FIFTEEN people are being held by the police in Dar es Salaam Special Zone on suspicion of plotting to enable the Bishop of the Resurrection and Lives’ Josephat Gwajima to escape from the TMJ Hospital where he was admitted on Friday last week after collapsing during interrogation at the Central Police Station.
CONSTRUCTION of the 2,561-kilometre standard gauge railway that will ease transportation of goods from Dar es Salaam port to Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is scheduled to start on June 30, this year. The 14 trillion/- Central Corridor project will be accomplished within five years.
ZIMBABWE President Robert Mugabe -- in his capacity as the Chairman of the African Union (AU) -- has advised all countries on the continent to back track their former reliance on Western countries and start working with the East, especially China, as new development partners.
TANZANIA is in the process of establishing a Lake Victoria Fisheries Trust Fund (LVTF) which will be used to promote the conservation of biological diversity and sustainable use of natural resources in the Lake Victoria Basin and at the same time contribute to the promotion of economic and social welfare of the communities living in the lake basin.
THE government has assured Kigamboni residents in Dar es Salaam that they will be fully involved in the implementation of the New Kigamboni City project to ensure a win-win situation between them and investors.
PRIME Minister Mizengo Pinda has said the government will review its decision to table a Bill to amend laws in order to accommodate Kadhi courts in the legal system.
THE Alliance for Change and Transparency (ACT-Tanzania) party, was officially launched in Dar es Salaam with its leaders saying that the focus will be to set up policies and strategies targeting to alleviate poverty among Tanzanians.
KINONDONI Municipal Land Department have been instructed to publish land titles of each plot in various media for the public to know their legal owners.
TANZANIA Ports Authority (TPA) management has pledged to modernise and make Dar es Salaam Port more competitive, to effectively serve countries in the East, Central and Southern Africa.