Category: Local News

State reinstates Std seven leavers.

State reinstates Std seven leavers.

The government yesterday ordered immediate reinstatement of public servants hired before May 20, 2004 and later dismissed over failure to present valid form four certificates. The formerly sacked employees on permanent and temporary terms will be paid all their accrued salaries since their dismissal and they will continue with their jobs to their retirement age. [&hellip

New era dawns for police.

New era dawns for police.

President John Magufuli has committed 10 billion/- for his own brainchild project which will involve the construction of new police quarters, first in Arusha and later on, across the nation as the project widens. “ The soon to be built houses will be strictly for low ranking police officers, because these are the ones who [&hellip

Nation remembers, prays for Karume.

Nation remembers, prays for Karume.

National leaders from both mainland and Zanzibar yesterday joined residents here at a special prayers to remember Zanzibar’s 1964 revolution heroes led by the late Abeid Amani Karume, Isles’ first President who was assassinated 46 years ago. Despite yesterday’s morning heavy rains, the annual special prayers were successfully held at the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM)-Zanzibar [&hellip

DNA paternity tests disorient fathers.

DNA paternity tests disorient fathers.

Deputy minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Dr Faustine Ndugulile, has reassured men in the country that there is no course for alarm on the figures of DNA tests that some of their children are not theirs. According to him, the figures that were initially released by the office of the Chief [&hellip

38 companies ready to invest in medical industries – Minister.

38 companies ready to invest in medical industries – Minister.

Thirty eight companies are ready to invest in the construction and running of pharmaceutical and medical related areas. This was revealed on Wednesday by the Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ummy Mwalimu in Dar es salaam after she hosted a meeting with investors expressing interest in building pharmaceutical and hospital equipments. [&hellip

Dar, Beijing offer link opportunity.

Dar, Beijing offer link opportunity.

Through the Belt and Road initiative, Tanzania and China have great opportunity to intensify connectivity between Tanzania and other countries in the region. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the ambitious Chinese foreign policy, Belt and Road initiative, will link Tanzania with [&hellip

Tabora bus accident kills twelve, injures 46.

Tabora bus accident kills twelve, injures 46.

Twelve people died on the spot while forty six were injured in a road accident in Makomero village in Igunga District in Tabora region The Regional Police Commander, Wilbroad Mutafungwa confirmed accident, revealing that it involved a bus owned by City Boy which was travelling to Dar es salaam from Karagwe District in Kagera Region. [&hellip

PMO budget drops as Parliament’s soars.

PMO budget drops as Parliament’s soars.

Prime Minister’s Office has reduced its budget estimates for next fiscal year by 46.7bn/- to 124.95bn/- from the current 171.66bn/- as the Parliament’s estimates have increased by 3.87bn/-. Moving the budget estimates for his office for the 2018/2019 financial year, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa (pictured) asked the Parliament to approve 124.95bn/-, out of which 66.16bn/- [&hellip

JPM Orders Timeous Installation of Radar.

JPM Orders Timeous Installation of Radar.

President John Magufuli has ordered the Ministry of Works and Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) to make sure installation of civilian radar to be completed in a set time frame. Addressing rally at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es salaam, President Magufuli said that his government has faith with the contractor who won [&hellip

Jubilations as third Bombardier arrives.

Jubilations as third Bombardier arrives.

After prolonged delays, the government is today scheduled to receive the third airplane, Bombardier Dash 8 Q400, which had been retained in Canada since mid-last year. Costing 32 million US dollars (over 65bn/-), the plane is one of the five aircrafts for the national flag carrier, Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL), which were ordered from [&hellip