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More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study

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Japan PM Abe sends offering to war shrine

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Japan PM Abe sends offering to war shrine


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Ex Vietnam MP jailed for stealing $16 mn housing deposits

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Ex Vietnam MP jailed for stealing $16 mn housing deposits


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DR Congo wins seat on UN rights council despite US opposition

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Juma Nyosso amesema walijitahidi sana kumkaba Ajib lakini ilishindikana

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Juma Nyosso amesema walijitahidi sana kumkaba Ajib lakini ilishindikana


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Clement Sanga ndiye mwenyekiti mpya wa bodi ya Ligi

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Clement Sanga ndiye mwenyekiti mpya wa bodi ya Ligi


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Wilaya Ya Lindi Yaongoza Kitaifa Kwa Uchomaji Moto Misitu

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  • Vicoba call for lower commercial borrowing costs
    Vicoba call for lower commercial borrowing costs

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    Dar es Salaam. Village Community Banks (Vicoba) are complaining over high interest rates charged by commercial banks on loans, saying the trend was thwarting investment efforts in the country. Commercial banks in the country charge up to 25 per cent. Speaking on Tuesday, the vice chairman for Tanzania Informal Microfinance Association of Practitioners vice chairman Abubakar Masoud said high borrowing costs were deterring investment in the country
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Politics & Government

  • Tanzania’s Lands minister demolishes own house
    Tanzania’s Lands minister demolishes own house

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    Dar es Salaam. The Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr William Lukuvi, has demolished his three-room house, which is located at Mapogoro Village in Iringa Region, to allow for the expansion of the road. Mr Lukuvi said the house was built in 1995 and was soon ear-marked for demolition by the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) because it was located in a road reserve
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Sports

  • Ibrahim Ajib afuata nyayo za Lionel Messi
    Ibrahim Ajib afuata nyayo za Lionel Messi

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    Nyota wa Barcelona, Messi aliwahi kuvua jezi yake na kuinyanyua hewani katika mechi dhidi ya Real Madrid msimu uliopita ambayo Barcelona waliibuka na ushindi wa goli 3 kwa 2 - na Ajib amefanya hivyo wikendi iliyoisha baada ya kufunga goli la ushindi kwa Yanga. Ibrahim Ajib amefanya kama nyota huyo wa Barcelona kwa kuvua jezi yake na kuionesha hewani kipindi ana shangilia goli lake dhidi ya klabu ya Kagera ambayo Wana Jangwani hao walifanikiwa kuibuka na ushindi wa goli 2 kwa 1 katika mchezo huo wa Ligi Kuu
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Business

  • Vicoba call for lower commercial borrowing costs
    Vicoba call for lower commercial borrowing costs

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    Dar es Salaam. Village Community Banks (Vicoba) are complaining over high interest rates charged by commercial banks on loans, saying the trend was thwarting investment efforts in the country. Commercial banks in the country charge up to 25 per cent. Speaking on Tuesday, the vice chairman for Tanzania Informal Microfinance Association of Practitioners vice chairman Abubakar Masoud said high borrowing costs were deterring investment in the country
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Health

  • WHO, govt experts to discuss how to control zoonotic diseases
    WHO, govt experts to discuss how to control zoonotic diseases

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    Dar es Salaam. The World Health Organisation (WHO) is today Monday October 16 collaborating with government experts in health, livestock, agriculture and wildlife to discuss ways of controlling diseases that spread from animals to humans (zoonotic diseases). For three days, the experts will be discussing how to bridge gaps in communication, intervention and implementation of strategies aimed at controlling diseases like rift valley fever, brucellosis, rabies, plague and anthrax
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Society & Culture

  • Gender-based violence ‘on the decline’
    Gender-based violence ‘on the decline’

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    The rate of gender-based violence has decreased compared to a few years ago, it has been said. Speaking in an open debate at Mwasonge Village in Misungwi, Kivulini Director Yassin Ali said their mission had been to ensure gender-based violence was fought against at all levels in society. “We cannot simply watch, while gender-based violence still takes place in society. That is why we spend most of the time meeting people for discussion and supporting victims,” he said
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Science & Nature

  • More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study
    More trees, better farming could slash carbon emissions: study

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    Miami, United States .Planting more trees, farming more sustainably and conserving wetlands could significantly slash the amount of carbon emissions that humanity spews into the atmosphere through fossil fuel use, researchers said Monday. Better land use could reduce carbon dioxide 37 percent, enough to hold global warming below two degrees Celsius by 2030, as called for by the 2015 Paris Agreement, according to a report in the peer-reviewed Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
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Law & Crime

  • Iraqi forces seize Kirkuk governor's office in push against Kurds
    Iraqi forces seize Kirkuk governor's office in push against Kurds

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    Kirkuk, Iraq .Iraqi forces seized the Kirkuk governor's office, key military sites and an oil field as they swept across the disputed province following soaring tensions with Kurds over an independence referendum. The rapid advance, involving troops, tanks and armoured vehicles, aims to recapture oil and military targets that Kurdish forces took over during the fightback against the Islamic State group (IS)
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