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Dar hosts sports medicine course

Dar hosts sports medicine course

Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute (MOI) The National Sports Council (NSC) has organised a four-day sports medicine training to be held at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam from Monday. NSC senior games and sports officer John Balinzozi said the training aims at improving sport medicine in the country. He said the training is open to [&hellip

‘Govt determined to create policies supporting business growth’

‘Govt determined to create policies supporting business growth’

Industry and Trade ministry permanent secretary Joyce Mapunjo (C) launches business magazine when opening three-day 17th East Africa International Trade Exhibition in Dar es Salaam. The government has said that it was dedicated to establish right policies that are conducive for growth of business so as to enable the private sector to prosper. In his [&hellip

Media reps receive training on refugees, migration

Media reps receive training on refugees, migration

Journalists from across-section of media houses countrywide have received training from UNHCR and the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) on refugees and migration issues in an effort to increase their knowledge on the subjects. “The two-day training will give journalists the necessary skill sets on how best to report migration and refugee related issues that [&hellip

NGO builds classroom for school along forest reserve

NGO builds classroom for school along forest reserve

The Eastern Arc Mountains Conservation Endowment Fund (EAMCEF) has built a classroom worth 10m/- at Kazita Primary School in Muheza District, Tanga Region. The support is part of the Fund showing appreciation for initiatives made by communities in conserving forests. Kazita is one of 18 villages surrounding Amani and Nilo Nature reserves in the area. [&hellip

Nyerere’s BoT fund running with empty coffers

Nyerere’s BoT fund running with empty coffers

The official opposition camp in Parliament has revealed that the Mwl Julius Nyerere Memorial Scholarship Fund has been running without funds since June 2012. The Fund which was established in 2009 by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) to finance undergraduate studies for girls with remarkable performances in Sciences and Mathematics subjects was set in honour [&hellip

Chinese telecoms ‘A Security Risk’ to Britain

Chinese telecoms ‘A Security Risk’ to Britain

Britain’s national security is potentially being put at risk by the involvement of Chinese firms in the UK’s telecoms systems, MPs have warned. In a highly critical report, the parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) has warned that attempts by ministers to balance the need to encourage Chinese investment in the UK with security equipment [&hellip

Protests must end now: Erdogan

Protests must end now: Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves to supporters upon arrival at the Ataturk Airport of Istanbul on June 7, 2013. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for an immediate end to the anti-government protests that have swept the country for the past several days. Erdogan made the remark on Friday in an [&hellip

French protesters slam death of activist

French protesters slam death of activist

Left-wing protesters gather at the Saint-Michel fountain in Paris to pay homage to Clement Meric, a teenage activist who was beaten by skinheads on June 5, 2013, and died at the hospital a day later. Left-wing demonstrators in the French capital, Paris, have condemned the death of a teenage activist in an attack blamed on [&hellip

Britain to boost security in Tajikistan

Britain to boost security in Tajikistan

 British government has signed an agreement to enhance security along the border shared by Tajikistan and Afghanistan, the British Embassy in Tajikistan says. British Ambassador to Tajikistan Robin Ord-Smith and Chief of Mission of the Organization for Migration (IOM) in Tajikistan Tajma Kurt agreed to operate a program to boost Tajik-Afghan border security. The program, [&hellip

More Gitmo prisoners force-fed

More Gitmo prisoners force-fed

The number of hunger strikers being force-fed at the Guantanamo Bay prison has climbed to 41, making up a quarter of the facility’s prisoner population. The US military also said on Thursday that 103 out of 166 prisoners are on hunger strike, a move that has entered a fourth month without any signs of abating [&hellip