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Tanzania: KOICA Doles Out U.S.$5 Million For Dar Girls’ Education

Tanzania: KOICA Doles Out U.S.$5 Million For Dar Girls’ Education

THE Korea International Development Agency (KOICA) has launched a project in Dar es Salaam worth about five million US dollars – channeled through UNESCO – expected to benefit directly nearly 8,000 girls still at school and 600 others outside formal schools. The four-year project which aims at empowering adolescent girls and young women through education […]

One Million Delivery Kits Lined Up, To Reduce Maternal Deaths In Tanzania

One Million Delivery Kits Lined Up, To Reduce Maternal Deaths In Tanzania

The government is set to distribute one million clean delivery kits next year as it moves to reduce alarming neonatal and maternal mortality, as well as morbidity countrywide. This is in additional to 500,000 maternity delivery packs planned for distribution this year, to help nearly two million women who are expected to give birth each […]

Tanzania: Vodacom, Partner Support Lindi School Girls

Tanzania: Vodacom, Partner Support Lindi School Girls

About 2,000 girl students in Lindi Region have been supported to stay in schools and restore their confidence during menstruation this year thanks to ‘Hakuna Wasichoweza,’ a girls’ empowerment project run by Vodacom and T-Marc. According to a report that was recently released by Vodacom Tanzania Foundation in collaboration with T-Marc, as of March this […]

Tanzania: Workers Plead for Relief On Heavily Taxed Salaries

Tanzania: Workers Plead for Relief On Heavily Taxed Salaries

 Tanzania’s workers yesterday asked the government to ease the tax burden on their salaries to enable them provide families with basic needs. Presenting their case before President John Magufuli during the International Workers Day here, the Trade Union Congress of Tanzania (TUCTA) Secretary General, Dr Yahya Msigwa decried what he termed excessive deductions from employees’ […]

The Debate On Early Marriages Over The Girl Child Kicks Off In Tanzania

The Debate On Early Marriages Over The Girl Child Kicks Off In Tanzania

 Lawmakers yesterday tasked the government to explain when it will specifically revise the heavily criticized Law of Marriage Act of 1976 in order to protect young girls from being married off at a tender age. MPs from the opposition and ruling parties sounded the ‘red’ signals here Tuesday when debating budget estimates for the Ministry […]

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 […]

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