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Hajj Documentary

Hajj Documentary

IBNTV recently aired an interesting Documentary based on ‘Hajj’ by World Federation; research and narrated by Doctor Mahmood Datoo. For those of you who missed this program, log on daily to this website and find out  when this documentary will be uploaded online. &nbsp

Tension high for winless Ashanti

Tension high for winless Ashanti

Newly promoted Ashanti United have urgent need to improve their performance as the eight round of the Mainland premier soccer league winds up this weekend. Of the 14 teams in the league, only Ashanti United remain without a win after seven appearances. The rest of the teams have at least posted a victory as the [&hellip

Govt orders Tanesco to act on embezzlement of 162m/-

Govt orders Tanesco to act on embezzlement of 162m/-

Vice President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal The government has ordered Tanzania Electricity Supply Company (Tanesco) to drag to court all persons involved in the embezzlement of 162m/- that was set to compensate evictees who were moved to make room for the firm’s infrastructures in the region. Vice President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilali, gave the order [&hellip

Foreign companies urged to work with Tanzanians

Foreign companies urged to work with Tanzanians

Foreign companies engaged in extraction and exploration of gas and oil in the country have been advised to form a joint venture with locals so that the latter may directly reap benefits from the resource and put an end to the belief that the indigenous are being exploited. The remarks were made by Swala Energy [&hellip

Z’bar govt officials linked to ‘poll rigging plots’

Z’bar govt officials linked to ‘poll rigging plots’

Shaka Hamdu Shaka, Zanzibar UVCCM Deputy Secretary General Chama Cha Mapinduzi Youth Wing (UVCCM) has threatened to disclose names of officials in the Zanzibar department of archives, births and deaths who are issuing birth certificates, Zanzibar identity cards (ZAN IDs) and other legal documents to non-Zanzibaris in an elaborate plan to rig future elections to [&hellip

Mobile phone companies join petition against simcard tax

Mobile phone companies join petition against simcard tax

Tanzania Consumer Advocacy Society lawyers Fatma Karume (R) and Beatus Malima (C) in discussion at the High Court in Dar es Salaam with state attorney Alesia Mbuya. The High Court, Dar es Salaam Zone yesterday allowed mobile phone companies to join the Tanzania Consumer Advocacy Society (TCAS) in a petition lodged against the 1,000 simcard [&hellip

Queen launches Games baton relay

Queen launches Games baton relay

The Queen’s Baton Relay – heralding the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow – has been launched at Buckingham Palace. The baton contains the Queen’s hand-written message to the Commonwealth and will visit all 70 competing nations and territories over the next 288 days. It will travel to Scotland on Thursday before heading to India for [&hellip

Wilshere defuses row with KP

Wilshere defuses row with KP

Jack Wilshere has attempted to diffuse his Twitter row with Kevin Pietersen over his view of eligibility for the England team. The Arsenal midfielder was involved in a series of exchanges with England cricket star Pietersen on Wednesday. Pietersen had taken exception to Wilshrere’s comments on Tuesday that only English people should play for England. [&hellip

US Treasury warns on default risks

US Treasury warns on default risks

US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew plans to warn members of Congress that he will be unable to guarantee payments to any group if congress does not approve an increase in the federal debt ceiling, according to Treasury officials. Lew will tell a Senate panel that he would do all he can to minimize the repercussions [&hellip

Samsung launches curved-screen phone

Samsung launches curved-screen phone

Samsung Electronics has launched the world’s first smartphone with a curved screen – the Galaxy Round – but it will only be available in South Korea. The phone, a variant of the Galaxy Note, moves the Asian giant a step closer to achieving devices with flexible and potentially unbreakable screens. The Galaxy Round’s 5.7-inch (14.4cm) [&hellip