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New road to unlock ‘The South’

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

New road to unlock ‘The South’ Details Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:35 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter in Namtumbo Hits: 715 President Jakaya Kikwete. CONSTRUCTION of a railway line to connect Mtwara Port in Mtwara Region and Mbamba Bay in Ruvuma Region to ease haulage of heavy cargo along the Mtwara Corridor in […]

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Njombe, Iringa Artisanal Miners Undergo Training

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Iringa — OVER 100 artisanal miners in Iringa and Njombe regions have undergone a three-day training aimed at improving their operations in accordance with the Mining Act of 1998 and Mining Regulation of 2009. Opening the training, Iringa Regional Commissioner, Dr Christine Ishengoma, said six gold mines had been opened in the region in the […]

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Mtwara, Ruvuma road project ready for take-off

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

New road to unlock ‘The South’ Details Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 04:35 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter in Namtumbo Hits: 295 President Jakaya Kikwete. CONSTRUCTION of a railway line to connect Mtwara Port in Mtwara Region and Mbamba Bay in Ruvuma Region to ease haulage of heavy cargo along the Mtwara Corridor in […]

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Red tape dogs Tanzania’s leading gold mining firm

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Red tape dogs Tanzania’s leading gold mining firm Details Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 01:57 Written by HENRY LYIMO Hits: 53 African Barrick Gold (ABG) is negotiating with the government to recover a whopping US$ 65 million (about 107.9bn/) as Value Added Tax (VAT) refunds accumulated over years due to overly bureaucratic procedures for […]

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China, Tanzania should address trade imbalance

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

China, Tanzania should address trade imbalance Details Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 07:50 Written by EDITOR Hits: 206 TANZANIA and China have for more than five decades enjoyed brotherly relations in many fields for the countries’ mutual benefits. In a recent interview with the ‘Daily News’, the Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Lu Youqing, […]

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Njombe, Iringa artisanal miners undergo training

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Njombe, Iringa artisanal miners undergo training Details Published on Friday, 18 July 2014 02:46 Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter in Iringa Hits: 152 Iringa Regional Commissioner, Dr Christine Ishengoma. OVER 100 artisanal miners in Iringa and Njombe regions have undergone a three-day training aimed at improving their operations in accordance with the Mining Act of […]

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Japan Supports Refugees in Tanzania

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dar es Salaam — The Japanese government has contributed US$1.4 million to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to provide food assistance to some 70,000 refugees in north-western Tanzania. A ceremony was held at Dar es Salaam port today to mark the contribution which will be used to purchase beans from local producers, fortified […]

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Govt Eyes Direct Dar-London Flights

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

TANZANIA is thinking of asking the British government to reintroduce British Airways’ (BA) direct flights between Dar es Salaam and London in view of an increased number of tourists from Britain, which is currently the leading source of tourists visiting the country. Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, Mr Bernard Membe, said Tanzania would also […]

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Tanzania: World Bank to Help Millions of Children Learn More in School …

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors has approved support for Tanzania’s “Big Results Now in Education” program, which aims to raise the quality of education in the country’s primary and secondary schools. The Board also approved further support to the ongoing Science and Technology Higher Education project which is helping produce more highly-skilled […]

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Saving wildlife and tourism Fresh call to ban hunting in Tanzania emerges

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The opposition in Tanzanian parliament has demanded that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism cancel the hunting license of one company, which in a promotional video clip – played to members of the sessional committee – is seen to violate several of the terms and conditions of their license. “By shooting that video they […]

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