In The Spotlight
ZIMBABWEAN President Robert Mugabe yesterday appeared in public for the first time since he was placed under house arrest, on Wednesday, with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ Troika saying it is against the military takeover.
THE National Assembly yesterday endorsed proposals for a tougher law to curb drug trafficking, that proposes life imprisonment and use of firearms and ammunition by officers of the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA).
THE government is planning to reclaim its major shareholding at the privatised Friendship Textile Mills (FTM) from the current 49 to 75 per cent shares, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Charles Mwijage, has confirmed.
. . . National agent to ship mineral concentrates, govt trophies in offing
THE Minister for Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa, yesterday, tabled the National Shipping Agencies Bill of 2017 which, among others, will form a national shipping agent that will deal with clearing and forwarding of mineral concentrates and government trophies.
...orders demolition of even public structures
PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday ordered the demolition of Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) building, proving the adage that ‘law is a doubled-edged sword.’ The pulling down of the imposing structure at Ubungo along Morogoro road will pave way for construction works on the expansion of Morogoro highway.
SCIENTISTS describe giraffes as an African even toed ungulate mammal, the tallest living terrestrial animal and the largest ruminant on Earth. In order to be recognized, feared and respected by all other animals, a lion roars while a lonely and frustrated elephant blows dust and push down trees to show power above other small mammals of savannah.
BY all accounts, calling the ongoing Fine Arts exhibition, at the newly-established Art Gallery, within the University of Dar es Salaam’s (UDSM) grounds, “Walking Paintbrushes”, becomes easily understood once acquainted with how it came about.