Vodafone's M-Pesa transactions reach record 614 mln in Dec.
Vodafone Group said a record 614 million M-Pesa transactions were processed during December 2016 as the global operator marked its 10th anniversary. During 2016, the service processed around 6 billion transactions, peaking in December 2016 at 529 transactions every second. Vodafone now offers M-Pesa services in ten ...
Mbowe arrested while heading to Central Police Station.
Police yesterday arrested Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe for failing to comply with a call to report at the Central Police Station as directed by Dar es Salaam Special Zone Commander, Mr Simon Sirro.
Specialists at Muhimbili National Hospital , in collaboration with a paediatric surgeon from King Faisal Hospital in Saudi Arabia, Prof Zacharia Habibu, yesterday for the first time performed a rare surgery on a child aged 10 from Unguja, Zanzibar, who was suffered from a serious condition whereby his lower oesophageal ...
Tanzania: Innovative collaboration targets early childhood teachers.
In partnership with the Tanzania Teachers’ Union, Education International has launched the “Developing teachers, improving early learning in Tanzania” project, which aims to improve the professional knowledge, skills, and competence of early childhood teachers.
Tanzania fights illicit drugs, but at what expense?.
Tanzania continues to fight against illicit drugs. A recently-released list of "drug pushers," including the names of politicians and artistes, has raised questions about the role of the government in such a crackdown.
Is China eroding the bargaining power of traditional donors in Africa?
Haley J. Swedlund In this article, the author explores whether the growing presence of Chinese financial assistance is decreasing the bargaining power of traditional donors vis-àvis African governments. The article relies on data from an original survey of high-ranking donor officials working in multiple African countries, ...
Nearly 100,000 primary school children in Kilimanjaro Region are in danger of contracting communicable diseases due to the shortage of toilets, a recent report presented to the United Nations Development Programme has indicated.
Cases of non-communicable diseases in Tanzania are on the rise, and there is a great need for intervention. Diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, cancer, heart disease and gout are messing up people's lives.
East African Community member states increasingly appear to tilt at windmills as pollution, overfishing and ecological destruction are wreaking havoc on Lake Victoria, pushing 35 million people in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda at the precipice of poverty.
The country's deputy health minister Hamisi Kigwangalla said on Twitter that the government was investigating "the homosexuality syndicate" and would arrest and prosecute those involved in the gay sex business
The Medical Stores Department will in June construct at least four modern warehouses called warehouse in a box in Luguruni, Kinondoni District in Dar es Salaam, according to MSD Director General Laurean Bwanakunu.
Tanzania announced plans on Saturday to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online. This comes just days after the government shut down dozens of AIDS clinics accused of promoting homosexuality.
ECONOMIC MADE SIMPLE: Is Big Results Now initiative a solution to future donor aid cut?
The withholding of budgetary support to Tanzania by donors was among the leading news in October and November 2014 in general and in the Parliament in particular. At the core of the matter are a number of issues that brought the nation to this embarrassing situation. These include Tanzania's inability to mobilise enough own ...
PROPERTY GUIDE: Foreigners' right of access to land in Tanzania
Following the East African Community Common Market on July 1, 2010, land is one of the major concerns or points of disagreement that causes fear of additional competition for land resources from citizens of other partner states during negotiations on the East African Community Common Market. Other points include free ...
Planned initial public offerings for Airtel Tanzania and Tigo Tanzania will take longer than expected as shareholders grapple with decision-making on the right numbers and values of shares to offload,The Citizen understands.
Two killed, several missing in Tanzania mine collapse
DAR ES SALAAM, Feb 17 — Two miners were killed and several others are believed missing after an illegal gold mine collapsed in northern Tanzania, the mining ministry said today. At least 18 miners were illegally digging for gold in the town of...
News24.com | Burundi's government boycotts resumption of peace talks
Burundi's government has announced it will not attend the latest effort at peace talks with the opposition in neighbouring Tanzania, eroding hopes for a negotiated settlement to the East African nation's often violent political crisis.
George Issaias just got back from a unique first-of-its-kind kite surfing expedition. Together with seven other East African boardriders, they spent nine days— and 900 kilometres of water —surfing between Lamu and Zanzibar to raise money for the Local Ocean Trust and The African Billfish Foundation.
A new initiative—in which the chief executive officers roundtable is engaging a renowned economist who will analyse the country's economic developments and advise the government accordingly—is good for Tanzania.
Recently in The Citizen an article was published entitled; Powercef: Medicine widely used and 'abused' in TZ. The scientific name of Powercef is Ceftriaxone. This prompted me to write this article and put the issue of antibiotic resistance in perceptive by an infection diseases expert from a developing country like ...
Tanzania: Competence profile a key step towards quality early childhood education
Together with Education International’s Dennis Sinyolo, Prosper Lubuva, from the Tanzania Teachers’ Unions discusses challenges in early childhood education, and increasing early childhood educators’ professionalism through the development of a competence profile.
Burundi's government boycotts resumption of peace talks
BUJUMBURA, Burundi — Burundi's government has announced it will not attend the latest effort at peace talks with the opposition in neighboring Tanzania, eroding hopes for a negotiated settlement to the East African nation's often violent political crisis.