Revolutie in Tanzania - Magufuli pakt door (vervolg - week 17)

WEEK 17 2016

MAGUFULI'S WEEK 25

In the news about the miraculous way to prosperity in Tanzania

 

Apr 25th 2016

Tanzanian authorities on Saturday launched a public investment management manual aimed at overseeing the implementation of all public investment projects in the east African nation. The minister said the shortcomings have resulted in a significant number of wasteful “white elephant” projects, and more tragically, have led to the failure to provide the needed quality public services.

http://www.herald.co.zw/tanzania-launches-investment-manual/

Apr 21th 2016

Analyse: Tanzania At 55 - Some Progress Has Been Made but There's a Long Way to Go. The cancellation of two national holidays as cost-cutting measures is Magufuli's rushed attempt to finally deliver on President Julius Nyerere's vision of self-reliance, accountability and good governance for his country. Nyerere, Tanzania's founding father upon its independence in 1961, governed until he retired in 1985.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604251311.html

Apr 25th 2016

The Sh2.9 billion ($ 1.4 million) allegedly stolen by top officials of the National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) in Mara and Dar es Salaam regions was laundered by establishing several private businesses and buying cars.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604250882.html

Apr 25th 2016

The number of ghost workers in Arusha Region has risen to 350 following the discovery of 180 new names of non-existent employees holding positions and vacancies in public offices here.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604250488.html

Apr 25th 2016

The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has formed a subcommittee to investigate the performance of the alleged 39bn/- ($ 18 million) controversial contract between the embattled Lugumi Enterprises Limited and the Police Force involving fixing Automated Fingerprint Information System (AFIS) to police stations.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604250118.html

Apr 26th 2016

The government has scrapped off all charges for treatment and medicine provided to malaria patients in government hospitals in the country. Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Minister Ummy Mwalimu told a news conference here that patients would be required to pay consultation fees only. "Other charges like malaria diagnosis and medication will be free of charge effective from now in all government hospitals.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604260074.html

Apr 26th 2016

Tanzanian President John Magufuli suspended the head of the telecoms regulator on Tuesday, saying the watchdog failed to monitor the industry, resulting in the loss of potential tax revenues of 400 billion shillings ($182.15 million) a year since 2013.

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSL5N17T5UL

Apr 27th 2016

It Was for a Good Reason That Kenya Lost Pipeline Deal to Tanzania Would it pass through Kenya or Tanzania? Last week, the matter was finally settled. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni announced that the multi-billion-dollar 1,410-kilometre crude export pipeline would run from the western Uganda region of Hoima to the Tanzanian port of Tanga. Uganda and Kenya. It all has to do with Tanzania and its new president, Dr John Magufuli.  If the final pipeline decision had been made in 2014, it would have gone through Kenya

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604271390.html 

Apr 27th 2016

Analyse: Missing the Point - Observe Rule of Law As Anti-Corruption Drive Intensifies. The writer is advocating for the need for adhering to the rule of law.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604271222.html

Apr 28th 2016

The Controller and Auditor General (CAG), Professor Mussa Assad, has discovered long standing tax objection cases, which have denied the government revenue amounting to 6.9 trillion/-.( $ 3.2 billion)

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604280104.html>

Apr 28th 2016

Analyse: War On Corruption - Lesson From Tanzania for South Africa

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604280128.html

Apr 28th 2016

The government yesterday banned district councils from hiring private companies to collect revenues on their behalf as it seals loopholes of financial losses.  The Controller and Auditor General (CAG) revealed that 76 local government authorities have not collected Sh 5.3 billion ($ 2.5 million) from agents

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604280688.html>

Apr 29th 2016

Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition (THRDC) has commended President John Magufuli for his graft-fighting drive. The Coalition's National Coordinator, Mr Onesmo Olengurumwa, showered the praise calling the Head of State to intensify the fight and weed out all crooked officials in public offices. He appealed to all citizens to join hands with the government to ensure ethics and discipline in government offices is restored.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604290356.html

Apr 29th 2016

Kigoma urban law maker on ACT-Wazalendo ticket Zitto Kabwe now wants Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr Job Ndugai, to form a parliamentary select-committee to probe into $6 million (about 12bn/-) bribery scandal in a treasury bond deal with a UK bank on March 8, 2013.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604290370.html

Apr 29th 2016

Zambia and Tanzania have agreed to end illegal trading activities and to strengthen the security surveillance on the Nakonde -Tunduma border post.

This was agreed during the sixth joint meeting of permanent secretaries of Zambia and Tanzania which was convened to resolve the Nakonde-Tunduma border challenges in Nakonde. The officials from the two countries resolved to curb revenue collection leakages, eliminate smuggling and under-invoicing of taxable imports as well as human trafficking at Nakonde -Tunduma border.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604291159.html

Apr 29th 2016

Tanzania is pressing the Chinese government to begin work as soon as possible on a standard gauge $ 7 billion railway that will run through the central transport corridor. “We are confident that this project will help to bring an economic revolution in our country and in other countries of east and central Africa” – John Magufuli, Tanzanian president

http://www.globalconstructionreview.com/news/tanzania-asks-china-begin-w7ork-7bn-r7ail-asa7p/

Apr 30th 2016

Tanzania could serve as a springboard for Russia’s expansion into the vast East African market, the Russian industry and trade minister said Thursday. Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania) (Sputnik) – Mansurov said Russian manufacturing giants – Russian Helicopters, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and United Wagon Company (UWC) – were eager to work on industrial projects in Tanzania.

http://sputniknews.com/business/20160429/1038805569/market-russia-tanzania.html#ixzz47Gt8nQmN.

Apr 30th 2016

John Magufuli yesterday pledged to allocate more resources to the law enforcers but condemned frauds in the force, threatening stern legal measures against the embezzlers. The president ordered the police force and the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) to perform their duties, with the national interest at hearts. Dr Magufuli, addressing Regional Police Commanders, Principal State Attorneys and Regional Crimes Officers in their two-day meeting here, acknowledged challenges impeding the performance of the police, promising to address them head-on.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604300006.html

May 1th 2016

Rwanda is in talks with Tanzania and Burundi for a shared standard gauge railway through the Central Corridor after it realised that Uganda was not prioritising the Kampala-Kigali connection that would have seen it transport its goods through Kenya. The ministers commended the prevailing commitment among the three partner states to realise the implementation of the railway project and its importance to foster physical integration of transport modes, economic growth and improved social services in the sub region," said a statement issued by the joint secretariat of the three countries. But it did not say much apart from their commitment to fast-track the project.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201604300184.html

 

 


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