In The Spotlight
NATIONAL Chairman of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), President John Magufuli has expressed displeasure over the alarming and rampant moral decay in the society, calling upon the Parents’ Wing of the party to put its weight in instilling discipline, particularly among the young generation.
THE production of cassava in the country has received a major boost after the government recently signed a deal with a Chinese firm worth over 2.5trl/- aimed at commercialising its farming.
WHILE filming an episode of UONGOZI Institute’s flagship TV show (Meet the Leader), an interesting epiphany occurred. The interview turned from reflecting the guest’s understanding and experience of leadership, to learning about the guest as a person.
TOBACCO growers in the country have been advised to opt for alternative cash crops such as cotton, sunflower, groundnuts, sesame, tea, coffee and even sisal because the cigarette production facilitation crop poses serious health risks to farmers and consumers.
THE presence of friendly facilities for disabled persons in schools, just as in any other institution, is extremely important if the society genuinely want to provide right to education to all children including the disadvantaged ones and all to enjoy studies.
IRINGA Municipality has agreed to cut service levy imposed on local businesses from 0.3 per cent to 0.1 per cent of gross profit to bring relief to entrepreneurs based in the municipality.
UNESCO has thanked the government of Tanzania, through its Ministries of Education, Science and Technology and the President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG) for giving Global Learning XPRIZE competition a chance to function in the country.
HEARING of a criminal case facing eleven prominent Arusha and Dar es Salaam businesspersons accused of conspiracy, forgery and theft of $1,057,850.64 has failed to commence.
HAVING had a successful copyright system in operation for the last 23 years, means the Namibian Society of Authors and Composers of Music (NASCAM), have gained some experiences on how best to tackle this sensitive issue, within the Creative Industry (CI).
AT Independence, in 1961, Tanganyika did not have a single mental case associated with drug abuse. Mental cases that prevailed were few and far between and these stemmed from natural causes. The few hospitals mainly handled illnesses such as malaria and typhoid.
THROUGHOUT the price boom of the 2000s, extractive resources (mining, oil and gas) were seen as assets that African governments needed to leverage more effectively for development outcomes.