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Yemen seizes Turkish-made weapons

Yemen seizes Turkish-made weapons

Over the past months, at least four illegal shipments of Turkish-made arms have been seized by Yemeni authorities. Yemen says its security forces have seized a ship carrying Turkish-made weapons near the strait of Bab al-Mandab in the south. An official at Yemen’s Supreme Security Committee said on Saturday that the ship was intercepted after [&hellip

’6.8-magnitude quake jolts PNG’

’6.8-magnitude quake jolts PNG’

A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale has hit Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey (USGS) says. The quake took place at 6:30 a.m. (2030 GMT Sunday), near the town of Kandrian, on the island of New Britain, striking 30 kilometers (19 miles) northeast of the town, at a depth of 62 [&hellip

`Shortage` of buses brings confusion to students travelling upcountry

`Shortage` of buses brings confusion to students travelling upcountry

`Shortage` of buses brings confusion to students travelling upcountry BY EMMANUEL ONYANGO 7th July 2013 Many travelers were yesterday stranded at the Ubungo Bus Terminal owing to increased demand for buses resulting mainly from scores of students returning to school after a month long holidays in Dar es Salaam. The students were expected back to [&hellip

Business, varsities come together in EA initiative

Business, varsities come together in EA initiative

Business, varsities come together in EA initiative BY ISAAC MWANGI 7th July 2013 The Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) has established collaboration with the East African Business Council (EABC) in a new initiative that hopes to link industries with academia throughout East Africa. The two organizations operating under the auspices of the East African [&hellip

Education trainees, tutors must learn gender responsive methods – FAWE

Education trainees, tutors must learn gender responsive methods – FAWE

Education trainees, tutors must learn gender responsive methods – FAWE BY GERALD KITABU 7th July 2013 Teachers and tutors in different schools and teachers’ colleges have been urged to make sure that they adhere to gender responsive pedagogy when teaching and in the management of their schools so as to encourage girls aim high in [&hellip

Isles minister: New Constitution should iron out union problems

Isles minister: New Constitution should iron out union problems

Isles minister: New Constitution should iron out union problems BY MWINYI SADALLAH 7th July 2013 said the new constitution being drafted would be a panacea to longstanding political rumblings and problems arising from the Union between former Tanganyika and Zanzibar. The isle’s Justice and Constitutional Affairs Abubakar Khamis Bakary said this on Friday when tabling [&hellip

Taifa Stars CHAN opponents face setback

Taifa Stars CHAN opponents face setback

Uganda Cranes coach Milutin ‘Micho’ Sredojevic’s hopes of testing his home-based players before facing Tanzania’s Taifa Stars next weekend have been dealt a huge blow after it emerged Iraq have been banned from hosting home games until further notice. Uganda had secured an international friendly with Iraq in Baghdad next Tuesday, which would have seen [&hellip

Judiciary gets Sh50bn to help address case delays

Judiciary gets Sh50bn to help address case delays

Chief Justice (CJ) of Tanzania, Mohamed Chande Othman The government has added Sh50 billion to the budget of the Judiciary for 2013/2014 fiscal year aimed to address case delays that have posed a challenge to the pillar of state. The Chief Justice (CJ) of Tanzania Mohamed Chande Othman revealed this yesterday when he visited the [&hellip

Indian foreign minister visits Tanzania

Indian foreign minister visits Tanzania

India’s Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur will lead her country’s delegation on a bilateral visit to Tanzania from tomorrow to July 10 at the invitation of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Bernard Membe. The India High Commission said in a statement stated that during her stay in Dar es [&hellip

TEA to build 30 ward schools girls’ hostels this year

TEA to build 30 ward schools girls’ hostels this year

Tanzania Education Authority (TEA) spokesperson Sylvia Lupembe speaks to the media at a ‘Meet the Press’ session at MAELEZO auditorium in Dar es Salaam  Following a public outcry over lack of dormitories in community (ward) secondary schools, the Tanzania Education Authority (TEA) has decided to chip in the effort by constructing a facility for female [&hellip