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PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday said Tanzanians are themselves to blame for the country’s destruction due to environmental degradation.
MAJOR universities in the country said yesterday they were fully equipped to expertly handle direct applications from students. University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Vice- Chancellor Professor Rwekaza Mukandala said the institution has already installed computerised system to handle the applications.
“NELSON Mandela is the living embodiment of the highest values of the United Nations. Through long years in prison, he maintained a steadfast belief in justice and human equality. Upon his release, he reconciled with those who persecuted him most. And he led the way to a democratic, multiracial South Africa…” Ban Ki Moon, former UN Secretary-General in a statement in 2009.
A FOOTBALL match at the peak of Kilimanjaro Mountain and Liverpool player Mamadou Sakho’s tour of Kilimanjaro have been among the notable sports news in recently.
WITH nine days remaining today for fuel stations operators to instal Electronic Fiscal Pump Printer (EFPP) machines at their facilities as per President John Magufuli's order last week, the energy and water regulator has issued a notice to back up the directive with legal measures.
TANZANIA is keen to boost trade and investment relations with China as the nation seeks to transform from agricultural to semi-industrial economy, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment Dr Adelhelm Meru has pledged.
THE Deputy Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Hamisi Kigwangalla, has called for the relocation of affairs related to elders to the President’s Office in charge of regional administration and local government, since council authorities play a supervisory role in that regard.
DAR ES SALAAM Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda has underscored the role of private real estate players in averting land conflicts in the commercial capital.
SEAWEED celebrated their National Day yesterday, as they displayed their products at Malindi sports grounds in the Stone town, where they complained about lack of markets and and low prices.
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.
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.