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CHILDREN in both Zanzibar and Tanzania mainland are enjoying ‘free education,’ thanks to the government’s policy.

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IT is almost three decades since seaweed farming was introduced on the Islands. Farmers have been complaining about multiple challenges, including lack of working tools, and low prices of their product.

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THERE is no doubt that we are living in digital world where there are so many technological breakthroughs empowering human race.

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FOR the first time the Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) took part in hosting wealthy South African tourists organized by a South African private railway company, called Rovos Rail. The company runs its train-hotel to a regular schedule on various routes throughout Southern African countries, from South Africa to Tanzania. The tourists left Dar es Salaam for home on Tuesday. Our Correspondent MOSES FERDINAND had a brief interview with the TTB Managing Director DEVOTA MDACHI on this tourism plan. Among several issues, the MD said the board encourages villages to establish cultural tourism groups that will serve tourists and make a living.

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KILIMANJARO has been, from time immemorial, known for its mammoth size and its three volcanic cones of dormant Kibo and extinct Mawenzi and Shira, as the highest mountain in Africa.

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SCIENTISTS define the tongue as a muscular hydrostat, it is a biological structure found in animals and a primary organ which is used to manipulate different items including food and others into the mouth.

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The leader of Zanzibar Art Gallery Group Mr OthmanAlly Ausiy (left) shows his product to a potential customer at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dar es Salaam. ( Photo by Mohammed Mambo)

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LOCALLY produced goods are said to lack reliable market due to one main reason: quality. However, the situation is quite different for the Zanzibar-based Cultural Art Gallery painting and brush products.

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Cattle grazing inside a game reserve area in Bukoba. Overgrazing removes forest cover, resulting in desertification, one of the causes of climate change. (File photo)

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IN 1992, environmentalists in the then Rukwa Region, took a major step aiming at, among other objectives, finding real solutions to climate change in the region, now split into Rukwa/Katavi landscape. Rukwa was, then, one of the biggest grain producers in Tanzania.

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MINISTER for Finance and Planning Dr Phillip Mpango (left) receives a dummy cheque for 1.7bn/- from NIC Managing Director, Sam Kamanga being 15 per cent of its gross profit margin for 2016/17 financial year in Dodoma recently.(File photo)

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HISTORY was written in Dodoma recently when the state-owned insurance company, the National Insurance Corporation (NIC) remitted dividend to the government after turning around from years of making losses and starting generating profits.

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EXPERIENCES drawn from efforts to solve environmental challenges unearthed during the filming of a special documentary film, dubbed the ‘Great Zigi Crocodiles ‘have given birth to a five year project to conserve the River Wami Ruvu and River Zigi Basins.

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AFRICAN journalists on a study tour in China pose in a group photo with their counterparts at the China Daily in Beijing. Sixth right (front row) is Theopista Nsanzugwanko of Habari Leo. ( Photo by a Correspondent)

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BILATERAL relations between China and Africa have been improving day by day and the two sides have significantly featured in the Chinese media in a different and special way today than was in the past.

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COFFEE production in Tanzania has been a significant aspect of the economy but farmers became baffled by some constraints in its productivity, some of which are, continued cultivation of old varieties that are low yielding and highly susceptible to major coffee diseases.

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IT is in the afternoon and the sun is overhead at Ikasi Village, Sanza ward, in Manyoni District Singida Region. The weather however, does not deter hardworking men and women from doing their activities for their daily bread.

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JOYCE is hugged by Child Ambassador, Ms Valerie Msoka, as Rebeca Gyumi, Founder of Msichana Initiative looks on. Joyce had attended a girl’s agenda forum. The forum called for the government to increase the number of social workers as well as empower young girls in rural communities to fulfil their educational ambitions. (Photo by Sylivester Domasa)

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IT’s one year now since the High Court in Dar es Salaam ruled that the Child Marriage Act, 1971, should be revised to eliminate inequality in the minimum age of marriage between boys and girls.

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IT’S since September 2015 that the current group of six Chinese specialist doctors have been based at Dodoma Regional Hospital.

