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Serikali Yakiri Bombardier Q400 Dash 8 Kushikiliwa Nchini Canada

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Serikali Yakiri Bombardier Q400 Dash 8 Kushikiliwa Nchini Canada

- Serikali imekiri ndege mpya aina ya BOMBARDIER Q-400 DASH 8 iliyonunuliwa na serikali inashikiliwa nchini Canada. Akizungumza na waandishi wa habari kaimu Mkurugenzi wa idara ya habari maelezo Bi.Zamaradi Kawawa amesema tayari serikali imeanza kuchukuwa hatua katika kumaliza mgogoro huo. Ufafanuzi huo wa serikali unafuatia kauli ya Mwanasheria mkuu wa Chadema Mh. Tundu lisu kuhoji ukimya na usiri wa serikali katika kushughulikia mkwamo wa ndege hiyo huko Canada
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Asanteni, wasema watoto wa Lucky Vincent

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Asanteni, wasema watoto wa Lucky Vincent

- Kilimanjaro/Dar. Neno moja lililosikika kutoka kwa watoto watatu wa Shule ya Msingi ya Lucky Vincent baada ya kuwasili jana ni “asanteni”. Wawili waliongezea maneno mengine ya “Mungu awabariki” na mmoja akazishukuru serikali za Tanzania na Marekani kutokana na kushiriki kufanikisha safari na matibabu yao katika taifa hilo tajiri duniani. Watoto hao; Doreen Mshana, Wilson Tarimo na Sadia Awadh, waliwasili jana kwenye Uwanja wa Kimataifa wa Kilimanjaro kwa ndege aina ya DC-8 ya shirika binafsi la American Pulse wakitokea Sioux City katika jimbo la Iowa
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Lissu aibua jambo ndege ya Bombardier

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Lissu aibua jambo ndege ya Bombardier

- Dar es Salaam. Mwanasheria Mkuu wa Chadema, Tundu Lissu amedai kuwa ndege aina ya Bombardier Q 400-Dash 8 iliyonunuliwa na Serikali, imezuiwa nchini Canada kutokana na Serikali kudaiwa fidia. Ndege hiyo ilitakiwa iwasili nchini mwezi uliopita, lakini hadi sasa hakuna taarifa kuhusu ujio wake. Akizungumza na waandishi wa habari jana, Lissu aliyekuwa ameongozana na Freeman Mbowe, ambaye ni mwenyekiti wa Chadema na Frederick Sumaye (mwenyekiti wa Kanda ya Pwani), alisema ndege hiyo inashikiliwa na kampuni ya Stirling Civil Engineering Ltd inayoidai Serikali dola 38
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Walimu 15 Chamwino Watimuliwa Kwa Utoro

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Walimu 15 Chamwino Watimuliwa Kwa Utoro

- Tume ya Utumishi wa walimu wilaya ya Chamwino (TSC) imewafukuza kazi waalimu 15 kwa utoro wa muda mrefu huku baadhi yao hawajaonekana kazini kwa zaidi ya siku 500 jambo ambalo ni kinyume na sheria na taratibu za kazi. Akitoa taarifa ya kufukuzwa kwa walimu hao wa shule za msingi na sekondari Kaimu Katibu Msaidizi wa tume hiyo Khalid Shabani anasema uamuzi huo umefikiwa kufuatia kukithiri kwa vitendo vya utoro kwa walimu huku akidai yeye na viongozi wenzake wa TSC wamekuwa wakipokea vitisho kutoka kwa baadhi ya watu kwa hatua waliyochukua
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Places: Tanzania |  Dodoma |  Chamwino |  Chamwino | 

How anti-poaching hero was shot dead

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How anti-poaching hero was shot dead

- Details have emerged on how an anti-poaching campaigner was gunned down in Dar es Salaam, to send conservationists into shock over the killing of one of its prominent members. South Africa national, Wayne Lotter (pictured), who lived and worked in Tanzania for many years died when three gun-toting men ambushed his car and shot him at close range. He died on the spot
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VETA partners with Germany in a Euro 900,000 project

