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Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 14

Holy Ramadan – Qur’an Reflection – Day 14

Holy Ramadan 1434 Qur’an Reflection – Day 14 يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اسْتَجِيبُوا لِلَّهِ وَلِلرَّسُولِ إِذَا دَعَاكُمْ لِمَا يُحْيِيكُمْ Yaa ayyuhal-ladheena aamanoos-tajeebu lilaahi wa-lirrasooli idhaa da‘aakum limaa yuHyeekum O you who believe! Answer (the call of) Allah and the Messenger when he calls you to that which gives you life … Suratul Anfaal (No. 8), [&hellip

Poulsen intends to end jinx in Uganda

Poulsen intends to end jinx in Uganda

Taifa Stars coach Kim Poulsen has confirmed his squad is well prepared ahead of the CHAN qualifier second leg against hosts Uganda to be played at the Nelson Mandela Stadium in Kampala on Saturday. The Danish coach declared at a press conference held in Mwanza yesterday that the preparations have been sufficient to keep players [&hellip

Human rights violations can now be ‘texted’

Human rights violations can now be ‘texted’

Judge Amiri Ramadhan, Chairman of the National Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance The National Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance is to use mobile text messages to receive complaints in an effort to ease the reporting of violations especially for rural folk. In a press statement availed to this paper, the commission [&hellip

JK directs on simcard tax

JK directs on simcard tax

President Jakaya Kikwete has directed finance and communication ministries and telecommunication companies to come up with alternatives on how to raise the 178bn/- revenue for the 2013/2014 budget, if the government is forced to scrap the monthly simcard tax. President Kikwete issued the directive yesterday in Dar es Salaam when he met with leaders from [&hellip

Tanga city traders to start using EFDs

Tanga city traders to start using EFDs

Tanga city traders, whose annual turnover is 14m/- and above, will now be using electronic fiscal device (EFD). Speaking over the weekend during the launch of the second phase of the EFD at Tangamano grounds in Tanga Region, the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) regional manager Juma Mahanyu said the new technology aimed at boosting revenue [&hellip

Govt probes recruitment agencies

Govt probes recruitment agencies

Dr Makongoro Mahanga, Deputy Minister for Labor and Employment The government has formed a team to investigate complaints of workers against recruitment agencies they accuse of engaging in exploitative arrangements, to determine if they are observing the Labor Relations Act of 2004. Speaking of initiatives taken by the government to address problems facing workers recruited [&hellip

Diabetes ‘linked to disability risk’

Diabetes ‘linked to disability risk’

Adults with diabetes have a higher risk of physical disability, research shows. Older people with diabetes are 50% to 80% more likely to develop a physical disability than those without, according to a review of 26 studies. No distinction was made between type-1 and type-2 diabetes, but most of the data involved people over the [&hellip

Liverpool reject Arsenal’s £40m bid for Suarez

Liverpool reject Arsenal’s £40m bid for Suarez

Liverpool have rejected Arsenal’s improved offer of just over £40m for Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez. The unusual bid of £40,000,001 was designed to trigger a clause in the player’s contract, but Liverpool have turned it down. Under the terms of Suarez’s deal, the club are duty bound to consider any offer for him in excess [&hellip

64 Turkish journalists under arrest

64 Turkish journalists under arrest

Republican People’s Party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu Turkey’s main opposition party says the government has arrested 64 journalists and another 123 are facing trial on charges of terrorism. The Republican People’s Party (CHP) made the remarks in the “Report on Imprisoned Journalists” released on Tuesday during a press conference at the party’s headquarters in Ankara, Hurriyet [&hellip

Iran slams EU for blacklisting Hezbollah

Iran slams EU for blacklisting Hezbollah

An Iranian envoy to the UN has criticized the European Union for placing the military wing of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah on the list of “terrorist” groups. The EU has put “the symbol of resistance against aggression” on its terror list while the Israeli regime continues to commit crimes in the region and across [&hellip