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UN human rights resolution politically-motivated: Iran

UN human rights resolution politically-motivated: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected as politically-motivated and spiteful a recent UN General Assembly resolution on the situation of human rights in Iran. “The Islamic Republic of Iran condemns such resolutions, which are endorsed against the Islamic Republic of Iran in an unrealistic manner and based on the double standards of Western [&hellip

Trump can only make America great again by war and aggression

Trump can only make America great again by war and aggression

The only way for US President-elect Donald Trump to “make America great again” is to either accept the United States’ “place within the emerging multipower world or impose its will by war and aggression, according to Professor Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs. “How is one to [&hellip

Bill coming for graduate doctors to work in govt hospitals for 2 years

Bill coming for graduate doctors to work in govt hospitals for 2 years

ROSE ATHUMANI 20 DECEMBER 2016 GOVERNMENT plans to table a Bill in Parliament next year that would require graduate doctors to work at government health facilities for at least two years. Another Bill slated for 2017 will mandate all Tanzanians to join the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIF) and recognize legally all special groups who [&hellip

Magufuli picks 7 board chairs, DCs, DEDs

Magufuli picks 7 board chairs, DCs, DEDs

PRESIDENT John Magufuli has appointed chairpersons for seven boards of directors of government institutions, two District Commissioners (DCs) and three directors for district council. Meanwhile, President Magufuli has also appointed the Chairman of the National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC) and one member for the National Business Council. Statement issued yesterday by the Directorate of Presidential [&hellip

Muslim body earns praise for provision of social services

Muslim body earns praise for provision of social services

DAILY NEWS REPORTER 20 DECEMBER 2016 PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has lavished praise to the Institute of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania for providing assistance to social services such as education, health and clean and safe water. He gave the praise when leaders of the institute called on him recently in Dodoma. He said the [&hellip

Ten districts acquire modern court buildings

Ten districts acquire modern court buildings

PETI SIYAME IN SUMBAWANGA 20 DECEMBER 2016 CHIEF Justice Mohamed Chande Othman said here that the 12.3bn/- given to the judiciary by President John Magufuli for building and rehabilitating courts has enabled ten districts to have modern buildings. The Chief Justice revealed this when he met Rukwa Regional Commissioner (RC) Zelothe Steven and when he [&hellip

Majority want Electoral College to delay vote over Russia hack

Majority want Electoral College to delay vote over Russia hack

A majority of American voters want the Electoral College to delay the December 19 vote until electors can be briefed on Russia’s alleged interference in the presidential election, according to a new poll. The survey, conducted by YouGov, found that 52 percent of voters favored the vote to be delayed. Also 46 percent of respondents [&hellip

District, regional leaders get new ultimatum on school desk shortages

District, regional leaders get new ultimatum on school desk shortages

DISTRICT leaders have been given two-week ultimatum to address the shortages of school desks in their respective areas or risk losing their jobs. The government has also directed all district and regional executives to have in place sufficient classrooms to accommodate all students selected to join secondary education next month. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa issued [&hellip

136 foreign companies invest 21trn/- in the country

136 foreign companies invest 21trn/- in the country

THE country has earned some USD10bn/- from a total of 136 foreign companies which registered and invested in the country in the past one year. That was said here yesterday by the Tanzania Investment Center (TIC) Acting Director, Mr Clifford Tarimo when he was speaking to investors of the Lake Zone in a meeting held [&hellip

Middle East crises plot against Muslims: President Rouhani

Middle East crises plot against Muslims: President Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has warned about fresh crises in the Middle East, urging Muslims to reinforce their convergence as the only way to save the Muslim world. President Rouhani made the remarks in an address to a number of state officials and diplomatic representatives of Muslim countries as well as participants at an international unity [&hellip