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Chadema embarks on e-administration

Chadema embarks on e-administration

Chadema National Chairperson, Freeman Mbowe Chadema has announced plans to start running its activities electronically to compliment the party’s decentralisation policy by  allowing party members to participate effectively through the e-system. Speaking during the opening of a four-day training to zonal trainers and professionals from different fields yesterday in Dar es Salaam, Chadema National Chairperson, [&hellip

‘Results of malaria vaccine promising’

‘Results of malaria vaccine promising’

Advanced malaria vaccine entrant, ‘RTS, S’ has continued to show better results and if approved, by next year there might be a policy recommendation on the vaccine. The promising results were revealed in a Multilateral Initiative on Malaria Pan African Conference held yesterday in Durban, South Africa. In phase 3, the latest results demonstrated that [&hellip

Barcelona keen on Courtois

Barcelona keen on Courtois

Sandro Rosell has added to speculation in Spain that Barcelona want Thibaut Courtois to replace Victor Valdes next season by openly declaring his admiration for the Chelsea goalkeeper. The Blaugrana president is a big fan of the Belgium international, who is currently in his third season on loan with Atletico Madrid. The 21-year-old has impressed [&hellip

Most detained protesters released in Sudan

Most detained protesters released in Sudan

People and parked vehicles are seen outside the courthouse in Haj Yousef district in Khartoum, Sudan, on October 6, 2013. The Sudanese government has freed most of protesters detained during demonstrations against the lifting of fuel subsidies in late September. Culture and Information Minister Ahmed Bilal Osman made the announcement on Tuesday, adding that more [&hellip

US may ask Saudi to fire Bandar over Syria: Report

US may ask Saudi to fire Bandar over Syria: Report

                                    Saudi spy chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Saudi Arabia may sack spy chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the request of Washington for entangling the United States in the Syrian crisis, a report says. The decision to remove the chief of the Saudi intelligence services could [&hellip

Israel angry over Iran’s selection to UN arms post

Israel angry over Iran’s selection to UN arms post

Israel has expressed anger over Iran’s selection for a high-level position on a UN committee dealing with disarmament and international security issues. In a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday, Israel’s UN Ambassador Ron Prosor criticized the world body for appointing Iran as rapporteur of the UN First Committee on Disarmament and International [&hellip

Obama: Stop excuses, open government

Obama: Stop excuses, open government

US President Barack Obama has once again criticized Republicans for demanding “ransom” to reopen the government as the shutdown entered its eighth day. “The American people do not get to demand a ransom for doing their jobs. You don’t get to call the bank and say I’m not going to pay my mortgage this month [&hellip

Turkey lifts decades-long headscarf ban

Turkey lifts decades-long headscarf ban

Turkey has finally lifted decades-old ban on wearing headscarves in the civil service as part of a reform package introduced by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to improve democracy in the country. The measure, which will not be applied to the Judiciary, the police or the military, came into effect shortly after being published in [&hellip

Over 70% believe Rouhani deserves Nobel: Poll

Over 70% believe Rouhani deserves Nobel: Poll

A survey being conducted by British daily The Guardian shows respondents believe that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is the most deserving candidate to receive this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. The opinion poll officially closes on Wednesday. Over 70 percent of the online voters have picked Rouhani from the Guardian journalist nominees, more than four times [&hellip

Syrian army makes advances near key city of Aleppo

Syrian army makes advances near key city of Aleppo

The Syrian army has made advances near the flashpoint city of Aleppo in the north of the country, Press TV reports. On Tuesday, fierce fighting continued between foreign-backed Takfiri militants and the Syrian soldiers in the region. The army also secured five villages in the south of city. The Syrian soldiers’ achievement led to the [&hellip