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Election: Dar voter registration starts

Voter registration in the Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) system for Dar es Salaam residents¬†sets to kick off on July 22. The process, which was last month shelved…



Malaria cases rise in June

Even if the rains have stopped malaria cases are on the rise this month, nearly doubling numbers detected in May. In June 54 cases have already been…


Fill up, ship out

Puma fuel stations in Dar are no longer just for filling up — a new pilot project with DHL Express is being rolled out at stations across…


Maggi noodles pulled from shelves

Supermarket chain Nakumatt says they’re voluntarily removing Nestle’s Maggi noodles from it’s Tanzanian stores. The move comes after regulators in India termed the product as ‘unsafe and…


Trashy Dar needs our help

Being the 12th dirtiest city is no badge of honor and Dar es Salaam needs everyone’s help to change, says public advocacy group Nipe Fagio. “Dar has…


Prices jump at the pump

Prices at the pump have jumped in June, the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) has announced. The price of petrol and diesel are both up…



Bongoyo, Mbudya back in business

Just how much trash washed up on Bongoyo and Mbudya islands over the rainy season? Over 2,100 kilograms of inorganic waste was removed from the DSM Marine…