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Ethiopia parl. elects new president

Ethiopia parl. elects new president

Ethiopia’s parliament has elected Mulatu Teshome to be the country’s new president for a six-year term, replacing Girma Wolde-Giorgis. “Following the opening of the new parliament, a joint session of the House of Representatives and House of Federation elected Ambassador Dr. Mulatu Teshome as the President of Ethiopia,” the foreign ministry said in a statement [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 4:79

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 4:79

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here مَا أَصَابَكَ مِنْ حَسَنَةٍ فَمِنَ اللَّهِ ۖ وَمَا أَصَابَكَ مِنْ سَيِّئَةٍ فَمِنْ نَفْسِكَ Mā aswābaka min Hasanatin famimallāhi, wamā aswābaka minsayyiatin famin nafsika Whatever good happens to you, it is from Allah, and [&hellip

Four league sides remain unbeaten

Four league sides remain unbeaten

Four teams out of the 14 have managed to keep unbeaten run up to the end of the seventh round of the Mainland premier soccer league. The fourth round of the league ended yesterday with pacemakers Simba, Coastal Union, Azam FC and newly promoted Mbeya City yet to lose a match so far. While three [&hellip

Only 6.5% of workforce in pension funds

Only 6.5% of workforce in pension funds

Irene Isaka, SSRA Managing Director While there are a handful of social security funds in the country, only 6.5 percent of the workforce has joined any of them, it has been learned. Speaking to journalists over the weekend in Dar es Salaam on behalf of Social Security Regulatory Authority Managing Director Irene Isaka, SSRA Public [&hellip

99%  say NO in ITV simcard tax poll

99% say NO in ITV simcard tax poll

More than 99 percent of Tanzanians who took part in last week’s ITV poll on their opinions over the proposed 1,000/- monthly opposed it and only less than one percent supported it. The poll was run by ITV last Thursday and Friday and attracted over 510,000 cell phone subscribers who mostly feel that the charge [&hellip

President inaugurates two ambulance boats in Rufiji

President inaugurates two ambulance boats in Rufiji

 President Kikwete cuts ribbon in Rufiji District on Saturday to inaugurate two ambulance boats worth 122m/- donated by Ifakara Health Institute. President Jakaya Kikwete has inaugurated two ambulance boats valued at 122m/- donated by the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) to the Rufiji Municipal Council to serve the villages of Nyamisati and Mbwera. Expectant women and [&hellip

JK orders Rubada to give 32,000 ha to investors

JK orders Rubada to give 32,000 ha to investors

President Jakaya Kikwete has ordered Rufiji Basin Development Authority (Rubada) to immediately discuss and offer at least 32,000 ha of land to two firms in the authority’s project. The two firms are said have been waiting for the land for over five years. The companies, Frontline Development Partners and Lukurilo Holdings Company Limited, have been [&hellip

West Ham stun hosts Tottenham

West Ham stun hosts Tottenham

Ravel Morrison scored a superb solo goal as West Ham earned a vital win against Tottenham to climb out of the Premier League’s bottom three. Winston Reid’s close-range effort just after the hour gave the Hammers a first away goal of the season. A ricochet off Ricardo Vaz Te doubled the lead before Morrison ran [&hellip

MI win Champions League T20 final

MI win Champions League T20 final

Harbhajan Singh inspired Mumbai Indians to a 33-run win over Rajasthan Royals in the Champions League T20 final. Opener Dwayne Smith’s 44, and 37 off 14 balls from Glenn Maxwell, helped Mumbai post 202-6 in their innings. After Kusal Perera went early, Ajinkya Rahane (65) and Sanju Samson (60) put on 109 for the second [&hellip

Walking more could save thousands

Walking more could save thousands

Tens of thousands of lives could be saved each year in the UK if people got off the sofa and stretched their legs more, say charities. The ‘Walking Works’ report by the Ramblers and Macmillan Cancer Support said walking was a free activity which could transform people’s health. Being physically active decreases the odds of [&hellip