In The Spotlight
- Tasked to ensure tax compliance
- Cautioned against power misuse
PRESIDENT John Magufuli has tasked the newly-appointed regional commissioners (RCs) and district commissioners (DCs) to ensure that all eligible taxpayers meet their obligations and pay due amounts to boost the country’s coffers.
THE Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training will revisit the curriculum of Vocational Education Training Institutes (Veta) countrywide to evaluate if they will meet the demand of the industrial economy vision the fifth phase government is envisaging.
MUHIMBILI National Hospital (MNH) has positively welcomed the directive by the Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, to suspend the provision of food at the hospital.
TANZANIA National Parks (TANAPA) officials and contractors have been directed to recruit labourers from villages surrounding national parks for all menial construction works contracted by the authority.
PRECISION Air will resume its operations to Hahaya, Comoros in August after operation review and stabilisation of fleet size. The airline suspended its flights to Hahaya earlier in 2014 while undergoing a strategy review which also involved route rationalisation.
TAX officials have been urged to adhere to agreed standards envisaged by the tax regulatory board which will bring all registered tax practitioners together under an effective framework for the benefit of the country.
ABOUT 6,887 houses in low-income communities in Dar es Salaam access clean and safe water from community-based water projects. Other community members get the much needed services through hundreds of water kiosks constructed in various areas.
A SERVICE-LEARNING programme at the University of Texas in USA, where engineering and social work students integrate their skills to design and implement sustainable-development projects in communities around the world is making an impact in Tanga.
THE Ukawa Presidential candidate for the 2015 Presidential elections, Hon. Edward Lowassa, has now advanced the claim that his failure to win the said election was caused by the lack of independence on the part of the National Electoral Commission, which is currently headed by retired Judge Damian Z. Lubuva.
IT is delightful to learn that Mahale Mountains National Park will soon open its doors to the world of tourism. Mahale is home to troops of chimpanzees. The wildlife sanctuary is scarcely accessible as it is set deep in the forests that cover the mountains.
AS I sat in the yard of our home one morning in the 70s a young man shot past the house like an arrow from a bow. You would think a lion was after him. Moments later two male police officers also ran past the house and disappeared in the same direction.