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Don stresses need for confidence in business

Don stresses need for confidence in business

Business knowledge, skills and confidence are best tools for winning market competition in and outside the country, Head of Marketing Department at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) Dr Issack Allan has said. Marketers need to adopt new approaches of communication to meet demands of their customers that keep changing, Allan said at the [&hellip

‘Take measures to end religious tension’

‘Take measures to end religious tension’

The government has been advised to take appropriate measures to put an end to religious tension so as to protect the image of the country currently being damaged by some groups of people who use religion as an umbrella to run their dirty politics. The advice was given yesterday by the President of a Swedish [&hellip

Poor sanitation costs Tanzania 301bn/- yearly

Poor sanitation costs Tanzania 301bn/- yearly

The World Bank-supported Water and Sanitation Programme (WSP) shows that Tanzania’s economy loses 301bn/- (approximately US$206m) every year due to poor sanitation. A World Bank statement made available to this paper at the weekend, said: “We have to fix sanitation if we want to end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost the incomes of the [&hellip

Water theft crackdown nets 8 more in Dar

Water theft crackdown nets 8 more in Dar

The Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Company (Dawasco) in collaboration with the Ministry of Water and police yesterday arrested eight people for illegal water connections in a crackdown carried out at Kibamba Mji Mpya in the city. Several other people involved in the malpractice were reported to have fled their homes for fear of [&hellip

Mancini: Manchester United deserve title

Mancini: Manchester United deserve title

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says Manchester United deserve to win the Premier League. United will regain the title if they manage to beat Aston Villa atOld Trafford on Monday. “They deserve to win this title because we lost a lot of points in games we didn’t deserve to lose,” said Mancini after City’s 3-1 [&hellip

Suarez apologises to Ivanovic

Suarez apologises to Ivanovic

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has apologised for his “inexcusable behaviour” after biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. The incident occurred in the second half of Liverpool’s 2-2 draw against Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday. “I’ve spoken to Ivanovic on the phone and I could apologise directly to him,”  Suarez tweeted. “Thanks for accepting.” In an earlier [&hellip

Nokia blames competition for sales plunge

Nokia blames competition for sales plunge

Nokia’s share price tumbled by more than 11% after it posted a big fall in quarterly sales and blamed strong competition. Poor sales of Nokia’s basic phones overshadowed a stronger performance from its Lumia smartphones in the first quarter. Nokia, which has fallen behind Samsung and Apple in the smartphone race, said it sold 5.6 [&hellip

Over 11,000 injured in China quake

Over 11,000 injured in China quake

The death toll in the Chinese earthquake is expected to rise above 200 today as rescuers find more bodies under rubble. More than 11,000 people are confirmed to have been injured after the earthquake struck China’s Sichuan province. Chinese news agency Xinhua said the quake, measured at varying magnitudes between 6.6 and 7.0, struck at [&hellip

Italians reject Napolitano’s reelection

Italians reject Napolitano’s reelection

Italians in Rome protest against the reelection of Giorgio Napolitano as president, April 21, 2013. Giorgio Napolitano is the first president in Italy’s history to be asked to serve a second term. Thousands of Italians have protested in the capital, Rome, against the re-election of President Giorgio Napolitano, saying he does not represent the people [&hellip

Journalist gunned down in Mogadishu

Journalist gunned down in Mogadishu

Unknown gunmen have shot and killed a Somalia journalist in the capital Mogadishu in the latest of a string of fatal attacks targeting members of media in the country. The journalist, Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh, worked for state television and Radio Mogadishu and was on his way home from work when he was attacked, the nation’s [&hellip