HEADS of state making the East African Community (EAC) yesterday asked authorities in Burundi to postpone upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections for at least one month and a half to pave way for restoration of order in the crisis-torn country.
THE long-standing land dispute between the government and Kigamboni residents was finally buried, with the Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Mr William Lukuvi, declaring that owners will directly deal with potential investors seeking to invest in the development of the envisaged satellite city.
AGRICULTURE, Food Security and Cooperatives Minister Stephen Wasira and Deputy Minister for Finance Mwigulu Nchemba declared their presidential bids on CCM ticket, vowing to fight corruption and revolutionise the country’s agricultural sector.
THE government has urged health researchers to come up with new ideas concerning health issues, in order to bring about changes in national health-related policies.
THE government, in collaboration with various education stakeholders, will continue to improve teaching and learning environment to ensure availability of better education that prepares graduands to compete in job market and self employment.
ABOUT 80 per cent of urban centres in Tanzania Mainland are operating without master plans, according to the Controller and Auditor General (CAG)’s performance report.
AMBASSADOR Ali, son to First President of Zanzibar, the late Abeid Karume, is on Monday expected to formally declare his interest to vie for Union presidency through Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) in the October general elections.
MR Gratian Mkoba from Dar es Salaam has retained his position as the President for the National Teachers’ Association ‘Chama cha Walimu Tanzania (CWT),’ for the next five years.
ARUSHA is conducting a special census on factories operating in the seven local districts, including their numbers, productivity and employment ranges as well as contribution to national income.