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Edward Snowden charged with 3 felonies

Edward Snowden charged with 3 felonies

Federal prosecutors secretly charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden last week with three felonies in connection with recent leaks of classified information about secret U.S. surveillance programs, according to a court complaint unsealed Friday. Snowden was charged with conveying classified information to an unauthorized party, disclosing communications intelligence information, and theft of government [&hellip

Canada floods kill 3, cause evacuations

Canada floods kill 3, cause evacuations

  Heavy floods caused by torrential rain in Canada have killed three, forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents and shut down the Canadian oil capital of Calgary. On Friday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said the bodies of two men were found near High River, Alberta, a town located about 60 km [&hellip

Brazilian President offers reforms

Brazilian President offers reforms

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has offered a series of reforms in a bid to put an end to days of anti-government protests across the country. In a nationally televised address on Friday, Rousseff said her cabinet is drafting a law that diverts all oil revenues to education. She also promised to bring thousands of doctors [&hellip

US leaves 700 troops in Jordan

US leaves 700 troops in Jordan

US President Barack Obama with Jordan’s King Abdullah  in Amman  The United States has left about 700 combat-ready troops in Jordan after a training exercise in the country, US President Barack Obama says. In a letter to US House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Friday, Obama said that the deployment was made at the [&hellip

Nuclear waste may be leaking in NW US

Nuclear waste may be leaking in NW US

A radioactive waste storage tank at a decommissioned nuclear weapons site in the US state of Washington may be leaking into the soil. US Energy Department spokeswoman Lori Gamache said on Friday that workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, in the town of Hanford in south-central Washington, found increased radioactivity levels under one of the [&hellip

U TURN IS BACK

U TURN IS BACK

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TFF upholds hard cash disbursements

TFF upholds hard cash disbursements

TFF’s secretary general,Angetile Osiah The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has adamantly maintained its tradition of disbursing a share of gate collections to the Ministry for Information, Culture, Youth and Sports through hard cash. TFF’s secretary general Angetile Osiah said the reason behind maintaining the hard cash disbursements is based on the fact that his federation [&hellip

US firms sign pact on power production in Mtwara

US firms sign pact on power production in Mtwara

Energy and Minerals minister Prof Sospeter Muhongo witnesses exchanging of documents after the signing of multi-billion-shilling agreement for developing 400-MW Mtwara power project. US based energy companies Symbion Power and General Electric International yesterday struck a deal for developing the long awaited 400MW gas-fired power plant in Mtwara. The move is seen by many as [&hellip

Tanzanians lagging in use of banks in East Africa

Tanzanians lagging in use of banks in East Africa

CRDB Bank managing director Dr Charles Kimei delivers a speech at the launch of Agency Banking Services provider dubbed ‘Fahari Huduma’. Only a marginal 12.4 percent of Tanzanian population makes use of banking services, with Kenya at 19 percent and Uganda 23 percent, Tanzanian has the lowest number of its people using banks. It is [&hellip

18 % of govt hospitals without malaria drugs

18 % of govt hospitals without malaria drugs

Sikika Executive Director,Irenei Kiria Ministry of Health and Social Welfare’s monitoring tool that gives actual information on the status of Alu and quinine in public health facilities has revealed that a total of 920 out of 5079, equivalent to 18.1 percent of entities have run out of the malaria treating drugs. This was revealed yesterday [&hellip