Call for repeal of Newspaper Act to expand media freedom
As the review of the Tanzanian constitution draws closer, local civil society representatives and media practitioners call for the government to replace the 1976 Newspaper Act with a progressive media law that conforms to international human rights standards, in order to enhance press freedom and freedom of expression in the country.
MISA-Tan Praise for the Outgoing TBC Director
The National Governing Council of the Media Institute of Southern Africa, Tanzania Chapter (MISA-Tan) has lauded the Excutive Director of Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC) Tido Mhando for his good performance at the state broadcaster.
Journalists undergo training on internet
THE Media Institute of Southern Africa, Tanzania Chapter (MISA-TAN) in collaboration with VIKES (Finnish Foundation for Media and Development) is conducting a five-day 'Internet Training' for northern zone journalists.
Majority of Tanzanian newspapers go online
The Internet technology seems to pick up in Tanzania. Not long ago only few Tanzanian newspapers could be accessed online. But today, most of them have their own websites and others have utilized blog platform to publish online.
Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority justifies the closure of Radio SAUT FM in Mwanza
Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TRCA) has justified its move to close Radio SAUT FM in Mwanza region for allegedly interfering with aeronautical communications.