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16. Dar bank Introduces SMEs Centre.
  Thursday, September 15, 2016  by Admin

Stanbic Bank has launched a new centre which offers full range of banking services to SME’s to provide more convenient services to entrepreneurs.

The new centre dubbed Enterprise Direct,comes up with a wide range of value added features which will make it easier for clients, especially the medium sized enterprises or SME’s to make deposits wherever they are.

“The focus is on migrating clients to digital self-service channels to make it easier for the customers to transact,” Stanbic Bank’s Head of Enterprise Banking, Christopher Gilbert Mlay, said in a statement.

17. Tourism Industry Booms Despite New Tax
  Thursday, September 15, 2016  by Admin

Tourism prospectus looks brighter even after recent introduction of the Value Added Tax (VAT) on tourism services, with an increased revenue and tourist arrivals, according to a new report.

The report by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism shows that revenue from the sector increased by 17 per cent between June and August, this year, marking a positive trend that counters the recent notion from stakeholders, including legislators that VAT in tourism services would negatively affect the sector.

According to the report, earnings from the sector rose to 67.87bn/- between June and August, this year, up from 57.96bn/- collected during the same period last year.

18. Inflation Decreases Below 5 Percent.
  Friday, September 09, 2016  by Admin

The annual headline inflation for August has declined compared to the previous month on account of lower food and fuel prices.

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Director of Population, Census and Social Statistics, Mr Ephraim Kwesigabo, said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that inflation fell to 4.9 percent year-on-year last month from 5.1 percent in July.

He said the month-on-month headline inflation rate went down 0.2 per cent in August from an increase of 0.03 per cent a month ago. The overall index went up to 103.28 in August from 98.49 recorded in August 2015.

19. Lack of Guidelines Delays Property Tax Collection
  Friday, September 09, 2016  by Admin
  The government decided that beginning this financial year, collection of property tax collection will be undertaken by TRA instead of the Local Government Authorities.

This is according to a briefing given to Mwanza Regional Commissioner (RC) John Mongela who made a familiarisation tour at the TRA regional office on Wednesday. Mongela said TRA start collecting property tax as per government directives.

“We are all aware of the government push in ensuring internal revenue is collected, including property tax previously collected by the municipal and town councils,” he said. He said his office will immediately communicate with TRA headquarters on the delay as there is no official statement.

20. TANZANIA: Recent Media engagement suggest Tanzania ranks higher than the average of sub-Saharan African countries in Governance
  Monday, November 02, 2015  by Admin
  A recent media engagement between media practitioners in Tanzania, the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), and the Economic and Social Research Foundation (ESRF) has indicated that Tanzania ranks higher than the average of sub-Saharan African countries in Governance.
21. Government challenges law enforcers on environment
  Monday, June 08, 2015  by Admin
  The government has challenged the law enforcers to ensure that laws governing environmental conservation are observed. Acting Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner, Raymond Mushi made the remark over the weekend in the City during the commemoration of the World Environment Day.
22. Now SUA urged to promote organic agriculture efforts
  Monday, June 08, 2015  by Admin
  The Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) has been urged to augment efforts to promote organic agriculture. An official from the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD), Mwatima Juma, stressed that SUA should play a leading role in promoting organic agriculture by providing education on the subject.
23. Govt challenged on HIV free generation
  Monday, June 08, 2015  by Admin
  The government has been challenged to come up with a strategy that would make prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) services to be sustainable. The EGPAF’s Arusha regional PMTCT coordinator, Angelina Kanuya disclosed this when speaking to journalists here on the achievement of the programme since started in 2012.
24. Transform community’s living standards, graduates urged
  Tuesday, November 25, 2014  by Admin
  GRADUATES from different universities in the country have been urged to apply their knowledge in daily lives, by being aggressive and creative to come up with social economic development projects, in order to transform the community’s living standards.
25. Moshi central market needs urgent repairs, CCM urges
  Tuesday, November 25, 2014  by Admin
  CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) in Kilimanjaro Region has directed the government in the region to speed up revovation of the central market in Moshi town, in order to serve better the general public in the area.
26. Ministries told to work on improving farming
  Tuesday, November 25, 2014  by Admin
  FOR agriculture to make a turning point in the country’s economy all ministries need to work together towards implementing cross cutting projects.
27. TRA directed to address glitches in new custom clearance system
  Tuesday, November 25, 2014  by Admin
  Commisionner General of Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has been ordered to resolve without fail, all challenges brought up by clients over the new custom clearance system at the Dar es Salaam Port.
28. Cashew nut farmers urged to open bank accounts to ease transactions
  Thursday, November 20, 2014  by Admin
  Cashew nut farmers have been urged to open bank accounts to avoid unnecessary disturbances when receiving their payments. The call was sounded on Tuesday in the House, by deputy minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Godfrey Zambi when responding to a supplementary question put forward by Jerome Bwanausi (Lulindi, CCM).
29. Improvements in public service appealing, says minister
  Thursday, November 20, 2014  by Admin
  THE Government has taken a number of steps to retain employees in the public sector that includes using medium term policy pay and public service and incentive policy whose objectives is to improve the welfare of civil servants to attract more people to join the civil service.
30. State keen on ensuring cyber security
  Thursday, November 20, 2014  by Admin
  IN a move to fight cyber crime and protect citizens from falling prey to cyber criminals, the government will next year table in Parliament three bills whose aim is to ensure protect electronic transactions and personal data information as well as ensure security.

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