In The Spotlight
… so declares TPDF, after 14 soldiers were killed and 44 were wounded in DRC
THE TANZANIA People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) has emphatically vowed that last week’s attack on Tanzanian peacekeepers in DR Congo won’t dishearten them, but had on the contrary energized their zeal, bravery and commitment in discharging their duties.
THE outgoing chairperson of UVCCM, the youth wing of the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), Sadifa Juma Khamis, who is being detained by the anti-corruption watchdog, is likely to be arraigned any time from today, it has been confirmed.
THE Deputy Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Ms Angellah Mabula, has directed the Tanga regional leadership and land commissioner seven days within which to prepare and submit to her, a report on all undeveloped farms in the region, for initiation of repossession procedures.
MEMBERS of Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) have described the recent consultations with the government on the ongoing current taxation system as positive step towards improving business environment and stimulating investments growth in the country.
THE Kilimanjaro Marathon is here again and this time it is expected to be bigger and more exciting as more than 10,000 local and foreign runners compete for supremacy in the muchawaited event recognized by the World’s governing athletics body, (IAAAF).
ONE word frees us from the weight and pain of life: that word is love. WORDS are things. For believers it started with God Himself, who created everything we see today, in seven short days, by word of mouth. Then we earthlings took over.
THE game of boxing is begging to blaze in the country after a temporary hiatus, a kind of an athletic snooze. Boxing, variously known as pugilism, slugfest, prizefighting, glove game or the battle has always been the solace of the frustrated poor, the furious lot with troubled background who want someone they can vent their pent up anger on and punch like a bag.
THE National Environment Management Council (NEMC) has called upon investors in the industrial and mining sectors to observe environmental precautions and compliance before investing in the country.
THE government has embarked on various water and sanitation projects to expand the country’s sewerage network. Minister for Water and Irrigation, Engineer Isack Kamwelwe said this in Dar es Salaam yesterday when he met with representatives from French Development Agency (AFD).
AT Independence, in 1961, Tanganyika did not have a single mental case associated with drug abuse. Mental cases that prevailed were few and far between and these stemmed from natural causes. The few hospitals mainly handled illnesses such as malaria and typhoid.
THROUGHOUT the price boom of the 2000s, extractive resources (mining, oil and gas) were seen as assets that African governments needed to leverage more effectively for development outcomes.
THE Tanzanian Diaspora has been asked to team up with envoys accredited to countries where they live to promote and, indeed, market local tourism attractions in a quest to boost the inflow of visitors. If handled well tourism is, invariably, a money spinner.