Category: Local News

Minister Gives TASAF 30 Day Ultimatum.

Minister Gives TASAF 30 Day Ultimatum.

    Minister  of State in the President’s Office (Good Governance and Public Service Management), Ms Angella Kairuki has issued 30 days ultimatum to the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF), to conduct a sample audit and assessment of TASAF III and come up with recommendations of improving the programme. Ms Kairuki said it was unusual [&hellip

Woman Rewarded For Seizing Firearm.

Woman Rewarded For Seizing Firearm.

    A 46-year-old woman who lives in Tarime District of Mara Region has been given 500,000/- in cash by the Police Force as a reward for successfully battling and grabbing a sub-machine gun (SMG) and 27 bullets from suspected bandits. The prize was presented to Mrs Sophia Stephen yesterday by Tarime/Rorya Regional Police Commander [&hellip

Weights And Measures Boss Suspended.

Weights And Measures Boss Suspended.

      The  Chief Executive Officer of Weights and Measures Agency (WMA), Ms Magadalena Chuwa, has been suspended from duties to pave the way for investigations regarding suspension of the use of oil flow meters at the Dar es Salaam Port five years ago. A statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office in Dar [&hellip

TRL Officials Arraigned Over Rail Wago.

TRL Officials Arraigned Over Rail Wago.

    The  Managing Director with Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL), Kipallo Aman Kisamfu, and 10 other senior officials, were yesterday arraigned for abuse of positions in connection with 2.5bn/- paid to Hindusthan Engineering and Industries Limited in relation to the acquisition of 25 Hallast Hopper Wagons. They were brought before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court [&hellip

Eleven Killed, 29 Injured in Tanga Highway Crash.

Eleven Killed, 29 Injured in Tanga Highway Crash.

    At least 11 people died and 29 others seriously injured following a head-on collision involving a bus christened ‘Simba Mtoto’ and a truck at Mpangamlima area along Tanga-Segera Highway in Muheza District, Tanga Region. The Tanga Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Mihayo Msikhela, told the ‘Daily News’ over the phone that the accident [&hellip

WMA-CE Given Four Hours to Explain Oil Flow Meter Suspension.

WMA-CE Given Four Hours to Explain Oil Flow Meter Suspension.

    Weights and Measures Agency (WMA) Chief Executive Ms Magdalena Chuwa was given four hours to explain to the Office of the Prime Minister in writing as to why she suspended the use of oil flow meters at the Dar es Salaam Port five years ago. The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, issued the [&hellip

Magufuli Toasted On 100th Day.

Magufuli Toasted On 100th Day.

    As President John Magufuli chalks his first 100 days in office today, a section of politicians, academicians, religious leaders and the general public have saluted his achievements so far. Most of those interviewed by the ‘Daily News’ said President Magufuli is a man of his word and has walked the talk without mincing [&hellip

Pupils, Students Now For Narcotic Drug Abuse Test.

Pupils, Students Now For Narcotic Drug Abuse Test.

      Minister for Health, Social Welfare, Gender, Elder and Children Ummy Mwalimu has directed Government Chemist Laboratory Agency (GCLA) to start testing students in primary and secondary schools for narcotic drug abuse. Ms Mwalimu issued the directive during the inauguration of International Organisation for Standard(ISO) Certification and Accreditation that allows the agency to [&hellip

20 People Grilled Over Cattle killings in Mvomero District.

20 People Grilled Over Cattle killings in Mvomero District.

    Police are holding 20 people, including two village chairmen for allegedly injuring 80 heads of cattle belonging to Ms Katepoi Nuru, a pastoralist from Mvomero District. Apart from the two village chairmen, Mr Patrick Longomeza (52) and Mr Dihombo Christian (50) and 18 others, the law enforcers are also holding one Katu Moreto [&hellip

Muhimbili Maternity Ward Woes Capture Magufuli Attention.

Muhimbili Maternity Ward Woes Capture Magufuli Attention.

      President  John Magufuli on Wednesday made a surprise visit to the maternity Ward of Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in Dar es Salaam where he saw congestion of mothers due to the shortage of beds caused by limited space. The president headed straight to the ward after visiting the Chief Sheikh, Mufti Abubakar [&hellip