UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Misako Konno Visits Kenya

UNDP Goodwill Ambassador Misako Konno visited Kenya this past week where she witnessed first-hand joint projects of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), as well as development projects carried out by Japanese corporations and NGOs.

Her visit from …

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Tanzania: Shady TRA Officials Face Arrest

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has ordered the arrest of Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) staff who charge traders higher taxes above the officially-set rates.

According to the statement from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Mr Majaliwa said there were some TRA officials who wanted …

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Tanzania: Simba Mark 80 Years in Style

Simba SC celebrated the Simba Day in style after spanking Kenya's AFC Leopards 4-0 in a friendly, which will boost their confidence ahead of the 2016/17 Vodacom Premier League.

The Msimbazi Street side that was also marking its 80th anniversary of existence had their goals …

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Tanzania Opposition to Hold Defiance Rallies

Tanzania's main opposition party Chama cha Democrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) vows to hold protests against what it alleges as the suppression of democracy by the government under President John Magufuli.

The party's Members of Parliament from the northern zone lead by Joseph Selasini (MP Rombo) …

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