UN Road Safety Week Launched in Dar es Salaam

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Automobile Association of Tanzania (AAT) and the Federation International Automobile (FIA) have launched the fourth United Nations Global Safety Week on Thursday.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Automobile Association of Tanzania (AAT) and the Federation International Automobile (FIA) have launched the fourth United Nations Global Safety Week on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Botswana Founding Father Sir Quett Ketumile Masire Dies Aged 91

Botswana’s founding father president Sir Quett Ketumile Masire has died aged 91. The Board of Trustees of the Sir Ketumile Masire Foundation (SKMF) issued a statement last night announcing his death. Quett Ketumile Joni Masire, GCMG (born 23 July 1925 … Continued

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Botswana’s founding father president Sir Quett Ketumile Masire has died aged 91. The Board of Trustees of the Sir Ketumile Masire Foundation (SKMF) issued a statement last night announcing his death. Quett Ketumile Joni Masire, GCMG (born 23 July 1925 in Kanye, Botswana) is the second President of Botswana He stepped down and was succeeded by the then Vice-President of Botswana, Festus Mogae, who became the third President of Botswana. Prior to this, he was a leading figure in the independence movement and then the new government, and played a crucial role in facilitating and protecting Botswana’s steady financial growth and development. Since his retirement in 1998 Sir Ketumile Masire has been involved in numerous diplomatic initiatives in a number of African countries, including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Ghana and Swaziland. Between 1998 and 2000 he served as Chairman of the International Panel of Eminent Personalities Investigating the Circumstances Surrounding the 1994 Rwanda Genocide, and between 2000 – 2003 was the facilitator for the Inter-Congolese National Dialogue, which had the objective of bringing about a new political dispensation for the Democratic Republic of Congo, in terms of the Lusaka Ceasefire Accord. In 2007, Sir Ketumile Masire set up the Sir Ketumile Masire Foundation to promote the social and economic well being of the society of Botswana. The post Botswana Founding Father Sir Quett Ketumile Masire Dies Aged 91 appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Corruption Erodes Public Trust On Govt – Vice President

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania’s Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan has admitted that corruption by some public officials has pushed down people’s trust on their government.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan has admitted that corruption by some public officials has pushed down people's trust on their government.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Employment Agents Reminded to Adhere to National Laws

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has warned employment agencies in the country about exporting girls and women to work in Arab emirates without adhering to the country’s laws.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has warned employment agencies in the country about exporting girls and women to work in Arab emirates without adhering to the country's laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania Invests U.S.$70 Million to Expand Network

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tigo Tanzania is investing $70 million (over Sh150 billion) in 2017 as the mobile operator is expanding network to tap the potential of growing demand for data services in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tigo Tanzania is investing $70 million (over Sh150 billion) in 2017 as the mobile operator is expanding network to tap the potential of growing demand for data services in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania