Category: Local News

Opposition Cause Uproar In House As Lissu Faces Fresh Sedition Charges Today.

Opposition Cause Uproar In House As Lissu Faces Fresh Sedition Charges Today.

As Chadema Chief Legal Advisor Tundu Lissu faces fresh sedition charges today in Dar es Salaam, Opposition lawmakers yesterday caused uproar in Parliament, demanding that the issue be discussed in the House under an ‘emergency certificate’. The outspoken Singida East MP was arrested in Dodoma on Monday at the Bunge premises as he was getting [&hellip

JPM Swears To Spare No One In Illegal Drugs’ Business

JPM Swears To Spare No One In Illegal Drugs’ Business

President John Pombe Magufuli (JPM)today took another ‘bull by the horns’ and declared that anyone involved in the business of drug peddling should be arrested without looking at his/her position in the society. Without mincing words the JPM said: “War against drugs should not consider one’s fame, or ‘political correctness’ to be spared..,even if she [&hellip

Accident That killed Habari Leo Staff Climbs To 8.

Accident That killed Habari Leo Staff Climbs To 8.

The number of the people who have died in the road accident which claimed also the life of Habari Leo reporter, Arnold Swai based in Moshi has reached 8 after another one who was hospitalised at KCMC Hospital also passed away. Speaking with press in the area, Kilimanjaro Regional Police Commander (RPC) Mr. Wilbroad Mutafungwa [&hellip

Defence Forces On Call To Embrace Industrial Economy.

Defence Forces On Call To Embrace Industrial Economy.

Defence and security organs were yesterday told to embrace the government championed industrial economy, through setting up of factories to add value to locally produced raw materials. “Why should we import uniforms for members of the armed forces and yet we produce cotton in large quantities? Even if it means producing garments from locally available [&hellip

Number Of Drug Abuse Suspects Soars To 112.

Number Of Drug Abuse Suspects Soars To 112.

The number of suspected narcotic drug users and dealers has reached 112 after Tanzania police launched a three-day crackdown. And, the initial 12 who were arrested for the same accusations had their cases taken to court after they confessed of being involved though they were not found in possession of any drugs. The police have [&hellip

12 Cops Suspended Over Drugs.

12 Cops Suspended Over Drugs.

The 12 police officers who were named by Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Paul Makonda, in the ongoing anti-narcotic drugs crackdown have been suspended from their jobs pending investigation. The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ernest Mangu, told a news conference in Dar es Salaam that the Police Force would leave no stone unturned [&hellip

​CCM Plans Greater Innovation.

​CCM Plans Greater Innovation.

Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) celebrated its 40th anniversary since its establishment in Dodoma yesterday, committing to bank its efforts on innovation, democracy as well as getting the party back to the people. Established on February 5, 1977, Africa’s oldest political party formed after a ‘marriage’ between Tanganyika African National Union (TANU) and Afro-Shirazi Party (ASP), [&hellip

Media Services Act 2016 Now ‘Ready For Use.

Media Services Act 2016 Now ‘Ready For Use.

Regulations of the Media Services Act 2016 are now ready for application, putting diploma as minimum education qualification for journalists, the government announced here yesterday. The regulations came out after the law came into effect in December, last year, with stakeholders engaged in the debate on the level of education to be applied as qualification [&hellip

Tanzanian woman held in Delhi over 11bn/- ‘fine quality’ cocaine haul.

Tanzanian woman held in Delhi over 11bn/- ‘fine quality’ cocaine haul.

A Tanzania woman identified as Pamela David Kiritta (41) is among two people who were nabbed last Friday in India with four kilogrammes of ‘fine quality Colombian cocaine,’ with a street value of US 500,000 dollars (about 11bn/-), ac-cording to media reports from New Delhi. Ms Kiritta was arrested by India’s Narcot-ics Control Bureau (NCB) [&hellip

Fresh Details Emerge On Drugs Saga As Makonda Names 10 More Suspects.

Fresh Details Emerge On Drugs Saga As Makonda Names 10 More Suspects.

Fresh details are emerging on the drugs saga with the police in Dar es Salaam forming a special task force to deal with drug barons in yet another move seeking for a lasting solution on the illegal trade in the country’s commercial city. In the same vein, Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Paul [&hellip