Category: Local News

​Lissu Remanded After Bail Application Flops.

​Lissu Remanded After Bail Application Flops.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court yesterday sent the opposition Member of Parliament (MP) for Singida East Constituency Tundu Lissu to remand until Thursday to await an objection to bail by the prosecution in relation to the new sedition case that he is facing. Principal Resident Magistrate Wilbard Mashauri will deliver his ruling on the matter [&hellip

​Kafulila Named True Hero In IPTL Deal.

​Kafulila Named True Hero In IPTL Deal.

President John Magufuli yesterday appreciated former Kigoma South legislator David Kafulila’s firmness on the infamous Tegeta Escrow scandal, saying Kafulila demonstrated the highest level of patriotism. Dr Magufuli, addressing the residents of Nguruka ward during the launch of a mega water project in Uvinza district, said he would have left the area with guilty consciousness [&hellip

Majaliwa Descends On Mbozi DED, Three Officers.

Majaliwa Descends On Mbozi DED, Three Officers.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday suspended acting Mbozi District Council Executive Director Elisey Mgoyi and three other officers over misuse of public funds. The ejected officers are the council’s treasurer, Mr Simon Noel, cashier, Bahati Chomoka and procurement officer, Remmy Haule. Addressing Mbozi District and Council’s employees at Vwawa Secondary School here yesterday, the premier [&hellip

Dar Police Set Date With Former Jailbirds.

Dar Police Set Date With Former Jailbirds.

The Acting Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander, Mr Lucas Mkondya has issued a seven-day ultimatum to all people who had already served jail terms over various crimes to report to Zonal Criminal Officer. Issuing the directive in Dar es Salaam yesterday during a press conference, Mr Mkondya said the aim was to monitor [&hellip

​Return Home, Burundians Told.

​Return Home, Burundians Told.

President John Magufuli yesterday suspended temporarily the registration and naturalisation of Burundian refugees, urging the immigrants to return home. But, the president was quick to caution: “It’s not that I am expelling Burundian refugees, I’m just advising them to voluntarily return home.” The directive followed President Nkurunziza’s assurance to Tanzania that his country has stabilised, [&hellip

Army Gear Case Stalls As Manji Falls Ill.

Army Gear Case Stalls As Manji Falls Ill.

Yusuf Manji (41), a prominent businessman in the city charged with illegal possession of government stamps and bundles of fabric used for making military uniforms, among others, yesterday failed to show up at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate Court in Dar es Salaam on grounds that he was ill. Senior State Attorney, Nasoro Katuga informed the [&hellip

​Former High Court Judge, Upendo Msuya Is No More.

​Former High Court Judge, Upendo Msuya Is No More.

High Court Judge Upendo Msuya, who resigned from the post two months ago due to poor health, is dead. The Registrar of the High Court Ilvin Mgeta told the ‘Daily News’ that burial arrangements were being made by family members at her residence in Tegeta area on the outskirts of the city. Judge Msuya has [&hellip

​JPM Warns Defiant Fuel Dealers.

​JPM Warns Defiant Fuel Dealers.

President John Magufuli has added weight to the ongoing Electrical Fiscal Petrol Printers(EFPPs) crackdown, issuing a 14-day ultimatum to owners of petrol stations countrywide to ensure that they fit their pumps with the gadgets or risk losing their businesses. He has also directed regional commissioners (RCs) and district commissioners (DCs) to closely supervise the exercise. [&hellip

VP Bids Farewell To Mwakyembe’s Wife.

VP Bids Farewell To Mwakyembe’s Wife.

Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan yesterday led mourners to pay their last respects to the late Ms Linah Mwakyembe, wife of the Minister for Information, Sports and Culture, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe. Former presidents of the second and third-phase government, Mr Ali Hassan Mwinyi and Benjamin Mkapa, were among the mourners together with other public leaders, including [&hellip

​Four Children Suffocate In Car.

​Four Children Suffocate In Car.

Tragedy struck Kidongo-Chekundu Street in the West Urban Municipality yesterday as four under-five children suffocated to death in a parked car, Police and Hospital sources confirmed. “It is a misfortune. At around 6pm on Sunday, the police were informed that four children were missing. Police officers, in collaboration with family members and residents, immediately started [&hellip