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Health ministry works on sector’s challenges

Health ministry works on sector’s challenges

Dr Seif Rashid The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has expressed its commitment to improve the health sector basing on nursing leadership through increasing nursing colleges and enrollment. Speaking in Dar es Salaam on Monday during the opening of a the five day International Nursing Leadership Training for 50 top nursing leaders from around [&hellip

Settlements rise in Ngorongoro

Settlements rise in Ngorongoro

The increasing population and settlements inside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) is seen as a ‘deadly’ challenge to the World Heritage site and NCA admits that they are overwhelmed. NCA’s community development manager, Dr Justice Mumba reported that already there is shortage of water and pasture, key indicators that humans, plants and animals are competing [&hellip

People with sight disability also need news

People with sight disability also need news

January Makamba, Deputy Minister for Communications, Science and Technology Tanzania League of the Blind (TLB) has requested the government to enact a law or a policy that could allow the print media publish newspapers for people with sight impairement to enable them enjoy the right to information. TLB deputy chairperson Robert Bundala said this before [&hellip

Dar road projects stalled over compensation claims

Dar road projects stalled over compensation claims

Works Minister Dr John Magufuli has ordered Dar es Salaam residents who have already been compensated to move and pave way for implementation of roads projects before they are forcibly removed. He said some residents have already been compensated but were refusing to vacate the areas, claiming that the amount paid was little. The Minister’s [&hellip

Late nights ‘sap kids’ brain power’

Late nights ‘sap kids’ brain power’

Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children’s minds, research suggests. The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds. Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and maths. Lack of sleep [&hellip

‘ I have 2-3 options’ – Suarez

‘ I have 2-3 options’ – Suarez

Luis Suarez says he has “two or three options” in relation to his future. The Liverpool striker, 26, wants to leave the club and has been linked with a number of sides, including Arsenal, who had a £30m bid rejected on Monday. Suarez is due to be back at Anfield for pre-season training on 21 [&hellip

Dogs used to smuggle drugs to Italy

Dogs used to smuggle drugs to Italy

An Italian judge has ordered 49 suspected Latin American gang members to stand trial for allegedly using dogs to smuggle cocaine into the country. A vet in Mexico forced large dogs to swallow drug packages before they were flown into Milan, police say. On arrival, they were killed and dismembered to retrieve the cocaine in [&hellip

Syria rebels used sarin: Russia

Syria rebels used sarin: Russia

Scores of people, mostly civilians, were rushed to hospitals in Aleppo following the chemical weapons attack on March 19, 2013. The Russian ambassador to the United Nations says that firsthand evidence shows that militants, and not the Syrian army, have manufactured sarin nerve gas and used it during an attack near the city of Aleppo [&hellip

Russia eavesdropping on all world: CIA

Russia eavesdropping on all world: CIA

File photo shows an NSA Listening Station on top of Devil’s Mountain in Berlin, active during the cold war. A recently declassified CIA document has disclosed that Russia is still using its Soviet era listening posts to spy on any country around the globe, a report says. The document, obtained by intelligence historian Matthew Aid, [&hellip

Taliban close political office in Qatar

Taliban close political office in Qatar

The Afghan militant group, Taliban, has temporarily closed its recently-opened office in the Qatari capital Doha, following a dispute over a flag. The shuttering of the Doha office follows a diplomatic spat over a white flag at the compound and a sign identifying the movement as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. The Qatari government removed [&hellip