Category: Local News

Magufuli Appoints Kabudi As Mwakyembe Replaces Nape.

Magufuli Appoints Kabudi As Mwakyembe Replaces Nape.

President John Magufuli has made a mini – cabinet reshuffle. He has appointed Prof Palamagamba Kabudi, new minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs as Dr Harrison Mwakyembe replaces Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Nape Nnauye. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications today. In January, 2017 ,president Magufuli nominated [&hellip

Air Force Men Land In ‘Hot Soup’.

Air Force Men Land In ‘Hot Soup’.

Dar es salaam special police zone are holding two air-wing soldiers and an officer with the Moku Company security firm on suspicions of stealing jet fuel at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA). Speaking to reporters, Dar es Salaam Special Police Zone Commander Simon Sirro said the incident occurred on March 17 at the airport’s [&hellip

Minister To Hand Over Makonda  Report to JPM.

Minister To Hand Over Makonda Report to JPM.

Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, has pledged to hand over to President John Magufuli the report by a team he formed to investigate allegations against Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Paul Makonda, that he invaded Clouds Media Group (CMG). When receiving the report yesterday after the task force [&hellip

Finally: No More ‘Viroba’ In Banned Plastic Packages.

Finally: No More ‘Viroba’ In Banned Plastic Packages.

Following the ban on alcoholic drinks packed in plastic sachets, commonly referred to as ‘viroba,’ the government has revoked permits for production and importation of 20 varieties of the hard liquor which had earlier been approved by the Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA). The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms [&hellip

One ‘Mo’ To Another: Dewji Wins Africa CEO Of The Year.

One ‘Mo’ To Another: Dewji Wins Africa CEO Of The Year.

Mohammed Dewji, Group CEO of Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited (MeTL) has taken home this year’s prestigious CEO of The Year award. Mr Dewji, Africa’s youngest billionaire, becomes the first Tanzanian to win the coveted Africa CEO of the Year Award issued by African CEO Forum, which held its two-day annual meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. He [&hellip

High Court Rules Against Immigration Detaining Manji.

High Court Rules Against Immigration Detaining Manji.

High Court yesterday ordered Dar es Salaam-based businessman Yusuf Manji to remain a free agent as he pursues his application against being placed under restraint by the Immigration Department. Judge Ama Munisi issued the order following clear indication from three counter affidavits filed by officers from the respondents’ offices in the matter, showing that since [&hellip

For The Record: Nape Votes For ‘Free Press’.

For The Record: Nape Votes For ‘Free Press’.

Committee of five members drawn by the Minister for Information, Culture and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, is expected to present its recommendations to him today following Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC)’s conduct of storming into Clouds Media Group (CMG) studios. Minister Nape who visited the CMG yesterday told journalists that the team which was [&hellip

Kafumu, Kamata Resign Over ‘Rising Tension’.

Kafumu, Kamata Resign Over ‘Rising Tension’.

Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industries, Trade and Environment Peter Kafumu and his deputy Vicky Kamata resigned yesterday, citing rising conflict of interest between the executive and legislature. Apparently, the legislators said the decision will give them ample time to actively represent their electorate, saying they had been spending most of their time on [&hellip

World Bank’s Big Cash Boost.

World Bank’s Big Cash Boost.

New projects in social amenities and infrastructure received a financial boost yesterday following signing of three agreements for loans totalling $780 million (about 1.716trl/-) between the government of Tanzania and the World Bank Group. President John Magufuli and visiting World Bank Group President, Dr Jim Yong Kim, witnessed the signing of the contract between Finance [&hellip

Dar avails 500 doctors to Kenya.

Dar avails 500 doctors to Kenya.

With 3,800 of doctors who graduated in the country since 2014 being unemployed, Tanzania has agreed to provide 500 medics to Kenya to reduce shortages, especially now when their Kenyan counterparts are still on strike. President John Magufuli agreed to provide the doctors at the State House in Dar es Salaam yesterday, after holding talks [&hellip