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Ndugai’s wife breaks the silence over her husband’s whereabout.
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Ndugai’s wife breaks the silence over her husband’s whereabout.

The former speaker, Job Ndugai has disappeared from the public scene since he tendered his resignation on 6th January 2022 after his controversial remarks over the country’s debt that subsequently ended with a bare-knuckled brawl with President Samia.  Ndugai’s absence from the public eye has sparked a lot of questions. Unprecedently, he hasn’t been spotted...

Nape reinstate four newspaper licences
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Nape reinstate four newspaper licences

Minister of Information, Communications and Information Technology, Nape Nnauye, reinstated publication licences for Mwanahalisi, Mawio, Tanzania Daima and Mseto newspapers today, February 10, 2022. He told editors and journalists who attended the meeting that the decision was reached following President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s order. The public should remember that President Samia Suluhu Hassan had a...

President Samia fires four directors
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President Samia fires four directors

President Samia Suluhu Hassan has revoked the appointed directors from four regions over the misuse of COVID-19 funds. The President announced the news today during a detour in Mwanza on her way to Mara for the 45th anniversary of the ruling party CCM and a four days official tour in the region from February 6th....

Tanzanian women in high-rank positions
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Tanzanian women in high-rank positions

Tanzania got its first female president Samia Suluhu Hassan last year (2021), 59 years since independence. Before that, Samia was the first female vice president of the country. Here is a list of women who have held or are currently holding high-rank positions #taifadaily @suluhusamia In 2010 Anne Semamba Makinda became the first female Speaker...

Breaking: Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré Kidnapped
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Breaking: Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré Kidnapped

News had broken out in Burkina Faso’s that mutinying soldiers have detained President Roch Marc Christian Kabore. The report for his confined broke out on Monday, a day after soldiers at several army barracks staged mutinies, causing fears of a coup in the conflict-hit country.  One day ago, on Sunday, heavy gunfire was heard near...

Mali’s ex-president dies at 76
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Mali’s ex-president dies at 76

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, former Mali president, died on January 16, 2022, at his home in Bamako at 76. Keïta served as Mali’s president from 2013 until 2020, when the military overthrew him. “President IBK (Ibrahim Boubacar Keita) died this morning at 9 am (GMT and local) at his home in Bamako,” a family member told...

Tanzania – Burundi seals a $900 Million Railway Deal.
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Tanzania – Burundi seals a $900 Million Railway Deal.

In a move to strengthen relations between the two East African Countries, Tanzania and Burundi have made significant strides into signing an agreement to construct a $900 million railway that will connect the two countries. The two have already signed a memorandum of understanding to construct a 282-Kilometer (175-mile) line from Kigoma in Uvinza to...

Lessons to pick from the newly appointed cabinet
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Lessons to pick from the newly appointed cabinet

The wait is over. President Samia has made major overhauls in her ministerial cabinet. The overhaul did not take long since President Samia announced that she would present her ministerial lineup aligning with her aspirations following bare-knuckled blows with the former speaker Job Ndugai over the status of the national debt.   The Chief Secretary, Hon....

Speakers in Africa who resigned from their posts
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Speakers in Africa who resigned from their posts

Speaker is one of the top governmental posts and rarely leaves before their term ends. Not long ago, speakers’ tendency to resign from their posts has been growing in Africa, and here is the list.  1. Abdula Gemeda – Ethiopia In 2017, Gemeda, representing the Oromo community, resigned, claiming that the Ethiopian government had lost...