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Govt to 'cleanse' Immigration Department
Tanzania | 2014-08-23 00:52:54
The government of Tanzania has finally decided to revoke the hiring of 200 new people in the Tanzania Immigration Department due to alleged nepotism as the main criteria for selection.
Govt to 'cleanse' Immigration Department
Govt equips 10 Primary Schools with Desks
Tanzania | 2014-08-23 00:42:12
The Tanzania Education Authority (TEA) is expecting to hand over more than 2000 desks in 10 primary schools situated in Dar es Salaam.
Govt equips 10 Primary Schools with Desks
Kikwete to address EALA in Dar
Tanzania | 23 minutes ago
The President of the United Republic of Tanzania Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete is expected to address a Special Sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).
Kikwete to address EALA in Dar
Govt compensates Kurasini Residents
Tanzania | 13 hours ago
The government has deployed more than TZS 53 billion to compensate Kurasini ward residents in Temeke district who have given way for the construction of the Largest Logistics Centre in Eastern and Central Africa.
Govt compensates Kurasini Residents
Govt builds Insecticide Industry in Kibaha
Tanzania | 14 hours ago
The Government of Tanzania is on the verge of finalizing the construction of an insecticide industry in Kibaha.
Govt builds Insecticide Industry in Kibaha
Dar to host International Kung fu Games
Tanzania | 1 day ago
The International Competition of Kung fu (Wushu) is expected to take place in Dar es Salaam on August 30 and 31, 2014 and will be launched by the Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania Mizengo Pinda.
Dar to host International Kung fu Games
WB loans Govt TZS 203bn for Education
Tanzania | 2 days ago
The government of Tanzania has signed a contract for a cheap loan of TZS 203 billion from WB in order to improve the education sector in the implementation of the Big Result Now project.
WB loans Govt TZS 203bn for Education
PM: Iron sub-sector boosts National Economy
Tanzania | 2 days ago
The Prime Minister of Tanzania Mizengo Pinda has said that the contribution of iron sub-sector in the recent years has been growing steadily in the country.
PM: Iron sub-sector boosts National Economy
IGP seeks Divine intervention to curb Crime
Tanzania | 2 days ago
Religious leaders have been urged to continue making both body and spiritual initiatives in strengthening the peace and security in the country.
IGP seeks Divine intervention to curb Crime
Japan to offer Masters Grants to TZ Youth
Tanzania | 2 days ago
The Government of Tanzania is among the four African countries that benefits from the Masters Degree and Internship Program of the African Business Education Initiative for Youth.
Japan to offer Masters Grants to TZ Youth
LAPF, TPB to give Loans to Retired Members
Tanzania | 3 days ago
The Local Authorities Pensions Fund (LAPF) in collaboration with the Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) has jointly introduced a new loan package for retired public servants, an opportunity which will empower them economically.
LAPF, TPB to give Loans to Retired Members
UWT roots for Women Economic Empowerment
Tanzania | 3 days ago
Women in the country have been urged to be confident and take part in managing different development activities for their individual economic growth and that of the nation at large.
UWT roots for Women Economic Empowerment
TZ Media Council approves New Curriculum
Tanzania | 3 days ago
The Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) has approved the new curriculum that has been passed by the NATIONAL Council of Tanzania Examinations (NACTE) to be used in five journalism institutes in the country.
TZ Media Council approves New Curriculum
Govt sets Loan Scheme for Science Teachers
Tanzania | 3 days ago
The government has provided a loan opportunity to students who will join teaching Diploma programmes in the fields of Science and Mathematics.
Govt sets Loan Scheme for Science Teachers
Tanga Motorsports Club to revive rallying
Tanzania | 3 days ago
Tanga Motorsports Club (TMSC) has launched a new committee aimed at reviving car rallying whose competitiveness has in recent lost its mid 2000s golden success.
Tanga Motorsports Club to revive rallying
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CAF sets Rwanda appeal hearing on Aug. 27
Rwanda | 13 hours ago
The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Board of Appeals yesterday set August 27 as the date when they will meet to discuss Rwandas appeal over the country's disqualification from the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations-Morocco qualifiers.
