Tanzania news

  • Teachers get better health cover 13 Oct 2019 21:09 The Teachers Service Commission has awarded a Sh9 billion medical cover with enhanced insurance packages for 318,000 employees. The Standard has established that AON Minet, which has run the teachers' health scheme for the last four years, has been …
  • Mental health key in mitigating suicide 13 Oct 2019 21:01 THE World Health Organisation (WHO) this week revealed that one person commits suicide every 40 seconds on average globally, which means nearly 800 000 lives are lost every year. The revelation was done in light of the World Mental Health Day that was …
  • Madoya’s team wins Safari Tour Pro-am at Royal 13 Oct 2019 20:23 By LARRY NGALA More by this Author The team of Naivasha-based professional Justus Madoya, and Royal amateurs Maurice Monni, Abner Onsomu and Joshua Ichangi carded an impressive score of 86 points to claim the Safari Tour Pro-Am event sponsored by Magical …
  • Heavy rains damage roads, submerge bridges in parts of Tanzania: official 13 Oct 2019 19:10 Ongoing heavy rains in parts of Tanzania have damaged roads and submerged bridges in some parts of the east African country, an official said on Sunday, Trend reports citing Xinhua. The highway connecting the commercial capital Dar es Salaam and upcountry …
  • Iran’s ‘The Skier’ participating in Emirati film event 13 Oct 2019 17:13 Directed by Fereydoun Najafi, ‘The Skier’ is the story of a young boy, Jolie, who, prior to the beginning of a race, decides to save a mountain goat, which is to be sacrificed as part of a local tradition, according to Mehr News Agency.   The film has …
  • Wasteful Kenya fall to Mozambique 13 Oct 2019 16:28 By DAVID KWALIMWA More by this Author A wasteful Kenya on Sunday evening lost by a solitary goal to visiting Mozambique in an international friendly at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. Canhambe Amancio scored a superb solo goal in the 68th …
  • 41 countries participating in 'Java Summer Camp 2019' 13 Oct 2019 16:13 12th October 2019 One of art and cultural attractions presented by participants of Summer Camp 2919 at Banyunibo Temple, Prambanan, Sleman. (Antara photo/ HO/ Humas Sleman) The Java Summer Camp is aimed at introducing potential tourist destinations …
  • New ATCL Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner takes taxi test in US, social media 13 Oct 2019 16:08 By The Citizen Reporter @TheCitizenTZ news@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam. The second Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to be acquired by Air Tanzania Limited took a taxi test on Saturday October 14, 2019 in United States. The picture showing the plane ready to …
  • SADC Did Not Pay Adequate Attention To Zimbabwe’s Crisis 13 Oct 2019 15:51 The military has become a very powerful political institution in Zimbabwe.Tanzania recently hosted the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Summit and, as part of the resolutions, the leaders condemned sanctions against Zimbabwe. They agreed to …
  • Five Myths about Energy Poverty 13 Oct 2019 13:58 Ghana, a nation of 30 million people with an average income of only around $5 per day, is focused single-mindedly on creating prosperity for its citizens. Ghana has many of the elements in place to become a development success, including a ready workforce …
  • New Ebola vaccine brings hope to DR Congo 13 Oct 2019 13:50 The second-deadliest Ebola epidemic in the world has been raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo for over a year. More than 3,200 people have been infected with the virus and, up to this week, at least 2,144 people have died from the illness. But now …
  • Zimbabwe to ratify business agreement with UK 13 Oct 2019 13:31 Zimbabwe has begun the process of ratifying a bilateral trade agreement signed with Britain, as Harare moves to fully join other countries lined up by London, in its economic link plan under the Brexit bid. Britain's departure from the EU means it …
  • From Rajasthan To Mexico: Why Gender Matters At The Heart Of The Energy Transition 13 Oct 2019 13:19 Agriculture Published on October 13th, 2019 | by The Beam 0 October 13th, 2019 by The Beam  This article was published in The Beam #9  —  Subscribe now for more on the topic. By Costanza Burstin, Mouna Chambon, Morgane Ollier, and Cécile Spanu In 2013, the …
