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CCM party confirms VP Dr Mpango, swearing in tomorrow

✳ Mpango’s Career ▪ 1980-1980 Public relations assistant, National Provident Fund ▪ 1980-1981 Research assistant, Elimu Supplies Ltd ▪ 1984-1988 Economist, Ministry of Labor ▪ 1988-2002 Economics Lecturer Dar-es-Salaam University ▪ 2002-2006 Senior Economist World Bank ▪ 2007-2009 Economic advisor to the President, President’s Office ▪ 2009-2010 Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry …

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The United States returns to Africa

  After Trump’s insults and detachment, the Biden administration is crafting a new, more engaged approach to the continent | LYNSEY CHUTEL | From expletive-laden rants at the start of his presidency to allowing corruption to run rampant as one of his last foreign-policy acts, former U.S. President Donald Trump’s …

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UN seeks aid workers caught up in Mozambique

Maputo, Mozambique | XINHUA |  The United Nations is trying to contact humanitarian workers caught up in Mozambique attacks while on stand-by to aid residents of Palma town, a UN spokesman said on Thursday. “We always make sure that our presence on the ground, our staff and related aid workers, …

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Catholic Church gets investment boost from US Govt

A US Govt $20 million loan will help Catholic Church support development activities in sub-Saharan Africa 📌 Missio Invest Current Footprint ▪ Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, Nigeria, Tanzania 📌Near-term Expansion ▪ Ghana, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Cote D’Ivoire, The Gambia, New York, US | THE INDEPENDENT | Missio Invest, an impact investor that provides …

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Sudan gets Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines boost

China-donated Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Sudan Khartoum, Sudan | XINHUA | A batch of China’s Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines, donated by the Chinese government to Sudan, arrived here on Friday. The batch was received at the Khartoum International Airport by Chinese Ambassador to Sudan Ma Xinmin, Chairman of Sudan’s Higher …

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Tanzania says bye to former President Magufuli

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | XINHUA |  Tanzania on Friday held a burial ceremony for former President Magufuli in his native town of Chato in Geita region with full military honors mounted by the Tanzania People’s Defense Forces. Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan, along with various dignitaries, including former Presidents …

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