Category: Local News

Peace On Call As Nation Remembers Its Heroes.

Peace On Call As Nation Remembers Its Heroes.

President John Magufuli and other leaders have said that without peace and tranquillity, it would be difficult for the country to develop. Speaking at the Heroes Day celebrations held for the first time here, Dr Magufuli, Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein and Retired Union President Ali Hassan Mwinyi underscored the need for peace in the [&hellip

‘Wa Milioni 7 Kwa Dakika’ In Court Over Tax Evasion All The Accused.

‘Wa Milioni 7 Kwa Dakika’ In Court Over Tax Evasion All The Accused.

Prominent Arusha businessman Samwel Lema was yesterday brought before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam to face a number of criminal changes jointly with another prominent businessman, Mohammed Mustafa Yusufali, popularly known as ‘Mzee wa Milioni 7 kwa Dakika’ (Man who makes 7m/- per minute). However, the prosecution could not read the [&hellip

PM For Dodoma In September.

PM For Dodoma In September.

The government has reiterated its intention to shift from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma with the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, confirming that he will be the first to implement the presidential directive – come September. In his keynote address to the CCM National Congress after he was elected the party’s National Chairman on Saturday, [&hellip

Many Take Dodoma Move Well.

Many Take Dodoma Move Well.

The government is well prepared to make Dodoma the country’s capital city in the next five years as affirmed by President John Magufuli over the weekend during the CCM National Congress, where he was elected the new national chairman of the ruling party. In separate interviews with this newspaper yesterday, Dodoma Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr [&hellip

Magufuli Presides Over Heroes Day Today.

Magufuli Presides Over Heroes Day Today.

President John Magufuli is today expected to preside over the commemoration of National Heroes Day which is set to take place at Mashujaa Grounds within Dodoma designated capital. This becomes the first Heroes Day commemoration under President Magufuli whose administration started last November. The Dodoma Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Jordan Rugimbana, said yesterday that all [&hellip

JK Calls For Stronger, Passionate Leadership In CCM.

JK Calls For Stronger, Passionate Leadership In CCM.

Retired Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Chairman, Mr Jakaya Kikwete, yesterday underscored the need for a strong and passionate leadership to help the party continue to excel. Mr Kikwete was giving his remarks before the party’s National Congress voted for President John Magufuli to lead the party. He took a swipe at the people who [&hellip

Dar, Beijing Sign Central Railway Construction Deal.

Dar, Beijing Sign Central Railway Construction Deal.

Construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge has begun after the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Exim Bank of China in Dar es Salaam yesterday. The agreement involves forming technical teams from both sides to oversee various issues regarding the whole construction process and other administration matters. The Permanent [&hellip

CCM Picks Magufuli For Chairmanship.

CCM Picks Magufuli For Chairmanship.

Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Executive Committee (NEC) has unanimously endorsed President John Magufuli to become the 5th chairman of the ruling party. Yesterday, the party’s chairman and former president Jakaya Kikwete whose chairmanship ends today, chaired his last NEC meeting that saw Dr Magufuli receiving support from all members. CCM will get its new [&hellip

Maalim Seif Reach Of The ICC Court Today Accuse The Government Leaders.

Maalim Seif Reach Of The ICC Court Today Accuse The Government Leaders.

Association of Citizens (CUF) said its secretary general, Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad today will go to the Court of the International Criminal (ICC) to prosecute government officials claiming they abuse their power during the general elections last year and then to persecute, arrest and beat supporters of the party without errors. The main opposition party [&hellip

CCM Will Never Die, Affirms JK.

CCM Will Never Die, Affirms JK.

National CCM Chairman Jakaya Kikwete yesterday insisted that the ruling party will never die as it was now stronger than ever before. Mr Kikwete, who is also former Union President, made the remarks while opening the party’s Central Commitee (CCM-CC) meeting that convened to deliberate on several issues ahead of the party’s national congress scheduled [&hellip