Tag: Katavi Region

Food agency owes Rukwa 4bn/- in maize deal

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Food agency owes Rukwa 4bn/- in maize deal Details Published on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 02:52 Written by PETI SIYAME in Sumbawanga Hits: 184 THE National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) in Sumbawanga Zone owes five council authorities and transporters in Rukwa and Katavi regions over 4bn/- in arrears for maize purchased last season. The data […]

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Tanzania still hosts 102513 refugees

| December 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The number of refugees still living in Tanzania has kept decreasing and by October this year, the country had only 102,513 refugees, the National Assembly was told here yesterday. Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Pereila Silima, responding to a question by Fakharia Shomar Khamis (Special Seats, CCM), said: “Right now, our country has five camps.” […]

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Country in Dire Need of Lower Courts

| December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dodoma — TANZANIA needs an extra 751 primary and 62 district courts, Deputy Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Angella Kairuki said. Ms Kairuki went on to add that government is aware of the shortage and is addressing the issue. The Deputy Minister made these remarks while responding to a supplementary question asked by Mpanda […]

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Tanzania: Bird Watching – Why Wonders Will Never Cease

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

“We call them nests. They call them houses. I call them hanging houses.” One would admire birds’ creativity by seeing them busy flying to and fro, bringing food to their young or carrying leaves for building their settlement. The exercise is done happily accompanied with songs, although unknown to human beings. The nests’ weaving is […]

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Bird watching: Why wonders will never cease

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Bird watching: Why wonders will never cease Details Published on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 08:27 Written by Revocatus Meza Hits: 209 This bird is called kijugwe, it changes its colours depending on the season. “We call them nests. They call them houses. I call them hanging houses.” One would admire birds’ creativity by seeing them […]

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Society to Blame for Students’ Indiscipline

| June 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

TRAVELING by public means from Bagamoyo to Dar es Salaam last week, I witnessed an interesting scenario between a secondary school boy and a driver of another bus. The boy had insulted the driver of the other bus just because the latter had overtaken the bus we were traveling in. Overtaking is common in Dar […]

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Society to blame for students’ indiscipline

| June 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Society to blame for students’ indiscipline Details Published on Sunday, 03 June 2012 02:08 Written by ICHIKAELI MARO Hits: 130 Students in a classroom. TRAVELING by public means from Bagamoyo to Dar es Salaam last week, I witnessed an interesting scenario between a secondary school boy and a driver of another bus. The boy had […]

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Experts question land laws in agric investments

| October 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

President Jakaya Kikwete  is set to inaugurate a high profile Lake Tanganyika zone investors’ forum tomorrow in Mpanda District in the new Katavi Region. However, academicians, economists, politicians and other stake holders have warned that under the current land laws and policies, the investment amounts to exploitation and a form of colonialism. They said outdated […]

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Camp opposes land licence to investor

| July 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Frank KimboyThe Citizen CorrespondentDodoma.  The opposition camp in parliament wants the government to shelve plans to grant an investment licence to over 327,755 acres of land in Mpanda to a US firm, Agrisol Energy.The Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives shadow minister, Mr Meshack Opulukwa, told parliament on Monday that the government decision was against […]

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