Tuesday, June 19, 2018

New Bupa insurance customers offered free health checks


Health check offer worth £184 available to new Bupa By You policyholders until 31 July 2018
Healthcare provider Bupa is offering new Bupa By You policy customers a free health assessment until the end of July.

FURAHA YANGU MAANDALIZI YA UFUNGUZI 19 JUNE 2018 JIJINI DODOMA


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Waziri wa Nchi Ofisi ya Waziri Mkuu (Sera, Bunge, Kazi, Ajira, Vijana na Watu wenye Ulemavu) Mhe Jenista Mhagama (wa pili kushoto) akiwa ameandamana na Mkuu wa Mkoa wa Dodoma Dkt Bilinith Mahenge (kushoto),  Katibu Mkuu Ofisi ya Waziri Mkuu Prof Faustin Kamuzora (wa pili kulia), Mkurugenzi Mtendaji wa TACAIDS Dk Leonard Maboko (kulia) wakijadili jambo wakati wa ukaguzi wa maandalizi ya uzinduzi wa Kampeni ya Kitaifa ya Kupima VVU na kuanza kutumia dawa mapema inayojulikana kama Furaha Yangu. Kampeni  hiyo inatarajiwa kuzinduliwa rasmi kesho na Waziri Mkuu Mhe. Kassim Majaliwa katika viwanja vya Jamhuri jijini Dodoma.
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Waziri wa Nchi Ofisi ya Waziri Mkuu (Sera, Bunge, Kazi, Ajira, Vijana na Watu wenye Ulemavu) Mhe Jenista Mhagama (wa pili kulia) akipokea maelezo kuhusu maandalizi ya uzinduzi wa Kampeni ya Kitaifa ya Kupima VVU na kuanza kutumia dawa mapema inayojulikana kama Furaha Yangu wakati alipotembelea uwanja wa Jamhuri jijini Dodoma ambapo kampeni  hiyo inatarajiwa kuzinduliwa rasmi kesho na Waziri Mkuu Mhe. Kassim Majaliwa.
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Waziri wa Nchi Ofisi ya Waziri Mkuu (Sera, Bunge, Kazi, Ajira, Vijana na Watu wenye Ulemavu) Mhe Jenista Mhagama (wa kwanza kulia) akikagua mabanda ambayo yatatumiwa na wananchi kupima VVU  katika Kampeni ya Kitaifa ya Kupima VVU na kuanza kutumia

MAONESHO YA WIKI YA UTUMISHI WA UMMA YAFANA MUHIMBILI


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Waziri wa Afya Maendeleo ya Jamii, Jinsia, Wazee na Watoto, Mhe. Ummy Mwalimu akizungumza katika Hospitali ya Taifa Muhimbili (MNH) ambako maonesho ya Wiki ya Utumishi wa Umma yanafaniyika kwa  siku tatu mfulilizo. Wananchi mbalimbali wamefika kwa wingi katika hospitali hiyo kwa ajili ya kuona huduma mbalimbali zinazotolewa na hospitali hiyo pamoja na kupima afya bure. Kushoto ni Mjumbe wa Bodi ya Muhimbili, Bw. Juma Muhimbi na Mkurugenzi wa Tiba katika wizara hiyo, Dkt. Doroth Gwajima.
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Wananchi mbalimbali wakiwamo wataalamu wa MNH wakifuatilia hotuba ya Waziri wa Afya, Mhe. Ummy Mwalimu wakati akizungumza kwenye viwanja vya Muhimbili.
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Daktari Bingwa wa Magonjwa ya Figo, Dkt. Onesmo Kisanga akifafanua jambo kwa Waziri Ummy Mwalimu kuhusu magonjwa ya figo. Kushoto ni Mkurugenzi Mtendaji wa Muhimbili, Prof. Lawrence Museru wakati kulia ni mjumbe wa bodi ya Muhimbili, Bw. Juma Muhimbi.
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Bw. Paul Mayengo akipima dawa ya methadone kwa watu wenye tatizo la uraibu wa heroin katika Hospitali ya Taifa Muhimbili (MNH). Dawa hiyo inatumiwa na wataalamu wa afya kwa ajili ya kutibu uraibu.
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Prisca akimweleza waziri kuhusu maendeleo yake baada ya kupandikizwa figo katika hospitali hiyo. Kushoto ni Mkuu wa Idara ya Mahonjwa ya Figo, Dkt. Jacqueline Shoo.
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Waziri Ummy Mwalimu akiwa kwenye banda la lishe ambako ampatiwa maelezo kuhusu lishe bora. Kushoto ni mmoja wa watu akipimwa afya baada ya kutembelea banda hilo leo.
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Ofisa Ustawi wa Jamii wa Hospitali ya Taifa Muhimbili (MNH), John Mwakyusa akitoa huduma ya ushauri kwa mmoja wa watu waliotembelea banda hilo.
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Waziri wa Afya, Ummy Mwalimu akimsikiliza Msimamizi wa wodi ya Kangaroo, Cleopatra Mtei jinsi ya kuwabeba watoto wanaozaliwa kabla ya muda (premature).
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Mtoto, Mnyaman Omary Mohammed akizungumza na Waziri Ummy Mwalimu leo katika viwanja vya Muhimbili ambako maonesho ya wiki ya Utumishi wa Umma yanaendelea.
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Mkuu wa Idara ya Afya ya Akili, Dkt. Frank Masao akieleza shughuli mbalimbali za tiba zinazofanywa na idara hiyo.

