In The Spotlight
THE Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga, has asked the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to embark on the formation of strategic plans that would help control the unlawful movements of youth from Africa to European countries in search of greener pastures.
MEMBERS of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have called on governments in the region to improve Preparedness and Disaster Management System to minimise impact of disasters.
PRESIDENT John Magufuli has directed the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training to seal the loopholes in the current grading and come up with the best mechanism in issuance of higher learning students loans which he said only the needy should obtain.
MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have advised the government to reconsider its intention of imposing total ban on plastic bags and sachets by January 1, next year, because the plan will have adverse effects on the country’s economy and will frustrate local manufacturers.
WITH the Premier league season knocking almost one third of its 30 rounds, Simba’s Shiza Kichuya, who has netted seven goals, is arguably the brightest catch this season.
A LOCAL construction company, Summer Communications Company Limited, has instituted a suit against Mantract (T) Limited, demanding over 200m/- in damages in a transaction relating to repair of a compactor machine during implementation of Blongwa-Makete District Road Project.
THE government is committed to overcome challenges that might arise in the wake of huge capital expected in the oil and natural gas exploration and production in the country.
KAGERA Regional Commissioner (RC) Major General (rtd) Salim Kijuu has ordered thorough investigations and legal actions against officials implicated in the construction of an outpatient building at Ishozi Ward. The officials allegedly colluded in the project in Misenyi District and pocketed over 21m/- in the process.
IF one is looking for trouble, it’s just around the corner. Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
LAND officials at Serengeti District Council would not have to travel to Mwanza or any other distant area to produce land maps, thanks to Singita Grumeti Fund for donating a plotter machine to the council.