Category: Local News

Flop Ghost Still Haunts Jangwani …Ndalichako Accuses Teachers Of Negligence, Wants Them Held Accountable.

Flop Ghost Still Haunts Jangwani …Ndalichako Accuses Teachers Of Negligence, Wants Them Held Accountable.

JANGWANI Ward Education Officer (WEO) and teachers at the girls’ school face stern disciplinary measures over gloomy performance in the just released national form six examinations. Already the School’s Headmistress has been suspended pending investigations over the miserable results in the national exams. Education, Science and Technology Minister Professor Joyce Ndalichako yesterday ordered that the [&hellip

Minister Sacks Taesa Boss Over Incompetence.

Minister Sacks Taesa Boss Over Incompetence.

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled), Ms Jenista Mhagama has revoked the appointment of Tanzania Employment Services Agency (TaESA) Acting Executive Director Mr Saneslaus Chandarua for failing to deliver. Speaking to TaESA staff in Dar es Salaam this week, Minister Muhagama said that [&hellip

GOVT TIGHTENS SCREWS ON VARSITIES, COLLEGES.

GOVT TIGHTENS SCREWS ON VARSITIES, COLLEGES.

Speaking at the 13th Exhibitions on Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation in Dar es Salaam, Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Joyce Ndalichako said such institutions will not be allowed to admit students in the 2018/19 academic year. “I urge the universities that were found to be below standard during the evaluation, to [&hellip

China Requested To Broaden Markets.

President John Magufuli has appealed to China to expand broaden its markets for products from Africa, saying time was ripe for the two partners to raise their relationship to a higher level, focused, especially, on the continent’s economic liberation. He pointed out that, given China’s huge population estimated at 1.4 billion, the more African products [&hellip

Ambulance driver suspended from work on minister’s orders over khat.

Ambulance driver suspended from work on minister’s orders over khat.

Simiyu.The Minister for Health Ms Ummy Mwalimu has directed the Tarime District Council Director, Mr Elias Ntiruhungwa, to suspend the driver of the ambulance that was seized on Wednesday for carrying khat including officials, who were in the ambulance. The Minister gave the order on Thursday at the launch of a project known as ‘’Tuwatumie’’ [&hellip

Magufuli sacks Mwigulu Nchemba as Home Affairs Minister.

Magufuli sacks Mwigulu Nchemba as Home Affairs Minister.

Dar es Salaam. President John Pombe Magufuli has made a cabinet reshuffle of which he has sacked Minister for Home Affairs Dr Mwigulu Nchemba. Announcing the cabinet reshuffle yesterday, Chief Secretary Mr John Kijazi said President Magufulu has appointed Mr Kangi Lugola to replace Dr Nchemba. Prior to his new apoointment, Mr Lugola, also a [&hellip

Jamii Forum founder speaks out on ‘government shutdown’.

Jamii Forum founder speaks out on ‘government shutdown’.

Dar es Salaam. The Founder of Jamii Forum, a whistle blowing forum, Mr. Maxence Melo has revealed the reason behind his organization decision to shut down its site. Mr. Melo said they have decided to shut down the forum because the Electronic and Postal Communication Regulations doesn’t accommodate service providers. Speaking to The Citizen in [&hellip

UWT calls development stakeholders to support women.

UWT calls development stakeholders to support women.

The Chairperson of Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) women’s Wing, (UWT), Ms Gaudensia Kabaka has asked development stakeholders to focus on supporting women in rural areas so that they can participate in bringing about development through industrialisation. Speaking during the Africa Reconnect 2018 Conference and Exhibition in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Ms Kabaka said women are [&hellip

Tips for boosting Africa’s peace… From ex-presidents Mkapa, Mbeki and Mohamud.

Tips for boosting Africa’s peace… From ex-presidents Mkapa, Mbeki and Mohamud.

Former African leaders have called on current leaders in the continent to promote universal accession and implementation of the African Peer Review Mechanism to foster peace and security. Former presidents Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania, Thabo Mbeki of South Africa and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia, said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that APRM was an [&hellip

Ambitious scheme for better towns on.

Ambitious scheme for better towns on.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said yesterday that the government was reviewing the national building specifications and codes to meet the current needs and planning, especially in townships, cities and fast growing municipalities. He said the move sought to create a well planned and designed buildings so that the mistakes experienced in Dar es Salaam city [&hellip