All posts tagged: Said Bitomwa

New Pension Benefit is a Misery to Retirees

Recently Tanzania through the Ministry of Labor, Youth, Employment and the Disabled, announced new Pension Benefit Code for retirees which will start operating in July 2022. Comment: Introduction of the new code is the result of agreement between the government, social security sector stakeholders including the Trade Union Confederation (TUCTA) and the Tanzania Employers’ Union […]

In Russian-Ukraine War: Africa Should Stand with None

The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine seems to divide Africa as which party should Africa support and why? Many of the African leaders have decided to remain neutral while few have openly showed their side. Despite countries stances, the African Union (AU) condemned Moscow’s invasion and called for an “immediate ceasefire.” President Macky Sall […]

Few have been Released but Many are still Suffering in Detentions

On 04/03/2022, Tanzania’s main opposition party leader Freeman Mbowe, and three co-accused were set free after the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) dropped terrorism charges against them. Just before their release, on 23/02/2022 three members of Hizb ut Tahrir / Tanzania namely Ust. Ramadhan Moshi Kakoso (45), Waziri Mkaliaganda (37) and Omar Salum Bumbo (55) […]

Professor Gurnah’s Nobel Award Should Push Tanzania at Fair Dealing with its Citizens

On Thursday, 07/10/2021, retired Professor of English and Post-Colonial Literatures at the University of Kent and novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah won the prestigious award of Nobel Prize for Literature worth a gold medal and 10 million Swedish kronor ($1.14m) after recognition on his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of […]

Hamza Investigation Findings are Incredible and Reveals Lies on Terror Charges in Tanzania

On 2nd September 2021, the Director of Criminal Investigation (DCI) in Tanzania, Mr. Camillius Wambura revealed in his report that Hamza Mohamed (30), a businessman and a prominent member of the ruling party (CCM), who was shot dead by Police on August 25, 2021 after he had killed three police officers and security guard in […]

Democratic Politician’s Objectives is to Enrich Himself / Herself Not Serving People

There is an ongoing discussion across the country concerning a big difference between politicians and other public servant’s salary scales. While politicians get paid high salaries and other lucrative benefits, workers are sacrificed by taking home a hand to mouth salaries with maximum tax deductions. (BBC Swahili 17/07/2020). Comment: This scenario cements the truth that […]