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Govt to start building ships on three great lakes soon

Govt to start building ships on three great lakes soon

                                                             Transport deputy minister, Charles Tizeba Tanzania will soon start building three new ships in the country’s fresh water lakes of Victoria, Tanganyika and Nyasa. Transport deputy minister Charles Tizeba revealing this in Dodoma yesterday said that ships building process is to start before the end of this year and is expected to end [&hellip

Arusha Region yet to set aside zones for economic processing

Arusha Region yet to set aside zones for economic processing

                             The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce Industry and Agriculture (TCCIA) Arusha Region does not have Economic Processing Zone (EPZ) and Special Import Processing Zone (SIPZ) leaving the manufacturing sector unable to take advantage of the regional market. A new report says the sector faces a number of challenges that limit its growth and ability to [&hellip

Osteoporosis medicine prevents growth of breast cancer cell

Osteoporosis medicine prevents growth of breast cancer cell

A new research has demonstrated that drug bazedoxifene packs can cut the growth of breast cancer cells, even in resistant tumors. The findings show that medicines prescribed for osteoporosis cut growth both in estrogen-dependent breast cancer cells and in cells that had developed resistance to current targeted therapies, according to a Duke Cancer Institute study. [&hellip

Insecurity major concern in Congo copper province: UN

Insecurity major concern in Congo copper province: UN

                                                                     Congolese rebels (file photo) Insecurity in the copper-rich Katanga province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a “serious concern,” the outgoing head of the UN peacekeeping mission has said. “It’s a quite significant problem, and I think it has all the prospects of becoming worse,” Reuters quoted Roger Meece as saying on Monday. [&hellip

Rohani victory to hinder US military scenario: Russian lawmaker

Rohani victory to hinder US military scenario: Russian lawmaker

                                                  Iran’s President-elect Hojjatoleslam Hassan Rohani A senior Russian lawmaker says the victory of Hojjatoleslam Hassan Rohani in Iran’s 11th presidential election will “greatly hinder” any attempt by the United States to push ahead with any potential military scenario against the Islamic Republic. Alexei Pushkov, the head of the international affairs committee of Russia’s lower house [&hellip

Criminal court summons Ahmadinejad

Criminal court summons Ahmadinejad

                                               Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (file photo) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been summoned to appear before a criminal court in regard to a complaint lodged by Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani and others. On Monday, Branch 76 of the Criminal Court of Tehran Province issued the summons, stating that Ahmadinejad would face the unnamed charges [&hellip

Syrian army kills Saudi militants in Aleppo

Syrian army kills Saudi militants in Aleppo

                                                    Foreign-sponsored militants in Syria (file photo) Syrian army forces have killed a large number of Saudi militants during mop-up operations against armed groups in the strategic city of Aleppo. On Sunday, a number of Saudi gunmen were killed during intense clashes with Syrian troops in the Kafr Hamra district of Aleppo, situated about 310 [&hellip

Europe will pay price if it arms militants: Assad

Europe will pay price if it arms militants: Assad

                                                         Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (file photo) Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says European countries will “pay the price” if they send weapons to foreign-backed militants in the Arab country. “If the Europeans deliver weapons, then Europe’s backyard will become terrorist-like, and Europe will pay the price for it,” Assad was quoted as saying by German [&hellip

Rohani victory to hinder US military scenario: Russian lawmaker

Rohani victory to hinder US military scenario: Russian lawmaker

                                                Iran’s President-elect Hojjatoleslam Hassan Rohani A senior Russian lawmaker says the victory of Hojjatoleslam Hassan Rohani in Iran’s 11th presidential election will “greatly hinder” any attempt by the United States to push ahead with any potential military scenario against the Islamic Republic. Alexei Pushkov, the head of the international affairs committee of Russia’s lower [&hellip

African pact on agriculture making headway – analyst

African pact on agriculture making headway – analyst

                   Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) Since its endorsement by African Heads of State in Maputo in 2003, the Comprehensive African Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) process continues to gain momentum in advancing agricultural reforms on the continent. It is evidence that African governments have committed themselves to increase public investment in [&hellip