Category: Local News

​…Revived Relations Promise Benefits.

​…Revived Relations Promise Benefits.

Tanzania is poised to reap huge benefits out of her revitalised bilateral relations with Egypt, renowned for irrigation farming, industrialisation and hydro-power generation. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi arrived in the country yesterday for a twoday working visit to cement the long-standing friendship that the two nations have enjoyed for decades, dating back to the [&hellip

​EAC Hails Kenya Election, Gives Recommendations.

​EAC Hails Kenya Election, Gives Recommendations.

The East African Community (EAC) Observer Mission to the Kenyan election has congratulated the people of Kenya for conducting a peaceful electoral process, the electoral commission for professional conduct and security agencies for ensuring law and order prevailed. The Head of EAC Election Observer Mission (EOM), Professor Edward Rugumayo, expressed the missions’ contentment on the [&hellip

​Gates Falls In Love With Dar.

​Gates Falls In Love With Dar.

The Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, has showered praises on Tanzania for efforts made to improve service delivery. In his Instagram post which comes shortly after his tour of the country, Mr Gates said, “I always love seeing how much progress the country has made to improve health and provide opportunity. [&hellip

​You’ll Get Paid, PM Assures Civil Servants.

​You’ll Get Paid, PM Assures Civil Servants.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has assured public servants that the government will pay all verified arrears, stressing hard work and diligence at the workplace. Premier Majaliwa said President John Magufuli had stopped the payments due to a nationwide purge that uncovered 19,700 ghost workers. “President John Magufuli has stopped all payments due to an existence [&hellip

​Confirmed: It’s Uhuru Kenyatta again.

​Confirmed: It’s Uhuru Kenyatta again.

Kenyans had to hold their breath until 10;15pm yesterday to officially know their next president, when the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) announced Jubilee candidate Uhuru Kenyatta as the rightful winner of the presidential race. Immediately, president elect, Uhuru Kenyatta thanked all the Kenyans for the successful election, extending a hand of friendship to [&hellip

Egyptian President Al- Sisi For State Visit To Tanzania Next Week.

Egyptian President Al- Sisi For State Visit To Tanzania Next Week.

The Egyptian President visits to Tanzania will be his first trip in Tanzania since President John Magufuli was elected and sworn in two years ago. Tanzania President Dr John Magufuli will host the Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi who is expected to land in Tanzania next week for the state visit. A statement issued to [&hellip

​Rich Or Poor, Minds Meet.

​Rich Or Poor, Minds Meet.

Tanzania’s development drive got a major boost yesterday with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and US government pledging 780bn/- and 500bn/-, respectively in support of key sector projects. They separately made their promises to the government at their meeting with President John Magufuli at the State House in Dar es Salaam. Totalling about 1.3tri/-, the [&hellip

Police Force Bounce On Kibiti Gangsters, Kill 13.

Police Force Bounce On Kibiti Gangsters, Kill 13.

The Police on Wednesday night gunned down 13 suspected gangsters behind the spate of killings in Coast region’s Kibiti district. It was a shoot-out between the police and the alleged criminals when the law enforcers approached their camp at Rungungu village forest at around 9pm on Wednesday. The police move was part of intensified security [&hellip

​Court Rejects To Have Manji Grilled.

​Court Rejects To Have Manji Grilled.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday rejected the prosecutions’ request for businessman Yusuf Manji allegedly found with military uniform fabrics worth over 200m/- to be sent to the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) for interrogation on tax matters. Principal Resident Magistrate Cyprian Mkeha said he could not issue such order since the [&hellip

​Uhuru Leads, Raila Cries Foul.

​Uhuru Leads, Raila Cries Foul.

Jubilee presidential candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday evening, commanded a huge lead in the over 90 per cent of votes that had been counted in the Kenya general election held on Tuesday. However, National Supper Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga yesterday morning held a press conference at NASA headquarters, clearly stating that he will not [&hellip