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Diversion of funds for rural electrification, roads irks MPs

LEGISLATORS from the political divide on Friday took to task the government for diverting use of ring-fenced funds that were meant to implement rural electrification projects as well as maintenance of roads to other expenditures.

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State says no to sugar imports

Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Mr Godfrey ZambiTANZANIA will not import sugar for domestic use during the 2014/15 fiscal year as advised by the Technical Advisory Committee on Sugar Importation which is under the Tanzania Sugar Board (TSB), the National Assembly was told on Friday.

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AU calls for response to continent’s threats

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini ZumaTHE African Union (AU) Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government started in Addis Ababa yesterday with pleas to have coordinated and collective responses to the continent’s threats.

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Budget for safe delivery of mothers declines drastically

 Deputy Minister for Community Development, Gender and Children, Dr Pindi ChanaTHE Health and Social Welfare Ministry was on Friday taken to task over the drastic decline in the budget allocated for purchasing delivery equipment thus putting the lives of expecting mothers at risk.

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REA under fire over shoddy distribution

Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals, Mr Charles MwijagNEWLY appointed Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals, Mr Charles Mwijage, said he is not satisfied with Rural Energy Agency (REA) distribution of electricity.

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High costs reduce competition in bulk oil procurement

THE number of oil companies taking part in competitive tendering for bulk procurement of petroleum products has dropped to four from seven to eight due to financial constraints, Petroleum Importation Coordinator (PICL) has said.

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Poor latrine facilities hinder Bunda pupils

TEACHERS and pupils studying at Butakare Primary School in Bunda District are forced to share the same latrine facility, following the destruction of the previous one due to last year’s rainy season.

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Insurance sector urged to brace for EAC market

INSURANCE firms and practitioners in the country have been challenged to get prepared for stiff competition in marketing their skills and products ahead of the coming East African Common Market.

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Establishment of agricultural bank taking shape

PROCESS of issuing a licence for the Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB) has started in earnest which will, among other things, ease access to finance and support services for agricultural development projects.

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Is coach sacking culture healthy to our football?

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Total votes: 80
The voting for this poll has ended on: 2015 Jan 16 - 00:00