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FROM the Southern Highlands region of Mbeya there comes good news of national efforts to conquer Tuberculosis (TB), the world’s secondbiggest killer infectious disease, behind only HIV/AIDS.

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ACCELERATING financial inclusion for women across the African continent requires tangible commitments from key stakeholders in the mobile ecosystem despite growth in mobile money services and the industry’s commitment to addressing gender disparities; women continue to be left behind.

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When the fourth phase regime threw its weight into waging a special campaign to phase out toxic lead from fuel, majority of Tanzanians thought they were now free from the hazardous chemical element.

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LOCAL government leaders inspect a maize farm: GM technology guarantees plenty in crop production.

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GENETICALLY Modified (GM) crops have been championed as one possible method to provide food security and individual nutritional status in sub Saharan Africa.

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SOME numbers are interesting. You may have noticed how the number zero presented by the symbol ‘0’ is interesting when operating on numbers. Another number is twenty two represented numerically as ‘22’.

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EMERGENCE of agricultural crop pests and diseases causes socio-economic implications in the country. Farmers have for long suffered losses due to different disasters such as floods, drought, pests and diseases.

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WATER for life: Jubilant residents draw water from a kiosk.( File photo)

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TODAY, unlike five months ago, Mzenga residents in Kisarawe District,Coast Region are living happily, thanks to this year’s rains. However, this situation is only temporary as the dry season is around the corner. People in this location draw water from ponds and unreliable water sources, all of which dry up during the dry season.

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FOR decades Zanzibar Island has been one of the leading producers of high quality cloves. Once, the semi-autonomous archipelago was the world’s undisputed largest producer of the spicy crop.

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WHEN the Earth began shaking under the fertile soils of the Red Basin in China’s Sichuan province in 2008 , nobody knew how bad it was going to get. It turned out that with its magnitude of 7.9, this quake was not only the world’s strongest temblor.

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Destitute child prefers to spend much of his time at the dumpsite alone rather than with friends at school.

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IT has come to light that dire poverty prompts some parents to virtually ‘sell’ their daughters into sexual exploitation or give them away in unwanted marriage in exchange for a dowry.

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IT was delightful to hear recently that the number of tourists visiting Tanzania has increased significantly, boosting revenue receipts from 1.3 billion US dollars in 2011 to 2.21 billion in 2016.

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ALTHOUGH blindness appears to a lesser health problem in Tanzania, there is a growing population of people with visual impairments. The most critical cases are in the central zone.

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MOTOR vehicle tyres believed to be fake and highly dangerous.

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THE National Assembly was told a few days ago that the Fair Competition Commission (FCC) confiscated fake and sub-standard goods worth 18.67bn/- last calendar year.

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SOME researchers say there will be more plastic than fish in the sea in 50 years to come unless something is done.

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TANZANIA will be subjected to danger with some species likely to disappear, if the environment is not well protected. The threat demands that all leaders should work tirelessly to ensure environmental protection, in collaboration with the community they should also put in place measures to protect human activities from destroying the environment.

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IN support of investors: President John Pombe Magufuli tests a new tractor when he officially opened URSUS assembling plant at Kibaha in Coast Region.(File photo)

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WHILE small holder farmers and entrepreneurs often complain about lack of reliable markets for their produce, development stakeholders say there is no need of ‘weeping ‘since the fifth-phase government’s industrialization initiative is set to wipe their tears.

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ARUSHA and Ngorongoro districts are enjoying an improved state of education provision in primary schools, thanks to support from The Robin & Sylvia Goodall Foundation.

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SINGITA Grumeti has donated a vehicle and dedicated it to Serengeti Ecological Monitoring Project, which aims to ensure that there is sustainable conservation of Serengeti National Park (SENAPA).

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A wide view of a briefing on the humanitarian affairs segment participants in Geneva on 21 to 23 June, 2017 workshop on Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

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UN response teams that help the most vulnerable people in the world are still largely underfunded, a new status report has revealed. The funding available to the teams is no match for the record number of people—141 million—who need assistance today.

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