Daraja la kuunga Dar – Zanzibar laja

BAADA ya ndoto ya kuziunganisha pande mbili za katikati ya Jiji la Dar es Salaam na Kigamboni kwa daraja lenye umbali wa meta 680, Shirika la Taifa la Hifadhi ya Jamii (NSSF) linaangalia uwezekano wa kujenga daraja la kihistoria zaidi litakalounganisha Dar es Salaam na Zanzibar.

Kwa sasa, uongozi wa shirika hilo upo katika mazungumzo na wataalamu mbalimbali ili kuangalia uwezekano wa kujenga daraja hilo katika bandari ya Dar es Salaam kwa upande wa Tanzania Bara na Unguja, kwa upande wa Zanzibar.

Umbali kati ya Dar es Salaam na Zanzibar ni kilometa 73.43, sawa na maili 45.62 hivyo kuwapo kwa

Bid to expel Shy Rose Bhanji from EALA flop

Bhanji defending herself before the Assembly yesterday. (John Mbanda)

Suspension of a member of the East African Legislative Assembly from Tanzanian, Shy Rose Bhanji, from the Assembly’s commission was last evening halted due to lack of quorum minutes before members could cast their votes.

The Assembly had shelved the first business on the order paper to debate a motion that sought to review the rules of procedure that had been interrupted in March to prioritise Bhanji’s suspension.

But just as members were readying themselves to vote by way of secret ballot after a three-hour debate, Ugandan MP Susan Nakawuki brought it to the attention of the Speaker that though the members in the Assembly were more than the required three quarters of the Assembly, Tanzania did not have a

Askari awekwa rumande kwa kumjeruhi raia

Na Kassian Nyandindi, Mbinga

JESHI la Polisi wilayani Mbinga mkoa wa Ruvuma, limeingia katika kashfa mpya kufuatia askari wake wa usalama barabarani kumjeruhi mwendesha pikipiki kwa kumchoma na kitu chenye ncha kali kichwani, na kumsababishia jeraha ambalo lilisababisha dereva huyo kutokwa na damu nyingi.

Tukio hilo lilitokea Oktoba 20 mwaka huu majira ya mchana, eneo la stendi ya magari ya abiria mjini hapa, ambapo askari huyo anayejulikana kwa jina la Msafiri Kilango, ndiye aliyefanya kitendo hicho kwa kumchoma kichwani dereva wa pikipiki aitwaye Erick Shonga.

Ajali mbaya Arusha



Picha (juu na chini) za ajali mbaya iliyotokea jioni ya leo huko Tengeru kuelekea Usa River iliyolihusisha lori na gari dogo la abiria (Hiace) ambayo taarifa zinasema kuwa waliopona ni wawili (mtoto mdogo, na mtu mzima anayetajwa kuwa dereva bila kusema wa gari gani kati ya hayo).

Wanafunzi wa Kambangwa waendelea kunufaika na mradi wa kompyuta wa Vodacom na Samsung

Wanafunzi wa kidato cha pili katika shule ya sekondari ya Kambangwa iliyopo Kinondoni jijini Dar es Salaam,wakioneshwa na Meneja miradi na Mawasiliano wa Vodacom Foundation Renatus Rwehikiza moja ya progamu zinazopatikana katika Kompyuta zinazowawezesha kupata taarifa ya masomo mbalimbali kwa njia ya mtandao wakati alipotembelea shuleni hapo kwa ajili ya kujua maendeleo ya mradi wa TEHAMA uliofadhiliwa na Vodacom Foundation kwa kushirikiana na Kampuni ya Samsung.Zaidi ya wanafunzi elfu tano wa shule nne za sekondari jijini wanaendelea kunufaika na mradi huo.

6 Ways to save when planning on big purchases



If you live in the USA, big buys can bring big savings if you time them right.

Let's face it. Whether it's a new car, mattress or your dream swimming pool, you always have a major purchase on the horizon. The following tips can help you get the best deals on your big buys.

Looking to Move
Some experts say January is the best month to make an offer on a house because prices tend to be lower due to less competition. Springtime brings more buyers onto the market.

