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Most MPs hail Youth Council Bill tabling

Minister for Information, Youth, Culture and Sports, Dr Fenella MukangaraTHE government on Monday tabled the Youth Council of Tanzania Bill, 2015 which aimed at empowering and uniting youth and creating opportunities for them in various spheres of life.


Firearm in Gwajima men’s possession illegally owned

Bishop Josephat Gwajima,POLICE in Dar es Salaam Special Zone have established that the firearm that was found in the bag carried by the 15 suspects who were plotting to enable the Head of Glory of Christ Church, Bishop Josephat Gwajima, escape on Sunday morning was being possessed unlawfully.


Gas find spices up energy trail

  • Statoil hits new source at Mdalasini

Energy and Minerals Minister George SimbachaweneWell NATURAL gas discovery in Tanzania has continued to hit new heights after the government announced another massive find at the Mdalasini-1 exploration well by Statoil (Operator).


Fresh motorcycle registration now extended to December

Deputy Finance Minister Mwigulu NchembaTHE government has extended the deadline for motorcyclists in the country to get new registration numbers to December, this year.


PRIDE Tanzania’s capital increases to over 88bn/-

Deputy Finance Minister, Mr Adam MalimaTHE capital of Promotion of Rural Initiatives and Development Enterprises (PRIDE) Tanzania has reached 88bn/- , the National Assembly was told on Monday.


Hefty water projects in pipeline

Minister for Water, Prof Jumanne MaghembeMINISTER of Water Prof Jumanne Maghembe has said the scarcity of water is the biggest challenge countrywide. He has promised government commitment to ensure the problem ends by 2025.


56 incidents of albino killings reported in ten years

Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Mr Pereira Ame SilimaABOUT 56 incidents of killing of people with albinism have been reported in the country from 2006 to 2015, the National Assembly heard on Monday.


15 ‘plot to help Gwajima escape’

Josephat GwajimaFIFTEEN people are being held by the police in Dar es Salaam Special Zone on suspicion of plotting to enable the Bishop of the Resurrection and Lives’ Josephat Gwajima to escape from the TMJ Hospital where he was admitted on Friday last week after collapsing during interrogation at the Central Police Station.


Super transit line work due June

Transport Minister Samuel Sitta. CONSTRUCTION of the 2,561-kilometre standard gauge railway that will ease transportation of goods from Dar es Salaam port to Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is scheduled to start on June 30, this year. The 14 trillion/- Central Corridor project will be accomplished within five years.