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Aga Khan to open 30 outreach centres throughout Tanzania

Aga Khan to open 30 outreach centres throughout Tanzania

In a bid to support government efforts in improving health and sending services close to wananchi, the Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania (AKHST) plans to open over 30 outreach centres and as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the hospital will set up free camps for cancer screening, diabetes, blood pressure and kidney ailments. The [&hellip

JK congratulates Queen of Denmark

JK congratulates Queen of Denmark

President Jakaya Kikwete has congratulated Queen Margrethe II of Denmark who turned 74 yesterday. In a statement from the Directorate of Presidential Communication circulated to the media yesterday, the president described relations between Tanzania and Denmark as excellent. “It is my pleasure on behalf of the people and the government of the United Republic of [&hellip

TMA: Pemba, Tanga set for heavy rains this week

TMA: Pemba, Tanga set for heavy rains this week

Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has issued an alert for heavy rains in the next two days in Pemba Island and Tanga Region. However Dar es Salaam and Coast regions will only experience normal rains, according to agency. According to TMA, Tanga and Pemba are currently in the rain season but will experience heavy rains on [&hellip

Bale brilliance wins Copa

Bale brilliance wins Copa

Gareth Bale’s brilliant individual effort five minutes from time gave Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final. With Tuesday night’s match in Valencia looking like going into extra-time, Bale broke and beat the challenge of Marc Bartra before poking the ball past Jose Manuel Pinto to win the game [&hellip

Eyes on skies for better Internet access

Eyes on skies for better Internet access

Tech giants are attempting at transmitting Internet signals to remote parts of the world using aircraft deployed in atmospheric space. The course of action could draw upon drones, satellites, high-altitude balloons, blimps or other flying machines. With this end in sight, Google acquired Titan Aerospace this week, a maker of solar-powered drones. Titan’s drones are [&hellip

Brazilians hold demo against World Cup

Brazilians hold demo against World Cup

Brazilians have once again taken to the streets to protest against hosting the upcoming FIFA World Cup event scheduled to begin in June while poverty remains a major problem in the country. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in the Brazilian largest city of Sao Paulo on Tuesday to show their anger against the South American country’s [&hellip

Sub completes first search for MH370

Sub completes first search for MH370

A mini-submarine searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane has completed its first full mission at the third attempt. Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said in an emailed statement on Thursday that the Bluefin-21 has now searched 90 square kilometers (35 square miles) of Indian Ocean floor in its three missions. “Overnight Bluefin-21 AUV [&hellip

Scotland Yes-No vote gap narrowing

Scotland Yes-No vote gap narrowing

A new poll shows that the gap between the Yes and the No vote in an upcoming referendum on Scotland’s independence from the UK is tightening. According to the survey, commissioned by pollsters TNS and released on Wednesday, the lead held by the No vote has shrunk from 19 percent in September 2013 to 12 [&hellip

Nine dead in South Korea ferry tragedy

Nine dead in South Korea ferry tragedy

Nine people have been found dead after a passenger ship capsized in waters off South Korea’s southwest coast, according to local media reports. Yonhap News Agency said on Thursday that a total of nine people, including a crew member, five high school students, two teachers and a passenger, were confirmed dead at around 11:00 a.m. [&hellip

’1mn South Sudanese may face famine

’1mn South Sudanese may face famine

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has warned that more than one million people are at the risk of famine in the conflict-torn South Sudan. “Without immediate action, up to a million people could face famine in a matter of months,” Ban told reporters on Wednesday before meeting with Kristalina Georgieva, the European Union’s commissioner responsible [&hellip