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Raia 4 wa China wahukumiwa miaka 20 jela kwa kuhujumu uchumi

Watuhumiwa wakifikishwa mahakamani
Na Ezekiel Kamanga, Mbeya, Jamiimojablog

MAHAKAMA ya Hakimu Mkazi mkoa wa Mbeya imewahukumu kifungo cha miaka 20 jela raia wanne wa China na kulipa faini baada ya kukutwa na hatia kwa makosa matatu ikiwemo uhujumu uchumi kwa kukutwa na pembe za faru.

Kabla ya kuanza kusoma hukumu Hakimu mfawidhi Michael Mteite alianza kuwashukuru Mawakili wa Serikali na Utetezi pamoja na Mkalimani Manfred Lyoto kwa ushirikiano waliompatia na kuimaliza mapema kesi hiyo kwa siku 23 tu ambapo ameweka historia yeye akiwa Hakimu Mfawidhi kwa kuimaliza kesi kwa muda mfupi.

Hukumu hiyo imetolewa na Hakimu Mkazi mfawidhi wa Mahakama hiyo, Michael Mteite aliyeanza majira ya saa tano asubuhi na kuahirishwa mara mbili na kukamilika saa tisa na nusu alasiri ambapo alisema mahakama imeridhika pasipo shaka kutokana na ushahidi uliotolewa na mashahidi wa upande wa mashtaka katika makosa yaliyokuwa yakiwakabili watuhumiwa hao.

Mteite alisema Mahakama ilijikita katika kiini cha makosa yote matatu ambayo ni kupanga kutenda kosa kinyume cha sheria la uhujumu uchumi, kufanya shughuli za nyara za serikali kinyume cha sheria ya utunzaji ya wanyama pori inayosomwa pamoja na sheria ya uhujumu uchumi ambapo watuhumiwa waliingiza pembe 11 za Faru bila kibali.

Alisema kosa la tatu ni kupatikana na nyara za serikali kinyume cha sheria chini ya sheria ya uhifadhi ya wanyamapori inayosomwa pamoja na sheria ya uhujumu uchumi ambapo maeklezo ya washtakiwa walikamatwa wakiwa wanamiliki nyara za serikali bila kibali cha Mkurugenzi wa wanyama pori.

Hakimu Mkazi aliendelea kusema ingawa Washtakiwa weote kwa pamoja walikana mashtaka lakini ushahidi upande wa Jamhuri uliuokuwa na mashahidi tisa wate walieleza namna watuhumiwa walivyohusika na kosa hilo.

Alisema uchambuzi wa awali uliofanywa na Mahakama washtakiwa walikubali kwamba wamesimama mahakamani wakikabiliwa kwa makosa matatu, washtakiwa wa pili, tatu na nne walikubali kukamatwa Kyela mjini na kurudishwa mpakani.

Pembe za faru walizokamatwa nazo watuhumiwa hao wanne rai wa China katika mpaka wa Kasumulu Kyela

Kwa upande wake mwendesha mashtaka wa Seriakali Wankyo Simon akisaidiwa na Archiles Mulisa walisema Washtakiwa hawana kumbukumbu ya makosa ya nyuma ingawa makaso yao yanaonekana yalikuwa yakitendwa kwa kasi kubwa na wanyama pori wamekuwa wakiathiriwa kiasi kwamba vizazi vijavyo vitakosa kuona hazina ya wanyama kwa kuwa watakuwav wametoweka.

Alisema washtakiwa ni raia wa kigeni lakini walikuja nchini kwa lengo la kufanya utalii katika Mlima Kilimanjaro lakini kumbe nyuma ya pazia kuna jambo walikuwa wamelipanga hivy Mahakama inapaswa kutoa adhabu kali ili iwe onyo kwa wengine wenye nia ya kufanya uovu kama huo.

Alisema Mahakama inapotoa adhabu izingatie kifungu cha 86,1,2 C (ii) cha sheria ya Uhifadhi ya wanyama pori na kwenye kosa la tatu izingatie kifungu cha 5 cha mwaka 2009 na kosa la kwanza kla uhujumu uchumi izingatie sura ya 200 kwani wamevunja mkataba wa kimataifa wa kutunza wanyama walioko hatarini kutoweka.

Alisema Mahakama pia izingatie kifungu cha 85 1(b) na (h) ya sheria ya uhifadhi wanyama pori kwamba nyara zilizokamatwa zinakuwa mali ya serikali ya Jamhuri ya muungano wa Tanzania sambamba na vifungu vya 111, 1(a), (e) kwamba chombo kilichotumika kinataifishwa na kuwa mali ya Serikali sawa na kifungu cha 111(4).

Pia Wankyo Simon ameiomba Serikali kupitia Mahakama kuwapa tuzo watumishi wa umma waliowezesha kupatikana kwa nyara hizo na kuokoa raslimali za Taifa wakiwemo Maafisa Forodha na Askari wa Jeshi la Polisi.

