Category: Local News

Health Ministry Suspends MNH Catering Plan.

Health Ministry Suspends MNH Catering Plan.

A few days before the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) starts providing meal services to all admitted patients, the government yesterday announced the suspension of the plan to allow the hospital’s administration to work on it by considering the needs of different groups. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, [&hellip

Nigerian Held At JNIA With Five Kilos Of Narcotic Drugs.

Nigerian Held At JNIA With Five Kilos Of Narcotic Drugs.

A Nigerian, identified as Bede Eke (45), was arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam for allegedly in possession of five kilos of narcotic drugs. The JNIA Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Martin Otieno told the Journalists in the city that the suspect was nabbed yesterday as he [&hellip

Be Models To Others, Women Leaders Told.

Be Models To Others, Women Leaders Told.

Women in leadership positions have been urged to work hard and diligently to become role models for other women. Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Anne Makinda, said women holding leadership positions in various companies and institutions have a role to play to encourage other fellow women to strive for higher positions and achievements. [&hellip

New RCs, DCs Line-Up Named.

New RCs, DCs Line-Up Named.

President John Magufuli has made a mini-reshuffle in the line-up of regional commissioners (RCs) in three regions and appointed 139 district commissioners (DCs), dropping 100 from the current list while retaining 39 of them. Among the new DCs, 22 were serving as District Executive Directors (DEDs) while the remaining 78 are new appointees, including the [&hellip

30-year jail sentence awaits persons marrying, impregnating schoolgirls.

30-year jail sentence awaits persons marrying, impregnating schoolgirls.

Attorney General (AG), Mr George Masaju, yesterday evening tabled before the National Assembly amendments to the Written Laws Miscellaneous Act (No. 2) of 2016 which imposes a jail sentence of 30 years to persons who will marry or impregnate primary and secondary school pupils and students. Under the amendment, the fine also covers for any [&hellip

440bn/- World Bank Loan To Support TASAF Projects.

440bn/- World Bank Loan To Support TASAF Projects.

The government has signed a 440bn/- loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) through its International Development Association (IDA) for the Tanzania Productive Social Safety Net (PSSN) project which falls under the Tanzania Social Action Fund (TASAF). Along with the signing, the two parties have approved 10 projects worth 1.9trl/- in sectors that include energy, [&hellip

23 Company Complaints Set For Hearing By FCC.

23 Company Complaints Set For Hearing By FCC.

At least 23 complaints from various companies which are pending before the Fair Competition Commission (FCC), are set for hearing and determination following the appointment of three new commissioners by the Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Charles Mwijage. Mr Mwijage appointed two FCC commissioners after business stalled for nine months following the retirement [&hellip

Premier Majaliwa Says Form Five Selection Ready Soon.

Premier Majaliwa Says Form Five Selection Ready Soon.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, said the selection of Form Four leavers to join Form Five will be issued by the end of the month saying the government has not disengaged itself from the posting as being circulated in the social media. He made the announcement in the National Assembly here saying the delay [&hellip

Govt Keen On Revitalising Health Sector, Says VP.

Govt Keen On Revitalising Health Sector, Says VP.

The government is keen on implementing the 2001 Abuja Declaration of allocating 15 per cent of the national budget to the health sector in the coming years, Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan has said. Speaking during the 4th Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) Scientific Conference in Dar es Salaam, the Vice-President said the [&hellip

Katiba Referendum For Progress.

Katiba Referendum For Progress.

President John Magufuli announced on Thursday that the state will take-over the unaccomplished constitutional referendum process discounting widespread claims that the crucial ‘historic moment’ has been dumped. Giving his remarks shortly after receiving the 2015 General Election Report presented by the National Electoral Commission (NEC), the president said the constitution is of benefit to Tanzanians. [&hellip