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Kilimanjaro Stars encounter Zambia

Kilimanjaro Stars encounter Zambia

Three times winners Kilimanjaro Stars get down to business in pursuit of fourth title as they encounter invitees Zambia in a Group B match of the Senior Challenge Cup at the Machakos Stadium this afternoon. The Mainland team arrived here safely on Monday and today’s tie is so crucial to weight quarterfinal progression. Head coach [&hellip

DRC, Burundi and Tz discuss air, rail, water links

DRC, Burundi and Tz discuss air, rail, water links

Samuel Sitta, Tanzania’s Minister for East African Cooperation Tanzania, Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo have agreed to link road, railway, air and water transport at a meeting here yesterday. The meeting brought together Tanzania’s Minister for East African Cooperation, Samuel Sitta and his Burundi counterpart, Leontine Nzeyimana and South Kivu’s minister of Transport in [&hellip

TCRA to embark on second phase national digital switch

TCRA to embark on second phase national digital switch

TCRA Director General, Prof John Nkoma The second phase of the national digital switch from analogue Terrestrial Broadcasting is now at hand and will cover most all the remaining regions after Dar es Salaam inaugurated the move on December 31, 2012 ahead of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) deadline June 17, 2015. In that first [&hellip

PM orders urban planners to change style of work

PM orders urban planners to change style of work

Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda has directed town planners to change the way they discharge their duties to avoid plunging urban centres into a mess come 2050. Speaking during the first conference for town planners recognised by Town Planners’ Registration Board in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Pinda said the professionals project a very poor image before [&hellip

Dismay over poor security for students with albinism

Dismay over poor security for students with albinism

Under The Same Sun founder and president Peter Hash of Canada briefs journalists in Dar es Salaam on his recent visit to schools in Rukwa and Iringa regions where children with albinism study. Referring to a commitment the government made mid this month the Education and Vocational Training Deputy Minister, Philipo Mulugo,in which he said [&hellip

Diplodocus Dinosaur bones sell for £400,000

Diplodocus Dinosaur bones sell for £400,000

A diplodocus skeleton has been sold at auction for £400,000 ($652,000). The 17m-long (56ft) dinosaur was found in a quarry in Wyoming, US, and then assembled in Rotterdam. It is thought to be one of only six relatively complete specimens in the world. An undisclosed institution bought the skeleton, which auction officials said would be [&hellip

Berlusconi expelled from parliament

Berlusconi expelled from parliament

​The Italian Senate has voted to expel ex-Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi from parliament with immediate effect over his conviction for tax fraud. Berlusconi, who has dominated politics for 20 years, could now face arrest over other criminal cases as he has lost his immunity from prosecution. He told supporters in Rome it was a “day [&hellip

Latvia PM resigns over deadly collapse

Latvia PM resigns over deadly collapse

Latvia’s Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has resigned, taking “political responsibility” for the collapse of a supermarket roof that left 54 people dead. Dombrovskis’ announcement came on Wednesday after a meeting with the country’s president, Andris Berzins. “Considering the tragedy and all related circumstances…a new government is needed that has the clear support of parliament,” said [&hellip

France evicts 800 Roma immigrants

France evicts 800 Roma immigrants

French authorities have evicted some 800 Roma immigrants from a campground in northern France, as the controversial treatment of the Roma population in the European country continues. Around 300 police forces attacked the Roma camp in Saint-Ouen in the northern suburbs of Paris early on Wednesday, forcing hundreds of Roma people, including women and children, [&hellip

Egypt tensions high over anti-protest law

Egypt tensions high over anti-protest law

Tensions are still running high in Egypt as Cairo sentences 21 girls to 11 years in jail each, while arresting 17 mosque imams in Gharbeyah over what they call incitement against the military. The misdemeanors court in Alexandria handed down 11-year sentences to 21 female demonstrators for their role in anti-government protests, al-Shorouk reported on [&hellip