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CCM wants privatised cashew plants revived

CCM Secretary General Mr Abdulrahman Kinana.CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has called for cashew nuts processing plants which have been turned into warehouses to be returned to the government, to ensure the crop is processed in the country to add value and boost the country’s economy.

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Light shed on Escrow account

THE Minister for Energy and Minerals, Professor Sospeter Muhongo.THE 300bn/- removed from the Tegeta Escrow account at the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) and paid to IPTL was not public funds as Tanesco had a debt for power that the independent producer had been churning out and providing since 2007, the National Assembly was told.

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Heated debate rages on it in the House

Mr Tundu Lissu (Iramba East-Chadema)A HEATED debate on the contested transfer of monies from the Tegeta Escrow account in Bank of Tanzania (BoT) custody to the Pan African Power Solutions (PAP) dominated the evening session of the National Assembly, with one after the other among the chosen contributors offering mixed opinion.

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Stop invading military land, public urged

The Minister for Defence and Security, Dr Hassan Mwinyi.THE public has been warned against encroaching land or areas belonging to the army, especially where the forces conduct military exercises.

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13 killed in Tanga highway horror

AT least 13 people have died and 19 others have been seriously injured in a road accident that occurred at Mkanyageni- Darajani, Muheza District in Tanga Region.

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Civil servants urged to brace for civic poll challenges

CIVIL servants working under the Ministry of Regional Administration and Local Government meeting here for three days, have been urged to prepare themselves for challenges likely to crop up as the country moves towards a series of political elections.

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Govt to rehabilitate Ifakara-Madeke road

THE government recognises the importance of the 221km Ifakara Mlimba-Madeke road in the development of Morogoro and Njombe regions and the nation at large.

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REA to connect 800 Iringa rural residents to power

The Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals, Mr Charles Kitwanga.MORE than 800 people from Lumuli, Kiwere and Maguliwa wards in Iringa rural district, Iringa Region will be connected to electric next year, under the Rural Energy Agency (REA).

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Call for unveiling of fund’s financial accounts

COUNCILLORS from Sumbawanga Municipal Council, Rukwa Region, have called on the Mwalimu Nyerere Fund’s leadership to submit its financial and narrative reports regarding the over 1bn/- contributed during a recent fund-raiser in Dar es Salaam.

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