Category: Local News

Live Animal Exports Banned Pending Proper Procedures.

Live Animal Exports Banned Pending Proper Procedures.

The government has banned transportation of all live animals outside the country for the next three years until proper procedures are made to ensure only approved animals are transported. Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Professor Jumanne Maghembe told the National Assembly here yesterday when winding up his ministry’s budget estimates for 2016/2017 that not even [&hellip

52 Firms Seek To Generate Power.

52 Firms Seek To Generate Power.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, revealed yesterday that the government has received applications from 52 companies intending to invest in electricity generation projects in the country. “The government is currently conducting due diligence on these companies to establish those with required competence after which they will be assigned projects to implement,” Mr Majaliwa said [&hellip

MP Given Last Chance To Prove Claims In House.

MP Given Last Chance To Prove Claims In House.

The National Assembly yesterday gave Simanjiro Member of Parliament (CHADEMA), Mr James Millya, a four-day ultimatum to prove his statement that the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliament, Labour, Employment, Youth and Disabled), Ms Jenista Mhagama, is related to a spouse of one of the top managers of Sky Associate Company which operates [&hellip

Court Orders Prosecution To File Certificate On Case Of Queen Of Ivory.

Court Orders Prosecution To File Certificate On Case Of Queen Of Ivory.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday directed the prosecution to expedite the process of filing a certificate, conferring its jurisdiction to hear the case against the alleged Queen of Ivory, Chinese Yang Feng Clan, (66). Principal Resident Magistrate Huruma Shahidi gave such directives when the case against the Chinese, who is [&hellip

High-Voltage Power Line To Zambia On Drawing Board.

High-Voltage Power Line To Zambia On Drawing Board.

Tanzania plans to build a high-voltage electricity line to Zambia to meet the growing demand for power and related challenges in the neighbouring country, the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has said. 0 Comments Premier Majaliwa, who is in Zambia to attend the 51st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the African Development [&hellip

Tourism Promotion, War On Poaching High On 2016/17 Agenda.

Tourism Promotion, War On Poaching High On 2016/17 Agenda.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism has announced a special drive to curb poaching, ensure extensive tourism promotion and marketing; and enable advanced forestry conservation. These are among major highlights of the 135.8bn/- budget estimates for the 2016/2017 fiscal year — an increase of 43 per cent from the previous year — unveiled by [&hellip

Shein Appoints Two New RCs, 7 DCs.

Shein Appoints Two New RCs, 7 DCs.

Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein has appointed regional commissioners (RCs) for two regions and seven district commissioners (DCs). With a population of 1.3 billion (2012 census), Zanzibar has five administrative regions and 11 districts. According to a press statement from the Zanzibar Information Services, MAELEZO, Dr Shein made the appointment as per section 61 (1) [&hellip

Grand Plan To ‘House’ Prisons.

Grand Plan To ‘House’ Prisons.

The government has picked a Chinese firm, Poly Technologies, to construct at least 9,500 housing units at all prisons in the country. This clarification from the government follows a basic question that was initially asked in the National Assembly on Friday but was not well responded to by the then Minister for Home Affairs, Charles [&hellip

Land Ministry Mulls 450,000 Title Deeds During 2016/2017.

Land Ministry Mulls 450,000 Title Deeds During 2016/2017.

The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development plans to register 450,500 land title deeds and related legal documents in the 2016/2017 financial year. This was revealed over the weekend by the minister, Mr William Lukuvi, when tabling his 61.8bn/- budget estimates for the coming fiscal year. He noted that the ministry is determined [&hellip

Mdemu Picked Deputy Attorney General.

Mdemu Picked Deputy Attorney General.

President John Magufuli has appointed Mr Gerson Mdemu Deputy Attorney General. A statement issued yesterday by the State House said that before his new appointment, Mr Mdemu was Clerk to the Cabinet. He replaces Dr Tulia Ackson, who has been elected Deputy Speaker of Parliament of the United Republic of Tanzania. The president has also [&hellip