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Tanzania Making Strides In Women Representation

Tanzania Making Strides In Women Representation

TANZANIA is leading in the East African Community (EAC) member states for having a good number of women representations in various leadership positions, according to statistics from the Inter-parliamentary Union (IPU). Although the country is yet to attain the envisaged 50/50 threshold, Tanzania Gender Network Program (TGNP) Mtandao is happy that the number of women […]

Women Urged To Be Innovative In Marketing Tourism

Women Urged To Be Innovative In Marketing Tourism

WOMEN working in tourism sector have been challenged to be confident and innovative in a bid to better their lives. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu challenged the women to be confident and innovative, saying it’s a key requisites to penetrate in the lucrative sector. “This is one […]

Tanzania To Have New Maternal Wards

Tanzania  To Have New Maternal Wards

AMSONS Group of Companies has promised to build two more new modern women’s ward at Mwananyamala and Temeke hospitals, a move aimed at complementing the government efforts in social development especially in health sector. The Amsons Group Director, Edha Nahdi, made the commitment after official launching of a new modern women’s ward that was built […]

We Want Female Police Officers In Our Constituency, MP Appeals To Govt

We Want Female Police Officers In Our Constituency, MP Appeals To Govt

Geita Rural Member of Parliament, Joseph Musukuma has appealed to the government to deploy female police officers in his constituency, saying residents have raised concerns that the privacy of women risks being abused when male police officers inspect them (women). Mr Musukuma raised the matter in Parliament during the question and answer session, prompting the […]

Prime Minister Majaliwa Urges Men In Mara To Stop Violence Against Women, Children

Prime Minister Majaliwa Urges Men In Mara To Stop Violence Against Women, Children

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has counseled men in Tarime District, Mara Region, to avoid committing violence against women and children and stop cultivating bhang. According to a statement issued on Thursday, January 18, by the Prime Minister’s Office, Mr Majaliwa issued the advice on Wednesday while addressing residents at a public meeting held at the […]

Girls Outdo Boys In Latest Examinations

Girls Outdo Boys In Latest Examinations

THE National Examinations Council Tanzania (NECTA) yesterday announced results of standard four and form two national examinations with girls outshining boys. NECTA Executive Secretary, Dr Charles Msonde, said for the form two results, the best top ten students are girls and in the standard four category, girls scoped the first four slots in the top […]

Five Pupils Who Were Impregnated In Tandahimba Arrested

Five Pupils Who Were Impregnated In Tandahimba Arrested

 Five school girls, who were impregnated, together with their parents have been arrested in Tandahimba in a crack down which followed an order by District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba. The pupils and their parents were, however released on bail. This was revealed by District Administrative Secretary, Mr Mohamed Azizi, on behalf of Mr Waryuba. According to […]

Tanzania Police Cite Upsurge In Rape Cases This Year

Tanzania Police Cite Upsurge In Rape Cases This Year

POLICE have confirmed an upsurge of 0.9 percent rape cases in comparison to last year. Making the revelation, Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Robert Boaz, told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday that according to the crime statistics from January to November, this year, offences reported were 11,620 in comparison to 11,513 recorded during the […]

Vocational Centre Gets BOA Support

Vocational Centre Gets BOA Support

The Bank of Africa (BoA) has donated four sewing machines to the St Peter’s Church Vocational Training Centre to facilitate the teaching of ‘tailoring skills’ to “women with low incomes.” Speaking to the press during the handing/taking over of the machines, the BoA manager for marketing, research and development, Mr Muganyizi Bushweko, said the bank […]

Region Focuses On Hostels To Address Early Pregnancies

Region Focuses On Hostels To Address Early Pregnancies

THE Kilimanjaro Regional Administration is planning to build hostels for female students in the area to address early pregnancies in its schools. The remark was made by the Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner (RC), Ms Anna Mghwira while addressing the 38th Kilimanjaro Regional Consultative Committee (RCC) meeting that was held in Moshi recently. “The challenge of pregnancy […]