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JPM Revokes Mwakyembe’s Order.

JPM Revokes Mwakyembe’s Order.

President John Magufuli has revoked Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Harrison Mwakyembe directives over presenting birth certificate before getting marriage. President Magufuli said so far less than 20 percent of Tanzanians possess birth certificate. He said most of people in rural areas have no birth certificates and it has been difficult for them to get [&hellip

Magufuli Inspects State House Site, Reaffirms Relocation To Dodoma.

Magufuli Inspects State House Site, Reaffirms Relocation To Dodoma.

President John Magufuli yesterday inspected the site for State House construction at Chamwino village, assuring residents that he will soon relocate to Dodoma from Dar es Salaam. At the inspection tour, Dr Magufuli was accompanied by Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa, Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office, Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Youth, Employment and People [&hellip

22-Year Lady Delivers Healthy Quadruplets.

22-Year Lady Delivers Healthy Quadruplets.

Isengule resident on the shoreline of Lake Tanganyika in Katavi Region’s Tanganyika district, 22-year old Fatuma Issa, has delivered quadruplets, one of them a girl. The new babies are believed to be the first quadruplets delivered at Mpanda Municipal Hospital. Nursing-in-Charge at the municipal health facility, Mr Alexander Kasagula said Ms Issa delivered the four [&hellip

Former Presidents Pay Last Respects To Kahama.

Former Presidents Pay Last Respects To Kahama.

Three former presidents yesterday led thousands of mourners to pay last respects to the late Sir George Kahama who was buried at Kinondoni cemetery. Presidents Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Benjamin Mkapa and Jakaya Kikwete said Sir George, a long serving public servant, has left behind a trail of good tales. The deceased succumbed to kidney complications [&hellip

Board, co-Operative Union Dissolved Over Fund Misuse.

Board, co-Operative Union Dissolved Over Fund Misuse.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa (pictured) yesterday dissolved Tanzania Tobacco Board (TTB) and Western Zone Tobacco Growers Cooperative Union Ltd (WETCU) over failure to supervise the crop and embezzlement of funds. He also ordered Tabora Regional Police Commander to arrest four WETCU leaders and close down the union offices, pending investigations on allegations of fund misuse. [&hellip

Manji Temporary Release Bid Hits Nnag.

Manji Temporary Release Bid Hits Nnag.

The High Court yesterday refused to grant a temporary release to prominent businessman Yusuf Manji, who is receiving treatment at Aga Khan Hospital while under custody of the Immigration Department. Judge Ama Munisi turned down the oral request that had been advanced by Manji’s lawyers; as such order would render nugatory the hearing of the [&hellip

Lissu arrested, transported To Dar.

Lissu arrested, transported To Dar.

Opposition Chief Whip, Tundu Lissu has been arrested and transported from Dodoma to Dar es Salaam. Mr Lissu is accused of going against agreed terms in the bail he was granted recently. Mr Lissu is one of Tanganyika Law Society’s Presidential candidates. The election is set for tomorrow. Source:Daily News

No Birth Certificate, No Marriage.

No Birth Certificate, No Marriage.

Only people with valid birth certificates will be allowed to get married effective May 1, 2017, it was declared here yesterday. Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Harrison Mwakyembe directed the Registration, Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) to initiate a legal process to ensure that legal marriage is strictly restricted to only citizens with birth documents. [&hellip

Shein Calls For Stronger Isles-Brazil Ties.

Shein Calls For Stronger Isles-Brazil Ties.

President Ali Mohamed Shein yesterday met the Brazilian Ambassador to Tanzania, Mr Carlos Alfonso Iglesias Puente, at State House where they discussed strengthening relations, with a new focus on promoting spices trade from Zanzibar. “Zanzibar admires Brazil’s pace of development, let us share experience on how we can speed up economic growth including trade and [&hellip

Court Set To Deliver Ruling On TLS Meeting Petition.

Court Set To Deliver Ruling On TLS Meeting Petition.

The outcome of a petition seeking to challenge the holding of the Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) Annual General Meeting (AGM) slated for March 18 will be known today, when the High Court in Dar es Salaam will give its decision. A panel comprising judges Rose Teemba, Beatrice Mutungi and Ignas Kitusi will deliver their ruling [&hellip