Category: Local News

Government Clears Air On Tax Exemption Policy.

Government Clears Air On Tax Exemption Policy.

The government has issued tax exemptions worth 11.8trl/- in the period of 10 years, which is an average of 1.18tril/- per year. Deputy Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Ashatu Kijaji, told Parliament yesterday that the exemptions were offered to attract investors and boost growth of various companies in the country. The Deputy Minister was [&hellip

​Traffic Police Shot In Kibiti.

​Traffic Police Shot In Kibiti.

Dar es salaam. Apolice is feared dead after being shot by unknown assailants in Bungu B village in Kibiti District. Reports from the area say that the assailants set blaze the vehicle which the traffic police using and vanished . The Police Force has dispatched a team of law enforcers to the site. Suorce:THE CITIZENS [&hellip

​Water Bill Dodgers Face JPM Wrath.

​Water Bill Dodgers Face JPM Wrath.

In what can be termed as a replica of a directive he issued to the Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) three months ago, President John Magufuli has ordered the Dar es Salaam Water and Sewerage Company (Dawasco) to disconnect water from all government institutions with outstanding bills amounting to 40bn/-. In the same vein, [&hellip

​Budget Sails Through As Opposition Legislators Roasted Over ‘No Vote’.

​Budget Sails Through As Opposition Legislators Roasted Over ‘No Vote’.

Members of Parliament (MPs) overwhelmingly endorsed the 2017/18 national budget here last evening, with repeated calls from CCM legislators to deny development funds to constituencies whose representatives objected it. Out of 355 votes cast, 260 voters said Yes and 95 said No, with all opposition legislators voting for the negative, save for Magdalena Sakaya (Kaliua [&hellip

Grand Projects Flag JPM Coast Visit.

Grand Projects Flag JPM Coast Visit.

On his first leg of a three-day working tour of the Coast Region, President John Magufuli has outlined the ambitious projects, among them, plans to build a grand Stieglers Gorge hydroelectric project on southeastern Tanzania’s Rufiji River. The President yet again warned local and international investors as well as public officials who were stealing the [&hellip

Magufuli To Launch Five Major Factories In Coast Region Tour.

Magufuli To Launch Five Major Factories In Coast Region Tour.

Dar es Salaam. President John Magufuli will tomorrow start a three days tour in coastal Region, a State House Statement has said. The Directorate of the State House said through a press statement that, the President will use the tour to launch five factories including Global Packaging Co.Ltd, tractors factory called Ursus-TAMCO Co. Ltd and [&hellip

​Kiswahili Stressed As PM Launches New Dictionary.

​Kiswahili Stressed As PM Launches New Dictionary.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday challenged Kiswahili students to embrace the language as a money minting opportunity, saying the government is committed to promote it as a major medium of communication in its national and international activities. “We have resolved to have firm infrastructure to support availability of Kiswahili interpreters and teachers for increasing demand, [&hellip

​Escrow Monster Resurfaces.

​Escrow Monster Resurfaces.

Arraignment of the two alleged key players in the infamous 306bn/- Tegeta escrow account scandal at the Kisutu Resident Court yesterday, resonates with eight of the resolutions reached by the National Assembly way back November 2014. The two, the Director of VIP Engineering and Marketing Mr James Rugemalira and Mr Harbinder Singh Sethi of Pan [&hellip

Boy (6) Creates Computer Game.

Boy (6) Creates Computer Game.

The six-year-old child, Ethan Yona, a first grader, launched an android app that features a superhero character called Ethan Man who talks about his ambitions. He launched the App at Jakata Kikwete play ground at Kidongo Chekundu during celebrations to mark the Day of the African Child. The character that is based on himself is [&hellip

Wildlife In New Lease Of Life – Maghembe.

Wildlife In New Lease Of Life – Maghembe.

A Commitee of six led by the Rector of the College of African Wildlife Management Mweka, Prof. Jafari Kidegesho, is currently working on how best to merge the variety of institutions charged with wildlife conservation into a single entity in order to trim down operational costs and enhance efficiency. The team is now conducting discussions [&hellip