Author: Mkufi Dindai (Mkufi Dindai)

Netflix to pump $63 Million In South Africa’s Film Industry
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Netflix to pump $63 Million In South Africa’s Film Industry

Global streaming giant Netflix is turning its attention to South Africa as it looks to boost subscriber numbers on the continent. The company will pump 929 million rands ($63 million) into the creatives industry by 2023. The funds will cover one international production and three local shows, announced at the South Africa Investment Conference in...

Finally, this is first person Alikiba follows on Instagram
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Finally, this is first person Alikiba follows on Instagram

Ali Kiba, Utu hitmaker and a Bongo flavour music legend, finally made the first follow on his 7.9 Instagram page. Despite having an army of followers on his Instagram page, Ali Kiba has never followed anyone back, his fans and blood brother Abdu Kiba, even his musicians he signed under his label, Kings Music. Unprecedently,...

Fifteen local companies (SMEs) to benefit from North Mara Gold Mine business development program.
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Fifteen local companies (SMEs) to benefit from North Mara Gold Mine business development program.

To ensure that SMEs in the mining sector benefit from the mining value chain, North Mara Gold Mine in Tanzania has announced that 15 local companies will graduate from its local business program. The program was launched last year November, 2021. Since then, four workshops and mentorships have already taken place purposely to build capacities...

ACT Wazalendo: River Mara’s report is mired with deception, Jaffo must resign with immediate effect. 
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ACT Wazalendo: River Mara’s report is mired with deception, Jaffo must resign with immediate effect. 

ACT Wazalendo through its sectorial spokesperson for water and environment, Ms Ester Thomas, has strongly rebuked the report on river Mara contamination released to the public on March 19, 2022.  The report met with public uproar, with some citing deception and corruption intending to hide the truth from the public. ACT vehemently disapproves the findings...

DPP drops Nondo’s case
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DPP drops Nondo’s case

Court of Appeal, Iringa region today, March 23, 2022, has dropped charges against the ACT Youth Wing Chair, Abdul Nondo. Nondo, the fledgling politician, was accused of disseminating false information about his abduction and providing false information to a civil servant in Mafinga. On November 5, 2018, the Iringa Magistrate Court ruled to release Nondo...

TAKUKURU unleashes hunt on Makonda
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TAKUKURU unleashes hunt on Makonda

The Tanzania Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau has unleashed an investigation on the former Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda, who is currently facing charges of abuse of public office and raiding of a radio station (Clouds FM) in 2017. The Director for PCCB Commissioner Salum Hamduni said that PCCB officials are now...

The oldest Rhino (Rajabu) won’t be buried,  says TANAPA
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The oldest Rhino (Rajabu) won’t be buried, says TANAPA

A few days ago, the Tanzania national parks (TANAPA)announced the death of a 43-year-old rhino named ‘Rajabu’, one of the oldest Rhinos in Tanzania. TANAPA – Senior Assistant Conservation Commissioner – Corporate Communication, Mr Pascal Shelutete, said yesterday, March 22, 2022, that ‘Rajabu’ will not be buried but preserved for displaying as the national treasure....

Sirro’s future in limbo as Samia rebukes Police’s malpractice
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Sirro’s future in limbo as Samia rebukes Police’s malpractice

President Samia’s recent remarks on the malfunction of the police force are a red flag to Inspector General Police (ICP) that place his position into office in limbo. The remarks followed after receiving the multi-party stakeholders report on March 21, 2022, at Magogoni statehouse in Dar es Salaam. President Samia directed her disappointments toward two...

Where is Ndugai? His disappearance is still a mystery. 
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Where is Ndugai? His disappearance is still a mystery. 

The ruling party, CCM, has stated that they have no idea about Ndugai’s whereabouts.  “As a secretary, I know many members, if you ask me about one member, then it is difficult for me to decipher, I urge you to ask his family,” – Daniel Chongolo responded to Raia Mwema reported when he was asked...