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Govt probes recruitment agencies

Govt probes recruitment agencies

Dr Makongoro Mahanga, Deputy Minister for Labor and Employment The government has formed a team to investigate complaints of workers against recruitment agencies they accuse of engaging in exploitative arrangements, to determine if they are observing the Labor Relations Act of 2004. Speaking of initiatives taken by the government to address problems facing workers recruited [&hellip

Diabetes ‘linked to disability risk’

Diabetes ‘linked to disability risk’

Adults with diabetes have a higher risk of physical disability, research shows. Older people with diabetes are 50% to 80% more likely to develop a physical disability than those without, according to a review of 26 studies. No distinction was made between type-1 and type-2 diabetes, but most of the data involved people over the [&hellip

Liverpool reject Arsenal’s £40m bid for Suarez

Liverpool reject Arsenal’s £40m bid for Suarez

Liverpool have rejected Arsenal’s improved offer of just over £40m for Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez. The unusual bid of £40,000,001 was designed to trigger a clause in the player’s contract, but Liverpool have turned it down. Under the terms of Suarez’s deal, the club are duty bound to consider any offer for him in excess [&hellip

64 Turkish journalists under arrest

64 Turkish journalists under arrest

Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu Turkey’s main opposition party says the government has arrested 64 journalists and another 123 are facing trial on charges of terrorism. The Republican People’s Party (CHP) made the remarks in the “Report on Imprisoned Journalists” released on Tuesday during a press conference at the party’s headquarters in Ankara, Hurriyet [&hellip

Iran slams EU for blacklisting Hezbollah

Iran slams EU for blacklisting Hezbollah

An Iranian envoy to the UN has criticized the European Union for placing the military wing of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah on the list of “terrorist” groups. The EU has put “the symbol of resistance against aggression” on its terror list while the Israeli regime continues to commit crimes in the region and across [&hellip

Asylum boat sinks off Indonesia, 3 die

Asylum boat sinks off Indonesia, 3 die

Indonesian maritime police officers escorts a group of asylum seekers aboard a maritime police boat in western Java island on October 9, 2012, three days after their boat was badly damaged after hitting the reef in rough seas. Australia struggles to curb a dramatic increase in the number of boats arriving in the country with [&hellip

US defense firms cut thousands of jobs

US defense firms cut thousands of jobs

The Lockheed Martin C-130J production line in Marietta, Ga. Big US defense contractors have gradually eliminated thousands of jobs over the past few years in anticipation of federal spending cuts, a report says. Automatic spending cuts are not hurting the firms as much as the industry’s lobbying arm warned they would in the months leading [&hellip

Confirmed, Fukushima ‘leaking to ocean’

Confirmed, Fukushima ‘leaking to ocean’

An aerial file photo of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan The operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant has admitted for the first time that the site’s reactors are leaking highly contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean. Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, admitted the leakage [&hellip

Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 13

Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 13

Holy Ramadan 1434 Qur’an Reflection – Day 13 وَنُنَزِّلُ مِنَ الْقُرْآنِ مَا هُوَ شِفَاءٌ وَرَحْمَةٌ لِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ Wa nunazzilu minal-Qur’ani maa huwa shifaa’un wa-raHmatun lil-mu’mineen And We reveal of the Quran that which is a healing and a mercy to the believers. Suratul Israa (No. 17), Aayat 82 Health is a great asset for the human [&hellip

TFF releases league fixture

TFF releases league fixture

Tanzania Football federation at last has released the fixture for the new season’s premiership fixture involving Mainland teams yesterday. The premiership season kicks off on August 24 with 14 teams on board the flight. The fixture has been unveiled barely a month before the kick off date when all the teams will be in action. [&hellip