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New vehicle tracking system ready soon

New vehicle tracking system ready soon

Traffic Police Chief, Mohammed Mpinga The government is at an advanced stage in establishing a new vehicle tracking system in a move to minimise deaths and injuries that occur due to road crashes. This is after the earlier proposed system was rejected by transporters late last year. It is understood that technology caused driver distraction, [&hellip

Public access to information on mining sector very limited’

Public access to information on mining sector very limited’

Members of the public are given very limited opportunity to scrutinise the country’s mineral industry despite the introduction of new audit mechanisms. According to the 2013 Resource Governance Index report by the Revenue Watch Institute released in Dar es Salaam yesterday despite the new audit requirements and policies aimed at reducing corruption, the government does [&hellip

8 bidders vie for Dar commuter train services project

8 bidders vie for Dar commuter train services project

Eight bidders have shown interest in investing in Dar es Salaam commuter train services and would submit their proposals later this month, Parliament was informed, Transport minister Dr Harrison Mwakyembe said that the move is aimed at ensuring the city provides quality services to the public. “We want to improve service delivery. The investor will [&hellip

Palestinian Nakba: The Young Will Never Forget

Palestinian Nakba: The Young Will Never Forget

Palestinian Nakba: The Young Will Never Forget May 15 2013 / 7:56 pm The Nakba must not be assigned to the shelves of history. By Ramzy Baroud Many Palestinians remember and reference al-Nakba, also known as the Catastrophe, on May 15 every year. The event marks the expulsion of nearly a million Palestinians, while their [&hellip

Rooney orLampard to captain England

Rooney orLampard to captain England

Wayne Rooney or Frank Lampard will captain England in their next two games unless Ashley Cole agrees to lead the side in recognition of his 100th cap. Regular skipper Steven Gerrard misses the games against Republic of Ireland and Brazil with a shoulder injury. “Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney are captains-elect,” said England manager Roy [&hellip

Turkish protesters blame government for blasts

Turkish protesters blame government for blasts

Turkish protesters blame government for blasts Relatives cry as pallbearers carry the coffin of Fehmi Karaca, 69, a shop owner killed in Saturday’s bombings, for burial in Reyhanli, Turkey, Sunday, May 12, 2013. Thu May 16, 2013 10:20PM GMT 8 19 11 Related Interviews: ‘Syria unrest may spill over into Turkey’ Hundreds of Turkish citizens [&hellip

David Beckham to retire from football

David Beckham to retire from football

David Beckham is to retire from football at the end of this season after an illustrious 20-year career. The former England captain made 115 appearances for his country and 394 for Manchester United, winning six Premier League titles and the Champions League. Beckham, 38, signed a five-month deal at Paris St-Germain in January. “I’m thankful [&hellip

Gazans mark Nakba Day

Gazans mark Nakba Day

Gazans mark Nakba Day   Thu May 16, 2013 4:46AM GMT Ashraf Shannon, Press TV, Gaza Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip are marking Nakba Day, also known as the Day of Catastrophe. This is the day Zionist gangs ethnically cleansed and forced Palestinians into exile when Israel was created in 1948. Palestinian refugees in [&hellip

Retirement ‘harmful to health’

Retirement ‘harmful to health’

Retirement has a detrimental impact on mental and physical health,  a new study had found. The study, published by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), a think tank, found that retirement results in a “drastic decline in health” in the medium and long term. The IEA said the study suggests people should work for longer [&hellip

Man shoots self at Paris primary school

Man shoots self at Paris primary school

Police officers in Paris stand guard at the entrance to La Rochefoucauld School, where a man committed suicide in front of a group so pupils on May 16, 2013. A middle-aged man has shot himself to death in front of a group of children at a primary school in the French capital, Paris. The top [&hellip