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1. State vows to promote science, technology
  Wednesday, November 11, 2015  by Admin
  THE government has vowed to promote science, technology and innovation as a way of spearheading national development. The state has also declared to keep on supporting young scientists to develop their careers for the sustainable growth.
2. Scientists at Ifakara centre use feathers in making mosquito nets
  Thursday, November 6, 2014  by Admin
  Scientists at the Ifakara Health Institute have developed a method to use chicken feathers to make mosquito nets. A research from Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) that was made available to The Guardian at the start of the week showed the Tanzanian researchers are capable of extracting keratin fibers (found in hair) from chicken feathers and use them to produce mosquito nets.
3. UDSM college launches hydro power centre
  Monday, October 27, 2014  by Admin
  THE University of Dar es Salaam College of Engineering and Technology has launched a hydro power centre to serve as a one stop shop for all issues related to small scale hydropower development in Tanzania.
4. UDSM, UNIDO to launch small hydropower station
  Tuesday, October 7, 2014  by Admin
  The University of Dar es Salaam in partnership with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) is soon to open the just constructed Small Hydro-Power (SHP) generation plant that will serve as a research and training centre.
5. Govt showing flexibility on technology
  Friday, October 3, 2014  by Admin
  The government has announced a lift on the ban of mobile phones in secondary school premises to make room for an initiative designed to build positive attitude towards mathematics in secondary school students
6. Tanesco engineers to get PLC training locally
  Friday, October 3, 2014  by Admin
  THE Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) will cut down the cost of sending its engineers and technicians abroad for training, after the Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) through its Kipawa Institute of Information and Communication Technology introduced a course in Programmable Logic Controller (PLC).
7. Kikwete stresses adoption of technology in agriculture
  Monday, September 29, 2014  by Admin
  President Jakaya Kikwete said this week that Tanzania lags behind in development because of limited application of modern science and technology, noting however that the majority of people depend on agriculture for livelihood.
8. Mwinyi to open meeting for architects, surveyors
  Tuesday, September 16, 2014  by Admin
  FORMER President Ali Hassan Mwinyi is on Thursday expected to officiate at the 22th Continuing Education conference for more than four thousand architects and quantity surveyors and other stakeholders in the construction industry.
9. Contractors urged to acquire technology
  Wednesday, September 10, 2014  by Admin
  MANTRAC Tanzania has underscored the need for contractors to update themselves on the latest knowledge of the Caterpillar machines to increase efficiency of their work.
10. VP hails science exhibition for students
  Monday, August 18, 2014  by Admin
  VICE-PRESIDENT, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal has called upon stakeholders in science and technology in the country to hold more exhibitions to motivate youth and broaden knowledge beyond the classroom.
11. Transform knowledge into innovation, Mkapa urges scientists
  Friday, August 15, 2014  by Admin
  RETIRED President Benjamin Mkapa has stressed the need for scientists to transform their knowledge into innovations and technological advancements to trigger fast and sustainable social-economic growth in the continent to improve the livelihood of the people.
12. Local scientists urged to help nation tap natural resources
  Thursday, August 14, 2014  by Admin
  Vice President Dr Mohammed Gharib Bilal has challenged scientists to come up with an initiative that will help the country tap and utilise its natural resources to benefit the nation.
13. Mobile money services now command over 35 pct stake in GDP
  Thursday, July 31, 2014  by Admin
  The contribution of mobile money services to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Tanzania now has reached 35 percent, thanks to new initiatives being taken by the communication sector.
14. Tanesco introduces prepaid metres in Kilimanjaro
  Thursday, July 31, 2014  by Admin
  TANZANIA Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) in Kilimanjaro Region has embarked on a new system to replace old meters with prepaid (Luku) ones.
15. COSTEC urges universities to widen research capacities
  Monday, July 28, 2014  by Admin
  Commission for Science and Technology (COSTEC) has called on universities to widen the role of building climate change research capacities in order to enable the society manage climate change.

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