Category: Local News

Experts Launch Kidney Website.

Experts Launch Kidney Website.

Health stakeholders yesterday launched the first Kiswahili kidney website, which provides useful information on kidney preventive, curative measures and addresses increased incidents of kidney complications in Africa. Launched in Dar es Salaam, the website will serve as a guide for kidney patients to take necessary precautions and thus lead safe lives, according to Dr Tayabal [&hellip

Dar Launches New ‘Bodaboda’ Plan.

Dar Launches New ‘Bodaboda’ Plan.

Dar es salaam Regional Commissioner (RC) Paul Makonda has launched a special programme aimed at improving motorcycle and tricycle taxis, also known as ‘bodaboda’ and ‘bajaji’, transportation in the city. The special programme, titled “Bodaboda and Bajaji New Look in Dar es Salaam’’, includes registration by using special numbers that will also appear on the [&hellip

Marriage Act At Advanced Stage – Mwakyembe.

Marriage Act At Advanced Stage – Mwakyembe.

A Government review of the outlived Marriage Act 1971 seeking to empower women and curb child marriage is now at advanced stage, according to Minister for Constitution and Legal Affairs Dr Harrison Mwakyembe. The Minister said here yesterday the government had opted for guidance on the matter from the Referral Court instead of tabling the [&hellip

Court Frees Zombe, Sentences Another To Death Over Murder.

Court Frees Zombe, Sentences Another To Death Over Murder.

The Court of Appeal today sentenced to death by hanging Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Christopher Bageni, but acquitted three others including Assistant Commissioner of Police Abdallah Zombe on charges relating to the killings of three mineral dealers and a taxi driver. Other police officers whose acquittals were confirmed by Court of Appeal panel comprising [&hellip

Hundreds Turn Up For Quake Charity Walk.

Hundreds Turn Up For Quake Charity Walk.

Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi leads hundreds of Dar es Salaam residents who turned up for Five Kilometres Kagera earthquake charity walk today. The charity walk intends to raise money for for last Saturday quake survivors. The walks starts and ends at Oysterbay Police Mess. the tremor left 17 dead, over 250 injured and destroy [&hellip

TCRA Bans Radio 5FM, Frees Magic FM.

TCRA Bans Radio 5FM, Frees Magic FM.

TCRA’s Content Committee has banned Radio 5FM Arusha for three month and imposed a fine of 5.0m/-for airing seditious content. Reading the judgment, the committees Vice- Chairperson, Mr Joseph Mapunda said the radio has been banned effective today. The committee said after three months ban the radio will be under close supervision for one year. [&hellip

Mrema Calls On Clerics To Help Convicts On Fines.

Mrema Calls On Clerics To Help Convicts On Fines.

Parole Board Chairman Mr Augustine Mrema has urged religious leaders to establish a fund in which the faithful could contribute money to save convicts compelled to go to jail for failure to meet fine payment options. He made the call in Dar es Salaam yesterday when he congratulated Reverend Getrude Rwakatare of the Mountain of [&hellip

Govt Devoted To End Ongoing Killings In Land Conflict Areas.

Govt Devoted To End Ongoing Killings In Land Conflict Areas.

Home Affairs Minister Mwigulu Nchemba has warned of stern legal actions against perpetrators of extrajudicial killings in areas with land conflicts pitting farmers on one hand and livestock keepers on the other. “There are no farms or herds of livestock that are worth the lives of human beings; the government will take actions on people [&hellip

BoT State Of The Economy Report Viewed Favourably.

BoT State Of The Economy Report Viewed Favourably.

The state of the economy presented by Central Bank Governor, Professor Benno Ndulu, in Dar es Salaam on Wednesday has met with positive reaction from the public with analysts projecting a bright future for the country. “The economic indicators are true and there is a bright future of the country’s economy,” a senior lecturer from [&hellip

Several Tanzanian Drivers, Trucks Kidnapped In Congo.

Several Tanzanian Drivers, Trucks Kidnapped In Congo.

Several Tanzanian truck drivers and eight trucks have been kidnapped in Namoyo, South Kivu, Congo DR the government confirmed. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the kidnappers are demanding a ransom of 4,000 US dollars (over 8m/-) per driver and payment should be settled in the next 24 hours. The Ministry Spokesperson, Ms Mindi Kasiga, [&hellip