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More attacks against Myanmar Muslims

More attacks against Myanmar Muslims

A man stands in the courtyard of a partially-destroyed mosque following attacks by extremist Buddhists in Myanmar, March 28, 2013. Rohingya Muslims have faced torture, neglect, and repression in Myanmar for many years.” Buddhist extremists have burned down a mosque, an orphanage and several shops in northeastern Myanmar in new violent attacks against minority Muslims [&hellip

French police detain judge, lawyer

French police detain judge, lawyer

File photo shows lawyer Maurice Lantourne (L) talking to Bernard Tapie (R).  French police have detained a judge and a lawyer for questioning in connection with a corruption case linked to International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde. The judge, magistrate Pierre Estoup, was arrested on Monday by investigators probing Lagarde’s role in a 400-million-euro [&hellip

Belfast police escape dissidents’ raid

Belfast police escape dissidents’ raid

Dissident republicans are resorting to bogus 999 calls in their attempt to kill police officers in Belfast, Northern Ireland, local media reported. Police were responding to a 999 call in the early hours of Tuesday in the Ballysillan Road area, northern Belfast, when their vehicle came under attack by two pipe bombs, which were thrown [&hellip

Boat capsizes in Malaysia, 21 go missing

Boat capsizes in Malaysia, 21 go missing

 This file photo shows Malaysian security officials standing next to the dead bodies of Indonesian migrants wrapped in black plastic bags on a beach in Kota Tinggi of Malaysia’s Johor state. At least 21 people are unaccounted for following an accident during which an overloaded boat capsized in a river in Malaysia, officials say. The [&hellip

Landslide kills 7 in central Mexico

Landslide kills 7 in central Mexico

Seven people have died in a landslide on a road in Mexico’s central state of Hidalgo, the federal police say. The deadly incident took place on Sunday, burying a number of cars under mud and trees. Local residents of the nearby town of Tepeji del Rio warned officials that they had noticed the land above [&hellip

Puma rally attracts 20

Puma rally attracts 20

Over twenty drivers have already confirmed to compete in this year’s second edition of the Puma Energy Rally that flags off in Dar es Salaam on June 14 . Seven of the entries include title holder Mohamed Essa and Jas Singh from Zambia, Rwanda’s Giancarlo Davite, Uganda duo of Jas Mangat and one Sidfiditis and [&hellip

Church spends 10m/- for modern water well in Bagamoyo

Church spends 10m/- for modern water well in Bagamoyo

SLADS Council Chairman, Dr Alli Mcharazo The Tanzania Methodist Church (TMC) has spent about 10m/- to build a modern water well at the School of Library Archives and Documentation Studies (SLADS) in Bagamoyo District, Coast region. The handover of the water well was done between the TMC Archbishop Dr Mathew Byamungu and SLADS Council Chairman [&hellip

Govt contemplating to raise newspapers registration fee

Govt contemplating to raise newspapers registration fee

Information, Youth, Culture and Sports minister, Dr Fenella Mukangara The government is contemplating possibilities of increasing newspapers registration fee in a move geared to raise professional accountability. Information, Youth, Culture and Sports minister Dr Fenella Mukangara said here yesterday when responding to a question by Aden Rage (Tabora-Urban, CCM). Rage had wanted the newspaper registration [&hellip

France donates TB vaccines for children to MSD

France donates TB vaccines for children to MSD

The Tanzania Medical Stores Department (MSD) expects to receive the Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccines for children from the French government. Deputy Minister for Health and Social Welfare Dr Seif Rashid told The Guardian yesterday that the delay was due to the global demand as many countries were in short supply of the vaccine. He said [&hellip

Over 50 industries to be built in Mtwara Region

Over 50 industries to be built in Mtwara Region

Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda unveils plaque to inaugurate the Dangote cement factory at Hiari village in Mtwara Region. With him are the factory’s owner, Nigerian business magnate Alhaj Alito Dangote and Mtwara Regional Commissioner Col Joseph Simbakalia. More than 50 factories are set to be constructed in the Mtwara gas-rich region in an effort to [&hellip