- Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 04:00
- Written by DEUS NGOWI in Moshi
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KILIMANJARO regional authorities have allayed fears of an outbreak of Ebola following reports that there was an Ebola patient at a Moshi municipality dispensary.
- Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 03:46
- Written by CHABY BARASA in Beijing
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PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has reaffirmed his commitment to push forward the green revolution agenda, saying it was impossible for any country to advance economically without transforming its agricultural sector.
- Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 02:33
- Written by ANNE ROBI
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THE Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Friday dismissed the Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Ms Sophia Kaduma and her team after failing to provide satisfactory answers on government strategies to help farmers increase maize production in the country.
- Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 02:21
- Written by DAILY NEWS Reporter in Warsaw, Poland
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THE Prime Minister, Mr Mizengo Pinda, has invited Polish business people to invest in Tanzania. The premier who is on a two-day state visit to Poland has invited the business people to invest in agriculture, fisheries, transport, infrastructure, minerals, energy and tourism.
- Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 00:38
- Written by ISSA YUSSUF, Zanzibar
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ZANZIBAR House of Representatives was informed on Friday that Tanzania’s Police Force has only two helicopters covering both the mainland and the Isles, but backbencher, Mr Saleh Nassor Juma (CUF-Wawi), wants one of the helicopters to be stationed on the Isles.
Mr Juma wanted to know to why there was no helicopter for the Police in Zanzibar, arguing that it is important to have one stationed on the Isles.
“Defence and security affairs including the Police fall under the Union, therefore the Isles and the mainland share available facilities like Police helicopters,” said Mr Juma.
In response, the Minister for State (responsible for Police) - Second Vice- President’s Office, Mr Mohamed Aboud Mohamed said that although the two Police helicopters are stationed in Dar es Salaam, the planes are used all over the country.
- Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 00:34
- Written by JIMMY LWANGILI
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TWO more people who were injured after a petrol tanker caught fire in Mbagala on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam last week have been discharged from Temeke Hospital.
- Published on Saturday, 25 October 2014 00:18
- Written by LAWRENCE RAPHAELY in Beijing
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THE government has been urged to allocate enough funds for agricultural research and development, instead of depending on donor support with limited areas for research.