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Prices of rice, beans, maize flour and various other major foodstuffs in Dar es Salaam markets have inexplicably skyrocketed in recent weeks, according to a survey by this paper. Traders blame the situation mainly on transport problems due the ongoing rains, while consumers are baffled as to why there is no relief despite steep drop in oil prices. (Photo: Selemani Mpochi)
Rains blamed for skyrocketing of food prices.
With supplies limited, food prices have shot up drastically in recent weeks and traders blame the ongoing rains for damaging most rural roads.   A survey conducted by The Guardian across various food outlets in Dar es Salaam including the Buguruni, Tandika, Tandale markets,.
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Commuter, upcountry buses to strike again.
Commuter and upcountry buses all over the country have threatened to suspend offering services on claims that government had not yet addressed their concerns.   The drivers for both commuter and upcountry buses also suspended  to offer services on April 11, this year to.
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