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Obama apologizes for healthcare loss

Obama apologizes for healthcare loss

US President Barack Obama has apologized for Americans who are losing their current health insurance plans as a result of the Affordable Care Act. He offered the apology despite his repeated claim that anyone who wanted to keep his or her insurance could keep it. “I am sorry that they are finding themselves in this [&hellip

Bangladesh to execute 152 soldiers

Bangladesh to execute 152 soldiers

​A court in Bangladesh has sentenced at least 152 soldiers to death over a bloody border guard mutiny in 2009. More than 150 others, mostly border guards, were given life sentences. Most of the 800 soldiers who packed the civilian court had already been jailed over the mutiny, but had not been tried for murder, [&hellip

Mbeya City, Azam in crucial encounter

Mbeya City, Azam in crucial encounter

The tenacity and prowess of the only two unbeaten sides in the ongoing Mainland premiership will be tested to the limits as Azam FC host visiting Mbeya City at their Chamazi backyard this afternoon. The duo meet in the final match to wind up the first half of the season each having bagged 26 points [&hellip

Biotech only solution in food shortage

Biotech only solution in food shortage

Dr Hassan Mshinda, COSTECH Director General Yet another call has being made to urge the nation on the value of biotechnology in agriculture especially in the face of imminent global food shortage occasioned by climate change, diseases and pests. This time around it is the Tanzania commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) that is calling [&hellip

JK, Zuma, others want rapid response force

JK, Zuma, others want rapid response force

President Jakaya Kikwete and other African leaders have emphasized “the need to ensure that we are not helpless or slow to respond without the help of external partners.” That statement was said by South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma who went on to affirm that, “Africa can, and has the capacity and the means to act [&hellip

Public warned over ‘job vacancy’ conmen

Public warned over ‘job vacancy’ conmen

The country’s largest gold miner, Geita Gold Mine, has expressed discontent over conmen who deceive the public of employment with the company in exchange of a ‘small fee’. A statement availed to The Guardian midweek said GGM is saddened by the increased number of men and women who go to the mine having being promised [&hellip

Student wins international competition

Student wins international competition

A Form Three student from the Arusha-based St Jude school has emerged the third winner in an international essay competition. The student, who was identified by only one name as Wenseslaus (pictured), had attempted the International Youth Day Essay Competition run by the African Leadership Academy (ALA). This is an institution based in Johannesburg that [&hellip

Autism detectable ‘in first months’

Autism detectable ‘in first months’

Autism can be identified in babies as young as two months, early research suggests. US researchers analysed how infants looked at faces from birth to the age of three. They found children later diagnosed with autism had shown diminished eye contact – a hallmark of autism – in the first few months of life. The [&hellip

9 people shot at Detroit barbershop

9 people shot at Detroit barbershop

At least two people have been killed and 7 others have been injured after gunfire broke out at a barbershop in the US state of Michigan. Police spokeswoman Kelly Miner said the shooting happened at Al’s Barber Shop in the 5200 block of East Seven Mile Road near Keystone Street on Detroit’s east side around [&hellip

Liberia bans city motorcycle taxis

Liberia bans city motorcycle taxis

A ban on motorcycle taxis has come into force in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, forcing hundreds of commuters to walk to work. Police set up roadblocks at key intersections to enforce the ban after accusing the bikers of riding recklessly and causing accidents. The privately owned motorcycle taxis are the main mode of transport in Monrovia [&hellip