John Namkwahe, The Citizen Tanzania

John Namkwahe

The Citizen Tanzania

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Recent articles by John:

Joseph’s story: A snip in time

There is a common misbelief that being circumcised is a sin since circumcision would change God’s creation—but numerous studies have demonstrated that male circumcision (MC) has a number of health benefits. → Read More

Tanzania, South Africa on plans to boost tourism via Tazara

Tanzania and South Africa have embarked on a plan to transform the tourism sectorboth countries after their Heads of States on Thursday, August 15, 2019 held talks at Statehouse in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. → Read More

High price to pay for damaged road signs

Dar es Salaam. Motorists, particularly bus and truck drivers, plying between Dar es Salaam and Dodoma regions, cover a distance of 450 kilometres on a road that has few or no road traffic signs and markings at all. → Read More

Huge turnout for male circumcision

Scores of male residents from rural and urban areas in Morogoro Region yesterday turned up for free of charge circumcision services at the Kiwanja cha Ndege grounds. → Read More

MSD to launch alternative dispensing paper bags to replace

The Medical Stores Department (MSD) is set to launch dispensing paper envelopes that will be used to carry prescription drugs in the private and public health facilities. → Read More

New plan to rescue crash survivors

The ministry of Health will in October start the construction of seven emergency medical care facilities from Dar es Salaam to Ruaha in Iringa to treat people who sustain injuries in road crashes, and others patients who need emergency care before reaching major hospitals. → Read More

Tanzania Tourist Board appoints Mbwana Samatta as tourism

The Tanzania Tourist Board (TTB) has today Thursday, July 11, 2019 appointed professional footballer Mbwana Samatta as it ambassador in efforts to promote Tanzania's tourist sites globaly. → Read More

Politics of the golden leaf as Ruvuma farmers feel the pinch

Tanzania is ranked second in Africa after Malawi for the production of tobacco that has earned the country foreign exchange more than coffee, cotton, tea, cloves and sisal combined in 2017 before → Read More

Agricultural sector is yet to benefit Tanzania says Prof Lipumba

The Civic United Front (CUF) national chairman Prof Ibrahim Lipumba today portioned the blame to the fifth phase government under President John Magufuli for a failure to develop the agricultural sector. → Read More

Prime minister directs all regions to form investment forums

Prime Minister Mr Kassim Majaliwa has ordered regions including Dar es Salaam and Morogoro to draft investment guidelines so as to promote investment in their respective areas. → Read More

Traders lay their case at no-holds-barred forum

Across section of traders drawn from various parts of the country vent their frustration s yesterday at a meeting with President John Magufuli that was held to discuss business environment. → Read More

Magufuli sacks Industy Minister, TRA boss, appoints successors

President John Magufuli has appointed Mr Innocent Bashungwa as minister of Industry and Trade. → Read More

These are key factors attribute to unconducive business climate:

President John Magufuli has pointed out a number of key factors that impinge upon the efforts to improve the business environment in the country and vowed to address the challenges. → Read More

UN to hold a cycling event on World Environment Day

The United Nations (UN) in Tanzania has organized a cycling event aimed at advocating and creating public awareness on plastic and air pollution, this comes at a time when Tanzania joins other → Read More

Tanzania Government clarifies on the use TTCL Sim Cards by Public servants

Dar es Salaam. The Director of Information Services, Dr Hassan Abbas has clarified that the recent directive issued by President John Magufuli that required public servants to possess or use the → Read More

Tanzania gov’t collects over Sh90 billion through tracking phone transactions

Dar es Salaam. The government has collected at least Sh97.16 billion revenues by tracking the mobile money transactions, domestic and international calls. → Read More

World Health Assembly adopts a resolution on emergency and trauma care

Dar es Salaam. Delegates to the 72nd World Health Assembly have adopted a resolution on emergency and trauma care aimed at helping countries to ensure timely care for the acutely ill and injured, a → Read More

Gold scam wake-up call

Going out and enjoying the showers of the season, gorging on great street food, and playing in puddles of water is how many of us wish to be associated with the rains. But all of these come with the risk of exposing ourselves to various germs and viruses, which lead to spending the rest of the season in bed due to sickness. → Read More

When queuing for ARVs becomes an incovenience

A few years ago, Rehema Bakari, a resident of Morogoro used to sit for hours at the hospital bench waiting to get her antiretroviral drugs. → Read More

Tanzania: Why China Has Become Leading Foreign Investor in Tanzania

China has leapfrogged its Western peers to become the largest foreign investor in Tanzania, thanks to the aggressiveness of its people in searching for new markets outside the world's most populous country. → Read More