Revolutie in Tanzania - Magufuli pakt door (vervolg - week 8)

WEEK 8 2016

MAGUFULI'S WEEK 16

 

Feb 22th 2016

In order to tackle the daunting challenge facing garbage collection in Dar es Salaam, the government has resolved that each municipal council should have its own dumpsite in the vicinity which is cost effective.

 

http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/home-news/47173-municipal-councils-to-have-own-dump-sites

Feb 22th 2016

Departments falling under the Ministry of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports have been directed to catch up with President John Magufuli’ s administration speed. The minister, Mr Nape Nnauye, made the directive on Saturday evening during a live programme aired by state-run broadcaster TBC1, insisting that for effective service delivery, all public servants are obliged to embrace patriotism, professionalism and hard work spirit.

 

http://allafrica.com/stories/201602221574.html

Feb 22th 2016

Inspector General of Police Ernest Mangu has promised to leave no stone unturned in combating crime. Kinondoni district in the city of Dar es Salaam, which is deemed to be the most notorious criminal hub will soon have a heavy police presence. Hardcore bandits are out of their lair again. They maraud, often at night, intent on stealing other people’s property. They injure, main, rape or kill, their victims ruthlessly in their forays. They use weapons that include military style assault rifles. What shocks this nation is what appears to be a large number of illegal firearms in highly dangerous hands.

 

http://dailynews.co.tz/index.php/editorial/47190-criminals-should-be-top-of-police-hit-list

Feb 24th 2016

The Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) is stating that the private sector in Tanzania will join forces with President John Magufuli's government in its ongoing war against corruption and tax evasion, admitting that some local businessmen were routinely bribing public officials to be awarded underhand deals. In the past, government initiatives to combat corruption targeted only politicians and senior civil servants, leaving out businesspersons and other citizens while they are the givers of corruption.

http://www.ippmedia.com/?l=89225

Feb 24th 2016

Home affairs minister Charles Kitwanga yesterday ordered the transfer of various key officials in the immigration department, including officers stationed at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam and the Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA). “(Immigration department) officials who have stayed at their working posts for more than three years must be relocated,” said Kitwanga, explaining that the move was aimed at disrupting a network of corruption believed to exist in the department, increasing transparency and enhancing service provision.

http://www.ippmedia.com/?l=89229

Feb 24th 2016

Four employees at the Kondoa District Council have been ordered to explain in writing the loss of over 180.6m/- ($ 850,000) meant as development project funds. There is no doubt that the monies had been stolen," The four employees include the then District Executive Director (DED), Isdory Mwalongo, who has been transferred to Lindi District Council

http://allafrica.com/stories/201602241030.html>

Feb 25th 2016

The special court to try cases of corruption and economic sabotage will soon be operational. It will be a division of the High Court of Tanzania Once a case is filed in the corruption and economic sabotage court, there would be no delays as cases will be heard to the end.

http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/home-news/47304-economic-graft-court-set-for-take-off-soon

Feb 26h 2016

Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has warned of sterner action against unethical and corrupt officials as the Ethics Secretariat revealed yesterday that a number of ministers and their deputies had not declared their assets and liabilities as required by the law.

http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/home-news/47350-corrupt-officials-face-sanctions

Feb 26h 2016

Minister for Finance and Planning Dr Ashatu Kijaji, has urged banks and financial institutions to extend their services to all regions especially in rural areas so as to make their services closer to people.

http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/business/47336-banks-told-to-go-rural

Feb 26h 2017

About 2.17 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas reserves have been discovered in coast region, the Tanzanian government has confirmed.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201602260272.html

Feb 26h 2017

The Tanzania Media Women Association (Tamwa) revealed yesterday that at least 62 cases of rape and sodomy in Dar es Salaam were not concluded in 2014/2015 due to lack of evidence and corrupt practices among police and medical officers.

http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/How-officials-cash-in-on-rape-cases/-/1840340/3094806/-/7o4qspz/-/index.html

Feb 26h 2017

Collapsed Building Case File Misses; Principal Resident Magistrate, Hellen Riwa yesterday ordered the prosecution in a case involving 12 people linked with a building that collapsed, leaving several people dead in the city of Dar es Salaam in 2013 to make a follow up on the case file and avail the status in the next session.

http://allafrica.com/stories/201602250518.html

Feb 27h 2017

The Tanzania Institute of Education (TIE) board has been directed to suspend its three senior officials over irregularities in the printing of more than two million copies of authorised textbooks for Standard One pupils worth over 2bn/-. ($ 1 million)

 

http://www.dailynews.co.tz/index.php/home-news/47414-three-tie-officials-face-axe-over-delayed-textbooks

Feb 27h 2017

Home Affairs minister Charles Kitwanga said yesterday the police will now seek the support of the Tanzania Peoples’ Defence Forces (TPDF in a fresh bid to curb rising cases of armed robberies in the country.

http://www.thecitizen.co.tz/News/Military-to-help-police-in-tracking-down-criminals/-/1840340/3095472/-/1xe284z/-/index.html

 


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