In The Spotlight
PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed Coast Region leadership to improve infrastructure in areas set aside for industries, to attract both local and foreign investors.
THE Deputy Minister for Energy and Minerals, Dr Medard Kalemani, has issued a 14-day ultimatum for completion of the Power transmission line at Gongo la Mboto on the outskirts of Dar es Salaam, as a part of Tanzania Energy Development and Access Expansion Project (TEDAP).
ON SEPTEMBER 20, 1979 – 38 years today – a coup d’état in what’s today known as the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) ousted self-styled ‘Emperor Jean-Bedel Bokassa-the-First’out of power!
WALTER Rodney, a prominent Guyanese historian, political activist and scholar once wrote details in his book ‘How Europe underdeveloped Africa’ and many scholars took hats off to him while others saw his shortfalls in his school of thought and labelled it one sided, but perhaps, former Nigerian President Olesegun Obasanjo overruled it all in 1994 while burying Kenya doyen politician Jaramogi Oginga Odinga by saying: “Thank God Africa has been saved from many earthquakes and Tsunami, but the only earthquakes and Tsunami we have are in form of bad leaders.”
THE Second Vice President Ambassador Seif Ali Idd has pleaded with the business community to join hands in improving health services in the country.
THE Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) have paid Wentworth Resources Ltd 2.0 million US dollars for outstanding invoices for gas sales.
TANZANIA needs businesses that manage increasingly complex process of producing, trading and distributing goods and services to contribute to sustainable growth, the Bank of Tanzania Governor, Prof Benno Ndulu has said.
IT is believed that the number of species of insects is between six to ten million which enable them to occupy 90 percent of all animals which inhabit the whole world. Approximately, a farmer planting maize in Handeni or rice in Mbeya is surrounded by more than 200,000,000 different insects which out numbers other animals on Earth.