European Investment Bank agrees on new lending programme that will benefit small businesses in Tanzania

PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete and the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Ms Nicole Bricq, share views at the State House in Dar es Salaam
PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete and the French Minister for Foreign Trade, Ms Nicole Bricq, share views at the State House in Dar es Salaam. (photo: Daily News Staff Photographer)

The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, has agreed a new lending programme with Bank of Africa Tanzania that will support investment by small companies across the country. The European Investment Bank will provide EUR 7 million (over 15 billion Tanzanian shillings) that will be matched by Bank of Africa.

The new initiative was formally agreed in Dar es Salaam by Pim van Ballekom, European Investment Bank Vice President for Africa, and Ammish Owusu-Amoah, Managing Director of Bank of Africa Tanzania.

“Investment by small and medium sized companies is essential to create new jobs and unlock business opportunities. We are pleased to have signed a new partnership today with Bank of Africa Tanzania. The

Tanzania’s stand on Nile river water

By Awramba Times, DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – The government wants the Nile waters to shared by all countries it passes through.

The affirmation was made last week by President Jakaya Kikwete when having talks in Dar es Salaam with Egyptian Envoy to the president, Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy who had been sent by Egyptian Interim President Adly Mansour to present a message to President Kikwete on strengthening various matters of bilateral relations between the two countries.

After their talks, President Kikwete commented on the use of Nile waters stressing the position of

Scholarship for Tanzanians for PostGraduate studies in China

1. INTRODUCTION

Applications are invited from qualified Tanzanians to apply for postgraduate studies in the following universities in China:

(a) China University of Geosciences - Beijing;
(b) China University of Petroleum - Beijing;
(c) China University of Geosciences - Wuhan;
(d) Liaoning Shihua University;
(e) Ocean University of China;
(f) China University of Petroleum - Huadong; and
(g) Xian Shiyou University.

Sponsorship will be in the fields of oil and gas. The scholarships will be processed in collaboration with the

Nakala ya waraka unaotajwa kuwa “utamkaanga” Spika Kificho

Iliyopachikwa hapo chini ni nakala ya waraka ambao haujathibitishwa wala kukanushwa, unaosadikiwa kumtia matatani Spika wa Baraza la Wawakilishi, na Mwenyekiti wa muda wa Bunge Maalumu la Katiba, Mhe. Pandu Ameir Kificho kwa yeye kuripotiwa kuwa alikiri aliuwasilisha waraka huo kwenye Tume ya Mabadiliko ya Katiba (chini ya Jaji Joseph Warioba) na kupendekeza Zanzibar na Tanganyika ziwe mamlaka huru. Baadhi ya wana CCM wameulalamikia waraka huo kiasi cha kuuita ni “msaliti.” 


BARAZA LA WAWAKILISHI LA ZANZIBAR 

MAONI YA BARAZA LA WAWAKILISHI LA ZANZIBAR JUU YA KATIBA MPYA 


1.0 Utangulizi 

Kwa niaba ya Kamati ya Uongozi ya Baraza la Wawakilishi la Zanzibar naomba kuchukua nafasi ya kuipongeza Tume ya Mabadiliko ya Katiba ya Tanzania kwa umakini mkubwa inayochukua katika kupata maoni thabiti ya wananchi kuhusiana na Katiba wanayoitaka. Pia naishukuru sana Tume ya Mabadiliko ya

Mjadala wa suala la jinsi/jinsia katika Bunge la Katiba

Na Jovina Bujulu wa Habari-Maelezo — Suala la Jinsia katika uongozi wa Bunge Maalum la Katiba limeibua mjadala mzito katika nafasi ya Mwenyekiti na Makamu Mwenyekiti wa Bunge hilo.

Mjumbe, Lediana Mung’ong’o ndiye aliyekuwa wa kwanza kuibua suala hilo wakati wa mjadala kuhusu marekebisho ya kanuni za bunge kipengele 8(i) kinachozungumzia utaratibu wa kumchagua Mwenyekiti na Makamu Mwenyekiti.

Mung’ong’o alitaka kipengele hicho kuzingatia uhusiano wa kijinsia, ambapo kama mwenyekiti atakuwa ni

[update] Ridhiwani achukua fomu ya Ubunge Chalinze; Madega aomba ‘fair’ play

Taarifa zinasema matokeo ya kura za maoni za CCM kwa wagombea wa Ubunge Chalinze walikuwa Ridhiwani Kikwete, Shaban Iman Madega, Athuman Ramadhan Maneno na Changwa Mohamed Mkwazu.

