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Gunmen assassinate pro-Syrian-government figure in Lebanon

Gunmen assassinate pro-Syrian-government figure in Lebanon

Gunmen assassinate pro-Syrian-government figure in Lebanon Wed Jul 17, 2013 5:49AM GMT Gunmen have assassinated a prominent pro-Syria figure in southern Lebanon, Syrian official SANA news agency says

Internet consumers to pay much more

Internet consumers to pay much more

TISPA’s Secretary General, Frank Goyayi Tanzania Internet Service Providers Association (TISPA) has announced that it will raise service charges over 18 per cent VAT and the 14.5 percent excise duty introduced by the government this financial year. The move will make the country’s internet consumers the highest taxed in Sub-Saharan Africa, prompting Gregory Almeida, chairperson [&hellip

Minister: Bagamoyo to be declared city next year

Minister: Bagamoyo to be declared city next year

Bagamoyo A renowned historical site- Bagamoyo district in Coast Region is apparently underway to be declared a new city by next year, Minister of State in the Vice President’s Office-Environments, Dr Terezia Huvisa has revealed. This is due to the ever increasing number of investors, with over 20 foreign investors including Chinese who have expressed [&hellip

Experts challenged to advise on efficient use of natural resources

Experts challenged to advise on efficient use of natural resources

  Bernard Membe, Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Academicians and other experts have been urged to conduct more research and advise the government on the most efficient way of utilising its natural resources. The call was made by Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Bernard Membe in Dar es Salaam yesterday when opening a [&hellip

Govt urges youths to form groups to access soft loans

Govt urges youths to form groups to access soft loans

Prof Elisante Ole Gabriel, Executive Director of Youth’s Development in Youth, Sports Information and Culture department The Ministry of Information, Youth, Culture and Sports has urged youths in the country to form independent groups in each district so that they can qualify for soft loans. The ministry’s director for youth development Professor Elisante Ole Gabriel [&hellip

Police impound firearms, drug-processing machine

Police impound firearms, drug-processing machine

Ally Mlege, Deputy Police Commissioner for Dar es Salaam Police Special Zone Police in Dar es Salaam has seized illegally owned firearms, bullets, marijuana and one machine for processing illicit drugs. Deputy Police Commissioner for Dar es Salaam Police Special Zone Ally Mlege revealed this yesterday when briefing journalists on the preliminary report of the [&hellip

LHRC defends translation of the Constitution draft

LHRC Executive Director, Dr Hellen Kijo Bisimba The Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) has defended its decision to translate the constitution draft from Kiswahili to English, saying the move was to help foreigners within the organisation to understand the document. But the Constitution Review Commission faulted the LHRC move of translating the document and [&hellip

Iran’s Royan Institute launches high speed cloning technique

Iran’s Royan Institute launches high speed cloning technique

Researchers in Iran’s Royan Institute for Biotechnology Research have developed a new technique that speeds up cloning protocols, ISNA has reported. The method was designed to stimulate the speed and improve the efficiency of the former cloning procedures to facilitate the production of recombinant proteins and organs for xenotransplantation, said Dr. Mohammad Hossein Nasr Esfahani, [&hellip

Iran unveils domestically manufactured VTOL drone

Iran unveils domestically manufactured VTOL drone

The Mahnad-41, Iran’s latest vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) drone The Islamic Republic of Iran has unveiled a domestically manufactured vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle, which can take photos, videos, and control traffic. The Mahnad-41 drone, which was designed and manufactured by Iranian technicians of the Khallaqiyat Kavir Company, was put on display in the city of Isfahan [&hellip

NATO airstrikes kill 22 in Afghanistan

NATO airstrikes kill 22 in Afghanistan

                       US fighter jets conduct an airstrike in an area of Afghanistan. (file photo) At least 22 people have been killed in two separate airstrikes launched by US-led foreign forces in the Afghan provinces of Paktia and Ghazni, Press TV reports. After the incident in Ghazni, the provincial governor’s spokesman, Nabi Jan, issued a statement saying [&hellip