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TRA launch Tax Competitions in secondary schools

TRA launch Tax Competitions in secondary schools

KATARE MBASHIRU 03 DECEMBER 2016 THE Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) yesterday launched the Secondary Schools Tax Clubs Competition for Dar es Salaam and Coast regions that aims at preparing students on matters of tax compliance. TRA Director of Education and Taxpayer Services, Mr Richard Kayombo launched the competition at Shaaban Robert Secondary School in Dar [&hellip

Korea plans energy centre in Arusha

Korea plans energy centre in Arusha

ANNE ROBI 03 DECEMBER 2016 THE government of South Korea is planning to open a centre for renewable energy technology at Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology in Arusha with the aim of developing energy solutions in the country. Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Dr Juliana Pallangyo, made [&hellip

Private firms banned from printing books

Private firms banned from printing books

DAILY NEWS REPORTER 03 DECEMBER 2016 PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has banned private companies from publishing textbooks as one of the measures to ensure provision of quality education in the country. The Premier was speaking to Arusha City Council’s teachers during his ongoing working visit in the region. He said the government has instructed Tanzania [&hellip

600k could face severe water crisis in eastern Ukraine

600k could face severe water crisis in eastern Ukraine

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has warned that about 600,000 impoverished people in eastern Ukraine could face a severe water and power crisis this winter following a move by Kiev to cut off supplies. Alexander Hug of the OSCE’s special monitoring mission for Ukraine said on Friday that the situation was [&hellip

Europol warns about more terror threats by Daesh

Europol warns about more terror threats by Daesh

The European Union’s law enforcement agency has published a report outlining the high probability of more attacks by the Takfiri Daesh terrorists in some European countries. In a report released on Friday, Europol warned that EU countries participating in the so-called US-led coalition purportedly fighting Daesh in Syria and Iraq are most susceptible to the [&hellip

Another RwandA? U.N. Warns Of Genocide Risk In South Sudan

Another RwandA? U.N. Warns Of Genocide Risk In South Sudan

United Nations officials have warned that the conditions are being created for a genocide in South Sudan similar to that which took place in Rwanda in 1994, when some 800,000 people were killed. A U.N. human rights commission that has traveled around South Sudan for 10 days reported its findings on Wednesday. The commission chair, [&hellip

Rwandan Tribunal Charges ex-Military Officer Over Genocide.

Rwandan Tribunal Charges ex-Military Officer Over Genocide.

A Rwandan military tribunal began hearings on Thursday against a former army officer deported from Canada last month to face charges over Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. Jean Claude Seyoboka is accused of genocide, planning genocide, and murder and rape as crimes against humanity. He was a second lieutenant in the army when unknown gunmen shot down [&hellip

Tanks deployed as militias clash in Libya’s capital; 8 dead.

Tanks deployed as militias clash in Libya’s capital; 8 dead.

Heavily armed militias clashed in neighborhoods across the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Thursday, leaving at least eight fighters dead, according to the state-run Lana news agency. Tanks and convoys of militiamen streamed into the streets, and witnesses reported gunfire in southern, central, and western districts in Tripoli. Resident Mohammed Makki told The Associated Press [&hellip

Nigeria Protests Over Biafra Activist’s Arrest.

Nigeria Protests Over Biafra Activist’s Arrest.

Hundreds of people in southern Nigeria have been protesting about the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu, an activist who supports the creation of a breakaway state of Biafra. The director of banned Radio Biafra was arrested last month and is still being held despite a court order to free him, his mainly ethnic Igbo supporters [&hellip

Trump chooses James Mattis for US secretary of defense.

Trump chooses James Mattis for US secretary of defense.

US President-elect Donald Trump has announced that retired Marine General James Mattis, an outspoken critic of the Iran’s nuclear agreement, will serve as his secretary of defense. “We are going to appoint ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as our secretary of defense. But we’re not announcing it until Monday so don’t tell anybody,” Trump told a rally [&hellip