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Makongoro Mahanga defects after defeat

OUTGOING Segerea CCM legislator, Dr Milton Makongoro, shows to reporters a register in which the name of one aspirant was ticked contrary to electoral regulations. Dr Mahanga yesterday joined the oppostion Chadema party. (Photo by Mohamed Mambo)THE Deputy Minister for Labour and Employment, Dr Milton Makongoro Mahanga, has officially left the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) after he was defeated in the preliminaries.


DPP wants Mramba, Yona to pay govt 11.7bn/-

Former ministers, Basil Mramba and Daniel Yona.THE Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is contesting the judgement in the trial of two former ministers, Basil Mramba and Daniel Yona, who were given three years jail sentence for abuse of office and occasioning 11.7bn/- loss to the government.


Ministers shine in poll primaries

The Second Vice-President of Zanzibar, Amb. Seif Ali Iddi.NEARLY all cabinet ministers who participated in the fiercely contested primaries in Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) have sailed through.


Two ministers suffer defeat in Zanzibar’s CCM preliminaries

FINANCE Minister Saada Mkuya Salum.IT was a stunning disappointment for some ministers as Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) results for last Saturday preliminaries were released.


Kabaka, Nyangwine deny involvement in ticked votes

LABOUR and Employment Minister, Ms Gaudensia Kabaka.LABOUR and Employment Minister, Ms Gaudensia Kabaka and Tarime incumbent legislator Mr Nyambari Nyangwine, have denied involvement on ballot papers alleged to have illegally been voted before CCM nomination polls on Saturday morning.


Sokoine’s daughter crushes opponents

Ms Namelok Sokoine.MS Namelok Sokoine (Toto), the youngest daughter of the late former Prime Minister Edward Moringe Sokoine, has topped the Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) preferential polls for Monduli parliamentary seat.


Police hold two for impersonation

POLICE in Mbeya Region have arrested two suspects for impersonating police officers at a bus stand in Kyela District over the weekend.


Mtikila threatens to sue Magufuli, Lowassa

DEMOCRATIC Party (DP) National Chairman, Reverend Christopher Mtikila.DEMOCRATIC Party (DP) National Chairman, Reverend Christopher Mtikila, has vowed to file a court injunction for both Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) presidential aspirant Dr John Magufuli and the expected UKAWA candidate, Mr Edward Lowassa, for what he claimed to be their involvement in misuse of public properties.


Prominent aspirants defeated in Singida

PRELIMINARY results show that some prominent Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) aspirants in Singida Region have lost to unpopular candidates seeking parliamentary seats.