Category: Local News

Big test for TBC, Star Media.

Big test for TBC, Star Media.

The Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, has directed the Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) board and that of Star Media Tanzania to efficiently and closely supervise the implementation of an agreement contained in the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). TBC Director General, Dr Ayub Rioba and Star Times Group President [&hellip

Magufuli elevates 29 army officers, one to Lt. General.

Magufuli elevates 29 army officers, one to Lt. General.

President John Magufuli, who is also Commander-in- Chief of the Armed Forces, has promoted 29 Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) officers to various ranks, including elevating one Major General to Lieutenant General. According to a statement issued in Dar es Salaam yesterday by the Director of Presidential Communication, Mr Gerson Msigwa, the President promoted Major [&hellip

Sokoine, Nyerere species never die, says Majaliwa.

Sokoine, Nyerere species never die, says Majaliwa.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has showered praises on a former premier, the late Edward Moringe Sokoine, saying that the latter ‘Can never die,’ given the legend that had outlived him. Speaking during the reminiscences mass at the Sokoine homestead in Monduli-Juu on Thursday, Mr Majaliwa said one of the vivid manifestations to that end was [&hellip

Poland Reopens Embassy In Dar.

Poland Reopens Embassy In Dar.

In a bid to cement bilateral ties between Poland and Tanzania, the country yesterday officially reopened its embassy in the latter. Speaking during the opening ceremony in Dar es Salaam, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga, said it was the right decision for Polish to reopen its embassy in [&hellip

Sokoine was a virtual replica of Magufuli, he is fondly remembered.

Sokoine was a virtual replica of Magufuli, he is fondly remembered.

AN intimidating presence! That phenomenon, which sounds terrifying, but is justifiable in certain situations, is something that one-time Tanzanian Prime Minister Edward Moringe Sokoine (pictured) personified. The grounds of Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam, was an informal theatre at which I witnessed the premier performing that role in a drama that lasted five minutes [&hellip

PM Office budget sails through.

PM Office budget sails through.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday wound up debate on his office budget estimates for the 2018/19 fiscal year, closing the heated debate on sugar divided legislators in the House. Some Members of Parliament (MPs) linked the sugar issue with the Union, prompting a section of Civic United Front (CUF) MPs to walk out of Parliament [&hellip

TPA donates equipment, blood to Muhimbili.

TPA donates equipment, blood to Muhimbili.

Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) yesterday donated 20 wheelchairs and 40 digital thermometers to Muhimbili National Hospital’s (MNH) Pediatric Unit to boost medical service delivery to children. Besides donation of the 10m/- worth of items, TPA employees also donated blood to save lives of the needy patients. Speaking at the handing over ceremony in Dar es [&hellip

Desperate, deserted mothers flock Dar RC office.

Desperate, deserted mothers flock Dar RC office.

Hundreds of women thronged the Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner’s (RC) office yesterday with claims against their negligent partners in the upkeep of children. The desperate mothers defied the heavy rains that pounded many parts of the city and its environs, determined to meet RC Paul Makonda for help. Mr Makonda had on March 8, [&hellip

State reinstates Std seven leavers.

State reinstates Std seven leavers.

The government yesterday ordered immediate reinstatement of public servants hired before May 20, 2004 and later dismissed over failure to present valid form four certificates. The formerly sacked employees on permanent and temporary terms will be paid all their accrued salaries since their dismissal and they will continue with their jobs to their retirement age. [&hellip

New era dawns for police.

New era dawns for police.

President John Magufuli has committed 10 billion/- for his own brainchild project which will involve the construction of new police quarters, first in Arusha and later on, across the nation as the project widens. “ The soon to be built houses will be strictly for low ranking police officers, because these are the ones who [&hellip