Matokeo ya awali yanasema kura zilipigwa ifuatavyo:

Jumla 1,363 Changwa M. Mkwazu = 12 Tarehe 9/3 ni siku ya kuchukua fomu
Waliopiga 1,321 Athuman R. Maneno = 206 Tarehe 11/3 ni siku ya kurudisha fomu
Halali 1,316 Shaban I. Madega = 335 Tarehe 15/3 CCM itazindua rasmi kampeni
Zilizoharibika 5 Ridhiwani Kikwete = 758 Bofya hapa kusoma ratiba ya Tume ya Uchaguzi


Scholarship for MSc and PhD programs at SUA, MUHAS, UG, EMU and UNZA

Our reference: INTRA-ACP 1/1.1 Date: 3 March 2014

RE: Call for applications for postgraduate training at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA); Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, (MUHAS), University of Ghana (UG) and University of Zambia, (UNZA) for the academic year 2014/15.

Sokoine University of Agriculture in partnership with MUHAS, UNZA, UG and Eduardo Mondlane University (EMU) is inviting applications for MSc and PhD scholarship support for training in the following programmes which were approved by The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Agency of EU. This

Egypt scholarship for Tanzanians in “Oil and Gas Engineering” field

THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING

GOVERNMENT UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS TENABLE IN THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT FOR THE YEAR 2014-2015 

Applications are invited from qualified Tanzanians for undergraduate scholarships tenable in the Arab Republic of Egypt for the year 2014-2015. Students who are already registered in local Institutions need not apply.

FIELD OF STUDY: “Oil and Gas Engineering”

QUALIFICATIONS: Aspiring applicants must meet the following conditions:-

Mapya IPTL: $250m zimetokaje BoT? - Zitto Kabwe

Nimesoma habari kuu ya gazeti la The Citizen la tarehe 3 Machi 2014 kuhusu mauzo ya kampuni ya IPTL kwa kampuni ya Pan Africa Power Limited (270 m deal – The Citizen).

THE CITIZEN 4th March 2014 How $270-million IPTL deal was planned and executed

Nimeshtushwa sana na matumizi ya fedha za akiba maalumu (escrow account) iliyokuwa benki kuu (BoT). Nikiwa mwenyekiti wa kamati ya PAC nina haya ya kusema;

Mwaka 2006 Rais Jakaya Kikwete aliagiza kwamba, ili kumaliza kabisa suala la mkataba wa kuuziana Umeme wa IPTL, mitambo ya kampuni hiyo ichukuliwe na Serikali. Mwaka 2006, 2007 na 2008 Kamati ya

Job opportunity at GIZ Tanzania: Advisory on Business Process Analysis and Design

GIZ Tanzania has a vacancy for the position of Advisory on business process analysis and design in the programme “Support to National Audit office of Tanzania”.

Duty station: Dar es Salaam

Interested candidates should send their letter of application together with the CV and copies of academic certificates in hard copy to:-

GIZ Office, attn. HR Department,
65 Ali Hassan Mwinyi Road,
PO Box 1519,
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Closing date for submission is 14th March 2014.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Taarifa ya katizo la umeme Musoma

SHIRIKA LA UMEME TANZANIA


TAARIFA YA KATIZO LA UMEME MUSOMA

JUMAMOSI TAREHE 08/03/2014 SAA 3 ASUBUHI HADI SAA 12:00 JIONI


Shirika la Umeme Tanzania TANESCO linasikitika kuwataarifu wateja wake wa Mkoa wa MARA kuwa kutakuwa na katizo la umeme Musoma kama ifuatavyo:-

SIKU: Jumamosi 08/03/2014.

MUDA: Saa 03:00 Asubuhi hadi 12:00 Jioni.

SABABU: Kubadilisha nguzo kwenye ‘laini’ ya ‘interconnector’ 33kV eneo la majengo, na eneo la

Mama Salma kuwa mgeni rasmi wa hafla ya Wanawake Mashuhuri Tanzania

  • Imeandaliwa na Vodacom kupitia “Connected Women”
  • Lengo kuwasaidia wanawake wasio na mafanikio

Dar es Salaam, Machi 4, 2014 — Mke wa Rais Mama Salma Kikwete kesho (Jumatano Machi 5, 2014) anaongoza hafla inayowakutanisha wanawake zaidi ya 250 kutoka kada mbalimbali wakiwemo wasomi, wake wa viongozi, wajasiriamali, wanasiasa kuangalia mafanikio ya ukombozi wa kiuchumi na kijamii wa mwanamke hapa nchini.

Wanawake hao wanakutana chini ya kile kinachoitwa “Connected Women” ya Kampuni ya Vodafone ambapo kupitia hafla hiyo wanawake hao watajadali mchango wa teknolojia ya simu za mkononi na jinsi

Catholic Church supposedly prevents opening of Clitoraid’s ‘Pleasure Hospital’


OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina-Faso, March 4, 2014 — According to a statement released today by the nonprofit organization Clitoraid, pressure from the Catholic Church and other detractors of the International Raelian Movement (IRM) has caused Burkina Faso's government to block the scheduled March 7opening of Clitoraid’s clitoral repair hospital, known as the Kamkaso Hospital, in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. 

Nicknamed “the Pleasure Hospital", the Kamkaso facility is the first of its kind in the world.

“Although the government has suddenly withdrawn its approval for surgeries to be performed there, this

Kijiwe cha Ughaibuni (No. 54)