Category: Local News

Herder Lynched During Farmer Pastoralist Row In Kalambo.

Herder Lynched During Farmer Pastoralist Row In Kalambo.

A pastoralist has been lynched while another one sustained severe injuries as eight herders have been arrested for interrogation following the fighting that erupted between the farmers and pastoralists at Mwimbi Village in Kalambo District in Rukwa Region. This comes as the Court of Appeal confirmed the 30-year imprisonment imposed on Bishop Edson Mwombeki of [&hellip

Market Assured Of Enough Fish As All Trawlers To Discharge In Dar.

Market Assured Of Enough Fish As All Trawlers To Discharge In Dar.

The Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Charles Tizeba, has said all licensed ships fishing in the country’s territorial water will be discharging their cargo at the Dar es Salaam Port effective next month. Apparently, the government has suspended temporarily licensing of fishing ships to allow expansion of a docking place at the port [&hellip

Dimani MP’s Death Shocks Bunge.

Dimani MP’s Death Shocks Bunge.

MR Hafidh Ali Tahir (Dimani-CCM) was among ten Members of Parliament (MPs) picked to represent fellow legislators at the former Speaker Samuel Sitta’s burial slated for today in Urambo District. Little did he know he would go into the grave before Sitta who died on Monday at the Technical University Hospital in Munich, Germany. In [&hellip

First Lady Discharged From Muhimbili Hospital.

First Lady Discharged From Muhimbili Hospital.

First Lady, Mama Janeth Magufuli, was yesterday discharged from the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) where she was admitted two days ago after she suddenly fell sick. A statement issued in Dar es Salaam yesterday by State House said that the First Lady who was admitted to MNH’s Sewahaji ward was brought at the hospital on [&hellip

​Sitta The People’s Speaker.

​Sitta The People’s Speaker.

Member of Parliament for Kigoma Urban, Zitto Kabwe, said Mr Samwel Sitta was ‘the people’s speaker’ when delivering his the condolence speech at special session today. Mr Zitto said Mr Sitta was a special speaker who made history during his life and even when he died as the MPs revoke standing orders to allow his [&hellip

MP, Former FIFA Referee Hafidh Ali Tahir Dies.

MP, Former FIFA Referee Hafidh Ali Tahir Dies.

Member of Parliament (MP) for Dimani, Zanzibar (CCM), Hafidh Ali Tahir, has passed away at the General Hospital in Dodoma. Hafidh, who was a former FIFA badge referee, succumbed to death due to heart problem, according to Secretary of Parliament Dr Thomas Kashilila. Mr Hafidh attended Thursday’s parliamentary session but at midnight, he developed some [&hellip

Number Of Female Drug Dealers Soars.

Number Of Female Drug Dealers Soars.

Involvement of women in drug trafficking is on the rise, with 25 female dealers nabbed abroad, according to the 2015 National Drugs report. Deputy Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled, Anthony Mavunde unveiled the report in Dodoma yesterday, saying of the 15,815 culprits netted [&hellip

Hundreds Bid Farewell To Mungai In Dar.

Hundreds Bid Farewell To Mungai In Dar.

President John Magufuli today noon led hundreds of mourners in Dar es Salaam to pay their last respects to the former cabinet Minister Mr Joseph Mungai. Mungai, 73, a long serving MP for Mufindi, died suddenly on Tuesday evening after he abruptly fell sick. He will be buried on Saturday afternoon at his home village [&hellip

Bunge Invokes Orders To Admit Sitta’s Body In Debating Chamber.

Bunge Invokes Orders To Admit Sitta’s Body In Debating Chamber.

National Assembly yesterday resolved to temporarily invoke House Standing Orders to allow the body of former Speaker Samuel Sitta into the debating chamber for last respects today. The former speaker and cabinet member died on the wee hours of Monday at the Technical University Hospital in Munich, Germany, where he had been flown for medical [&hellip

First Lady Janet Magufuli Admitted To Muhimbili.

First Lady Janet Magufuli Admitted To Muhimbili.

President John Magufuli today visited his wife, Janet, at Muhimbili National Hospital(MNH) where she is admitted. According to the State House the first lady is admitted at Sewa Haji ward. However, the nature of illness was not disclosed nor when she was admitted. The President used the same occasion to visit other patients admitted at [&hellip