Category: Local News

​Farm Inputs Cheats Reap Shame.

​Farm Inputs Cheats Reap Shame.

Vice-President Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan has directed the Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Philip Mpango, to submit the names of agricultural inputs embezzlers to the Prevention, Combating and Corruption Bureau (PCCB) for the law to take its own course, following shocking revelations from audit reports. Closing the Nane Nane Exhibitions at Ngongo grounds in [&hellip

‘Resolve On Idle Privatised Industries Soon’.

‘Resolve On Idle Privatised Industries Soon’.

The Minister for Industries, Trade and Investment, Mr Charles Mwijage, has revealed that he will soon come with a final decision over dormant privatised industries, as directed by President John Magufuli. According to the Minister, who was talking to one of the radio stations yester day morning, the decision to make public the fate of [&hellip

Dar, Kampala Walk The Talk.

Dar, Kampala Walk The Talk.

President John Magufuli yesterday nodded to a request by his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, to transport gas to Uganda for iron smelting. President Museveni had appealed to Dr Magufuli to consider constructing a gas pipeline from Tanzania to Uganda along the same route of the crude oil pipeline from Hoima to Tanga, whose construction was [&hellip

​Immigration Condemns Arbitrary Use Of Passports.

​Immigration Condemns Arbitrary Use Of Passports.

Immigration Department yesterday issued strong warning against indiscriminate uses of travel documents for identification within the country. Commissioner of Immigration, Passports and Citizenship, Gerald Kihinga, issued the warning in Dar es Salaam in an interview with Tanzania Standards Newspapers Limited owned media outlets. Commissioner Kihinga decried increasing cases of lost passports under negligent circumstances, saying [&hellip

​Katavi Police Gun Down Four Suspects

​Katavi Police Gun Down Four Suspects

Police in Katavi region have killed four people believed to be gangsters during an exchange of fire between them that lasted at least a quarter of an hour at Kahenze Village at Ugala Ward in Mpanda District. Acting Katavi Regional Police Commander Benedict Mapujila said the deceased suspects were allegedly found in possession of two [&hellip

​Doomsday For Land Grabbers.

​Doomsday For Land Grabbers.

Muheza residents’ hearts possibly pounded with excitement as President John Magufuli yesterday ordered part of the neglected 14,000-hectare plantations be allocated to them, freely. President Magufuli revoked the title deeds for the five agricultural estates, but warned that even the farms’ new occupants risk being evicted unless they develop them. Dr Magufuli’s bold move comes [&hellip

​We Are Ready, Dar Firms Say.

​We Are Ready, Dar Firms Say.

Local businesses are capable and ready to deliver services for the construction of Hoima- Tanga crude oil pipeline, as more Tanzanians increasingly become eager to benefit from one of the largest infrastructural projects. The co-founder of Association of Tanzania Oil and Gas Service Providers (ATOGS), Mr Abdulsamad Abdulrahim, told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday [&hellip

​Bogus Landlord On The Prowl, Swindles Three Property Owners.

​Bogus Landlord On The Prowl, Swindles Three Property Owners.

The Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr William Lukuvi, has uncovered a bogus landlord of Arab origins involved in three different land scams in Dar es Salaam and Mtwara regions. The Minister also suspended a Ward Executive Officer in Lindi Region who masqueraded as an official for the ministry and took the [&hellip

We Need Change, Says TSN Chief.

We Need Change, Says TSN Chief.

The media industry has to change to cater for changing market tastes in keeping with the knowledge economy, the Tanzania Standard Newspapers Limited (TSN) Managing Editor, Dr Jim Yonazi, has said. “TSN is actively taking part in transforming the growth effects of knowledge to society,” he said, after inking a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with [&hellip

State Encourages Breastfeeding Among Mothers.

State Encourages Breastfeeding Among Mothers.

Employers in both public and private sectors who will deny nursing mothers their right to feed their infants will face the wrath of the government. The government is also set to work with the World Bank to address population growth, maternal health and nutrition in the country. These remarks were made yesterday by the Minister [&hellip