In The Spotlight
THE Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) has warned 361 public institution and agencies over delays to comply with norms that require submitting General Procurement Notices (GPNs) based on the Annual Procurement Plan for financial year 2016/2017.
TWO prominent businessmen, Samwel Shanshasen Lema, and Mohamed Mustafa Yusufali, appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday charged with 223 counts of conspiracy, forgery, money laundering, evading tax and occasioning loss of over 14bn/-.
SPECIAL inspections and assessments carried out by the National Environmental Management Council (NEMC) in the Lake Zone has uncovered massive environmental abuses with 86 per cent of the projects being implemented without obtaining clearance from the council.
“RESILIENCE, Self discipline and behavior of taking critics as motivations and learning tools rather than obstacles earned me an international recognition and lasting friendships among my peers in different international platforms,” says Seleman Kitenge, the Tanzanian winner of Crans Montana Forum Award 2016.
AS administrators put final touches on preparations to launch Mwalimu Commercial Bank (MCB), the bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ronald Manongi, has urged teachers who bought shares in the initial public offer and even others to buy shares so as to give their bank a solid financial muscle.
PICTURES of the incumbent Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi beating (cultural) drums in Tanzania may have been exciting for Tanzanians.
THE government, for the umpteenth time, stated categorically that cigarette smoking in public places is an offence that is punishable by law. This time around the state has included the rather disgusting smoking of shisha in public as a banned practice.
AFTER 55 years of independence, finally the government is seriously set to move to Dodoma. President John Magufuli’s recent statement was well welcomed by the majority Tanzanians who believe have been eagerly waiting to see the government business move to the new national capital-designate.