  • CAF sets Rwanda appeal hearing on Aug. 27
  • Telecom on the spot over unsolicited SMS
    Rwanda | 13 hours ago
    Regular unsolicited text messages from telecom operators and bulk short messaging service (SMS) providers have not gone down well with a huge section of subscribers of their services, with some of them terming them a nuisance.
  • Telecom on the spot over unsolicited SMS
  • Digitalisation of govt services kicks off
    Rwanda | 13 hours ago
    Rwanda has made a step towards having all government services accessible online with the start of the first phase of the implementation of the Rwanda Online platform yesterday.
  • Digitalisation of govt services kicks off
  • Kigali's quest for sewerage system
    Rwanda | 13 hours ago
    The city of Kigalis plans to construct a central sewerage system was one that met the approval of the majority. It would be the best thing to do to contain flooding in the city that is often a menace during heavy rains.
  • Kigali's quest for sewerage system
  • Rwanda's share of regional market up
    Rwanda | 14 hours ago
    Exports to the East African Community (EAC) countries significantly grew in the first half of the year despite poor performance in the world market, the central bank has said.
  • Rwanda's share of regional market up
  • Nakumatt targets East Africa cross listing
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    Nakumatt Supermarkets has announced plans to list on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and neighbouring stock markets within the next three years.
  • Nakumatt targets East Africa cross listing
  • Egypt to open defence office in Kampala
    Uganda | 2 days ago
    Egyptian authorities have announced plans to open a defence office in Uganda to enhance military cooperation between the two countries notwithstanding long standing differences over the sharing of the River Nile waters.
  • Egypt to open defence office in Kampala
  • Makerere asks to translate for government
    Uganda | 2 days ago
    State minister for foreign affairs Henry Okello Oryem has welcomed an offer by the Makerere Universitys language experts to aid the Government in providing interpretation and translation services during negotiations conducted in foreign languages other than English.
  • Makerere asks to translate for government
  • Museveni signs law on deliberate HIV spread
    Uganda | 2 days ago
    President Yoweri Museveni has signed a Bill into law, imposing penalties on the intentional spread of HIV.
  • Museveni signs law on deliberate HIV spread
  • El-Merreikh's Wanga faces Azam test
    Kenya | 3 days ago
    After a below-par showing in the group stage, El-Merreikh's Kenyan striker Allan Wanga will have to find his scoring boots Wednesday evening against a lethal Azam at the Nyamirambo Regional Stadium in a winner-take-all quarter-final match.
  • El-Merreikh's Wanga faces Azam test
  • Athletics schedule begins in China
    Kenya | 3 days ago
    The athletics programme at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, gets under way Wednesday with Kenyans in action in four races.
  • Athletics schedule begins in China
  • Microlender K-Rep Bank records 99pc profit
    Kenya | 3 days ago
    K-Rep Bank has posted a 99 per cent increase in after-tax profit for the first six months of 2014
  • Microlender K-Rep Bank records 99pc profit
  • Over 400,000 linked to power grid last year
    Kenya | 3 days ago
    A total of 443,254 new customers were connected to the national electricity grid in the 2013/2014 financial year, the Energy ministry has told a parliamentary committee.
  • Over 400,000 linked to power grid last year
  • Kenya gets low EA score on logistics
    Kenya | 3 days ago
    Kenya has been ranked fourth in logistics performance in the region, making it the second last poorest performing country in the bloc, according to a study.
  • Kenya gets low EA score on logistics
  • NIC seeks Sh4.4bn World Bank loan
    Kenya | 3 days ago
    NIC Bank has joined a growing list of financial institutions in Kenya looking for funding from the World Bank as pressure to keep within the Central Bank capital requirements weighs in.
  • NIC seeks Sh4.4bn World Bank loan
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    AfDB pledges US$60m to fight Ebola
    Nigeria | 3 days ago
    The African Development Bank on Tuesday pledged $60 million (45 million euros) to help fight the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola which is raging across west Africa.