Aidha Mteite ameiambia Mahakama kuwa Gari namba T 103 DER mali ya Mtuhumiwa wa kwanza Song Lei likabidhiwa Serikalini na simu za watuhumiwa zitauzwa na Mahakama hiyo na nyaraka nyingine zitakabidhiwa kwa upande wa Mashitaka.

Awali Wakili wa utetezi Ladislaus Rwekaza aliiomba mahakama kuwapunguzia adhabu washtakiwa kwa kuwa ni mara yao ya kwanza kutenda kosa, pia ni raia wa kigeni pia ni vijana wadogo ambao ni nguvu kazi inayotegemewa na taifa lolote.

Hakimu Mteite alisema katika hukumu yake amezingatia maombi ya pande zote zote mbili na kwamba hakuna ubishi kuwa wanyama wanauawa na kuisababishia serikali inaingia gharama kubwa kuhifadhi wanyama pori ili kunusurui wanyama kutoweka.

Alisema katika kosa la kwanza la uhujumu uchumi washtakiwa wanahukumiwa kifungo jela miaka 15 kila mmoja, kosa la pili kwa mujibu wa kifungo cha 83,84(1) washtakiwa wataenda jela kila mmoja miaka 3 na faini ambayo ni gharama ya mara mbili ya mali waliokutwa nao hivyo watapaswa kulipa Dola za kimarekani 836000.

Alisema katika kosa la tatu kifungu cha 86, 2(c) inawataka washtakiwa kutumikia kifungo cha kuanzia miaka 20 hadi 30 lakini Mahakama inawahukumu miaka 20 jela na kulipa faini ya fedha ambayo ni mara kumi ya mali waliokutwa nayo ambapo watalipa dola za kimarekani 4180000.

Alihitimisha kwa kusema Washtakiwa kila mmoja atatumia adhabu zote kwa pomoja ambayo ni miaka 20 sambamba na faini zilizoorodheshwa.

Alisema watuhumiwa wanahaki ya kukata rufaa kama wataona wameonewa katika hukumu iliyotolewa na mahakama hiyo.

Washtakiwa waliohukumiwa kifungo cha miaka ishirini ni pamoja na Song Lei, Xiao Shaodan, Chen Jinlian na Hu Liang ambao walikamatwa Novemba 6, mwaka huu mpakani Kasumulu Wilaya ya Kyela mkoani hapa wakitokea nchi jirani ya Malawi.

Mwisho.

Waziri Mkuu Majaliwa amsabahi Waziri Mkuu mstaafu Warioba



Waziri Mkuu, Kassim Majliwa akisalimiana na Waziri Mkuu Mstaafu, Jaji Joseph Sinde Warioba wakati alipokwenda nyumbani kwa mstaafu huyo Oysterbay jijini Dar es salaam kumtembelea, Desemba 16, 2015.



Waziri Mkuu, Kassim Majliwa akizungumza na Waziri Mkuu Mstaafu, Jaji Joseph Sinde Warioba wakati alipokwenda nyumbani kwa mstaafu huyo Oysterbay jijini Dar es salaam kumtembelea Desemba 16, 2015.
  • Picha na Ofisi ya Waziri Mkuu

Tanzania in top three finalist for Best Tourist Board Africa 2015 Travvy Awards, Africa category



By: Geofrey Tengeneza.

Tourism sector in Tanzania is continuing to perform well at international arena after the country’s responsible organ for marketing Tanzania as a tourist destination Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), being named one of three finalists in Destination:- Best Tourist Board Africa category for the 2015 Travvy Awards that recognizes the highest standards of excellence in the Industry today and honors travel companies, travel products, travel agencies, travel executives, travel agents and travel destinations. Other two finalist countries under the category are South Africa Tourism and Namibia Tourism Board.

Selection of the finalists is based on votes by travel agents. The final two winners in the respective categories are determined by the award-winning Travel Alliance editorial team.The Annual Travvy Awards will be presented by TravAlliancemedia at a Gala Awards night, New York City, January 6, 2016.

“Tanzania is honored to be among the finalists for Africa. This is the result of the dedicated and pro-active work in the US market by Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB), together with The Bradford Group, TTB’s USA representative, and the strong support of Tanzania National Parks and Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority as well as the Tanzania Embassy in Washington and the Tanzania Mission to the UN in New York.“ commented, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism Dr. Adelhelm Meru

He further said that In addition to Tanzania having some of the world’s most renown tourism icons, the Serengeti and the Great Animal Migration, Mt. Kilimanjaro, the Ngorongoro Crater as well as the hidden gems of the South, the Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park, visitors from all over the world are also attracted to Tanzania because of its peace and tranquility, stability and prevailing democracy in the country that makes Tanzania a suitable place to stay for visitors.

