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2 hrs ago | International Business Times

5 Most Breathtaking Sunsets In The World

The sunset in Italy features a vast field of wheat, with villas and old palazzos. The ocean is also just beyond the cliff.

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4 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

State's Rose On Benefits Of Space Security For African Development

Remarks by Frank A. Rose Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania It is an honor to be here at COSTECH and to have the opportunity to speak with you. This is my first time visiting Tanzania, so it is a real pleasure to be with you today.

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8 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence conducts successful ministry fair

Learning about the New Providence Crop Walk at Faith Lutheran's Ministry Fair are, Kelsey O'Connor of Fanwood, Josie Kwan and Jackie Spero, both of Berkeley Heights. On Sunday, Sept.

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12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Lack of Financial Access Holds Back MSMEs Growth

THE large size of unbankable micro small and medium enterprises remains to be a major impediment that holds back the sector's contribution to economic growth as well as efforts to lift masses from abject poverty. Figures from the Ministry of Industry and Trade shows that there are about 3.5 million SMEs in the country but the number has never been turned into an investment opportunity by the financial institutions whose core business is lending.

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19 hrs ago | Capital Ethiopia

Tax incentives to attract FDI, harming developing economies

Corporations evade tax worth $160 bln annually Developing economies are suffering greatly from tax incentives they offer to international companies to attract investment in their respective countries. According to the Trade and Development Report, 2014: Global Governance and Policy Space for Development; the current structure of the global economy is making it difficult for developing countries to expand government revenues and to choose their tax structure.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Mtwara Port for Major Expansion

TANZANIA Port Authority is planning intensive expansion of Mtwara port so as to increase the harbour's cargo handling capacity. Speaking to the journalists from Tanzania and Uganda who visited the port to see how it manages heavy cargo, Mtwara port manager, Mr Musiba Fikili, said the port is managing well even with the increased cargo as a result of gas and oil exploration.

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Tanzania: Military Training Facility Set to Open in Tengeru Area

President Jakaya Kikwete has assured members of the armed forces that he will exert pressure to ensure that the ongoing construction of the Duluti Commander's Staff College in Tengeru speeds up and be completed in time. Addressing army officers and personnel in Langalurusu wilderness of Monduli District during a special military exercise to mark 50 years of the Tanzania People's Defence Forces, the Head of State last week explained that the way forward now is to ensure that the country's army gets smaller but with advanced technology, modern weaponry and highly skilled personnel well equipped to tackle modern challenges in defending the country, its people, and their properties as well as maintaining peace around the globe.

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AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: Shein Commends World Bank

ZANZIBARIS are happy with the social and economic developments on the Isles, President Ali Mohamed Shein said this on Saturday, attributing the progress to the good relations between World Bank and the United Republic of Tanzania. "We have benefitted from World Bank's support in various areas of development.

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Tanzania: Prof Pais - Concerted Efforts Needed to Tackle Cancer

MABIBO Beer Wines and Spirits Limited is expanding its network of provision of social services to the people. This time around the company is focusing on health sector.The company recently invited an Indian specialist on breast cancer, Prof Antony Pais, to come to Tanzania and assess the seriousness of the disease countrywide.

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Tanzania: BRELA in Mbeya to Promote Image

THE Business Registrations and Licensing Agency is in Mbeya for a week-long awareness campaign starting today on the services they offer. The Agency's Chief Executive Officer and Registrar of Companies, Mr Frank Kanyusi Frank said in Dar es Salaam over the weekend they were conducting awareness campaign to make themselves known.

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Tanzania: Users of Fake Academic Transcripts Under Fire

THE Inspector General of Police , Mr Ernest Mangu, has issued a stern warning to members of public against processing and use of fake academic transcripts or identification. Closing the initial training for Police and Immigration trainees at Tanzania Police College here on Friday, Mr Mangu said the untoward conduct is taking shape in some sections of the society, within and outside education institutions and it must be stopped.

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Wentworth Signs Long-term Gas Sales Agreement for Mnazi Bay and Msimbati Gas Fields Tanzania

Wentworth, the Oslo Stock Exchange and AIM listed independent, East Africa-focused oil & gas company, announces that it has signed a gas sales and purchase agreement with TPDC, along with Mnazi Bay license partners Maurel et Prom and Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation .The Mnazi Bay GSA covers the long-term sale of natural gas from the Mnazi Bay and Msimbati fields in southern Tanzania to the Government owned and operated Mtwara to Dar es Salaam pipeline and Madimba central processing facility , which is currently under construction and scheduled for completion and commissioning in Q1 2015.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Tanzania: TASAF Programmes in Zanzibar Impress Donors

ZANZIBAR has been recording admirable increase of mothers and children attending hospitals, an admirable achievement in the implementation of the third phase of Tanzania Social Action Fund projects in Zanzibar. In a mission to evaluate the impact of the project in Muyuni- B village, South Unguja region in Zanzibar, officers from TASAF and development partners heard beneficiaries and authorities testify to have benefited from the programme.

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Tanzania: JK, WB for Private Sector Growth

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has outlined areas the government will work on decisively to improve the business environment in the country for fast private sector development and job creation. He mentioned the recommended priority areas that need action for businesses to flourish as taxes, bureaucracy, corruption, skills shortage and land.

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Tanzania: TFF - National Stadium Ready for E-Tickets Use

THE Tanzania Football Federation has declared that the electronic ticket system is ready for use, after several stakeholders underwent training at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Saturday. According to the TFF Director of Competition, Boniface Wambura, participants in the training were drawn from, among others, officials of the Dar es Salaam Regional Football Association , match supervisors, journalists as well as the venue manager, stewards and TFF security officials.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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Tanzania : World Bank Managing Director Visits Zanzibar

She will see firsthand the ongoing Bank-financed upgrading and rehabilitation of s development through various projects in urbanization and education and Mrs. Mulyani s visit aims to underpin the Bank s commitment as a partner in achieving the development goals spelled out in Mkakati wa Kukuza Uchumi na Kupunguza. Umasikini Zanzibar .

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Random thoughts on the long road down Tanzania coastline

When in the middle of covering 550 kilometres on the road in a Coaster bus packed with 24 people, the mind gets to a point when it goes to this place and that to cope with the seemingly endless ride. Travelling on Tanzanian roads, like elsewhere in much of our continent, is more hair-raising than thrilling.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Tanzania: Dar in 'Rapid Development' Mode

TANZANIA has achieved commendable progress in socio- economic development although concerted efforts are needed to achieve the goal of becoming a middle income country by 2025. Addressing delegates attending the Third National Conference organised by the Economic and Social Research Foundation , President Jakaya Kikwete said although the country has recorded impressive economic growth rates, it has not resulted into equal increase in income at the individual levels.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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Tanzania: Tarime - Hearts Bleed for Accident Victims

The life of Mwita Jackson Kambarage was rudely cut short at the prime age of 27 last week. Mwita, a resident of Tarime in Mara Region is among 37 people killed in a tragic accident that involved two buses and a private car in Butiama last week.

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Tanzania: Pushing for Prudent Policies Ahead of Discovery of Oil Deposits

TANZANIA would opt for Production Sharing Agreements if and when the country discovers oil, the government has said. In PSA, the state remains the owner of the oil and gas and the foreign companies act as a contractor.

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