1. Definition The NCPI measure changes over time in the cost of a fixed basket of goods and services that are purchased by a representative sample of households in Tanzania. Currently, the NCPI basket comprises of 383 goods and services, of which 132 are Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages and 251 are Non-Food items. With […]

Bongo Flava Artiste Nandy On 64th Grammy 2022 Awards

ENTERTAINMENT: Bongo Flava artiste Nandy will be among those receiving at least a certificate of participation at 64th Grammy awards after an album she was featured in got a nod for Best Reggae Album at the 2022 nominations. Nandy was featured in the reggae album called ‘Pamoja’ in a song called ‘Melanin’. ‘Pamoja’ Album by […]

President Mwinyi Plans To Make Zanzibar Depends On Port Economy In Africa

ECONOMY: The President of Zanzibar, Dr Hussein Ali Mwinyi, has outlined plans to construct the Manga Pwani Port that is expected to be the continent’s transportation hub. He said investment and completion of the project will reduce costs of transporting cargo from different parts of the world and increase their levels of competitiveness. The auspicious […]

Tanzania 0-0 Madagascar: Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022

SPORTS: The national football team (Taifa Stars) today face Madagascar in the formality qualifier for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The match has been scheduled to start from 4pm Tanzania time at the Stade Kianja Barea de Mahamasina in Antananarivo. It is a formality match because Taifa Stars have no chance of qualifying for […]

Air France fly to Zanzibar as from October 2021

TOURISM: The French national carrier Air France, part of the Air France-KLM Group, will in October this year commence flights to Zanzibar, as the airline seeks to further strengthen its presence in East… The French national carrier Air France, part of the Air France-KLM Group, will in October this year commence flights to Zanzibar, as […]

Tanzania Home to People Vulnerable to Extreme Heat

CLIMATE CHANGE: Rapid population growth and global warming are increasing exposure to extreme heat in cities, aggravating health problems and making moving to urban areas less beneficial for the world’s poor, according to a new study. The rise is affecting nearly a quarter of the world’s population, said the report published in the Proceedings of […]

Mnazimmoja Hospital overwhelmed as Covid-19 cases increase

Zanzibar has been experiencing a rising number of coronavirus infections with its total caseload spiking to 876 and deaths to 40. Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Nassor Ahmed Mazrui said that out of 45,522 people tested, 876 were infected. He said the islands’ ability to avert an implosion of infections and fatalities hinged on […]