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30 touts arrested at Ubungo Bus Terminal

30 touts arrested at Ubungo Bus Terminal

Ubungo Bus Terminal Only a day after Dar es Salaam City Council and Tanzania Bus Owners Association were blamed for failing to take stern measures against the chronic problem of touts, city militia yesterday embarked on an operation which saw at least 30 touts arrested. Speaking on behalf of Taboa Secretary General, Rajabu Kasim, a [&hellip

Inefficient Dar port services costs govt 2.9trn/-

Inefficient Dar port services costs govt 2.9trn/-

Transport minister Dr Harrison Mwakyembe speaks at launch of World Bank’s economic update on Tanzania held in Dar es Salaam. The World Bank report on Tanzania Economic Update released indicates that the country loses US$1.8bn (equivalent to 2.9trn/-) annually due to inefficient services at Dar es Salaam port. The latest third report by the government [&hellip

Xbox One Console Unveiled By Microsoft

Xbox One Console Unveiled By Microsoft

Microsoft has debuted its new Xbox One, announcing the company’s first gaming console in eight years will come with exclusive video and software content. The Redmond, Washington-based software maker says with its ability to flip between games, television movies and other entertainment,  the new console will satisfy all of a household’s media needs. One highlight [&hellip

Abducted Egyptian security forces released

Abducted Egyptian security forces released

The security forces were abducted on May 16, near el-Arish, the capital of the North Sinai Governorate. Seven Egyptian security officers who had been abducted by suspected militants in Sinai have been released, the country’s army says. The security forces who were on their way to the Egyptian capital, Cairo, were abducted on May 16, [&hellip

French man kills self inside Notre Dame

French man kills self inside Notre Dame

French police barricade the entrance to Paris Notre Dame Cathedral after the suicide on May 21, 2013. A French man has committed suicide inside Paris’ landmark Notre Dame Cathedral in protest at what he called the decay of the Western society. Police confirmed that Dominique Venner, an award-winning essayist, shot himself in front of the [&hellip

IMF chief set to testify at fraud probe

IMF chief set to testify at fraud probe

The chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)  Christine Lagarde, is set to testify before court in a corruption probe into her alleged role in a 400 million-euro scam while she was France’s finance minister. Christine Lagarde will appear before the Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR) on Wednesday to explain her actions that [&hellip

Chileans hurl firebombs outside Cong.

Chileans hurl firebombs outside Cong.

Demonstrators clash with riot police in the surroundings of the Congress, while Chilean President Pinera delivers his annual message to the nation on May 21, 2013. Protesters say the education system is deeply unfair, as middle-class students have access to the best schooling in Latin American country, while the less privileged people have to be [&hellip

Syrian premier says victory is nearing

Syrian premier says victory is nearing

Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi has lauded the army’s achievements in its fight against the militants operating in the country, saying that “victory is nearing.” Halqi made the remarks on Tuesday in the capital, Damascus, during a regular cabinet meeting, the official Syrian news agency, SANA, reported. The Syrian prime minister stated that the “army’s [&hellip

Mrisho Ngasa rejoins Yanga

Mrisho Ngasa rejoins Yanga

Mrisho Ngasa and Young Africans secretary general Lawrence Mwalusako display a jersey bearing Ngasa’s name when the player announced move to rejoin Yanga in Dar es Salaam. Mrisho Ngasa categorically announced his move to rejoin newly crowned Mainland premier soccer league champions Young Africans in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Ngasa, who featured for Yanga’s archrivals [&hellip

JK lauds Anglican Church for national development input

JK lauds Anglican Church for national development input

 President Jakaya Kikwete has commended contribution of the Anglican Church in the development of the country specifically in education, health and other areas saying the endevours have helped to empower wananchi. He made the remark on Saturday in Dodoma when he met and talked with the World Anglican leader, Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Portal Welby. [&hellip