Miss South Africa wins 2019 Miss Universe crown

Atlanta. Miss South Africa was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta after a lavish ceremony filled with glitter and heartfelt speeches about female empowerment.Zozibini Tunzi, 26, finished first ahead of the Puerto Rican and Mexican finalists in a flashy televised event, hosted by American comic turned TV personality Steve…

Confirmed: Tanzania’s dollar millionaire Ali Mufuruki succumbed to Pneumonia

By Asna Kaniki @TheCitizenTZ news@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam. Tanzania’s dollar millionaire, who passed on on Saturday night, succumbed to pneumonia, a family friend said on Sunday, December 08, 2019.Mr Gilman Kasiga told journalists at the deceased’s home at Dar es Salaam’s Kunduchi Beach suburb that Mr Mufuruki succumbed to pneumonia.Mr Kasiga,…

Tanzanian dollar millionaire Ali Mufuruki dies in South Africa

By The Citizen Reporter @TheCitizenTZ news@tz.nationmedia.comDar es Salaam. One of Tanzania’s dollar millionaires and chairman for Infotech Investment Group, Ali Mufuruki, is no more.Mr Mufuruki, who founded CEO Roundtable of Tanzania (CEOrt) and Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) East Africa died on Saturday night at Montnigside Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa,…

Giving land ownership to women

By Salome GregoryGone are the days when women in our communities were left out when it came to making decisions at different stages in life.These included decisions on owning property, and the right to air their concerns in their communities.Efforts by human rights activists are changing all that. This is…

Tanzania at 58: the economy in two major U-turns

Every December 9, Tanzania celebrates its political independence day. In 2019, the then Tanganyika, now Tanzania, turns 58.In this article, the author argues and documents that Tanzania has seen two major U-turns in its economy in the past 58 years. The U-turns separate three different epochs.Each of the U-turns brought…

EDITORIAL: Tanzania excels in U-16 COPA

Tanzania’s U-16 Copa Coca-Cola soccer team won the Africa Cup of Nations title in the final match played at the Mpesa Foundation Academy grounds in Thika, Kenya, on Thursday - winning 6-2 against Zimbabwe.Tanzania’s striker Paul Nyerere also won the ‘Golden Boot Award’ in the competition.The team’s journey to the…