Category: Local News

JPM hits at food shortage cheats.

JPM hits at food shortage cheats.

President John Magufuli has come out strongly in condemnation of unscrupulous businessmen, politicians and the media for creating artificial food shortage. He has also ordered immediate review of the costs estimated for the construction of Simiyu Regional Hospital down from the whopping 46bn/- to around 10bn/-. Addressing a public rally in Simiyu yesterday where he [&hellip

Tanzanians Mark 53rd Revolution Day Today.

Tanzanians Mark 53rd Revolution Day Today.

Zanzibar marks the 53rd anniversary of the revolution today with President Ali Mohamed Shein expressing appreciation on progress attained in provision of social services to all since the ouster of the Omani-Arab sultanate oligarchy on January 12, 1964. “The revolution has served its purpose; inequality that existed during the rule of sultan has been controlled. [&hellip

Anti-poaching feat as more than 200 people convicted, jailed 2016.

Anti-poaching feat as more than 200 people convicted, jailed 2016.

The government has recorded tangible achievements in its anti-poaching drive after winning many cases in court of law as over 200 people have been convicted and sentenced to more than 20 years in 2016. The convicts have also paid 800m/- and they still owe the government 164bn/- as unpaid fines due to poaching activities, including [&hellip

Dar-Beijing Pledge Scaling Ties Up To Greater Heights.

Dar-Beijing Pledge Scaling Ties Up To Greater Heights.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has pledged continued cooperation between Tanzania and China in various fields through investments in industries, energy and infrastructure. The premier made the pledge yesterday at his Oysterbay residence in Dar es Salaam when he met with China’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Wang Yi, on behalf of President John Magufuli. [&hellip

JPM In Surprise Visit Of His Ex-Primary School In Chato.

JPM In Surprise Visit Of His Ex-Primary School In Chato.

President John Magufuli yesterday made an unannounced visit of Chato Primary School where he had acquired his primary education, pledging to construct three classrooms and one staffroom. According to a press statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications, President Magufuli’s pledge came following teachers’ concerns that despite having a big number of pupils, the [&hellip

Women Judges Encouraged To Fight Sexual Corruption.

Women Judges Encouraged To Fight Sexual Corruption.

Vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan has advised all female Judges across the country to fight against corruption, gender violence and sexual corruption so that women could fairly get their rights without being discriminated upon in the society. The VP gave the advice when she was opening the eighth Tanzania Women Judges Association (TAWJA) meeting in Dar [&hellip

Let’s Honour Mapinduzi Heroes, Says Shein.

Let’s Honour Mapinduzi Heroes, Says Shein.

Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein yesterday officially inaugurated a new secondary school in Mkanyageni Village, South Pemba Region, with a call to members of the public to honour fallen heroes who struggled for the isles’ liberation. He described the occasion as among the objectives for the 1964 Revolution, which aimed to end discrimination and ensure [&hellip

Chinese Foreign Minister Jets Into Dar Today.

Chinese Foreign Minister Jets Into Dar Today.

Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi is expected in the country today for a one-day working visit. During his visit, Mr Wang will meet and hold official talks with his host, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga, on cooperation between the two countries and later hold a joint press [&hellip

Two Top Mtwara Coop Officials Held Over ‘Lost’ Cashewnuts.

Two Top Mtwara Coop Officials Held Over ‘Lost’ Cashewnuts.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, yesterday ordered the arrest of four officials, including two from the Masasi-Mtwara Cooperative Union Limited (MAMCU), following the loss of over 2,000 tonnes of cashewnuts. Mr Majaliwa, who is on official tour of Ruvuma Region, directed the Regional Police Commander Zuberi Mwombeji to arrest the officials and bring them [&hellip

Dodoma Airport ‘neighbours’ hail move to compensate them.

Dodoma Airport ‘neighbours’ hail move to compensate them.

Victims of Dodoma Airport expansion expressed their gratitude yesterday over a recent decision by the government to start compensating houses in Makole Ward, which were marked for demolition, affirming readiness to vacate the airfield. About 234 houses in Chadule B and Makole area in Dodoma Municipality were marked for demolition mid-last year, paving way for [&hellip