  • AfDB pledges US$60m to fight Ebola
  • Ethiopia now biggest refugee host in Africa
    Ethiopia | 3 days ago
    The spiralling crisis in war-ravaged South Sudan has sent nearly 200,000 refugees into Ethiopia, making it Africas largest refugee-hosting country, the United Nations said Tuesday.
  • Ethiopia now biggest refugee host in Africa
  • South Sudan security shuts key radio
    South Sudan | 4 days ago
    Security forces in war-torn South Sudan have shut one of the country's main independent radio stations and arrested its news editor after it broadcast rebel views, the station said Monday.
  • South Sudan security shuts key radio
  • Somali journalists urge fair trial
    Somalia | 4 days ago
    Somalias journalist union on Monday urged the government to ensure a fair trial of three colleagues arrested last week when security forces stormed a major radio station for "negative" broadcasts.
  • Somali journalists urge fair trial
  • Mugabe opens southern Africa summit
    Zimbabwe | 5 days ago
    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Sunday opened a summit of southern African leaders by calling for countries to drive growth by exporting more finished goods instead of raw materials.
  • Mugabe opens southern Africa summit
  • Sadc to come up with joint Ebola position
    Zimbabwe | 5 days ago
    The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) will come up with a regional position regarding its response to the Ebola outbreak at the conclusion of the regional leaders meeting currently underway in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
  • Sadc to come up with joint Ebola position
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    Man jailed for filming Fast And Furious in
    United States | 9 hours ago
    A man has been jailed for 33 months after recording Fast And Furious 6 from the back of a cinema in Walsall. A judge in Wolverhampton ruled that Philip Danks, 25, uploaded the movie, which was downloaded 700,000 times.
  • Man jailed for filming Fast And Furious in
  • Nick Cannon confirms Mariah Carey split
    United States | 11 hours ago
    Nick Cannon has confirmed he and Mariah Carey have been living apart for a few months.
  • Nick Cannon confirms Mariah Carey split
  • LSE raising £1bn to buy Frank Russell
    United Kingdom | 13 hours ago
    The London Stock Exchange is raising £938m ($1.55bn) from shareholders in a rights issue to help fund a £1.6bn acquisition.
  • LSE raising £1bn to buy Frank Russell
  • Justin Bieber sued by photographer
    United States | 2 days ago
    Celebrity photographer Aja Oxman is suing the pop star, Justin Bieber along with his bodyguard, Dwayne Patterson.
  • Justin Bieber sued by photographer
  • HP sales inch up while profit drops
    United States | 2 days ago
    Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue was nudged up by improved computer sales, but its profit dropped as the veteran technology firm tried to renew its momentum.
  • HP sales inch up while profit drops
  • ISIS beheads American reporter
    United States | 2 days ago
    A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.
  • ISIS beheads American reporter
  • Google removes 12 BBC News links
    United States | 3 days ago
    Google has removed a total of 12 BBC News stories from some search results since controversial EU "right to be forgotten" laws came into force in May.
  • Google removes 12 BBC News links
  • Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides
    Japan | 3 days ago
    At least 27 people have been killed in landslides that struck Japan's Hiroshima prefecture, officials say.
  • Rain sparks deadly Japan landslides
  • Ramsey red card unbelievable - Wenger
    United Kingdom | 3 days ago
    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was angry with the decision to send off Aaron Ramsey as his side drew with Besiktas in their Champions League play-off.
  • Ramsey red card unbelievable - Wenger
  • 'Di Maria is Madrid's best player'
    Spain | 3 days ago
    The Argentine coach, who saw his side snatch a late 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu, claims the unsettled winger is Real's finest footballer
  • 'Di Maria is Madrid's best player'
  • Rojo & Nani trade places
    United Kingdom | 3 days ago
    Sporting have confirmed that their former winger will return to Portugal, while the Argentina international becomes the Red Devils' third major signing of the summer
  • Rojo & Nani trade places
  • Standard Chartered fined US$300 million
    United States | 3 days ago
    New York state's banking regulator hit Standard Chartered Bank with a $300 million fine and restrictions on its dollar-clearing business Tuesday for not detecting possible money laundering.
