked Gas Contract
[AlertNet]Dar es Salaam/Washington -A leaked contract showing ExxonMobil and Norway's Statoil will pay Tanzania no more than 50 percent of the profits from a natural gas field in the Indian Ocean has stirred a furore in the east African country.

2014-07-30 Designing Improved Cookstoves for Tanzanians
[SciDev.Net]Improved cookstove designs reduce the use of firewood in rural communities, countering deforestation, soil erosion and food insecurity. They also ensure cleaner combustion than in traditional open-fire cooking, reducing harmful indoor pollution.

2014-07-30 VP, Pinda Advocate Greater Tranquility
[Daily News]THE Vice-President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal, has called upon Tanzanians to desist from engaging in evil things that can plunge the nation into turmoil regardless of their religious and ethnic affiliations.

2014-07-30 Solution to Water Source Woes At Burka Sought
[Daily News]Arusha -THE government has stepped into the ongoing scramble for the water source in Burka Coffee Estate area by ordering the Pangani River Basin management to join hands with the Arusha City Council as well as the Regional Land Department to resurvey the controversial area.

2014-07-30 Construction Stakeholders Push for Legislation of Transparency Statute
[Daily News]PLANS by stakeholders in the local construction industry to adopt London-based Construction Sector Transparency (CoST) that is officially backed by legislation have been commended.

2014-07-30 Women Entrepreneurs Appeal for Financial Support
[Daily News]Zanzibar -SALMA Othman Mohammed is a determined entrepreneur, running a small factory at Meli-Nne area, in the west district. She says many women are now interested in entrepreneurship but are let down by their husbands.

2014-07-30 Women, Children Abuse in Zanzibar Incurs Shein Wrath
[Daily News]Zanzibar -PRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein has renewed the call for maintaining peace and stability, saying security in the country was currently good, as he decried continued abuse of children and women in the islands.

2014-07-30 Holiday Makers Appreciate Food Prices
[Daily News]Sumbawanga -AS Muslims celebrate Idd el Fitr in Sumbawanga municipality on Wednesday they and others of different faiths are also celebrating low prices of food crops, thanks to the bumper harvests recorded in most parts of the region.

2014-07-30 Iringa Man to Spend 30 Years in Jail for Raping Housemaid
[Daily News]A HERDSMAN at Ipamba Hospital in Iringa Region, Damian Kindole, will remain behind bars 30 years for raping a housemaid. The housemaid was employed by a nurse, working at the hospital.

2014-07-30 British Gas Opposes Application On Disposal of Gas Block Interests
[Daily News]THE British Gas Tanzania Limited has opposed the application filed by businessman Moto Mabanga to prevent disposal of interests in three disputed gas blocks along offshore in Mtwara.

2014-07-30 Terror, Islam Not Linked - Cleric
[Daily News]ISLAM should not be linked to the terror attacks that have been gaining momentum in Tanzania and in other areas in the world, the Dar es Salaam Region Chief Sheikh, Alhad Musa Salum, said in the city on Tuesday.

2014-07-30 Three Tanzanians Among Those Arrested Over Lamu Attacks
[Sabahi]Tanzanian police confirmed on Monday (July 28th) that three Tanzanian nationals were among those arrested by Kenyan security forces in connection with a string of attacks in Lamu and Mombasa counties this month, Tanzania's The Citizen reported.

2014-07-30 Tanzania Ministry Recruitment Postponed Over Graft Accusations
[Sabahi]Tanzania's Ministry of Home Affairs has suspended recruitment of constables and corporals in the Immigration Services Department pending an investigation into accusations of nepotism, Tanzania's Daily News reported Tuesday (July 29th).

2014-07-30 Two Tanzanians in Court for Having Expired Passports
[The Star]TWO Tanzanian nationals arrested last week in connection to the terror attacks in Lamu were on Monday arraigned at the Lamu law courts.

2014-07-30 Commercial Banks Should Be Guarded By Armed Policemen
[Daily News]POLICE officers and bank staff converge at the Kinondoni Branch of Barclays Bank in Dar es Salaam earlier this year after bandits staged a daylight armed robbery, making away with more than 300m/-. (File photo)

2014-07-30 Volunteers Build School Dormitories
[Daily News]Moshi -DUTCH volunteers have camped in Kibosho Division in Moshi for construction work on Kibosho Technical College dormitories.

2014-07-30 Muslims Urged to Uphold Peace
[Daily News]Mwanza -MUSLIMS in the country have been urged to maintain peace and tranquility for the betterment of national development, solidarity and love.

2014-07-30 Parents, Guardians - Take a Leaf From Magdalena's Parents
[Daily News]TEAM Tanzania is not doing well in the on-going Club Games in Glasgow, Scotland, as we had expected, especially after camping in China, Turkey, New Zealand and Ethiopia.

2014-07-30 Leopards Prepare for Rugby Seven Circuit
[Daily News]AS part of their drive to boost the image of local rugby, the Dar Leopards intend sending a team to Kenya and Zambia next month.

2014-07-30 When Industrial Waste Control Is Imperative
[Daily News]IT has been reported in the press that oil and gas waste control company in the municipality of Mtwara has formed a committee that will ensure that local community leaders monitor and, indeed, have a say in environment management.

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