Category: Local News

Dar Magistrate Acquits Richmond Managing Director.

Dar Magistrate Acquits Richmond Managing Director.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday acquitted the Managing Director of Richmond Development Company, Mr Naeem Gire on fraud charges relating to the company’s capacity to produce 100MW of electricity in Tanzania. Principal Resident Magistrate Cyprian Mkeha ruled in favour of the accused person, ending the pending criminal trial on a [&hellip

Dar Police Arrested Over 267 For Various Offences.

Dar Police Arrested Over 267 For Various Offences.

Police Force in Dar es Salaam zone have arrested more than 267 people with various offences including using of drugs and robing by using weapons in different places in Dar es Salaam. The suspects were arrested during a special five-day operation launched by law enforcement agents in voarious areas in the city. Addressing a news [&hellip

RC Gives 14-Day Ultimatum For Identification Of Evictees.

RC Gives 14-Day Ultimatum For Identification Of Evictees.

Morogoro Regional Commissioner (RC), Dr Stephen Kebwe, has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Morogoro District Commissioner (DC) led team to identify people with permanent residences ahead of their eviction from water sources in Uluguru Mountain. The RC ordered the team to conduct fresh assessment of all people within 60 metres from the water sources, warning [&hellip

Govt Okays Hiring Of 10,000 Public Servants.

Govt Okays Hiring Of 10,000 Public Servants.

The government has approved employment permits for 9,721 vacancies from July, last year to March, this year, the National Assembly was told yesterday. Minister of State in the President’s Office – Public Service and Good Governance – Ms Angellah Kairuki said this while moving her ministry’s budget estimates for 2017/2018, yesterday. She added that 3,174 [&hellip

PM’s Team Unearths ‘Thieves’ At WETCU.

PM’s Team Unearths ‘Thieves’ At WETCU.

A Probe team formed by Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has unearthed massive financial irregularities in Western Zone Tobacco Growers Cooperative Union (WETCU), it has been revealed. The Premier had on March 16, this year, disbanded the board of directors for WETCU and Tanzania Tobacco Board (TTB) after it came to light that the two institutions [&hellip

Magufuli Cuts TCU Tail.

Magufuli Cuts TCU Tail.

Tanzanian students for eons had no say over one of the most important stages of their lives – choosing a university and a course to pursue. The mandate and final say into it laid with the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU), that had to peruse through a list of alternatives to allocate a student, an [&hellip

Peace, Unity Messages Colour Easter.

Peace, Unity Messages Colour Easter.

President John Magufuli and clerics yesterday hyped the country’s peace, tranquility and hard work as Tanzanians joined the rest of the world to celebrate Easter. Dr Magufuli, speaking at St Peter’s Church in Oysterbay and the Africa Inland Church Pastorate of Magomeni in Dar es Salaam where he attended the Easter prayers, pleaded with all [&hellip

Mwigulu Assures Tanzanians Of Worship Freedom.

Mwigulu Assures Tanzanians Of Worship Freedom.

Home Affairs Minister Mwigulu Nchemba yesterday graced the Easter festive in Dar es Salaam, reaffirming the government’s commitment to protect the freedom of worship and individuals rights. Thousands of city residents flocked the Uhuru Stadium to celebrate the Easter, with prayers for the nation taking the centre stage. “The country’s constitution provides for freedom of [&hellip

ATCL Set To Send 28 Pilots, Engineers To Addis For Training.

ATCL Set To Send 28 Pilots, Engineers To Addis For Training.

Seeking to embark on capacity building for its employees at affordable costs, Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) will send 28 pilots and aircraft engineers for training at institutions operated by Ethiopian Airlines in Addis Ababa. “Training a pilot in Ethiopia will save US $500 dollars per hour compared to the amount currently paid for such [&hellip

TCRA Fines 7 Telecom Firms Over Poor Service.

TCRA Fines 7 Telecom Firms Over Poor Service.

Seven mobile phone service providers have been fined 695m/- over failure to meet quality standards of service provision set by the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA). The fine came after TCRA conducted a quality of service (QoS) measurement between January and March, this year, in three regions — Dar es Salaam, Mbeya and Iringa. The [&hellip