In The Spotlight
THE East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) sitting here has debated and hailed the Chairperson of the East African Community Summit of Heads of State, Dr John Magufuli, for the concise exposition of the EAC policy contained in the State of the EAC Address delivered to the regional assembly at its March session.
THE government has banned transportation of all live animals outside the country for the next three years until proper procedures are made to ensure only approved animals are transported.
THE United Kingdom (UK) Special Envoy to the African Great Lakes, Danae Dholakia, has toasted the facilitator for the Burundi Dialogue, Mr Benjamin Mkapa, for a successful four-day meeting in Arusha on the ongoing Burundi political impasse.
AN exercise to review the 1971 Marriage Act, which seems to have outlived its efficacy in this era of women empowerment, has started, government disclosed yesterday.
THE Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism mulls reviewing the 2007 Forest Harvesting Guidelines to enable people living around forest reserves benefit from the resource.
THE government has allocated about 8bn/- in the 2016/2017 financial year for improvement of maternal health colleges, Members of the Parliament were told yesterday. The fund will be used for improving infrastructure in such colleges in a bid to modernise them.
ELEVEN years-old Juma Edward has already had a career as a miner. He dropped out of his third year of primary school to work at Nyarugusu gold mining after his father died and her mother was unable to provide for his basic needs.
WHENEVER nurses and midwives meet challenges facing them are highlighted. Even during this year’s ‘International Nurses Day (IND)’ and ‘International Day of the Midwife (IDM)’ problems facing the medical staff in many countries were highly voiced through gatherings and media.
IN your whole life, how many people do you come across who have attained richness by winning a lottery? Probably one in a million! If that is the level of probability to win a lottery, then how many of us can sit around and wait for such kind of an event to occur?
A COUNTRY may be endowed with resources, but it requires quality education to help it harness this wealth to benefit humanity. Education, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon once said, is the “single best investment” that countries can make to build “prosperous, healthy, and equitable societies.
NATIONAL Microfinance Bank (NMB) has issued a three year 20bn/- retail bond. The bond initial public is running and expects to end in June before being listed at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange. NMB, a listed company, had two choices for raising the amount through a current status of the country capital market.