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LIVING one’s dream is every child’s expectation. But, it is unfortunate that many school children painfully and hapless watch as their dreams vanish into thin air due to circumstances beyond their control.

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  • Jake Glaser tells of his mom, sister who lost battle on AIDS
  • He is HIV positive since birth, but strong with full of hope

IN Tanzania it is estimated that a total of 1,400,000 people are living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Until October 2016 people living with HIV who knew their status reached 70 percent.

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THE World Water Week in Stockholm is a week-long global water conference held each year in August or September.

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WHILE Tanzania has made gains in reducing under-five mortality, progress has been slower in terms of maternal and neonatal deaths.

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Yet almost 50% of the country’s tomato yields are lost after harvest, an economic loss which exacerbates an already undersupplied market.

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MAGRETH Simon is the current chairperson of Homari AMCOS (Agriculture Marketing Cooperative Society) - a farmers group in Hanang, Manyara region in northern Tanzania.

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SCHOOLGIRLS ride their bicycles on their way from school on the highway that traverses Bingwa Leaf Mine in Lwamgasa Ward, Geita District.

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FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD Susan Adam grappled with many trials of sexual exploitation before she made a decision to rent a room near her school.

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IT is believed that the number of species of insects is between six to ten million which enable them to occupy 90 percent of all animals which inhabit the whole world. Approximately, a farmer planting maize in Handeni or rice in Mbeya is surrounded by more than 200,000,000 different insects which out numbers other animals on Earth.

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FOR a long time, residents in Tunduru district in Ruvuma Region have been accessing poor maternal and child healthcare, a factor that has contributed to an increase in child mortality rate.

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AN unidentified female student leads her colleagues in revising session in the classroom. (Photo by World Bank)

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AMINA Salum is a form two student at one of the schools in Dar es Salaam. When she was standard six, she experienced her first menstrual period in the classroom.

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EIGHTY-YEAR old Hamisi Nangwalanya, a resident of Lindi, had to come to Dar es Salaam last year for treatment when his health was deteriorating. He did not know what he was suffering from so he decided to travel to the city and ask his daughter to help him consult a specialist doctor at one of the city’s reputable health facilities.

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PUBLISHED in 2017 and edited by prominent persons, this paperback adds stock to the existing policy for prosperity series in Africa. This paperback depicts challenges of securing economic prosperity for Tanzanians and the reasons for the widespread economic reforms undertaken in the early 1990s.

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KENYA’S Supreme Court has been widely - and rightly - hailed for its bold, historic and unprecedented decision last week to annul the 8 August election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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YOU will never understand the true meaning of your life until you travel and experience how others are living theirs. Experience the culture and customs of the Hamar tribe in Ethiopia.

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LEOPARD are believed to have evolved into the tropical forest of the world about five million years ago.

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Geologists and other scientists say more than 530 million years ago fishes were one of the first creatures to evolve into the Earth followed by insects which dwelled from 480 million years ago.

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THE government has adopted new systems for budget planning and report as well as Facility Financial and Accounting Reporting to improve social services delivery.

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Juma magohe of Singita Village in Shinyanga Region repairs a handset. Thanks to uCSaF communication towers, many villagers now own handsets. (Photo by Fadhili akida.)

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JUMA Magohe has been a radio technician at Singita village in Shinyanga Rural District since 2001. His earnings increased or decreased depending on the number of radio sets he received and repaired every month.

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In a positive response to President John Pombe Magufuli’s agenda of building a modern industrialised nation, the business community has grabbed the opportunity to invest in Coast Region, poised to be the country’s most vibrant industrial hub, given its proximity to major ports, airport and highways.

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Cooking stove designed to minimise firewood consumption, thus save forests, at igamba village in Mbozi District, Mbeya Region. (Photo by a Correspondent)

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MBOZI District in Songwe Region is experiencing climate change effects. Known as one of the leading food producing areas in the country, the district is now grappling with the effects of environment destruction mainly caused by human activities.

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PUBLISHED in 2017 by CEO Roundtable of Tanzania, contributed by four Tanzanians namely Ali A Mufuruki, Rahim Mawji, Moremi Marwa A and Gilman, forwarded by the President of the United Republic of Tanzania Dr John Pombe Magufuli, costing Tsh. 45,000, in its hardcover, the book contains 11 chapters that I would crave every one with ability to read to look for the hardback. When you get hold of the book, you will be inclined to read preface.

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THE demand for new skills improvement to promote expansion and quality of development opportunities in key economic sectors, particularly the industrialization drive, is very high.

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A PEARL as it is seen from the shell of an oyster.

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IN modern days the name Lulu stands for one of movie stars, but before and during colonial days it represented precious and unique stone in the world.

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AFRICAN traditional medicines.

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IN many parts of the world, policymakers, health professionals and the public are wrestling with questions about culture and mental health services.

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SOME of the girls carrying buckets of water to school. (Photo by Anne Robi)

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GIRLS in Geita District are caught between a rock and a hard surface. Despite grappling with cultural norms and values that reduce them to mere sources of income upon marriage while on the other hand strive to dodge early pregnancies and marriage traps; they are disheartened by lack of sanitary facilities in schools.

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BRICS leaders in a group photo.

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THE 9th BRICS Summit will be held in Xiamen, Fujian Province here in China from September 3-5 under China’s Chairmanship.

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AFTER assessing his ministers’ performance, with some of them avoiding meeting with wananchi, President Ali Mohamed Shein, expressed his disappointment, saying that they must work hard as a team and respond to people’s complaints.

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THERE is a research board documenting student and school performance for indigenous students from poor families. In recognition the major role that parents and families play in children’s academic achievements, a Tanga-based organisation, the Tanga International Competence Centre (TICC) is developing a system to create a permanent scheme to involve parents develop a framework to guide schools and families in creating what they called ‘family– school partnerships’.

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Industrialisation is what Tarime needs to bolsterLET China sleep, the great Napoleon once said in a cautious moment at the turn of the 19th century.

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AFTER assuming her position as the Same District Commissioner (DC), Rosemary Staki Senyamule, vowed to revamp the district education sector.

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Former Ghanaian President, John Dramani Mahama

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WHAT’s in a name? Shakespeare once asked. If we lived in a world of iambic pentameter, star-crossed lovers and sweet-smelling roses, then one might easily answer, “Nothing. There is nothing in a name. ‘Thou art thyself!’” But that’s not the world we live in.

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FOUL-SMELLING had been the order of the day for years at Nyakato Industrial Area, about nine kilometres from the shores of Lake Victoria and about eight kilometres from Mwanza City centre along Musoma Road.

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Jovial mood: lunch time at a primary school. (File photo)

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SOME government directives on education are compulsory. For example, every Tanzanian child must attend school. Schools must have desks. Every ward must have a secondary school and a laboratory. A village must have a primary school etc. and things work fine.

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ThE Fao is providing vegetable seeds and tools to displaced and host families in Tshikapa (Kasaï District), where some 70,000 people found refuge after fleeing fighting.

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IN the Democratic Republic of Congo, 7.7 million people are hungry, a +30% rise in one year, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). EURACTIV France reports.

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Ms Carol Ndosi

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THE Nyama Choma Festival has become one of the most popular events in Tanzania and beyond where people meet, share jokes, get entertained and eat barbecues prepared by different chefs conglomerating in one place.

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