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Yanga have highest league points ceiling

Yanga have highest league points ceiling

Mainland soccer title holders Young Africans have the highest ceiling of points should they post victories in the rest of their nine matches remaining on the premiership fixtures. With   38 points in hand, Yanga can attain maximum of 65 points should they display rollercoaster performance by chalking maximum points in every of their matches. [&hellip

Telecom firms warned over illegal sales tactics

Telecom firms warned over illegal sales tactics

TFC Chairman Prof Jamidu Katima Ahead of the World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD), telecommunication service providers are warned to abscond irresponsible and illegal sales tactics like imposing hidden charges and terms and conditions as well as outright charging for services not provided. The call comes from the Tanzania Consumer Forum (TCF) which has challenged telecommunication [&hellip

Police launch operation to rid Dar city centre of bodabodas

Police launch operation to rid Dar city centre of bodabodas

While Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Investment and Empowerment), Dr Mary Nagu, inaugurated an NMB backed project to issue Bodaboda (motorbikes) purchase loans to youth across the country, National Traffic Commander, Mohamed Mpinga, announced a police operation to stop bodabodas from entering the Dar es Salaam city center. He said traffic police [&hellip

Belgium extends 40bn/-for Kigoma, Dar projects

Belgium extends 40bn/-for Kigoma, Dar projects

Tanzania Finance Ministry Permanent Secretary, Dr Servacius Likwelile. Kingdom of Belgium and the Union government of Tanzania have signed a new bilateral development cooperation programme in the tune of Euro 20 million (40bn/-) to support water and agricultural sectors in the country. The agreement was signed yesterday in Dar es Salaam by the Director General [&hellip

Anti-poaching campaign gets boost

Anti-poaching campaign gets boost

In a move meant to support the anti-poaching campaign in Tanzania, Germany has donated 11 vehicles to expand surveillance and security in national parks and game reserves. The vehicles were handed over to President Jakaya Kikwete yesterday at the State House in Dar es Salaam by Africa Director for Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS) Robert Muir [&hellip

NMB now offers Bodaboda loans

NMB now offers Bodaboda loans

NMB Bank has partnered with three automobile companies to help Tanzanian youth acquire motorbikes and tricycles, commonly known as bodaboda and bajaji respectively. The move by the bank with the widest branch network in the country is in line with NMB’s commitment of bringing financial services that directly impact the lives of its customers and [&hellip

The Birth of Sayyeda Zainab (s.a.)

The Birth of Sayyeda Zainab (s.a.)

“To the clouded sky has come; a brilliant star, a sun, which where dropped on Zahra’a lap. Its light blinded even the celestial sun; for, Zeinab the radiant has at length come.” There is divergence of opinions about the birth date of Sayyeda Zainab (s.a.). Some say it was in Medina 5th of Jamadi Al-Awwal, [&hellip

Bayern oust battling Arsenal

Bayern oust battling Arsenal

Arsenal battled hard but could only draw 1-1 away to Bayern Munich, who progress to the UEFA Champions League’s last eight. The Gunners were given the runaround in a goalless first half at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night, with chances few and far between as they sought to turn around Bayern’s two-goal advantage from [&hellip

Seven-game ban for Pardew

Seven-game ban for Pardew

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has been handed a seven-match suspension and a £60,000 fine for headbutting Hull City’s David Meyler. The sanction – the heaviest imposed on a Premier League manager – was imposed by an independent regulatory commission after Pardew admitted a Football Association misconduct charge. Pardew was also warned as to his future [&hellip

‘Malaysia missing jet veered to west’

‘Malaysia missing jet veered to west’

Malaysian air force says the passenger plane that disappeared several days ago changed its course to the west over the sea. On Tuesday, a senior military officer, who has been briefed on investigations, said the aircraft had made a detour to the west after communications with civilian authorities ended. “It changed course after Kota Bharu [&hellip