Category: Local News

Mpango Eyes Increased Domestic Revenue.

Mpango Eyes Increased Domestic Revenue.

    The  Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Phillip Mpango, has vowed to work round the clock to increase domestic revenue collection. Speaking to journalists when handing over his former office at the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) headquarters, yesterday, Dr Mpango declared his intention to move the nation albeit slowly away from donor dependency. [&hellip

CUF Urges Patience As Talks on Z’bar Stand-Off Continue.

CUF Urges Patience As Talks on Z’bar Stand-Off Continue.

    The Civic United Front (CUF) has asked members and supporters to be patient and remain calm as efforts were well underway to resolve the political impasse in Zanzibar, which has so far affected incomes of the majority of the people in the Isles. It has also called on the people of Zanzibar to [&hellip

More Rot Exposed at Dar Port.

More Rot Exposed at Dar Port.

    Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has unveiled yet another sickening thievery of 11,884 containers from inland container depots (ICDs) and 2,019 car freight stations (CFSs) that were cleared at the Dar es Salaam Port without remitting government revenue. The containers and vehicles were cleared without paying wharfage between July 2014 and April 2015 occasioning [&hellip

President Sworn-In Remaining Ministers.

President Sworn-In Remaining Ministers.

    Newly appointed ministers took oaths today to complete the cabinet picture almost two months, since the fifth President John Magufuli was sworn-in to power after October 25, General Election. President Magufuli sworn in office four newly appointed cabinet ministers and one deputy minister at a brief ceremony held at the State House in [&hellip

Herbalists Divided on Govt’s Order On Advertising.

Herbalists Divided on Govt’s Order On Advertising.

    Dar es Salaam.  Herbalists across the country yesterday rejected  the government’sban on all public advertisements of herbal medicine, at a dramatic meeting held in Dar es Salaam. The meeting, which was attended by about 100 herbalists from five  regions, overshot the scheduled timeframe in the wake of controversial discussions among clearly rival camps. [&hellip

Special Zanzibar CCM Committee Salutes Dialogue.

Special Zanzibar CCM Committee Salutes Dialogue.

    Members  of the special Zanzibar committee of the CCM National Executive Committee (NEC) commended ongoing efforts to resolve the stalemate arising out of the general election in Zanzibar, whose results were nullified. The committee, chaired by President Ali Mohamed Shein, and also attended by Union Vice-President Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan, also directed party [&hellip

EA Seeks End to Burundi Woes.

EA Seeks End to Burundi Woes.

    As the dialogue on Burundi peace talks resumes in Uganda, the East African Community (EAC) chair is optimistic that a lasting solution will be reached. Patience has, however, been touted as all parties involved sit together to discuss ways of ending the conflict. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, East African, Regional and International [&hellip

House Help Nabbed Over TANAPA Manager Murder.

House Help Nabbed Over TANAPA Manager Murder.

  Police have arrested a domestic servant in connection with the murder of Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) Protection Manager, Stephen Kisamo, who was his boss.   Ismail Sang’wa (20), who lives in Sepuka village in Ikungi District, Singida Region was arrested after police investigations found out that he was among the suspects behind the [&hellip

RCs, DCs Directed to Control Land Disputes.

RCs, DCs Directed to Control Land Disputes.

    Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has directed regional and district commissioners as well as district executive directors (DEDs) to ensure they prevail over land disputes in their areas.   The premier made the directive in Lindi Region during a meeting with regional leaders at the state lodge. “Land is the property of the [&hellip

Cabinet Now Complete as Vacant Posts Filled.

Cabinet Now Complete as Vacant Posts Filled.

  President  John Magufuli has appointed four ministers and one deputy minister to complete the list of 18 cabinet ministers and 19 deputies, the posts previously left vacant when he unveiled the new cabinet about two weeks ago. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications in Dar es Salaam, Acting Tanzania [&hellip