Category: Local News

Silver Lining On The Horizon As Students’ Loan Hitches Fixed.

Silver Lining On The Horizon As Students’ Loan Hitches Fixed.

The Higher Education Students’ Loans Board (HESLB) has revealed reasons why some students at different higher learning institutions were yet to be given loans. Speaking in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the HESLB Executive Director, Mr Abdu-Razaq Badru, cited some of them as multiple admissions, discrepancies in application forms and failure to meet the required criteria. [&hellip

Tanzania Has Enough Medicines, Says Minister.

Tanzania Has Enough Medicines, Says Minister.

Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Ummy Mwalimu has told parliamentarians in Dodoma, today, that the country has enough drugs in each district council. She made the clarification while responding to a supplementary question from Siha MP, Dr Godwin Mollel, who wanted to know measures that the government is undertaking to solve [&hellip

Zambian Business Community Showers Praise On Dar Port.

Zambian Business Community Showers Praise On Dar Port.

The Zambian business community has hailed the improvement of Dar es Salaam Port, efforts that have contributed to attract more cargo from the landlocked nation, thanks to an affirmative action being taken by the fifth phase government. Speaking in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the businesspersons from Zambia, who are currently on a familiarisation tour of [&hellip

Acacia’s Top Brass Bows Out.

Acacia’s Top Brass Bows Out.

Acacia Mining Chief Executive Officer, Brad Gordon and Chief Financial Officer, Andrew Wray have resigned and will leave the company by the end of the year, the gold mining giant said yesterday. It said it has appointed Peter Geleta, the Head of Organisational Effectiveness, as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Jaco Maritz, currently Acacia’s General [&hellip

Dar On Alert, Intensfies Control Of Marburg.

Dar On Alert, Intensfies Control Of Marburg.

Tanzanians have been alerted on Marburg outbreak in Eastern Uganda, with the government assuring of intensified defensive measures. Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and Children Minister Ummy Mwalimu yesterday allayed fears among citizens, saying the government has reinforced the capacity of testing centres at all regions that border Uganda. “Our aim is to ensure that [&hellip

Uhuru Kenyatta declared winner.

Uhuru Kenyatta declared winner.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a re-run of the presidential election. He won 98% of the vote with turnout at just under 39% – less than half that recorded in August’s vote, according to the election commission, according to BBC report. Despite pulling out of the re-run of presidential election, NASA’s [&hellip

Tanzania Goes For Rhino Food … And More Kids

Tanzania Goes For Rhino Food … And More Kids

Through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, Tanzania is now producing the leguminous ‘Leucaena’ silage, considered the most nutritious food for the Black Rhinoceros at the newly established Kamini Estate farm in Karatu district. “Previously, we used to import the forage from Kenya’s Lord Daramere Farms in Naivasha … but that was too cumbersome because we [&hellip

Ambitious Plans For Mwanza.

Ambitious Plans For Mwanza.

President John Magufuli yesterday unveiled plans to transform Mwanza into East Africa’s business hub through expansion and promotion of Mwanza Airport to international standards. The envisaged expansion works on the lakeside airport aim at attracting international airlines and tourists. Addressing a mammoth public rally here on arrival for a two-day state visit to the rocky [&hellip

Nyalandu Resigns, Defects To CHADEMA.

Nyalandu Resigns, Defects To CHADEMA.

The Singida North Member of Parliament, Mr Lazaro Nyalandu has just tendered in his resignation and used the occasion to cross over from the ruling party-Chama Cha Mapinduzi to the opposition camp-Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA). “I am defecting from the ruling party (CCM) having served it under various capacities, from the regional Youth [&hellip

JPM Two-Day Mwanza Tour Begins Tomorrow.

JPM Two-Day Mwanza Tour Begins Tomorrow.

President John Magufuli is tomorrow expected to begin a two-day working tour here where he is scheduled to inaugurate a number of projects. According to the Mwanza Regional Commissioner, Mr John Mongela, the President will jet in tomorrow and will launch the Furahisha Pedestrian Bridge and later in the day he will inaugurate the Sayona [&hellip