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AllAfrica.com
His Fireworks At the Country's Seat of PowerIt is exactly 100 days today since Dr John Magufuli was sworn in as the Fifth P
His Fireworks At the Country's Seat of Power
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
It is exactly 100 days today since Dr John Magufuli was sworn in as the Fifth President of the United Republic of Tanzania following CCM's victory in the general election held on October 25. During this period, President Magufuli has earned both... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Muhimbili Soon Ready for Kidney TransplantDar es Salaam — The Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) yesterday announced it wi
Muhimbili Soon Ready for Kidney Transplant
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Dar es Salaam — The Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) yesterday announced it will start performing kidney transplant locally in the next six months. The move is part of the government's plan to cut down the number of patients travelling abroad for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Will Leave Power After East Africa Is UnifiedKampala — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has defended his long stay in pow
I Will Leave Power After East Africa Is Unified
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Kampala — President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has defended his long stay in power and campaign to extend his 30-year presidency for another five years, saying he needs to help East African countries achieve a federation. "I am here to see whether we... Read more
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Muhimbili Maternity Ward Woes Capture Magufuli AttentionPresident John Magufuli on Wednesday made a surprise visit to the maternity War
Muhimbili Maternity Ward Woes Capture Magufuli Attention
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President John Magufuli on Wednesday made a surprise visit to the maternity Ward of Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in Dar es Salaam where he saw congestion of mothers due to the shortage of beds caused by limited space. The president headed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UDSM to Boost Status As Premier Learning CentreNew University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Chancellor, former President Jakaya Kikw
UDSM to Boost Status As Premier Learning Centre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
New University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Chancellor, former President Jakaya Kikwete has promised to work on challenges facing the higher learning institution, noting that it should continue to be the premier production line for future leaders. Mr... Read more
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International Business Times
Uganda elections 2016: 'I am not a fanatic of presidency' claims President Museveni President Yoweri Museveni has defended his decades-long tenure as Uganda's head
Uganda elections 2016: 'I am not a fanatic of presidency' claims President Museveni
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
President Yoweri Museveni has defended his decades-long tenure as Uganda's head of state, by saying he is "not a fan of presidency" and is wealthy enough not to need to be in power to survive. Facing Museveni in the upcoming general elections are Dr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leadership - a Most Powerful Weapon Against MalariaIt was not long ago that an Africa without malaria seemed like an impossible dr
Leadership - a Most Powerful Weapon Against Malaria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It was not long ago that an Africa without malaria seemed like an impossible dream. Today, that dream is becoming a reality, thanks to the most powerful weapon we have in the malaria fight: strong leadership. Malaria progress has been unprecedented... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Is Behind Pierre Nkurunziza's Defiance?The death count continues to rise in Burundi. It is a gruesome statistic Burund
What Is Behind Pierre Nkurunziza's Defiance?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The death count continues to rise in Burundi. It is a gruesome statistic Burundians can happily do without. As this happens, diplomats continue to talk. President Pierre Nkurunziza remains defiant and intransigent. Ordinary people whose only concern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eight-Month Baby Mom Narrates Heart Rending TaleMiriam Said who is fighting to save her daughter's life, has said that she cann
Eight-Month Baby Mom Narrates Heart Rending Tale
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Miriam Said who is fighting to save her daughter's life, has said that she cannot afford to take her daughter Zamrat Ramadhani back to hospital for further consultation. The eight-month baby who was recently diagnosed and found with heart problems... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CCM Endorses Magufuli's Campaign Against GraftSingida — Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has overwhelmingly backed the way the Fifth
CCM Endorses Magufuli's Campaign Against Graft
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Singida — Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has overwhelmingly backed the way the Fifth Phase Government is conducting its business, noting that it is in line with the party's election manifesto. The Party's National Chairman and former President Jakaya... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Good Leaders Don't Die in Power - MbabaziKitgum — Independent presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi has said good leaders
Good Leaders Don't Die in Power - Mbabazi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kitgum — Independent presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi has said good leaders do not die in power, but mentor and prepare citizens to develop succession capacity. While campaigning at Kitgum Public School on Friday, Mr Mbabazi cited countries with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
What Can TZ Learn From 'Ongea Summit'?Bongo Flava is enjoying plenty of coverage across the continent with several TV
What Can TZ Learn From 'Ongea Summit'?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Bongo Flava is enjoying plenty of coverage across the continent with several TV stations playing Bongo flava videos and as they say, it has finally crossed the borders. But perhaps that is all that can be said about the catchy melody as it gets... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Flood Victim Gets Surveyed PlotDar es Salaam — Mr Juma Ndauka has a cause to smile. He is one of the beneficia
