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Saturday December 21, 2013 was another day that would be long remembered as momentous by the staff of the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT), their families and friends.

They gathered for merry making at the Landmark Hotel at Mbezi Beach during the now established and renowned annually event of family day.

The elderly, young, ladies and gentlemen, children- brothers and sisters and the staffers regardless of their official positions were buoyant as they took part in different games and the other activities of the rare event of the year including delicious meals and drinks.

The MCT’s Executive Secretary, Kajubi Mukajanga set the ball rolling immediately after breakfast at the posh beach hotel by stating that he was happy to see the MCT family growing year after year.

He wished all MCT family members a Merry X-mass and a Happy and prosperous New Year 2014.

The various games that MCT family members participated included

running, chasing chicken, dancing, tug-of-war, playing cards’

filling sand in the bottles and swimming.

The prizes for those who emerged winners in the various games included,

sweets, biscuits, towels and kids watches.

Charles Ackley won a towel after he emerged winner of cards game for men category while Mrs Rovita Christopher won for women category.

Other winners were Suhayla Hamid Abubakar a winner of

find a lucky coin game in the swimming pool and Fat-hiya Ibrahim who emerged best cards player in children category. These two are children of Shifaa Hassan,a staffer of MCT Zanzibar Office.

Chicken chasing was among the games that attracted many people

during the family day.

Anna Nyoka emerged winner in the game for the second year running and others were Ali Mkude, Haruna Athumani a son of Athuman Mbegu, Ramadhan Mollel and Feisal Suleiman Seif, a son of Suleiman Seif, Manager MCT Zanzibar Office.

Ends. – Report and photos by Paul Mallimbo

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