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TANZANIA has to cough up some 300bn/- to reinsure entities abroad while retaining just 400bn/- annually. In cutting down the figure and boost the retention ratio, the Tanzania Insurance Regulatory Authority (TIRA) has issued Circular No. 55/2017 effective first day of January, next year (01-01-2018), setting out conditions for dealing with foreign reinsurers and brokers.
BLOOD testing services at the National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS) may soon become automated, a move expected to address human errors and improve efficiency, it has been learnt.
… so declares TPDF, after 14 soldiers were killed and 44 were wounded in DRC
THE TANZANIA People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) has emphatically vowed that last week’s attack on Tanzanian peacekeepers in DR Congo won’t dishearten them, but had on the contrary energized their zeal, bravery and commitment in discharging their duties.
THE Kilimanjaro Marathon is here again and this time it is expected to be bigger and more exciting as more than 10,000 local and foreign runners compete for supremacy in the muchawaited event recognized by the World’s governing athletics body, (IAAAF).
IN this article, I share with you recent findings of a cohort study that has been published in the New England Journal of Medicine so as to provide you with the benefits of new evidence-based HIV intervention measures.
KARATU District Commissioner Theresia Mahongo has vowed to use any legal means possible to eliminate child marriages in her district citing dangerous underage pregnancies, lost opportunities for education and other disadvantages that confront victims.
THE presence of friendly facilities for disabled persons in schools, just as in any other institution, is extremely important if the society genuinely want to provide right to education to all children including the disadvantaged ones and all to enjoy studies.
THE domestic debt stock has increased by 24 per cent to 12.37tri/- in a year ending September from 10.01tri/-. The Central Bank's monthly economic review for October showed that treasury borrowed through the government securities—Treasury bills and bonds—issued in September for budget financing.
TRADERS and service providers have been given three months ultimatum to submit consumer contracts or face the music. The contract is a legally binding agreement between traders and the consumer concerning the sale of goods or the supply of services - with or without goods.
HEARING of a criminal case facing eleven prominent Arusha and Dar es Salaam businesspersons accused of conspiracy, forgery and theft of $1,057,850.64 has failed to commence.
FORMER Chama Cha Mapinduzi youth wing (UVCCM) Chairman, Sadifa Juma Khamis was yesterday charged with two counts of providing transport fare and soft drinks to fifteen members of the wing’s general assembly.
A POLICE officer was shot dead by a hardcore bandit in Butiama District in Mara Region on Sunday afternoon, the Regional Police Commander (RPC) Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Jafari Mohamed confirmed on Monday.
HAVING had a successful copyright system in operation for the last 23 years, means the Namibian Society of Authors and Composers of Music (NASCAM), have gained some experiences on how best to tackle this sensitive issue, within the Creative Industry (CI).
AT Independence, in 1961, Tanganyika did not have a single mental case associated with drug abuse. Mental cases that prevailed were few and far between and these stemmed from natural causes. The few hospitals mainly handled illnesses such as malaria and typhoid.
THROUGHOUT the price boom of the 2000s, extractive resources (mining, oil and gas) were seen as assets that African governments needed to leverage more effectively for development outcomes.