Category: Local News

Fresh Breath As MNH Inpatients Move To New Facility At Mloganzila Campus.

Fresh Breath As MNH Inpatients Move To New Facility At Mloganzila Campus.

The Muhimbili National Hospital has begun moving some of its inpatients to the new teaching Mloganzila campus of Health and Allied Services on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam. The hospital’s head of Communication, Mr Aminiel Aligaesha says the move follows last year’s directive by Presidemnt John Magufuli to that effect, whose implementation started from [&hellip

You Made My Day, Thank You: Lowassa Tells Magufuli.

You Made My Day, Thank You: Lowassa Tells Magufuli.

President John Magufuli, for the first time since he was elected, met former premier Edward Lowassa –his closest challenger in the 2015 polls. They met at the Dar es Salaam’s State House with Mr Lowassa pouring praise on Dr Magufuli’s administration. “I’m so happy for this golden opportunity, we have held talks on various issues [&hellip

Burundi Crisis Taxing Brains.

Burundi Crisis Taxing Brains.

The Facilitator of the Inter-Burundi Dialogue, ex-Tanzanian President Benjamin William Mkapa, set in motion the 4th Inter-Burundi Dialogue Session in Arusha yesterday, in which a total of 32 political parties that are active in Burundi are participating. The initiative will stretch for two weeks up to 8th of December. The important sessions will be allinclusive, [&hellip

VP Samia Represents Magufuli In Uhuru Swearing In Ceremony.

VP Samia Represents Magufuli In Uhuru Swearing In Ceremony.

Vice President Samia Suluhu has represented President John Magufuli in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing in ceremony at Kasarani in Nairobi, Kenya. State House statement issued on Tuesday morning says the VP Samia who is accompanied by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Suzan Kolimba, was welcomed by Kenyan Ambassador Robinson Githae and Tanzanian ambassador to [&hellip

JPM bursts on vehicle import scam.

JPM bursts on vehicle import scam.

President John Magufuli yesterday issued a seven-day ultimatum to three public institutions to clear uncertainties over the 100 ambulances and police vehicles stranded at the Dar es Salaam port since 2015. The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and the Police Force had tough time yesterday as they came under strong reproof over [&hellip

Magufuli to attend Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony.

Magufuli to attend Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony.

President John Magufuli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta pencilled for next week at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi. According to a statement issued by the Director of Tanzania Information Services and Chief Government Spokesperson, Dr Hassan Abbasi, yesterday, the swearing-in ceremony will be held next Tuesday. Information [&hellip

Magufuli to attend Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony.

Magufuli to attend Kenyatta’s swearing-in ceremony.

President John Magufuli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta pencilled for next week at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi. According to a statement issued by the Director of Tanzania Information Services and Chief Government Spokesperson, Dr Hassan Abbasi, yesterday, the swearing-in ceremony will be held next Tuesday. Information [&hellip

Mega health breakthrough.

Mega health breakthrough.

The health sector in the country, this week, opened a new chapter after doctors successfully performed the first kidney transplant, to a 30-year old woman at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH). This is the first ever live-related organ transplantation to be performed in Tanzania and one of the most significant milestones in the country’s medical history. [&hellip

One Dies, Six Arrested Over Mine Invasion.

One Dies, Six Arrested Over Mine Invasion.

Over 150 artisanal miners in Mwadui Ward in Shinyanga region’s Kishapu District have invaded Williamson Diamond Ltd in attempt to forcefully take minerals. Revealing the report here yesterday, Shinyanga Regional Police Commander (RPC) Simon Haule said that the incident took place on Monday evening. He said that when security guards of Zenet company were in [&hellip

State Defends Cattle Seizure.

State Defends Cattle Seizure.

Control measures against arbitrary importation of animals from the neighbouring countries for illegal grazing in the country’s territory will be sustained, the government has said. Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Ministry, in a statement in Dar es Salaam yesterday, ruled out the possibility of the government’s genuine enforcement of the laws resulting into diplomatic [&hellip