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Over 800,000 Std Seven pupils sit for final exams

Over 800,000 Std Seven pupils sit for final exams

                           Philipo Mulugo, Education and Vocational Training Deputy Minister At least 868,030 standard seven pupils in the country are set to sit for the national examinations on Wednesday this week, it has been revealed. Briefing journalists in Dar es Salaam yesterday the Education and Vocational Training Deputy Minister Philipo Mulugo said of the candidates, 455,925 [&hellip

Tanzania, Japan in road safety drive

Tanzania, Japan in road safety drive

                                                Mr. Masaki Okada, Ambassador of Japan to Tanzania  A road safety awareness campaign has been launched by the Africa Anzen Foundation (AAF) a local Tanzania-Japan NGO in collaboration with the Tanzania Traffic Police Force and the Embassy of Japan with the aim of reducing avoidable road accidents in the country. The inauguration ceremony for [&hellip

Farmers, pastoralists ordered out of forest

Farmers, pastoralists ordered out of forest

                                                                                                  Hanang Hanang District Authorities have ordered farmers and pastoralists who invaded Senga Forest to voluntarily leave the area by the end of next month. District Commissioner Christina Mdeme issuing the directive for the third time, after the first two issued in December last year and January this year proved were ignored, warned that those [&hellip

Inner-ear dysfunction may cause behavioral abnormalities

Inner-ear dysfunction may cause behavioral abnormalities

A new study conducted by American researchers has identified causative link between inner ear dysfunction and abnormal behaviors known as hyperactivity. The researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in New York through study in mice identified the link between the brain and the inner ear. The findings indicate that inner [&hellip

MB supporters decry govt. decision to give university guards arrest power

MB supporters decry govt. decision to give university guards arrest power

Egypt’s university students who support the Muslim Brotherhood have criticized the government for granting university security personnel the power to arrest and detain students. The students condemned the move in a statement issued on Monday, describing it a return to pre-revolution practices. They also said they would continue their non-violent demonstrations in order to overturn [&hellip

Poll: Majority of Americans oppose strike on Syria

Poll: Majority of Americans oppose strike on Syria

A new poll by Reuters-Ipsos released on Monday shows that a majority of Americans are opposed to US military strikes on Syria. The poll, conducted September 5 to 9, indicates that 63 percent of Americans oppose attacking Syria, up from 53 percent in a survey that ended August 30. As appetite for a military strike [&hellip

Syria militants ready to target Israel with chemical weapons: Russia Today

Syria militants ready to target Israel with chemical weapons: Russia Today

Foreign-backed militants in Syria are prepared to attack Israel with chemical weapons from territories under the control of Syrian government forces as a false flag, Russia Today (RT) has reported. “A number of anonymous sources close to the Syrian conflict have told RT that rebel forces are planning to launch a ‘provocation-attack’ using chemical weapons,” [&hellip

Police clash with protesters in Istanbul

Police clash with protesters in Istanbul

A Turkish protester throws a Molotov cocktail towards riot police during an anti-government demonstration in Istanbul on September 9, 2013. Police have clashed with hundreds of protesters in Istanbul during another anti-government demonstration. The protest took place on Monday over the case of 14-year-old boy, Berkin Elvan, who was seriously injured during an anti-government demonstration [&hellip

Group urges action on Bahraini rights violations

Group urges action on Bahraini rights violations

Bahraini protestors run for cover from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in the village of Jidd Hafs, west of Manama, August 30, 2013. The Bahrain Center for Human Rights has called on the United States and other Western allies of the Bahraini regime to pressure Manama into releasing all political prisoners. The [&hellip

Kikwete to chair Lake Zone investor’s forum

Kikwete to chair Lake Zone investor’s forum

                                                     Mwanza Regional Commissioner, Evarist Ndikilo President Jakaya Kikwete will chair what has been described as a grand and historic Lake Zone investors’ forum to be held in Mwanza in November, this year. “We hope that the forum attracts more investors to the lake zone regions,” said the Mwanza Regional Commissioner Evarist Ndikilo noting that investment [&hellip