Latest News
EA fairs poorly in human devt index report
Tanzania | 3 hours ago
A handful of African countries make it among the second category of countries with High Human Development capacity worldwide.
EA fairs poorly in human devt index report
Pinda sounds caution on election bribery
Tanzania | 3 hours ago
Tanzania's Prime Minster Mr. Mizengo Kayanza Pinda has urged all Tanzanians to be careful with people who give out things in order to be elected in different leadership positions, especially in the coming general elections, which is due to take place on October, 2015.
Pinda sounds caution on election bribery
Firm discovers high-grade graphite in TZ
Tanzania | 3 hours ago
Kibaran Resources has announced the final results of reverse circulation (RC) drill program at Epanko deposit within its Mahenge graphite project in Tanzania.
Firm discovers high-grade graphite in TZ
Germany NGO injects TZS15m in youth project
Tanzania | 3 hours ago
GERMANY-based international development and advocacy organization, Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung (DSW) has pumped in TZS15million to eight women and youth groups in Arusha district Council.
Germany NGO injects TZS15m in youth project
S Africa upbeat on TZ encounter on Saturday
Tanzania | 3 hours ago
South African under-17 national team coach Molefi Ntseki has urged his charges to go for broke when they host Tanzania in the second leg of the African Youth Championships qualifier at Dobsonville Stadium on Saturday.
S Africa upbeat on TZ encounter on Saturday
Chadema Youth not to vie for chair post
Tanzania | 3 hours ago
Chama Cha Demokrasia Na Maendeleo Youth Council (BAVICHA) Chairperson John Heche has announced that he will not to compete for the same post in the coming election which is due to take place on September 10, 2014.
Chadema Youth not to vie for chair post
Textile mills warned over waste disposal
Tanzania | 4 hours ago
MINISTER of State in the Vice-Presidents Office (Environment), Binilith Mahenge, has warned Arusha-based textile mills to put in place proper disposal of liquid waste products, which deemed dangerous.
Textile mills warned over waste disposal
TZ cerebrates Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday
Tanzania | 4 hours ago
On Tuesday, Tanzania will join other countries- Oman, Morocco, Gabon and Azerbaijan - in cerebrating Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday.
TZ cerebrates Eid al-Fitr on Tuesday
Kenya arrests two Tanzanians over terror
Tanzania | 15 hours ago
Two Tanzanian nationals allegedly believed to be behind the Lamu attacks have been arrested by the Kenya Defence Forces.
Kenya arrests two Tanzanians over terror
TPDC joins Risk-based audit management
Tanzania | 16 hours ago
MetricStream, a market leader in enterprise governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions announced Monday that the government-owned Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation has gone live with MetricStream's solution for risk-based audit management.
TPDC joins Risk-based audit management
Farmers urged to form groups
Tanzania | 21 hours ago
FARMERS in Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions have been urged to form groups to improve their farming activities as well as giving them voice when it comes to setting up prices of their agro-produces.
Farmers urged to form groups
'Africa unlikely to meet MDGs targets'
Tanzania | 21 hours ago
AFRICAN nations are unlikely to meet their 2015 target date for the implementation of some of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), on gender equality, according to the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP-Africa Region).
'Africa unlikely to meet MDGs targets'
Nakumatt opens first store at Mlimani City
Tanzania | 1 day ago
Regional retailer, Nakumatt Holdings, has officially opened the first of its three new branches in Tanzania, formerly owned by Shoprite, the South African retailer.
Nakumatt opens first store at Mlimani City
Kenya's refs pass Tanzania PET
Tanzania | 2 days ago
Kenya's four Fifa referees Tabitha Wambui, Agnetta Itubo, Andrew Juma and the experienced Sylvester Kirwa, who had all failed to make the cut in the Physical Endurance Test (PET) held in Machakos in May are back in the game after successfully taking part in the Tanzania exercise.
Kenya's refs pass Tanzania PET
Schoolgirls to get free sanitary pads
Tanzania | 2 days ago
DRIVEN by poor menstrual hygiene among adolescent girls, Arusha-based civil society organization-Action for Children has embarked on a project geared to distribute free sanitary pads for primary schoolgirls in Arumeru district.
Schoolgirls to get free sanitary pads
view more news from Tanzania »
Mombasa Muslims celebrate Idd
Kenya | 12 hours ago
Muslim faithful in Mombasa County and its environs started celebrating Idd-ul-Fitr in mosques and open grounds.
