Revolutie in Tanzania - Magufuli pakt door (vervolg week 15)

WEEK 15 2016

MAGUFULI'S WEEK 23

 

Apr 11th 2016

The Tanzania Breweries Limited (TBL) company paid more government revenues last year than the country’s six major gold mines combined in the latest sign of a hard-to-explain tax rate disparity amid allegations of large-scale tax dodging by the mining firms.

http://www.ippmedia.com/news/tax-paradox-when-beer-worth-more-gold

Apr 11th 2016

CCM has vowed to continue supporting the current government initiatives of restoring discipline in the public service in a bid to improve service delivery as well as improve people’s lives. Lowassa (opposition) was quoted as saying Magufuli misuses his power as President, saying those who were found to have abused their responsibilities were supposed to be taken to court to prove their innocence.

http://www.ippmedia.com/news/ccm-backs-govt-over-civil-service-discipline

Apr 11th 2016

Tanzania is getting a $65 million World Bank credit to improve citizens’ access to legal services. “There are too many Tanzanians for whom access to justice services is a luxury but it shouldn’t be – it is core to social sustainability and peoples’ well-being. With the economy growing as fast as it is, the country’s justice system which is part and parcel of the enabling environment for business and investment needs to support increased demand,”

http://www.busiweek.com/index1.php?Ctp=2&pI=5016&pLv=3&srI=49&spI=27&cI=10

Apr 11th 2016

Magufuli promises refreshing times for EAC

http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/article/2016-04-12/198880/

Apr 11th 2016

The Prime Minister Kasim Majaliwa has over the weekend launched the NMB Bank Integration with the Local Government Authorities Revenue Collection system (LGRCIS) in a move aimed at getting rid of physical cash collection to electronic revenue collection systems.

(note: this also might end the momentarily unclear and troublesome collection of levies and fees on district level)

http://www.ippmedia.com/business/pm-launches-e-revenue-collection-system-local-govts

Apr 12th 2016

Govt Orders Repay of All Ghost Worker Salaries The deputy minister of State in President Office (Regional Administration and Local Government), Mr Suleiman Jaffo, issued the directive in Dodoma today hinting that repayments from individuals who have been receiving illicit salaries are already underway

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604111507.html

Apr 13th 2016

Sumbawanga District Commissioner Mathew Sedoyeka has banned consumption of beer and other alcoholic drinks in bars and pombe shops during working hours effective yesterday.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604130866.html

Apr 13th 2016

Tanzania is among the three East African countries whose economies grew strongly in 2015 despite the overall slowdown in economic activities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604140310.html

Apr 13th 2016

A quarterly report compiled by the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) in Geita states that local government authorities are on top of the list officials reported for corruption. Briefing the media on the first quarter performance report, Geita regional PCCB commander Thobias Ndaro said local government authorities had 10 allegations against them, the highest number compared to other institutions over the last three months

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604141083.html

Apr 13th 2016

The Controller and Auditor General (CAG) is conducting a special audit to verify the validity of debt totalling billions of shillings the government owes public servants. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said yesterday the government had directed the CAG to verify the claims since many of them are "highly questionable"

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604141124.html

Apr 14th 2016

The government has uncovered and ordered an immediate closure of the illegal timber workshop operating within the National Stadium premises in Dar es Salaam.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604140384.html

Apr 14th 2016

The Acting Port Manager, Hebel Mhanga, told the Daily News in an interview yesterday that the VAT on transit was scaring away importers as they fear it would increase port charges hence inflating their costs of doing business. A Kenyan newspaper reported over the weekend that Tanzania business community were ditching Dar es Salaam port for its rivals due to excessive bureaucracy and delays by the port management in making decisions for "fear of annoying the presidency."

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604140212.html

Apr 15th 2016

KivulineI Village Government leaders in Mwanga District have been forced out of office after it transpired that they have allegedly been involved in malpractices such as selling village land without the consent of villagers.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604151149.html

Apr 16th 2016

Man in court for slandering JPM Habakuki Emily (40), a resident of Olasiti area in Arusha was yesterday arraigned before Arusha Resident Magistrate Augustino Rwezile to answer charges of going online in abusive language against President John Pombe Magufuli. He is accused of committing the offense on March 17 by tagging a Facebook message from his mobile phone calling the president a coward not worth a dime compared to founding father Julius Kambarage Nyerere, ridiculing him as an actor and his leadership a stage on which he performs.

http://www.ippmedia.com/news/man-court-slandering-jpm

Apr 17th 2016

President John Magufuli revealed yesterday that the long-awaited Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit (DART) project took long to commence because some people he described as crooks planned to take over the government’s 49 per cent stake in the project for themselves.

“After the project was completed we could not allow it to start operations because we smelt fraud. The total cost of the project is Sh388bn ($ 185milion) this is taxpayers’ monies who deserve better,” said a visibly perturbed president.

http://www.ippmedia.com/news/why-dart-has-delayed-operate-jpm


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