DAR ES SALAAM, (Xinhua) --
Tanzanian Chief Justice Mohamed Chande Othman
said Monday the judiciary has set aside 120 million U.S. dollars
for making administration of justice more efficient and
“As part of the
modernization program, the judiciary will introduce a new
training course for court stenographers along with the provision
of online services,” he told a news conference in the East
African nation’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam.
Justice Othman said
the five-year Judicial Modernization and Justice Service
Delivery Program was aimed at improving efficiency and
transparency of courts in the country, the second largest
economy in East Africa.
He said the program
will be officially launched in Kibaha district on Wednesday by
Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on behalf of President John
introduction of online services people will be able to file
cases through the internet and follow proceedings through the
same,” said the Chief Justice.
He said the newly
established anti-corruption and economic crime court has also
been lined up for modernization to speed up hearing of cases and
He said judges
tasked to anti-corruption cases should ensure that case
proceedings were conducted within 30 days.
court is the brainchild of President Magufuli, who announced the
establishment of the court soon after he took power.