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Hard climb to beat malaria

The tools to fight the malaria may have improved, but only sustained efforts will totally eliminate it, not just intermittent interventions.

Tanzania witchcraft protest turns violent, four killed

Four people have been killed in Tanzania in clashes between police and thousands of demonstrators angry at a spate of alleged witchcraft killings.

Malnutrition kills millions a year

Survey by Save the Children highlights the devastating effects of malnutrition and predicts a disaster if the situation isn't remedied.

Remittance fees punish poor Africans

The World Bank has identified South Africa and Tanzania as having some of the highest costs for remittance payments in the world.

Tanzania president sees better inflation by June 2012

Tanzania expects its inflation rate to fall to single digits by June from 19.2% it was at in November, also hoping for 7% economic growth.

Tanzania offers good example of press self-regulation

The Press Freedom Commission returned from an international study tour and will be able to show the ANC a good example of press self-regulation.

Beauty salons and the beast

Thanks to the rise of the metrosexual, Tanzania's barbershops have become more than just a place to get a haircut.

SA, Moz and Tanzania in ‘innovative’ anti-piracy pact

South Africa and Mozambique have signed an agreement to join forces with Tanzania to fight piracy in Southern African waters.

Baby mamas in crisis

In Tanzania hundreds of school children become pregnant bringing learning to a halt. A foster child was thrown out of her rural school and home.

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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