Category: Local News

Bring to justice those behind Ruvu killings: PM.

Bring to justice those behind Ruvu killings: PM.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa condemned the killing of seven unknown people and dumped at Ruvu River in Kibaha saying it’s not acceptable. “These incidents are not acceptable in the society,” Premier Majaliwa said when addressing Maulid Baraza in Singida. He directed the police to do thorough investigation the incident and bring to justice those behind [&hellip

Kalambo Flushes Out 25 Pastoralists, 2,000 Herds Of Cattle.

Kalambo Flushes Out 25 Pastoralists, 2,000 Herds Of Cattle.

Kalambo District authorities in Rukwa Region have arrested and forcibly kicked out 25 pastoralists with 2,000 herds of cattle over the defiance of a directive issued by Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Zelothe Steven, against illegal animal entry into the district. Similarly, the district authorities confined for several hours, the chairman and executive officer from Kisaila [&hellip

CCM-NEC To Decide EA Oldest Party’s Future Today.

CCM-NEC To Decide EA Oldest Party’s Future Today.

The meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) scheduled for today in Dar es Salaam will mark the beginning of a process that would decide the future of East Africa’s oldest party. President John Magufuli, who took over the ruling party’s national chairmanship from retired president Jakaya Kikwete, is expected [&hellip

…Peace, Unity Calls Ring Louder On Big Day.

…Peace, Unity Calls Ring Louder On Big Day.

Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein and the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, yesterday led Tanzanians — and Muslims — in celebrating Maulid, which marks the birth of Prophet Muhammad S.A.W, praising the good work by religious leaders in promoting peace and unity in the country. Premier Majaliwa, who was the guest of honour at the [&hellip

Rhino transferred from Tanzania’s Ngorongoro to Serengeti is dead: minister.

Rhino transferred from Tanzania’s Ngorongoro to Serengeti is dead: minister.

The black rhino that mysteriously disappeared from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA) in northern Tanzania died in August this year in its new sanctuary at the Singita-Grumeti Reserve on the Serengeti plains, a cabinet minister said on Friday. Jumanne Maghembe, the Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, told Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa that when [&hellip

Pomp as Tanzania marks 55 years of independence.

Pomp as Tanzania marks 55 years of independence.

Tanzania’s Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President John Magufuli, on Friday led over 45 million Tanzanians in celebrations marking the east African country’s 55th independence anniversary. The celebrations held at the Uhuru Stadium in the commercial capital were coloured by military manoeuvres in which trained commandos displayed their combat and defensive tactics that left tens [&hellip

More emerge on Dangote plant woes.

More emerge on Dangote plant woes.

New revelations have emerged over the reason behind Dangote Cement Factory’s production suspension, with the investor’s Country Representative, Ms Esther Baruti, citing sabotage by some politicians and businesspeople. Ms Baruti’s latest remarks have sharply contrasted the widely circulated reports that the factory ceased the cement production due to high costs. At different occasions this week, [&hellip

Mwakyembe advises member states to strategise on genocide.

Mwakyembe advises member states to strategise on genocide.

Minister for Constitution and Legal Affairs, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, has urged members of the Committee for Prevention of Genocide in the Great Lakes Regions to enhance strategies which are likely to prevent genocide and human rights violations in the region. “It is evident today that crime trends have shifted and new ways of committing crimes [&hellip

President Magufuli decorates two to Major General.

President Magufuli decorates two to Major General.

Tanzania People’s Defence Force, Chief of Defence Forces, Davis Mwamunyange decorated two Brigadier Generals to Major General ranks today at the army headquarter on behalf of Command-in-Chief President John Magufuli. Those decorated to Major General ranks are Commander of Air Forces Brigadier General William Ingram and Chief of National Service Brig Gen Michael Isamuhyo. The [&hellip

Tanzania, Malawi Plan Meeting To Strengthen Ties.

Tanzania, Malawi Plan Meeting To Strengthen Ties.

Tanzania and Malawi expect to hold a meeting of the Joint Commission for Bilateral Cooperation early next year in a deliberate move to cement relationship between the two neighbouring nations. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation said in a statement in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the envisaged conference will bring together [&hellip