Category: Local News

Local economy impresses IMF

Local economy impresses IMF

SUNDAY NEWS REPORTER 22 JANUARY 2017 DAILY NEWS THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative in Tanzania, Mr Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, said yesterday that his organisation is satisfied with the speed of Tanzania’s economic growth and that the country is among the fast growing economies in Africa. Mr Mukhopadhway said IMF expects to witness economic growth [&hellip

Dar can make it without foreign aid

Dar can make it without foreign aid

ANNE ROBI AND AGENCIES 22 JANUARY 2017 DAILY NEWS AS the 45th US President, Mr Donald Trump, took over the office on Friday, his inauguration has raised mixed reactions from across the world, with political and economic analysts in Tanzania urging that African countries should now struggle on their own to attain development. In separate [&hellip

State keen on raising living standards

State keen on raising living standards

DAILY NEWS REPORTERS 22 JANUARY 2017 THE Vice-President, Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan, has said that Tanzania is ready to learn from China’s economic success in order to accomplish the country’s dream of having a better living standards for its people. Ms Hassan made the remark in her keynote address at the celebration of the Chinese [&hellip

Katavi leaders ordered to launch hospital project

Katavi leaders ordered to launch hospital project

PETI SIYAME IN MPANDA 20 JANUARY 2017 DAILY NEWS PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed Katavi Regional Commissioner Raphael Muhuga to ensure construction of theregional hospital as the government has already disbursed over 1.5bn/- for the project. The project is estimated to cost over 20m/- upon completion. The premier issued the directive on Tuesday before [&hellip

BoT boss praises Kagera Sugar for efficiency

BoT boss praises Kagera Sugar for efficiency

DAILY NEWS REPORTERS IN KAGERA 20 JANUARY 2017 GOVERNOR of the Bank of Tanzania Professor Benno Ndulu yesterday visited the vast sugar estate and factory at Kagera Sugar Limited (KSL), commending the company’s management for its focus on increased production. Professor Ndulu was briefed on Kagera’s history as well as current and future plans for [&hellip

Kagera Region alert on influenza outbreak threat

Kagera Region alert on influenza outbreak threat

MEDDY MULISA IN BUKOBA 20 JANUARY 2017 DAILY NEWS KAGERA Region is busy taking precaution measures necessary to keep the region safe from an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N1 that had shown signs in the neighbouring Uganda. The Kagera Regional Veterinary Officer (RVO), Dr Paul Msafiri, told the ‘Daily News’ in an interview [&hellip

Katavi Has Enough Food Stocks, Says RC.

Katavi Has Enough Food Stocks, Says RC.

The Katavi Regional Commissioner, Retired Major General, Raphael Muhuga, has asserted that the region had a bumper food harvest to feed its population and sell to other regions in the country. The RC insisted that farmers in the region have realised a bumper harvest of 606,245.69 tonnes of cereals out of which a 136,013.04 tonnes [&hellip

Six Newly-Appointed Envoys Assigned Working Stations.

Six Newly-Appointed Envoys Assigned Working Stations.

Six out of 15 recently-appointed envoys have been assigned to their working stations, with two of them posted to new embassies in Qatar and Turkey. The two new embassies were part of six new embassies that the government planned to inaugurate soon to extend its diplomatic presence in countries where there was no representation. The [&hellip

Special Diplomas On HESLB Roll.

Special Diplomas On HESLB Roll.

Students pursuing diploma courses in line with national priority areas will soon start receiving educational loans following the scheduled amendments of the Higher Education Students’ Loan Board (HESLB) Act contained in the Written Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) No. 4 Bill of 2016. The Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Professor Joyce Ndalichako, told members [&hellip

Loliondo District Conflicts ‘Cause Investor Exit’.

Loliondo District Conflicts ‘Cause Investor Exit’.

Long standing conflicts in Loliondo District have forced more than eight investor firms to pack their bags and flee from the former Game Controlled Area, which is mapped within the Ngorongoro District, it has been learnt. A statement from the Loliondo Division’s Tourism Of-ficer, Mr Elibariki Bajuta, revealed that in the last five years, eight [&hellip