  • Mombasa Muslims celebrate Idd
  • Kenyans chatting more,talking less on phone
    Kenya | 12 hours ago
    Kenyans are chatting more online and talking less to each other on mobile phones, the latest report by the Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) indicates.
  • Kenyans chatting more,talking less on phone
  • Cranes trip to Mauritania gets midfield bo
    Uganda | 17 hours ago
    Uganda coach Micho Sredojevic was forced to start rookie Miya Farouq as the onus was on the Cranes to attack Mauritania a week ago.
  • Cranes trip to Mauritania gets midfield bo
  • Kiplimo races to Glasgow bronze
    Uganda | 17 hours ago
    Four years ago, Abraham Kiplimo endured a very painful experience.
  • Kiplimo races to Glasgow bronze
  • Ug to start getting ADB loans with interest
    Uganda | 17 hours ago
    Unlike in the past where it used to access loans at zero interest rate, Uganda will begin borrowing at higher cost from the African Development Bank (ADB).
  • Ug to start getting ADB loans with interest
  • Sweden resumes aid to Uganda
    Uganda | 17 hours ago
    The Swedish government has resumed aid support to Uganda and announced $200 million (Shs526b) in development strategy cooperation for the next five years.
  • Sweden resumes aid to Uganda
  • Lawmakers earn Sh165m frm Umeme shares deal
    Uganda | 17 hours ago
    The Parliamentary Pension Scheme has earned Shs165 million in dividends from its shareholding in power distribution company, Umeme Limited, the Daily Monitor can reveal.
  • Lawmakers earn Sh165m frm Umeme shares deal
  • Makerere raises cut-off points for sciences
    Uganda | 18 hours ago
    Although fewer students at A-level offer science subjects and later pass them, courses continue to be highly competitive in institutions of higher learning.
  • Makerere raises cut-off points for sciences
  • Namanga OSBP ready by August, says Tanroads
    Kenya | 21 hours ago
    CONSTRUCTION of the One Stop Border Post (OSBP) at Namanga will be ready by next month, official of the Tanzania Roads Network Agency (Tanroads) said on Sunday.
  • Namanga OSBP ready by August, says Tanroads
  • Sh327bn railway contract
    Kenya | 22 hours ago
    With its value of Sh327 billion and additional expenses bringing the cost to Sh447 billion, the contract for construction of the standard gauge railway drew the biggest interest from MPs.
  • Sh327bn railway contract
  • Kenya bets on good road network
    Kenya | 22 hours ago
    The government has embarked on a plan to develop 10,000 kilometres of roads across Kenya in a bid to stimulate economic growth.
  • Kenya bets on good road network
  • CAK orders Safaricom to open up M-Pesa
    Kenya | 22 hours ago
    The Communications Authority of Kenya has ordered Safaricom to open up M-Pesa network to rivals. It has also prohibited the mobile operator from levying extra charges on competitors using its network.
  • CAK orders Safaricom to open up M-Pesa
  • New Central Bank deposit rules
    Kenya | 23 hours ago
    Microfinance institutions say they were surprised by a government move requiring them to deposit a portion of their cash with the Central Bank of Kenya.
  • New Central Bank deposit rules
  • Organic nature improves quality of life
    Rwanda | 23 hours ago
    When you move from one hospital to another in western countries you meet many patients with a lot of chronic illnesses whereas the opposite is true in African health settings.
  • Organic nature improves quality of life
  • The real raw material of wealth
    Rwanda | 23 hours ago
    POOR COUNTRIES export raw materials such as cocoa, iron ore, and raw diamonds. Rich countries export - often to those same poor countries - more complex products such as chocolate, cars, and jewels. If poor countries want to get rich, they should stop exporting their resources in raw form and concentrate on adding value to them. Otherwise, rich countries will get the lions share of the value and
  • The real raw material of wealth
  • view more East Africa news»
    Liberia doctor the latest Ebola victim
    Liberia | 17 hours ago
    One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, a government official said on Sunday, and a second US healthcare worker has been infected in what the World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling the largest outbreak ever recorded of the disease.
  • Liberia doctor the latest Ebola victim
  • Davido wins Artiste of the Year at AFRIMMA
    Nigeria | 18 hours ago
    Nigeria's Music star, Davido, has won another African 'Artiste of the Year' award.
  • Davido wins Artiste of the Year at AFRIMMA
  • 'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash
    Algeria | 3 days ago
    There are no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 passenger jet that crashed in Mali, says the French President, Francois Hollande.
