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Hundreds of Syria Children Turn to Militants in ISIL Camps, Pregnant Women New Targets for Snipers

Hundreds of Syria Children Turn to Militants in ISIL Camps, Pregnant Women New Targets for Snipers

Hundreds of Syria Children Turn to Militants in ISIL Camps, Pregnant Women New Targets for Snipers Local Editor “Facebook” and “Twitter”, particularly pages linked to extremist and terrorist groups, were busy broadcasting pictures of the guerrilla camp established by the “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant ” [ISIL] in Damascus’ Ghuota region to train [&hellip

Moshi district council executives` salaries to be deducted

Moshi district council executives` salaries to be deducted

The Parliamentary Committee for Local Authority Accounts (LAAC) has ordered executives of the Moshi District Council (MDC) to have their salaries deducted with effect from next month. The money will compensate the printing costs the council had dubiously incurred for unspecified number of booklets on reports of the council’s financial LAAC’s Committee Chairman Rajab Mbarouk [&hellip

Naming the poachers: Kagasheki grows cold feet

Naming the poachers: Kagasheki grows cold feet

In a rare show of candour, Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Khamis Kagasheki pinpointed Arusha regional crime officer as belonging to a sophisticated network of rich wildlife poachers. Though the minister didn’t specifically identify the RCO by his name, he was quite categorical talking about a public servant with the rank of RCO in Arusha. [&hellip

Vodacom hands Sh12m for editors` forum meet

Vodacom hands Sh12m for editors` forum meet

Tanzania Editors Forum chairman, Absolom Kibanda receives a dummy cheque from Vodacom Tanzania head of Public Relations and Communication Joseline Kamuhanda at a ceremony held in Dar es Salaam. Mobile communications company Vodacom yesterday granted Sh12 million to the Tanzania Editors Forum (TEF) for supporting the forum’s annual meeting slated for Iringa on October 24-25. [&hellip

Senior govt officials ignore vehicle repair regulations

Senior govt officials ignore vehicle repair regulations

Many senior government officials deliberately cause the government to lose millions of shillings annually by sidestepping procedures of sending government vehicles to authorised maintenance facilities. Instead they send automobiles and motorcycles to privately owned garages avoiding facilities of the Ministry of Works via Tanzania Electrical and Mechanical Electronic Service Agency (TEMESA). TEMESA sources and some [&hellip

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 5:8

Qur’anic Reflections, Āyat 5:8

Do they not reflect upon the Qur’an, or are there locks on the hearts? (Q 47:24) For past Qur’anic Reflections click here اعْدِلُوا هُوَ أَقْرَبُ لِلتَّقْوَىٰ – I‘dilū huwa aqrabu lit-taqwā Be just, that is closer to piety (Sūratul Mā’idah, No. 5, Āyat 8) There are few things as important as the concept of justice [&hellip

Shopping malls lay plans for detectors

Shopping malls lay plans for detectors

Shopping malls are laying out plans to equip entrances with detectors for weapons instead of subjecting customers to physical checks on cars and even fumbling with bodies and pockets. A spot survey at some shopping malls saw that precautions started in the wake of a huge terrorist attack in neighbouring Kenya had petered off, as [&hellip

Local hospital organises spine surgeon`s clinic

Local hospital organises spine surgeon`s clinic

A renowned Indian specialist, spine surgeon Dr Viral Shah, is expected to conduct a screening clinic for patients with spine problems in Dar es Salaam next week, a statement released yesterday by Regency Hospital in the city said. The specialist is from Super Shalby Hospitals in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. “The Regency Medical Centre, in collaboration with [&hellip

Chicken flu vaccine joins counterfeit list

Chicken flu vaccine joins counterfeit list

Fake chicken flu vaccine has entered the list substandard and fake products, flooding the local market owing to ineffective control mechanism or machinery.  It is now among fake or substandard foodstuffs, vaccines and medical supplies. As a result, the health of consumers could be at risk because of their side effects. There were reports in [&hellip

Airtel announces new bill payment service

Airtel announces new bill payment service

Adriana Lyamba, Airtel Customer Care Director In an endeavor to provide solutions and improve financial services in the country, Airtel Tanzania has now enabled its postpaid customers to pay their monthly bills through the mobile firm’s money service. This provides an easy payment model for postpaid customers while offering efficient service to the end users, [&hellip