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VETA partners with Germany in a Euro 900,000 project

- The Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the West German Chamber of Crafts and Skilled Trades Council (WHKT) for implementing a project worth 900,000 Euros. The project focuses on development of technology in agriculture and construction through a dual apprenticeship training model. A statement released Thursday by VETA, said the MoU was signed between the Director of Administration and Human Resources Management Moshi Kabengwe from the ministry of Education, Science and Technology on one hand and the Chief Executive Officer of WHKT, Mr
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Five telecommunication firms, UCSAF ink rural communication deal

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Five telecommunication firms, UCSAF ink rural communication deal

- Five telecommunication companies have signed contracts with the Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF) that will see the former extending their services to 154 villages across the country. Under the contracts, Tigo, Airtel, Vodacom, Halotel and TTCL will build telecommunication infrastructure in 75 wards, across 154 villages to cover over 400,000 villagers in border and special zones. The Tigo Tanzania acting managing director, Mr Simon Karikari signed the contract on behalf of his company while Airtel was represented by its regulatory and communication director, Ms Beatrice Singano – Mallya
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Tags: Telecommunication | 
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CHIKAYA READY TO UNLEASH ‘SING FOR YOU’

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CHIKAYA READY TO UNLEASH ‘SING FOR YOU’

- When Chika-ya first performed at the Karibu Music Festival in Bagamoyo two years ago many in atten-dance unanimously agreed that she had what it takes to make the big break.Her vocal range, stage man-agement and above all how she strummed the guitar kept the audience wanting for more, and that was before she could even release her first album. And since then the multi talented artiste has not looked back as her talent has grown in leaps and bounds
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Tags: Music | 
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Is music production a talent or career?

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Is music production a talent or career?

- The music industry is fast growing in Tanzania and Africa in general thanks to the availability of technology that now makes it possible for musicians to acquire studio equipment. With these state of the art equipment producers have become an integral part of music that are indispensable, for they own the catchy beats and melodies that blare out of speakers. Rarely unseen but they are the ones that hold the key to the success of today’s musicians and without such talented producers such as Master Jay and P-Funk maybe we wouldn’t be speaking of Bongo Flava today
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Tags: Music |  Music production | 
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Maghembe to launch Rock City Marathon

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Maghembe to launch Rock City Marathon

- The minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Prof Jumanne Maghembe this weekend is expected to launch the official registration of the Rock City Marathon (RCM) 2017. The marathon, in its 8th consecutive year, will take place on October 29 at the Kirumba Stadium in Mwanza. According to a statement by the Chairman of the RCM Steering Committee, Zenno Ngowi availed to the media yesterday, the event that will be held in Dar es Salaam follows the official marathon’s launch held in Mwanza early last month, which involved the Lake Zone Regional Commissioners from Mwanza, Shinyanga, Mara, Simiyu, Geita and Kagera
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Places: Tanzania |  Dar |  Geita |  Mwanza |  Mwanza |  Simiyu | 

Kenya’s Dar-bound golf squad unveiled

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Kenya’s Dar-bound golf squad unveiled

- Kenya Golf Union has unveiled its final squad selected for next week’s Africa Region four championship to be played at the par-71 Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Club course. The squad comprises eight players with Railway Golf Club’s Alfred Nandwa as a captain. The rest of the squad and their respective clubs in bracket are Samuel Njoroge (Railway), Edwin Mudanyi and Mike Kisia (Vet Lab Sports), John Karichu (Limuru County), Dennis Saikwa (Royal Nairobi) and junior duo of Agil Is-Haq (Nyali) and Muthaiga’s Kibugu Mutahi
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Tags: Golf | 
Places: Kenya |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Tanzania | 

A Leading Elephant Conservationist Has Been Murdered in Tanzania

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A Leading Elephant Conservationist Has Been Murdered in Tanzania

