In The Spotlight
after fertiliser prices come down 40 pc
FARMERS now have reason to smile all the way to their fertiliser stockists following government moves to reduce its prices between 15 and 40 per cent – and the next farming season early September will almost coincide with the arrival of new fertilizser imports under the new bulk procurement system, codenamed BPS.
PENICILLIN, the world’s first antibiotic, was discovered at St Mary’s hospital in London by Dr Alexander Fleming in September 28, 1928. Initially, Penicillin was used to treat deadly bacterial infections including Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcal infections.
WE are proud to bring to you, our readers, our first edition for East Africa.
WHEN African leaders converge again for their next Summit on the 30th next January, they will hopefully be appending their signature on the document that will chart the path towards achieving the goals of the long drawn theme: “Harnessing the demographic dividend through investment in the youth.”
FOR the tourism industry to grow at the required pace, the Hotels Association of Tanzania (HAT) has identified unfavourable business environment and huge skills gap as main challenges that set back the development of the sector.
Tanzania’s ban on maize grain exports to assure the country’s food security and to encourage value addition through exports of flour, will likely move regional cross-border trade to informal channels because of porous borders, according to a regional bulletion for cross border trade.
MINISTER for Natural Resources and Tourism Professor Jumanne Maghembe has ordered the immediate arrest of a tour company proprietor over allegedly conning Canadians of 12,000 US dollars (about 27m/-).
LONG distance walk to school, which was a big inconvenience for many children in Kihinani village, has ended following the completion of construction of two blocks, thanks to parents’ contribution and support from the Ministry of Education and Vocational training.
SOME government directives on education are compulsory. For example, every Tanzanian child must attend school. Schools must have desks. Every ward must have a secondary school and a laboratory. A village must have a primary school etc. and things work fine.