In The Spotlight
TANZANIA must implement progressive socio-economic policies and invest accordingly in fertility control, health, education and skills development especially for young people for the country to transform into middle income economy.
. . . Extensive research on major human, animal ailments kicks off
ONE of the leading African study groups has embarked on extensive research on major diseases that are transmissible between animals and humans in East, Central and West Africa, with the view to bridge the gap and improve human and animal health and well-being, hence ensure food security.
THE Minister of Works, Transport and Communications, Prof Makame Mbarawa has implored the National Construction Council (NCC) to work out a plan which is going to lay down indicative construction costs and standards, to act as a reference point to the public.
THE government has directed the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) to consider setting up Public Expenditure Tracking Survey (PETS) units or desks in public procuring entities, to enhance transparency and accountability in the construction industry.
THE Government has expressed its willingness and readiness to finance the treatment of Singida East MP (Chadema) and Chief Whip of the Opposition Tundu Lissu at any cost, and anywhere in the world, only if it will receive an official request from his family and approval from a specialist.
HOLDERS Young Africans will be seeking to recover from their slow start to the season, as they welcome Mtwara’s Ndanda FC at the Uhuru Stadium in Dar es Salaam, today. It will be a must win match for Yanga to put themselves back on track and appease the club fans and members.
“SAI wahala!” -- in Hausa means “there’s big trouble” -- exclaims Zara Moustapha, living with more than 12,000 displaced Nigeriens and refugees from Nigeria in the N’Gagam desert camp in southeast Niger.
THE state-owned Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL) needs to set up business strategies that will help to boost its market share in the competitive telecom industry, the Minister of Works, Transport and Communication, Prof Makame Mbarawa said.
TANZANIA Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF) has raised concern about the increasing trend in tobacco farming and trade in Tanzania, calling upon the national leaders to assist farmers to switch off to alternative crops and find viable and sustainable markets for their produce.