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London Marathon reviews security

London Marathon reviews security

Organizers of the London Marathon say they are reviewing security precautions for the race planned on Sunday after a blast near the finish line of a similar event in the US city of Boston killed at least three people yesterday. London Marathon Chief Executive Nick Bitel told BBC Radio 5 that he was “deeply saddened [&hellip

Boston Marathon explosions kill 3

Boston Marathon explosions kill 3

Medical responders run an injured man past the finish line following an explosion at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. At least three people have been killed and more than 130 others injured when two explosions shattered America’s oldest and most prestigious marathon, the Boston Marathon, as runners crossed the finish line. Witnesses said [&hellip

It’s anxious wait for FIFA verdict

It’s anxious wait for FIFA verdict

Delegates from the world football governing body, FIFA are expected to arrive in Dar es Salaam ahead of ironing out long-standing crisis that has engulfed the election of the Tanzania Football federation. The officials are expected to resolve existing dispute between election candidates and the electoral committee of the Tanzania Football Federation. The election that [&hellip

Indonesia calls for stern measures against fake goods traders

Indonesia calls for stern measures against fake goods traders

Dr. Marie Elka Pangestu Indonesia has challenged Tanzania to monitor business activities along its borders and to impose heavy penalties to traders caught importing substandard goods into the country. Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Dr. Marie Elka Pangestu, made the call during her visit in the country. She insisted that the government must [&hellip

Cyber crime laws in the works

Cyber crime laws in the works

Policy and law to define and provide a framework for operation and enforcement of legally-accepted cyber activities in the country is in the works.This comes after the country has, as all others, experienced increasing cyber criminal activities. The Consulting Engineer and Director of ICTs in the Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology, Dr. Zaipuna Yohan, [&hellip

TFDA destroys unfit maize, rice, bottled water , oil in Arusha

TFDA destroys unfit maize, rice, bottled water , oil in Arusha

TFDA’s northern zone manager, Damas Matiko The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) in Arusha has managed to destroy assorted food items, worth 4.3m/- after deeming them unfit for human consumption. TFDA’s northern zone manager, Damas Matiko last Friday reported that the destroyed food stuffs were found in different market outlets following one month impromptu [&hellip

Experts call for more stringent mining laws on wildlife sanctuaries

Experts call for more stringent mining laws on wildlife sanctuaries

Experts are calling for strict laws to govern the oil/gas sectors and the uranium industry in game controlled areas. The experts, who met in Morogoro for two days to review the 3rd draft regulation for exploration and mining in game reserves, said since mining goes hand in hand with environmental destruction, it is crucial to [&hellip

6 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

6 killed in multiple car bombs in Iraq

 Security officials say at least six people have been killed and 74 others injured as five cars rigged with explosives went off across Iraq

Malaria hotspots ‘need new approach’

Malaria hotspots ‘need new approach’

Novel measures are needed to tackle malaria hotspots in countries with low levels of the disease, scientists say. Countries such as Malaysia and Bhutan have seen malaria levels fall – but pockets of infection remain, mainly among men living or working outdoors. Writing in the Lancet, the scientists say this means that measures, such as [&hellip

Venezuela’s Maduro wins election

Venezuela’s Maduro wins election

Venezuela’s presidential election winner Nicolas Maduro (L) and his wife celebrate in front of crowds in the capital, Caracas, April 15, 2013. Venezuela’s electoral authority has declared Nicolas Maduro the winner of the presidential election with 50.66 percent of the votes against 49.06 percent for his rival Henrique Capriles, who has refused to concede defeat. [&hellip