Regional

Zanzibar’s Government Funded Pension Scheme Is Role Model For Other Nations

zanzibar pension

Zanzibar is much talked about these days in other East African nations and mostly by the elderly people. The semi-autonomous archipelago of Tanzania introduced in 2016 a first of its kind government-funded pension scheme for those citizens who are at least 70-year-old. The elderly is entitled to a monthly pension of 20,000 shillings, which is about 9 USD. The scheme ...

Read More »

Tanzania, Uganda Signs Agreement On Energy, Civil Aviation At JPC Meet

jpc meeting 2017

Tanzania has signed an agreement with Uganda for the enhancement of energy and civil aviation. Augustine Mahiga, Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, said the agreements were signed at a Joint Partnership Commission (JPC) meeting on Wednesday in Arusha. Uganda too is a member of East African Community (EAC). JPC was established in 2007 in Uganda and the ...

Read More »

BREAKING: Nigerian Military Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp; 100 Dead

Nigerian force mistakenly bombed a refugee camp Tuesday while on a mission against Boko Haram. Over 100 refugees have been killed including aid workers. About 200 others are injured, according to doctors and government official. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said it is a regrettable operational mistake. The accidental bombardment happened in the northeastern town of Rann, near to Cameroon border. ...

Read More »

Arusha Children Mostly Molested By Close Relatives: Report

Arusha – Gender and Children Desk head at the Arusha Central Police Station Happyness Temu revealed about fifty school children in the city have been molested by close relatives including uncles, cousins, brothers and even male parents. She added the children don’t know whom to report when they are abused by their own parents or close relatives. Moreover, the victims ...

Read More »

Judge Ask For Mutual Agreement Resulting From Meditation

How can a court case be solved with medication? If taken a look at the Mwananchi Comminications Limited (MCL) and one Winfrida Igogo, the statement may turn true. On October 13, about eleven days from now, it was consented before Judge R.A. Teemba to solve Case No. 199 of 2016 through meditation at the Dar es Salaam Mediation Centre of ...

Read More »

Earthquake Victims Should Have Faith In Government Work: Kilimanjaro RC Sadick

Earthquake victims should not be blaming the government as work is in progress and affected infrastructures would be restored in a good order, said Kilimanjaro regional commissioner Said Meck Sadick. He urged the victims to be tolerant and should know social services cannot be restored in such a short period. Sadick was earlier the regional commissioner of Dar es Salaam ...

Read More »

WHC Offering Housing At Comfortable Prices In Dodoma

Watumishi Housing Company (WHC) is learned to be constructing five hundred houses in the Tanzanian capital city Dodoma for the accommodation of public servants when offices from Dar es Salaam shifts here. According to WHC Chief Executive Officer Dr Fred Msemwa, it is a great opportunity for the company to capitalize and ensure sufficient housing units are provided for public ...

Read More »