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Bury differences – Judge Warioba

Bury differences – Judge Warioba

                                                           CRC Chairperson, Judge Joseph Warioba Chairperson of the Constitution Review Commission (CRC) has advised the two opposing sides in the matter of the new constitution to bury their differences if the new mother law is to serve as the country guide to individual and national prosperity. CRC’s Chairperson Judge Joseph Warioba said the two [&hellip

138 Tanzanians mistaken for illegal immigrants

138 Tanzanians mistaken for illegal immigrants

  LHRC says they are in two camps in Rwanda   Home Affairs spokesperson: We�ll investigate                                                       Dr Helen Kijo Bisimba, LHRC Executive Director At least 138 Tanzanians are in refugee camps in Rwanda after being mistakenly sent there in course of the ongoing deportation of illegal immigrants, the Legal and Human Rights Center (LHRC) has reported, [&hellip

JK: Tanesco passed through difficult, challenging moments

JK: Tanesco passed through difficult, challenging moments

President Kikwete meets MCC CEO, Daniel Yohannes yesterday in New York. Among other matters discussed was the improvement of Tanesco to boost power supply initiatives in the country. President Jakaya Kikwete has said his government has been taking important steps in transforming the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO). He said the transformation programme aims at [&hellip

Goverment plans to increase grain storage capacity

Goverment plans to increase grain storage capacity

                                                                        Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda  The government plans to increase grain storage capacity from the current status of storing 250,000 tonnes to 450,000 tonnes of cereals, to meet the country’s food demand. Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda revealed this here on Wednesday when he visited the northern zone silos, which have the capacity of storing about [&hellip

Tanzanian awarded for boosting development

Tanzanian awarded for boosting development

                                                                                              Amin Kurji France has conferred its highest decoration medal to a Tanzanian Amin Kurji for his outstanding achievements and eminent services for the promotion of French culture, education and arts between France and Tanzania. The medal was presented to him on behalf of the French President Francois Hollande by the country’s envoy to Tanzania [&hellip

Tanesco loses 2bn/- yearly through theft and vandalism

Tanesco loses 2bn/- yearly through theft and vandalism

                                                                                    Tanesco Hq The Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) loses over 2bn/- per year through transformer oil theft and power infrastructure vandalism. Tanesco’s acting executive director, Felchesmi Mramba disclosed this here yesterday when inspecting progress of the 11.4bn/- ultra-modern power substation being built near Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA). He said Arusha ranks number one in [&hellip

6.8-magnitude quake hits off Peru Pacific coast

6.8-magnitude quake hits off Peru Pacific coast

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has struck off the Pacific coast of southern Peru, with no immediate report of casualties. The Wednesday quake shook much of Peru as its epicenter was 72 kilometers (45 miles) south of the town of Lomas at a depth of 30 kilometers (18 miles), according to the US Geological Survey. The quake [&hellip

Four Egyptian soldiers injured in Sinai bomb explosion: security sources

Four Egyptian soldiers injured in Sinai bomb explosion: security sources

Egyptians gather near the wreckage of a car, in which a planted bomb detonated before reaching the intended target, killing three passengers in El-Arish in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, July 24, 2013. At least four Egyptian soldiers have been wounded in a bomb explosion in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, security sources say. According to the sources, [&hellip

UN sources say Security Council may vote on Syria

UN sources say Security Council may vote on Syria

                                                             A UN Security Council panel (file photo) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is expected to vote on a draft resolution proposed by Russia and the United States aimed at eliminating Syria’s chemical weapons. According to US and European diplomats, the vote could come as early as Friday if the Hague-based Organization for the [&hellip

Israel-PA talks have no future: PA chief Mahmoud Abbas

Israel-PA talks have no future: PA chief Mahmoud Abbas

Acting Palestinian Authority (PA) chief Mahmoud Abbas says the prospects of a peace deal between the PA and Israel have never been such bleak as they are now. Abbas made the remarks in his speech to the 68th United Nations General Assembly on Thursday. “Time is running out, and the window of peace is narrowing [&hellip