In The Spotlight
THE government has directed immediate removal from office and arraignment of dishonest registrars and leaders of co-operative unions who have caused massive losses to the unions through embezzlement.
UNION legislators passed a Written Laws Miscellaneous Act (no2) of 2016 that will, among other measures, see that people who will end the road to education for primary and secondary school girls -- either by marrying them or impregnating them -- are severely punished.
POLICE in Dar es Salaam have killed two people suspected to be behind the recent machete attacks in a Mwanza mosque and a wave of killings in Tanga in which 11 people were killed.
THE Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, will lead the Tanzanian delegation to the Extraordinary Summit of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Double Troika scheduled to start today in Gaborone, Botswana.
THE government, through the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, has started registering traditional medicines to integrate alternative medical treatment into the conventional healthcare system.
TANZANIA is using Yuan in the foreign exchange reserves well ahead of its inclusion into the International Monetary Fund (IMF) elite basket of reserve currencies in September as it seeks to enjoy the benefits of diversification of reserves.
FINANCE and Planning minister Dr Khalid Salum Mohamed told the House of Representatives that 1,000 Electronic Fiscal Devices (EFD) machines would be bought “soon” to improve revenue collection.
HUNDREDS of job seekers were stranded at the Mwalimu Nyerere Fair Grounds as most major firms set to showcase their products and services in the 40th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair starting on Tuesday had all vacancies already filled.
THE High Court in Dar es Salaam recently issued a landmark judgment, allowing subordinate courts in the country to hear and determine committal cases, such as murder, treason and illicit drug offences, which are triable by the High Court only. Such court’s decision has attracted a mixture of feelings among legal practitioners.
DESPITE it being an obligation to an organization or individual to act for the benefit of society, social responsibility rarely practiced by the majority, has remained a core factor to Friedkin Conservation Fund (FCF) towards the conservation of the country’s natural resources.
ON June 23, 2016, the world witnessed a referendum on the unbelievable Brexit phenomenon. Britain voted for or against remaining in the European Union (EU). Friday, June 24, 2016, was the final surprise seeing the historically giant nation of Britain, the Great Britain, finally deciding to quit the EU.
THE long wait for mobile telecommunication companies to list at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) will finally come to an end in six months time after Parliament approved the Finance Bill, 2016 which contains amendments to the Electronic and Postal Communications Act of 2010.