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UN, EU delegates advocate more support for all community radios.

IPPmedia - ‎16 hours ago‎
The United Nations and European Union in Tanzania have emphasised the value of community radios in rural areas and urged for their increased empowerment.
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ILO urges government, employers to protect workers' lives

IPPmedia - ‎13 hours ago‎
Director of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Country Office for Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, Alexio Musindo. (File photo).
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Plastic School Desks Delight Pinda

AllAfrica.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Zanzibar - PRIME Minister Mizengo Pinda has handed over 45 plastic school chairs and tables to Kiembesamaki Primary School in Zanzibar with a call on people to reduce relying heavily on wood in order to protect forests.
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Death toll up to 11 after police fire on protesters

The Times (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
At least two people were killed and several others wounded yesterday when police fired live ammunition and stun grenades at protesters in Burundi who were demonstrating against the president's plans to run for a third term.
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Nigerian women discuss Boko Haram ordeal

RTE.ie - ‎2 hours ago‎
Hundreds of traumatised Nigerian women and children rescued from Boko Haram Islamists have been released into the care of authorities at a refugee camp in the eastern town of Yola.
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One of Texas Gunmen Had Previously Drawn FBI's Attention

Wall Street Journal - ‎12 minutes ago‎
One of the gunmen who was shot to death by police outside an event in Texas that featured cartoon drawings of Islam's Prophet Muhammad had previously attracted the attention of federal authorities for allegedly trying to join Islamic militant groups in Africa.
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Time to end child marriage is now

IPPmedia - ‎12 hours ago‎
United Nations Women Deputy Executive Director of Policy and Programme John Hendra once said: “Child marriage violates girls' rights and undermines girls' and young women's independence and autonomy.
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EAC develops tool to harmonise regional higher education systems.

IPPmedia - ‎16 hours ago‎
The just-concluded 31st meeting of the East African Community's Council of Ministers has endorsed an East African Qualifications Framework for Higher Education as an important tool for harmonization of higher education and training systems in the region.

I'll make it to the presidency, says CUF chief Hamad

Daily News - ‎59 minutes ago‎
CIVIC United Front (CUF) Secretary General, Mr Seif Sharif Hamad, says he is highly optimistic that this year he will make it to State House as Zanzibar's 8th president since the 1964 revolution which overthrew the sultanate.

Media to sue state over Mwangosi death.

IPPmedia - ‎16 hours ago‎
Media stakeholders in the country will file a case against the government to hold it accountable for the death of Daudi Mwangosi. The call is part of the resolutions passed at the end of the two day's conference to mark the World Press Freedom Day marked at ...

Govt commends advocacy for public dialogue on natural resources management.

IPPmedia - ‎16 hours ago‎
The government has complemented organisers and participants at public seminars on natural resource management as vital forces to securing transparency and accountability in related sectors.
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Waititu wins Kabete seat with a landslide

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation - ‎5 hours ago‎
Jubilee Alliance Party (JAP) candidate Ferdinand Ndung'u Waititu is the new MP elect for Kabete constituency after garnering 24,228 votes.
Waititu in landslide victory
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Lagos records 12120 rape cases in four years

The Punch - ‎30 minutes ago‎
The Lagos State Government says it recorded no fewer than 12, 120 rape cases in the last four years. The government added that the names of 140 sex offenders had been recorded in the Sex Offenders' Register.
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John Kerry Says Kenya Has Role in Resolving Somalia, South Sudan Conflicts

NDTV - ‎5 hours ago‎
Nairobi: US Secretary of State John Kerry told Kenya on Monday it had an important role in helping resolve conflicts in South Sudan and Somalia and pledged $45 million in new aid to help it deal with 600,000 refugees.
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186300 children die from road accidents– FRSC

The Punch - ‎33 minutes ago‎
The Federal Road Safety Commission says no fewer than 186,300 children are killed globally by road accidents every year. The Zonal Commanding Officer, FRSC 2, Ojodu, Lagos, Assistant Corps Marshal Charles Akpabio, said this at an event on Monday.
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Karangi's good news for soldiers as he finally hangs up his military boots

The Standard Digital News (satire) (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Outgoing Chief of Defence Forces Julius Karangi hands over the KDF flag to his successor Gen Samson Mwathethe during the handover ceremony yesterday.
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Online publications threat to press freedom

Zambia Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The theme for this year's World Press Freedom Day was 'Media and Gender Equality in the Digital Age'. Like any other profession, journalism is dynamic.