- Police in Tanzania have launched an investigation into the murder of a leading elephant conservationist who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam. He had received numerous death threats in connection with his anti-poaching initiatives. Wayne Lotter, 51, was killed by unknown gunmen in the Tanzanian capital as he travelled by taxi from the city's airport to his hotel, the Guardian reports
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Anti-poaching activist Wayne Lotter shot dead in Tanzania, motive unclear

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Anti-poaching activist Wayne Lotter shot dead in Tanzania, motive unclear

- A prominent conservationist who worked on high profile ivory smuggling cases has been shot dead in Tanzania, colleagues said on Tuesday, although the motive for the killing was unclear. "We are heartbroken to share the news that PAMS Foundation co-founder, Wayne Lotter was shot and killed last night," said a statement on the website of the conservation charity he founded. "His ground-breaking work in developing an intelligence-based approach to anti-poaching helped successfully reverse the rampant rates of poaching facing Tanzania
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Lema urges JPM to emulate Kenyatta

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Lema urges JPM to emulate Kenyatta

- Arusha. Arusha Urban MP (Chadema) Godbless Lema has called on President John Magufuli to borrow a leaf from Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta to allow his political rivals to practice politics freely. Addressing a political rally in Murieti Ward yesterday, Mr Lema said Mr Kenyatta has demonstrated a great deal of political maturity by allowing the opposition, who are accusing him of rigging the just concluded elections, to demonstrate and accord them with police escort
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Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding

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Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding

- Freetown, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone began a week of mourning Wednesday as it emerged that 105 children were among more than 300 people who perished in mudslides and torrential flooding, in one of the country's worst natural disasters. With 600 people still missing in Freetown, President Ernest Bai Koroma described the humanitarian challenge ahead as "overwhelming". He said flags would fly at half-mast and called for urgent help after visiting the devastated hilltop community of Regent on Tuesday
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5 nations for Zone Five tournament

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5 nations for Zone Five tournament

- Dar es Salaam. Five countries have confirmed their participation in the African Region Four (Zone Five) golf junior championships scheduled to be held from August 24 to 26 in Dar es Salaam. They are Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Burundi, Rwanda and hosts Tanzania Mainland, according to Tanzania Golf Union (TGU) chairman Joseph Tango. Earlier, the event was also expected to feature Sudan, Seychelles, Madagascar and Eritrea, who, however, pulled out
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Tags: Golf | 
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THINKING ALOUD: Do we need international healthcare accreditation?

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THINKING ALOUD: Do we need international healthcare accreditation?

- Providing healthcare, especially quality healthcare of an adequate and acceptable standard, is a complex and challenging process. Healthcare services can be provided either by the public sector or private sector, or by a combination of both. Fundamentally, healthcare and hospital accreditation is about improving how care is delivered to patients and the quality of the care they receive. Accreditation has been defined as “A self-assessment and external peer assessment process used by healthcare organisations to accurately assess their level of performance in relation to established standards and to implement ways to continuously improve”
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  • Lissu aibua jambo ndege ya Bombardier
    Lissu aibua jambo ndege ya Bombardier

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    Dar es Salaam. Mwanasheria Mkuu wa Chadema, Tundu Lissu amedai kuwa ndege aina ya Bombardier Q 400-Dash 8 iliyonunuliwa na Serikali, imezuiwa nchini Canada kutokana na Serikali kudaiwa fidia. Ndege hiyo ilitakiwa iwasili nchini mwezi uliopita, lakini hadi sasa hakuna taarifa kuhusu ujio wake. Akizungumza na waandishi wa habari jana, Lissu aliyekuwa ameongozana na Freeman Mbowe, ambaye ni mwenyekiti wa Chadema na Frederick Sumaye (mwenyekiti wa Kanda ya Pwani), alisema ndege hiyo inashikiliwa na kampuni ya Stirling Civil Engineering Ltd inayoidai Serikali dola 38
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Politics & Government