MKUTANO WA WAZIRI WA FEDHA NA MIPANGO NA WAANDISHI WA HABARI WAFANYIKA ZANZIBAR


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Katibu Mkuu Wizara ya Fedha na Mipango Khamis Mussa(wapili kulia )akizungumza machache na kumkaribisha Waziri wa Fedha na mipango katika mkutano na  Waandishi wa Habari kuelezea Mapitio ya Uchumi na Utekelezaji wa Bajeti ya Serikali(2017/2018)na Muelekeo wa Uchumi na Bajeti kwa Mwaka 2018/2019.Hafla iliofanyika katika Ukumbi wa Wizara ya Fedha Vuga mjini Zanzibar.
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Baadhi ya Waandishi wa Habari waliohudhuria katika Mkutano wa Waziri wa Fedha na Mipango DKT,Khalid Salum mohammed   kuelezea Mapitio ya Uchumi na Utekelezaji wa Bajeti ya Serikali(2017/2018)na Muelekeo wa Uchumi na Bajeti kwa Mwaka 2018/2019. katika Ukumbi wa Wizara ya Fedha Vuga mjini Zanzibar.
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Waziri wa Fedha na Mipango Dkt,Khalid Salum Mohamed akielezea  Mapitio ya Uchumi na Utekelezaji wa Bajeti ya Serikali(2017/2018)na Muelekeo wa Uchumi na Bajeti kwa Mwaka 2018/2019. katika Ukumbi wa Wizara ya Fedha Vuga mjini Zanzibar.
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Muandishi wa Habari wa Hits Fm Zuhura Husein akiuliza maswali   katika Mkutano wa Waziri wa Fedha na Mipango DKT,Khalid Salum mohammed   kuelezea Mapitio ya Uchumi na Utekelezaji wa Bajeti ya Serikali(2017/2018)na Muelekeo wa Uchumi na Bajeti kwa Mwaka 2018/2019. katika Ukumbi wa Wizara ya Fedha Vuga mjini Zanzibar.
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Waziri wa Fedha na Mipango Dkt Khalid Salum Mohammed akifafanua baadhi ya maswali yalioulizwa katika Mkutano na Waandishi wa Habari  kuelezea Mapitio ya Uchumi na Utekelezaji wa Bajeti ya Serikali(2017/2018)na Muelekeo wa Uchumi na Bajeti kwa Mwaka 2018/2019. katika Ukumbi wa Wizara ya Fedha Vuga mjini Zanzibar.
PICHA NA YUSSUF SIMAI/MAELEZO ZANZIBAR

Promote science, tech for development, EAC urged




African scientists at work PHOTO/FILE
African scientists at work PHOTO/FILE 
By Zephania Ubwani @ubwanizg3 news@tz.nationmedia.com

Shilling depreciated by 1.47pc in a year despite interventions

 
By Ludger Kasumuni @TheCitizenTZ lkasumuni@tz.nationmedia.com

French agency supports TZ projects



minister for Energy Dr Medard Kalemani.minister for Energy Dr Medard Kalemani. 

