Category: Local News

Tanzania Vows To Support AU In Security Issues.

Tanzania Vows To Support AU In Security Issues.

Tanzania has vowed to work closely with other African Union (AU) member states in discussing about security challenges facing the continent and engage in diplomatic talks in seeking solution as stipulated in the union’s Constitution. The Vice President Ms Samia Suluhu Hassan made the assurance yesterday at the 27th AU Heads of State and Government [&hellip

NSSF Suspends 6 Directors, 5 Managers.

NSSF Suspends 6 Directors, 5 Managers.

National Social Security Fund’s (NSSF) six directors and five managers have been suspended to pave way for investigations over alleged embezzlements, office abuse and violation of rules and regulations governing investment and project management. Suspended are Director of Planning, Investment and Projects Yacoub Kidula, Director of Finance Ludovick Mrosso, Director of Administration and Personnel Chiku [&hellip

Majaliwa: Focus On Water Research Findings.

Majaliwa: Focus On Water Research Findings.

African countries have been challenged to direct their focus on the significant results of scientific research to underpin the solutions of the challenges facing the water sector on the continent. The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, made the remarks in Dar es Salaam during the opening of the 6th Africa Water Week which commenced yesterday, [&hellip

Civilians In Police For Reassignment.

Civilians In Police For Reassignment.

President John Magufuli yesterday ordered an immediate removal of civilians from the police force, directing the Home Affairs Ministry to investigate and prosecute suspects alleged to have swindled billions for the officers’ uniforms. Dr Magufuli demanded from Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ernest Mangu a list of all civilian employees in the force, promising to [&hellip

Makonda  Starts Classroom Construction Campaign.

Makonda Starts Classroom Construction Campaign.

Dar es salaam regional commissioner (rc) mr paul makonda has announced commencement of classroom construction campaign to ensure better learning environment for students in both primary and secondary schools in the city. mr makonda made the statement in dar es salaam shortly after receiving a donation of 10,000 iron sheets worth 200m/- from mm integrated [&hellip

Dar Mayor Urges TCRA To Act Against Misuse Of Social Media.

Dar Mayor Urges TCRA To Act Against Misuse Of Social Media.

Dar es salaam Mayor, Isaya Mwita, has appealed to the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) to prosecute people misusing social media by posting false and inflammatory statements. He made the plea following a recent false statement circulated in the social media claiming that he was opposing Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda’s directive on [&hellip

Magufuli Appoints Mrema New Parole Board Chairman.

Magufuli Appoints Mrema New Parole Board Chairman.

President John Magufuli yesterday appointed new leaders and executives of government institutions including the Chairman of Tanzania Labour Party (TLP), Mr Augustino Lyatonga Mrema, who has been appointed new Chairman of Tanzania National Parole Board. Mr Mrema, also former Vunjo Constituency Member of Parliament (MP) takes over from retired Judge Eusebia Nicholas Manuo, whose term [&hellip

Southern Regions Finally Get Medical Stores Department Services.

Southern Regions Finally Get Medical Stores Department Services.

The Medical Stores Department of Tanzania (MSD) has opened an outlet in Ruangwa District Hospital to serve more than 500 hospitals of Lindi, Mtwara and Tunduru District in Ruvuma Region. Speaking during the official opening of the shop yesterday, the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, said that it would help to improve availability of affordable [&hellip

Magufuli Appoints Rutasitara New TCAA Deputy Board Chairman.

Magufuli Appoints Rutasitara New TCAA Deputy Board Chairman.

President John Magufuli has appointed Professor Longinus Rutasitara the Deputy Chairman of Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority’s (TCAA) board. A statement by State House acting director of communication Gerson Msigwa said Prof. Rutasitara replaces Dr Nyamajeje Weggoro who has completed his term. The appointment is with effect from July 16, this year. “The Civil Aviation Act, [&hellip

Premier Directs Board To Remove Nuisance Levies On Cashew Nuts.

Premier Directs Board To Remove Nuisance Levies On Cashew Nuts.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the Cashewnut Board of Tanzania (CBT) to implement his directives of removing five out of nine nuisance taxes that farmers were required to pay. Speaking in Mtwara yesterday, the Prime Minister said the removal of the taxes begins in this year’s cashew nut farming season. According to a statement [&hellip