Tanzania : News

News : Tanzania : News

Shooting Scare At Outspoken MP's Home

[Citizen] Arusha -Police here are investigating reports of a shooting at the residence of outspoken Arumeru East MP (Chadema) Joshua Nassari on Friday night. (AllAfrica)

Contracts of National Ranch Corporation Investors Revoked

[Citizen] Morogoro -Livestock and Fisheries Development minister Luhaga Mpina has directed the National Ranch Corporation (Narco) to revoke contracts with three investors owning 68,000 hectares of land. (AllAfrica)

Anxiety Grips Locals Following Decision to Demolish Houses

[Citizen] Residents of Dodoma Region have been gripped by anxiety after Reli Assets Holding Company (Rahaco) announced a demolition exercise to over 1,000 traders, who have constructed business facilities and make-shift structurers in a railway reserve area. (AllAfrica)

Nicol Declares Dividend Payment for First Time

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -National Investments Company Limited (Nicol) has declared a dividend of 25 per share to its shareholders for the first time since its inception. (AllAfrica)

Zanzibar Police Arrest Businessman at Airport, Find 8kg in Gold

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Police here have launched an investigation following the arrest of a prominent businessman, Mr Naushad Mohamed Suleiman, nabbed with eight kilogrammes of gold at Zanzibar International Airport on Wednesday night. (AllAfrica)

Continent's Editors Hope for New Era in Zimbabwe

[SANEF] The African Editors Forum (TAEF) has welcomed the political change in Zimbabwe and has expressed hope that the presidency of Emmerson Mnangagwa will usher in a new era for media freedom in Zimbabwe. (AllAfrica)

Councillor Dies in Road Accident

[Citizen] Songea -A Special Seats (CCM) councillor, Ms Mariam Yusuph, died yesterday with two others cheating death in a car accident that occurred yesterday. (AllAfrica)

UN Tax Office Urged to Curb Offshore Tax Havens

[Daily News] AFRICAN countries and development partners need to strengthen the United Nations (UN) tax office to enable it deal with illegal stashing of financial wealth to offshore tax havens. (AllAfrica)

DED Set Sight On Industrial Parks

[Daily News] Tabora -DISTRICT Executive Directors (DEDs) from the lake zone regions plan to establish industrial parks in all the districts, countrywide to speed up transformation of the nation to a semi-industrial economy. (AllAfrica)

Lugalo Club Host Monthly Mug Golf Meet Tomorrow

[Daily News] TANZANIA People's Defence Forces (TPDF) Lugalo Golf Club course of Dar es Salaam is set to host Monthly Mug Golf tournament tomorrow. (AllAfrica)

Exports Rise to Six Months High

[Daily News] TANZANIA'S exports rose to six months high in June thanks to gold that contributed the largest share of the increase, according to newly released Central Bank data. (AllAfrica)

Uhamiaji, KVZ Maintain Winning Streak in Netball

[Daily News] THE Union league defending champions Uhamiaji and KVZ have maintained their winning streak in the ongoing league at the Zanzibar Gymkhana Club courts. (AllAfrica)

'Thanks for This Wonderful Jester of Cultural Exchange'

[Daily News] MEMBERS of the Saptak Folk Dance Group from India presented their Athinga Raas dance piece and nine others, to an appreciative audience, at Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC) in Dar es Salaam, last Tuesday evening. (AllAfrica)

Kagera Set to Reduce Malaria Prevalence

[Daily News] CONCERTED efforts are needed to ensure that malaria is completely eliminated. Residents in Kagera Region should cooperate fully in the Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) exercise. (AllAfrica)

'CECAFA to Help Azam Spread Wings'

[Daily News] AFTER a successful stint in the country, Azam Television is looking forward to spread its wings throughout the continent after winning rights to broadcast the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, which kicks off this Sunday in Kenya. (AllAfrica)

Land Use Plan Launched in Serengeti District

[Daily News] LAND, Housing and Human Settlements Development Minister William Lukuvi has launched the land use plan here to foster investments in Serengeti district. (AllAfrica)

