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Tanzania Appoints Woman Defence Minister

Tanzania Appoints Woman Defence Minister

PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has appointed Dr Stergomena Tax to be the Minister for Defence and National Service. She becomes the first woman to hold the title since the country’s independence. Dr Tax was nominated this week to become the Member of Parliament (MP) just a few days after she retired as Executive Secretary at […]

New Directives On GBV Fight Issued in Z’bar

New Directives On GBV Fight Issued in Z’bar

IN the wake of rise in gender-based violence, President Hussein Ali Mwinyi has issued new directives to the government executives to make a self-assessment on how they reinforce efforts to free the Island of the scourge. “We should not conclude that we have failed in our plans which were set in January this year against […]

Tanzania To Offer Alternative Education For School Dropouts Including Pregnant Girls -official

Tanzania To Offer Alternative Education For School Dropouts Including Pregnant Girls -official

 Secondary school drop-outs in Tanzania will be offered the opportunity to resume studies in alternative colleges, the government said on Tuesday, part of a shift away from a disputed policy under which pregnant girls were expelled from school. Such expulsions had increased under the tenure of maverick President John Magufuli, who died in March, according […]

Bank Supports Govt in Fight for Women Liberation

Bank Supports Govt in Fight for Women Liberation

NMB Bank is upbeat in realising President Samia Suluhu Hassan quest to liberate women economically by providing them with entrepreneurship education as well as capital to run their businesses. Early this week, the bank launched the Mwanamke Jasiri platform that loosely translates as a Brave Woman podium for all women in the Southern Regions aimed […]

Woman Behind the World’s Largest Tanzanite Necklace

Woman Behind the World’s Largest Tanzanite Necklace

Tanzanian-based jewellery company Rosenkrantz Africa caused great excitement in 2019 when it produced the largest Tanzanite and diamond necklace in the world. The woman who designed this magnificent piece, with over 700 carats of jewels, is Jhaleh Aziz Rosenkrantz, co-owner and creative director at Rosenkrantz Africa. A fourth-generation Tanzanian, born in Tabora and raised in […]

Tanzania Making Headway in War On Gender-Based Violence

Tanzania Making Headway in War On Gender-Based Violence

Maria Holmström, a lady from Finland who has lived in Tanzania for 12 years, is among the people who have made a remarkable contribution to ending violence against children and women in the country. Anna-Maria says Tanzania is on the right track in the FGM fight – given that the numbers are going down. With […]

UNHCR Urges Tanzania to Accept Mozambican Refugees

UNHCR Urges Tanzania to Accept Mozambican Refugees

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Tanzanian authorities not to turn back Mozambicans fleeing over the border in the wake of the terrorist attack against the town of Palma, in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, on 24 March. According to a UNHCR press release, teams from the agency in […]

45 People Died in a Stampede During Magufuli’s Farewell in Dar, Says Police

45 People Died in a Stampede During Magufuli’s Farewell in Dar, Says Police

It is now official. The stampede that occurred on the second day when Dar es Salaam residents were paying their last respects to the body of the late President John Magufuli killed 45 people. Thirty-seven more people were injured as a huge number of mourners sought to force their way into the stadium to pay […]

After Mourning, Fight On GBV Should Continue

After Mourning, Fight On GBV Should Continue

TANZANIA is still mourning the death of the late President John Magufuli, but at the same time it is celebrating the beginning of a new presidency. With the swearing-in of Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan as the sixth Tanzania President, the country created its own history by having the first female president. As we wait […]

U.S. VP Kamala Harris Lauds President Samia Suluhu Hassan

U.S. VP Kamala Harris Lauds President Samia Suluhu Hassan

US Vice President Kamala Harris has congratulated new Tanzania, President Samia Suluhu Hassan. Hassan is the first woman to hold the highest office in the country. She was sworn in on Thursday, a day after former president John Magufuli passed on. And in her message On Twitter, Kamala also assured Suluhu of the United States’ […]

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