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Labs construction deadline extended

President Jakaya KikweteTHE deadline to complete construction of laboratories for science subjects in public secondary schools has been extended by six months.


New estimates reveal 28 pc growth

MINISTER for Finance, Saada Mkuya Salum launching the Dissemination of Revised and Rebased National Accounts Estimates for the year 2007 at a brief ceremony held at Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam on Friday. Left is the Director General of National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr Albina Chuwa and right is Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance, Dr Servacius Likwelile. Second right is Deputy Governor of Bank of Tanzania (BOT), Mr Juma Reli. (Photo by Mohamed Mambo)MINISTER for Finance Ms Saada Mkuya, on Friday launched a new five year revised and rebased national accounts estimates of the base year 2007 to replace the current 2001 national accounts.


Tanzania reduces death of newly born babies

Dr Seif RashidTANZANIA is among the few African countries that have succeeded in reducing deaths of newly born babies from 147 in 1999 to 54 in 2013 for every 1000 live births.


TMA installs radar for Lake zone

TMA, Director General Dr Agnesi KijaziTanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has installed a radar that will serve the Lake zone regions. TMA, Director General Dr Agnesi Kijazi informed TMA board members on Friday in Mwanza city who had visited Kiseke area in Ilemela Municipal where the radar is installed, that the radar will be operational early next year.


Authorities directed to improve water quality

The Minister for Water, Prof Jumanne Maghembe.WATER authorities in the country have been directed to improve water quality to acceptable global standards to avoid costs associated with treating waterborne diseases.


DCB scoop top honours for best financial statement

The DCB Commercial bank Managing Director Mr Edmund Mkwawa (right) receives a special prize awarded by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA) from Chief Finance Manager and Planning Ms Consolata Lalika after the bank emerged one of the top three banks after CRDB and NMB with the best presented and international recognized standards financial statements for the year 2013 on Thursday. (Photo by Staff photographer) DAR ES SALAAM Commercial Bank (DCB) has been awarded a special prize by the National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA), as one of the top three banks with the best presented and internationally recognised standards financial statement for the year 2013.


Morani cane woman for scolding son

A MAASAI woman Naserian Pereiyoo (32) is in critical condition after being beaten by a group of men, commonly referred to as ‘Morani’, as punishment for scolding her son who had just undergone traditional initiation.


Uganda’s Kidega elected new EALA Speaker

Mr Daniel KidegaUGANDAN Member of the East Africa Legislative Assembly (EALA), Mr Daniel Kidega has been sworn-in as the new Speaker of EALA, replacing Dr Margaret Nantongo Zziwa, who was impeached three days ago for alleged incompetence, abuse of office, nepotism and intimidation.


Mwanga Bank to assist farmers

FARMERS in Kilimanjaro Region stand to do well in production as Mwanga Community Bank Limited (MCBL) chips in to finance their activities by extending credits in terms of farm implements and inputs.