LATEST NEWS

  

Mbowe, Zitto and other opposition leaders released on bail

Chadema national chairman Freeman Mbowe, ACT-Wazalendo leader Zitto Kabwe and other two opposition cadres have been released from police custody. …

  

Police want former MPs Zitto, Mdee to turn themselves in

The Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Force has announced the search for former MPs Halima Mdee and Zitto Kabwe while urging them to turn themselves…

  

Job Ndugai picks forms to vie for Speaker of Parliament

The immediate outgoing speaker of the National Assembly,Job Ndugai has ‘picked’ forms to vie for the Speaker of Parliament position in the upcoming assembly. …

  

Clampdown by police amid calls for ‘solutions’

Security was beefed up in various parts across Tanzania yesterday as security forces sought to quell planned demonstrations amid calls for an amicable redress of the…

  

Role of demonstrations in bringing change in Tanzania

Demonstrations and protests have been widely used across the world as ways of expressing support or objection towards certain matters happening in society. …

  

Chadema presidential candidate Tundu Lissu arrested, police confirm

Chadema presidential candidate Tundu Lissu has been arrested on Monday evening, November 2, 2020, police have confirmed. …

  

US envoy voices concern over detention of opposition leaders

The US Ambassador to Tanzania, Donald J. Wright has taken to his Twitter account seeking among other things, the release detained opposition leaders. …

  

VIDEO: Hussein Mwinyi sworn-in as Zanzibar’s eighth President

Hussein Ally Mwinyi was on Monday November 2 sworn in as Zanzibar’s eighth president, echoing a message of unity and called upon Zanzibaris to put aside…

  

Four pupils killed instantly after car runs over them

What was meant to be a normal journey – on foot – to and from school ended grievously for four pupils when a car ran over…

  

CUF to boycott all elections until an independent polls body is formed

The opposition party, Civic United Front (CUF) said it will not participate any election until a free electoral commission is formed. …

LATEST JOBS

SPORTS

  

Solskjaer blasts Man Utd no-show in Arsenal defeat

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United “never turned up” as Arsenal inflicted another home defeat in the Premier League on the Red Devils with a 1-0…

  

TLGU election still hangs in the balance

A dark cloud still surrounds the Tanzania Ladies Golf Union (TLGU)’s election following the failure by the game’s stakeholders to pick up candidature forms. …

  

Jubilant Kiduku admits facing strong resistance from Thai

Tanzania’s fast-rising professional boxer, Twaha Kiduku, has described his Thai opponent, Sirimongkhon Iamthuam, as a tough and talented boxer. …

  

Zanzibar names teams for Union netball league

The Zanzibar Amateur Netball Association (Chaneza) has named six teams that will compete in the Union League scheduled for Tanga Region next month. …

  

Mwakinyo starts residential camp for WBF defence bout

Prominent Tanzanian professional boxer Hassan Mwakinyo has camped in Lushoto in Tanga Region ahead of the World Boxing Federation (WBF) intercontinental super welterweight bout against Jose…

  

Simba sack team manager

The Simba Sports Club leadership have sacked their team manager, Patrick Rweyemamu. According to the report received by The Citizen yesterday, Rweyemamu had a brief meeting…

  

Simba left clueless as Azam’s unbeaten run hits a brick wall

The Vodacom Premier League on Monday delivered shocking results after defending champions Simba and runaway league leaders, Azam FC were handed defeats. …

  

Real Madrid ease pressure on Zidane with rousing victory over Barca

Real Madrid averted a crisis in the best possible way on Saturday by beating Barcelona 3-1 in the first empty Clasico, landing an early blow in…

  

Yanga close in on Azam as Simba SC suffer first defeat

Young Africans (Yanga) yesterday cut the gap on Vodacom Premier League (VPL) leaders Azam FC to five points after beating Polisi Tanzania 1-0 at Uhuru Stadium…

ENTERTAINMENT

  

Bongo Flava RnB heartthrob Ben Pol converts to Islam

Tanzanian singer  Ben Pol has converted to Islam. Making the announcement via his Instagram account, the 30-year-old Bongo Flava star revealed that he made the conversion on Friday, October…

  

Nigerian rapper Blaqbonez releases new song ‘BBC’

Nigerian rapper Emeka Akumefule aka Blaqbonez has released a new song, one that he has titled BBC adding to his already rich list of hits. …

  

Reggae Gold gets a billboard in the UK

VP Records  this week celebrates the 2020 release of the iconic Reggae Gold compilation series with the launch of a billboard in the UK on West…

  

Eddy Kenzo promises a turn around as Uganda’s tourism ambassador

Eddy Kenzo is a multiple award winner whose rich collection includes the BET awards and after his musical exploits he is planning something big for Uganda’s…

  

Lady Gaga wins big at socially distanced — and socially aware — VMAs

Lady Gaga cleaned up at MTV’s Video Music Awards Sunday, an unorthodox show that paid socially distanced homage to New York City as themes of voting…

  

R. Kelly attacked by another inmate in Chicago prison

Singer R. Kelly  tasted jail justice after he was reportedly attacked by a frustrated inmate who went on the attack after jumping into Kelly’s cell, TMZ…

  

Digital technology increase and improve the quality of secondary education in Tanzania

This week, the government announced plans to implement a new initiative aimed at improving the quality of secondary education across Tanzania. …

  

Jerry Kotty a surviving pillar of Dar’s Party scene

Jerry Kott,61,is a DJ and has been active since 1975 when he was first enlisted at Mbowe Night Club (Club Bilicanas) despite being  in his twilight…

  

‘Utawezana’ fever catches up with John Blaq

It is a rare admission but one that is worth especially in today’s showbiz. Ugandan Singer and award winner John Blaq has revealed that ‘Utawezana’ by…

BUSINESS

  

NMB Bank’s profit jumps 76pc in Q-3

NMB Bank Plc’s cumulative profit before tax jumped by 76 percent in the third quarter of this year (Q-3/2020), propelled by Tanzania’s sustained economic growth momentum…

  

CRDB pre-tax cumulative profit up 29pc

CRDB Bank Plc reported a 29 percent improvement in profit before tax during the third quarter of 2020, fueled by growths in interest and non-interest income…

  

Villains: Inflation, depreciation – 2

The ink had barely dried on my piece last Thursday (October 15, 2020) on ‘inflation’ and ‘depreciation’ when I received three responses from readers questioning the…

  

Knowing customers’ needs boosts returns investment

Today, every business has a burning platform: a friction point between their customers’ expectations and offerings that are disrupting their business. The longer they wait to…

  

Why do people pay tax? – 2

You pay taxes. But what makes you pay taxes voluntarily? Your assessment of the benefits of evading tax against the potential penalties or fines for noncompliance…

  

Deal seeks to strengthen mobile money security

A global RegTech firm (which deals with the management of regulatory processes within the financial industry through technology) has implemented its mobile money compliance platform in…

  

NMB Bank wins coveted award

NMB Bank Plc has won the ‘Safest Bank in Tanzania Award’ for the year 2020. This is thanks to its concerted efforts at maintaining stability and…

  

AnuFlo launches application to support menstrual health

AnuFlo Industries has launched a health app that supports women in the menstrual and reproductive health stakes. …

  

ATCL, Airtel Money ink ticket purchasing deal

You can now buy your Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) ticket via Airtel Money, thanks to a partnership deal between the national carrier and Airtel Tanzania….

  

Government strategy on leather industry

Tanzania has for years lagged behind in the hides and skins business. This is despite being among major livestock producers in Africa. There are no internal…

JUST IN