In The Spotlight
WORLD Vision Tanzania is intending to spend at least 1.32trn/- (about 585.7 million US dollars) to improve education, health and child protection in Dodoma in the next five years.
THE family of the Akwilina Maftah, who was shot dead on February 16, this year, yesterday released a tentative budget for the funeral amounting to 80m/-.
MY country’s anti-corruption war is by no means continuing to gain profound thrust. The current vivid political will is an indication that there is at least hope that the war is being fought fairly well.
ACCORDING to World Health Organisation estimates, one billion people, or 15 per cent of the world’s population, live with some form of disability.
BACK in the mid-70s, I witnessed a bit of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere’s fury at close quarters, on Day One of the Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair at grounds along Kilwa Road that currently bears his name.
THE interbank cash market is set to take a monetary centre stage as the economy migrates to interest-rate targeting next month. Under the new monetary framework, the price of money will dwell on interbank rates unlike current that the rates are benched using government securities—treasury bills or bonds.
PETRA Diamonds Ltd said core earnings fell 8 per cent in the first half of the year, hurt mainly by a strike at its South Africa operations and the blocking of a consignment of diamonds in Tanzania.
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.