Category: Local News

President Magufuli Leads Hundreds At King Majuto’s Last Respect.

President Magufuli Leads Hundreds At King Majuto’s Last Respect.

President John Magufuli today, Thursday, promptly joined hundreds of Tanzanians to pay their last respects to the departed comedian Amri Athuman famously King Majuto or Mzee Majuto. The renowned comedian, died on Wednesday night at the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) where he was undergoing Hernia treatment. Other leaders who attended the event, held at Karimjee [&hellip

Rest In Peace: Legendary Tanzanian actor Mzee Majuto dies.

Rest In Peace: Legendary Tanzanian actor Mzee Majuto dies.

The multi-talented actor has been in and out of hospital and according to sources, on Wednesday his condition deteriorated and he died while receiving treatment at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, where he was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit. In April this year, Mzee Majuto was flown to India for specialized treatment [&hellip

Magufuli Consoles Injured Kigwangala.

Magufuli Consoles Injured Kigwangala.

President John Magufuli yesterday led other government leaders to receive the Minister of Natural Resources and Tourism, Dr Hamisi Kigwangala, who was badly injured in a road crash in Babati Rural District, early yesterday. The accident which occurred in Magugu Ward of Babati Rural District led to the death of an information officer within the [&hellip

.. Newly Sworn In Leaders Vow To Hit Ground Running.

.. Newly Sworn In Leaders Vow To Hit Ground Running.

The newly appointed Regional Commissioners (RCs), Permanent Secretaries (PSs), Deputy PSs and Regional Administrative Secretaries (RASs) have boasted to hit the ground running in their new duties, thanking President John Magufuli for trusting them. The new appointees were yesterday in a jovial mood few minutes after they were sworn in at State House in Dar [&hellip

Police Hunting For Head Teacher Alleged To Have ‘Spoiled’ Pupil.

Police Hunting For Head Teacher Alleged To Have ‘Spoiled’ Pupil.

Police in Nkasi District have mounted a manhunt for the head teacher of Kilambo Cha Mkolechi Primary School, Eradi Kapyela, for allegedly impregnating a fourteen-year-old Standard Seven pupil. Impeccable sources say Kapyela went into hiding over fears of arrest and prosecution. The school in question is in Kala Ward in Nkasi District, along the Lake [&hellip

Police Issue 7-Day Ultimatum For Motorists To Pay Fines.

Police Issue 7-Day Ultimatum For Motorists To Pay Fines.

Police have issued a seven-day ultimatum for drivers and motor vehicle owners, to clear their outstanding debts for notification of traffic offences, before legal actions are instituted against them. Addressing reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Head of Police Traffic Department, Fortunatus Muslim said from August 1 the department will launch an operation to [&hellip

Mkapa Represents JPM At FRELIMO Celebrations.

Mkapa Represents JPM At FRELIMO Celebrations.

Former President Benjamin Mkapa will tomorrow represent President John Magufuli to the 50th anniversary celebrations of Mozambique Liberation Front’s (FRELIMO) Second Congress at Niassa in Mozambique. The Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi had invited his Tanzanian counterpart, Dr Magufuli to attend the celebrations. However, President Magufuli asked the former President to represent him along with Chama [&hellip

Premier Calls For Preservation Of Cultural Heritage.

Premier Calls For Preservation Of Cultural Heritage.

Prime Minister in the Union Government, Kassim Majaliwa has called upon Tanzanians to preserve cultural heritages for the benefit of the current and future generations. He said Tanzania is still rich in admired unique arts, customs, and social behaviours, which should all the times be protected from damage, distortion, and disappearance. Mr Majaliwa said this [&hellip

Mbarawa Condemns Incompetent Contractors In Water Projects.

Mbarawa Condemns Incompetent Contractors In Water Projects.

Water and Irrigation Minister, Makame Mbarawa yesterday condemned contractors delaying water projects, revealing that some officials in the ministry were also involved in the clandestine. He said in just two weeks that he has been in office, he has observed that some officials who were bestowed with powers to supervise contractors have “failed the nation.” [&hellip

Flop Ghost Still Haunts Jangwani …Ndalichako Accuses Teachers Of Negligence, Wants Them Held Accountable.

Flop Ghost Still Haunts Jangwani …Ndalichako Accuses Teachers Of Negligence, Wants Them Held Accountable.

JANGWANI Ward Education Officer (WEO) and teachers at the girls’ school face stern disciplinary measures over gloomy performance in the just released national form six examinations. Already the School’s Headmistress has been suspended pending investigations over the miserable results in the national exams. Education, Science and Technology Minister Professor Joyce Ndalichako yesterday ordered that the [&hellip