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GSMA Impressed With Airtel Tanzania’s health information SMS service

Airtel  Tanzania’s health information SMS service has been recognised by the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) with huge impact in educating customers facing challenges of accessing reliable health information. Airtel Tanzania Communications Director, Beatrice Singano said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that ‘Wazazi Nipendeni’ SMS service has been supporting government efforts to improve maternal health care. “The SMS content ...

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Substandard Products In Tanzania Soon To Be Expelled

The Executive Director of Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) Professor Egid Mubofu said that substandard products in the country will soon be expelled if they fail to improve the quality of the products to the required standards.The bureau has embarked on a mission to ensure production of quality goods fit for sustaining the industrialisation in the country. “The nation is ...

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Geita Business Forum Kicks Off At the Famous GEDECO Hall

Expectations remain steep as the much-awaited Geita Business Forum kicks off at the famous GEDECO hall today, with over 400 participants expected to attend. Residents of Geita, which is famously known as the ‘gold town,’ and neighbouring regions are expected to throng the venue to witness the event that is aimed at exploring various trade, investment and business opportunities. The ...

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Kenya Bans Tanzania Tour Vans

In February 2015, Tanzania tour vans were denied access to the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and national parks in Kenya. This followed the lapse of a three-week window requested by Tanzania to end a travel dispute between the two countries. Kenya’s then East African Affairs and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie said the window elapsed without any plans for talks. ...

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Government To Taken Measures To curb Financial Malpractice Due To Electronic Payment devices.

Minister of State in the President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Government) Selemani Jafo said only 30 per cent of all health centres countrywide were fitted with electronic payment devices. He said lack of such a payment system created loopholes for the embezzlement of public funds.”For this reason, the government has taken measures to curb financial malpractice,” he noted. Speaking ...

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Traders Plead To Remove Nuisance Taxes

Business men in Kilimanjaro Region have pleaded with the government to scrap nuisance taxes and charges saying they are crippling their businesses and undermining growth. Speaking here during a training to public officials and businesspersons from all districts of Kilimanjaro Region, the businessmen said there multitude of charges which have led to closure of many businesses in the region. The ...

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Slogans Gained Telecommunication Companies More Users In Tanzania

Latest statistics show that slogans contrived by telecommunication companies in promoting their mobile money platforms appear to be having the pined impact, . Pesa ni M-Pesa (money is M-Pesa), Tigo Pesa ni Zaidi ya Pesa (Tigo Pesa is more than just money), T-Pesa’s Rudi Nyumbani, Kumenoga (come back home, things have improved) and Airtel Money’s Hakatwi Mtu Hapa, Tuma Pesa ...

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