  • Lema urges JPM to emulate Kenyatta
    Lema urges JPM to emulate Kenyatta

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Arusha. Arusha Urban MP (Chadema) Godbless Lema has called on President John Magufuli to borrow a leaf from Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta to allow his political rivals to practice politics freely. Addressing a political rally in Murieti Ward yesterday, Mr Lema said Mr Kenyatta has demonstrated a great deal of political maturity by allowing the opposition, who are accusing him of rigging the just concluded elections, to demonstrate and accord them with police escort
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Sports

  • 5 nations for Zone Five tournament
    5 nations for Zone Five tournament

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. Five countries have confirmed their participation in the African Region Four (Zone Five) golf junior championships scheduled to be held from August 24 to 26 in Dar es Salaam. They are Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Burundi, Rwanda and hosts Tanzania Mainland, according to Tanzania Golf Union (TGU) chairman Joseph Tango. Earlier, the event was also expected to feature Sudan, Seychelles, Madagascar and Eritrea, who, however, pulled out
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Business

  • How local artistes are banking from their fame
    How local artistes are banking from their fame

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Music is big business in Tanzania, when done right; it can become quite lucrative to those bold and creative enough to bank from the entertainment trade. Bongo flava has become East Africa’s favourite genre, while at the same time captivating the hearts of fans from across the African continent. It is due to such expansion that our local musicians become scrutinized on how they lead their lives
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Technology

  • Five telecommunication firms, UCSAF ink rural communication deal
    Five telecommunication firms, UCSAF ink rural communication deal

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Five telecommunication companies have signed contracts with the Universal Communications Service Access Fund (UCSAF) that will see the former extending their services to 154 villages across the country. Under the contracts, Tigo, Airtel, Vodacom, Halotel and TTCL will build telecommunication infrastructure in 75 wards, across 154 villages to cover over 400,000 villagers in border and special zones. The Tigo Tanzania acting managing director, Mr Simon Karikari signed the contract on behalf of his company while Airtel was represented by its regulatory and communication director, Ms Beatrice Singano – Mallya
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Health

  • Gates foundation to spend over $300 million in Tanzania in 2017
    Gates foundation to spend over $300 million in Tanzania in 2017

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    DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Bill Gates has told Reuters his foundation plans to spend more than $300 million in Tanzania this year on public health and poverty reduction programs. In an interview, the billionaire said aid was now being spent "in a smarter way" in some parts of the world. "Some countries have made good progress in the reduction of childhood deaths and reduction in poverty, with Tanzania being a good example," said Gates, during a visit to the east African country
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Family & Parenting

  • THE PHARMACIST: Effects of birth control pills
    THE PHARMACIST: Effects of birth control pills

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    “The pill” is a form of a hormonal contraception taken as an effective method of birth control if taken correctly at the same time, daily. There are two types of contraceptive pills, both contain synthetic form of hormones oestrogen and progesterone hence they can be used for non-contraceptive medical purpose like regulating menstrual periods, heavy periods, painful periods and many more
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Society & Culture

  • Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding
    Sierra Leone mourns 100 children among dead in massive flooding

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Freetown, Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone began a week of mourning Wednesday as it emerged that 105 children were among more than 300 people who perished in mudslides and torrential flooding, in one of the country's worst natural disasters. With 600 people still missing in Freetown, President Ernest Bai Koroma described the humanitarian challenge ahead as "overwhelming". He said flags would fly at half-mast and called for urgent help after visiting the devastated hilltop community of Regent on Tuesday
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Entertainment & Arts

  • How local artistes are banking from their fame
    How local artistes are banking from their fame

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Music is big business in Tanzania, when done right; it can become quite lucrative to those bold and creative enough to bank from the entertainment trade. Bongo flava has become East Africa’s favourite genre, while at the same time captivating the hearts of fans from across the African continent. It is due to such expansion that our local musicians become scrutinized on how they lead their lives
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Education

