Category: Local News

State Keen On Reducing Taxes, Levies.

State Keen On Reducing Taxes, Levies.

Vice-president Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan has said that plans were underway to review tax legislations in the country in order to reduce the multiple taxes and levies imposed on traders. In line with that, Ms Hassan expressed the need for government and private sector leaders to shun talking too much and instead embark on full [&hellip

Diplomatic Presence Extended.

Diplomatic Presence Extended.

Tanzania has extended its international wing after President John Magufuli appointed 21 ambassadors to represent the country abroad. Six of them are destined for new embassies set for opening. The new embassies for launching are allocated in Algeria, Israel, South Korea, Sudan, Qatar and Turkey. The remaining 15 are going to fill the posts left [&hellip

WAMA Refutes Auction Allegations, Demand Apology.

WAMA Refutes Auction Allegations, Demand Apology.

Wama Foundation has dismissed as false and malicious, reports by a local tabloid that its properties have been put up for auction due to failure to pay taxes for its consignment at the Dar es Salaam Port. A statement issued in Dar es Salaam yesterday by WAMA Foundation Executive Secretary, Mr Daudi Nasib, issued a [&hellip

Fresh Bid To Decongest Reports Rubbished Referral Hospitals.

Fresh Bid To Decongest Reports Rubbished Referral Hospitals.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has directed District Executive Directors (DEDs) countrywide to embark on the construction of district hospitals in their respective areas to check overcrowdings of patients currently faced at major referral hospitals. The Premier made the directive at the Mount Meru Regional Hospital here yesterday during his ongoing tour of the [&hellip

TRA launch Tax Competitions in secondary schools

TRA launch Tax Competitions in secondary schools

KATARE MBASHIRU 03 DECEMBER 2016 THE Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) yesterday launched the Secondary Schools Tax Clubs Competition for Dar es Salaam and Coast regions that aims at preparing students on matters of tax compliance. TRA Director of Education and Taxpayer Services, Mr Richard Kayombo launched the competition at Shaaban Robert Secondary School in Dar [&hellip

Korea plans energy centre in Arusha

Korea plans energy centre in Arusha

ANNE ROBI 03 DECEMBER 2016 THE government of South Korea is planning to open a centre for renewable energy technology at Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology in Arusha with the aim of developing energy solutions in the country. Deputy Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals Dr Juliana Pallangyo, made [&hellip

Private firms banned from printing books

Private firms banned from printing books

DAILY NEWS REPORTER 03 DECEMBER 2016 PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has banned private companies from publishing textbooks as one of the measures to ensure provision of quality education in the country. The Premier was speaking to Arusha City Council’s teachers during his ongoing working visit in the region. He said the government has instructed Tanzania [&hellip

More Unfold On Dangote Plant.

More Unfold On Dangote Plant.

The government has said it cannot be too generous to foreign investors at the expense of the country and that investors should use local materials to reduce production costs. This follows information circulating in the media and social networks that Dangote Cement Plant in Mtwara has suspended production due to, among other things, high production [&hellip

Minister Raises Concern Over Environmental Crisis.

Minister Raises Concern Over Environmental Crisis.

Government has declared environmental degradation as big threat to the country, calling for concerted efforts to fight the problem. In line with that, government plans to announce Lake Rukwa and parts of Mbeya mountain range as environment- sensitive areas in efforts to ensure full protection from destruction. Minister in the Vice-President’s office (Union Affairs and [&hellip

Ireland Donates 1.2bn/- To Support Refugees.

Ireland Donates 1.2bn/- To Support Refugees.

Ireland yesterday donated EURO 500,000 (approximately 1.2bn/-) to the World Food Programme to support refugees in the country. With these funds, Ireland is helping WFP maintain its assistance operations for a quarter of a million refugees. The refugees, primarily from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are hosted by Tanzania at three camps [&hellip