Category: Local News

Magufuli Appoints NIDA Acting DG.

Magufuli Appoints NIDA Acting DG.

President Dr John Magufuli appointed Andrew Wilson Massawe as acting Director General for National Identification Authority (NIDA) today. According to a media statement issues by the Directorate of Presidential Communications in Dar es Salaam today, Mr Massawe replaces Dr Modestus Francis Kipilimba, who has been appointed Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS). [&hellip

TPDC Boss Ouster After CAG Report ‘a Mystery’.

TPDC Boss Ouster After CAG Report ‘a Mystery’.

Conflicting reports are surfacing that the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) Director General, Dr James Mataragio, has been suspended by the parastatal’s Board of Directors effective Wednesday. Impeccable sources within the oil and gas exploration authority said Mr Mataragio has thus fallen among the high ranking casualties of last year’s derogatory audit report by the [&hellip

Tanzanian Diaspora Assured Of Government Support.

Tanzanian Diaspora Assured Of Government Support.

President John Magufuli said yesterday that his government remains committed to working with the country’s Diaspora in making the country’s development agenda successful. He said the government has been taking different measures, including improvement of the infrastructure aiming at creating an enabling environment that will allow members of the Diaspora to invest in national development. [&hellip

Dar Mourns Three Slain Police Pfficers.

Dar Mourns Three Slain Police Pfficers.

The Minister for Home Affairs, Mwigulu Nchemba, leads hundreds of mourners to pay last respect for the three slain police officers today. The police officers were gunned down by bandits in Mbande, Temeke in Dar es Salaam while changing guards at CRDB Bank Microfinance unit. Three police officers will be buried in Coastal, Ruvuma and [&hellip

DR Congo Shows Interest As Uganda-Tanga Port Oil Pipeline Preps In Top Gear.

DR Congo Shows Interest As Uganda-Tanga Port Oil Pipeline Preps In Top Gear.

As the Vice-President of Total East Africa, Mr Javier Rielo, assured President John Magufuli that preparations for the construction of the 1,410-kilometre oil pipeline from Lake Albert in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania are in good progress, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has shown interest in using the facility. Mr Rielo made the assurance [&hellip

Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

President John Magufuli has appointed Dr Modestus Kipilimba as the new Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS) to replace Mr Rashid Othman who had retired. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of state house communications Mr Kipilimba will be sworn in later today. Prior to his appointment Dr Kipilimba was [&hellip

Mbowe Risks Eviction From Dar CBD Building Over Rent Arrears.

Mbowe Risks Eviction From Dar CBD Building Over Rent Arrears.

Mbowe Hotels Limited (MHL), owned by National Chairman of CHADEMA, Mr Freeman Mbowe, risks eviction at the end of this month from the building it occupies in the Dar es Salaam Central Business District due to outstanding rental fees amounting to over 1 billion/- owed to the National Housing Corporation (NHC) Located on plots number [&hellip

Bandits Kill Four Police In Mbande.

Bandits Kill Four Police In Mbande.

The ministry of home affairs said today bandits have gunned down four policemen after they ambushed Mbande’s CRDB Bank microfinance unit and fled with guns. According to early reports two policemen died on the spot while the others succumbed to death in the hospital after sustaining life threatening injuries. The incident happened Tuesday night when [&hellip

State To Defend Peace At Any Cost, Vows PM.

State To Defend Peace At Any Cost, Vows PM.

The government has reiterated that it will defend the country’s peace at any cost. It has also declared zero tolerance for politicians who intend to cause a breach of the long cherished peace in the country. “We do not restrict political parties; but we do not allow violence through them as there is no freedom [&hellip

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has appointed Dr Modestus Kipilimba as the new Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS) to replace Mr Rashid Othman who had retired. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of state house communications Mr Kipilimba will be sworn in later today. Prior to his [&hellip