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Women In Leadership – Why The Gap Is Still Wide

Women In Leadership – Why The Gap Is Still Wide

Executive Director of Women Fund Tanzania Ms Mary Rusimbi presents a paper at an event in Dar es Salaam. She is flanked by the Chairperson of the Coalition of Women and Constitution Tanzania, Prof Ruth Meena. ALL women have in-born leadership character. What needs to be added is talent promotion, and this mostly should be […]

Tanzania Among Top Best Countries For Investment In Africa

Tanzania Among Top Best Countries For Investment In Africa

Tanzania has featured in a list of top ten most attractive for investment flowing destination into African continent, emerging the only state from East Africa bloc. According to Africa Investment Index 2016, Tanzania was slotted on position eight ahead of Namibia and Burkina Faso, but below Algeria (on position 7), Cote d’Ivoire (6) and Zambia (5). […]

Bridging The Stem And ICT Gender Gap In Tanzania

Bridging The Stem And ICT Gender Gap In Tanzania

If the Chinese City of Beijing comes to mind every time you talk about gender issues it’s probably advisable not to read beyond this first sentence. But, if gender will possibly mean little else beyond pub talk, or coinage floated around in policy corridors, then please read on. It’s a bit weird, also, that every […]

Arrest Parents Of Pregnant Schoolgirls

Arrest Parents Of Pregnant Schoolgirls

 Bunda District Commissioner Lydia Bupilipili has ordered the police to arrest all parents whose school-going daughters got pregnant and chose to end the matter “amicably” with the suspected defilers instead suing them. Speaking during a training organised for primary school teachers by Ministry of Education and Vocational training on Saturday here, Ms Bupilipili said that […]

Tanzania : 85year Old Man Stabs His Wife With An Arrow

Tanzania : 85year Old Man Stabs His Wife With An Arrow

A 36-year-old woman from Maburi Village sustained serious wounds after her 85-year-old husband allegedly stabbed her several times in the abdomen with an arrow. Mara Regional Police Commander Jaffari Mohammed identified the woman as Nyamosi Nyangaresi. Mr Mohammed said the woman is currently admitted to the Nyerere District Hospital. He said the incident occurred on […]

Girls Need Books, Not Kids – Same Councilors

Girls Need Books, Not Kids – Same Councilors

Same District Councilors have chipped in to seek a lasting solution to school pregnancies that disgrace the district which is currently the worst affected in region. The councilors deeply discussed the matter during their meeting as the district recorded 42 school pregnancies between January and March, this year. Out of the 42 cases, only five have […]

Tanzania: 1,500 Women Get Tips On Self-Employment

Tanzania: 1,500 Women Get Tips On Self-Employment

At least 1,500 women gathered in the city at the weekend during an event that sought to empower them with the skills required to undertake profitable and sustainable business lives. The event known as KCB 2jiajiri is a brainchild of KCB Tanzania and Tanzania Entrepreneurship and Competitiveness Centre (TECC). The deputy Minister for Finance and […]

Tanzania: JK Receives Standing Ovation As Wife Sworn in

Tanzania: JK Receives Standing Ovation As Wife Sworn in

 FORMER First Lady, Salma Kikwete, made a history in the country’s political atmosphere here yesterday when she took oath as a Member of Parliament (MP) of the United Republic of Tanzania before the Speaker of the National Assembly. The wife of former President Dr Jakaya Kikwete, who led the country in the Fourth Phase Government, […]

Tanzania: Women, Youth Told To Own Land As Collateral

Tanzania: Women, Youth Told To Own Land As Collateral

WOMEN and youths have been encouraged to own land that they may use as collateral when applying for business loans from financial institutions such as banks in the country. The call was made by a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Administration and Local Government Affairs, Ms Halima Mohamed, Unguja Special Seat MP when the […]

Survey Attributes Child Marriage To Poverty

Survey Attributes Child Marriage To Poverty

A NATIONAL survey conducted on motorists about consequences of child marriages in the country has recommended a comprehensive communication strategy to be implemented against current mindset on the behaviour. The yearlong national survey conducted last year cited poverty as the key driver to several child marriages in the country, as well as other sociocultural norms […]

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