Category: Local News

Wema Tests Positive Of Bhang Substance – Witness.

Wema Tests Positive Of Bhang Substance – Witness.

Actress Wema Sepetu’s urine was medically tested and found with components of bhang, a senior official with Chief Government Chemistry office, Elias Mlima, told the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Giving evidence in the trial of Sepetu, who is charged alongside two housemaids with drug abuse, Mlima, the Head of Laboratory [&hellip

​Drivers Smile To Fuel Tanks As EWURA Reduces Prices.

​Drivers Smile To Fuel Tanks As EWURA Reduces Prices.

The Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA) has reduced cap prices for petroleum products for the month of August with the public witnessing continued drop in prices for the months of April, May, July and August. According to a statement released yesterday by EWURA Acting Director General Engineer Godwin Samwel, the prices that shall [&hellip

​‘Don’t Worry, We Have Less Heart Problems’.

​‘Don’t Worry, We Have Less Heart Problems’.

The number of heart patients seeking treatment abroad has dropped by 80 per cent in the last financial year, the government said yesterday. Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ummy Mwalimu, told journalists in Dar es Salaam that the reduction in number of patients referred abroad has helped the government to save [&hellip

​NEC Rubbishes CUF Wrangle Involvement Reports.

​NEC Rubbishes CUF Wrangle Involvement Reports.

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has strongly refuted reports published in one of the Kiswahili daily newspapers on Thursday, that it was involved in advising Speaker of the National Assembly on how to address the matter surrounding the eight embattled Civic United Front (CUF) Special Seats Members of Parliament (MPs) and their replacements. According to [&hellip

Bury The Hatchet, Mbeya Councillors Told.

Bury The Hatchet, Mbeya Councillors Told.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has issued a two day ultimatum to councillors in Mbeya to solve their differences and focus on service delivery or else the government will dissolve them. The differences that have lasted for almost a year now, have led to the failure by councillors in the city to hold meetings and thus [&hellip

​Magufuli, Museveni To Lay Oil Pipeline Foundation Stone.

​Magufuli, Museveni To Lay Oil Pipeline Foundation Stone.

President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, will next week lay a foundation stone for the construction of the East African crude oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania. A statement availed to the media yesterday by the Director of Presidential Communication, Mr Gerson Msigwa, said that the heads [&hellip

​Wassira Bites The Dust In Bunda Poll Challenge.

​Wassira Bites The Dust In Bunda Poll Challenge.

The Court of Appeal yesterday confirmed Ms Ester Bulaya under Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) as the legitimate Member of Parliament (MP) for Bunda Urban Constituency. Justices Mbarouk Mbarouk, Augustine Mwarija and Rehema Mkuye reached such a decision after dismissing the appeal lodged by four Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) members, seeking the nullification of [&hellip

​Magufuli, Museveni To Lay Oil Pipeline Foundation Stone.

​Magufuli, Museveni To Lay Oil Pipeline Foundation Stone.

President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, will next week lay a foundation stone for the construction of the East African crude oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania. A statement availed to the media yesterday by the Director of Presidential Communication, Mr Gerson Msigwa, said that the heads [&hellip

IGP Sirro Showers Praise On Singida Regional Defence, Security Committee.

IGP Sirro Showers Praise On Singida Regional Defence, Security Committee.

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Simon Sirro, has commended the Singida regional defence and security committee for controlling highway robberies in the region, restoring peace and tranquility in the area. IGP Sirro showered the praise on the committee in his remarks he made here yesterday shortly after inspecting a special police parade mounted in [&hellip

​Immigration Tests JPM Patience.

​Immigration Tests JPM Patience.

President John Magufuli has directed the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, to suspend the Deputy Commissioner of Immigration, Grace Hokororo, over allegations of granting residence permits to 50 Somali nationals contrary to the laws. The Premier, however, ordered the Home Affairs Minister, Mr Mwigulu Nchemba to form a committee to investigate the entire process of [&hellip