Articles tagged 'tanzania'

'Highlanders will bounce back' 14 January 2019 HARARE - After struggling to adjust to a new environment, Zimbabwean footballer Bruce Kangwa, pictured, now feels at home with Tanzanian giants Azam. Not many Zimbabwean footballers had made the move to Tanzania in the past but it all started to change in 2015 when former FC Platinum players D...
Zim man's undying love for Everton 28 May 2018 HARARE – Blue blood runs through Smart Bernard Mahosi's veins. But it's not the blue of Dynamos or the defunct Zimbabwe Saints that has him so obsessed. Mahosi is an ardent follower of English Premier League side Everton FC ever since he was a young boy. The 34-year-old now considers him...
Tanzania's Magufuli sacks officials for forgeting road budget 8 November 2017 DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzanian President John Magufuli has sacked two public officials after scolding one of them on live TV. He had asked the two municipal directors what their budget was for road construction in their districts. Neither could recall on the spot, and a few hours later both offi...
Tenga courts Chiyangwa 23 April 2017 HARARE - Tanzanian football leader Leodegar Tenga arrived in Harare yesterday to meet Zifa and Cosafa president Philip Chiyangwa ahead of next month's elections at the Fifa Congress in Bahrain. Tenga, who was accompanied to Harare by Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) president Jamal Malinzi, ...
Katsande praises Warriors' performance 15 November 2016 HARARE - Warriors captain Willard Katsande was impressed with his side's display in the victory against Tanzania in an international friendly match at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday. Kalisto Pasuwa's side ran out 3-0 winners over the Taifa Stars as they fine-tuned ahead of next year's A...
Warriors destroy Tanzania 15 November 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa is not reading too much into yesterday's 3-0 win over Tanzania in an international friendly match insisting his team still has a long way to go. The Warriors were using the game as part of preparations for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations(Afcon) to be held ...
We can do a Leicester - Nakamba 15 November 2016 HARARE - Hard work trumps talent. That's what Warriors midfielder Marvellous Nakamba is taking from Leicester City's incredible and improbable run to become champions of the English Premier League. Claudio Ranieri's side caused one of the biggest upsets in English football history when they...
Pasuwa not keen on friendly win 15 November 2016 HARARE - Warriors coach Kalisto Pasuwa's top priority is to see how his team is shaping up and will not be bothered by the outcome of this afternoon's international friendly against Tanzania at the National Sports Stadium. The Warriors face Taifa Stars to firm up preparations ahead of the 2017...
Warriors step up preps 11 November 2016 HARARE - The Warriors preparations for their international friendly match against Tanzania on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium will go into full swing today following the arrival of several foreign-based players called for duty. Kalisto Pasuwa has called in his strongest squad for the gam...
Billiat back in Warriors squad 9 November 2016 HARARE - Mamelodi Sundowns forward Khama Billiat makes a return into the Warriors fold after being included in a strong squad announced yesterday to face Tanzania in an international friendly match on Sunday at the National Sports Stadium. Billiat missed the Warriors' last Afcon qualifying mat...
Zifa, PSL on collision course 3 November 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) is on a collision course with the Premier Soccer League (PSL) after the association slated the Warriors' friendly international against Zambia the same day that the Chibuku Super Cup final is being held. Zifa president Philip Chiyangwa confirme...
Warriors date Zambia, Tanzania 1 November 2016 HARARE - The Warriors have lined up a friendly against Zambia and Tanzania in the build-up to the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) to be held in Gabon next January. Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) president Philip Chiyangwa confirmed that Kalisto Pasuwa's men will take on Chipolopolo th...
Tanzania president fires officials over 'fake' earthquake fund 29 September 2016 DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzania's president has sacked two senior officials for opening a fake account to siphon money from an earthquake fund, his office has said. An accountant had been suspended for being part of the plan to take money collected for earthquake victims, John Magufuli's office added...
