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Tanzania's one month ultimatum to foreigners
Labour commission gives 30 days notice to those without proper documents.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

 
Tanzania subscribers to switch lines without losing numbers
The regulator has released rules that will be applied by the end of the month.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

 
East Africa: Kenya School of Law Ordered to Admit Ugandans
[Monitor] The Kenya High Court in Nairobi has quashed a decision by the Kenya School of Law (KSL) barring Ugandan, South Sudanese, Tanzanian, Rwandan and Burundian students from enrolling for KSL's Advocates Training Programme (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

 
Tanzania: One of Deportees From Mozambique Dies
[Citizen] Mtwara -One Tanzanian, who was among those deportees from Mozambique, died yesterday at Lingula Regional hospital, where she was admitted.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Tanzania: Anti-Drug War Leads to Scarcity of Addicts Rehabilitation Medicine
[Daily News] Ongoing countrywide crackdown on illicit drugs has drastically escalated demand for methadone, a medicine used to rehabilitate drugs addicts, the government confirmed yesterday.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Tanzania: Ban On Alcoholic Sachets to Help State Control Rampant Tax Evasion
[Daily News] Production and packaging of alcoholic drinks in plastic sachets, viroba, are reportedly denying the government a whopping 600bn/- in revenues, annually, due to tax evasion.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Tanzania: Police Arrest Oppostion Leader for Questioning Over Drugs
[Daily News] Police in Dar es Salaam yesterday arrested Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) National Chairman Freeman Mbowe for questioning over drug related charges.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

Report blames Tanzania for increase in non-tariff barriers
Dar es Salaam has the highest number of NTBs in the East African Community.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

Mozambique expels 200 Tanzanians
Tanzania has said it is launching investigations into how its nationals were treated before being deported.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

Anti-drugs war now targets Tanzanian judges
Agency revisiting past cases with a view to forwarding those suspected to have been mishandled by judges and magistrates to the Chief Justice for review.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

Tanzania threatens to ban law society over ‘politicking’
The threat came soon after an opposition politician and lawyer, Tundu Lissu, sought to contest the organisation’s presidency in the election slated for March 18.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

Tanzania opposition leader arrested over alleged drugs link
Police seize Chadema chairman Mbowe after summon.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

EAC: Equity bank formally opens Zanzibar branch
By Correspondent Equity Bank has formally commissioned its Zanzibar branch as it seeks to deepen its presence in East African region. The Zanzibar branch brings to 14 the total number of Equity branches in Tanzania and is part of the Bank’s planned regional expansion. It is also aligned to the to the Zanzibar...
[The African Business Fortune] 20/02/2017

WorldRemit expands into Tanzania
WorldRemit, a digital money transfer service has expanded into Tanzania in a bid to support the growing demand for instant remittances to the country from over 4 million expatriates living abroad. WorldRemit customers can send money to Tanzania via Mobile Money to Tigo Pesa, Vodacom M-Pesa and (...)
[IT News Africa] 20/02/2017

Burundi: Do Not Amend Burundi's Constitution, Mkapa Says
[Iwacu] The 4th round of the inter-Burundi dialogue has taken place in Arusha, Tanzania, to try to resolve the current Burundi crisis. The ruling party, CNDD-FDD, refuses to sit down with the main coalition of political opponents in exile, CNARED, saying they are wanted criminals in Burundi. (...)
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Tanzania: Six Drug Dealers Convicted, Sentenced to Life Imprisonment
[Daily News] Moshi -Six people, including four foreigners, have been convicted of illicit drug dealings here and condemned to life imprisonment.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

‘Phrases’
A poem on Kenya’s health sector strike, spoken by a politician, inspired by the Tanzanian false interpreter.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

Tanzania: Tanzanians Urged to Join hands in the War on Drugs
[Daily News] UZINI Member of Parliament Mohammed Raza has urged members of the public to join hands with the government in the war on narcotic drugs, saying collective efforts are vital to thwart the illegal trade.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Tanzania: Chinese Envoy Tips Govt on How to Hit 7% Economic Growth
[Focac] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania needs to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) to realise its goal of attaining seven per cent economic growth, according to the Chinese ambassador to Tanzania, Dr Lu Youqing.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Tanzania: Addicts Die After Drug Supply Is Cut
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Two drug addicts are reported to have died of withdrawal symptoms in Mwanza Region after failing to get supplies in the wake of the nationwide anti-narcotics crackdown.
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

Tanzania: Why Tanzania Risks Becoming a Land of Zombies
[Citizen] Sometimes in the mid 70s my then Member of Parliament, the late Jackson Makweta, rattled members of the National Assembly by tabling a motion urging the august House to legalise the use marijuana.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Tanzania: Why Mtwara Schools Dominated the Bottom List in Form 4 Exams
[Citizen] Mtwara -As the dust from the poor performance of public schools in last year's Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) settles, questions linger in the region, with education stakeholders still scratching their heads on what could have gone so wrong to have nine local (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Tanzania: Magufuli Commissions 165 New Army Officers
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, President John Magufuli, yesterday commissioned 165 army officers to the rank of second lieutenant at the State House in Dar es Salaam.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Tanzania: U.S Warns Govt Health Facilities Ban May Stall HIV Fight
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The United States yesterday warned the government against its decision to ban HIV/Aids services at 40 health facilities, and introduce new guidelines for Key Populations (KP), saying the move could cause a flare-up of the epidemic among those (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Tanzania: Govt Threatens to Publish 'Gay List'
[Deutsche Welle] Tanzania announced plans on Saturday to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online. This comes just days after the government shut down dozens of AIDS clinics accused of promoting homosexuality.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Tanzania: Households Now Survive On a Meal a Day in Chamwino
[Citizen] Dodoma -Chamwino District has a serious food shortage.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Tanzania: Govt, Airtel Yet to Agree On Share Sale
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Planned initial public offerings (IPOs) for Airtel Tanzania and Tigo Tanzania will take longer than expected as shareholders grapple with decision-making on the right numbers and values of shares to offload,The Citizen (...)
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Tanzania: Anti-Drug War Spreads Across the Country
[Citizen] Dar/Mbeya/Singida -Authorities have swooped on four more regions considered hotspots of the illicit trade in drugs, as the anti-narcotics war spreads across the country.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Women bring solar power to rural Tanzania
Esupat Loseku, a mother of six, installs solar power systems and builds cookstoves in Enguiki village.
[East Africa News Post] 18/02/2017

