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Mwanza clinch ARS soccer title

Mwanza clinch ARS soccer title

Mwanza boys have emerged national Airtel Rising Stars champions after beating Morogoro 1-0 in a tough but exciting final played at the Karume Memorial Stadium in Dar es Salaam. over the weekend. The girls champions trophy won by Kinondoni following their 1-0 victory over Ilala. The lone goal that elevated Mwanza to the podium of [&hellip

MCT: 1976 Newspaper Act killing democracy

MCT: 1976 Newspaper Act killing democracy

Kajubi Mukajanga, Secretary General for the Media Council of Tanzania (MCT) Media stakeholders are urging the government to heed advice issued by the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) when it recently called on the government to scrap out the Newspaper Act of 1976 on account that it suppresses freedom of media and kills democracy. [&hellip

Dar Port invests 16bn/- to increase efficiency

Dar Port invests 16bn/- to increase efficiency

Phares Magesa, TPA acting Director of Information and Communication Technology Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) is investing 10 million US dollars (over 16bn/-) to install the Electronic Single Window System that envisages integrating the operations of all port stakeholders. According to TPA acting Director of Information and Communication Technology Phares Magesa, the envisaged system seeks to [&hellip

FDI flow to Tanzania drops

FDI flow to Tanzania drops

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Tanzania has given way to Uganda as the top investment destination in East Africa, the latest World Investment report indicates. The 2013 United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) World Investment Report shows that Tanzania which has been the leading recipient of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) [&hellip

5 killed, 1 injured in mine accident

5 killed, 1 injured in mine accident

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center (KCMC) Five people have been confirmed dead and one severely injured in an accident at a tanzanite mine on Saturday night at Mererani in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region. Police in Manyara have confirmed the accident, saying the incident occurred after the quarry collapsed while small scale miners were busy working underground. [&hellip

Contact lenses bestow telescopic vision

Contact lenses bestow telescopic vision

Researchers have created contact lenses which, when paired with special spectacles, bestow telescopic vision on their wearers. The contact-lens-and-spectacles combination magnifies scene details by 2.8 times. Polarising filters in the spectacles allow wearers to switch between normal and telescopic vision. The telescopic sight system has been developed to help people suffering age-related blindness. Age-related macular [&hellip

Murray: Winning Wimbledon is ‘pinnacle of tennis’

Murray: Winning Wimbledon is ‘pinnacle of tennis’

Andy Murray said winning Wimbledon and ending Britain’s 77-year wait for a men’s champion was the “pinnacle of tennis”. The 26-year-old Scot converted his fourth championship point to beat top seed Novak Djokovic 6-4 7-5 6-4 in what Murray described as a brutal match. “Winning Wimbledon, I can’t get my head around that. I still [&hellip

Canada train blast: 5 dead, 40 missing

Canada train blast: 5 dead, 40 missing

The photo shows a major fire which broke out after an oil-laden freight train derailed and exploded in Canada’s Quebec province on July 6, 2013. A freight train loaded with oil has gone off the track in Canada’s Quebec province, leaving at least five people dead and around 40 missing. “Two more people have been [&hellip

34 pro-Morsi protesters killed in Cairo

34 pro-Morsi protesters killed in Cairo

Supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and Muslim Brotherhood members gather during a demonstration at Raba al-Adwyia Mosque in Nasr City, Cairo, on July 7, 2013. At least 34 supporters of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi have been killed by the security forces during protests in the capital, Cairo, medical sources say. Egypt’s Muslim [&hellip

Germany cautions EU over US spying

Germany cautions EU over US spying

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that Europe should push ahead with free-trade negotiations with the United States while it must not forget concerns about the US secret surveillance on Europe. The remarks came ahead of the new round of talks to begin on Monday in Washington aimed at creating the world’s largest free-trade zone [&hellip