  • Mugabe Was A Product Of A Vicious System 13 Oct 2019 13:06 Robert MugabeBy Jonathan Moyo|The death of former President Robert Mugabe at a hospital in Singapore on Thursday September 6, 2019 rang memory bells about the hush-hush, but spirited conversations that Zanu PF comrades used to have about this day, during …
  • Dar-based college student crowned 'Miss Universe Tanzania 2019' 13 Oct 2019 12:09 By Seif Kabelele @SeifKabeleleDar es Salaam. Shubila Stanton 23, of Dar es Salaam last night won this year’s Miss Universe Tanzania in the city. She beat 9 contestants to win a ticket for representing Tanzania at the Miss Universe beauty pageant this year. …
  • Man on the run after hacking lover to death in Migori 13 Oct 2019 11:56 Police are looking for a man suspected to have killed his lover at their rental house in Muhuru Bay, Migori County before disappearing. The body of 33-year-old Magrate Akinyi was found in their house lying in a pool of blood in their house by neighbours …
  • Wild jaguar plays with a discarded plastic bottle in Brazil 13 Oct 2019 11:30 Jaguar plays with a plastic bottle in Brazil in startling highlight of the world's plastic pollution problems Photographer Paul Goldstein captured the images in the Pantanal, the world's largest tropical wetland, Brazil  The three-year-old male …
  • Dar es Salaam beauty crowned 'Miss Universe Tanzania 2019' 13 Oct 2019 10:15 By Seif Kabelele @SeifKabeleleDar es Salaam. Shubila Stanton 23, of Dar es Salaam last night won this year’s Miss Universe Tanzania in the city. She beat 9 contestants to win a ticket for representing Tanzania at the Miss Universe beauty pageant this year. …
  • Concerns over low turnout for voter listing 13 Oct 2019 10:15 By John Namkwahe @johnteck3 news@thecitizen.co.tzDar es Salaam. The deadline for voter registration in the forthcoming civic polls is tomorrow. However, the low turnout observed so far has triggered concerns among stakeholders and the government. According …
  • Fears, hope as cashew sale season kicks off 13 Oct 2019 09:29 By Louis Kolumbia @Collouis1999 news@thecitizen.co.tzMtwara. The 2019 cashew nut trading season kicks off on Tuesday amid fears and optimism what the money-making industry will bring this time after experiencing the worst turbulences last season. The …
  • Tanzania foreign policy since Mwalimu Nyerere era 13 Oct 2019 09:29 By Frank Kimboy @frankkimboy fkimboy@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam. Father of the Nation Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere is well remembered not only for his struggles to liberate Tanzania but also to liberate other Southern African countries. After …
  • Tanzania Govt insists no loan guarantee for mining exploration 13 Oct 2019 09:28 By Elias Msuya @TheCitizenTz news@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam. The government has once again ruled out the possibility of guaranteeing Junior Exploration Companies (JEC) to acquire loans for conducting mining exploration. Speaking on the sideline of …
  • Relief at new border post as services put under one roof 13 Oct 2019 09:28 By The Citizen Reporter @TheCitizenTZ news@thecitizen.co.tzTunduma. There is new life at the Tanzania-Zambia One Stop Border Post (OSBP). What used to be a border post with small scattered buildings has now taken a new shape, with services accessible in …
  • This Tanzanian youth advocate has a vision for inclusive education 13 Oct 2019 08:33 Saul Mwame, from Tanzania, speaks at the United Nations during a session focused on education, Goal 4 of the  Sustainable Development Goals. Photo used with permission by Saul Mwame. Saul Mwame, a 20-year-old high school student at DCT Mvumi Secondary in …
  • Make A Difference Now Honored with GreatNonprofit's Prestigious Top-Rated Award 13 Oct 2019 08:06     BOISE, ID, October 13, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Make A Difference (MAD) Now, a registered 501c(3) organization that provides quality education and care to disadvantaged children, has been honored with a prestigious Top-Rated Award by …