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Year 2012: EAC gets new home and first woman Speaker

Year 2012: EAC gets new home and first woman Speaker

Year 2012: EAC gets new home and first woman Speaker By East african News agency 6th January 2013   The year 2012 witnessed a number of delays in the East African Community integration process, including implementation of the monetary union which was pushed to November 2013.  Other significant achievements were however in abundance. EAC gets [&hellip

Russian warships gathering off Syria waters to deter West: Report

Russian warships gathering off Syria waters to deter West: Report

Russian warships gathering off Syria waters to deter West: Report Russian Black Sea Navy ships are pictured in Sevastopol bay on July 28, 2011. Sun Jan 6, 2013 6:23AM GMT Russian warships are being deployed off the Syrian coast in the Mediterranean Sea to deter any military intervention by the Western states in the Arab [&hellip

EAC zone: Performance improved in 2012 despite obstacles

EAC zone: Performance improved in 2012 despite obstacles

EAC zone: Performance improved in 2012 despite obstacles By East african News agency 6th January 2013 East African economies continued to perform well in 2012 despite daunting challenges. All of the region’s economies experienced strong growth, riding on the back of regional integration efforts of the East African Community. According to the East Africa Quarterly [&hellip

Patriot missiles in Turkey meant to protect Israel: Iran

Patriot missiles in Turkey meant to protect Israel: Iran

Patriot missiles in Turkey meant to protect Israel: Iran A Patriot missile system (file photo) Sun Jan 6, 2013 4:10AM GMT Iran, however, believes that Western countries and the NATO have deployed the system in Turkey with the aim of supporting the Zionist regime so that in case of an Israeli military adventurism against Iran [&hellip

JK to launch four road projects

JK to launch four road projects

JK to launch four road projects By Guardian on sunday correspondent 6th January 2013 President Jakaya Kikwete President Jakaya Kikwete is from tomorrow expected to inaugurate four road projects in Tabora region. According to a statement issued yesterday by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Works, Herbert Mrango, the President is expected to inaugurate [&hellip

Syria conflict between nation, enemies: President Assad

Syria conflict between nation, enemies: President Assad

Syria conflict between nation, enemies: President Assad Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Sun Jan 6, 2013 11:11AM Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says the ongoing conflict in his country is not between the state and opposition but between the nation and its enemies. In a key speech on the situation in the country, Assad said on Sunday [&hellip

Bulletproof Vests Made For Schoolchildren

Bulletproof Vests Made For Schoolchildren

Bulletproof vests and a range of protective wear have been designed for children in the wake of the Connecticut school shooting. Miguel Caballero, a Colombian bulletproof vest and clothing company, unveiled the line after numerous calls from “scared” parents in the US who were worried about taking their children to school after the massacre. President [&hellip

Chavez ‘can rule without oath’

Chavez ‘can rule without oath’

The Venezuelan government has said President Hugo Chavez can begin his new six-year term in office on Thursday, even if he is too ill to attend a swearing-in ceremony. Vice-President Nicolas Maduro said the Supreme Court could swear in Mr Chavez at a later date. He dismissed opposition calls for new elections should Mr Chavez [&hellip

Hassanoo case adjourned to Jan 16

Hassanoo case adjourned to Jan 16

Hassan Othman `Hassanoo` Coast Regional Football Association (COREFA) chairman Hassan Othman ‘Hassanoo’ and five others, who are allegedly linked with involvement of ivory trade, have their case adjourned to January 16, this year by the Kisutu Resident Magistrate Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday. The prosecution led by State Attorney Aidah Kisumo informed the resident [&hellip

JK meets UN military adviser on M23 problem

JK meets UN military adviser on M23 problem

President Jakaya met the United Nations (UN) military advisor Lieutenant General Babacar Gaye at the State House for talks. The talks focused on the state of affairs in the eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo where M 23 rebels are waging war against the Kinshasa administration. President Kikwete briefed the UN military advisor [&hellip