  • TCU bars students’ admission in 19 higher learning institutions
    TCU bars students’ admission in 19 higher learning institutions

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Commission for Universities bars 19 higher learning institutions from admitting students in the 2017/18 academic year for failure to meet the requirements. A statement posted on TCU website on Tuesday indicates that the commission also suspended 22 universities from admitting students in 75 courses. In the statement TCU acting executive secretary Mr Eliuther Mwangeni said the decision was made following an inspection conducted by the commission in a period between September and October last year
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Farming

  • Sunflower growers to reap big from new AMDT programme
    Sunflower growers to reap big from new AMDT programme

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Sunflower growers and oilseed processors in the central zone corridor must have breathed a sigh of relief following the introduction of a special project by the Agriculture Markets Development Trust (AMDT). The project will assist the sunflower growers as well oil processors in cultivating and producing oil in a more professional way. Dodoma and Singida regions are famous for the sunflowers production, but most of the farmers are yet to benefit from the crop because of poor farming methods and lack of enough capital to establish plantations
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Media & Information

  • PCCB nets sports journalist and nine others over corruption allegations
    PCCB nets sports journalist and nine others over corruption allegations

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Mwanza. The Prevention of Corruption and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) in Mwanza Region is holding 10 people including a journalist, for allegedly involving themselves in corrupt practices. Besides the renowned sports journalists, others who have been arrested by PCCB include Dar es Salaam, Mbeya and Mwanza regional football association top leaders. The PCCB Information Officer, Musa Misalaba, confirmed that the Bureau is questioning ten suspects but declined to go deep into the issue on grounds that the law forbids them from detailing any investigations
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Real Estate

  • Manyara RC warns Kiteto leaders over land sales
    Manyara RC warns Kiteto leaders over land sales

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Kibaya. Village leaders in Kiteto district, Manyara region have been warned against haphazard selling of public land to outsiders. The Manyara Regional Commissioner, Joel Bendera has faulted leaders selling the land saying they are abusing the responsibilities entrusted to them and that they risked losing their positions. “You were elected to serve wananchi and not to grab the public land and sell it to the outsiders,” he said when addressing the village leaders
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    Places: Africa |  Sub-Saharan |  E. Africa |  Tanzania |  Manyara |  Kiteto | 

Law & Crime

  • A Leading Elephant Conservationist Has Been Murdered in Tanzania
    A Leading Elephant Conservationist Has Been Murdered in Tanzania

    , time.com

    Police in Tanzania have launched an investigation into the murder of a leading elephant conservationist who was shot dead in Dar es Salaam. He had received numerous death threats in connection with his anti-poaching initiatives. Wayne Lotter, 51, was killed by unknown gunmen in the Tanzanian capital as he travelled by taxi from the city's airport to his hotel, the Guardian reports
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Science & Nature

  • Project to use khanga to raise environment awareness
    Project to use khanga to raise environment awareness

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Dar es Salaam. Kanga, a common wrap used by majority of Tanzania women, will be used as a major medium of passing a message on climate change by the Kilimanjaro Project, a climate change inspired project, which kicked off on Thursday. A statement released by the initiative says the first edition of the khangas with a message, Tuje Pamoja, meaning let us come together, is not only available for sale in Dar es Salaam, but women can purchase them using M-Pesa through codes 5588080
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Life & Style

  • When postpartum depression sets in
    When postpartum depression sets in

    , thecitizen.co.tz

    Having a baby is an experience that can cause a mixture of powerful emotions from excitement and joy to fear and nervousness. However apart from such amazing experience, some women are faced with a possibility of living through something unexpected after giving birth and that is depression. While many new mothers are said to experience postpartum baby blues after childbirth including anxiety within the first two to three days after delivery, some new mothers on the other hand are believed to experience a more severe form of depression known as postpartum depression
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