In The Spotlight
PRESIDENT John Magufuli has directed pension funds to invest in profit-driven projects, including industries, where profit and employment opportunities will be created instead of focusing on infrastructure development.
THE Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Professor Mussa Assad, has questioned the rationale behind transferring government shares in the Promotion of Rural Initiative and Development Enterprises (Pride Tanzania) Limited to a private company.
MEDIA stakeholders have pushed for the establishment of an independent regulatory body which will oversee the operations of the media industry in the country.
TIGO Tanzania has donated 12 water boreholes worth 174m/- to 12 villages in Singida region in support of the government’s effort to curb shortage of safe and clean water in the country.
THE National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in Kilimanjaro Region has unveiled a new product targeting children under the age of 18 years.
THE extent of the outbreak of crop pests and diseases in the country has caused famers to suffer loss of over 270bn/-, it has been revealed. Amount lost due to grain loss in 2005/2006, according to a report presented by the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) before the National Assembly on Monday, was approximately 240bn/-.
LAST week a gathering of Maasai elders, also known as Laigwanans, in Monduli District, brought to light something that many Tanzanians are afraid to talk about: “Religions have lost appeal and currently losing ground as well, ’’ according to the Maasai.
CHILDREN’S mental health is without doubt the most important aspect of any child’s social and cognitive development. Children need to have a good mental health status if they are going to live up to their full potential and truly live a life that is filled with positive experiences and the willingness to do what is best for themselves and the people around them.