THE GUARDIAN

A recent survey of bankers found that more than 80 per cent expect to see commercial adoption of blockchain by 2020.There are clearly many potential uses of blockchain technology, including combating identity fraud and money laundering, improving know-your-customer systems, and speeding up cross-border payments, letters-of-credit processes and the granting of loans. File photo

16Nov 2017
The Guardian
• The financial sector is investing in blockchain, while not fully embracing it, as bankers wait to see if it’s really the future of payments
Also secure, blockchains are not held on any single server, but distributed across a global network of computers. Every time the information is amended by a user with a cryptographic code, the copies...
16Nov 2017
The Guardian
• The central bank says the NPLs ratio is likely to moderate in the near term as banks step up measures to strengthen credit risk management practices and apply various options to improve asset quality, including loan restructuring
The new levels of bad loans have had negative consequences in terms of reducing profit margins of many banks and making lenders to be extra cautious when extending credit. Reduced credit to the...

This Oromo woman lost her husband during evictions from the Somali Region and has no idea of his condition or whereabouts. Photo/IRIN

16Nov 2017
The Guardian
“They poured petrol over me then lit it,” said 28-year-old Husaida Mohammed. “They were Somali boys.”Mohammed was in a camp of about 3,500 displaced Oromo people on the...

Cameroonian refugees arriving in Cross River State. Photo/IRIN

16Nov 2017
The Guardian
Ndong took to his heels, but as he did so he could see soldiers dragging young boys from the village into a waiting van.“They [the boys] were shouting for help,” said Ndong. “One...

Memory Chitsulo (pictured left), who was pushed into prostitution after her husband left her, talks to a friend outside the bar where she works in Luchenza, Malawi. Photo/Thomson Reuters Foundation.

16Nov 2017
The Guardian
Charities in the southern African country say child brides are increasingly being pushed into prostitution as growing numbers of early marriages break down."My parents died in a bus accident...

Residents of Bujumbura demonstrate in favour of Burundi's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court in October 2017. Photo/IRIN

16Nov 2017
The Guardian
If you think pulling out of this tribunal will let you off the hook, think again.On 27 October, Burundi became the first party to withdraw from the Rome Statue, the ICC’s legal foundation.But...
16Nov 2017
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Most countries in Africa have controls against imports of what are rapidly known as GM foods, and any mention of such products in various quarters is synonymous with disaster. It is an attitude of...
16Nov 2017
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The Guardian
November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child. It is also the date in 1989 when the UN General assembly...

CEO of ASCP Blair Holladay

16Nov 2017
Henry Mwangonde
The Guardian
Three organisations namely the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Novartis from Switzerland and the American Cancer Society (ACS) announced yesterday that they would work together to...

Deputy Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Ashatu Kijaji

16Nov 2017
Felister Peter
The Guardian
Deputy Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Ashatu Kijaji made the revelation in Dodoma yesterday when responding to a question posed by Special Seats MP, Rukia Kassim Ahmed (CUF) who wanted to know...

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) director general Julius Kilaba

16Nov 2017
Henry Mwangonde
The Guardian
Speaking at the opening of the symposium which started yesterday, the deputy Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Atashasta Nditiye said Tanzania is ready to respond to cyber-attacks but...

Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC) Paul Makonda

16Nov 2017
Getrude Mbago
The Guardian
The ship carrying the specialists and all modern medical equipment is expected to dock at Dar es Salaam port on 19, November, this year.Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC) Paul Makonda said that...
16Nov 2017
The Guardian
PRESIDENT MUGABEThe wily, 93-year old Mugabe has led the once-prosperous southern African nation since independence from white minority rule in 1980, and many in the country know no other leader....

NTDs control in the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly, and Children, Dr Upendo Mwingira

16Nov 2017
Henry Mwangonde
The Guardian
The campaign, involving children from the age of five and elders, will start on November 28 and be confined to Dar es Salaam until December 3, before proceeding to other regions.It comes amidst the...

Arusha regional police commander Charles Mkumbo

16Nov 2017
Edward Qorro
The Guardian
Arusha regional police commander Charles Mkumbo said the tragedy occurred as the 11 victims believed to be tourists were flying to the Serengeti National Park from Arusha international airport...

This multi-storey building is home to the headquarters of the state-run Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco). It stands in the Ubungo reserve area of Dar es Salaam’s Morogoro Road – which is against the law. Precisely for that reason, President John Magufuli yesterday ordered that part of it be demolished to pave the way for modernisation of infrastructure at the Morogoro Road/Sam Nujoma Road intersection. Photo: Guardian Photographer

16Nov 2017
The Guardian Reporter
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Stresses respect for the ‘bomoa bomoa’ law irrespective of whether encroaching buildings are privately owned or headquarters of key state institutions
And Ministry of Water and Irrigation headquarters buildings to pave way for smooth construction of the much-awaited Ubungo Interchange in Dar es Salaam.Magufuli issued the directive yesterday while...
15Nov 2017
The Guardian Reporter
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The trained drones’ handlers would deploy their drones in the Selous Game Reserve, Biharamulo/Burigi/Kimisi, Moyowosi/Malagarasi, and Msanjesi and Lukwika/Lumesule game reserves. The training was...
15Nov 2017
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Lukaku has scored seven goals from 11 league games but has failed to find the net in the last four as United, who have lost two of their last three matches, dropped to second in the table, eight...

General Petroleum cricket team pose for picture after a recent Dar es Salaam Regional Cricket Committee (DRCC) competition's match. The outfit registered a 51-run win over Lions in the Caravans T20 tournament's match in the city early this week.

15Nov 2017
The Guardian Reporter
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General Petroleum and Estim Eleven also had the last laugh in their respective matches against Lions and Telugu Stars at the venue the same day.Annadil Burhani won the toss and opted to bat, posting...

UGANDA coach, Matia Lule

15Nov 2017
The Guardian
The East African nation have been invited as guests to the Southern African championship and will bring their own style to what has been a hugely competitive tournament in the recent past.‘The...

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