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517.94bn/- to revamp power, road projects

517.94bn/- to revamp power, road projects

The government has received 517.94bn/- from the Swedish government for the rehabilitation of Hale hydropower plant in Tanga region and construction of the multinational Arusha-Holili/Taveta-Voi Road Project. Of the amount, 231bn/- is a grant provided by the Swedish government of which 202bn/- will contribute to economic growth and poverty reduction in the country while 29bn/- [&hellip

Dar water crisis to continue-Dawasco

Dar water crisis to continue-Dawasco

Dawasco Public Relation Manager, Irene Makene Dar es salaam Water and Sewerage Corporation (Dawasco) has warned that the city will continue to face shortage of the precious liquid as experts work to resolve the technical hitches. The Corporation’s Public Relations Manager, Irene Makene told The Guardian in an exclusive interview that the problem was at [&hellip

Dr Mengi: Grand corruption holding country back

Dr Mengi: Grand corruption holding country back

IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi, speaks at a dialogue on Taxation and Corruption in Dar es Salaam IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi has said that the nation will survive and thrive if it distances itself from grand corruption operators who are also linked with the illicit drug trafficking business. Dr Mengi was speaking [&hellip

Southampton sign Victor Wanyama

Southampton sign Victor Wanyama

Southampton have signed Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama for £12.5m. The 21-year-old, who joined Celtic from Belgian club Beerschot for £900,000 two years ago, has agreed a four-year-deal at St Mary’s. Kenya international Wanyama was the Scottish Premier League’s young player of the year last season and scored a header in the 2-1 Champions League win [&hellip

Gene therapy trial ‘cures children’

Gene therapy trial ‘cures children’

A disease which robs children of the ability to walk and talk has been cured by pioneering gene therapy to correct errors in their DNA, say doctors. The study, in the journal Science, showed the three patients were now going to school. A second study published at the same time has shown a similar therapy [&hellip

North Korea to hold military parade

North Korea to hold military parade

A report says a variety of missiles have been mobilized in North Korea in preparation for a huge military parade to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. According to a Friday report by South Korea’s Yonhap news agency, recent satellite imagery has showed that over 10,000 North Korean soldiers are [&hellip

2.5mn Syrian children’s education at risk

2.5mn Syrian children’s education at risk

About 22 percent of Syrian schools have been destroyed or badly damaged in over two years of unrest, jeopardizing the education of 2.5 million children, Save the Children aid agency has said. Over the past year, the Syrian crisis contributed to a dramatic rise in the number of violent incidents affecting children’s education worldwide, the [&hellip

Microsoft helping US in spying program

Microsoft helping US in spying program

New leaks by American whistleblower Edward Snowden show that Microsoft cooperated with the United States to give the National Security Agency access to the internet giant’s encrypted data. The Guardian reported the top secret documents show that Microsoft gave the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the NSA access to Skype video calls, Outlook and Hotmail [&hellip

Srebrenica massacre victims reburied

Srebrenica massacre victims reburied

Tens of thousands of mourners have convened in Bosnia to rebury 409 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre whose remains have been newly identified. The ceremony was held on Thursday, on the 18th anniversary of the massacre. There were 44 boys, aged between 14 and 18, and a baby girl among the victims identified. Reports [&hellip

Brazil’s workers hold nationwide demos

Brazil’s workers hold nationwide demos

Thousands of Brazilians have staged demonstrations across the country in a day of industrial action, calling for improvement and change in their job conditions. On Thursday, Brazil’s biggest trade union federations called for a nationwide strike on the “National Day of Struggle” to protest work conditions and call for more constructive measures to curb runaway [&hellip