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Task force to probe illegal sugar market

Task force to probe illegal sugar market

                                                                                                     Sugar Only a day after The Guardian publicised the dire condition of the domestic sugar industry, the government has announced formation of a task force to investigate illegal sugar imports which are running local producers and distributors out of business with the influx of unchecked and untaxed sugar that they sell at throw away [&hellip

TFDA ban on sale of drugs, cosmetics on buses ignored

TFDA ban on sale of drugs, cosmetics on buses ignored

                                                   TFDA Public Relations Officer, Gaudensia Simwanza Tanzania Foods and Drug Authority (TFDA) has urged the public to stop from buying banned medicines and cosmetics being sold in buses, trains and [&hellip

We have enough food – ministry

We have enough food – ministry

Karimu Mtambo, Director of National Food Security in the Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives The Director of National Food Security in the Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives Karimu Mtambo has announced that Tanzania has sufficient food stocks and in fact several regions have registered surplus produce. He mentioned the regions with [&hellip

Morogoro court moves Ponda case to Sept 16

Morogoro court moves Ponda case to Sept 16

                                                                                 Sheikh Ponda Isa Ponda Morogoro Resident Magistrate Court yesterday brought up for mention the case [&hellip

FCC cracks down on ‘counterfeits’

FCC cracks down on ‘counterfeits’

  Seizes goods worth 44m/- from 26 Dar shops                                                                      Fair Competition Commission (FCC) The Fair Competition Commission (FCC) has seized counterfeit goods estimated to be worth over 44m/- during an operation to nab culprits in shops and private owned premises in various areas of Dar es Salaam Region. The operation was conducted between July and [&hellip

Share buying is profitable-DC

Share buying is profitable-DC

                                                  Munasa Nyirembe, Arumeru District Commissioner Arumeru District Commissioner, Munasa Nyirembe has urged Tanzanians to buy shares and invest in non-transferrable properties such as land and real estate investments. DC Munasa made the remarks here when lanching the newly established Mapambano Savings and Credit Co-operatives (SACCOs), which has more than 150 members from Arumeru and [&hellip

Anti-poaching campaigners complete their march today

Anti-poaching campaigners complete their march today

                                Lazaro Nyalandu , Deputy Minister for Tourism and natural Resources The Deputy Minister for Tourism and natural Resources, Lazaro Nyalandu will today lead Dar es Salaam residents to welcome anti-poaching campaigners. The group has walked 650 km from Arusha to Dar es Salaam in 19 days. The march named walk for elephant and has [&hellip

Landslide kills eight in eastern Mexico

Landslide kills eight in eastern Mexico

A landslide on a road in Mexican state of Hidalgo claimed the lives of seven people on May 28, 2013. At least eight people have been killed after mud and sand slid off the side of a hill in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz following days of heavy rain, authorities say. The landslide occurred [&hellip

Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria

Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria

Boko Haram militants (file photo) Ten Boko Haram militants have been killed in an operation carried out by the Nigerian army in the northeastern restive state of Borno. The Nigerian military said on Wednesday that the armed forces had ruined two militant camps following clashes with “fleeing Boko Haram terrorists” in the Konduga area late [&hellip

Russia’s Putin slams US president remarks on Syria

Russia’s Putin slams US president remarks on Syria

US President Barack Obama (L) is welcomed by Russian President Vladimir Putin upon arrival in St. Petersburg, September 5, 2013 Russian President Vladimir Putin has censured remarks by US President Barack Obama about Americans being ‘exceptional.’ Putin wrote in an article published by the New York Times on Wednesday, “It is extremely dangerous to encourage [&hellip