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US-led drill in Persian Gulf to enter phase two

US-led drill in Persian Gulf to enter phase two

US-led drill in Persian Gulf to enter phase two A USS Ponce amphibious transport dock ship is seen transiting the Persian Gulf, April 26, 2013. Sun May 12, 2013 5:32AM GMT 3 3 10 Navies from over 40 countries led by the United States have come together in Bahrain for the second phase of a [&hellip

Develop youths`technology talent experts urge govt

Develop youths`technology talent experts urge govt

Develop youths`technology talent experts urge govt BY GERALD KITABU 12th May 2013 Nganana primary school pupils display electronic readers shortly after the premier Mizengo Pinda launched an electronic lab at Arumeru District in Arusha region last Friday. The gadget is capable to install more than 2000 learning books for students. (Photo; Hilary Bujiku of PMO) [&hellip

Sesame farming retrieves widow from poverty trap

Sesame farming retrieves widow from poverty trap

Sesame farming retrieves widow from poverty trap BY LUSEKELO PHILEMON 12th May 2013    Hadija Maulid, a widow with grandchildren, recounts the way she was harassed because of her inability to read and write, when she was attending short courses for training in farming at Naliendele Agricultural Research Institute, Mtwara region late last year. Accompanied [&hellip

Azam FC, Mgambo in key tie

Azam FC, Mgambo in key tie

Azam FC will need just a draw in today’s game to get a place of representing Tanzania Mainland in the next year’s Confederation Cup. The team trained by Stewart Hall host Mgambo Shooting at the Chamazi Complex ground in a Mainland Premier Lague match. This will be the second time for suburban side represents the [&hellip

TRA defends ‘double taxation’ in Isles

TRA defends ‘double taxation’ in Isles

TRA Commissioner General, Harry Kitilya The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has defended its arrangement to tax imported items to Tanzania Mainland through Zanzibar despite long standing complaints on the arrangement, regarded as double taxation. TRA Commissioner General Harry Kitilya told journalists at a media conference that his office simply charges a difference as a result [&hellip

Mwinyi: No fake ARVs sold in Tanzania

Mwinyi: No fake ARVs sold in Tanzania

The anti-retroviral ARVs being sold in Tanzania are genuine and that no fake drugs are in circulation, the Minister for Health and Social  Services Dr Hussein Mwinyi clarified in Parliament in Dodoma. He was elaborating on some queries raised by legislators over non- availability of medicines in hospitals and assured Aids sufferers not to worry [&hellip

France wants elections be held in Mali

France wants elections be held in Mali

French President Francois Hollande has demanded that nationwide elections be held in July in the former colony of Mali, where a French-led war is raging. “These elections must take place throughout the Malian territory, I insist throughout the Malian territory. No fraction of Mali must be deprived of the possibility of organizing the election,” Hollande [&hellip

‘Nusra claimed responsibility for terror’

‘Nusra claimed responsibility for terror’

Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari Syria’s ambassador to the United Nations says the al-Nusra Front terrorist group has claimed responsibility for carrying out at least 600 acts of terror in the past year. In a Friday address to a UN Security Council session, Bashar al-Jaafari slammed the al-Qaeda-linked group for attacking hospitals [&hellip

Police weapon kills child accidentally

Police weapon kills child accidentally

 Tarime Special Police Zone Commander, Justus Kamugisha Police in Tarime district have unintentionally killed a six-year old primary school child after a weapon possessed by a police officer accidently opened fire. Deus Jackob (6) who was schooling at Rebu Primary School, in Tarime District, Mara Region was killed on Thursday as police were in the [&hellip

Pinda leads mourners in bomb blast burials

Pinda leads mourners in bomb blast burials

Archbishop Josaphat Lebulu  blesses caskets bearing the bodies of three victims of the last Sunday’s bomb blast during a funeral service held at St.Joseph Mfanyakazi Roman Catholic Church  in Arusha. Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda yesterday led thousands of Arusha residents in the burial of three people who died in the fatal Catholic Church bombing incident, [&hellip