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AfDB Funds Road Projects In Kigoma Districts

AfDB Funds Road Projects In Kigoma Districts

THE African Development Bank (AFDB) has provided more than 15bn/- for construction and renovation of various road infrastructures in Buhigwe, Kasulu Urban, Kasulu Rural and Kibondo Districts in Kigoma Region. This was said by the Manager of TANROADS in Kigoma Region, Eng Narcis Choma, as he was briefing the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of […]

Magufuli, Museveni Give Green Light To $3.5 Billion Pipeline Project

Magufuli, Museveni Give Green Light To $3.5 Billion Pipeline Project

Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni on Sunday gave a green light for the construction of the oil pipeline, saying the remaining issues should immediately be concluded. The two leaders, who met at Chato airport, signed the intention to start implementing the $3.5 billion project, warning that anyone who may attempt […]

Regional Panel To Monitor Tanzania Polls

Regional Panel To Monitor Tanzania Polls

 It has emerged that the Kenya Human Rights Commission in collaboration with civil society organizations (CSOs) from Tanzania, East and Southern Africa region will monitor Tanzania’s October general election mostly virtually. The team monitoring the elections includes prominent judges from Kenya and Uganda who have formed the Tanzanian Election Watch panel. It is an alternative […]

Vodacom Tops Telecom Employer In Tanzania

Vodacom Tops Telecom Employer In Tanzania

VODACOM Tanzania is the top employer in the telecommunication industry thanks to its massive size and investment. The mobile phone service provider, which also leads in market share, has employed some 600 staff where only five are foreigners. The firm is the only listed firm on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange and has over 15 […]

Violence Against Minors Still Worries Gender Stakeholders

Violence Against Minors Still Worries Gender Stakeholders

THE community has to use official forums to bring changes on cases of violence against minors. According to a survey which was made by this newspaper in different areas of Ilemela district, Mwanza region recently, it was revealed that there are still many cases of violence reported at various centres. Gender desks and one-stop centres […]

Tanzania To Go To Polls On October 28

Tanzania To Go To Polls On October 28

 The National Electoral Commission has on Tuesday released key election dates the presidential, Members of Parliament and councillors in the United Republic of Tanzania for the upcoming October General Election. In a statement issued by the Commission’s chairman Judge Semistocles S. Kaijage, parties will file names for Presidential candidates, Vice President, MP and councillors on […]

Tanzania Government Closes More COVID-19 Centres

Tanzania Government Closes More COVID-19 Centres

The government said yesterday that a significant fall in the number of coronavirus infections has led to the closure of more treatment centres that had been designated to handle Covid-19 patients across the country. The Health Ministry says the country is now remained with 11 treatment centres in operation from the initial 84. Health Minister […]

Shilling Depreciates Eight Weeks In Row

Shilling Depreciates Eight Weeks In Row

THE shilling has maintained constant depreciation for eight weeks in a row, albeit insignificant, as the results from stressed inflows especially from a halt of tourism activities. The tourism, one of the major sectors contributing to foreign exchange, received a beat from coronavirus pandemic and expected to affect the inflows. The shilling, according to Orbit […]

Women Network In Tanzania Joins Battle Against Pandemic

Women Network In Tanzania Joins Battle Against Pandemic

WOMEN under the umbrella body of Network of Women in Public Service have donated protective gear against the novel coronavirus to Isanga Prison in Dodoma. Speaking during the handover of protective gear at the weekend, the network’s chairperson, Ms Beatrice Kimoleta, said they had donated the protective gear to support the government’s efforts in the […]

Pushing For Girl Education Among The Maasai Tribe Of Tanzania

Pushing For Girl Education Among The Maasai Tribe Of Tanzania

LIKE other Tanzanian tribes, which used to deny girl children the right to education, the Maasai in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA), were also on the list. Girls were mostly assigned to look for cattle, on top of other home chores. Parents advanced such reasons as long distances from homes to schools as the […]

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