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Bribery Cripples Women Participation In Politics

Bribery Cripples Women Participation In Politics

 CORRUPT political party structures are partly to blame for high level of bribery that denies rights to women wishing to compete in politics. Executive Secretary of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption Charity Nchimunya said here over the weekend that some corrupt political party structures create unfair environment for women to enter into decision […]

#The Time Is Now : More Needs To Be Done To Achieve Gender Equality

#The Time Is Now :  More Needs To Be Done To Achieve Gender Equality

Although all the 17 UN-backed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are important, “gender equality” coming as high up as item No. 5 on the list tends to give it relatively great priority In any case, achieving all the goals by 2030 will bring huge positive changes in society. But to achieve the envisaged gender equality, a […]

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 […]