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World experts to discuss inclusive development

World experts to discuss inclusive development

Repoa’s Executive Director, Prof Samwel Wangwe, has challenged policymakers to design better policies that will bring about more inclusive development capable of being shared majority Tanzanians. Speaking yesterday at a media briefing on Repoa’s Annual Research Workshop to be held later this week in Dar es Salaam, Wangwe said: “It is true that we have [&hellip

Malaria biological pesticide plant almost ready

Malaria biological pesticide plant almost ready

Construction of the Kibaha anti-mosquito pesticides factory is in its advanced stages of completion. Speaking over a telephone interview, Jorge Luis Tormo, Cuban ambassador to Tanzania told the Guardian that the Tanzania-funded project and implemented by Cuban giant pharmaceutical industry; Labiofam is ‘about done’. “Everything is going well. The structure is almost completed …,” he [&hellip

Nahodha condemns anti-Union sentiments

Nahodha condemns anti-Union sentiments

Defence and National Service minister Shamsi Vuai Nahodha, has firmly condemned anti-Union sentiments and expressed dismay and surprise over ‘power drunk’ leaders who dare, over forty years in, question the legitimacy of the Union. He believes that, the ‘Union matter’ is only a ruse to lure the government from continuing with inquiries into corrupt leaders [&hellip

36 comfirmed dead as rescue efforts end

36 comfirmed dead as rescue efforts end

Members of search and rescue teams converge at the base of Dar es Salaam’s 16-storey Indira Gandhi Street building which collapsed on Friday last week Rescue operations at the collapsed 16-storey building in Dar es Salaam was officially closed yesterday after the death toll had risen to 36. With the rescue mission over, the government [&hellip

Kikwete warns people bent on causing chaos

Kikwete warns people bent on causing chaos

President  Jakaya Kikwete has waned people intent on causing chaos and making the country ungovernable, saying the government will do all it takes to safeguard the people’s lives and property. He told Muslims and Christians to beware of a group of people propagating seeds of hate among the people so that the two religious groups [&hellip

Hamas re-elects Meshaal as leader

Hamas re-elects Meshaal as leader

The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has re-elected Khaled Meshaal as its political leader, officials said. Mr Meshaal has headed Hamas, the group that governs the Gaza Strip, since the assassination of its founder in 2004. Correspondents said there had been speculation he would be forced aside by the militant movement’s powerful leaders in the Gaza [&hellip

Nearly 50 million on food stamps in US

Nearly 50 million on food stamps in US

The number of people receiving food stamps tends to correspond to the number of citizens living in poverty, with nearly one in six Americans living in poverty, according to the US Census Bureau. New figures show that poverty is on the rise in the US, as the number of people receiving food stamps has soared [&hellip

Space Record: Fastest Ever Trip To Station

Space Record: Fastest Ever Trip To Station

A spacecraft carrying two Russians and a US astronaut makes the quickest trip ever from Earth to the International Space Station. Chris Cassidy, from the US, and Russians Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin travelled for six hours in the capsule before linking up with the space station’s research module. It was the first time a [&hellip

Hezbollah accuses US, Israel of trying to drag Lebanon into crisis

Hezbollah accuses US, Israel of trying to drag Lebanon into crisis

Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has slammed the United States and the Israeli regime over interfering in Lebanon’s internal affairs in an effort to drag the country into crisis. Sayyed Hashem Safieddine, the head of Hezbollah’s executive council, said the political strife looming over the country “is a US scheme together with an Israeli project that [&hellip

130 Guantanamo prisoners on hunger strike

130 Guantanamo prisoners on hunger strike

A detainee is carried by military police after being interrogated by officials at Camp X-Ray at the US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. (File photo)   Now more than 100 detainees at the United States’ infamous Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba are staging a hunger strike to protest disrespect of the Qur’an and confiscation [&hellip