In The Spotlight
A 20-year-old woman died after being stabbed with a sharp pointed weapon after rejecting a love proposal. Mara Regional Police Commander (RPC) Juma Ndaki told Daily News online in his office on Friday that the incidence took place on 18 April at 07:30 pm in Nyamagembe area in Butiama village of Butiama District.
PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday talked tough on false allegations circulating in social domain that 1.5 trillion/- was missing from public coffers, an amount of money that was supposed to be included in the budget for 2016/17 financial year.
THE question of justice dispensation, speedy handling of cases and adherence by judges to their codes of conduct, were at the centre of messages to new judges who were sworn-in by President John Magufuli yesterday.
DIRECTOR of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Biswalo Mganga, yesterday said he found no evidences to prosecute any police officer for allegedly firing a gun and leading to the death of a 22-year-old female student during a procession by opposition CHADEMA party supporters in Dar es Salaam.
VICE-President Samia Suluhu Hassan has revealed that, the number of deaths resulting from malaria has been reduced to just nine fatalities among 1000 people in Tanzania.
MINISTER for Energy, Dr Medard Kalemani has expressed concern over frequent power outages in Singida, asking Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) leaders in the region to assess themselves if they indeed perform their duties effectively.
IN one of his recent ‘Chat from London’ FREDDY MACHA wrote somehow nostalgically about his ‘youth’ period. This can definitely be shared by many - including me. “Until I left the African continent for “green pastures” beyond, the word “depression” was alien.
YOUNG Africans have gallantly sailed into Group Stage of CAF Confederation Cup following their hard-earned 2-1 aggregate win over Ethiopian dark horse, Wolaitta Dicha, but from what we have seen, there is much pending work that has to be done.
TABORA Regional officials have lauded Heifer International Tanzania for improving the environment and livelihoods of communities in Igunga district council through the Igunga Eco-village project.
EMPLOYMENT agencies now have their jobs cut out thanks to the announcement that Open University of Tanzania (OUT) has teamed up with three other universities in East Africa to create a database that will store lists of names of their graduates and their curricula vitae will be found.
HEALTH complications wrought by tobacco smoking in Tanzania and elsewhere vary from life-threatening pneumonia in children to outright impotence in men. More dangerous narcotic drugs are also prevalent in Tanzania, where more and more young people pick up the habit. On the global front, during the past decade, tobacco leaf production has shifted from high-income countries to developing countries, particularly those in Africa.
THE ability to prove one’s identity is essential to securing a number of lifeenhancing services such as healthcare, education, financial services, connectivity and social protections. However, at least 1.5 billion people still lack an official form of identification and in many countries, this problem disproportionately affects the most vulnerable segments of society such as the poor, individuals fleeing persecution or conflict, women and children.