Category: Local News

Traffic Dept Collects 3.4bn/- Fines In 2015.

Traffic Dept Collects 3.4bn/- Fines In 2015.

Traffic Police in Morogoro Region have for the past year collected 3.4bn/- up from 2.5bn/- in 2015 from fines resulted from traffic offenses. Morogoro Regional Police Commander (RPC) Ulrich Matei said here yesterday that a total of 115,100 traffic offences were recorded in 2016, saying a total of 86.259 traffic offences were recorded in 2015. [&hellip

800 Girls ‘Suffered FGM Last December Alone’.

800 Girls ‘Suffered FGM Last December Alone’.

800 girls were subjected to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in December last year alone, the Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Sihaba Nkinga, was told in Mara Region on Tuesday. Tarime District Commissioner (DC) Mr Glorious Luoga told the PS that all the girls were circumcised [&hellip

Most Loan Defaulters Still ‘Hiding’.

Most Loan Defaulters Still ‘Hiding’.

Higher Education Student’s Loans Board (HESLB) finalises preparations to publish names and pictures of education loan defaulters, only 31.6 per cent have so far come out and started repayment. The HESLB Executive Director, Mr Abdul-Razaq Badru, told the ‘Daily News’ that by yesterday, only 45,000 defaulters out of 142,470 had heeded to the instruction. Late [&hellip

JPM wants Kagera Fund verified

JPM wants Kagera Fund verified

DAILY NEWS REPORTERS / 03 JANUARY 2017 ​The president issued the directives yesterday following conflicting reports on the amount spent on rehabilitating Omumwani Secondary School, which was seriously affected by the September 10, 2016 earthquake in the region. Dr Magufuli who is in the region for a two day work tour that ended yesterday was [&hellip

Robbers pounce Chinese, leave with 25m/- at gunpoint in Dar

Robbers pounce Chinese, leave with 25m/- at gunpoint in Dar

LUDOVICK KAZOKA / 03 JANUARY 2017 ​The incident occurred at around 10:00 am when the Chinese Cheng Deng in a Rav4 vehicle with registration number T455 DFN, driven by one Richard Charles was on his way to deposit the money at the NBC bank Industrial Branch. “We were waiting for traffic lights to allow us [&hellip

2016: The year of success and pockets of challenges

2016: The year of success and pockets of challenges

ALVAR MWAKYUSA 01 JANUARY 2017 GOODBYE 2016 and welcome 2017; Tanzanians join the world to celebrate the new year today with clear memories of events that occurred last year, including the earthquake in Kagera Region which left 17 people dead and over 200 injured. * The year 2016 was a mixture of both good and [&hellip

Robbery cases drop as rape increases in 2016

Robbery cases drop as rape increases in 2016

IDDY MWEMA 31 DECEMBER 2016 DAR ES SALAAM Special Police Zone apprehended a total of 13,626 suspects as the year end, with cases of armed robbery dropping while rape and sodomy cases increased. Giving annual report in Dar es Salaam yesterday, The Police Zone Commander, Mr Simon Sirro said all the accused have appeared before [&hellip

Girls on government agenda to scale up higher learning

Girls on government agenda to scale up higher learning

DAILY NEWS REPORTER IN RUANGWA 30 DECEMBER 2016 THE government has reiterated its commitment to protect the girl child, expressing its desire to see them attain the highest educational qualifications. This was echoed by the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, in his remarks on separate occasions while addressing residents in various villages in Ruangwa District. [&hellip

Battle on cybercrime makes good headway

Battle on cybercrime makes good headway

FLORENCE MUGARULA 31 DECEMBER 2016 THE government, through the forensic unit, has so far managed to arrest at least 690 suspects for allegedly committing cybercrimes. The suspects include conmen, robbers, mobile phone grabbers and others who have been using internet systems to steal from innocent people. The Permanent Secretary (PS) in the Ministry of Home [&hellip

Girls on government agenda to scale up higher learning

Girls on government agenda to scale up higher learning

​DAILY NEWS REPORTER IN RUANGWA / 30 DECEMBER 2016 This was echoed by the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, in his remarks on separate occasions while addressing residents in various villages in Ruangwa District. On a four-day end-of-the-year leave that he has decided to turn into a working one to encourage development projects in the [&hellip