In The Spotlight
PRESIDENT John Magufuli has directed the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) through National Service, to build a wall fence around Tanzanite blocks A to D at Mirerani tanzanite mines and instal high-tech equipment to monitor mining activities, so the government can earn proper revenue.
THE government is still searching for the firm which had initially signed a contract to construct the road linking Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) with Mirerani mining hills, but escaped with over 22bn/- without ever starting the projected construction works.
MEMBERS of the Isles House of Representatives’ Committee that oversees government executives yesterday toured the Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited (TSN) offices, to get a glimpse of business cooperation between the company and Zanzibar Government Printing Press Agency (ZAGPA).
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!
TAKE a walk into any government institution and don’t be surprised with handshakes, hospitality and all styles of welcome as civil servants warmly welcome you to share your feelings and work you have at hand. That is Tanzania in the Fifth Phase Government.
IT is imperative to mention here that reforms in the marine services are required so that Tanzania can earn more revenue from deep sea fishing. National benefit, so far, from deep sea fishing is small.
IT was all smile for residents of Arusha, Kilimanjaro and Manyara regions yesterday following inauguration of a 26- kilometres road from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) to Mirerani, a small mining town and the only place in the world where the violet-blue gemstone, Tanzanite is found.
CHARGING of high prices arising from anti-competitive practices such as cartels is a major challenges facing investors and consumers in East African region and impeding effective competition in the markets, the East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, Mr Liberat Mfumukeko has said.
BUSINESSMAN Harbinder Sethi has filed an application before the High Court’s Corruption and Economic Crimes Division, seeking bail pending trial in the 350bn/- economic sabotage case he is facing, citing health complications and defective charges, as among reasons.
MINISTER of State in the President’s Office (Public Service Management and Good Governance), Angella Kairuki, was among hundreds of mourners who paid her last respect to 13 Tanzanians who died in a grisly road accident in Uganda early this week.
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.