Zari Warns Diamond Against Flirting With Other Women

[Nation] It seems like Zari is yet to fully heal from the wounds of the cheating scandal that rocked her relationship with Diamond a few months ago. (AllAfrica)

Germany Donates Over U.S. $2 Million - to Boost UN Food Programme

[Daily News] THE German government has contributed 2 million Euros ( over 5.3 bn/-) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help maintain food stocks for almost half a million refugees and asylum seekers residing in Tanzania and Rwanda. (AllAfrica)

Netball Has to Regain Focus, Appeal

[Daily News] UNION netball league currently taking place at the Gymkhana Club courts in Zanzibar, is struggling to appeal to fans as it used to be in the past. For the past few years, the sport lost its appeal due to various factors, chief among them is poor leadership and lack of financial support. (AllAfrica)

Stars' Coach Issues Rallying Cry

[Daily News] MAINLAND football team, Kilimanjaro Stars Head Coach Ammy Ninje said their main target in Kenya will be to win the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup title. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania Suffers National Power Outage

[East African] Tanzania was hit by a country-wide blackout early on Thursday due to a technical glitch in its national power grid, the country's state-run electricity supplier said. (AllAfrica)

Employers Risk Harsh Punishment Over Non-Registration With WCF

[Daily News] THE government yesterday warned defiant employers who have not registered with the Worker Compensation Fund (WCF), threatening stern legal measures. (AllAfrica)

Two Deceitful Traders Cornered

[Daily News] PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa leaves the Dar es Salaam Port after his impromptu visit to the facility, yesterday. The Premier unearthed a scam involving clearance of 44 semi-trailers through the use of his name to evade payment of relevant taxes. (Photo by PMO) (AllAfrica)

Bank of Tanzania Dispels Islamic Bank Closure Rumours

[East African] The Bank of Tanzania has moved to prevent a possible run on deposits at the sharia-compliant Amana Bank after reports circulated on social media of the financial institution's imminent closure. (AllAfrica)

President Magufuli's Absence At Uhuru Kenyatta Fete Raises Eyebrows

[East African] About 47 foreign delegations including 23 heads of State or their deputies joined thousands of Kenyans to witness the swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta for his second term in office. (AllAfrica)

Chadema Ilemela Campaign Manager, 16 Others in Court

[Citizen] Seventeen members of Opposition Chadema have appeared before the Mwanza Resident Magistrate's Court on November 29 facing accusations of causing chaos and injuring people during Sunday's, November 26, councillorship by-election for Mhandu Ward here. (AllAfrica)

Govt Urged to Act As Institution

[Citizen] Stakeholders on November 29, 2017 asked the government to act as an institution instead of implementing the agenda initiated by the president. (AllAfrica)

Tanzania PM Orders Arrest of Two Traders for Using His Name to Clear Cargo From Port

[Citizen] Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the Inspector General of Police Simon Sirro to arrest the owners of Nas Company and that of Wallmark for allegedly trying to use his name to clear 44 trailers from Dar es Salaam Port in a move aimed at evading due taxes. (AllAfrica)

Ruaha National Park Named One of the World's Best Places to Visit

[Citizen] Tanzania's largest park, Ruaha has been named as one of 21 best places to visit in the world in 2018 by National Geographic. (AllAfrica)

'There's Nothing Like Playing Music With Others'

[Daily News] ANOTHER dimension was added to the music last Sunday evening, at the Julius Nyerere International Convention Centre (JNICC), in the City Centre, when the South African, Given Jabulane Nkosi, added his tenor solos to the Dar Choral Society and Orchestra's repertoire. (AllAfrica)

Jobs and Paid-for Schooling Can Keep Tanzanian Girls From Early Marriages

[The Conversation Africa] Sub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the top five countries in early marriage - or child marriage - rates: Niger, Chad, Mali and Central African Republic. Despite decades of campaigning to restrict or forbid early marriage, little has changed for the world's poorest women. The percentage of these particularly poor women who were in a conjugal union by the age of 18 has remained unchanged for the continent as a whole since 1990 - and has actually risen in East Africa. (AllAfrica)