Category: Local News

Magufuli Sacks Energy Minister Prof Muhongo.

Magufuli Sacks Energy Minister Prof Muhongo.

Dar es salaam. President John Magufuli wants energe and mineral minister Prof Sospeter Muhongo to reconsider his position after he was implicated in the minerals sand saga report. The president was responding to recommendation made to him in the report by a special committee he formed to investigate gold and cooper consentrate in mineral sand. [&hellip

Chinese Investor Receives Warm Welcome In Dar.

Chinese Investor Receives Warm Welcome In Dar.

President John Magufuli yester- day assured China National Machin- ery Industry Federation (CNMIF) of his government support in its plan to invest in the country’s power, industry and agricultural sectors. Dr Magufuli gave the assurance in Dar es Salaam during his talks with CNMIF Vice- Chairman Zhan Xin who is also member of the National [&hellip

No Tanzanian Harmed In UK Explosion.

No Tanzanian Harmed In UK Explosion.

As the world joins the United Kingdom (UK) to mourn the killing of 22 people in a terror attack at Manchester Arena, reports indicate that no Tanzanian was killed or harmed in the explosion. Tanzania’s High Commissioner in the UK, Dr Asha-Rose Migiro, confirmed in an interview with ‘Daily News’ that there is no report [&hellip

​Samia: Support Govt In Its Economic Initiatives.

​Samia: Support Govt In Its Economic Initiatives.

The general public has been urged to take leading role in supporting government initiatives which are aimed at achieving economic and development goals for their own benefits. The remark was made recently at Mapinduzi Square Kisonge, Unguja by the Vice-President, Ms Samia Suluhu, while launching a campaign to influence Mjini Magharibi (Urban West) residents to [&hellip

After Deadline, Next Phase Of Fake Certificates’ Saga Looms.

After Deadline, Next Phase Of Fake Certificates’ Saga Looms.

As the deadline for 9,932 public servants whose academic certificates were classified as fake to appeal or quit voluntarily expired yesterday, the government has pledged speedy processing of complaints filed by some of those who had been on the ‘List of Shame’. However, the Communications Officer of the National Examinations Council of Tanzania (NECTA), Mr [&hellip

CDA Dissolution Evokes Joy.

CDA Dissolution Evokes Joy.

President John Magufuli’s decision to dissolve the Capital Development Authority (CDA) has been described as a lasting solution to painful bureaucracy and land conflicts which had bedeviled Dodoma for a long time. The general feeling among analysts, urban planning and real estate experts is that, the authority should have been dissolved a long time ago, [&hellip

​Dark Cloud Hangs Over Nation As Train Derails.

​Dark Cloud Hangs Over Nation As Train Derails.

With a dark cloud hanging over the country as disasters such as road accidents, floods, landslides and so on, continue taking a centre stage, more than 800 passengers cheated death when part of the train they were travelling on derailed at a black spot, Mazimbu Bridge, in Morogoro, on Friday night. Though the Tanzania Railways [&hellip

Education Sector Jerk Up.

Education Sector Jerk Up.

In a bid to improve learning environment in public schools, the government will construct 2, 000 classrooms and renovate 17 old schools, while stern measures will be taken against officials who approved publishing of faulty textbooks. Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Prof Joyce Ndalichako told the National Assembly here, yesterday, that the government will [&hellip

Karatu School Bus Crash Survivors Flown To Lowa.

Karatu School Bus Crash Survivors Flown To Lowa.

Finally, the only three survivors of last week’s school bus accident that claimed 35 lives were yesterday flown to the United States for specialised medical attention. The DC 8 plane courtesy of the Samaritan Purse airlifted the school children to Sioux City, Iowa State, according to Singida North Member of Parliament (CCM) Lazaro Nyalandu who [&hellip

Dar Eyes BRICS Loans For SGR.

Dar Eyes BRICS Loans For SGR.

Tanzania yesterday appealed for South African support towards accessing soft loans from the BRICS development bank for construction of the standard gauge central railway network. President John Magufuli made the request in Dar es Salaam during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma who arrived in the country on Wednesday evening for a twoday [&hellip