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supportmukajangadiyuThe Media Council of Tanzania has pledged continued support to the Morogoro Press Club (MOROPC) to enable to improve and strengthen its activities.

The Executive Secretary of MCT, Kajubi Mukajanga, said the Council will always support MOROPC to further promote progress the welfare of journalists in the region.

The MCT chief said this when he presented a shs. 300,000 cheque to the MPC’s Treasurer, Halfan Diyu, at the Council’s offices in Dar es Salaam on January 21,2012 as its contribution to beef MOROPC’s fund for supporting  journalists.

Mukajanga who had officiated at MOROPC function to launch a development fund for journalists in Morogoro and the Club’s website over the weekend had pledged to contribute the money during the ceremony.

He commended the Club for progressively running its activities.

On his part, Diyu thanked the Council for the contribution and its tireless support to the Club.

He said for example training on various aspects on media organized by the Council for Mororogo journalists has served as a catalyst for many to undergo further training.

He said currently ten members of MOROPC are pursuing studies at Open University of Tanzania and Muslim University in Morogoro.

According to Diyu, the club intends to use the fund to support its members for various activities including providing loans to pay fees for those pursuing further training.

The idea of establishing MOROPC was mooted in 1996 and the club was formerly registered in 1997. It started with 24 members and now it has 70 members.

Currently its under interim leadership led by its chairperson Bonventure Mtalimbo.

The club leadership was disbanded in December 15, 2012 to pave way for a new elections after it was established that the  previous leadership had flouted the club’s new constitution as some leaders were office bearers in political parties.

 

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