Tanzanian government on 1/11/2021 started the relocation of petty traders commonly known as “machingas” as directives from the President to regional commissioners and their subordinates. Comment: Issue of reallocating the petty traders to the so-called more convenient areas is not a new one, there have been several similar past operations such as of 2016 to […]
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 […]
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 […]
On August 06, 2021, the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court mentioned a case of Tanzania’s main opposition party (Chadema) leader Freeman Mbowe who faces two charges of conspiracy to commit crimes and financing of terrorist acts, while three of his co-accused face seven charges.
Following the ongoing global campaign regarding the abduction of Naveed Butt, spokesman for Hizb ut Tahrir in Wilayah Pakistan who was abducted by the Pakistani intelligence agency more than 9 years ago.
On Tuesday, 18 May 2021, Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan while launching the Police uniform sewing factory stated that The Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) has dropped 147 framing cases and directed the Police to do the same.
On Friday, 07th May 2021, President Samia Suluhu Hassan addressed Dar es Salaam elders at Mlimani City Hall in Dar es Salaam. The elders presented a list of challenges they face including: access to health care, delayed pensions, lack of old age protection law and etc.
On Wednesday 17/03/2021, John Magufuli (61) who was the President of the United Republic of Tanzania died from heart complications at Mzena Hospital in Dar es Salaam and Samia Suluhu Hassan (61) who was the Vice President sworn in as new Tanzania’s President on Friday, 19/03/2021.
Tanzania is undergoing shortage of cooking oil which caused price soaring, making life harder, affecting the majority of ordinary people and raising food prices as food industry depends on cooking oil.
On 01 Rajab 1442 Hijri corresponding to 13 February 2021 CE, activists of Hizb ut Tahrir/ Tanzania held picketing events in several regions to officially launch the campaign titled, “Centenary of the Destruction of the Khilafah;” the destruction that took place in Rajab 1342 Hijri / March 1924 CE.
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 […]
The 39th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and preceding meetings are taking place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The preceding meetings have started since 5th of August and the Heads of States meeting will take place from 17th to 18th of August, 2019. Comment: […]