What Women Need From Leaders?

LOCAL NEWS: The sun was just starting its daily journey from the east to the west to mark the dawn of a new day. Kijakazi Ali is at the Jumbi whole sale and retail market to buy some fruits and vegetables which she sells at her shop at the Mwanakwerekwe, just a few kilometers from […]

Fuel Prices Drop Marginally In January 2022

LOCAL NEWS: Motorists will with effect from January 5, enjoy some relief after the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (Ewura) announced latest fuel prices which ,however, shows a marginal drop. According to the Ewura’s Director General Godfrey Chibulunje the prices have fallen between Sh4 and Sh35 for a litre of petrol, Sh43 and Sh67 […]

Nine People Killed In Boat Accident In Pemba

LOCAL NEWS: Nine people are reported to have lost their lives and six others rescued while 10 are still missing after a boat accident in Pemba yesterday.  The tragedy happened while the boat which is said to be carrying around 30-40 people on their way to a funeral capsized mid-voyage. Pemba South police commander Richard […]

‘Amapiano Killed Bongo Flava,’ Says Omondi

ENTERTAINMENT: Kenyan comedian Eric Omondi is still mad at artistes in the entertainment industry to the extent that, this time around, he has launched an onslaught on Tanzanian musicians. In a posting, Omondi alleged that a majority of Tanzanian artistes have shifted to the South African-acclaimed genre ‘Amapiano’ – hence killing their own genre, ‘Bongo […]

Tanzania Named Among Top 5 Tourist Destinations In Africa

TOURISM: Tanzania has been named by the US digital TV channel as being among the five top tourist destinations in Africa. The spectacular Serengeti National Park, beaches in Zanzibar and cultural tourism are cited as the main attractions. “Tanzania boasts the most beautiful, world-class beaches you may ever see,” said TheGrio, the digital channel. It […]

President Samia Hints At Major Cabinet Reshuffle

LOCAL NEWS: President Samia Suluhu Hassan has on Tuesday January 4, hinted at cabinet reshuffle eight months after she made the first mini-reshuffle following her ascendancy to power in March 2021. She said the intention is to go with like-minded people who care about the development of Tanzania and not those who are speculating and […]

Covid-19 Shouldn’t An Excuse To – Prioritise Women Programs

LOCAL NEWS: The year 2020 which marks the 25th Anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, was intended to be ground-breaking for gender equality. Instead, with the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, even the limited gains made in the past decades were rolled back. The pandemic is deepening pre-existing inequalities, exposing vulnerabilities in […]

President Samia: Economy, Efficiency, Fighting COVID-19 Are Our Focus 2022

LOCAL NEWS: President Samia Suluhu Hassan said building the country’s economy, increasing efficiency in services delivery, strengthening the fight against Covid-19 and mobilising Tanzanians’ involvement were the country’s priorities in 2022. These are the four major issues unveiled yesterday during her public address to wish the nation a happy and prosperous New Year, 2022. The […]

Zanzibari Diaspora Given Role In Econo-Growth

LOCAL NEWS: Zanzibar President Hussein Ali Mwinyi yesterday opened doors to Zanzibaris in the Diaspora to play a role in the blue economy targeting six areas. He was speaking during virtual dialogue with Zanzibaris in the Diaspora aimed at determining their contribution in the socioeconomic development of Zanzibar. Dr Mwinyi said that, following the role […]