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Manhunt Closes on Poachers Behind Chopper Shooting.

Manhunt Closes on Poachers Behind Chopper Shooting.

    The  government is closing in on key suspects behind the killing of a British pilot, Roger Gower, whose helicopter was gunned down by poachers in Maswa Game Reserve last Friday. Addressing a news conference here yesterday, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, Maj Gen Gaudence Milanzi, said that [&hellip

CT-Scan Machine Intended For UDOM Installled At MNH.

CT-Scan Machine Intended For UDOM Installled At MNH.

      The new CT-Scan machine that was installed at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), in December last year was originally designated for the Benjamin Mkapa Ultramodern Hospital of the University of Dodoma (UDOM), the government admitted yesterday. The Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Hamisi Kigwangalla, told the Parliament [&hellip

Ukraine economy minister resigns

Ukraine economy minister resigns

​Ukraine’s Economy Minister Aivaras Abromavicius has resigned, citing ‘efforts underway to block major government reforms needed for the country’s growth.’ “Today, I made the decision to submit by resignation from the post of minister of Ukraine’s economic development and trade,” Abromavicius said on Wednesday, adding, “The reason is the sharp escalation in efforts to block [&hellip

Barca hit seven past Valencia

Barca hit seven past Valencia

Luis Suarez scored four and Lionel Messi three as Barcelona thrashed Gary Neville’s Valencia 7-0 to all but book their place in the Copa del Rey final. Neville’s five-game unbeaten run in the competition came to a shuddering halt as Suarez scored twice in the opening 12 minutes of the semi-final first leg, before Messi [&hellip

Martinez makes £31m China move

Martinez makes £31m China move

Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande have signed Atletico Madrid striker Jackson Martinez for 42m euros (£31.8m). The Colombian will join up with his new squad when they resume winter training in Dubai on February 9, after completing a medical. “We firmly believe that the addition of international football star Jackson Martinez will strengthen our [&hellip

Porsche boss rejects driverless cars

Porsche boss rejects driverless cars

​Porsche has no plans to develop driverless cars, unlike most other carmakers who are embracing the autonomous driving revolution, its chief executive has said. Oliver Blume told German newspaper Westfalen-Blatt that people wanted “to drive a Porsche by oneself”. He added that Porsche did not need to team up with any tech firms. Analysts Boston Consulting Group [&hellip

Directive On Retention Of Funds In Public Firms Doesn’t Affect Local Authorities.

Directive On Retention Of Funds In Public Firms Doesn’t Affect Local Authorities.

      A new  directive abolishing retention of funds in public institutions will not cover local government authorities and social security funds, the government said yesterday in the National Assembly. The Minister of State in the President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Government), Mr George Simbachawene, clarified that the directive which was contained in [&hellip

Kinondoni Municipal Targets to Bolster Revenue Collection.

Kinondoni Municipal Targets to Bolster Revenue Collection.

      Kinondoni  Mayor Boniface Jacob has outlined his priorities targeting to triple revenue collection from 48bn/- to 144bn/- , infrastructure improvement and keeping the municipal dirt free during his administration. He revealed his plans in Dar es Salaam yesterday when receiving his party (CHADEMA) manifesto from the party’s coast regional coordinator Mr Casmir [&hellip

Halotel to Cover All Villages.

Halotel to Cover All Villages.

    The  new communication company in the country, Viettel Tanzania, which trades as Halotel is set to put up telecommunication infrastructure in 1,800 villages across the country between May and October, this year. This was revealed in the National Assembly yesterday by the Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa, while responding [&hellip

Songwe is new region – with four districts

Songwe is new region – with four districts

      President John Magufuli has proclaimed Songwe as a new region formed out of Mbeya and announced formation of six new districts, including Ubungo and Kigamboni in Dar es Salaam. The announcement was made here yesterday during a news conference by Minister of State in President’s Office (Regional Administration and Local Governments), Mr [&hellip