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Customers to pay for car fuel using M-Pesa

Customers to pay for car fuel using M-Pesa

Vodacom Tanzania and Total Tanzania Limited have launched a partnership which will enable motorists to refuel their vehicles and pay via M-Pesa. Speaking at the launch yesterday in Dar es Salaam Vodacom Tanzania External Affairs Manager, Salum Mwalim said the service will benefit Tanzanians as they will no longer need to carry a lot of [&hellip

Mengi cautions youth against waiting for govt employment

Mengi cautions youth against waiting for govt employment

IPP Executive Chairman, Dr Reginald Mengi, has called upon the youth to be part of solutions for socio-economic development and to utilize existing opportunities instead of waiting for the government to offer them employment. He said unemployment is a global challenge, but each country should make sure that it finds its own means and ways [&hellip

JK asks private sector to fund Central Corridor rehabilitation

JK asks private sector to fund Central Corridor rehabilitation

Tanzania has continued to fulfill her regional responsibilities by ensuring that the central corridor railways and roads are operational to serve its landlocked neighbours, President Jakaya Kikwete has said. Speaking during the World Economic Forum Alignment Meeting on Development of the Central Corridor in Dar es Salaam yesterday, Kikwete said the government has implemented a [&hellip

Arsenal climb back to fourth

Arsenal climb back to fourth

​ Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud fired Arsenal back into the Premier League top four as the Gunners came from behind to defeat West Ham 3-1 at Emirates Stadium.​ Giroud’s superb strike early in the second half helped secure a first win in five Premier League outings for the FA Cup finalists, who are now [&hellip

Wenger hails important win

Wenger hails important win

Arsene Wenger has hailed the importance of Arsenal’s victory over West Ham as his side came from behind to win 3-1 at Emirates Stadium. A Matt Jarvis header from close range put the visitors ahead after 40 minutes, but Lukas Podolski fired into the bottom corner to equalise just a minute before the break in [&hellip

‘No. of UK food bank users up 163%’

‘No. of UK food bank users up 163%’

The number of people using emergency supplies from food banks in Britain has increased by 163 percent in the past year, a charity warns. The Trussell Trust, which runs some 400 food banks across the UK, said on Wednesday that the number of food parcels given out last year by the charity alone nearly tripled [&hellip

Five dead in Canada stabbing rampage

Five dead in Canada stabbing rampage

Five students have been killed in a stabbing rampage at a house party in the Canadian city of Calgary, with the son of a senior police officer in custody, authorities say. The attack reportedly happened around 1:30 a.m. local time (0700 GMT) on Tuesday during a party celebrating the end of university classes at a [&hellip

Anti-theft feature eyed for smartphones

Anti-theft feature eyed for smartphones

Major smartphone makers have agreed to either fit their devices with anti-theft software or make it freely available to customers. The anti-theft property is to be made available as of July 2015 in line with an agreement, which has been signed by major US wireless carriers and smartphone makers. The 10 device makers signing the [&hellip

​Ukraine on verge of civil war

​Ukraine on verge of civil war

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Ukraine’s military operation against pro-Moscow protesters puts the country on the verge of civil war. Putin made the remark in a telephone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday. “The Russian president remarked that the sharp escalation of the conflict [in Ukraine] has placed the country, in [&hellip

S Arabia replaces spymaster Bandar

S Arabia replaces spymaster Bandar

Saudi King Abdullah has replaced spy chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan, who spearheaded the kingdom’s mission in the Syria crisis, with Youssef al-Idrisi. Saudi Arabia’s official SPA news agency cited a royal decree on Tuesday as saying that Bandar was “exempted… from his position at his own request” and replaced by his deputy al-Idrissi. The 65-year-old prince, [&hellip