Tanzania

World’s youngest PM takes office in Finland

Helsinki. Finland’s Sanna Marin, 34, was officially appointed as the country’s prime minister on Tuesday, becoming the world’s youngest sitting head of government.
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Finland’s Sanna Marin, world’s youngest PM

Helsinki. At 34, Sanna Marin will become the world’s youngest sitting prime minister when she is sworn in by the Finnish parliament on Tuesday, but she is far from lacking in political experience.
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LIFE & STYLE: Excessive use of cosmetics nearly cost me my life

About 18 years of using cosmetics almost cost Dr Elizabeth Kilili her life. She developed cancer and went through hell as a result.
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LIFE & STYLE: Living outside the hearing world

During the second service at Sinza Roman Catholic church on the Sunday of 20th October, a young lady who came in a bit late caught my attention.
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YOUNG CITIZEN: Children recount their memorable Arusha tour

It is end of the year and schools are closed for the end of year holidays. It’s time for children to put the books away and rest after many months of study.
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AT A CROSSROADS: Why embrace the ‘prevention is better than cure’ advice

It is very uncommon for people that I know, to visit the doctor when they are not sick. For most adults that I know, they will go to hospital when they are not sick only when they need a clean bill of health certificate maybe needed to join a college or a job with a new institution. Or for an HIV test, when one is in a serious relationship and/or wants to get married, or when one is pregnant.
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What’s instore for Barrick, Tanzania government deal

Dar es Salaam. A cloud of uncertainty surrounds the apparent frame work agreement between the government and mining giant, Barrick Corporation, nearly three months after it was made public.
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Chadema, ACT row: is there hope still for a 2020 coalition?

Dar es Salaam. The publicly exchange of barbs between leaders of the country’s two opposition parties--Chadema and ACT-Wazalendo--have cast a shadow over the prospects of the most touted coalition ahead of the 2020 General Election.
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Analysts weigh in on CCM move to grill top stalwarts

Dar es Salaam. Political analysts have warned that the decision by the ruling party CCM security and ethics committee to summon its three cadres, Yusuf Makamba, Abdulrahman Kinana and Bernard Membe may place the party at the crossroads.
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Sudan’s Bashir handed two years’ detention for graft

Khartoum. Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir was sentenced Saturday to two years’ detention in a correctional centre for corruption in the first of several cases against the ousted autocrat.
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Gratifying season for East African court judges

Arusha. It is a happy season for the serving and recently re-assigned judges of the East African Court of Justice (EACJ).
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‘Job agents exploit employees’

Dar es Salaam. Tanzania Mines, Energy, Construction and Allied Workers Union (Tamico) has blamed employment agents for poor workers’ welfare at work places and called for government action.
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Pangolin: poachers new target

Dar es Salaam. Traders – mostly from Asian countries – who had initially ventured into the lucrative ivory trade have somewhat abruptly turned to trading in a relatively rare species of a mammal, the little-known pangolin.
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EDITORIAL: Twaweza study findings call for prompt action

Last Thursday – December 12, 2019 – The Citizen published some of the findings of a study by Twaweza that largely focused upon school attendance in Tanzania, or perhaps more accurately: non-attendance by a goodly 28 percent of primary school going-age children.
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OPINION: Chadema, Sumaye and “The floods” and the ensuing heartaches

Back in 2015, as the country was gripped with the political juggernaut that was Edward Lowassa, it seemed that every other day people outdid themselves to endorse him or pledge their support to his political cause.
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CORPORATE SUFI: Disrupting the ego to regain personal freedom

The word “ego” is from Latin, and means “the self.” To the egotist, everything revolves around the self. However, far from enhancing a person’s stature, egotism diminishes it. In fact it can become an acronym for ‘‘Edging Gifts Out’. You edge out gifts such as creativity, intuition, energy, objectiveness, wisdom and happiness.
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