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China summons Japan ambassador over

China summons Japan ambassador over

Japan’s Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko bow at the altar during the memorial ceremony for millions of Japan’s war dead at the Nippon Budokan hall in Tokyo, August 15, 2013. Yasukuni shrine has been a major obstacle in Japan’s attempts to mend ties with its neighbors. China and South Korea see the monument as a [&hellip

Brotherhood to ‘bring down coup’

Brotherhood to ‘bring down coup’

Egyptian security forces arrest supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi at Nahda Square in Giza, August 14, 2013. Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood says it will ‘peacefully bring down the military coup’ that ousted President Mohamed Morsi. “We will always be nonviolent and peaceful. We remain strong, defiant and resolved,” Brotherhood spokesman Gehad El-Haddad said on Thursday. [&hellip

Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 19

Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 19

Holy Ramadan 1434 Qur’an Reflection – Day 19 قُلْ بِفَضْلِ اللَّهِ وَبِرَحْمَتِهِ فَبِذَٰلِكَ فَلْيَفْرَحُوا هُوَ خَيْرٌ مِمَّا يَجْمَعُونَ Qul, bi-fadhlillāhi wabi-raHmatihi fabi-dhālika yafrahū huwa khayrum-mimā yajma‘ūn In the grace of Allah and in His mercy, in that let them rejoice; it is better than that which they gather. Sūrat Yūnus (No. 10), Āyat 58 This [&hellip

Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 18

Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 18

Holy Ramadan 1434 Qur’an Reflection – Day 18 إِنَّا أَنزَلْنَاهُ فِي لَيْلَةٍ مُّبَارَكَةٍ إِنَّا كُنَّا مُنذِرِينَ* فِيهَا يُفْرَقُ كُلُّ أَمْرٍ حَكِيمٍ Innā anzalnāhu fī laylatim-mubārakatin, innā kunnā mundhirīn. Fīhā yufraqu kullu amrin Hakīm. Surely We revealed it on a blessed night surely We (ever) wish to warn (against Evil). Therein every wise affair is made [&hellip

TFF election now slated for Oct 20

TFF election now slated for Oct 20

Hamidu Mbwezeleni Tanzania Football Federation’s Electoral Committee has revealed that the soccer governing body’s polls have been slated for October 20, this year. The committee also said the Tanzania Premier League Board’s elections have been scheduled for October 18. Announcing the process of the polls in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the committee’s chairman Hamidu Mbwezeleni [&hellip

TFDA set to educate baobab oil producers

TFDA set to educate baobab oil producers

TFDA Director General, Hiiti Sillo Following the recent controversial statements about the safety of baobab oil, Tanzania Food and Drug Authority (TFDA) now plans to educate producers on manufacturing it without the harmful acids. According to TFDA, all manufacturers of the oil are required to apply for registration from the authority and get the required [&hellip

Kinondoni launches community policing

Kinondoni launches community policing

Kinondoni Municipal Council has formed community policing teams at ward level to take action against anyone found dirtying the environment. Speaking exclusively to The Guardian in Dar es Salaam yesterday the Kinondoni District Health Officer who doubles as the head of the operations, Mathias Kapizo said: “We have already begun our operations. In fact the [&hellip

Dr Shein: Death penalty is a ‘difficult issue’

Dr Shein: Death penalty is a ‘difficult issue’

Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein has described the death penalty as “a very difficult issue” because it concerns “all the people and is attached to some people’s ideologies and religions.” He told the meeting of East African Judges and Magistrates meeting being held on the Isles that as per the Constitution and the Universal Human [&hellip

JK: All must fight the drug menace

JK: All must fight the drug menace

President Jakaya Kikwete has called on the society to step up their involvement in the fight against drug abuse noting that parents are losing their children and the nation its work force. The president made the call on Tuesday in Dar es Salaam at State House when he met with 35 rehabilitated and recovering addicts, [&hellip

Dyslexia ‘seen in child brain scans’

Dyslexia ‘seen in child brain scans’

Brain scans may allow detection of dyslexia in pre-school children even before they start to read, say researchers. A US team found tell-tale signs on scans that have already been seen in adults with the condition. And these brain differences could be a cause rather than a consequence of dyslexia – something unknown until now [&hellip