Category: Local News

No Birth Certificate, No Marriage.

No Birth Certificate, No Marriage.

Only people with valid birth certificates will be allowed to get married effective May 1, 2017, it was declared here yesterday. Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Harrison Mwakyembe directed the Registration, Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) to initiate a legal process to ensure that legal marriage is strictly restricted to only citizens with birth documents. [&hellip

Shein Calls For Stronger Isles-Brazil Ties.

Shein Calls For Stronger Isles-Brazil Ties.

President Ali Mohamed Shein yesterday met the Brazilian Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Carlos Alfonso Iglesias Puente, at State House where they discussed strengthening relations, with a new focus on promoting spices trade from Zanzibar. “Zanzibar admires Brazil’s pace of development, let us share experience on how we can speed up economic growth including trade and [&hellip

Court Set To Deliver Ruling On TLS Meeting Petition.

Court Set To Deliver Ruling On TLS Meeting Petition.

The outcome of a petition seeking to challenge the holding of the Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) slated for March 18 will be known today, when the High Court in Dar es Salaam will give its decision. A panel comprising judges Rose Teemba, Beatrice Mutungi and Ignas Kitusi will deliver their ruling [&hellip

I Will Not Be Silenced, Declares RC Makonda.

I Will Not Be Silenced, Declares RC Makonda.

The Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Paul Makonda, has come out with all guns blazing, lashing out at his critics in the self declared war against drugs in his region, stating categorically that he will not be silenced. He took the opportunity to outline key priorities for his second year in office that kicks [&hellip

Oil,Natural Gas Exploration Officially Kicks Off In Isles.

Oil,Natural Gas Exploration Officially Kicks Off In Isles.

Oil and gas exploration works kicked off in Zanzibar yesterday, with a UK firm conducting survey on behalf of the government and United Arab Emirates (UAE) company. Officially launching the survey at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport here, Second Vice-President of Zanzibar, Ambassador Seif Ali Idd said the study will open doors for exploration and [&hellip

Get Rid Of Red Tape, Samia Tells Dodoma Leaders.

Get Rid Of Red Tape, Samia Tells Dodoma Leaders.

Vice-president Samia Suluhu Hassan yesterday warned Dodoma regional authorities against their red tape that risks stalling the development of six satellite cities planned in the designated capital. The VP issued the caution here during her meeting with regional leaders after receiving a report from the government formed task force to coordinate the relocation of the [&hellip

RC Orders Demolition Of Houses On Flood Prone Areas In Dar.

RC Orders Demolition Of Houses On Flood Prone Areas In Dar.

Dar es salaam Regional Commissioner (RC) Paul Makonda yesterday ordered immediate demolition of all houses built in the flood prone areas. He directed Ilala Municipal Council Director, Ilala District Commissioner and Ilala Administrative Secretary (DAS) to ensure all houses in the condemned areas are pulled down by today for the safety of their occupants. “All [&hellip

Grow Soya To Ensure Local Food Supply.

Grow Soya To Ensure Local Food Supply.

In addition to ensure plenty of food in the country, the government is putting up new strategy including cultivation of new Soya species that ensures high yields to its local farmers. The remark was made by the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Dr Charles Tizeba, during the Southern Agricultural Corridor of Tanzania (SAGCOT) partnership [&hellip

Dar Water Woes To End As Plant Gets Power.

Dar Water Woes To End As Plant Gets Power.

Dar es salaam residents will soon breathe a sigh of relief over water shortages following completion of the construction of a 33KV power line that will enable pumping of 196 million litres of water from Upper Ruvu Water Treatment Plant to the city daily. The 45-km power line was constructed from Chalinze sub-station to Mlandizi, [&hellip

Heavy Rains Leave Countrywide Trail Of Destruction, Deaths.

Heavy Rains Leave Countrywide Trail Of Destruction, Deaths.

Heavy rains yesterday pounded in different parts of the country, killing two and destroying infrastructure, crops, houses and livestock. In Dar es Salaam, rains wreaked havoc in the morning destroying roads and houses rendering them inaccessible, while in Morogoro more than 1,800 people were left homeless as rains ‘washed’ away their houses. In Kaliuwa District, [&hellip