This new development comes after recent developments where Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar were named by the US Travel and Leisure Magazine among the annual Best Places to Travel in 2016. Tanzania was also named among 52 places to go this year by the ‘New York Times’, the best African Destination to visit by the Fox News Channel, the best safari Country of Africa by SafariBookings.com and Tanzania’s Mt Kilimanjaro and Serengeti National Park being named two of the greatest parks in the World by National Geographic Magazine to mention just a few. Destination Tanzania has also received continuous positive coverage in the major travel publications and broadcast media.

Zoezi la ubomoaji makazi labisha hodi bonde la Msimbazi laendelea




Wizara ya Ardhi, Nyumba na Maendeleo ya Makazi, Baraza la Taifa la Usimamizi wa Mazingira (NEMC) na Manispaa za jiji la Dar es salaam zitafanya zoezi la kuondoa wavamizi maeneo yote ya mabondeni, kingo za mito na za bahari, maeneo ya wazi, maeneo ya miundombinu na maeneo yote hatarishi zaidi ya 150 katika jiji la Dar es salaam. Bomoa bomoa ya leo inaendelea katika Bonde la mto msimbazi.

Nine of ten citizens think Tanzania is secure

  • Nine out of ten citizens think Tanzania is secure
  • But half believe that marginalization is causing the rise of radical groups and that a military solution is the best way to address this
17 December 2015, Dar es Salaam: A large majority of citizens (88%) think that Tanzania is safe and secure. At the same time, just 6 out of 10 citizens (61%) think that East Africa as a whole is secure. This may be influenced by citizens’ awareness of incidents involving extremist groups: 6 out of 10 citizens (63%) are aware of the attack at Garissa University and 4 out of 10 (40%) are aware of the attack at Westgate Mall, both in Kenya

These findings were released by Twaweza in a research brief titled Radicalism on the Rise? Citizens’ views on security and radicalization. The brief is based on data from Sauti za Wananchi, Africa’s first nationally representative high-frequency mobile phone survey. The findings are based on data collected from 1,879 respondents across Mainland Tanzania (Zanzibar is not covered in these results) between 29 September and 11 October 2015.

Despite feeling that Tanzania is currently secure, more than half of citizens (56%) are worried about threats from extremists groups to attack Tanzania in the future. A majority of citizens (56%) believe that economic and political motivations, including frustration with the government and political system, the lack of employment, and poor governance are contributing to the rise of radical groups in the region. Only 1 out of 5 citizens (21%) cite religious reasons as the cause. In this light, it is perhaps unsurprising that citizens are fearful of attacks in Tanzania given that many of the same conditions are prevalent.

Citizens are also concerned with radical groups trying to recruit members of their family. Although close to half (46%) are not worried about this, a full 3 out of 10 are very or somewhat worried that their family members are at risk of recruitment. Their concern may not match reality however, as only 1 out of 20 citizens (5%) know of someone whom radical groups have recruited or tried to recruit.

Although citizens attribute radicalization to marginalization, half (48%) favor a military solution to combat extremist groups and only 1 out of 5 (20%) think that dialogue with radical groups or community work is the best way forward. Almost all citizens have great faith in the military: 96% see the military as strong and 90% think the military could protect them in case of an attack.

This strong faith in the security organs of state is mirrored in citizens’ feelings about the government’s handling of security during the election. A large majority, 6 out of 10 (61%) think the government did a lot to improve security during the recent elections.

Historically, however, the police have not always been viewed favorably by citizens. They are consistently ranked the most corrupt institution in the country and earlier this year 6 out of 10 citizens (61%) reported (via Sauti za Wananchi) that issues with the police were the main reasons many crimes did not get reported. However just six months later, only 3 out of 10 citizens (31%) blamed the police for crimes not being reported. The largest drop came in the number of people who thought that the police would demand money or a bribe to address crimes: in March this was stated by 29% of citizens while in October only 12% of citizens claimed this. Another change came in the number of people reporting fear of revenge attacks as a reason why people might not report crimes to the police: 1 out of 4 citizens (25%) thought this was the case in October while only 1 out of 50 (2%) mentioned it in March.

Aidan Eyakuze, Executive Director of Twaweza said “Dramatic terror events have punctuated the headlines and airwaves in the past few years. The recent attacks in France and much closer to home at Garissa University and Westgate Mall in Kenya come to mind. Fortunately, Tanzania seems to have been spared such tragic experiences since the 1994 US Embassy bombing. However citizens remain worried and fearful when asked about their family members being recruited or attacks taking place. Tanzania is in a unique position to explore alternate routes to address this global issue: this survey suggests that our society is not yet radicalized and citizens largely understand that marginalization and radicalization are linked. Deliberate efforts at encouraging and listening to citizens’ voices, responding to their priority needs, and consciously working to reduce marginalization will benefit all Tanzanians while significantly reducing the risk of radicalization.