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News Tanzania: Tanzania's Magufuli Denies ‘Missing’ Millions Saga

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/view/group/main/main/id/00060445.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

A week after controller and auditor general released the 2016/17 report, opposition party Alliance for Change and Transparency has written to the Speaker of the national assembly demanding a probe into how the "missing" U.S.$440 million was spent.

News Tanzania: Triassic Reptile from Tanzania Finally Gets Scientific Name: Mandasuchus tanyauchen

News channel or source: http://www.sci-news.com/paleontology/triassic-reptile-tanzania-mandasuchus-tanyauchen-05933.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

An international team of paleontologists from the Natural History Museum, London, the University of Birmingham and Virginia Tech has formally given an ancient carnivorous reptile a name, over several decades since its fossils were found in Tanzania.

News Tanzania: Tanzania names chairman for new mining commission

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/tanzania-mining/tanzania-names-chairman-for-new-mining-commission-idUSL8N1RV5F1
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

DAR ES SALAAM, April 18 (Reuters) - Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday appointed a chairman and commissioners for the country’s new mining commission, paving the way for the issuance of new mining licences. Africa’s fourth-largest gold ...

News Tanzania: Vodacom Tanzania bets on data and mobile money to stay on top

News channel or source: https://www.nasdaq.com/article/vodacom-tanzania-bets-on-data-and-mobile-money-to-stay-on-top-20180420-00768
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

NAIROBI, April 20 (Reuters) - Vodacom Tanzania is focusing on growing its data business, mobile payments system and cloud services to stay on top of the East African nation's competitive telecoms market, the head of the company said on Friday. Investment ...

News Tanzania: Tanzania: Actress Agnes Masogange Passes Away After Short Illness

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804201040.html
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Dar es Salaam — Popular video queen Agnes Gerald, alias Masogange, is no more. According to Roben Simwanza, a lawyer to the deceased, Masogange died on Friday April 20 around 4.00 pm. He said she was suffering from pneumonia and died while receiving ...

News Tanzania: Acacia Mining profit slides on Tanzania export ban

News channel or source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/acacia-mining-profit-slides-on-tanzania-export-ban-2018-04-19
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Acacia Mining PLC (ACA.LN) said Thursday that revenue in the first quarter of 2018 fell 33% as a continuing export ban in Tanzania affected the company's sales performance. The mining company, which operates in Tanzania and has exploration rights elsewhere ...

News Tanzania: Tanzania and the World Heritage Sites

News channel or source: http://wwf.panda.org/?uNewsID=326433
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Today is World Heritage Day or The International Day for Monuments and Sites. It was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) on 18 April 1982 and approved by the General Assembly of UNESCO in 1983. The first time this day was ...

News Tanzania: Tanzania Humanitarian Situation Report (January - February 2018)

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/united-republic-tanzania/tanzania-humanitarian-situation-report-january-february-2018
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

• With support from UNICEF, 7,065 unaccompanied and separated refugee children have been provided with psychosocial support, referrals and access to basic services based on the Best Interest Determination. • UNICEF in collaboration with partners ...

News Tanzania: Acacia Mining's first-quarter profit slumps after Tanzania tax row

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-acacia-mining-results/acacia-minings-first-quarter-profit-slumps-after-tanzania-tax-row-idUSKBN1HQ0PI
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Acacia Mining (ACAA.L) reported a near 50 percent fall in first quarter earnings on Thursday after reducing operations at its flagship gold mine in Tanzania amid a tax dispute with the government. Acacia, a unit of Canada’s Barrick ...

News Tanzania: Heavy Rain Kills 14 in Tanzania

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=27260&SEO=heavy-rain-kills-14-in-tanzania
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Dar El Salaam, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) Heavy rains that hit this capital a few days ago have killed 14 people, police sources reported today. The number of victims has increased in the last hours, added the head of the Tanzanian Police, Lazaro Mambosasa ...