In The Spotlight
THE Minister for Energy and Minerals, Prof. Sospeter Muhongo, has dismissed as baseless and unwarranted the move by some politicians forcing major mining companies to provide local citizens with waste rock materials generated by the extraction of gold, commonly known as magwangala.
THE government has commended the efforts done by Japan Tobacco International (JTI), the leading Tobacco producer internationally on launching a programme called ARISE to support Tanzanian fight against child labour in the country.
THE shilling has gone down by slightly over 30/- against the US dollar since the beginning of the year to yesterday. It stabilized in the last six weeks due to an increase in dollars inflow from exports which eased pressure on the local currency.
SEVENTEEN best manufacturers, out of 430, will be known next Tuesday at an occasion to be graced by President John Magufuli. The manufacturers are contesting in a ‘President’s Manufacturer of the Year Awards (PMAYA) 2015’ aimed at recognizing and appreciate the industrial sector’s important role in economic development.
SOPHO has introduced new technology that uses progressive behaviour analytics, forensics and collective intelligence to discover and remove code from zero-day threats, Trojans, rootkits, polymorphic malware, irritating cookies, spyware and adware.
Kenya is at it again. No retreat, no compassion. Some say it’s a merciless stand, others see justification in safeguarding the country’s security. At the end of it all, the largest refugee camp in the world – the Daadab refugee complex – will be no more.
With President Pierre Nkurunziza missing out on the Inter-Burundi Dialogue which resumed on 21 May in Arusha, it appears that the prospects for a quick resolution have all but may be diluted.
NATIONAL Microfinance Bank (NMB) has issued a three year 20bn/- retail bond. The bond initial public is running and expects to end in June before being listed at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange. NMB, a listed company, had two choices for raising the amount through a current status of the country capital market.