In The Spotlight
AS Tanzanians join the world to mark World AIDS Day on Tuesday, the United States (US) through its President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has declared its target to reach out 12.9 million people living with HIV in different countries including Tanzania come 2017.
GOVERNMENT institutions have been advised to often conduct guiding seminars on ethics and professionalism for their employees in order to reduce malpractices and corruption in the country.
POLICE are holding 12 suspects over the 349 missing containers at the Dar es Salaam Port, including high-ranking officials from the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) and several Salim Said Bakhresa Company Limited staff working at its Inland Container Depot (ICD).
BAJAJ Auto Ltd, an Indian two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturing company, is targeting to expand its motorcycle market share in Tanzania from current 22 per cent to 40 per cent come 2017 after introducing a new brand.
IN a move to implement President John Magufuli’s order of spending the 54th Independence Anniversary by cleaning the environment, the Prime Minister’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government shall issue the guideline to be observed by all councils in the country.
EACH year the Sixteen Days of Activism campaign has provided a rallying point for the governments, nongovernmental organizations, community based organizations and other stakeholders to mount events aimed at raising awareness, influencing behaviour change and securing high level political commitment to end gender violence.
THE English people have a saying that “a good start is half the work” and they sometimes reword it into “well begun is half done”. This saying fits perfectly well with President Magufuli’s new start in office.
LAST week, the government suspended TRA Commissioner General (CG), Mr Rished Bade and five other senior officials in the wake of the missing 349 containers worth more than at 80bn/- from inland container depot in a latest sign of government determination to tackle rampant corruption in the country.
PUBLIC expectations are high on the strong industrial economy that President John Magufuli has promised as a lasting solution to the country’s unemployment problem. Tanzanians have now banked hopes on the envisaged revival of the industrial sector.