Tag: Daily News

Rains Damage Rail Line, Disrupt Cargo Train

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ruvu — ABOUT 60 goods wagons with a consignment of cement are stranded at Pongwe and Korogwe following extensive damage to the central railway line connecting the three regions of Tanga, Kilimanjaro and Dar es Salaam due to the ongoing heavy rains in Coast Region. Speaking to the ‘Daily News’ in Mng’ong’o village on Wednesday, […]

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Unethical Practices Frustrate Female Opportunity Seekers

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

IN its 2013 Global Corruption Barometer, Transparency International ( TI) placed Tanzania at number 14 on the list of the most corrupt countries in the world. Whether this is the truth of the matter, is subject for discussion. However, the TI did mention media as one of the most corrupt institutions in the country and […]

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Mtwara RC Urges Aggressive Entrepreneurship

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mtwara — MTWARA region authorities have called upon Tanzanians to explore opportunities arising from the fast growing gas economy in the southern regions. The Mtwara Regional Commissioner, Mr Joseph Simbakalia, told the ‘Daily News’ in an exclusive interview that the mega projects currently in progress need to be supplied and complimented with variety of goods […]

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Infertility No Justification for Punishing Spouse

| April 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

THREE years into her marriage, Rozina Christopher has not only endured the shame of being a subject of gossips in her neighbourhood, but also a victim of constant beatings by her husband. Rozina’s problem stems from the fact that she has not been able to conceive ever since she got married. A resident of Mkuranga […]

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We Are Not Aware of Tazarabujumbura Plans – Mwakyembe

| March 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

TANZANIA is not aware of the ongoing discussions between Zambia and Burundi on plans to extend the TAZARA line to Bujumbura, the Minister for Transport, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe has said. Dr Mwakyembe told the ‘Daily News’ in an interview that the matter reported by media in Zambia had not been brought in the council of […]

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Tanzania plans to burn poaching trophies

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tanzania Association of Tour Operators (TATO) will collect items made from elephant tusks and rhinoceros horns and burn them in a large-scale operation scheduled for June, Tanzania’s Daily News reported Sunday (February 16th). The exercise is being carried out in connection with a series of anti-poaching operations in Tanzania and aims to raise awareness […]

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Tanzania launches electronic system for exports certification

| February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tanzania has launched an electronic issuance of Certificate of Origin system (e-CO) for processing exports, discarding the manual system which has been in use for 14 years. The Daily News reports it is expected the system can be applied by several players, including customs administrators, freight forwarders, importers and banks, resulting in simplified operations. The […]

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Shilling Should Be Used in All Transactions – Finance Minister

| January 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

ALL transactions done in the country should be done in shillings which is the only legal tender currency, newly appointed Finance Minister, Saada Mkuya Salum has said. Ms Salum told the ‘Daily News on Saturday’ that she is yet to see a letter written by Dar es Salaam port stakeholders seeking her intervention in a […]

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COPEC, Nine Other Oil Firms Face Revocation

| January 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

COMMERCIAL Petroleum Company of Tanzania (COPEC), a subsidiary of Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC), is among ten oil marketing firms that risk having their licences revoked for failure to start operations. The state-owned firm, which was established in 2009, is the one expected to be in charge of the envisaged national strategic petroleum reserve (NPR), […]

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Tanzania: Dr Mgimwa Dies in South Africa

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photo: Daily News THE Minister for Finance, Dr William Augustao Mgimwa, is dead. He died in a South African hospital yesterday at the age of 64. A Deputy Minister for Finance, Ms Saada Salum Mkuya, confirmed to the ‘Daily News’ that Dr Mgimwa died at Mediclinic Kloof, Pretoria in South Africa at around 11am where […]

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