In The Spotlight
FEW weeks after the installation of the high-tech scanning machines at the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA), security at the airport has been strengthened following the introduction of the Police Dog Unit.
CONTROVERSY lingers over the intended acquisition of 40 per cent stake at US $130 million dollars (about 286bn/-) by Swala Oil and Gas Tanzania in Mauritiusbased PAE PanAfrican Energy Corporation (PAEM), the parent company of Pan- African Energy Tanzania (PAET).
TANZANIA has climbed by 13 places to position number 103 in the Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 from 116 in the previous year, with a score of 36 points, up from 32 recorded in 2016, according to the latest index by Transparency International.
PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday arrived in Uganda ahead of the 19th East African Community (EAC) Heads of State meeting.
FOLLOWING the news in the intervening period and intermittently, we have seen hundreds of young persons apparently from the Horn of Africa, mainly from Ethiopia being arraigned in various spots on the Tanzanian border with Kenya for illegal entry into the country.
STATE of Kuwait today Celebrates 57th Anniversary of Independence from United Kingdom, and the 27th Anniversary of The Liberation Day from Iraq invasion as well as 12th Anniversary of His Highness The Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah since Assuming The Rule in 2006.
CRDB Bank’s TemboCard has broken its own record and become the first credit card in the country's history.
BUSINESSPERSONS and residents who carry out businesses and live around Lake Tanganyika may now have something to smile about, after the government announced on Monday that it was about to sign the contract for the construction of a new cargo and passenger ship.
IT was once a lifeline of people around. But now, one of the mighty river in Tanzania commercial capital, which source its flows from Mbezi Luis and Kinyerezi suburbs, is now one of the most polluted rivers because of rampant dumping of industrial and human waste. Msimbazi River has as high as 12 pH levels or 4 more pollutants as per State level, mandated for a safe river.
Did you know that there are about 900,000 Students graduating from university each year in Tanzania who are entering a job market that generates only 50,000 to 60,000 new jobs? It is estimated that, after a few years, the number of graduates would have accelerated to 600 million with only 200 million jobs that will be available and according to ILO report of (2010-2014) unemployed youths were found out to be at 6.5% in the country.