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Caesarean cases increase in Dar maternity wards

Research obtained from the Muhimbili National Hospital  indicates a significant increase in CS in TanzaniaTANZANIA conducts a high number of caesarean births that exceed the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended rates, a scientific research at the National referral hospital indicates.


Media challenged to uphold ethical, key principles

Tanzania Standard Newspapers Ltd (TSN) journalist, Peti Siyame (right), receives a certificate from Acting Director of Hakielimu, Godfrey Bonaventura after he was nominated for the Excellence in Journalism Awards Tanzania (EJAT) under the education category. The award ceremony was held in Dar es Salaam on Friday. (Photo by Staff Photographer)THE Vice-President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal, has urged the media to adhere to ethics and work professionally ahead of the general election slated for October, this year.


Kilimanjaro hit by bilharzia, worm-related diseases

Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Leonidas GamaKILIMANJARO region is badly hit by worms and bilharzia diseases that affect many of its residents, with 57,014 people who visited health facilities last year were found to have contracted either of them.


Immigration Department inaugurates office on Isles

AS Tanzanians mark the 51st anniversary of the Union today, Immigration S e r v i c e s Department (ISD) which falls under the Union matters is progressing well, but still faces multiple challenges, Mr Sylvester Ambokile, the Principal Commissioner (PC) of Immigration Services has said.


Plot sellers at Mabwepande to face legal action

MABWEPANDE-Mji Mwema residents in Kinondoni District, Dar es Salaam Region may face legal action if they dare sell plots allocated to them few years ago.


New technology set to benefit customers

UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) has launched its U-Mobile service in Tanzania, which will enable customers to acquire banking services on their mobile phones or electronic devices.


Girls sharpened on Proposed Constitution involvement

MORE than 100 girls who benefited from a two-day training session on details of a Proposed Constitution have suggested effective involvement of local area leaders in dissemination of information.


Online food delivery firm designs new website

HELLOFOOD, an online food delivery company and its affiliated brands Foodpanda and Delivery Club have launched a newly redesigned website that caters more for customer needs.


Commission issues recommendations for protecting people with albinism

THE Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG) has issued a dozen recommendations to various stakeholders for ending violence against persons with albinism in the country.