National

Wild Elephants In Dozens Raided Five Villages In Northern Tanzania

wild elephant

Fear and danger is everywhere in the Monduli district as herd of wild elephants has invaded five villages on Sunday. The authorities have been informed and people are now waiting for alternative measures to be taken. The villages which are raided by about 43 elephants are Naiti, Mbuyuni, Kilimasie, Bwawani and Moita. Loserian Kimbele, Nalarami Ward Executive Officer, said fear ...

Read More »

Tanzania Launches Initiative For Refugees Protection

burundi refugees

Tanzania has come up with an initiative for refugees protection in a more systematic and sustainable response. East African nation’s Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Hamadi Masauni, called the new initiative as Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF) in Tanzania. He also appealed to the international community to offer proper support to the government in implementing the initiative and meeting requirements ...

Read More »

Week-Long Heavy Rain Kills 10, Injures Dozens

heavy rain

In just one week about a dozen people were killed and twenty others injured in northeastern parts of Tanzania due to heavy rains. According to Tanga Regional Police Commander Benedict Wakulyamba, the ongoing rains have pushed at least 200 people towards homeless. About houses were washed out completely by the running water. Wakulyamba added more than 250 houses in the ...

Read More »

3 Surviving Children Of Horrific Bus Crash Reaches Iowa For Treatment

horrific bus accident

The three school students who had survived a recent horrific bus accident are now being treated in Sioux City, Iowa, at Mercy Medical Center. The school bus was on a mission trip and crashed into a ravine in Tanzania. 32 children, two teachers and the bus driver were killed. Eyewitnesses said it was a horrific scene. There were several roadblocks ...

Read More »

800 Passengers Cheated Death When Tanzania Train Derailed

tanzania train

More than 800 passengers luckily escaped death on Friday night when part of a passenger train derailed in Mazimbu Bridge, Morogor. The country is currently hovered by a dark cloud and floods, road accidents and landslides are common during this time of the year. Tanzania Railways Limited (TRL) officials didn’t reveal cause of the derailment but said investigations are in ...

Read More »

15K Vacancies In Civil Services Announced

john magufuli

About fifteen thousand job vacancies have been made in civil services and interested potential workers can apply for it by the end of June 2017. The Permanent Secretary in the Tanzania President’s Office (Public Service and Good Governance), Laurian Ndumbaro, said recently over 9,000 civil servants were sacked due to fake documents and the government has asked institutions to submit ...

Read More »

John Magufuli Sacks 10K Civil Servants For Fake Documents

Tanzanian President John Magufuli ordered thousands of civil servants to leave by May 15. About 10,000 employees are found to have submitted forced academic documents and the president said it is a criminal offence. Magufuli added there are 9,932 people in government workforce who have presented fake academic certificates and all of them have been fired immediately as well as ...

Read More »