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February 2010 Blog Posts (34)

SUA KUPATA MKOPO WA MILIONI 500 KUJENGA UKUMBI WA MIKUTANO

CHUO Kikuu cha Kilimo cha Sokoine (SUA) wamesaini mkopo wa sh milion 500 kutoka Mamlaka ya Elimu Tanzania (TEA) kwa ajili ya kujenga ukumbi wa mihadhara

chuoni hapo.

Akizungumza katika hafla ya kusaini mkataba huo juzi, Mkurugenzi Mkuu wa TEA, Rosemary Lulabuka, alisema wametoa mkopo huo kwa SUA kutokana na umuhimu wa

jengo hilo.

Alisema…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 28, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Scientists Unravel Mysteries of Intelligence

Brain Damage Breakthrough?

It's not a particular brain region that makes someone smart or not smart.…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 27, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

CHUO CHA UGAVI SASA KUTOA SHAHADA

CHUO cha Ununuzi na Ugavi (IPS) cha jijini Dar es Salaam, kipo mbioni kutoa shahada katika fani hiyo.

Hayo yalisemwa juzi na Mwenyekiti wa Bodi ya Chuo hicho, Dk Didas Masaburi, alipokuwa akimkaribisha Waziri Kiongozi wa Serikali ya Mapinduzi Zanzibar (SMZ), Shamsi Vuai Nahodha, katika mahafali…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 27, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

TCU verifies authenticity of Dr Mathayo's degrees

THE Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) said today that the doctoral degree and other academic credentials held by the Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Dr David Mathayo David, are authentic.



In a letter, signed by the TCU Executive Secretary, Professor Mayunga Nkunya, the commission cleared Dr Mathayo after he submitted his academic credentials for verification.



Dr Mathayo submitted to TCU, his Bachelor of Veterinary…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 23, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

What are the Longest-Lasting Batteries?

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Store brands may save you money on household necessities, but generic batterCVS AA Long Lasting alkaline batteries didn't actually last longer than other batteries tested under the same conditions by Consumer Reports. ies might not be your best bet, according to recent tests comparing name brand and store brand batteries.

In fact, those generics had less…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 22, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

A Historical Accounting of African Universities: Beyond Afropessimism

Discourses about Africa continue to be infected by what we used to call in the 1980s and 1990s Afropessimism, the belief that Africa is irredeemably doomed to backwardness and chaos. Afropessimism embodies two tendencies—vilification of African experiences and valorization of Euroamerican engagements with Africa, that Africa is incapable by itself of historical progress and that any progress evident there is the result of Euroamerican…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 21, 2010 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Answers to Africa's Problems

By Charles Makalala Jr (Imetolewa kutoka Mtandao wa Wanazuoni Yahoo)
A colleague of mine asked me (through Facebook) if I have…
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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 21, 2010 at 6:18pm — No Comments

We cannot prosecute fake degree holders, says academic watchdog

THE Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has said that it has no legal mandate to prosecute or force people holding fake academic papers to consult the institution for verification.



"The law that governs us (TCU) do not allow us to forcefully make someone produce certificates for verification; we have to wait for either the employer or the person to bring them to us," the Senior Public Relations Officer, Mr Edward Mkaku, said.



Mr Mkaku told the…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 21, 2010 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Live with Writing Mistakes

Writing expert Peter Elbow uses an interesting approach to the physical process of putting words on paper that may work for you, too. In his book Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process 2nd ed., (New York: Oxford University Press, 1998), 28, he says, "Gradually I have learned not to stop and cross out something I've just written when I change my mind. I just leave it there and write my new word or phrase on a new line."…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 21, 2010 at 11:48am — No Comments

KUJIFUNZA KUTOKANA NA MAKOSA YAKO!

Learning From Your Mistakes:…
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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 21, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

THIS WEEK'S HEALTH TIP: Protect Your Heart at Every Age



Follow these easy health tips specific to every stage of aging




You're never too young—or too old—to start lowering your heart disease risk. Of course, exercising, eating healthy and reducing stress are…
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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 20, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

RAISI KIKWETE ATUNUKIWA TUZO YA HESHIMA YA FALSAFA YA UDAKTARI UTURUKI

The Rector of Fatih University in Instabul, Turkey, Professor Shariff Ali confer upon President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete a honorary Doctorate Degree (Honoris Causa)

in International Relations during a colourful ceremony held at Fatih Univesity

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 20, 2010 at 10:20am — No Comments

When parents coach children to fail examinations

SOME parents in Kondoa District are alleged to collude with their children sitting for primary school leaving examinations to mess up their test papers to avoid the cost of sending them to secondary school.



The new trend in the Dodoma region district in which Standard Seven examinees draw irrelevant pictures and graffiti on test papers to deliberately fail the examinations was first observed last year.



“Examiners were taken aback to see test papers full of…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 20, 2010 at 10:12am — No Comments

Mahiza: Exam results not linked to education quality

The government has defended its position regarding the dismal performance of public schools following the growing outcry on the quality of education offered by these institutions of learning. Deputy Minister for Education and Vocational Training Mwantumu Mahiza said in Dar es Salaam on Tuesday during the launch of fashion for education fund spearheaded by a reputable fashion designer Ally Rehmtullah to raise funds for government…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 18, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Agha Khan Foundation - International Scholarship Programme

Before contacting the AKDN, please read the information below. Addresses and contact information are available under Application Procedures. In case you are looking for information about scholarships for your further studies, this list of…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 18, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Funding Opportunity: Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution

Overview



Rotary Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 16, 2010 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Five Fully-Funded One-year Master Fellowships in GM Crop Risk Assessment

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) is an international, intergovernmental organisation conceived as a centre of excellence for research and training in genetic engineering and biotechnology with special regard to the needs of the developing world, and implements a comprehensive programme on biosafety centred on capacity building and dissemination of scientific information. The ICGEB is currently offering five biosafety fellowships in the…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 15, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Speaking of appropriate education

The education system in Tanzania is inappropriate according to critiques of the system. Some critiques argue that the system does not adequately prepare trainees to become self reliant or to assist members of the community to carry out economic or development activities. The critiques propose opportunities to make the country’s education system more meaningful.

Critiques…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 14, 2010 at 12:31pm — No Comments

Migomo chanzo cha kushuka elimu - Waalimu

WALIMU wakuu wilayani Rombo wamesema kuwa kiwango duni cha elimu kwa baadhi ya walimu wa shule za msingi, migomo ya mara kwa mara ya waalimu, ni baadhi ya sababu zinazochangia kushuka kwa kiwango cha ufaulu kwa wahitimu wa darasa la saba mwaka jana.

Akizungumza kwenye kikao hicho, kilichofanyika katika shule ya msingi ya Kifufu, afisa elimu ya msingi wilayani humo, Joseph Ole Ngoseki, alisema kuwa chanzo cha kushuka kwa kiwango…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 14, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

‘Soft’ teaching project for illiterates underway

A NEW ray of hope is in the horizon for people who have never gone to school as a new teaching method is underway.



A 28bn/- project being executed jointly between Tanzania and Cuba that offers the illiterates a chance to learn the ‘soft’ way, will start in four regions of Dar es Salaam, Dodoma, Ruvuma and Mwanza.



The project dubbed ‘Yes I Can’ which initially started in 2008 at low level uses various teaching methods together with the alternative use of…

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Added by Abbas Salum Kitogo on February 14, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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