Category: Local News

Police Officer Guns Down Ex-Wife Outside Babati Bank.

Police Officer Guns Down Ex-Wife Outside Babati Bank.

As dusk was settling on Friday evening, Babati Township in Manyara Region went into a standstill as screams tore the skies following series of gunshots outside NMB Bank premises. By the time gun smoke settled, a woman identified as Regina Daniel, aged 23, was lying down soaked in her own pool of blood. It was [&hellip

Why JPM picked non economist to head BoT.

Why JPM picked non economist to head BoT.

President John Magufuli yesterday appointed a new Central Bank governor in style, breaking a norm of choosing an economist; instead, he has opted for taxation law Professor Florens Luoga. His appointment to replace Prof Benno Ndulu was a surprise — emerging in the course of another event to reward the members of the three committees [&hellip

Tanzanite-One: We’re in step with JPM.

Tanzanite-One: We’re in step with JPM.

The Management of Tanzanite-One Mining Limited has expressed the firm’s commitment to support President John Magufuli’s initiative to ensure that tanzanite gems and other natural resources benefit the nation and was thus ready to negotiate with the State to this effect. It says in a statement released from Mirerani, the company’s board and management expressed [&hellip

Moshi Firm Develops New Model For Police Vehicles.

Moshi Firm Develops New Model For Police Vehicles.

Moshi-based Safari Vehicle Conversions Company, RSA Limited, has developed a new vehicle design for security and defence uses. The new design will enable the police force in the country to effectively conduct operations and patrols against crimes. RSA Limited, the pioneers of safari vehicle bodies in the tourist sector, has successfully repaired 15 dilapidated motor [&hellip

Mwigamba, nine others cross from ACT to CCM.

Mwigamba, nine others cross from ACT to CCM.

Former Secretary-General of the Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT Tanzania), Mr Samson Mwigamba and nine senior party members have defected to the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), while commending President John Magufuli for protecting natural resources. Announcing the decision on behalf of the other members in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Mr Mwigamba said [&hellip

Fair mining sector era dawns.

Fair mining sector era dawns.

The government and Barrick Gold Mine Corporation have finally buried the hatchet with a resolution to share profits accrued from the mine on a 50-50 ratio and grant the State a 16 per cent stake in its gold mines. The negotiations were reached after discussions between experts from the two sides, focused on resolving a [&hellip

HESLB Announces 10, 000 First-Year Loan Beneficiaries.

HESLB Announces 10, 000 First-Year Loan Beneficiaries.

Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) has released first batch of 10,196 successful loan applicants for first year undergraduate courses, set to begin late this month. A total of 34.6bn/- has been earmarked to finance the studies for the applicants pending other batches to be announced any day before opening of universities at the end [&hellip

Oman Sultan Assures JPM Of Industrial Drive Support.

Oman Sultan Assures JPM Of Industrial Drive Support.

The Sultan of Oman, His Majesty Sayyid Qaboos bin Said Al Said, has assured President John Magufuli of the Sultanate support to Tanzania’s industrial investment drive, power generation and value addition in minerals to boost the economy. In a special message delivered at State House in Dar es Salaam, yesterday, by Oman Minister of Oil [&hellip

Stop Pushing PCCB With Your Allegations, Trio Warned.

Stop Pushing PCCB With Your Allegations, Trio Warned.

The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) has advised the Arumeru East MP, Mr Joshua Nassari, to let it perform its duties professionally, after presenting to them his alleged bribery claims according to the laid down rules and procedures. Thus, PCCB Director General Mr Valentino Mlowola directed Mr Nassari to stop immediately uttering words [&hellip

Farmers Have Reason To Smile Over Good Rains.

Farmers Have Reason To Smile Over Good Rains.

The rains promise ‘normal to above normal’ over most parts of the country between this November and next April, the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) announced in Dar es Salaam yesterday. “Occasional heavy rains are expected over these areas especially towards January, next year. The rainfall season is likely to start in November and December, this [&hellip