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Top Guns Line Up as CCM Unveils Campaign Team.

Top Guns Line Up as CCM Unveils Campaign Team.

  Dar es Salaam. The campaign strategy for the ruling party’s candidate for the presidency, Dr John Pombe Magufuli, took shape yesterday with the unveiling of the line-up of the team that will spearhead his bid to succeed President Jakaya Kikwete. CCM named a 32-member team comprising leaders in government and party apparatchiks who will traverse [&hellip

Dar es Salaam Cholera Death toll Rises to Four.

Dar es Salaam Cholera Death toll Rises to Four.

    Dar es Salaam. At least four people have died of cholera in Dar es Salaam since the disease resurfaced in the city last weekend. Twenty-six people had been hospitalised in Kinondoni District by midday yesterday with excessive diarrhoea and vomiting, up from six patients reported on Sunday. Health authorities in Kinondoni Municipality were working to establish the [&hellip

Kikwete Assures SADC of Fair Polls.

Kikwete Assures SADC of Fair Polls.

  President  Jakaya Kikwete has assured SADC Heads of State and Government of peaceful and fair elections in Tanzania in October. In his farewell speech at the closure of the 35th summit, President Kikwete affirmed that he would do all in his power to achieve that end. He was bidding farewell to his counterparts as [&hellip

CCM Unveils 2015 ‘Winning Team’.

CCM Unveils 2015 ‘Winning Team’.

    CCM has unveiled its campaign committee comprising 32 members and led by its Secretary General, Mr Abdulrahman Kinana. It has also endorsed two candidates to vie for the Singida East and Kiteto parliamentary seats. Addressing a news conference in Dar es Salaam at which he reiterated that the ruling party will win by [&hellip

Yanga Seal Togo Defender Deal.

Yanga Seal Togo Defender Deal.

    Mainland Premier League champions Young Africans have completed the signing of Togolese international defender Vincent Bossou, as the club continues to bolster its squad ahead of the new season. Bossou had been attending trials at Yanga, who are currently camping in Mbeya region preparing for next Saturday’s Community Shield match against Azam FC [&hellip

Two Die as Cholera Recurs in Dar.

Two Die as Cholera Recurs in Dar.

  AN urgent call for preventive measures has been sounded by authorities in Dar es Salaam, both region and city, following confirmed outbreak of the deadly cholera epidemic, which has so far claimed the lives of two people in Kinondoni Municipality. According to the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Saidi Meck Sadiki, a total [&hellip

TFDA Orders 36 Products Off Market.

TFDA Orders 36 Products Off Market.

  The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has revoked the registration of 31 products ordering them off the market, following a routine surveillance which found 36 creams, lotions and gels with banned ingredients in form of steroids. Speaking during a press conference at the organisation’s premises, the TFDA Director General, Mr Hiiti Silo, said [&hellip

Party Delays to Name Its Presidential Aspirant.

Party Delays to Name Its Presidential Aspirant.

  IT was all drama on Monday when a number of people, claiming to be members of the ACT-Wazalendo party, demonstrated to the party’s headquarters in Dar es Salaam demanding Prof Kitila Mkumbo be nominated as the presidential candidate. Earlier on Monday, ACT-Wazalendo Secretary General, Mr Samson Mwigamba, collected the presidential candidate forms at the [&hellip

Bangkok Bomb Was Worst Ever Attack on Thailand, Says PM.

Bangkok Bomb Was Worst Ever Attack on Thailand, Says PM.

    Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has said the bombing of a shrine in the capital, Bangkok, on Monday was the “worst ever attack” on the country. The attack killed at least 20 people, including at least eight foreigners. Scores were injured. Mr Prayuth said the perpetrators had not been identified, but that police [&hellip

US Warns South Sudan President Salva Kiir Over Refusal to Sign Peace Deal.

US Warns South Sudan President Salva Kiir Over Refusal to Sign Peace Deal.

  The United States Monday urged South Sudan’s president to sign a peace deal with rebels within two weeks to end 20 months of brutal civil war. While rebel chief Riek Machar signed the accord, President Salva Kiir and his government did not, with a mediator saying they had “certain reservations” and would return within [&hellip