In The Spotlight
THE East African Community (EAC) Council of Ministers has tabled, before the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), a budget amounting to 110 million US dollars (246.69bn/-) for the 2017/18 financial year, which holds the theme, ‘Accelerating Implementation of the EAC Integration Agenda.’
PRELIMINARY surveys conducted in Kakonko District, Kigoma Region have revealed the area has deposits of mineral varieties. Deputy Minister Dr Medard Kalemani informed the National Assembly yesterday that the district had proved to have deposits of gold, limestone, Agate and Diatomite.
MEMBERS of Parliament have expressed their grave concerns on continued invasion of farms and destruction of properties by destructive wildlife such as jumbos (elephants) and hippos.
IF you talk of the media veterans of this country, earnestly you cannot miss the name of Paul Sozigwa who died a fortnight ago at the age of 83. Rather belatedly, I am obliged to pay tribute to his colossal contributions to this country as a technocrat, a journalist and a politician of our times.
AS the country’s attention was for the past few days directed towards the Under- 17 Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon, where Serengeti Boys bowed out gallantly, the focus will now switch to the national senior side, Taifa Stars.
BMI Research has projected credit growth in Tanzania will pick up after period of slowdown thanks to Central Bank recent intervention. The researchers modestly adjusted credit growth rate forecast in Tanzania by increasing 300 basis points after Bank of Tanzania cut discount rate.
ACACIA Mining shares dropped sharply for the second day in a row on Thursday, falling to their lowest level in more than a year after it was accused of under-reporting the amount of metal in its shipments.
RESEARCH has shown that the transition from primary to secondary school is one of the points at which girls in Tanzania are most likely to drop out of school. A major factor is the change in the language of instruction from Swahili to English.