In The Spotlight
POLICE in the country, as of yesterday -- the second day of Eid celebrations – confirmed recording eight deaths and nine people missing in Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Kagera regions.
A JOURNALIST award dubbed ‘Merck More Than a Mother Media Recognition Awards’ has been launched in East Africa to award scribes and media students.
A PROMISE by the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, to bring a team of dam experts to help in the implementation of Stiegler’s Gorge hydroelectric project envisaged to pump into the national grid 2,100 megawatts, officially materialises today when the team jets into the country.
THE government has said that it has no ill-feelings over the stance taken by the US government, to slash down the number of Congolese refugees from Tanzanian camps seeking resettlement into United States, saying it will continue providing essential services to those currently being sheltered in the country.
PARLIAMENT sessions resume today in Dodoma after a long weekend and highlighted with celebrations to mark Eid el-fitr festivities.
MORGAN Schneiderlin has been preparing for Everton’s pre-season trip to Tanzania by making an early visit to the east African nation! The Everton midfielder is currently enjoying a ‘safari’ honeymoon with his new bride Camille after they were married earlier this month.
YEARS have passed since lawmakers fiercely clashed in Dodoma on the issues of IPTL and ESCROW. The opposition and some ruling representatives voiced out and insisted that these bodies are not only existing to sabotage our economy, but they have been, and continues to be, a clog on the wheels of our economic growth and development.
FORMER Prime Minister, Edward Lowasa was yesterday grilled by the police for almost four hours for alleged inflammatory remarks which he uttered during Iftar, last week.
UN response teams that help the most vulnerable people in the world are still largely underfunded, a new status report has revealed. The funding available to the teams is no match for the record number of people—141 million—who need assistance today.
JUNE 16th is the Day of the African Child. It was first established by the former Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1991. The day aims at raising awareness for the situation of children in Africa and on the need for continuing improvement in education.
MAJORITY of activists in Tanzania have been advocating for female sexual abuse, early marriages and child pregnancies as core factors that have for long limited girl children in Tanzania from meeting their dream, but the Save the Children report of June 2017 titled ‘End of Childhood 2017,’ among other things, has cited malnutrition as the new emerging threat preventing children from marginalised families realise their full potential.