83% of Midlands Retailers Comply With Kaylite Ban

[The Herald] More than 83 percent of conventional supermarkets, fast food outlets and retail shops have complied with the directive on the ban of the use of kaylite (polystyrene) food packaging. The problem is still with backyard food outlets that have…

[The Herald] More than 83 percent of conventional supermarkets, fast food outlets and retail shops have complied with the directive on the ban of the use of kaylite (polystyrene) food packaging. The problem is still with backyard food outlets that have not been complying. In an interview, Environmental Management Agency provincial manager for Midlands, Mr Milton Muusha said EMA officers were out in full force inspecting and enforcing daily to ensure compliance.

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NIMC Registered 21.4 Million Nigerians in Five Years

[This Day] The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), on Monday, announced that it has so far registered about 21.4 million Nigerians into the National Identity Database and has issued them with the National Identification Number (NIN). The ne…

[This Day] The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), on Monday, announced that it has so far registered about 21.4 million Nigerians into the National Identity Database and has issued them with the National Identification Number (NIN). The new enrolment figure was attained at September 6, 2017.

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Tucta Welcomes Move to Combine Pension Funds

[Citizen] The Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (Tucta) has welcomed the government plan of amending the Social Security Act so as to merge pension funds and to introduce unemployment benefits.

[Citizen] The Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (Tucta) has welcomed the government plan of amending the Social Security Act so as to merge pension funds and to introduce unemployment benefits.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Muhimbili Launches Initiative to Guide Visitors, Curb ‘Fake Doctors’

[Citizen] As the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) expands by putting up more complex infrastructure, patients and relatives of patients flocking to the facility may face trouble locating where to get the services and at times falling prey to the so-ca…

[Citizen] As the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) expands by putting up more complex infrastructure, patients and relatives of patients flocking to the facility may face trouble locating where to get the services and at times falling prey to the so-called fake doctors who cash in on people's ignorance and despair.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Water Project to Benefit More Than 6,000 Villagers in Iringa

[Citizen] At least 6,000 people living in Mapogolo – Idodi and Itunundu – Ikorongo villages in Iringa Region can now easily get water from wells through solar water pumping systems installed recently.

[Citizen] At least 6,000 people living in Mapogolo - Idodi and Itunundu - Ikorongo villages in Iringa Region can now easily get water from wells through solar water pumping systems installed recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tackling Malnutrition in Delta

[This Day] At the end of a policy stakeholder dialogue in Asaba, the Delta State capital, the state government admitted that the absence of nutrition in the diet of its residents demands serious and holistic actions to reverse the situation. Omon-Juliu…

[This Day] At the end of a policy stakeholder dialogue in Asaba, the Delta State capital, the state government admitted that the absence of nutrition in the diet of its residents demands serious and holistic actions to reverse the situation. Omon-Julius Onabu who covered the event, reports

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Aviation Body Backs Establishment of National Carrier

[This Day] A think-tank body known as Aviation Round Table Initiative (ARTI), has expressed support for the establishment of national carrier but noted that such airline must be fully funded by the private sector and not by government or its agencies.

[This Day] A think-tank body known as Aviation Round Table Initiative (ARTI), has expressed support for the establishment of national carrier but noted that such airline must be fully funded by the private sector and not by government or its agencies.

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