  • 'No survivors' in Air Algerie crash
  • 'No survivors' from crash in Mali
    Algeria | 4 days ago
    There are no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 passenger jet that crashed in Mali, says the French President, Francois Hollande.
  • 'No survivors' from crash in Mali
  • Amisom captures Al-Shabaab camp in Somalia
    Somalia | 4 days ago
    Forces belonging to the African Union Mission to Somalia (Amisom) on Thursday captured a camp used by Al-Shabaab to train militants in the Gedo area of Somalia.
  • Amisom captures Al-Shabaab camp in Somalia
  • Algerian plane with 119 passengers missing
    Algeria | 4 days ago
    An Air Algerie plane with around 120 people on board, including French and Spanish nationals, went missing Thursday during a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers, company sources and officials said.
  • Algerian plane with 119 passengers missing
  • view more news from Africa »
    Messi tax case to proceed
    Spain | 9 hours ago
    The Argentine and his father have paid around 5 million to authorities in Spain, but a judge revealed on Monday that the charges haven't been dropped and that the case continues
  • Messi tax case to proceed
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins Goal 50
    Spain | 12 hours ago
    The Real Madrid star says it is a "very big honour" to have topped Goal's annual list of the world's most outstanding players
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins Goal 50
  • South Africa shock NZ to win gold
    United Kingdom | 14 hours ago
    South Africa beat New Zealand 17-12 in the final of the rugby sevens at Ibrox Stadium to end the All Blacks' 30-match unbeaten run at the Commonwealth Games.
  • South Africa shock NZ to win gold
  • Brazil frees up $13bn for economy
    Brazil | 15 hours ago
    Brazil's central bank has announced plans to reduce the amount of money commercial banks keep in reserve, in a bid to boost economic growth.
  • Brazil frees up $13bn for economy
  • Yukos shareholders win $50bn payout
    Russian Federation | 15 hours ago
    A court in the Hague has awarded shareholders in the defunct Russian oil company Yukos the largest compensation package to date.
  • Yukos shareholders win $50bn payout
  • Cheryl Cole lands UK chart topper
    United Kingdom | 15 hours ago
    Cheryl Cole has landed the fourth solo number one of her career, becoming only the third British female in chart history to achieve the feat.
  • Cheryl Cole lands UK chart topper
  • Johansson beats Johnson at US cinemas
    United States | 16 hours ago
    "It's exactly what we had hoped for," said Megan Colligan, head of domestic marketing and distribution at Paramount Pictures.
  • Johansson beats Johnson at US cinemas
  • Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'
    United Kingdom | 18 hours ago
    Dinosaurs were wiped out by an asteroid impact when they were at their most vulnerable, according to a new study.
  • Dinosaurs' extinction 'bad luck'
  • Diego Costa strikes on Blues debut
    Slovenia | 1 day ago
    The Spain striker netted his first goal for the club ahead of the 2014-15 Premier League season as Jose Mourinho's men came from behind to defeat their Slovenian opponents
  • Diego Costa strikes on Blues debut
  • Official: Lovren completes Liverpool move
    United Kingdom | 1 day ago
    Dejan Lovren has completed his £20 million move to Liverpool to become the club's third summer recruit from Southampton.
  • Official: Lovren completes Liverpool move
  • Liverpool pull out of Remy deal
    United Kingdom | 1 day ago
    The Reds had agreed an £8 million deal with Queens Park Rangers for the France international, but problems detected during medical tests have scuppered the move
  • Liverpool pull out of Remy deal
  • Israel rejects Gaza UN shelter blame
    Israel | 1 day ago
    The Israeli army has insisted that a mortar round it fired into a UN shelter in Gaza on Thursday in a clash with "militants" was not responsible for the deaths of at least 15 people.
  • Israel rejects Gaza UN shelter blame
  • 8 people struck by lightning on beach
    United States | 1 day ago
    Eight people have been struck by lightning on Los Angeles' popular Venice Beach following a series of thunderstorms in the region.
  • 8 people struck by lightning on beach
  • Nibali seals Tour de France win
    France | 1 day ago
    Vincenzo Nibali won the 101st edition of the Tour de France as he finished the final stage on the Champs-Elysees in Paris safely in the peloton.
  • Nibali seals Tour de France win
  • Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea
    United Kingdom | 3 days ago
    The Ivorian, 36, won 10 trophies at Chelsea from 2004 to 2012 and was a free agent after leaving Galatasaray.
  • Striker Drogba re-signs for Chelsea
  • view more International news »

