EXCLUSIVE: How EC’s Ugx 17b [US $4.5] WareHouse BID Triggered M7 to FIRE Top Leadership

By FRANKLIN DRAKU, In Summary Electoral Commission (EC) officials were fired on Tuesday amid on-going investigation into accusations of corruption. We look at the inside story of what transpired over the Shs17b warehouse deal. The Electoral Commission (EC) has been in the spotlight on account that it blew up Shs17 billion in hiring a warehouse for storage of its election materials. Documents seen by this newspaper indicate that the EC had initially planned to spend Shs6b to procure a warehouse and office space of up to 8,000 square metres on…

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OCTOGENARIAN Former Tanzania President Benjamin MKAPA has DIED

By DailyNewsUG Regional News Correspondent, Former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa has died. According to President Magufuli, the former leader had been ailing and admitted to a hospital in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam. As citizen news website reports Announcing the sad news on Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) July 24, President Magufuli said Mr. Mkapa died at a Dar eS Salaam Hospital where he was admitted.“Mzee Benjamin William Mkapa the third President of Tanzania has died at a Dar es Salaamthe hospital where he was admitted” announced President Magufuli. “I…

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