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Mengi urges the rich to invest in education

Mengi urges the rich to invest in education

IPP Executive Chairman, Dr Reginald Mengi (C) presents certificate of merit to excelling Form Four student Miriam Panja, during graduation ceremony of Barbro Johansson Girls’ school. Tanzanias blessed with resources have been urged to invest in the country’s education so as to raise its standards. In addition they have been urged to come up with [&hellip

Dar water stakeholders oppose tariff adjustment

Dar water stakeholders oppose tariff adjustment

Kinondoni Makaburini resident, Adolf Mamayda airs his views during a meeting organised by (EWURA) to discuss the request to adjust water supply and sewerage tariffs in Dsm yesterday. Water stakeholders have rejected the tariff adjustment request by Dar es Salaam Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA). They have argued that the authority should first improve [&hellip

Serengeti resident blames authorities over FGM law

Serengeti resident blames authorities over FGM law

                                                               Legal and Human Rights Center (LHRC) Enforcement organs have failed to implement the law which forbids Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), allowing thousands of girls [&hellip

Call for road users to undergo proper training

Call for road users to undergo proper training

                                              Philippe Corsaletti, Managing Director of Puma-Tanzania In the wake of increasing road accidents in various parts of the country, road users including drivers have been urged to undergo proper training in order to reduce traffic accidents mainly caused by reckless driving. According to statistics released by the police at least 11,438 accidents occurred in [&hellip

Anjouan woos Tanzania’s investors

Anjouan woos Tanzania’s investors

                                                       Anissi Chamsidine, Governor of Anjouan Island The leader of Anjouan in Comoro has called upon Tanzanians to tap the diverse investment opportunities available in their island and strengthen business relations for the benefit of the two countries. The governor of Anjouan Island Anissi Chamsidine made the call when visiting Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) offices [&hellip

Govt invites investment in roadside rest rooms

Govt invites investment in roadside rest rooms

                                                                                   Roadside rest room At last the Ministry of Transport has finalised its long term plan introduced three years ago of establishing rest rooms along highways countrywide, The Guardian has learnt. A reliable source told this paper early this week in Dar es Salaam that in the first phase of this concept, the government has [&hellip

Pakistan’s new quake island emits methane gas

Pakistan’s new quake island emits methane gas

People walk on an island that that rose from the sea just off Pakistan’s southern coast following Tuesday’s earthquake on September 25, 2013. A new island that rose from the sea just off Pakistan’s southern coast following Tuesday’s earthquake is emitting methane gas. The 7.7-magnitude quake, which killed at least 328 people, occurred on Tuesday [&hellip

Kenya launches probe into Nairobi mall attack

Kenya launches probe into Nairobi mall attack

             Kenyan troops patrol outside the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, September 22, 2013. Kenyan officials say the government has launched an investigation into a four-day siege at a partly Israeli-owned shopping mall in Nairobi that killed at least 72 people and destroyed part of the complex. The officials said on Wednesday that US, British [&hellip

Cristina Fernandez condemns UK’s double standards on nukes at UNGA

Cristina Fernandez condemns UK’s double standards on nukes at UNGA

Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner addressing the UN General Assembly meeting in New York. Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner condemns the UK government for deploying nuclear-armed submarines around the Malvinas Islands, media reports said. Speaking before the UN General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, the Argentine president once more slammed Britain for [&hellip

Venezuela’s President Maduro drops UN trip over threats

Venezuela’s President Maduro drops UN trip over threats

                                                                Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has abandoned his plan to participate in the United Nations General Assembly in New York due to threats to his life. Maduro, who had just returned from a visit to China, said on Wednesday that on a layover in the Canadian city of Vancouver he obtained [&hellip