Category: Local News

Report Fake NEEC Officials, Beng’i Urges Tanzanians.

Report Fake NEEC Officials, Beng’i Urges Tanzanians.

The National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC) has strongly warned individuals and institutions swindling money from citizens purporting to help them meet requirements needed to get 50m/- for every village promised by the Fifth Phase Government. The NEEC Executive Secretary, Ms Beng’i Issa, told journalists yesterday in Dar es Salaam that stern measures will be taken [&hellip

Wife Decides To Set Ablaze House In Retaliation.

Wife Decides To Set Ablaze House In Retaliation.

She woke up in the early hours of Sunday morning, armed with a container of gasoline she used to set ablaze an entire block comprising of residential units as well as retail stores in Lemara Ward, South of Arusha City. Ms Victoria Wenga, however, was apprehended by nearby residents before she could escape from the [&hellip

Tricky Burundi Refugees Irk PM.

Tricky Burundi Refugees Irk PM.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has issued a stern warning to former Burundi refugees who have officially been given Tanzania citizenship to refrain from illegally welcoming and accommodating Burundians who have not been naturalised to live in Katumba and Mishamo refugee settlements. He has also ordered all Burundians who have illegally entered and stayed [&hellip

Postal Bank Gets Ready For DSE Listing To Raise Share Capital.

Postal Bank Gets Ready For DSE Listing To Raise Share Capital.

Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) is gearing up to get listed on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) and float its shares to raise capital and transform all its operations from manual to electronic. The state-run financial institution yesterday assured the Parliamentary Committee Accounts (PAC) that by May next year, it would have already been listed [&hellip

Two Killed Ss Police Foil Robbery.

Two Killed Ss Police Foil Robbery.

Police have gunned down two people in a robbery attempt while an unidentified person was killed by an angry mob after hurling a hand grenade in a failed attempt to kill community policing officials at Mabibo in Dar es Salaam. At the same time, police are holding a businessman Yoram Mbyellah, 42, for allegedly selling [&hellip

Daqarro Picked Arusha DC.

Daqarro Picked Arusha DC.

President John Magufuli has appointed Gabriel Daqarro as Arusha District Commissioner (DC) to fill the post left vacant by Mr Mrisho Gambo, who is now regional commissioner (Arusha). Dr Magufuli said in a press statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications in Dar es Salaam today that the appointment is effective from today. Last [&hellip

Ndugai To Seek Greater Harmony In The House.

Ndugai To Seek Greater Harmony In The House.

National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai has sought harmony and end to animosity that has been going on among MPs regardless of their political affiliation. Speaking after his arrival in Dodoma yesterday since his return from India where he went for treatment, Mr Ndugai said he would prefer to see unity, harmony and peace prevailing among [&hellip

Ghost Pupil Chase Catches 599 At Six Schools In Ilala District.

Ghost Pupil Chase Catches 599 At Six Schools In Ilala District.

A total of 599 ghost pupils have been discovered at six primary schools in Ilala, Dar es Salaam Region, hence necessitating a fresh verification in all 99 schools in the district. District Commissioner Ms Sophia Mjema said over the weekend that she has directed education officers and head teachers to conduct another verification to establish [&hellip

Intelligence Boss Othman Retires.

Intelligence Boss Othman Retires.

The Director of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS), Mr Rashid Othman, has officially retired from public service. Mr Othman’s retirement is effective from last Friday (August 19), after his three-year contract extension expired. Former President Jakaya Kikwete had extended the TISS chief’s contract after reaching the mandatory retirement age. He retired in 2013 and [&hellip

JPM Lauds Efforts By Former AfDB President.

JPM Lauds Efforts By Former AfDB President.

President John Pombe Magufuli met and held talks with former president of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Dr Donald Kaberuka in Dar es Salaam yesterday, expressing confidence on development counsel that Tanzania will receive from various sectors in the country. President Magufuli said Tanzania can benefit immensely from Dr Kaberuka’s advice on the country’s different [&hellip