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`E-classes solution to teacher shortage`

`E-classes solution to teacher shortage`

Shukuru Kawambwa The government is of the view that ‘e-classrooms’ will bridge the shortage of 85,000 teachers needed in the sector and to achieve the goal saying classrooms are evolving from isolated learning environments into global collaborative learning centres. To achieve the goal, the government is partnering with leading multi-national technology companies and non-governmental organisations [&hellip

Syria destroys ‘all CW installations’

Syria destroys ‘all CW installations’

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says Syria has destroyed all its declared chemical weapons installations. The international chemical weapons watchdog made the statement in a document obtained by Reuters on Thursday. According to the document, Syria has completed the destruction of equipment for producing chemical arms, meeting a deadline set for [&hellip

Google launches Nexus 5 handset

Google launches Nexus 5 handset

Google has lifted the lid on its new phone, the Nexus 5, ending weeks of internet speculation and leaks. The handset is billed as “the slimmest and fastest” Nexus ever and features a 5-inch full HD display. Other key specs of the phone include a Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz processor, wireless charging, two gigabytes of RAM [&hellip

Food stamp cuts affect millions in US

Food stamp cuts affect millions in US

More than 47 million Americans who receive food stamps see their benefits cut on Friday as a temporary increase in food stamp dollars expires. The cuts affect one in 7 Americans of whom almost half are children. According to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), a family of four will receive $36 less a month [&hellip

Israel ‘conducts Syria air strike’

Israel ‘conducts Syria air strike’

Israeli aircraft have carried out a strike near the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, a US official says. The official said the strike targeted Russian-made missiles intended for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. Latakia is a stronghold of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, an important port city where the Alawite community to which he belongs is [&hellip

SA arrests over ‘ARV drug scam’

SA arrests over ‘ARV drug scam’

Two health department officials in South Africa have been arrested for selling anti-Aids drugs to patients in a sting operation, police say. Anti-retroviral (ARV) drugs are supposed to be handed out free of charge to HIV-positive patients at public clinics and hospitals. The elite police Hawks unit organised their undercover operation after receiving a tip-off [&hellip

World must battle Qaeda virus: Iraq

World must battle Qaeda virus: Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has called for a global effort to battle the ‘virus’ of al-Qaeda and similar terrorist groups. On Thursday, the Iraqi premier described al-Qaeda and other terrorist organizations as a “virus,” which is attempting to spread “a dirty wind” across the Middle East. He urged “an international war against terrorism.” Maliki [&hellip

Palestinians die in clash with Israelis

Palestinians die in clash with Israelis

Four Palestinians have been killed and several Israeli soldiers have been wounded in clashes near the separation fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel, reports say. Israeli regime forces launched an attack on an area near the fence in the city of Khan Younis, located south of Gaza late on Thursday. Five Israeli soldiers were [&hellip

Turkish MPs enter parl. wearing hijab

Turkish MPs enter parl. wearing hijab

Four Turkish female lawmakers have appeared in parliament in Ankara wearing headscarves (or hijab) for the first time in 14 years. The lawmakers — Sevde Beyazit Kacar, Gulay Samanci, Nurcan Dalbudak and Gonul Bekin Sahkulubey — attended the chamber on Thursday wearing the hijab, which is traditionally worn by many women in Turkey. The four [&hellip

Maarifa Radio center attend the forum of salam card members

Maarifa Radio center attend the forum of salam card members

Marifa Redio center has participatefully in salam card forum which taking place in Tanga Region Speaking with stakeholders in that forum the cast of Maarifa Redio has invite those who willing to join for salam card to get it from specific areas that mentioned by him during that forum. More so a greeting card is [&hellip