Tag: tanzania

Tanzania: Harmonize Responds to Ben Pol’s Claims About Anerlisa

By Thomas MatikoBongo flava star Harmonize has hit back at his countryman Ben Pol over allegations that he...

Tanzania: State Security Operatives Dump Bobi Wine’s Promoter At Police

By Daily MonitorKampala — An events promoter, Mr Andy John Mukasa alias Bajjo, who was arrested by Presidential...

Tanzania: Wema Sepetu Thrown Behind Bars for Violating Bond Terms

By Thomas MatikoA court in Dar es Salaam has directed that popular bongo movie actress Wema Sepetu be...

Tanzania: Acacia Under Pressure for ‘Human-Rights Violations’

By James AnyanzwaAcacia Mining is facing increased pressure to resolve human-rights concerns at its North Mara goldmine. The...

Tanzania: Bank of Tanzania Lowers Banks’ Minimum Reserves to Spur Growth

By Beatrice MateruTanzania's Central bank has taken yet another liquidity-easing measure, reducing banks' minimum reserves requirement to seven...

Tanzania’s New Trade Minister Outlines Priorities

By Samuel KamndayaDodoma — The new Industry and Trade minister, Mr Innocent Bashungwa, has outlined what he is...

Tanzania: How Will Tanzania Government Finance Its 2019/20 Budget? That Is the Big Question

By Rosemary Mirondo and Alfred ZachariaDar es Salaam — Observers continue to analyse the government budget for the...

Tanzania: Man Jailed 30 Years for Defiling Minor

By Bahati ChumeSiha — The Siha District Court in Kilimanjaro Region has handed Gudlack Mungure a 30-year jail...

Tanzania Secures Rice, Maize Market in 7 Countries

By The Citizen ReporterDodoma — Tanzania has secured a market for its rice and maize in seven countries,...

East Africa: DR Congo Entry Into EAC Will Be a Game Changer

By Ivan R. MugishaThe Democratic Republic of Congo has applied to join the East African Community in a...

Senegal/Tanzania: Afcon 2019 – Mane Out of Senegal’s Opener Against Tanzania

By Emmanuel OkogbaSenegal's star attacker Sadio Mane will miss his team's African Cup of Nations opener against Tanzania...

East Africa: Tanzania Shines in Peace Index

Once again Tanzania has shone in the latest Global Peace Index (GPI) report, becoming this time the most...

Tanzania: Dar Opens E-Auction of Game Hunting Licences

By Bob Karashani and Apolinari TairoTanzania has started auctioning hunting concessions in some of the country's top game...

Sudan: Send the Khartoum Killers to the Hague As a Rapid Response to Crisis

opinion By Jenerali UlimwenguThe leopard will, if given half a chance, try to erase its spots, and pretend...

Tanzania: Averting Violence in Zanzibar’s Knife-Edge Election

analysis Next year's elections in Zanzibar, the semi-autonomous Tanzanian archipelago, will be hard fought. With the ruling party...

Tanzania: Zanzibar Plans to Use Its Own Funds On Huge Projects

FOLLOWING delays to get financial support from development partners, the Zanzibar government plans to use its own funds...

Tanzania: National Health Insurance Is Still Ineffective in Villages

CITIZENS with National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) cards face difficulties in accessing treatment in remote villages because the...

Tanzania: Kagera Region Put On High Ebola Alert

By Meddy MulisaKAGERA Region is on a high Ebola alert following the confirmation of an outbreak of the...

Tanzania: Dodoma Gets Kudos On Birth Certificates

By Nelly MtemaDODOMA Region authorities have been commended for their commitment and engagement to make the under-five birth...

Africa: Spotlight Gives Hope to Africa’s Hunted Albinos

By Ellen WulfhorstUnited Nations — In some countries in sub-Saharan Africa, people with albinism are attacked for their...

Tanzania Budget Imposes New Taxes On Wigs, Sanitary Towels

Dar es Salaam — Tanzania's Minister of Finance and Planning Philip Mpango has announced a 25 per cent...

Kenya: Tanzania and Kenya Face Big Cuts in US Anti-Aids Funding

By Daily NationNew York — Failure to provide essential data or to serve especially vulnerable groups will result...

Tanzania: Vat Exemption On Sanitary Pads – a Blessing or a Curse?

By Asia MTIMost girls in schools, who have hit puberty, do not use suitable sanitary pads during their...

Tanzania: Forecast – Heavy Rains to Pound Dar es Salaam for the Next Five Days

By The Citizen ReporterDar Es Salam — The Tanzania Meteorological Authority (TMA) has today warned of the occurrence...

Tanzania: Let’s Budget for the Diaspora

Diaspora? What relevance do they have to a national budget? Well at first glance the relevance might seem...

Tanzania Government Proposes New Taxes On Wigs, Drivers’ License Fees, and Sanitary Towels in New Budget

By Gadiosa LamteyDar es Salaam — Tanzania's minister of Finance and Planning Phillipo Mpango has today proposed new...

Tanzania Spent Sh7.98 Trillion Servicing Domestic, Foreign Debts in 2018/19

By Louis KolumbiaDar es Salaam — The government spent Sh7.98 trillion for servicing its debts from July 2018...

Tanzania: Presidents Magufuli and Tshisekedi Discuss Peace, Trade and Integration

Photo: allafrica.com The Democratic Republic of Congo has formally applied for admission to the six-member East African Community...

Africa: Magufuli Reveals ‘Strange’ Conditions Set By Investors for African Countries

By Nahashon MusunguTanzania President John Pombe Magufuli has lifted the lid on some of the strange conditions given...

Tanzania: Udom Excels in Moot Court Competition, Scoops Prize

Photo: ELSA The winning team from Strathmore University who won an international competition, from left, Mishael Wambua, Maleehah...

Tanzania: NEC Told to Come Clean On Voter Registration

By Louis KolumbiaDar es Salaam — Political stakeholders have urged the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to come out...

Tanzania: DRC President Felix Tshisekedi Coming to Dar es Salaam

By Majuto OmaryDar es Salaam — Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President, Felix Tshisekedi is expected to arrive...

Tanzania: Dr Mpango to Table 2019/2020 Budget in Dodoma Today

By The Citizen ReporterDar es Salaam — Minister of finance and planning Dr Phillip Mpango is expected to...

Tanzania: MPs’ Expectations in Govt’s Next Fiscal Plan

By Samuel KamndayaDodoma — How will the government fund its Sh33 trillion Budget? Finance and Planning minister Philip...

Kenya: Nakuru Lawyer Sues KQ Over Detention At Tanzania Airport

By Joseph OpendaA Lawyer has sued national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) over what he says is negligence following...

Tanzanian Opposition Leader Zitto Kabwe Arrested, Banned From Foreign Travel

By Amina WakoTanzanian opposition leader and Member of Parliament for Kigoma, Zitto Kabwe, has been arrested and banned...

East Africa: Movement of Engineers in EA On the Spot Again

By Zephania UbwaniArusha — The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) has been directed to finalise the engineering...

Tanzania: Government to Spend Sh82 Billion During Local Government Elections

By Fidelis ButaheDodoma — Government will spend Sh82.9 billion in conducting the local government elections set for October...

Tanzania: Five Million Tanzanians Have Been Issued With National IDs

By Habel ChidawaliDodoma — A total of five million Tanzanians have been provided with national identification cards, with...

Tanzania Banks Issue Alert On Kenya Shilling

By Rosemary MirondoDar es Salaam — The Tanzania Bankers Association has advised customers to take personal responsibility in...