Flood Victim Gets Surveyed Plot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Mr Juma Ndauka has a cause to smile. He is one of the beneficiaries of free surveyed plots offered by the government. This is after he and his family were internally displaced from their house, which was submerged in floods during... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Oldest National Party Clocks 39Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) celebrated its 39th anniversary since establishment i
Africa's Oldest National Party Clocks 39
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) celebrated its 39th anniversary since establishment in Tanzania's central region of Singida at Namfua grounds Friday and Saturday. CCM was established on February 5, 1977 following the merging of independence parties of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Retired Tanzania President to Observe Uganda PollsArusha — Retired Tanzanian President Ali Hassan Mwinyi will lead the East Afric
Retired Tanzania President to Observe Uganda Polls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Arusha — Retired Tanzanian President Ali Hassan Mwinyi will lead the East African Community (EAC) election observer mission to Kampala. Uganda will on February 18 hold General Elections, including choosing the next president for the next five years.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High Costs Stymie Standard Gauge PlanDodoma — The government yesterday noted that the envisaged multi-trillion shill
High Costs Stymie Standard Gauge Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Dodoma — The government yesterday noted that the envisaged multi-trillion shilling central railway line project that was to be rebuilt to standard gauge level is for now too expensive for Tanzania to finance through own funds. Finance and Planning... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fix Railway or We Block Budget - MPsDodoma — Members of Parliament from both the ruling party and the Opposition ar
Fix Railway or We Block Budget - MPs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Dodoma — Members of Parliament from both the ruling party and the Opposition are up in arms over what they see as government laxity towards the "urgent need" to upgrade the central railway line to standard gauge level. Debating on the 2016/17 Budget... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Songwe Is New Region - With Four DistrictsDodoma — President John Magufuli has proclaimed Songwe as a new region formed o
Songwe Is New Region - With Four Districts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Dodoma — President John Magufuli has proclaimed Songwe as a new region formed out of Mbeya and announced formation of six new districts, including Ubungo and Kigamboni in Dar es Salaam. The announcement was made here yesterday during a news... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli Backed On Foreign TripsA cross-section of academicians, politicians, diplomats and other stakeholders
Magufuli Backed On Foreign Trips
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
A cross-section of academicians, politicians, diplomats and other stakeholders have come out strongly in defence of President John Magufuli's decision to delegate foreign trips to other government leaders. National Assembly Chairperson and Special... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Fear' of Debates Stops Live Coverage of BungeDar es Salaam — A cold war for political legitimacy between the ruling Chama Ch
'Fear' of Debates Stops Live Coverage of Bunge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Dar es Salaam — A cold war for political legitimacy between the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) and Coalition of the Defenders of the People's Constitution, popularly known as Ukawa in its Kiswahili acronym, has now been transffered to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Poaching Is a Concern to EnvironmentalistsDespite being renowned globally for its wildlife resources, Tanzania has the un
When Poaching Is a Concern to Environmentalists
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Despite being renowned globally for its wildlife resources, Tanzania has the unpleasant record of having one of the worst jumbo poaching records in the world. Concerned with a jumbo population that is being depleted at an unacceptable rate a 60 per... Read more
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Canberra Times
China's Xi arrives in Africa with focus on trade tiesTalks on bilateral issues ... China's President Xi Jinping (left) and his Tanza
China's Xi arrives in Africa with focus on trade ties
Canberra Times / Posted 9 days ago
Talks on bilateral issues ... China's President Xi Jinping (left) and his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete in Dar es Salaam. Photo: Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping began on Sunday a tour of Africa that underlines the continent's strategic... Read more
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The Age
China's Xi arrives in Africa with focus on trade tiesTalks on bilateral issues ... China's President Xi Jinping (left) and his Tanza
China's Xi arrives in Africa with focus on trade ties
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Talks on bilateral issues ... China's President Xi Jinping (left) and his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete in Dar es Salaam. Photo: Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping began on Sunday a tour of Africa that underlines the continent's strategic... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China's Xi arrives in Africa with focus on trade tiesTalks on bilateral issues ... China's President Xi Jinping (left) and his Tanza
China's Xi arrives in Africa with focus on trade ties
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Talks on bilateral issues ... China's President Xi Jinping (left) and his Tanzanian counterpart Jakaya Kikwete in Dar es Salaam. Photo: Reuters Chinese President Xi Jinping began on Sunday a tour of Africa that underlines the continent's strategic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 2 February 2016South Sudan government troops stand accused of killing 50 people by stuffing th
African Press Review 2 February 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
