In The Spotlight
STATE investment in Information Communication Technology (ICT) has helped put the government online, making Tanzania the first country around Africa with wider digital tool coverage.
CONTROVERSY surrounding the disappearance of a rhinoceros, christened John, was put to rest yesterday after a probe team formed by the state last December revealed that the animal died at a private farm identified as Sasakwa Grumeti.
FOUR people, including police officers, appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday, charged with conspiracy to sabotage public safety by draining 280.6 litres of fuel from one of the new government jetliners.
IT did not come to me as a surprise when the Arusha Member of Parliament, Godbless Lema came up with that statement of wishing a good number of Mps could be incarcerated so that they can become more aware of the bad prison laws which still exist in our statutes books.
THERE’S an old poem that runs, “Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink …” which should remind us how casually we tend to take this precious liquid for granted and, like everything else which tend to treat with disdain, we lose a lot of water to the seas and other water bodies.
An important step in building capital markets is to develop the “buy side” among local investors such as pension funds and insurance firms.
LOCAL and international organisations have teamed up to create innovators in tech and education to solve urban challenges using university students.
PROMINENT businessman Yusuf Manji yesterday withdrew his application before the High Court in Dar es Salaam, challenging his alleged illegal detention by Immigration Department.
THE survival of any crop, experts say, depends on maintenance and development of its genes.
CRISIS is the new normal. In a world increasingly under pressure from different shocks - the effects of trade and labour movement in today’s globalised world, repercussions from climate change, financial crises and urbanisation related pressures, our economies, communities and ecosystems are constantly facing repeated stress.