National

CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi Acclaimed Embracement Of Divergent Views

CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has urged its members, countrywide, to stomach different opinions aired by some outspoken Members of Parliament (MPs) from the party, while making their contributions in the House. That was said here by the Party’s Secretary General, Dr Bashiru Ally, while addressing the CCM District Executive Council adding that of late, there have been some contradicting statements ...

Read More »

CCM Launches Campaings For Buyungu

CCM candidate Engineer Christopher Chiza asked for another term in parliament to continue from where he ended in 2015 in election campaigns held yesterday for Buyungu. Engineer Chiza who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Kibondo constituency before it was parted to form Buyungu, boasted of vast experience in the house. He promised to push for development in the ...

Read More »

“Lighting Africa” picks Tanzania as first stop

A CHINESE clean energy company, Hanergy Thin-Film Power Group, has launched the “Lighting Africa” project and picks Tanzania as first stop. “Lighting Africa” is a philanthropic project initiated by Hanergy and joined by China Foundation for Peace and Development this April in Beijing, aiming to provide environmental-friendly lighting devices to African children to improve their reading time and help the ...

Read More »

Growth Of Internet Infrastructure In Rural Areas

The Tanzania government has directed telecom operators to develop broadband access across the country by investing in Internet infrastructure in rural areas. Around 19 million internet users accessed the World Wide Web last year through their mobile phones, up from 18 million in 2016, according to figures released by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA).Internet penetration in the nation of ...

Read More »

3/4th Children In Tanzania Under Multidimensional Poverty: Report

poverty children tanzania

Child Poverty 2016 Report reveals more than 74 percent of children in the country are under multidimensional poverty. Themed as “Family planning is a human right,” the Advance Family Planning (AFP) commemorated World Population Day on July 11. Addressing to the reporters the AFP programme advocacy technical manager James Mlali said at least 74 percent children in Tanzania lives under ...

Read More »

Online Content Creators Turning To Offline Due To High License Fees

Online Content Creators

Bloggers in Tanzania have lost an appeal and it is mandatory for them to pay a fee for blogging and even to apply for a license to do so. This is now pushing most of the content creators, probably the poorer ones, to go offline with their creativity. Tanzania‘s Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations, 2018 requires online content ...

Read More »

Opposition MP Joseph Mbilinyi Warns Magufuli Government To Sue On Rap Song Ban

Joseph Mbilinyi

Tanzanian member of parliament Joseph Mbilinyi has warned the government to seek help from court in the wake of ban of his rap song in the country. According to Basata the rap song consists such words which can incite public violence. Basata banned the song. It is Kiswahili acronym for arts council in Tanzania. The rap song was leaked lately ...

Read More »