Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam)

14 December 2012

Tanzania: Zantel Bankrolls Taswa's 2012 AGM

THE Tanzania Sports Writers' Association (TASWA) has received a 6m/- boost from the mobile phone company, Zantel to support the next weekend's annual general meeting planned for Kiromo View Resort in Bagamoyo, Coast Region.

Zantel Director of Corporate Customers, Ahmed Seif Mohamed, said that they feel proud to be associated with TASWA and promised continued support.

"Zantel has always maintained good relations with sports journalists in the country and when we received TASWA's request to support the annual general meeting, straight away we felt it was wise to approve it," he said.

TASWA Chairman, Juma Pinto thanked Zantel for the support, saying it has eased the burden for the association to hold the meeting. He said the association need 20m/- to smoothly hold the meeting on December 21 and 22. Pinto said the meeting will draw at least 100 participants from all media houses in the country.

The association Secretary General, Amir Mhando, reminded all members to confirm their participation into the meeting by paying their membership fee.

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