Category: Local News

Ex-PCCB Official Arraigned, Faces 42 Counts.

Ex-PCCB Official Arraigned, Faces 42 Counts.

Former Chief Accountant with the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), Godfrey Gugai appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam, yesterday, charged with possessing unexplained properties, all valued at over 3.6bn/-. He was arraigned alongside three other people, including George Makaranga, Leonard Aloys and Yasini Katera, who were jointly accused [&hellip

JPM: Law Fears Nobody.

JPM: Law Fears Nobody.

President John Magufuli yesterday ordered the demolition of Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) building, proving the adage that ‘law is a doubled-edged sword.’ The pulling down of the imposing structure at Ubungo along Morogoro road will pave way for construction works on the expansion of Morogoro highway. Dr Magufuli directed the Tanzania National Roads Agency [&hellip

Anti-Aids battle is full steam, says Mhagama.

Anti-Aids battle is full steam, says Mhagama.

The government, through the Commission for AIDs (TACAIDs) has reiterated its commitment to intensify the battle against the epidemic virus, affirming that come 2020, at least 90 per cent of all people living with HIV will know their status. It has in addition stated that 90 per cent of people diagnosed with HIV infection will [&hellip

Eleven dead in African safari plane crash.

Eleven dead in African safari plane crash.

Eleven people have died after a plane belonging to a safari company crashed in northern Tanzania, according to the aircraft’s owners, Coastal Aviation. Coastal Aviation did not say what caused the crash. “We are deeply saddened to report that eleven people have died after a single-plane accident this morning in Northern Tanzania,” the company said [&hellip

EAC Leaders To Deliberate On Health Issues.

EAC Leaders To Deliberate On Health Issues.

Heads of state in the East African Community (EAC) will meet later this month for their first-ever engagement to address health issues in the bloc. At the Kampala retreat in Uganda, the EAC leaders will deliberate on how to widen regional integration on the health sector as well as infrastructure funding and development. Themed ‘Deepening [&hellip

Nyalandu Faces 32bn/- Loss Probe.

Nyalandu Faces 32bn/- Loss Probe.

Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Hamis Kigwangalla has ordered investigations against Lazaro Nyalandu (pictured) over loss of 32bn/- in hotel concession fees. Dr Kigwangalla told the National Assembly here yesterday that he had directed the police and Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) to probe the former occupant of his portfolio. Debating the 2018 [&hellip

Museveni: I Salute You !

Museveni: I Salute You !

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has saluted the Tanzanian government for allowing the 1,445 Hoima-Tanga crude oil pipeline to traverse its territory as well as creating a conducive environment for the project’s implementation. Mr Museveni gave the kudos at the weekend during a groundbreaking ceremony to lay a foundation stone of the crude oil pipeline that [&hellip

Requiem For TSN Journalist Rose Today.

Requiem For TSN Journalist Rose Today.

The funeral details for the departed Tanzania Standard Newspapers (TSN) staff member- Ms Rose Massa Athumani- have been announced. According to the T-bone TSN Deputy Managing Editor (DME), Ms Tuma Abdallah, the requiem mass will be held today at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) from 11 am with Roman Catholic Church leaders leading the service. Having [&hellip

Silver Lining On The Horizon As Students’ Loan Hitches Fixed.

Silver Lining On The Horizon As Students’ Loan Hitches Fixed.

The Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) has revealed reasons why some students at different higher learning institutions were yet to be given loans. Speaking in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the HESLB Executive Director, Mr Abdu-Razaq Badru, cited some of them as multiple admissions, discrepancies in application forms and failure to meet the required criteria. [&hellip

Tanzania Has Enough Medicines, Says Minister.

Tanzania Has Enough Medicines, Says Minister.

Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Ummy Mwalimu has told parliamentarians in Dodoma, today, that the country has enough drugs in each district council. She made the clarification while responding to a supplementary question from Siha MP, Dr Godwin Mollel, who wanted to know measures that the government is undertaking to solve [&hellip