Govt to Tighten Bilateral Relations With China
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The governments of Tanzania and China have promised to continue strengthening cultural and economic relations so as to complement each other in aspects of social and economic development.
President Magufuli Urges Burundians to Return Home
[Daily News] Ngara -President John Magufuli yesterday suspended temporarily the registration and naturalisation of Burundian refugees, urging the immigrants to return home.
$156m Plan to Boost Tourism in Ruaha, Selous
[Citizen] Arusha -The government yesterday announced a $156 million (Sh340 billion) major plan to boost tourism in the southern circuit.
'Poor Policies Cause Africa's Brain Drain'
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -African states have been advised to come up with policies that will ensure graduates get employed immediately after completing their university education.
Opposition MP Arrested at Airport
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Singida East MP (Chadema) and President of the Tanganyika Law Society Tundu Lissu was on Thursday evening arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport.
Illegal Fishing in Western Indian Ocean 'Alarming'
[Citizen] Arusha -Illegal fishing is still rampant in the western Indian Ocean coast, occasioning a $ 400 million loss per year in landings or nearly $ 1 billion in processed products.
Ugandan Refs to Handle Rwanda-Tanzania Match
[New Times] The return leg of the CHAN 2018 qualifiers between Rwanda and Tanzania on Saturday will be officiated by Ugandan FIFA referees at Stade de Kigali.
CAF Changes Set to Boost Taifa Stars
[Daily News] NATIONAL soccer team, Taifa Stars has been provided with a silver plate opportunity to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, following the dramatic changes to the continent's top tournament competition.
Tanroads Commended for Renovation of 221km Road
[Citizen] Morogoro -Works, Transport and Communication deputy minister Edwin Ngonyani has hailed Tanzania Roads Agency (Tanroads) in Morogoro and Ruvuma regions for renovating the 220.5km Lupilo-Lumecha Road via Kilosa Kwa Mpembo to Londo.
Aga Khan Introduces New Degree Programme
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Aga Khan University is introducing a Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery for Tanzanian doctors with hopes that it will help bring quality healthcare services in the country.
Challenges Await ZIFF's 20th Edition
[Daily News] Many questions went through Fabrizio Colombo's mind, before the actual opening of this year's Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF), earlier this month. He was used to feeling some kind of pressure, at this juncture in previous episodes, when he held the position of Assistant Festival Director.
Nyange Fails to Appear At Kisutu
[Daily News] SIMBA SC Vice-President Geoffrey Nyange yesterday failed to show up at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam to attend the fraud and money laundering trial involving 300,000 US dollars (about 600m/-) because he was reportedly sick.
TRA Closes Five Distillery Plants Over Tax Evasion
[Citizen] Arusha -The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has closed five distillery plants in Arusha Region for alleged tax evasion.
Bodaboda Will Soon Be Registered to Combat Crime
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Plans are underway to start registering bodaboda drivers in a bid to monitor their movements and make it easier to track them down when they violate road rules.
Traffic Police Officers Urged to Work Hard or Else Quit
[Citizen] Coast Region -Traffic Police Commander in the country Fortunatus Musilimu has said police officers, who work out of habit it is better for them to quit instead of waiting to be removed.
Edible Oil Plant Resumes Work
[Citizen] Morogoro -The Moproco Vegetable Oil Mill and Refinery has resumed its oil processing, giving new hope to sunflower growers. The factory had stopped its operations for over eight years due to various reasons, including the depreciation of its machines.
Govt for Increased Wananchi Participation in Mining Sector
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanians should prepare to reap more benefits from the mining sector now that the government plans to amend the Mining Act, 2010 in a bid to accommodate regulations that will enforce local content.
RPC Advises On Security Checks
[Citizen] Morogoro -Regional Police Commander Ulrich Matei has instructed local government leaders in the municipality to oversee security in their areas.
You May Mislead Some, Mr Lissu, but Truth Shall Prevail
[Daily News] THE coming in of the multiparty system into the political arena in this country, over two decades ago, ushered in a new dispensation where the play-field was open to everyone with will and ability.
Citizens Are Finally Paying Taxes for the Good of the Country
[Deutsche Welle] It looks as if Tanzania's push to get its citizens and foreign investors to pay more taxes and reduce donor dependency is working, writes Anaclet Rwegayura.