In The Spotlight
THE High Court in Dar es Salaam will on Thursday start hearing the appeal lodged by the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) rejecting a ruling issued by the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court to delete the money laundering count of over 12bn/- payments facing the former Commissioner General (CG) of the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA), Harry Kitilya and two others.
ANNE ROBI PRIMARY schools in Dar es Salaam’s Kinondoni district need 19,261 desks, District Commissioner Ally Hapi said.
PORTERS should strive to offer high quality services to entice tourists to return and boost the country’s earnings. Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner (RC) Said Meck Sadiki, speaking to porters at their five-day training here yesterday, described them as key stakeholders in promoting tourism.
A RESIDENT of Katavi, Shukuru Tunugu, will remain behind bars for 30 years for raping an 80-yearold woman at Katumba Refugee on promise of giving her 300/-. This follows a decision by the Court of Appeal to dismiss the appeal lodged by Tunugu against findings of the High Court given by Judge Gabriel Rwakibarira, who retired, on July 4, 2011.
THE Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries is struggling to implement its activities and meet targets as it has received only a small part of its budget allocations for the current financial year, Parliament has been told.
ZANZIBAR currently relies heavily on electricity imported from Tanzania mainland through submarine cables through Tanga and Dar es Salaam, but some researchers are worried that the supply of the energy from hydropower and Natural Gas may dwindle and become inexpensive for many people in future.
TEACHING and learning mathematics in contexts of language diversity has been a controversial issue in Tanzania for a long time. The language of instruction is Kiswahili in most public schools.
ON April 27, 2016, South Africans celebrated 22 years of freedom from the heinous apartheid system, which sought to carve racial mini-nations out of Grand South Africa.
THE nation has been told that more than 60 teenagers in Tarime District have been exposed to special training on reproductive health. The upshot, the nation has heard, is to whittle down the number of child marriages and female genital mutilation (FGM) in Mara Region.