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Birth certificates to be issued within a week

Birth certificates to be issued within a week

The Registration, Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) has said it has improved its systems and hence reduced time taken in issuance of birth certificates from one month to barely a week now. According to RITA, out of 44.9 million populace only 23 percent or 19 million of Tanzanians have birth certificates this could partially be [&hellip

Dr Mengi for intensive nationwide campaign against breast cancer

Dr Mengi for intensive nationwide campaign against breast cancer

Highlighting that only 10% of breast cancer cases in the country are reported early for treatment and across the world every 68 seconds, there is a woman who loses her life due to breast cancer, all because of a lack of knowledge and awareness of the disease. That being the case, IPP Executive Chairman Dr. [&hellip

Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace

Arsenal 2-0 Crystal Palace

Top-of-the-table Arsenal claimed a hard-fought 2-0 win over managerless Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park, as Mikel Arteta slotted home a penalty before being sent-off. Olivier Giroud made sure of the points as he headed home Aaron Ramsey’s cross with just a couple of minutes left. Palace caretaker boss Keith Millen, who had taken over following [&hellip

Vettel ‘speechless’ after fourth title

Vettel ‘speechless’ after fourth title

Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel said he was “overwhelmed” to win his fourth consecutive world title, after victory in Sunday’s Indian Grand Prix. The German is the only the fourth man to become a four-time champion, after Juan Manuel Fangio, Alain Prost and Michael Schumacher. “I’m speechless – I don’t know what to say. It’s one [&hellip

Doner Kebab inventer dies at 80

Doner Kebab inventer dies at 80

Tributes have poured in for the “inventor” of the doner kebab, Kadir Nurman, who has died in Berlin at the age of 80. The Turkish immigrant created the popular fast food after he established a market stall in Berlin in 1972. Having noticed the fast pace of city life, Mr Nurman thought people might enjoy [&hellip

Medicine shortage threatens Gazans

Medicine shortage threatens Gazans

The Ministry of Health in the besieged Gaza Strip says the lives of hundreds of patients are at risk over the lack of medication due to the Israeli blockade, Press TV reports. Some 400 patients with renal failure in the Palestinian territory suffer from the lack of medicine and special chemicals that are required for [&hellip

Congo army captures rebel stronghold

Congo army captures rebel stronghold

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s government forces have captured the city of Rutshuru in the third day of violent fighting in eastern part of the country. Fighting broke out on Friday after peace talks between the Congolese government and the March 23 movement (M23) rebels in Uganda collapsed when rebels demanded a full amnesty for [&hellip

Powerful explosion kills 18 Afghans

Powerful explosion kills 18 Afghans

A powerful bomb explosion has killed at least 18 people and severely injured several others in Afghanistan’s central-eastern province of Ghazni, security sources say. The incident took place in Andar district after a bus carrying civilians struck an improvised explosive device (IED) on Sunday. Sources say many of the casualties are women and children. Medics [&hellip

Fernandez faces loss in Argentina vote

Fernandez faces loss in Argentina vote

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her allies have lost ground in the midterm congressional elections, and her chances of a third term in office have diminished. The early results from Sunday’s vote showed that Fernandez’s candidates have lost seats in four largest districts. Voters went to the polls earlier in the day to [&hellip

500 US kids die from gunshots annually

500 US kids die from gunshots annually

About 500 children die from gunshot wounds and 7,500 more become injured and hospitalized every year in the United States, according to a new study. The findings were presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida. The researchers reviewed statistics from the Kids’ Inpatient Database for a total of [&hellip