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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

Minister promises support for people with sight disability

Minister promises support for people with sight disability

  Dr Husein Mwinyi The Government will provide learning facilities for visually impaired people, the Minister for Health and Social Welfare Dr Husein Mwinyi promised at the climax of the international day  of Braille writing cerebrated at national level in Dar es Salaam in yesterday. Before the minister gave a pledge, he received a statement [&hellip

Muqtada al-Sadr calls for unity in Iraq, end to divisions

Muqtada al-Sadr calls for unity in Iraq, end to divisions

Muqtada al-Sadr calls for unity in Iraq, end to divisions The influential Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has called for unity among all people and an end to divisions among religious sects and ethnicities in the Arab country.  (Ahlul Bayt News Agency) – Sadr, who heads a powerful bloc in the Iraqi parliament, also attended [&hellip

25 missing as boat capsizes

25 missing as boat capsizes

Issa Machibya About 25 passengers on board a boat off Lake Tanganyika in Kigoma have not been accounted for after their boat capsized in Lake Tanganyika. The accident occurred yesterday at Herembe village in Uvinza district. Reports by villagers at the scene indicate that more than 60 passengers were rescued while 25 are nowhere to [&hellip

2 TV digital boosters to be constructed

2 TV digital boosters to be constructed

StarTimes Sales Manager, David Kisaka Almost five days after the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) started switching off analogue TV broadcasting, one digital TV service provider has said it is planning to add two digital TV stations in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. StarTimes, the digital TV service provider, a  joint venture between Tanzania Broadcasting [&hellip

Iran ranks 17th in science production

Iran ranks 17th in science production

Iran ranked 17th in terms of science production in the world in 2012, according to the latest statistics released by the Scopus database. The Islamic Republic of Iran ranked 17th in terms of science production in the world in 2012, according to the latest statistics released by the Scopus database. According to the statistics, Iran [&hellip