Church Moves to Fend Off Terror Attacks

AllAfrica.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Dodoma - IN a move aimed at ensuring that churches remain safe from terror attacks, the Catholic Church here has introduced inspection system for all people entering into the church.
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Tanzanian President Kikwete chairs first meeting of UN high level panel

GlobalPost - ‎4 hours ago‎
DAR ES SALAAM, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete on Monday chaired the first meeting of United Nations Secretary-General's High Level Panel on the Global Response to Health Crises in New York.
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Grexit may be the best end for a bad marriage

The Australian Financial Review - ‎44 minutes ago‎
The relationship between the government of Greece and the rest of the eurozone increasingly resembles a bad marriage. The two sides are sick of the sight of each other.
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DSE index slips below 4000-point

Prothom Alo (English) - ‎6 hours ago‎
The share price index at the country's premier bourse Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) fell by 87 points on Monday. As a result, the market index came down below 4000 points for the first time since November 2013.

AGRA project targets private sector to curb post harvest loss

Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
MASSIVE private sector inv e s tment is required in modern technologies to curb post harvest loss of crops annually which rakes in billions of shillings.

Gas economy to boost growth, living standards

Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
GAS discovery is expected to boost the growth of the country's gross domestic product (GDP) tremendously to the extent of enabling Tanzania to be among the middle income countries within the next ten years.

We Should Use ICT to Combat Crime

AllAfrica.com - ‎14 hours ago‎
HUAWEI recently demonstrated its technological proficiency by unveiling the innovative ICT safe city solutions during a special summit in Cape Town, South Africa.
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Facebook tries to mend fences over free Internet service in India 4:52 PM EDT

Fortune - ‎1 hour ago‎
The social network's non-profit arm was criticized for only including a small number of services in the program. In response, it said it will now consider applications from all outside developers.
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Diamond thrills Dar music fans

IPPmedia - ‎12 hours ago‎
Naseeb Abdul or popularly known as 'Diamond' took hundreds of 'Bongo Flava' music fans who thronged Mlimani City auditorium in Dar es Salaam to an 'overwhelming shock' over the weekend as he staged live performance.

'Bad Gal Gone Good': 7 exclusive shots of Huddah Monroe's butt in pink lingerie

Pulse Nigeria - ‎6 hours ago‎
Petite Kenyan-Somalian Huddah Monroe is blessed with an awesome body with really perfect curves, tight abs, rounded derriere, and a large enough boob, putting her up there among the hottest.

Easy, kid-friendly recipe to make sweet treat

kfor.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
It can be tough to find a recipe that will be delicious that doesn't require a lot of adult supervision. Basic Chocolate Truffles may be just the recipe to try.
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Box Office Top 20: 'Avengers' Sequel Soars to $191.3 Million

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
LOS ANGELES - A jam-packed sports weekend didn't stop moviegoers from trekking to theaters in droves to see the Avengers sequel, which posted a massive $191.3 million North American opening, Disney said Monday.

Simba stun Azam to revive hope

Daily News - ‎10 hours ago‎
SIMBA kept alive their glimmer hopes for second-place finish after overcoming 10-man Azam FC in a gruelling Premier League encounter at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania Invaded By the Deadly Papaya Mealy Bug Disease

East African Business Week - ‎8 hours ago‎
THE FAST spreading and highly destructive papaya mealy bug has invaded Tanzania, IITA has reported. "The pest is rapidly spreading through the coastal areas of Tanzania around Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar," IITA statement posted on its website says.
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Bungee-like nerve in whales allows them to open wide to feed: UBC researchers

Vancouver Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
VANCOUVER - It takes just a few seconds for some whales to open their gigantic mouths and capture a volume of water and food equal to their own massive weight.
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Espresso? Now the International Space Station Is Fully Equipped

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
ROME - Samantha Cristoforetti had an espresso on Sunday that was out of this world, and she did it in the name of science. Ms. Cristoforetti is an astronaut, the seventh Italian and the first Italian woman to venture into orbit.
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