By Rosemary Mirondo @mwaikama rmirondo@tz.nationmedia.com

It’s something I wouldn’t wish even my worst adversary, says retired doctor

LEADERSHIPFORUMDr Martin Sebalua undergoing dialysis at a private hospital in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO | TASNEEM HASSANALI 
By Tasneem Hassanali @TheCitizenTz thassanali@tz.nationmedia.com
It was 7am. An elderly man sits slumped on the metal benches, eyes closed, outside the doors of a

Minister sacks Dawasa boss, dissolves board


State in right industrialisation gear, play your role

By EDITOR

FROM the tip of the country in Tunduru to Namanga and its environs, Kagera and extend to Zanzibar, the world of cloves, one would come in a country that is sitting on opportunities, endowed with vast arable land favourable for transforming agriculture, mining of rare minerals including
By DAILY NEWS Reporter 

TOURISM earnings have almost gone up by 640bn/- in a year ending April on the back of increasing number of visitors.
The earnings, according to the Bank of Tanzania, jumped up by over 640bn/- (291.8 million US dollars) in the period ended April this year compared by 330bn/- (154.1 million US dollars) registered on the corresponding period a year before.

Liquor firms hail new government stamps

By DAILY NEWS Reporter in Dodoma 

LIQUOR producers have commended the government decision to introduce electronic tax stamps to replace the current ones on paper, saying the system would help curb illegal production of the popular liquid.

Majaliwa optimistic on growing country’s economy

By By JANETH MESOMAPYA 

PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has reiterated that Tanzania is a leading nation among Sub-saharan countries that have an inclusive economy.

Loan defaulters get ultimatum

By SYLVESTER DOMASA in Dodoma 

…Premier orders borrowers of government’s interest-free money to repay by September 30
THE government yesterday declared serious crackdown on loan defaulters to recover unpaid loans, which were issued by state-sponsored empowerment funds to support youth, women and people with disabilities.

MPs push for speedy LNG project

By HENRY LYIMO in Dodoma 

THE government should finalise negotiations with investors in the proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant and compensate people who will be evicted from the project site in Lindi Region, the Parliamentary Budget Committee has said.
The Committee Chairperson Hawa Ghasia (Mtwara Rural—CCM) said in the National Assembly

EAC assures medical service availability within block

By DAILY NEWS Reporters in Arusha

THE East African Community (EAC) has assured citizens of its member states that there is no need of securing health services in India at high cost as the EAC block boasts of best services.
The East African Health Research Commission (EAHRC), an institution of the community that has

The Internet is the best thing to happen to Nigerian culture. But we are missing the opportunity



social-media
By Minna Salami, Contributor

According to the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture’s (FMIC) website, its mission is, “To establish and maintain a robust information dissemination mechanism that promotes our tourism potentials and enhances our cultural values.”

Seven psychological traits empowered women have


Dabira women’s conference 5
Earlier this month in Davos, addressing gender equality and women’s empowerment, the head of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, spoke about gender equality and women’s empowerment. She focused on the need to strengthen alliances for “economic empowerment”, which seems to be the

What’s inside Nigeria’s foreign reserves?




It was former president Obasanjo who started this whole business of turning the nation’s foreign reserves into an achievement to be celebrated. When Obasanjo took office in May 1999, Nigeria’s foreign reserves were just under $5bn. By the time he left in May 2007, it was $43bn. But beyond

FMDQ market report

FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange

 By Editor
Commentary on the foreign exchange (FX) market with data for the week-ended June 14, 2018.  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) intervened through its periodic supply of US Dollars in the FX market, offering $100.00 million at a marginal rate of $/₦332.00 via a Single Secondary Market....

