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Story Behind Car Stolen In Nairobi Was Found In Tanzania

Confusion reigns over the ownership of a vehicle stolen in Kenya and recovered in Tanzania, with police from the two countries giving conflicting information. The V8 Nissan Patrol was intercepted in Bomang’ombe, Tanzania, as it was being driven to Kilimanjaro, two days after it was stolen in Nairobi. Tanzanian Military Police told the media that the vehicle belongs to State ...

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According To Govt,State-Sponsored Students Not Bound to Work in Tanzania

The Tanzania government has said it has no control over state-sponsored students when it comes to their choosing where to work, despite the country facing a shortage of experts in the oil and gas sectors. Speaking yesterday in a ceremony to bid farewell to 20 students leaving for China, the Energy ministry’s permanent secretary Khamisi Mwinyimvua said currently the country ...

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Media watchdog Reporters Appeal For Legal Action

Media watchdog Reporters without Borders (RSF) on Friday called on the Tanzanian authorities to prosecute police filmed beating a reporter who had been covering a football match. Silas Mbise, a sports reporter for the independent station Wapo Radio, was beaten by anti-riot police as he lay on the ground, shirtless and with his hands in the air, RSF said. “There ...

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Tanzania and the Netherlands Signed To Cooperate In Irish potatoes production

Tanzania and the Netherlands yesterday signed an agreement that will see the two countries cooperate in production of Irish potatoes. The permanent secretary in the ministry of Agriculture, Mr Mathew Mtigumwe, and the Dutch Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Jeroen Verheul, signed the document on behalf of the two governments. The signing ceremony was witnessed by the deputy minister in the ...

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Due To Low Supply Of Chicken Prices Increase in Dar

The city of Dar es Salaam is currently facing a huge shortage of chicken resulting in increased consumer prices to three months high. A survey carried out in various chicken markets in the city including Kisutu, Tegeta, Ilala and Shekilango revealed that retail prices for chicken has increased by nearly 40 per cent in the last three months.It was noted during ...

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The Busy Namanga Road Barricaded

Business and transport was paralysed at Namanga border town for the second day as Kenyans protested mistreatment by Tanzanian authorities after several milk traders were arrested and placed in custody at Tanzania last Saturday. Traders on both sides of the border incurred big losses at the key entry and exit point for goods as heavy police presence did little to ...

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St Jude School Loses Bid to Be Spared 4bn/ – Tax

The Court of Appeal has dismissed with costs the appeal challenging payments of over 4bn/- tax to the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) that had been lodged by a local company that manages the affairs of the School of St Jude School. A panel led by Chief Justice Ibrahim Juma and Justices Augustine Mwarija and Richard Mziray ruled against the academic ...

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