Category: Local News

Magufuli Tells Off Makonda … Orders Payment of All Container Taxes, Condemns Selfish Public Leaders.

Magufuli Tells Off Makonda … Orders Payment of All Container Taxes, Condemns Selfish Public Leaders.

President John Magufuli yesterday closed the 20-container tax dispute at the Dar es Salaam Port, ordering payment of all the requisite taxes and duties as the law demands. He reminded public leaders to work diligently and legally, warning individuals bent on using their positions to further personal interests. Dr Magufuli, addressing public leaders and civil [&hellip

Ghasia, Soni Quit Bunge Committee.

THE Parliamentary Budget Committee yesterday suffered a blow, following the resignation of its Chairperson, Ms Hawa Ghasia (Mtwara Rural-CCM) and Vice Chairperson, Mr Jitu Soni (Babati Rural-CCM). The Clerk of the National Assembly, Mr Stephen Kagaigai, confirmed yesterday that the two had resigned. “I am aware that they have resigned as Chairperson and Vice Chairperson [&hellip

Ebola Cases Not In Our Region, RC Assures Rukwa Residents.

Ebola Cases Not In Our Region, RC Assures Rukwa Residents.

The Rukwa Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Joachim Wangabo has assured residents in the region that there are no Ebola cases in the area after previous reports, saying that preventive measures have been taken in all border areas. Since the disease was reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in northern Kivu province recently, 91 [&hellip

Tanzania, Uganda Savour Joint Permanent Commissions Success.

Tanzania and Uganda have gained great success in the Joint Permanent Commissions (JPC), which took place in Arusha in April, 2017 and the ongoing meeting in Kampala, Uganda. Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga and his Ugandan counterpart, Sam Kutesa said during the opening of JPC in Kampala that the [&hellip

Lawyer Recuses Self In Nine Chadema Officials’ Case.

Lawyer Recuses Self In Nine Chadema Officials’ Case.

The criminal trial of nine senior officials with Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema), including National Chairman Freeman Mbowe, on 11 seditious charges yesterday took a new turn when the defence lawyer, Advocate Jeremiah Ntobesya, recused himself from the case. Such a dramatic turn of events occurred few minutes after the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court [&hellip

Govt Intensifies Screening As Ebola Plagues Drc.

Govt Intensifies Screening As Ebola Plagues Drc.

The government has intensified screening of all travellers entering the country through several entry points, including borders and airports as the spread of Ebola disease continues haunting the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A total of 90 people in the DRC were until yesterday diagnosed with Ebola with 50 people pronounced dead since the [&hellip

Pm Castigates District Executives Over Laxity.

Pm Castigates District Executives Over Laxity.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has said that the presence of placards normally displayed during rallies, convened by top leaders, is a clear indication that council executives do not visit citizens in their respective areas and resolve problems facing them. Mr Majaliwa made the remarks here on Friday evening when addressing a rally at Parking Stadium [&hellip

Geita Business Forum Opens Today.

Geita Business Forum Opens Today.

Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Minister Dr Harrison Mwakyembe is today expected to grace the Geita Business forum. The forum commenced here yesterday, with entrepreneurs and companies showcasing their various businesses and economic activities. The guest of honour among other things is expected to lead the forum, which brings together investors, traders, ordinary wananchi and [&hellip

‘Only 30pc Of Health Centres Are Fitted With E-Payment Devices’

‘Only 30pc Of Health Centres Are Fitted With E-Payment Devices’

Minister of State in the President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Government) Selemani Jafo said only 30 per cent of all health centres countrywide were fitted with electronic payment devices. He said lack of such a payment system created loopholes for the embezzlement of public funds. “For this reason, the government has taken measures to [&hellip

Car Accident Kills Five, Injures Three In Rorya District.

Car Accident Kills Five, Injures Three In Rorya District.

Rorya. Five people have been killed and three others injured after their car overturned as they travelled from Busurwa to Tarime. Tarime special zone police commander Henry Mwaibambe said the accident occurred at dawn on Tuesday, August 14 at Bukwe Village. According to him, preliminary findings established that the accident was caused by speeding as [&hellip