In The Spotlight
WEIGHTS and Measures Agency (WMA) Chief Executive Ms Magdalena Chuwa was given four hours to explain to the Office of the Prime Minister in writing as to why she suspended the use of oil flow meters at the Dar es Salaam Port five years ago.
THE government has issued a stern warning against deceitful operations in letting in undocumented tourists in Kilimanjaro National Park (Kinapa) and non-compliance of regulations in the tourism business, causing the government losses in income.
THE Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has set new targets of achieving usage of formal financial services under the National Financial Inclusion Framework (NFIF 2014/17) of having 80 per cent of adult population using a financial access point.
A CYBER security firm in network and endpoint security has introduced a new solution to enhance data protection capabilities and allows Information Technology managers to oversee devices used throughout the organization using a simple interface and intuitive workflows.
DESPITE the fact that all 54 states making the African Union had inked the Malabo Declaration on Agricultural Development on the continent, only eight countries have so far executed its bedrock requirement of pumping at least 10 per cent of their respective public expenditures into the sector.
IN response to the Government`s letter of intent sent late last year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has praised the improved monitoring of public entities by Treasury Registrar (TR) saying it was a ”welcome move”.
KAGERA Region has managed to cut down malaria prevalence rate of the killer disease from 41 per cent to 32.5 per cent this year through holistic approach and concerted efforts made by the authorities.
TANZANIA has marked Zero Tolerance of FGM Day, at a time when the practice is still rampant in some regions of the country, despite a law in place that prohibits it. The day was introduced in 2012 and is observed on February 6 each year.
EARLY this week, President John Magufuli, in his maiden New Year reception with the diplomatic community since assuming office, told the ambassadors there was still room for dialogue among political players in Zanzibar on how to make the re-run of the Zanzibar vote more acceptable to democratic norms.
THE CAF inter-clubs championship that involves country’s champions and the Confederation Cup that pits runners-up kicks off at its preliminary stage this weekend. Once again, Tanzania’s representatives have a chance to prove their worth.