In The Spotlight
THE government has directed the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) to consider setting up Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS) units or desks in public procuring entities, to enhance transparency and accountability in the construction industry.
THE Government has expressed its willingness and readiness to finance the treatment of Singida East MP (Chadema) and Chief Whip of the Opposition Tundu Lissu at any cost, and anywhere in the world, only if it will receive an official request from his family and approval from a specialist.
THE new presidential campaign to ease women from the burden of carrying heavy buckets of water and ‘trekking long distances in search of the precious liquid’ has been launched here.
...Commentators say, in respect of his directive to fence off tanzanite blocks, to curb thievery
PRESIDENT John Magufuli’s Wednesday directive in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region, that the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF), through the National Service (SUMA JKT), build a wall fence around Tanzanite blocks and install high-tech equipment to monitor mining activities at Mirerani tanzanite mines, has received massive kudos from economists and mineral stakeholders.
ON SEPTEMBER 20, 1979 – 38 years today – a coup d’état in what’s today known as the Central African Republic (C.A.R.) ousted self-styled ‘Emperor Jean-Bedel Bokassa-the-First’out of power!
IT is imperative to mention here that reforms in the marine services are required so that Tanzania can earn more revenue from deep sea fishing. National benefit, so far, from deep sea fishing is small.
IT was all smile for residents of Arusha, Kilimanjaro and Manyara regions yesterday following inauguration of a 26- kilometres road from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA) to Mirerani, a small mining town and the only place in the world where the violet-blue gemstone, Tanzanite is found.
CHARGING of high prices arising from anti-competitive practices such as cartels is a major challenges facing investors and consumers in East African region and impeding effective competition in the markets, the East African Community (EAC) Secretary General, Mr Liberat Mfumukeko has said.
IT is believed that the number of species of insects is between six to ten million which enable them to occupy 90 percent of all animals which inhabit the whole world. Approximately, a farmer planting maize in Handeni or rice in Mbeya is surrounded by more than 200,000,000 different insects which out numbers other animals on Earth.