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  1. Taifa Queens departure date setRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | IPPMEDIA

    The national netball team, Taifa Queens, is expected to travel to Namibia on June 26 to battle it out in the African Nations Championship. The Netball Association of Tanzania chairperson, Anna Kibira, said the squad has opted to start preparations early with the aim of staying in great shape before the start of the continental event.

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  2. 260,173 families benefit from TASAF programmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | IPPMEDIA

    At least 260,173 families have benefited from the third phase of the Tanzania Social Action Fund by March this year, the National Assembly was told yesterday. The Minister of State for Public Relations and Coordination, Mary Nagu said here that the families got 48,387,175,155.00/- in education, food and health provision.

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  3. Conference cites qualms among leaders as major threat to peaceRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | IPPMEDIA

    Lack of trust, respect, love and collective responsibility among top leaders are key factors contributing to the destabilisation of peace and tranquility in the country, a conference by Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation has said. The foundation's Executive Director Joseph Butiku revealed this in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday during the closure of a two-day conference that discussed peace, unity and harmony of the country.

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  4. MPs demand respect for democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | IPPMEDIA

    Members of Parliament yesterday demand greater respect for democratic and human rights in the country, fearing that the forthcoming general election might be marred by violence. The debate came at the backdrop of the recent warning by the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance that police should adhere to the laws and principles relating to human rights and good governance in the course of executing their duties.

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  5. Stars to camp for qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | IPPMEDIA

    Taifa Stars are lined up for camping in Addis Ababa soon after flying back from South Africa where they are competing in this year's edition of Confederation of Southern Africa Football Association's tournament. The Tanzania Football Federation has organized the overseas camp with a view of acclimatizing for the first leg match of the African nations Cup qualifier against Egypt to be played in the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria on June 20. The return leg match of the qualifier will be staged in Dar es Salaam at a date to be announced later by the Confederation of African Football's secretariat.

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  6. EU to inject euros 10 million for promoting Tanzania's heritagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | IPPMEDIA

    The European Union has pledged to pump in euros10m for the development and promotion of Tanzania's culture, arts and traditional heritages, an EU official said on Sunday. Alexa du Plessis, Programme Officer at European Commission in Tanzania, disclosed this when speaking at the official launch of a state-of-the-art Cultural Arts Centre at the Tumaini University Makumira in Arusha.

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  7. Africa's inventors shackled by bad IP regimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | SciDev.Net

    Patenting law in Africa needs to become more effective to better support local entrepreneurs and boost growth, the continent's innovators have said. Attendants at the Innovation Prize for Africa event, which honours inventors from African countries, told SciDev.Net that they struggle to turn their ideas into business because of weak patenting legislation .

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  8. Mozambique President starts three-day visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | IPPMEDIA

    Mozambique President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi arrived in the country yesterday for a three-day state visit at the invitation of his Tanzanian counterpart, Dr Jakaya Kikwete. Kikwete welcomed him at Julius Nyerere International Airport where he inspected a guard of honour and 21 gun salutes.

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  9. Tanzania to connect all districts with ICT infrastructureRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | IPPMEDIA

    Tanzania expects to commence the construction of third phase of the National Information and Communication Technology Broadband Backbone this August to ensure that all the districts are connected with internet network. The Minister for Communications, Science and Technology, Prof Makame Mbarawa said the national fiber optic cable network exercise will go hand in hand with the launching of a national internet data centre.

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  10. TANZANIA : ABC Set to Retain Basketball CrownRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Basketball in Africa

    NATIONAL Basketball League defending champions ABC are in good position to retain the title as they top their group in the ongoing battle at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam. ABC are leading Group B, dubbed as 'Azam Cola', with six points -- one ahead of the country's former basketball giants Vijana 'City Bulls' after winning three consecutive games and have a game in hand to complete the group stage.

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  11. Youth Entrepreneurship Facility comes of age with great impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | IPPMEDIA

    The Deputy Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr Makongoro Mahanga, presenting a certificate of appreciation to George Mkwaya of Youth Initiative of Zanzibar. The International Labour Organisation on May 7, this year marked 5 years since the launch of its Youth Entrepreneurship Facility by holding a National Capstone Conference in Tanzania where a number of youths also celebrated their successes.

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  12. MPs debate youth unemploymentRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | IPPMEDIA

    Youth unemployment was a top agenda yesterday in the Parliament as MPs entered second day to debate the 5.764trn/- budget estimates for the Prime Minister's Office for the next financial year. A majority of speakers backed the concept that the government had not done enough to tackle the question of youth unemployment in the country.

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  13. TANZANIA : New West Fail to Honour FixtureRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Basketball in Africa

    JKU ladies were awarded maximum points after their opponents New West failed to show up in the on-going Zanzibar basketball league at the Maisara Grounds on Monday. The match that was scheduled to start from 3.00pm could not take place as planned as New West failed to honour the fixture without any notice.

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  14. Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited - Alternative Energy - Deals ...Read the original story

    Thursday May 14 | PR-inside.com

    Its operations are regulated by the Ministry of Energy and Minerals. The company generates, transmits, distributes and supplies electricity.

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  15. TANZANIA : Jogoo Edge Out Prisons in National Basketball LeagueRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Basketball in Africa

    JOGOO on Tuesday registered their second win in the ongoing National Basketball League which commenced last Friday at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam. Jogoo recorded a slim 68- 63 win over Tanzania Prisons in a thrilling and competitive game in the league which involves over 20 teams that are battling it out for the national championship title organized by the Tanzania Basketball Federation .

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  16. Tanzania to host Cecafa Kagame Cup, confirms TFF boss Jamal MalinziRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Umupira

    JAMAL Malinzi President of the Tanzania Football Federation [TFF] has just confirmed that his organisation will host the 2015 Cecafa Kagame Cup Club Championship. Malinzi tweeted in Kiswahili and English that: "TFF has today confirmed to host this year's CECAFA Kagame Cup edition."

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  17. Vodacom Planning Big Push into Rural TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Cellular News

    Georgia Mutagahywa, head of corporate affairs told Bloomberg News that it would't expand its network coverage alone, but plans to work with rival networks for joint coverage. Tanzania's rural population is "where growth will come from in the next decade," Mutagahywa said in an e-mail.

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  18. Africa: Hashim Mbita Hero of Liberation in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | AllAfrica.com

    Hashim Mbita stood tall as a hero of the liberation struggle in Africa, and he was widely respected for his principles and dedication. He died in Dar es Salaam, age 81, on Union Day, 26 April, the date that Tanganyika and Zanzibar were united in 1964 to create the United Republic of Tanzania.

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  19. TBS, ZBS signs MoU to check importation of counterfeits.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | IPPMEDIA

    The Zanzibar Bureau of Standards and its mainland counterpart Tanzania Bureau of Standards have inked a pact that would help fight importation of substandard goods. Speaking during the signing ceremony held on Monday in Dar es Salaam, the Zanzibar Minister for Industry, Trade and Marketing, Nasoro Ahmed Mazrui, hailed the Mainland government in its move to fight importation of counterfeits.

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  20. Vodacom Tanzania plans to expandRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Iol.co.za

    VODACOM Tanzania, the country's biggest cellular operator, will spend 200 billion shillings expanding its network this year to tap market potential in rural areas and add mobile-money subscribers. The company, which belongs to a South African unit of UK-based Vodafone, planned to work with rival operators to provide access to more remote areas hampered by a lack of electricity and roads, said Georgia Mutagahywa, the head of corporate affairs.

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