Category: Local News

CAG Probes Fixed Deposit Rip-off in Commercial Banks.

CAG Probes Fixed Deposit Rip-off in Commercial Banks.

The Treasury Registrar (TR), Mr Lawrence Mafuru, said the Controller and Auditor General (CAG), is conducting a special investigation on allegations that public servants pocket the interest income that arise from the fixed deposit accounts in commercial banks. Mr Mafuru told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday when giving clarification on emerging issues on fixed [&hellip

CAG Probes Fixed Deposit Rip-off in Commercial Banks.

CAG Probes Fixed Deposit Rip-off in Commercial Banks.

The Treasury Registrar (TR), Mr Lawrence Mafuru, said the Controller and Auditor General (CAG), is conducting a special investigation on allegations that public servants pocket the interest income that arise from the fixed deposit accounts in commercial banks. Mr Mafuru told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday when giving clarification on emerging issues on fixed [&hellip

Dangote says technical issue halt production, not costs.

Dangote says technical issue halt production, not costs.

Mtwara-Based Dangote Cement plant has dismissed as false and malicious reports that it had suspended operations due to exorbitant production costs. The cement manufacturers has instead attributed the temporary production stoppage to technical problems of the plant’s units, saying the company engineers were working hard to repair the fault parts to have the plant resuming [&hellip

Dar Court Told Of How ‘Mtoto Wa Ng’ombe’ Forged Papers.

Dar Court Told Of How ‘Mtoto Wa Ng’ombe’ Forged Papers.

A prominent businessman, Ndama Hussein (44), popularly known in the social buzz as Mtoto wa Ng’ombe, appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday charged with forging several documents, including a certificate of clearance from the United Nations for exportation of minerals worth over 16bn/-. Hussein was also charged with obtaining [&hellip

Lungu challenges TPA to sustain service efficiency at Dar Port.

Lungu challenges TPA to sustain service efficiency at Dar Port.

Zambian President Edgar Lungu toured the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) yesterday, reaffirming his country’s commitment to continue using the Dar es Salaam Port. Mr Lungu who concluded his three day state visit in the country said that strong business ties between Tanzania and Zambia were only based on the brotherly relationship that the two countries [&hellip

No To Civilian Army Outfit Dealers.

No To Civilian Army Outfit Dealers.

President John Magufuli yesterday made an impromptu tour of Ukonga Prison in Dar es Salaam, ordering an immediate stoppage of the sale of military uniforms by civilians. The president condemned the involvement of civilians in trading the uniforms, directing all people dealing in the military attires to cease the business and immediately surrender their consignments [&hellip

State Challenged To Double Health Investment.

State Challenged To Double Health Investment.

The government has been challenged to double investment in the health sector as the country has projected to have over 100 million people in 2050. The remark was given by various health sector stakeholders during a panel discussion to ‘X-ray the State of Tanzanian’s Health Care System’ held by the Embassy of Switzerland in marking [&hellip

MNH Plans Free Hepatitis Treatment.

MNH Plans Free Hepatitis Treatment.

Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) plans to establish a diagnosis of hepatitis B virus and offer free treatment with Tenofovir medication to patients for five years effective next month. MNH’s John Lwegasha, speaking in Dar es Salaam yesterday, said Tanzania becomes the second country after Rwanda within the East Africa to control and treat the disease. [&hellip

JPM, Lungu For Vibrant Tazara.

JPM, Lungu For Vibrant Tazara.

President John Magufuli and his Zambian counterpart Edgar Lungu have vowed to transform the Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) into business oriented and profit focused entity. The two leaders have also resolved to work hard on increased efficiency at the Tanzania-Zambia Mafuta (TAZAMA) pipeline, directing their respective Attorney Generals (AGs) to meet immediately to look [&hellip

Tanzania: Pinda’s Father Dies At 90.

Tanzania: Pinda’s Father Dies At 90.

Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda’s father, Mzee Xavery Mizengo Pinda, died at Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital yesterday at 90. According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, burial arrangements are being made at the former premier’s residence at Zuzu area in the designated capital