In The Spotlight
PRESIDENT John Magufuli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta pencilled for next week at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi.
ONLY a year after President John Magufuli ordered the Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) to procure new scanners for the Dar es Salaam Port, the Authority has procured six machines worth 23 million US dollars (over 51bn/-), three of which are already under installation.
WHENEVER one was last week, the news was both dramatic and stunning. Africa had long forgotten newsbreaks about coups, which had engulfed the continent in the seventies and eighties, but here was a newsbreak from Harare, Zimbabwe that a coup d’état had taken place in that country in Southern Africa -- overthrowing its founding leader Robert Gabriel Mugabe.
PROPERLY implementation of financial risk management tends to limit the negative impact to businesses, according to a markets expert. Standard Bank’s Executive and Head - Client Solutions, Africa Regions, Global Markets - Reginald Mlangeni said that a currency hedging strategy could protect a company if the value of a currency falls sharply.
THREE foreigners appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday charged with several counts relating to fraudulent use of the communication network and occasioning loss of over 370m/- to the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA).
IT was not only because of his official responsibility that the High Commissioner of India to Tanzania, Sandeep Arya, welcomed the exhibition of the Fine Artist, Viveek Sharma.
“EVERY game has rules. Obey the rules, win the game or disobey the rule, lose it,” so goes an English wise saying. Well, this quotation holds water when it comes to elections conducted by the National Electoral Commission (NEC). Currently NEC is overseeing campaign rallies ahead of the November 26 by-election in 43 wards aimed at replacing the councilors who for some reasons left their posts vacant.
THE solution for permanent peace and security in some parts of Africa has been an uphill task for many years. Luckily however, Regional Integrations can play a great role in restoring and maintaining peace and security in a particular state, since that mandate has been given to them by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).