Category: Local News

Team Set To Establish ‘Poor’ Form II Results.

Team Set To Establish ‘Poor’ Form II Results.

Education stakeholders in the country have decided to work together to address Mtwara Region poor performance in National Form Two Exams, according to the latest reports which displayed it as being in bottom in the hierarchy. Under the umbrella of Tanzania Education Network (TEN/MET), the stakeholders yesterday gave a joint statement and called for immediate [&hellip

Ag CJ For ‘Greater ICT’ Judiciary.

Ag CJ For ‘Greater ICT’ Judiciary.

The newly-appointed Acting Chief Justice of Tanzania, Professor Ibrahim Juma, was sworn-in by President John Magufuli yesterday, pledging to trans-form the judiciary towards timely dispen-sation of justice through the use of Infor-mation and Communication Technology (ICT). “My (immediate) predecessors (former chief justices Barn-abas Samatta and Mohamed Chande Othman) have laid down a strong foundation through [&hellip

Cabinet Reshuffle ‘Imminent’ As JPM PicksTtwo To House.

Cabinet Reshuffle ‘Imminent’ As JPM PicksTtwo To House.

President John Magufuli yesterday nominated two Members of Parliament, a move that has made some political analysts ‘smell’ some changes in the cabinet. Those nominated are Law Professor Palamagamba Kabudi and Chairman of the CCM parents’ wing, WAZAZI, Mr Abdallah Bulembo, bringing the total number of presidential nominees in the House so far to eight. [&hellip

State Acts To Control Food Prices.

State Acts To Control Food Prices.

Distribution of food across regions currently hit by skyrocketing prices is about to start, the government announced in Dodoma yesterday, insisting that over 1.5 million metric tonnes (MT) of various food items are available for the undertaking. The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, insisted in the new national capital-designate that the country “has not reported [&hellip

Police Hold Suspect For Allegedly Killing son.

Police Hold Suspect For Allegedly Killing son.

Joyce Mathew (33), a resident of Nsumba in Ilemela Municipality, is under police custody allegedly for beating her child to death. The police also arrested three people claimed to be involved in cyber-crime. Mwanza Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Ahmed Msangi, told reporters here yesterday that the incident occurred on January 11, this year. He [&hellip

Form Two Assessment Rate Go Up.

Form Two Assessment Rate Go Up.

The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) yesterday released results for the 2016 National Form Two Assessment, which saw the pass rate going up by about two per cent in comparison to previous results. The results, released in Dar es Salaam, also indicated that nine schools out of 10 with poor performance were from Mtwara [&hellip

Deal squarely with party betrayers, saboteurs,’ Vice-President says

Deal squarely with party betrayers, saboteurs,’ Vice-President says

SUNDAY NEWS REPORTER 15 JANUARY 2017 CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Central Committee (CC) member who is also the Vice- President, Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan, has called upon the party leaders in Kaskazini (A) Unguja Region to take appropriate actions against members who betray and sabotage the efforts undertaken to strengthen the party. Ms Hassan made [&hellip

Government leaders optimistic of stronger and better Union

Government leaders optimistic of stronger and better Union

ISSA YUSSUF IN ZANZIBAR 15 JANUARY 2017 DAILY NEWS GOVERNMENT leaders are very much optimistic on the measures being mooted towards solving snags and challenges facing the Union between Zanzibar and Tanganyika, saying the measures were likely to strengthen it and ultimately have a prosperous Union. The leaders’ optimism was expressed after a day-long discussion [&hellip

Investigators to probe cause of recent fire at Dar airport.

Investigators to probe cause of recent fire at Dar airport.

A special team of investigators has been formed to investigate the cause of the fire that gutted down a luggage storage facility at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) Terminal II causing chaos and loss of property. The fire occurred on Thursday at around 11:00 pm. However, the airport fire brigade managed to extinguish the fire. [&hellip

Kilombero MP jailed six months over meeting hall chaos.

Kilombero MP jailed six months over meeting hall chaos.

The Member of Parliament for Kilombero (Chadema), Peter Lijualikali (30), has been sentenced to six months in jail for inciting violence at a meeting. But according to the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, the MP will continue with his legislative position after serving the sentence since it has not exceeded six months. Lijualikali [&hellip