South Sudan government troops stand accused of killing 50 people by stuffing them into a shipping container in baking heat. Former Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete is the new African Union special envoy to Libya. And Nigeria and Angola are both... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kikwete Urges Increased Access to VaccinationAfrica United Global Ambassador former president Jakaya Kikwete has called on H
Kikwete Urges Increased Access to Vaccination
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Africa United Global Ambassador former president Jakaya Kikwete has called on Heads of State across Africa to prioritise access to vaccination in every community in the continent. Dr Kikwete made the remarks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Sunday, when... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EABC Calls for Changes in Regional NTBS BillThe regional business community has criticised the EAC Elimination of Non-Tarif
EABC Calls for Changes in Regional NTBS Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The regional business community has criticised the EAC Elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers to Trade Bill 2015, saying it needs extensive changes in order to be effective. The East African Business Council (EABC) has pointed out that elimination of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Libya Crisis - AU Sets Up Contact Group Comprising Five Heads of StateAddis Ababa — The African Union on Sunday has set up a contact group of five he
Libya Crisis - AU Sets Up Contact Group Comprising Five Heads of State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Addis Ababa — The African Union on Sunday has set up a contact group of five heads of State to help the formation of a national unity government in Libya and to counter the advance of the terrorist group Daesh. "Daesh is advancing towards eastern... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kikwete Appointed AU Special Envoy to LibyaThe African Union Sunday appointed former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete it
Kikwete Appointed AU Special Envoy to Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The African Union Sunday appointed former Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete its new special envoy to Libya. Mr Kikwete replaces Mr Dileita Mohamed Dileita of Djibouti, who has occupied the post since 2014. The appointment of Mr Kikwete gives a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kikwete Named AU Special Envoy to LibyaFormer President Jakaya Kikwete, has been named as the African Union's new spec
Kikwete Named AU Special Envoy to Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Former President Jakaya Kikwete, has been named as the African Union's new special envoy to Libya, replacing former Djibouti Prime Minister Dileita Mohamed Dileita. According to regional media reports, the AU Heads of State Summit has agreed to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Gave Escrow Report to JK - TeamDar es Salaam — A report on the grilling of the Bariadi East MP Andrew Chenge a
We Gave Escrow Report to JK - Team
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dar es Salaam — A report on the grilling of the Bariadi East MP Andrew Chenge and other top public officials implicated in the Tegeta escrow account by the Ethics Commission was handed over to former President Jakaya Kikwete last year, it has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kikwete Appointed AU Special Envoy to LibyaAddis Ababa — The African Union today appointed Retired President Jakaya Kikwet
Kikwete Appointed AU Special Envoy to Libya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Addis Ababa — The African Union today appointed Retired President Jakaya Kikwete its new special envoy to Libya. Mr Kikwete replaces Mr Dileita Mohamed Dileita of Djibouti who has occupied the post since 2014. The appointment of Mr Kikwete gives a... Read more
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International Business Times
African Union Summit: Conflicts plaguing the continent high on the agenda IBTimes UK looks at the various items on the agenda that were discussed during
African Union Summit: Conflicts plaguing the continent high on the agenda
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
IBTimes UK looks at the various items on the agenda that were discussed during the 26th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, which was scheduled for two days and ended yesterday (31 January... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Picks New TPDF Chief of StaffPresident John Pombe Magufuli has appointed Liutenant General Venance Mabeyo, t
President Picks New TPDF Chief of Staff
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
President John Pombe Magufuli has appointed Liutenant General Venance Mabeyo, the new Chief of the General Staff of the Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF), it was announced in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Announcing the appointment, the Chief of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
President Zuma pleased with AU summit outcomePresident Jacob Zuma has welcomed the outcome of the 26th Ordinary Summit of th
President Zuma pleased with AU summit outcome
Daily Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the outcome of the 26th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), in Addis Ababa, the Presidency said on Sunday. The summit was scheduled for two days, and started on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Dlamini-Zuma weighs next moveAddis Ababa - African Union (AU) Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma h
Dlamini-Zuma weighs next move
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
Addis Ababa - African Union (AU) Commission chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has once again declined to say if she will run for a second term of office this year - or return home, possibly to run for national president. She told South African... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
President Zuma pleased with AU summit outcomeThe summit was scheduled for two days, and started on Saturday. This year’s th
President Zuma pleased with AU summit outcome
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
The summit was scheduled for two days, and started on Saturday. This year’s theme was “African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the Rights of Women”. “We leave Addis feeling very satisfied following successful deliberations at the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
President Zuma pleased with AU summit outcomeJeanette Chabalala, News24 (Amanda Khoza, News24) Johannesburg – President Ja
