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Pakistani PM calls for peace in Karachi

Pakistani PM calls for peace in Karachi

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged senior leaders of all political parties to help restore peace in the violence-hit southern port city of Karachi. On Wednesday, Sharif met senior leaders of all political parties and businessmen in Karachi and sought their proposals for the restoration of peace to the volatile city. “I am deeply [&hellip

‘Obama asked to suspend Egypt aid’

‘Obama asked to suspend Egypt aid’

Aides to US President Barack Obama have called for the suspension of Washington’s military and economic aid to Egypt in response to the ouster of former President Mohamed Morsi, US officials say. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday that top US national security advisers made the proposal to Obama, the [&hellip

WikiLeaks founder files spying charges

WikiLeaks founder files spying charges

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has filed a criminal complaint in Germany, accusing a US Marines intelligence officer of spying on him during a Berlin computer conference. The prosecutor’s office said in a statement on Wednesday that the federal prosecutor received the complaint a day earlier in the city of Karlsruhe. Markus Koehler, prosecutor at the [&hellip

Mayor sues New York City Council

Mayor sues New York City Council

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the City Council to overturn a law that aimed to block the NY Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy. Bloomberg sued the City Council after it passed a bill 10 days ago that allows New York residents to sue NYPD if they believe they were [&hellip

Injuries poke at Stars camp

Injuries poke at Stars camp

Tanzania national soccer team (Taifa Stars) head coach, Kim Paulsen confirmed nine of his first choice players are haunted by injuries. He said the players might not make it in a final group C World Cup qualifier match against hosts Gambia to be played in Banjul this weekend. The team boards a Banjul-bound flight today [&hellip

Govt to launch military life insurance policy

Govt to launch military life insurance policy

Defence and National Service Minister Shamsi Vuai Nahodha, has said the government is working tirelessly to introduce military life insurance policy aimed at furnishing security services to an army personnel or their dependants in the event of their deaths or injuries. Nahodha said this in Dodoma yesterday after intervening to respond to the question by [&hellip

Wabunge: APEX inanyonya wakulima

Wabunge: APEX inanyonya wakulima

Richard Kayombo, TRA Director for Taxpayer Services and Education Car road licences can now be paid via M-Pesa thanks to a new, innovative and practical service engineered by the pioneer of mobile financial services in the country, Vodacom. Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has welcomed the service saying it will simplify transactions and encourage more frequent [&hellip

New equipment at the JNIA nabs gold dealer

New equipment at the JNIA nabs gold dealer

A prominent dealer in gems and precious metals got a rude shock when he attempted to smuggle laboratory chemicals into the country last week Friday. Owing to the new equipment installed at the Julius Kambarage Nyerere International Airport to curb drug trafficking the Russian national, Roman Demchemko who is the Director at Goldson Company found [&hellip

Lukuvi: Rainmaking technology exists

Lukuvi: Rainmaking technology exists

William Lukuvi In unusual circumstances, former Prime Minister and legislator for Monduli Edward Lowassa; stood to clarify on what was seen as mismatched response by Terezya Huvisa, Minister of State in the Vice President’s Office for Environment. Responding to a supplementary question by Suzan Lyimo (MP) Chadema–Special Seats) who wanted to know when the government [&hellip

Sleep ‘boosts brain cell numbers’

Sleep ‘boosts brain cell numbers’

Scientists believe they have discovered a new reason why we need to sleep – it replenishes a type of brain cell. Sleep ramps up the production of cells that go on to make an insulating material known as myelin which protects our brain’s circuitry. The findings, so far in mice, could lead to insights about [&hellip