Category: Local News

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has appointed Dr Modestus Kipilimba as the new Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS) to replace Mr Rashid Othman who had retired. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of state house communications Mr Kipilimba will be sworn in later today. Prior to his [&hellip

Five Killed As Semi-Trailer Crashes On Newspapercourier Vehicle.

Five Killed As Semi-Trailer Crashes On Newspapercourier Vehicle.

Five people have died and four others injured following a road accident involving two vehicles in Kilimanjaro Region. Kilimanjaro Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Wilbroad Mutafungwa, said the incident occurred today at Makanya Village in Same District at 0445 hours after a car with registration number T 933DFY, a Toyota Noah, carrying ‘Mtanzania’ newspapers from [&hellip

Magufuli Receives Credentials From Four New Envoys.

Magufuli Receives Credentials From Four New Envoys.

President John Magufuli has received credentials from four new ambassadors representing their countries in Tanzania. The envoys presented their credentials at the State House in Dar es Salaam yesterday. They included Mr Roberto Mengoni of Italy, Mr Kim Yong Su of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Mr Mohamed Hassan Abdi of Somalia and Mr Paul [&hellip

Magufuli Funds’ Conmen Reprimanded.

Magufuli Funds’ Conmen Reprimanded.

The government has warned a ring of conmen who solicit money from villagers seeking to form community groups in exchange for President John Magufuli’s 50m/- monthly bonus promise to every village. Initially, President Magufuli announced the funds will be disbursed shortly after he took over power from President Jakaya Kikwete but later it was resolved [&hellip

Report Fake NEEC Officials, Beng’i Urges Tanzanians.

Report Fake NEEC Officials, Beng’i Urges Tanzanians.

The National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC) has strongly warned individuals and institutions swindling money from citizens purporting to help them meet requirements needed to get 50m/- for every village promised by the Fifth Phase Government. The NEEC Executive Secretary, Ms Beng’i Issa, told journalists yesterday in Dar es Salaam that stern measures will be taken [&hellip

Wife Decides To Set Ablaze House In Retaliation.

Wife Decides To Set Ablaze House In Retaliation.

She woke up in the early hours of Sunday morning, armed with a container of gasoline she used to set ablaze an entire block comprising of residential units as well as retail stores in Lemara Ward, South of Arusha City. Ms Victoria Wenga, however, was apprehended by nearby residents before she could escape from the [&hellip

Tricky Burundi Refugees Irk PM.

Tricky Burundi Refugees Irk PM.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has issued a stern warning to former Burundi refugees who have officially been given Tanzania citizenship to refrain from illegally welcoming and accommodating Burundians who have not been naturalised to live in Katumba and Mishamo refugee settlements. He has also ordered all Burundians who have illegally entered and stayed [&hellip

Postal Bank Gets Ready For DSE Listing To Raise Share Capital.

Postal Bank Gets Ready For DSE Listing To Raise Share Capital.

Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) is gearing up to get listed on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) and float its shares to raise capital and transform all its operations from manual to electronic. The state-run financial institution yesterday assured the Parliamentary Committee Accounts (PAC) that by May next year, it would have already been listed [&hellip

Two Killed Ss Police Foil Robbery.

Two Killed Ss Police Foil Robbery.

Police have gunned down two people in a robbery attempt while an unidentified person was killed by an angry mob after hurling a hand grenade in a failed attempt to kill community policing officials at Mabibo in Dar es Salaam. At the same time, police are holding a businessman Yoram Mbyellah, 42, for allegedly selling [&hellip

Daqarro Picked Arusha DC.

Daqarro Picked Arusha DC.

President John Magufuli has appointed Gabriel Daqarro as Arusha District Commissioner (DC) to fill the post left vacant by Mr Mrisho Gambo, who is now regional commissioner (Arusha). Dr Magufuli said in a press statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications in Dar es Salaam today that the appointment is effective from today. Last [&hellip