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2014-08-20 Natural Gas Comes Ashore
[Deutsche Welle]Natural gas discovered off the coast of Tanzania is now reaching the consumer as the first homes in Dar es Salaam are connected up. The hope is that energy will now become cheaper.

2014-08-20 Dar Al-Handassa Wins Suez Canal Development Bid
[Egypt Online]During a ceremony that was attended by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and nine ministers, the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Head of the Executive Council of the New Suez Canal Project, Vice-Admiral Mohab Mamish, said the Egyptian-Bahraini Dar Al-Handassa consortium won the contract of carrying out the landscape of the Suez Canal Development Project.

2014-08-20 Cotton Farmers Receive Training On Use of Pesticides
[Daily News]THE Cotton and Textile Development Programme (CTDP) is promoting 20 high-performing farmers to become village-based agro dealers in-charge of quality inputs.

2014-08-20 EU Condemns Attacks On 'Albino'
[Daily News]THE European Union (EU) has condemned recent attacks against people with albinism and has called on the government to intervene and seriously address the issue.

2014-08-20 120 Students Survive Road Accident
[Daily News]Sumbawanga -ABOUT 120 students from Nkomolo Secondary School in Namanyere Town, Nkasi District in Rukwa Region and their teachers cheated death when the Lorry they were travelling in veered off the road and overturned in Kirando Village along the shore of Lake Tanganyika.

2014-08-20 Medics Prepare for Possible Ebola Scourge
[Daily News]AS part of the critical measures needed to ward off the deadly Ebola virus which is likely to threaten the country, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has started to train health workers at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) on preventive strategies.

2014-08-20 Musoma Town's Sh43 Billion Water Project Set to Come On Stream
[Daily News]Musoma -ALL homes in Musoma municipality, Mara Region, will enjoy clean and safe water after completion of a multibillion shilling water project being funded by the International Development Agency (AFD).

2014-08-20 Isles Evaluates Pace in MDGs Performance
[Daily News]Zanzibar -ZANZIBAR has evaluated herself on how far she has succeeded in implementing the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), saying that the path has been bumpy but impressive.

2014-08-20 Aga Khan Development Network to Invest U.S. $1 Billion (Sh1.6 Trillion)in Expansion Plans for Tanzania
[Daily News]THE recent visit by His Highness the Aga Khan has opened up Tanzania to greater investments in the economic and social development of the country.

2014-08-20 New 'Katiba' Process High On CCM-CC Meet Agenda
[Daily News]Dodoma -NATIONAL CCM Chairman, President Jakaya Kikwete, on Tuesday opened and chaired the party's Central Committee (CC) meeting, which was expected to discuss the progress of the ongoing process of rewriting the constitution.

2014-08-20 The Netherlands Offers Learning Opportunities
[Daily News]Zanzibar -THE Netherlands has promised to increase the opportunities for higher education in various fields for the benefit of Tanzanians wishing to study in the European country.

2014-08-20 Experts Want Policies to Address Climate Change
[Daily News]EXPERTS have called for holistic policies to address climate change, food security and trade which are intertwined. Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF), Head of Governance and Capacity, Mrs Margaret Kasembe, said climate change and repeated extreme weather events have continued to put some areas at risk of food security.

2014-08-20 Airtel Extend Coverage to Uvinza
[Daily News]AIRTEL Tanzania launched its communication tower at Sigunga Village in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region yesterday to extend its coverage in the upcountry areas of Western Tanzania.

2014-08-20 Kikwete Mourns Judge Makame
[Daily News]PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has paid tribute to the former Chairman of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Retired Judge Lewis Makame, who died on Monday afternoon at the AMI Trauma Centre at Masaki in Dar es Salaam.

2014-08-20 NMB Mulls Extending Loans in Mining, Oil & Sector
[Daily News]Mwanza -A Mwanza based businessman, Jonex Kinyonyi poses for photo with NMB officers after the launch of NMB Exclusive Network in Mwanza yesterday. Others in the photos are Head of Business Banking, Mr Filbert Mponzi (second left), NMB Chief Risk Officer, Tom Borghols (second right), and NMB Manager for Lake Zone, Straton Chilongola . (Photo by Staff Photographer)

2014-08-20 IGP Appeals to Clerics On Youth Criminality
[Daily News]THE Inspector General of Police (IGP) has appealed to religious leaders to instill good morals in youth so they refrain from criminal activities.

2014-08-20 Green Rock Energy Advances Graphite Due Diligence
[Daily News]GREEN Rock Energy's first phase of on-site exploration due diligence at Mahenge North Graphite Project in Tanzania is due to be finalised this week.

2014-08-20 TASAF Helps Reduce Poverty
[Daily News]Zanzibar -RESIDENTS in Zanzibar have been urged to value successful projects implemented under the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF) programme.

2014-08-20 Marauding Hippo Wrecks Havoc in Mlele Village
[Daily News]Sumbawanga -THE stray male hippopotamus wrecked havoc in Kasalami village, Machimboni ward in Mlele District, forcing the villagers to abandon their homes and seek refuge in tree branches for the whole day .

2014-08-20 Sea Waves Threaten Houses in Pemba
[Daily News]Zanzibar -PEOPLE in Pemba Islands have to plant mangrove trees, should they want to remain safe from the rising sea and protect the environment.

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