In The Spotlight
THE ongoing wave of defections by opposition politicians to the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) is likely to weaken the camp in its core duty as the government watchdog, independent analysts have said.
ZIMBABWEAN revolutionary and veteran politician President Robert Gabriel Mugabe has resigned.
THE ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM)’s National Chairman, President John Magufuli, yesterday warned members of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC), against endorsing unqualified candidates for leadership positions at regional level and national wings basing on favouritism.
THE Deputy Minister for Works, Transport and Communications, Engineer Atashasta Nditiye, has urged the TCRA Consumer Consultative Council (TCRA-CCC) to work on customer complaints concerning the suspension of free-to-air channels on pay TV services.
THE ‘Born Free’ bit in the title to this LUCUBRATION is borrowed or stolen from the 1996 British drama film of the same title based on a 1960 book by one Joy Adamson, titled ‘Born free, a lioness of two worlds.’ The book is an autobiography of sorts woven around Kenya residents Joy and George Adamson who raised an orphaned lioness cub they christened ‘Elsa.’
THE ‘Hapa Kazi Tu’ slogan, popularized by Fifth Phase President John Magufuli, and whose thrust is that hard work is the propeller of Tanzania’s economic and social development, may jolt the memories of old generation citizens, who would trace it to the Nyerere era.
AS officials from the Fire and Rescue Force were working hard to extinguish fire at Clouds Media Group’s building yesterday morning, Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) ordered the group’s radio station, Clouds FM, to pay a fine of 12m/- for contravening broadcast content regulations.
THE solution for permanent peace and security in some parts of Africa has been an uphill task for many years. Luckily however, Regional Integrations can play a great role in restoring and maintaining peace and security in a particular state, since that mandate has been given to them by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
ZANZIBAR is among countries that have successfully maintained a low HIV/AIDS prevalence rate ever since the first case was diagnosed in 1986.
Last week, local elections were held across the United States. In places beyond the coastal epicentres of political activity like Minnesota, voters turned out in great numbers – many doing so early – to cast their ballots. Lots of these voters were immigrants from Minnesota’s east African population.