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Italian MP slams attacks against Kyenge

Italian MP slams attacks against Kyenge

Italian member of parliament Nico Stumpo An Italian member of parliament has urged the center-right politicians to step away from a far-right party and condemn its racist acts against the new black Integration Minister Cecile Kyenge. The push from Nico Stumpo from the Democratic Party comes as the New Force (Forza Muova) has lately been [&hellip

India pledges aid to Afghanistan

India pledges aid to Afghanistan

Indian President Pranab Mukherje New Delhi has vowed to increase its reconstruction aid to Kabul as Afghan President Hamid Karzai wraps up a three-day visit to India. “India is prepared to increase bilateral contribution to institution building, training and equipment to the extent India can,” a statement by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s office said on [&hellip

Train accident spills 91k liters of oil

Train accident spills 91k liters of oil

A Canadian freight train has derailed in the Saskatchewan province spilling more than 91,000 liters of oil. The accident happened on Tuesday as the 64-unit eastbound train operated by the Canadian Pacific Rail was traveling through an area southeast of the city Saskatoon. According to Ed Greenberg a spokesman for the company, of the five [&hellip

Ministry collects gate revenue share in cash

Ministry collects gate revenue share in cash

Despite tightening security, the Ministry for Information, Culture, Youth and Sports has continued to collects its 15 percent gate collection shares from the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam in hard cash. The trend has been persistently marinated by the Ministry despite among others a risk by robbers and defying the Bank of Tanzania’s regulation [&hellip

Finland to explore new trade partnerships with Tanzania

Finland to explore new trade partnerships with Tanzania

Finland’s Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade, Alexander Stubb, and the country’s minister for International Development Heidi Hautala are in Dar es Salaam for a three-day visit to explore new trade partnerships with Tanzania. A statement availed to The Guardian yesterday by Finish Foreign Affairs ministry on the joint trade and development trip said [&hellip

Speaker turns down Mnyika’s repeal request

Speaker turns down Mnyika’s repeal request

Mkurugenzi Mkuu wa NIDA, Dickson Maimu Mamlaka ya Vitambulisho vya Taifa (Nida) imesema uhaba wa vifaa vya kuchukulia taarifa za wananchi kwa mfumo wa elektroniki, ndiyo umesababisha ucheleweshaji wa utoaji wa vitambulisho. Kutokana na hali hiyo, awamu ya pili na tatu ya upigaji picha na kuchukua alama za vidole kwa wakazi wa jiji la Dar [&hellip

30 touts arrested at Ubungo Bus Terminal

30 touts arrested at Ubungo Bus Terminal

Ubungo Bus Terminal Only a day after Dar es Salaam City Council and Tanzania Bus Owners Association were blamed for failing to take stern measures against the chronic problem of touts, city militia yesterday embarked on an operation which saw at least 30 touts arrested. Speaking on behalf of Taboa Secretary General, Rajabu Kasim, a [&hellip

Inefficient Dar port services costs govt 2.9trn/-

Inefficient Dar port services costs govt 2.9trn/-

Transport minister Dr Harrison Mwakyembe speaks at launch of World Bank’s economic update on Tanzania held in Dar es Salaam. The World Bank report on Tanzania Economic Update released indicates that the country loses US$1.8bn (equivalent to 2.9trn/-) annually due to inefficient services at Dar es Salaam port. The latest third report by the government [&hellip

Xbox One Console Unveiled By Microsoft

Xbox One Console Unveiled By Microsoft

Microsoft has debuted its new Xbox One, announcing the company’s first gaming console in eight years will come with exclusive video and software content. The Redmond, Washington-based software maker says with its ability to flip between games, television movies and other entertainment,  the new console will satisfy all of a household’s media needs. One highlight [&hellip

Abducted Egyptian security forces released

Abducted Egyptian security forces released

The security forces were abducted on May 16, near el-Arish, the capital of the North Sinai Governorate. Seven Egyptian security officers who had been abducted by suspected militants in Sinai have been released, the country’s army says. The security forces who were on their way to the Egyptian capital, Cairo, were abducted on May 16, [&hellip