Category: Local News

Tundu Lissu reportedly shot in Dodoma.

Tundu Lissu reportedly shot in Dodoma.

Dar es Salaam. Reports from Dodoma say that outsiken Singida East MP,Tundu Lisu Chadema ,has been shot by unknown assailants. Serengeti Mp, Marwa Ryoba, told The Citizen in Dodoma today, September 07, that Lissu has been rushed to Dodoma Gneral Hospital for medical attention. Police were yet to confirm the incident but another opposition MP,Zitto [&hellip

​Child kidnapping suspect quizzed.

​Child kidnapping suspect quizzed.

The alleged child kidnapper, Samson Peter, has reportedly confessed to the Police Force that he killed two children he had earlier kidnapped in Arusha and dumped them in a sewage tank. Arusha Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Charles Mkumbo, announced here that Peter (18), acknowledged that he kidnapped four children in the city, released two [&hellip

Kiswahili Has ‘Crucial EAC Integration Role’.

Kiswahili Has ‘Crucial EAC Integration Role’.

Kiswahili language is a strategic tool for attaining sustainable socio-economic development among East African Community (EAC) partner states and deepening regional integration, Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan said here yesterday. Gracing the opening of a three-day Kiswahili International Conference, Ms Samia stressed the significant role the language can play in attaining EAC integration pillars, which are; [&hellip

​Continue To Count On Us, FAO Boss Assures Magufuli.

​Continue To Count On Us, FAO Boss Assures Magufuli.

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director-General, Dr José Graziano da Silva, has assured President John Magufuli of the organisation’s commitment to support the country’s efforts in reforming the agriculture and agro processing sectors. Dr Silva, a Brazilian American agronomist and writer, gave the commitment at the State House in Dar es Salaam yesterday, after holding [&hellip

Big heads most likely to roll.

Big heads most likely to roll.

THE verdict is out. Four high ranking officials comprising sitting and former cabinet ministers have been accused of abuse of power which orchestrated the signing of dubious Tanzanite-related contracts, occasioning loss to the government of multi-million dollars in revenues. 0 Comments A Parliamentary Select Committee formed by National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai to thoroughly examine [&hellip

Three-CUF leaders died on road accident, backing from swearing-in ceremony in Dodoma.

Three-CUF leaders died on road accident, backing from swearing-in ceremony in Dodoma.

Three-Civic United Front (CUF) leaders for Muheza district, Tanga Region, Tanzania have died in a road accident earlier today while on their way from Dodoma to attend swearing in ceremony of newly seven legislators of CUF, and three others nursing their wounds. Coastal Region Police Commander (RPC) Jonathan Shana confirmed the incident, said the fate [&hellip

Tanzania: MPs in opposition camp boycott swearing in ceremony for CUF legislators.

Tanzania: MPs in opposition camp boycott swearing in ceremony for CUF legislators.

Legislators of official opposition parties in Tanzanian Parliament have boycotted swearing in ceremony of new special seats legislators from Civic United Front (CUF) which took place this morning in Dodoma. The incidence happened at 9:00am when Bunge session started with the National Anthem and the Speaker ordered start of the business. Official opposition camp in [&hellip

​Potential Cheats Warned As Primary Exams Begin.

​Potential Cheats Warned As Primary Exams Begin.

A total of 917,072 candidates are expected to sit the two-day 2017 Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) against the backdrop of a strong warning against cheating and other forms of misconduct. The National Examination Council (NECTA), Executive Secretary, Dr Charles Msonde, gave the warning in Dar es Salaam yesterday, saying cheats would face severe punishment [&hellip

​Ecstasy As India Accepts Tanzanian Pigeon Peas.

​Ecstasy As India Accepts Tanzanian Pigeon Peas.

Tanzania plans to export 300 tonnes of pigeon peas to India this year, with negotiations on the business deal well underway, already. Industry, Trade and Investment Minister Charles Mwijage (pictured) told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday that India had earlier this year banned imports of the crop, including from Tanzania, encouraging her citizens instead [&hellip

Kidnappers Haunt Geita, Arusha Parents.

Kidnappers Haunt Geita, Arusha Parents.

A joint manhunt launched by police in Geita and Arusha regions has nabbed one of the criminals in the recent wave of child kidnapping and extortion of money across the country. The suspect was caught at a guesthouse known as Shitungulu in Geita district, holding ransom a two-year old child in exchange for 4m/- he [&hellip