Zim players flock to Tanzania 24 July 2016 HARARE - In the past, South Africa used to be the preferred destination for Zimbabwean footballers but in recent months Tanzania has slowly emerged as another option. Former FC Platinum duo of Donald Ngoma and Thabani Kamusoko started the trend when they signed for Dar es Salaam giants Youn...
Massive helium gas field discovered in Tanzania 28 June 2016 DAR ES SALAAM - Scientists have discovered a large helium gas field in Tanzania. With world supplies running out, the find is a "game-changer", say geologists at Durham and Oxford universities. Helium is used in hospitals in MRI scanners as well as in spacecraft, telescopes and radiation mo...
Tanzania 'cuts off 630,000' fake phones 17 June 2016 DAR ES SALAAM - About 630,000 counterfeit mobile phones have so far been disconnected in Tanzania, the telecom authority says. A government ban on using fake phones came into force at midnight, causing communication difficulties for those who owned them. Tanzania joined Cameroon, South Afri...
Air Zim returns to Dar es Salaam 6 June 2016 HARARE - National airline, Air Zimbabwe, on Saturday re-introduced its Harare-Dar es Salaam route after a seven-year absence. The parastatal's Flight UM438, operated with an Airbus A320, reached its destination at the Tanzania coast, with a full passenger load, the majority of whom participate...
Tanzania purges 10,000 'ghost workers' in anti-corruption drive 17 May 2016 DA ES SALAAM - Tanzania has removed more than 10,000 "ghost workers" from its public sector payroll in a crackdown on corruption. Payments to the non-existent employees had been costing the government more than $2m (£1.4m) a month, according to the prime minister's office. The authorities s...
Kamusoko, Ngoma help Yanga to league glory 12 May 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwean players Thabani Kamusoko and Donald Ngoma are on cloud nine after helping their Tanzanian club Young Africans to league glory. Yanga clinched the Ligi Kuu Bara — Tanzania's Premier League — at the weekend in swashbuckling style ahead of second-placed Azam and third-placed S...
Tanzania's President Magufuli 'to slash' civil servant salaries 30 March 2016 DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzanian President John Magufuli has promised to slash the salaries of senior civil servants, cutting the top wage threshold by almost two-thirds. He told supporters that it was shameful that some top officials were earning $18,000 (£13,000) a month, while others were paid as ...
US pulls Tanzanian aid over vote 29 March 2016 WASHINGTON - A US government aid agency has pulled $472m (£331m) of funding for a Tanzanian electricity project after criticising elections in Zanzibar. The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) said the vote "was neither inclusive nor representative". The October election for president of...
Tanzania's Magufuli authorises ghost workers elimination 16 March 2016 DAR ES SALAAM - President Magufuli has ordered the newly sworn in Region Commissioners (RCs) to make sure that they ensure the District commissioners and Municipal Directors are eliminating ghost workers within 15 days. He said the same should be done also in various government institutions by...
Mighty Warriors seek to finish off Tanzania 16 March 2016 HARARE - Mighty Warriors coach Shadreck Mlauzi says his team is ready to finish off Tanzania and progress to the next round of the 2016 Africa Women Championships (AWC) qualifiers. Zimbabwe face the Twiga Stars on Sunday at Rufaro Stadium carrying a 2-1 lead from the first leg and a draw will ...
Chiyangwa bails out Mighty Warriors 11 March 2016 HARARE - Enraged Mighty Warriors players yesterday again refused to train before besieging Zifa House in the capital to demand their outstanding bonuses from the association. The players only agreed to return to Zifa Village in Mt Hampden late last night after the intervention of Zifa presiden...
Mighty Warriors boycott training 10 March 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe senior women's football team yesterday failed to train as they protested against unpaid bonuses from the games they played against Cameroon and Tanzania. Zimbabwe is due to face Tanzania next week at Rufaro Stadium, in a crucial second leg qualifier of the Africa Women Cu...