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Thursday, 07-30-15, 8:14UN Report Spells Out Some Endemic Causes of Poverty[Daily News] Majority of Tanzanians remain poor despite an impressive seven per cent average annual GDP growth rate due to domination of foreign owned investments in top economic sectors, with limited linkage to the ordinary citizens. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 19:45Free SMS Campaign Helps Pregnant Women, New Mothers[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -When Halima Rahim became a mother for the first time, friends and acquaintances in Tanzania's commercial capital, Dar Es Salaam, were quick to offer advice and help. read more...
Wednesday, 07-29-15, 9:43Edward Lowassa Ditches CCM for Opposition Party[East African] Tanzania's former prime minister Edward Lowassa officially quit the ruling party CCM and joined the main opposition party Chadema in a historical move in the country's recent politics. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 19:21Lowassa Quits CCM, Joins Chadema[Daily News] Speaks about the Richmond Scandal read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 13:22Former PM Heads to Opposition as Presidential Race Heats Up[East African] Tanzania's opposition coalition Ukawa has officially welcomed former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa into its ranks in a plan to reinforce their efforts to defeat the ruling party CCM in the October presidential elections. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 7:33Hope Springs Eternal in the Voter's Breast, but NEC Shouldn't Take Her for Granted[East African] This democracy business is hard work, no question about it. But at what point does it become routine enough to be, well, routine? read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 4:58World Should Back Expanded Mediation on South Sudan - Crisis Group[ICG] For more than eighteen months, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the regional body mediating peace negotiations to end South Sudan's civil war, has struggled to secure a deal in the face of deep regional divisions and the parties' truculence. To overcome these challenges, it announced a revised, expanded mediation - "IGAD-PLUS" - including the African Union (AU), UN, China, U.S., UK, European Union (EU), Norway and the IGAD Partners Forum (IPF). read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 10:52Yes, Orphans Deserve Tender Societal Care[Daily News] We were told at the Weekend that Siha Aids Fund has offered almost seven million shillings to help ease the suffering of orphans and vulnerable children who live in difficult conditions. read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 10:43Media Urged to Ensure Peaceful Elections[Daily News] Bagamoyo -United Nations Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme Resident Representative in Tanzania Mr Alvaro Rodriguez has urged the media to promote democracy and ensure peaceful elections on October 25 this year. read more...
Thursday, 07-23-15, 8:31Murder - When Conviction Is Based On Confession[Daily News] Some people chop off sensitive human body parts for the purpose of witchcraft. Such unacceptable behaviour is punishable in law and this is what happened to a resident of Karagwe District in Kagera Region. read more...

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