ABCON asks Central Bank to diversify forex disbursement

ABCON President,Aihaji Aminu Gwadabe

 By Chijioke Nelson
 The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), at the weekend, urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to diversify its foreign exchange (forex) disbursements in the thrice-weekly intervention to them.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Interpreting evidence for policy



 By Nonso Obikili, Contributor

In the last decade or so, research in economics has moved towards randomized controlled trials (RCTs). In simple English, these are experiments in which policies are carefully structured and implemented in a way that the impact can be properly measured. These careful RCTs have thrown up

How Nigerians can use technology to ensure accountability in government



Information Communication Technology

By Sodiq Omolaoye, Abuja
As the world continues to revolve around technology, individuals and civil society organisations (CSOs) have been urged to leverage on information and communication technology (ICT) in tracking government activities at all levels.

SON, market leaders seek ways to check influx of substandard goods

Standards Organisation of Nigeria

 By Femi Adekoya
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has partnered Balogun Business Association (BBA) to combat the preponderance of fake and substandard in the country. The Director General, SON, Osita Aboloma, explained that this move was the agency’s resolve to

‘Late signing of budget cannot translate to inflation’



President Muhammadu Buhari (second right) presenting the 2018 budget to the National Assembly.
 
By Editor
An Economist, Dr Aminu Usman, has said that the delay in the signing of the nation’s 2018 Budget and its late implementation cannot lead to inflation.Usman, who is the Head of Economics Department at the Kaduna State University, said this in an interview with the News Agency of

BIP implementation pushes raw materials utilisation to 65.7%

Textile Industry

By Femi Adekoya
Implementation of resource-based industrialization and backward integration policy (BIP) as contained in Nigeria’s Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP) as well as proactive measures to avert foreign exchange exposure risks has pushed local sourcing of raw materials to 65.7 per cent.

Heritage restates commitment to innovative banking services

Heritage Bank

By Editor
Heritage Bank Plc has restated its commitment to innovative banking services through its transparent MasterCard. The Head of Corporate Communications of the bank, Fela Ibidapo, disclosed this in a

Human resources in the age of digital revolution




By Tunde Oyadiran
With the digital revolution in overdrive, everything is changing, and fast. Nowhere is this change more obvious, nay significant, than in the workplace. So much so, that Deloitte, one of the world’s leading professional services network and a major authority on human capital trends, has called for a

Investors lose N1.3b in NSE’s alternative securities market



Nigerian Stock Exchange

By Helen Oji
Investment on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) Alternative Securities Market (ASeM) declined by N1.33 billion at the end of trading on June 14, 2018.ASeM is a specialised board of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for emerging enterprises with high growth potential.

Experts, students preach techpreneurship, canvass improved business climate

Obafemi Awolowo University

By Ugonna Utulor, OAU Ile-Ife
Students of the Faculty of Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, have disclosed that the way forward for the nation’s development and overcoming the present economic mishaps is to embrace techpreneurship (technology entrepreneurship) and for the youth population to become

Crude oil prices to decline to $68 a barrel in 2019

Oil barrels

By Roseline Okere
The United States’ Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecasts that Brent crude oil prices will average $71 per barrel in 2018 and $68 a barrel in 2019. Meanwhile, Nigeria’s Bonny Light crude oil has maintain an international price of $73.44 per barrel, higher than the Organisation of the ...

German Firms Generate $1bn Annual Turnover, Employ 10,000 Nigerians

Head of Delegation, German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria, Marc Lucassen


Goddy Egene
The Head, Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria (DGIC), Dr. Marc Lucassen has said German companies operating in Nigeria currently generate an annual turnover of $1 billion
He also disclosed that efforts were being made to ensure that more German investors come

Tanzania: Women to Save 15% On Sanitary Pads

Photo: Masixole Feni/GroundUp

Many girls routinely skip up to a week of school every month because they don't have sanitary pads.
Dar es Salaam — Tanzanian women are expected to save a minimum of Sh7,000 per year following the scrapping of Value Added Tax (VAT) on sanitary pads, which is slightly more than 15 per cent.

Tanzania: Tourism Earnings Grow By 640bn/ - in a Year

Photo: Daily News

Tourism earnings have almost gone up in Tanzania.
TOURISM earnings have almost gone up by 640bn/- in a year ending April on the back of increasing number of visitors.