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Thursday, 07-02-15, 9:31Death Sentences for Killers of Teen With Albinism[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Four men, including a witchdoctor, were sentenced to death by Tanzania's High Court on Wednesday after being found guilty of abducting, killing and dismembering a 17-year-old albino boy. read more...
Thursday, 07-02-15, 9:20Four Albino Killers Sentenced to Hang[Daily News] Mbeya -THE High Court Mbeya Division yesterday convicted and sentenced to death by hanging four people out of five who were charged with killing a person with albinism, one Henry Mwakajila (16,) in 2008 in Rungwe district, Mbeya region. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 14:54Children Rescued From Work in Gold Mines[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -More than 12,000 children have been rescued in the past three years from gold mines in northern Tanzania, according to children's rights groups who fear thousands more youngsters are being forced to work in hazardous conditions for a pittance. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 14:54Thousands of Children Rescued From Dangerous Work in Gold Mines[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -More than 12,000 children have been rescued in the past three years from gold mines in northern Tanzania, according to children's rights groups who fear thousands more youngsters are being forced to work in hazardous conditions for a pittance. read more...
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 11:00Mainland Premier League Raring to Go[Daily News] SINCE the end of the Mainland Premier League season, teams that have remained in the league have been extremely busy signing new players in readiness for the new season. read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 13:06Arusha To Host 3rd African Grantmakers Network Assembly July 1-3, 2015[AWDF] Activist and humanitarian Graça Machel, Nobel laureate, Leymah Gbowee and HRH Sylvia Nagginda of Buganda will be among keynote speakers and presenters at this year's African Grantmakers Network (AGN) third General Assembly, which will take place in Arusha, Tanzania at the Arusha International Conference Centre, Arusha.The meeting will be held from July 1-3, 2015 under the theme: "Philanthropy in Africa 2015 - People, Policy and Practice." It will be hosted by the African Wome read more...
Tuesday, 06-30-15, 9:25TGU to Send Two Youth to Scotland[Daily News] The Tanzania Golf Union (TGU) plans to send two players to the Junior Open tournament to be held in Scotland next year. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 9:31Corrupt Leaders Might Fuel Resource Curse, MPs Warn[Daily News] Dodoma -Members of Parliament yesterday cautioned against electing weak and corrupt leaders, saying this will lead to resource curse, especially this time when natural gas discoveries in Tanzania are expected to generate substantial revenue. read more...
Monday, 06-29-15, 6:22Why Few Voters Turn Out During General Election[Daily News] Last Monday, one local media reported that over 24 million Tanzanians are expected to cast votes in the coming general election in October, this year, with Dar es Salaam Region reported to have the highest number of voters. read more...
Saturday, 06-27-15, 13:12Fire and Water Don't Mix for Tanzania Whistleblower[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bunju -John Lugembe sat under a huge baobab tree shielding himself from the blazing sun, his hands blackened from the lumps of charcoal he packs into thin polyethylene bags ready for sale. read more...

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