THE Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Dr Hamis Kigwangalla, has nullified all results from recent hotel grading, citing complaints that the entire exercise was dubious. Addressing stakeholders in travel, tourism, conservation and hospitality industries at the climax of his weeklong tour of Arusha Region, the minister said the 'hotel grading exercise,' whoseRead More →

Tanzanian prominent politician Lazaro Nyalandu announced on Monday that he is relinquishing his membership of the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi and joining leading opposition party Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo . Nyalandu said in a statement that he had written to the Speaker of the National Assembly, Job Ndugai, informing him of his resignation as a Member of Parliament for Singida North constituency where he has served as anRead More →

[Daily News] The Singida North Member of Parliament, Mr Lazaro Nyalandu has just tendered in his resignation and used the occasion to cross over from the ruling party-Chama Cha Mapinduzi to the opposition camp-Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA).Read More →

Dar es Salaam – Ten Iranians and two Tanzanians were yesterday charged with smuggling into Tanzania over 100 kilos of heroin through the Indian Ocean. The 12 men were intercepted in a dhow off the Zanzibar coast last Tuesday during a midnight operation conducted by the Drug Control and Enforcement Agency in cooperation with other defence and security organs and international agencies supporting Tanzania in the war against drugs.Read More →

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Police in Temeke district have arrested ACT- Wazalendo party leader Mr Zitto Kabwe for allegedly uttering seditious words in a recent campaign rally in Kunduchi.Read More →

From October 17 to 19, the Charge d'Affaires of the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam Dr. Inmi Patterson traveled to Mbeya, Tanzania to visit, and raise awareness of, U.S. efforts to empower local Tanzanians to develop healthy and educated communities, promote local and regional economies, and to support natural resource management. “The U.S. Government is proud to work with Tanzanians, supporting local efforts to build a peaceful, prosperous, secure, and healthy Tanzania,” Read More →

Liberation struggle hero Solomon Mahlangu greets you on your entry to Mazimbu military camp in the Tanzanian town of Morogoro, where the late liberation struggle heroes' spirit was invoked and taken back to South Africa's Freedom Park, just outside Pretoria. Picture: Aleksandra Bergstein Through the efforts of the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College Trust supported by the National Heritage Council I, together with 36 other South Africans, visited Somafco.Read More →

DESPITE an unprecedented drop in the number of ships arriving at the Dar es Salaam Port, Tanzania Ports Authority 's monthly revenue collection continues increasing, as efficiency and transparency equally go up. TPA Director General, Engineer Deusdedit Kakoko told the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee here yesterday that as of June 2017, the authority had collected 728bn/- above the 623bn/- target for the financial year ending June 30, 2017.Read More →

[Daily Maverick] A group of about 100 people gathered outside the Tanzania High Commission in Pretoria to protest against the Tanzanian government’s detention of 13 individuals, two of whom are South African citizens. The East African nation accused the arrested individuals of promoting homosexuality, seized their passports and has held them in jail without charge for a week. By IHSAAN HAFFEJEE.Read More →

The leadership of the Cashewnut Board of Tanzania has been asked to expand its scope of services including opening shops for selling agro-inputs in a move aimed at empowering farmers to acquire insecticides for spraying their cashew trees on time. The appeal was made by farmers from Madangwa and Mandawa wards in Ruangwa, Lindi Region, during the auctioning of cashews in Chiuta Village and Mandawa Ward in Ruangwa District Council.Read More →