President Zuma pleased with AU summit outcome
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Jeanette Chabalala, News24 (Amanda Khoza, News24) Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the outcome of the 26th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), in Addis Ababa, the Presidency said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN chief tells African leaders not to 'cling to power'ADDIS ABABA: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told African leaders on Saturda
UN chief tells African leaders not to 'cling to power'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
ADDIS ABABA: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon told African leaders on Saturday they should not use legal loopholes or undemocratic constitutional changes to "cling to power", and that they should respect term limits. Ban was addressing a two-day... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. chief tells African leaders not to 'cling to power'United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the opening cerem
U.N. chief tells African leaders not to 'cling to power'
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the opening ceremony of the 26th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, January 30, 2016. ADDIS ABABA U.N.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Live Bunge Coverage Is a Key Democratic Tool"Let a hundred flowers bloom; let a hundred schools of thought contend", a sayi
Live Bunge Coverage Is a Key Democratic Tool
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
"Let a hundred flowers bloom; let a hundred schools of thought contend", a saying coined by legendary Chinese leader Mao Zedong, remains evergreen and is often quoted, precisely because it is, literally speaking, pregnant with wisdom. The moral... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Encouraging News As HIV Cases Decline in KageraBukoba — Kagera Region has succeeded to contain the spread of HIV/AIDS scourge
Encouraging News As HIV Cases Decline in Kagera
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Bukoba — Kagera Region has succeeded to contain the spread of HIV/AIDS scourge from 9.2 per cent in 2010 to 4 per cent last year. A report from the Kagera Regional Commissioner's Office indicates that HIV spread dropped to 8.3 per cent in 2011, 6.0... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nuisance Taxes ReviewedDodoma — All taxes imposed on farmers and agricultural inputs vouchers schemes
Nuisance Taxes Reviewed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Dodoma — All taxes imposed on farmers and agricultural inputs vouchers schemes are on review, the Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Mr Mwigulu Nchemba, said. "We are doing this to find out areas where farmers are being exploited.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
China Woes Will Be Felt in Tanzania, Warn ExpertsDar es Salaam — During the days that everyone was looking up to the US for econ
China Woes Will Be Felt in Tanzania, Warn Experts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Dar es Salaam — During the days that everyone was looking up to the US for economic survival, economists coined this expression: "When US sneezes, the rest of the world catches cold". But with the rise of China to become a force to reckon with in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambassadors to Lose Plum PostingsDar es Salaam — President John Magufuli yesterday recalled three high profile a
Ambassadors to Lose Plum Postings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli yesterday recalled three high profile ambassadors and appointed another to head a new post opened in Kuwait in his first move on foreign missions since he assumed the office. The President recalled ambassadors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revealed - Why Nida Bosses Were SackedDar es Salaam — The big wigs recently fired from the National Identification Au
Revealed - Why Nida Bosses Were Sacked
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Dar es Salaam — The big wigs recently fired from the National Identification Authority (Nida) are being investigated over the massive wealth they are alleged to have accumulated during the short period that they have been in office, The Citizen can... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli's Crackdown On Nida Rot Was Long OverduePresident John Magufuli on Monday sacked top National Identification Authority
Magufuli's Crackdown On Nida Rot Was Long Overdue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
President John Magufuli on Monday sacked top National Identification Authority (Nida) executives and ordered an investigation into how the agency spent Sh180 billion. Nida is tasked to establish a national data base for Tanzanians through issuance of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kikwete Hands Over Health Crisis Report to BanNew York — The United Nations (UN) High Level Panel on the Global Response to H
Kikwete Hands Over Health Crisis Report to Ban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
New York — The United Nations (UN) High Level Panel on the Global Response to Health Crisis Chair, Jakaya Kikwete, on Monday handed over his report to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon after the panel finished its duties. Speaking during the handing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mbabazi Preaches Against Tribalism in Museveni BackyardBy Felix Ainebyoona and Elly Karenzi Independent presidential candidate Amama
Mbabazi Preaches Against Tribalism in Museveni Backyard
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
By Felix Ainebyoona and Elly Karenzi Independent presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi has asked voters to avoid any sectarian talk and practices in their communities. While campaigning in President Museveni's backyard at Kanoni Sub-county in Kazo,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli Hails Kikwete Over UN Mother, Child Health Group AppointmentPresident John Magufuli has congratulated his predecessor, Mr Jakaya Kikwete, f
Magufuli Hails Kikwete Over UN Mother, Child Health Group Appointment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
President John Magufuli has congratulated his predecessor, Mr Jakaya Kikwete, for being elected by the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon, a member of the High-Level Advisory Group for Every Woman Every Child. The group will help provide... Read more
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