In The Spotlight
BEGINNING next week, permits for Investors will be processed within three days, a move that has been welcomed enthusiastically, as it will reduce red tape and promote business.
PRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein yesterday graced the customary Eid Baraza here with a call on Zanzibari’s and civil servants to be responsible citizens, patriotic and work harder to attain development goals as they reflect on the values that guide them in their faith.
QUALITY Group Limited and Golden Globe International Service suffered a legal blow last week when a Court of Appeal panel refused to disqualify themselves in determining the dispute involving the controversial sale of 34,479 shares worth 13bn/- in Mic Tanzania Limited, trading as Tigo.
EACH year, 1 million newborns die during their first day of life, 1.3 million babies are stillborn, and more than 300,000 mothers die during pregnancy and childbirth. That’s about as many deaths as the entire population of Namibia.
CATTLE supply at Pugu market recorded an increase last week, resulting into price fall across all the breeds although the retail prices remained unchanged in most parts of Dar es Salaam Region.
TWO prominent law professors, Gamaliel Mgongo Fimbo and Chris Maina Peter, are at one on the unconstitutionality of a provision granting powers on the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) to deny bail to accused persons in criminal proceedings.
A Christian religious entity is organizing a seven-day prayer congress focused on President John Magufuli’s good health and success in his leadership, for Tanzania’s prosperity. Bishop Joseph Molla of Joyful Church Tanzania announced here that the event would be held at Shia Majengo in Moshi Municipality.
UN response teams that help the most vulnerable people in the world are still largely underfunded, a new status report has revealed. The funding available to the teams is no match for the record number of people—141 million—who need assistance today.
JUNE 16th is the Day of the African Child. It was first established by the former Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1991. The day aims at raising awareness for the situation of children in Africa and on the need for continuing improvement in education.
MAJORITY of activists in Tanzania have been advocating for female sexual abuse, early marriages and child pregnancies as core factors that have for long limited girl children in Tanzania from meeting their dream, but the Save the Children report of June 2017 titled ‘End of Childhood 2017,’ among other things, has cited malnutrition as the new emerging threat preventing children from marginalised families realise their full potential.