America's Department of State leads Partnership Opportunity delegation to Tanzania

The Secretary’s Office of Global Partnerships, in partnership with the Aspen Institute, the International Trade Center, and the Dar Teknohama Business Incubator (DTBi), will lead a delegation of U.S. investors, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists to Tanzania as part of the Partnership Opportunity Delegations (PODs) initiative October 27-November 1.

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs David Duckenfield will lead the State Department’s participation. The delegation will travel to Dar es Salaam, Bagamoyo, and Zanzibar to focus on the investment and entrepreneurship sector and explore investment and trade opportunities with Tanzanian firms and startups. During the POD, participants will engage government

Haya, Kashifa ya ufisadi NHIF

MFUKO wa Bima ya Afya (NHIF), umekumbwa na kashfa ya ufisadi ya kutumia zaidi ya sh. milioni 200 kununua gari jipya ambalo wamemkabidhi Waziri wa Afya na Ustawi wa Jamii, Dk. Seif Rashid.

Pia Bodi ya mfuko huo ambayo hupata fedha kutokana na michango ya wanachama wake, imetumia zaidi ya sh. bilioni mbili katika kipindi kisichozidi miezi sita badala ya mwaka mzima kama ilivyotengewa kwenye bajeti ya mfuko huo kwa mwaka huu wa fedha.

Uchunguzi wa Tanzania Daima Jumatano, umebaini kuwa gari hilo lilinunuliwa kwa ajili ya matumizi ya Mkurugenzi wa Mfuko huo.

Gari hilo aina ya Nissan toleo jipya kabisa, lenye namba za usajili SU 39931, lilikabidhiwa kwa Waziri wa Afya na Ustawi wa Jamii, Dk. Rashid Oktoba 11, mwaka huu, saa 9.15 na sasa limebadilishwa

Shirika la kijasusi latumia jina la gazeti kumnasa mshukiwa kwa kumtungia habari

Ingawaje ilifahamika kuwa Shirika la ujasusi la Marekani, FBI, lilitumia 'spyware' kuchunguza watu, siku ya Jumatatu ya wiki hii ndipo shirika moja la habari la nchini humu, Seattle Times, liliponabahi ya kuwa FBI walitumia jina lake kama chambo kutuma habari ya bandia, ili kupata taarifa za mtuhumiwa waliyekuwa wakimsaka na hatimaye kumkamata.

FBI walifahamu kuwa kutumia ujumbe wa barua pepe wenye ahadi za fedha nyingi almaaruf, Nigeria scam, wasingefanikiwa kwa hiyo walihakikisa wanaandika ujumbe ambao mtumiwaji atavutiwa na kubofya linki ili kusoma zaidi, bila ya kufahamu kuwa link hiyo ilikuwa bandia na habari yenyewe isiyo ya kweli.

Mathalan, walitumia tovuti ya mtandao wa kijamii, MySpace na chambo cha habari ya hatari ya

State of Freedom of the Press 2014 in Tanzania

2014 Scores
  • Press Status: Partly Free
  • Press Freedom Score (0 = best, 100 = worst): 55
  • Legal Environment (0 = best, 30 = worst): 18
  • Political Environment (0 = best, 40 = worst): 22
  • Economic Environment (0 = best, 30 = worst): 15
Throughout 2013, as Tanzania's increasingly unpopular ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party confronted the growing influence of the main opposition Chadema party, threats and attacks against journalists increased across the country, casting a pall over critical reporting in the run-up to parliamentary elections scheduled for 2015. In addition, press freedom was restricted by a number of anti-press laws that remained on the books despite challenges from media associations.

Although the constitution provides for freedom of speech, at least 17 laws encourage self-censorship and limit the ability of the media to function effectively. The most notorious and widely enforced of these laws is the 1976 Newspaper Registration Act, which empowers authorities to ban publications "in the interest of peace and good order." In July 2012, the Information Ministry had banned the Swahili-language weekly MwanaHalisi indefinitely on vague charges of sedition and false reporting for