  • Standard Chartered fined US$300 million
  • Lady Gaga wants wedding ceremony in space
  • Mother Gives Birth to 17 Babies at Once!
    United States | 4 days ago
    An American woman has totally annihilated the former World Record for the most babies in a lone pregnancy by giving birth to seventeen babies over 29 hours last weekend at the Indianapolis Memorial Hospital.
  • Mother Gives Birth to 17 Babies at Once!
  • Marcos Rojo= Nani(Long loan)+£16m
    United Kingdom | 4 days ago
    Manchester United have agreed a £16 million deal for Sporting defender Marcos Rojo, with Nani going the other way on a season-long loan, Goal understands.
  • Marcos Rojo= Nani(Long loan)+£16m
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    CAF sets Rwanda appeal hearing on Aug. 27
    Rwanda | 13 hours ago
    The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) Board of Appeals yesterday set August 27 as the date when they will meet to discuss Rwandas appeal over the country's disqualification from the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations-Morocco qualifiers.
    Ramsey red card unbelievable - Wenger
    United Kingdom | 3 days ago
    Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was angry with the decision to send off Aaron Ramsey as his side drew with Besiktas in their Champions League play-off.
    'Di Maria is Madrid's best player'
    Spain | 3 days ago
    The Argentine coach, who saw his side snatch a late 1-1 draw at the Santiago Bernabeu, claims the unsettled winger is Real's finest footballer
    Rojo & Nani trade places
    United Kingdom | 3 days ago
    Sporting have confirmed that their former winger will return to Portugal, while the Argentina international becomes the Red Devils' third major signing of the summer
    Athletics schedule begins in China
    Kenya | 3 days ago
    The athletics programme at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, gets under way Wednesday with Kenyans in action in four races.
    Minister Habineza calls for team work
    Rwanda | 3 days ago
    The new Minister of Sports and Culture, Joseph Habineza has asked all stakeholders in the Rwandan sports to work together in order to achieve greater success.
    Tanga Motorsports Club to revive rallying
    Tanzania | 3 days ago
    Tanga Motorsports Club (TMSC) has launched a new committee aimed at reviving car rallying whose competitiveness has in recent lost its mid 2000s golden success.
    Marcos Rojo= Nani(Long loan)+£16m
    United Kingdom | 4 days ago
    Manchester United have agreed a £16 million deal for Sporting defender Marcos Rojo, with Nani going the other way on a season-long loan, Goal understands.
    Suarez makes Barca debut in 6-0 win
    Spain | 4 days ago
    Uruguay striker Luis Suarez made his Barcelona debut as a late substitute in their 6-0 victory over Mexican side Club Leon in a friendly on Monday.
    Costa scores in Chelsea victory
    United Kingdom | 4 days ago
    Diego Costa scored on his Chelsea debut as the title favourites came from behind to outclass newly-promoted Burnley at Turf Moor.
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    Mother wins battle against hyena attack
    Kenya | 3 weeks ago
    A housewife single-handedly fought off a hyena that raided her house at the break of dawn as she and her four children slept.
  • Mother wins battle against hyena attack
  • Stakeholders to transform cotton farming
    Tanzania | 2 months ago
    As cotton farming continues facing challenges in the country, stakeholders of the sub-sector in the country recently resolved to promote cotton contract farming to address the challenges.
  • Stakeholders to transform cotton farming
  • Who pays for Michelle Obama's clothes?
    United States | 3 months ago
    In Africa, First Ladies are a privileged lot, who toss dresses in their shopping carts, before looking at the price tags. But in America, while Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has been a subject of endless public fascination, there are endless questions about who picks the bill, since she has no clothing allowance.
  • Who pays for Michelle Obama's clothes?
  • Somalia worst place to be a mother: charity
    Somalia | 4 months ago
    Somalia is the worst country on Earth to be a mother, according to a report published by Save the Children on Monday which calls for more action to protect mothers and children in crisis-hit areas.
  • Somalia worst place to be a mother: charity
  • 1st lady gets CV from girl with jobless dad
    United States | 4 months ago
    Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years. Then the girl popped up to hand the first lady his resume.
  • 1st lady gets CV from girl with jobless dad
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