Category: Local News

Dar, Beijing Sign Central Railway Construction Deal.

Dar, Beijing Sign Central Railway Construction Deal.

Construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge has begun after the government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Exim Bank of China in Dar es Salaam yesterday. The agreement involves forming technical teams from both sides to oversee various issues regarding the whole construction process and other administration matters. The Permanent [&hellip

CCM Picks Magufuli For Chairmanship.

CCM Picks Magufuli For Chairmanship.

Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) National Executive Committee (NEC) has unanimously endorsed President John Magufuli to become the 5th chairman of the ruling party. Yesterday, the party’s chairman and former president Jakaya Kikwete whose chairmanship ends today, chaired his last NEC meeting that saw Dr Magufuli receiving support from all members. CCM will get its new [&hellip

Maalim Seif Reach Of The ICC Court Today Accuse The Government Leaders.

Maalim Seif Reach Of The ICC Court Today Accuse The Government Leaders.

Association of Citizens (CUF) said its secretary general, Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad today will go to the Court of the International Criminal (ICC) to prosecute government officials claiming they abuse their power during the general elections last year and then to persecute, arrest and beat supporters of the party without errors. The main opposition party [&hellip

CCM Will Never Die, Affirms JK.

CCM Will Never Die, Affirms JK.

National CCM Chairman Jakaya Kikwete yesterday insisted that the ruling party will never die as it was now stronger than ever before. Mr Kikwete, who is also former Union President, made the remarks while opening the party’s Central Commitee (CCM-CC) meeting that convened to deliberate on several issues ahead of the party’s national congress scheduled [&hellip

Child Labour On The Decline, Says Recent Study.

Child Labour On The Decline, Says Recent Study.

The state of child labour in the country has declined by 2.3 per cent in the past eight years, according a new report released yesterday. The Tanzania’s Mainland 2014 Child Labour Survey report launched in Dar es Salaam indicates that 28.8 per cent or 4.2 million out of 15 million children are engaged in child [&hellip

Chinese Boost For Central Line.

Chinese Boost For Central Line.

Plans for the construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge form are now up for implementation as Chinese Exim Bank has agreed to give a soft loan of 7.6 billion US dollars (about 16 trillion/-) to finance the project. According to a statement issued yesterday by the State House, the amount is [&hellip

Chinese Boost For Central Line.

Chinese Boost For Central Line.

Plans for the construction of a 2,190-kilometre central railway line to standard gauge form are now up for implementation as Chinese Exim Bank has agreed to give a soft loan of 7.6 billion US dollars (about 16 trillion/-) to finance the project. According to a statement issued yesterday by the State House, the amount is [&hellip

Varsities’ Enrolment Set To Double By 2020.

Varsities’ Enrolment Set To Double By 2020.

The government plans to raise university enrolment from the current 224,080 to 468,530 by 2020 to equip more students with skills to accommodate industrial development demands. Moved by growing concern to transform the country into a middle income country through industrial-powered economy come 2025, the government is eying a Third Generation university facility with technology [&hellip

Kinana Unveils Top CCM Position ‘Exit Plan’.

Kinana Unveils Top CCM Position ‘Exit Plan’.

Secretary General of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Abdulrahaman Kinana yesterday unveiled his plan to quit the party’s top executive job at the general congress to give chance to energetic youth to lead East Africa’s oldest political party. Speaking here shortly after inspecting the party’s main conference centre, a place set to accommodate nearly [&hellip

380 Students Recalled To UDOM.

380 Students Recalled To UDOM.

Hardly five per cent of the entire batch of about 8,000 students who were recently suspended from the University of Dodoma had the required qualifications to pursue the Special Diploma in Science Education at the public university. The Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Prof Joyce Ndalichako, said in Dar es Salaam yesterday [&hellip