Category: Local News

Magufuli to inaugurate Tazara Flyover today (Thursday).

Magufuli to inaugurate Tazara Flyover today (Thursday).

Dar es Salaam. President John Pombe Magufuli will inaugurate the Tazara Flyover today (Thursday), September 27, being 12 days since the overpass was opened of use. Speaking to bankers and real estate agents on Tuesday, September 25, 2018, the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner, Mr. Paul Makonda, said all was set for the official inauguration [&hellip

44 dead as Tanzanian ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria.

44 dead as Tanzanian ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria.

At least 44 people died after a passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian official said late Thursday, and the death toll was expected to rise when rescue efforts resumed at daybreak. Thirty-seven people were rescued after the sinking Thursday afternoon, Mwanza regional commissioner John Mongella told The Associated Press. “I cannot speculate” how [&hellip

High Court To Hear Murder Case Of Two Kibeta Teachers.

High Court To Hear Murder Case Of Two Kibeta Teachers.

Two Kibeta Primary School teachers, who are accused of torturing and causing of a Standard Five pupil, have been committed for trial to the High Court. Kagera Resident Magistrate in-charge John Kapokolo made the ruling yesterday morning following an application made by public prosecutor Athumani Matuma, who informed the court that the court investigation had [&hellip

Government Devises New HIV/AIDA Monitoring Method.

Government Devises New HIV/AIDA Monitoring Method.

Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and children, Ummy Mwalimu has launched a new mobile phone based application that support testing, treatment and improves adherence to antiretroviral therapy (ART) AND CARE for people living with HIV/Aids. Fast ART Self-Assessment and ARV Refill (FASTA), is a part of mobile phone health (mHealth) initiative that can [&hellip

Tables Bill To Regulate Teaching Profession.

Tables Bill To Regulate Teaching Profession.

Teachers’ Professional Board Bill, which among others seeks to uphold the status of teaching profession and outlaw teaching without a licence was tabled here yesterday. The Bill proposes a minimum 3m/- fine and five-year jail term for the offence of teaching without the licence. Tabling the bill for the second reading in the National Assembly, [&hellip

Six Perish In Deadly Arusha Crash.

Six Perish In Deadly Arusha Crash.

Six people, including four foreign tourists, have passed on after a vehicle they were traveling in collided with a truck at Mti mmoja, Nanja village in Monduli district on Sunday. Arusha Regional Police Commander (RPC), Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (SACP) Ramadhani Ng’anzi confirmed that the tourists were on their way from Arusha town when [&hellip

Police Speak Over Civilian Militias Attacking Dar Man.

Police Speak Over Civilian Militias Attacking Dar Man.

Few hours after a video went viral on social media showing a person, purported to be a civilian militia, violently beating a man, the Kinondoni Regional Police Commander Murilo Jumanne has spoken. At a press conference, Commander Murilo confirmed that incident happened in Bunju area where the victim identified as Robson Orotho was beaten by [&hellip

Premier Majaliwa Leaves For Beijing To Attend China-Africa Summit.

Premier Majaliwa Leaves For Beijing To Attend China-Africa Summit.

Prime Minister (PM), Kassim Majaliwa is expected to meet and hold talks with several company heads during his visit to China, where he will be attending a two-day summit on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) aimed at building a stronger community with a shared future between the continent and the country. The summit is scheduled for next [&hellip

Mnangagwa Forms Commission Of Inquiry, Picks Mwamunyange As Member.

Mnangagwa Forms Commission Of Inquiry, Picks Mwamunyange As Member.

Zimbabwean President Emerson Mnangagwa has appointed a seven-person commission of inquiry to probe post-election violence that rocked Harare on August 1, 2018. The South African President Kgalema Motlanhte headed commission members including former Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) Chief of Defence Forces General (Rtd) Davis Mwamunyange and other eminent persons from within and outside Zimbabwe. [&hellip

Magufuli Tells Off Makonda … Orders Payment of All Container Taxes, Condemns Selfish Public Leaders.

Magufuli Tells Off Makonda … Orders Payment of All Container Taxes, Condemns Selfish Public Leaders.

President John Magufuli yesterday closed the 20-container tax dispute at the Dar es Salaam Port, ordering payment of all the requisite taxes and duties as the law demands. He reminded public leaders to work diligently and legally, warning individuals bent on using their positions to further personal interests. Dr Magufuli, addressing public leaders and civil [&hellip