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Lorenzo’s Oil inventor Odone dies

Lorenzo’s Oil inventor Odone dies

Augusto Odone, who rejected medical opinion and created an oil to save the life of his son Lorenzo has died. The former World Bank economist died in Italy aged 80, said his family. Augusto Odone taught himself enough science to invent a treatment for his six-year-old son after he was diagnosed with a neurological disease [&hellip

Women gain as gender gap ‘narrows’

Women gain as gender gap ‘narrows’

The gap between men and women has narrowed slightly in the past year in most countries, according to a World Economic Forum (WEF) report. Iceland, Finland and Norway top the list of 136 nations, based on political participation, economic equality and rights like education and health. The Middle East and North Africa were the only [&hellip

Powerful quake strikes off Japan coast

Powerful quake strikes off Japan coast

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale has struck off the eastern coast of Japan, causing no damage. The quake took place off the coast of Honshu, 375 kilometers (233 miles) east of Fukushima, at 2:10 a.m. local time on Saturday (1710 GMT on Friday). After the quake, tsunami alerts were issued in [&hellip

Saudi women to continue defying ban

Saudi women to continue defying ban

Women in Saudi Arabia have canceled a driving campaign planned for Saturday to protest a medieval ban on driving by women in the Arab country, announcing an “open campaign” instead. The Saudi women, who had originally planned a “drive-in” on Saturday, canceled it after Saudi authorities threatened many of them with legal action but announced [&hellip

‘UN ban futile against illicit diamonds’

‘UN ban futile against illicit diamonds’

UN experts say an eight-year-old embargo on the Ivory Coast has failed to stop the criminal trafficking of diamonds out of the country. The UN Group of Experts, which monitors compliance with the Ivory Coast sanctions regime, said in a recent report to the Security Council that Ivorian authorities are “consistently failing to address the [&hellip

US military seeks new stealth bombers

US military seeks new stealth bombers

Two giant American firms Boeing and Lockheed Martin are to cooperate on a new long-range bomber project for the US Air Force as the military is seeking to replace its aging bomber fleet. The companies said in a statement on Friday that Boeing would be the prime contractor and Lockheed would be its primary subcontractor. [&hellip

German spooks heading to Washington

German spooks heading to Washington

German intelligence chiefs will visit Washington soon to launch a probe into recent allegations that the US National Security Agency (NSA) has snooped on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a government spokesperson says. Georg Streiter said on Friday that the heads of Germany’s foreign and domestic intelligence would hold meetings with the officials from the White [&hellip

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Watch a brand new episode of Health in Perspective with Doctor Amyn Alidina from Aga Khan Hospital as he discusses Breast Cancer with our host / producer Sister Fatema Zahra Ali Dhirani at 22:00 hrs

De Angelis visits centres for disabled

De Angelis visits centres for disabled

Italian hand-bike rider Norberto De Angelis is still enduring his 720 kilometre challenge trek while visiting to disability organisations along the route to Dar es Salaam. His dedication shows how inspiring De Angelis’s efforts are to people with disabilities in Tanzania. From Njombe De Angelis continues his long journey towards Dar to bring a message [&hellip

Large oil deposits found in Morogoro

Large oil deposits found in Morogoro

Gas explorations in the districts of Kilosa-Kilombero in Morogoro Region have indicated potential presence of very large structural traps according to research conducted by Swala Oil and Gas Tanzania Limited. Swala Company Chief Executive Officer, Dr David Ridge made the announcement recently in Dar es Salaam when giving a briefing update of the 2D seismic [&hellip