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Home Affairs Minister Mwigulu Nchemba Says No Room for Gays in Tanzania

Home Affairs Minister Mwigulu Nchemba Says No Room for Gays in Tanzania

The Minister for Home Affairs, Mr Mwigulu Nchemba, said yesterday that the government would arrest and take to court any person found campaigning for, or supporting homosexuality. The minister said all nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that have been using human rights as a facade to campaign for homosexuality must find better things to do, or get […]

How President John Magufuli Opened Eyes of Academicians And Legislators in Tanzania

How President John Magufuli Opened Eyes of Academicians And Legislators in Tanzania

Academicians and legislators have described the probe report on copper concentrate exports presented to President John Magufuli as an eye-opener, on how Tanzania has been losing billions of shillings in the mining sector, calling for transparency in contracts between the government and investors. Soon after findings of the scathing report were unveiled yesterday, share prices […]

Tanzania Moves Over 2,000 Govt Officials to New Capital City Dodoma

Tanzania Moves Over 2,000 Govt Officials to New Capital City Dodoma

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday reiterated the government’s resolve to effectively make Dodoma Tanzania’s new capital, revealing that so far 2,069 government officials have already shifted here. The officials, who include ministers, permanent secretaries, heads of department and other senior officials had moved to Dodoma by the end of the first phase in February. Mr […]

Hustle and Bustle As Tanzanian Govt Officials Move to Dodoma

Hustle and Bustle As Tanzanian Govt Officials Move to Dodoma

Since 16 ministries have partially relocated from Dar es Salaam to the capital city of Dodoma, things have started changing. For years, with an estimated 457,825 population, Dodoma Municipal Council was a place for limited socioeconomic activities except during the National Assembly business and few diplomatic gatherings, when one could find the semi-arid township active. […]

Energy, Mines Ministry Joins Exodus to Tanzania’s New Capital Dodoma

Energy, Mines Ministry Joins Exodus to Tanzania’s New Capital Dodoma

The first phase of 47 out of 340 workers of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, have left for Dodoma in response to the government’s plan to move to the designated capital. Among those who moved in this phase are the top leaders and chief executives in the ministry, including the Minister, Deputy Minister, Permanent […]

MPs in Tanzania Offer Allowances to U-17 ‘Serengeti Boys’

MPs in Tanzania Offer Allowances to U-17  ‘Serengeti Boys’

Members of Parliament (MPs) were compelled to donate their yesterday’s sitting allowances to support the national Under-17 football team, Serengeti Boys. Initially, MPs differed as some rejected a plea to part ways with their allowances, arguing that it shouldn’t be compulsory, instead, they said, it should be left upon individual MPs to decide how better […]

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