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President John Magufuli Stops Kenya Plan to Hire Tanzanian Doctors

President John Magufuli Stops Kenya Plan to Hire Tanzanian Doctors

President John Magufuli on Wednesday scuttled Kenya’s attempts to hire doctors from Tanzania after he ordered his administration to employ them instead. The order to absorb 258 doctors he had allowed to come and work in Kenya was prompted by the legal battles in Kenya which have blocked their employment. The announcement came from the […]

President John Magufuli Has Tied His Legacy to Infrastructures

President John Magufuli Has Tied His Legacy to Infrastructures

While launching the Dar es Salaam-Morogoro SGR line project, on the day Tanzanians remembered the passing of its former prime ministers, Edward Moringe Sokoine who perished in a road accident in 1984, President John Magufuli left no doubt, once again as to where his vision of the future of the country lies. Sokoine lived and […]

President John Magufuli Launches Modern Railway Project in Tanzania

President John Magufuli Launches Modern Railway Project in Tanzania

President John Magufuli has laid a foundation stone for the new 300km Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Dar es Salaam to Morogoro. During the event held Wednesday in Pugu, a few kilometres west of Dar es Salaam City, the President said the project will create 600,000 employment opportunities, stimulate trade relations within Tanzania and with […]

President John Magufuli’s Prophesy Comes to Pass in Tanzania

President John Magufuli’s Prophesy Comes to Pass in Tanzania

President John Magufuli yesterday named a second team of experts to join an ongoing investigation into the mineral content in hundreds of tonnes of copper concentrate held in different parts of the country. The government has banned export of the copper concentrate mined by multinational companies as well as small scale miners until the investigation […]

Tanzanian Govt Asks for Extradition of Former Stanbic Bank CEO Bashir Awale

Tanzanian Govt Asks for Extradition of Former Stanbic Bank CEO Bashir Awale

Tanzania has asked Kenya to extradite former Stanbic Bank CEO Bashir Awale to face charges in the $600 million government bond bribery scandal, it has emerged. Attorney General George Masaju has reportedly sought help from his Kenyan counterpart, Mr Githu Muigai, to bring back Mr Awale for questioning over the bribery scandal that rocked the […]

President John Magufuli Orders Audit On Tanzania’s Mineral Wealth

President John Magufuli Orders Audit On Tanzania’s Mineral Wealth

PRESIDENT John Magufuli has directed the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) to conduct an in depth audit of the mining sector to plug out loopholes that occasion massive losses from the country’s rich mineral reserves. Dr Magufuli issued the directives when receiving the CAG’s report for the financial year ended June 30, 2016 at the […]

Tanzania Frees Rapper Mitego Arrested for ‘Insulting’ President

Tanzania Frees Rapper Mitego Arrested for ‘Insulting’ President

It was a double score for Emmanuel Elibariki, alias Ney wa Mitego, after he was released from police custody without any charges and the green light given to his new song that was the reason for his arrest in the first place. The rapper who found himself in trouble with authorities after releasing the song […]

Tanzania’s Magufuli Fires Information Minister in Reshuffle

Tanzania’s Magufuli Fires Information Minister in Reshuffle

President John Magufuli has made a mini-cabinet reshuffle. He has appointed Prof Palamagamba Kabudi, new minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs as Dr Harrison Mwakyembe replaces Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Nape Nnauye. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications today. In January, 2017 ,president Magufuli nominated Prof Palamagamba […]

Zanzibar Escapes Power Cut

Zanzibar Escapes Power Cut

Zanzibar government has paid 10bn/- as the initial settlement of the accumulated 121bn/- it owes the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) in power tariffs. Energy and Minerals Minister Sospeter Muhongo confirmed in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the Zanzibar government paid the amount in efforts to settle its outstanding debt to TANESCO and pledged to continue […]

Zanzibar Spared Blackout Despite President John Magufuli Order

Zanzibar Spared Blackout Despite President John Magufuli Order

Tanzania has given Zanzibar up to the end of the month to settle Tsh121 billion ($57 million) in power bills that have accumulated over the years or be plunged into darkness. President John Magufuli ordered last week that the semi-autonomous archipelago be unplugged from the national grid run by Tanesco over the debt. However, talks […]

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