In The Spotlight
THE government has warned that it will take legal measures against parents or guardians who will not take their children to school. It has insisted that every child must have access to education, which is to be issued free of charge effective January next year.
THE Director General with the Rural Energy Agency (REA), Dr Lutengano Mwakahesya, has called for joint efforts from development partners, private sectors and financial institutions to accelerate intervention in electrifying rural areas and ultimately transforming the livelihoods of people in Tanzania.
THE Confederation of Tanzania Industries (CTI) has pledged to work on challenges facing liquor industry in the country with a view of making them more vibrant for the benefit of the nation’s economy.
DAR ES SALAAM Stock Exchange market value surged by 30.92bn/- to 20.78tri/- after listing of the Mwalimu Commercial Bank last Friday. The bank which is supported by Tanzania Teachers’ Union listed at the Dar bourse after a successful Initial Public Offer (IPO) which was oversubscribed by 24 per cent.
THE Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has suspended transfer of containers to Said Salim Bakhresa & Company Limited Inland Containers Depot (ICD) over allegations that clearance of containers from the company’s depot did not follow procedures.
EACH year the Sixteen Days of Activism campaign has provided a rallying point for the governments, nongovernmental organizations, community based organizations and other stakeholders to mount events aimed at raising awareness, influencing behaviour change and securing high level political commitment to end gender violence.
PRIME Minister Majaliwa Kassim Majaliwa is highly respected in the political as well as civil service circles. After his name was announced in the Parliament, many politicians, civil servants and ordinary citizens have described him as the right person to head the government business.
IT CAME to light at the weekend that the municipality of Bukoba has collected a total of 8m/- in ruthless fines imposed on people found littering or polluting the environment, a sorry spectacle that apart from creating an eyesore, invites diseases such as cholera.
THE era of true football may have dawned. For a long time the nation has struggled to locally improve the world’s number one sport– football or soccerwithout notable progress.