    Opinion

    more Opinions »

    Corporate News

    more Corporate Buzz »

    Our Poll

    Advertise here

    Contact: adverts@pesatimes.com

    Messi tax case to proceed
    Spain | 9 hours ago
    The Argentine and his father have paid around 5 million to authorities in Spain, but a judge revealed on Monday that the charges haven't been dropped and that the case continues
    Cristiano Ronaldo wins Goal 50
    Spain | 12 hours ago
    The Real Madrid star says it is a "very big honour" to have topped Goal's annual list of the world's most outstanding players
    South Africa shock NZ to win gold
    United Kingdom | 14 hours ago
    South Africa beat New Zealand 17-12 in the final of the rugby sevens at Ibrox Stadium to end the All Blacks' 30-match unbeaten run at the Commonwealth Games.
    Cranes trip to Mauritania gets midfield bo
    Uganda | 17 hours ago
    Uganda coach Micho Sredojevic was forced to start rookie Miya Farouq as the onus was on the Cranes to attack Mauritania a week ago.
    Kiplimo races to Glasgow bronze
    Uganda | 17 hours ago
    Four years ago, Abraham Kiplimo endured a very painful experience.
    Nibali seals Tour de France win
    France | 1 day ago
    Vincenzo Nibali won the 101st edition of the Tour de France as he finished the final stage on the Champs-Elysees in Paris safely in the peloton.
    Kenya's refs pass Tanzania PET
    Tanzania | 2 days ago
    Kenya's four Fifa referees Tabitha Wambui, Agnetta Itubo, Andrew Juma and the experienced Sylvester Kirwa, who had all failed to make the cut in the Physical Endurance Test (PET) held in Machakos in May are back in the game after successfully taking part in the Tanzania exercise.
    Murdoch caps great first day for Scotland
    United Kingdom | 4 days ago
    Ross Murdoch capped a stunning first day of Commonwealth Games action for Scotland as the hosts secured four golds in the space of three hours.
    Renicks sisters claim golden double
    United Kingdom | 4 days ago
    Sisters Kimberley and Louise Renicks won Scotland's first gold medals of the Commonwealth Games with thrilling judo victories before a raucous home crowd.
    Farah out of Commonwealth Games
    United Kingdom | 4 days ago
    Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow after failing to recover from a recent illness.
    More on sport »
    more Entertainment news »
    Stakeholders to transform cotton farming
    Tanzania | 1 month ago
    As cotton farming continues facing challenges in the country, stakeholders of the sub-sector in the country recently resolved to promote cotton contract farming to address the challenges.
  • Stakeholders to transform cotton farming
  • Who pays for Michelle Obama's clothes?
    United States | 2 months ago
    In Africa, First Ladies are a privileged lot, who toss dresses in their shopping carts, before looking at the price tags. But in America, while Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has been a subject of endless public fascination, there are endless questions about who picks the bill, since she has no clothing allowance.
  • Who pays for Michelle Obama's clothes?
  • Somalia worst place to be a mother: charity
    Somalia | 3 months ago
    Somalia is the worst country on Earth to be a mother, according to a report published by Save the Children on Monday which calls for more action to protect mothers and children in crisis-hit areas.
  • Somalia worst place to be a mother: charity
  • 1st lady gets CV from girl with jobless dad
    United States | 3 months ago
    Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years. Then the girl popped up to hand the first lady his resume.
  • 1st lady gets CV from girl with jobless dad
  • Scientists get 'cure' for altitute headache
    Tanzania | 4 months ago
    By monitoring blood flow in the brains of six climbers scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, German medical researchers have identified a possible way to prevent the headaches that are a common feature of altitude sickness.
  • Scientists get 'cure' for altitute headache
  • more news Features »

    Advertise here

    Contact: adverts@pesatimes.com

    Advertise here

    Contact: adverts@pesatimes.com