Tanzania looks to Egypt to revive leather industry
Tanzania has eight small and medium-sized leather factories operating below capacity, both in collecting and processing raw hides and skins.
[East Africa News Post] 17/02/2017

Crowdfunding rules will simplify, grow local lending
Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda are yet to have regulations governing this alternative lending model.
[East Africa News Post] 17/02/2017

East Africa: Tanzania Arrest 3 Over Alleged Attempt to Foil Burundi Dialogue
[Daily News] Police here have arrested three suspected Burundians over their alleged attempt to thwart the ongoing Burundi peace talks under former President Benjamin Mkapa's mediation.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Tanzania: EU Hails Magufuli's Commitment to End Malnutrition
[Daily News] The European Union (EU) has hailed the commitment by the government to end malnutrition in the country after scaling up nutrition movement through the third Joint Multi- Sectoral Nutrition Review.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Tanzania: Tycoon Manji Arraigned On Drug Abuse, Bailed Out
[Daily News] Dar es Salaam-based business magnet Yusuf Manji appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in the city yesterday, accused of abusing drugs.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Tanzania: Prime Minister Threatens Violence Agitators in the Country
[Daily News] Simanjiro -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday threatened tough punitive measures against people bent on inciting deadly violence in the country.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Tanzania: More Deportees Received
[Daily News] Mtwara -Tanzanian deportees from Mozambique have increased to 193, Mtwara Regional Immigration Officer Rose Mhagama said here yesterday.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Tanzania: Govt Leaders Summoned to Answer Charges of 'Belittling the National Assembly'
[Daily News] The words in the heading of this article are borrowed from THE CITIZEN Newspaper of last Thursday, 9th February, 2017; in which it reported as follows: "Parliament yesterday unanimously resolved to summon Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda, and Arumeru District (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Tanzania: Govt Pressured to Act Tough on Traffic Accidents
[Daily News] More than 1.2 million people die every year with 50 million others injured or disabled owing to road traffic crashes, says a World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Road Safety Status report of 2015. The report points out that road traffic accidents are number one cause of death (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

Tanzania unaware of Acacia, Endeavour mining merger
The deal would create one of the biggest mining companies in Africa.
[East Africa News Post] 16/02/2017

Tanzania: Acacia Mining - Buzwagi Mine Deception & Scam in President Magufuli's Face
[Tanzania Business Ethics] How much lower will Barrick Gold and Acacia Mining stoop down to try manipulate their way to extra profits? And right in the face of the President of Tanzania?
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Tanzania: Mbeya coal completes ESIA, awaits certification
Tanzania’s Mbeya coal to power project has officially completed all work for the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) and is now awaiting certification. This was announced on Wednesday by mineral exploration and development Company, Kibo Mining. Louis Coetzee, CEO of Kibo Mining, said: “Completion of...
[The African Business Fortune] 16/02/2017

Tanzania: Govt to Probe Mozambique's Alleged Torture of Deportees
[Daily News] At the count of 132, stories of torture and use of excessive force among Tanzanians being deported from Mozambique are gaining currency and the government has pledged full investigations into their claims.
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Tanzania: Top Education Officials Face Multimillion Corruption Charges
[Daily News] Four top officials with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training were yesterday arraigned before a Dar es Salaam court on seven counts of embezzlement and misappropriation of public money and occasioning losses amounting to over (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Tanzania: China Welcomes Turkish, Portuguese Firms On Rail Project
[Daily News] China yesterday clarified that an agreement signed between Tanzania and Governor of Exim Bank of China was meant to facilitate a feasibility study, not an agreement for a loan from China to Tanzania for the construction of central line (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

Tanzania: Speed Up Construction of Tazara Flyover, Contractor Ordered
[Daily News] Works, Transport and Communications Minister, Prof Makame Mbarawa has directed the contractor constructing the Tazara Flyover to speed up in order to reduce the duration the project.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Tanzania: Former Graft Fighter Accused of Bribe-Taking Himself
[Daily News] Former employee with the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), Michael Aloyce Joseph was yesterday arraigned at a Dar es Salaam court on charges of demanding and receiving bribe.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Tanzania: Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute Conducts 20 Surgeries, Saves 340 Million Shillings
[Daily News] Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) in partnership with India's BLK Super Specialist Hospital has conducted 20 heart surgeries, saving over 340m/- that could have been spent in undertaking the operations abroad.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

Africa: Tanzania Scores Top Ratings in Global Poverty Reduction
[Daily News] Tanzania has featured prominently in this year's Bill and Melinda Gates annual letter celebrating progress in global health and poverty reduction.
[AllAfrica] 15/02/2017

UN: 7 African countries to halve maternal, newborn deaths in clinics
New York, US (PANA) - Seven African countries, namely Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, have joined a UN-supported health network to halve maternal and newborn deaths in health facilities by 2022. (...)
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

Tanzania: Schools Expel Pregnant and Married Girls
[HRW] "I liked to study so that I could have a wide mind. There was nothing I didn't like [to study]. I had a dream to finish school and go to college, graduate, and work."
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2017



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