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.
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.
IF the Statistics Fraternity is correct, Tanzania is home to the third-largest livestock herds in Africa, beaten in that line only by Ethiopia and Sudan. In Year-2016, the country boasted an estimated 25m herd of cattle – 98per cent of them indigenous breeds – 16.7m goats, 8m sheep and 2.4m pigs.
SHILLING has remained stable against the US dollar in the last four months, according to financial analysts. It traded around 2,230/- margin against the greenback since February and it has been predicted that the pair will hold on the same levels.
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.
ARUSHA and Ngorongoro districts are enjoying an improved state of education provision in primary schools, thanks to support from The Robin & Sylvia Goodall Foundation.
SINGITA Grumeti has donated a vehicle and dedicated it to Serengeti Ecological Monitoring Project, which aims to ensure that there is sustainable conservation of Serengeti National Park (SENAPA).
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.