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Satellite tracking for endangered wildlife

Satellite tracking for endangered wildlife

Igalula Member of Parliament, Dr Othman Mfutakamba (C), displays an Elephant tusk, during the commemoration of the National Elephant Day.(Photo: Khalfan Said) The Tanzania Parliamentary Group on Sustainable Natural Resources Conservation & Utilization (TPGSNRCU) is in discussion with three worldwide technology providers to enable satellite tracking of the country’s endangered species. The technology providers involved [&hellip

People with disabilities want their rights upheld

People with disabilities want their rights upheld

                                                          CCBRT Advocacy Officer, Fredrick Msigallah People with disabilities in the country have urged the government and the society to protect their rights as articulated in international law. According to a statement by the Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT) Advocacy Officer, Fredrick Msigallah, Tanzania adopted law on people with disabilities (PWD) but their [&hellip

Mwinyi calls on youth to advocate for, keep peace

Mwinyi calls on youth to advocate for, keep peace

                                                                  Former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi Former President Ali Hassan Mwinyi has urged the youth in the country to use their acquired knowledge to advocate peace and refuse to be used by politicians for private goals. He said despite the various challenges facing them, they should not agree to be used to destabilise the prevailing [&hellip

Mediterranean dietary pattern can ward off dementia

Mediterranean dietary pattern can ward off dementia

Mediterranean dietary style has been associated with better cognitive function, lower rates of mind decline and a reduced risk of dementia, according to a new research. The recent analysis reveals that a Mediterranean diet not only supports memory and thinking skills in old age, but it protects mind against cognitive problems and age-related disease such [&hellip

Iraqi defense minister to arrive in Tehran for talks

Iraqi defense minister to arrive in Tehran for talks

                                                             Iraqi Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi Iraqi Defense Minister Saadoun al-Dulaimi is expected in Iran to discuss bilateral defense relations with senior Iranian officials. Heading a high-ranking delegation, al-Dulaimi is due in Tehran on Monday at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan. The Iraqi defense chief is slated to hold talks [&hellip

Report: US military to hit targets in Kenya, other African states

Report: US military to hit targets in Kenya, other African states

The United States is reportedly preparing a list of targets for possible military strikes in Kenya and some other African countries. Former US general Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Chiarelli said the strikes are aimed at targeting militants involved in Sunday’s deadly attack on a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital city of [&hellip

Russia accuses US of blackmail over Syria

Russia accuses US of blackmail over Syria

Russia accuses the US of trying to blackmail Moscow by threatening to hinder the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Syria unless Moscow supports a UN Security Council resolution that allows the use of force against the Arab country. “Our American partners are beginning to blackmail us,” Russian Foreign [&hellip

Israel serving Western maritime interests in Middle East: Michael Jones

Israel serving Western maritime interests in Middle East: Michael Jones

A US political commentator says Israel has been created to serve the interests of certain Western maritime powers in the Middle East and create disunity in the region. Eugene Michael Jones, who is a writer, former professor, media commentator and the current editor of Culture Wars magazine, made the remarks in an interview with Press [&hellip

Funeral bombing leaves 16 Iraqis dead in Baghdad

Funeral bombing leaves 16 Iraqis dead in Baghdad

Iraqi security forces and civilians inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the Kamaliyah neighborhood of eastern Baghdad on May 20, 2013. At least 16 people have been killed and several others wounded after a bomb explosion ripped through a funeral in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. According to Iraqi security officials, a bomber [&hellip

Two Canadians, including diplomat, killed in Nairobi attack: PM

Two Canadians, including diplomat, killed in Nairobi attack: PM

Two Canadians, including diplomat, killed in Nairobi attack: PM Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper Sun Sep 22, 2013 1:35AM GMT 1 8 19 Kenya has more than 4,000 army soldiers in southern Somalia, where they have been battling the al-Shabab fighters since 2011.   The Kenyan troops are part of the African Union Mission in [&hellip