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The president, the rainmaker and the hip-hop star

JK is travelling too much. He must cut back! So states one of the parliamentarians in Tanzania, echoing concern that President Jakaya Kikwete is globetrotting aimlessly writes Rose Thuo.

A tale of a curfew and a documentary movie

Dar residents will no longer be able to enjoy a riveting game of pool long into the night. The Government has issued a curfew. The government directive says the game attracts idlers and those inclined to conspiring to break the law writes Rose Thuo.

Raining on Tanzania’s electricity parade

Following the recent drought, power rationing has become the norm in Tanzania. But the irony is that every time the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) announces that it will begin the 12-hour daily rationing, it begins to rain for weeks writes Anne Mucheke.

Re-branding in the 21st century

Yet, there remains a case for re-branding especially in the wake of mergers and acquisitions where companies see the need to consolidate their products to reflect their new ownership writes Anne Mucheke.





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