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Envoy: Rwanda will continue to use Dar Port

Envoy: Rwanda will continue to use Dar Port

                                          Rwanda’s Ambassador to Tanzania, Dr Ben Rugangazi(R) The Rwandese government has said it will continue using the Dar es Salaam Port, though it cannot keep its businesscommunities from using other ports in the region. Rwandese High Commissioner to Tanzania, Ben Rugangazi told The Guardian in an exclusive interview recently that the vast majority of [&hellip

Eating more fruit can reduce risk of developing type-2 diabetes

Eating more fruit can reduce risk of developing type-2 diabetes

New study demonstrates that consumption of more fruit, particularly blueberries, grapes, and apples, can significantly avert risk of type-2 diabetes. While consumption of fruit juices was associated with a higher risk of type-2 diabetes, eating more fruit is beneficial for lowering diabetes risk, according to a new study led by Harvard School of Public Health [&hellip

‘Iran to send second living creature into space soon’

‘Iran to send second living creature into space soon’

Iran launched its first indigenous satellite Omid (Hope) (shown) into space in 2009. Deputy Head of Iran Space Agency (ISA) Hamid Fazeli says the Islamic Republic plans to send second living creature into space in the near future. Fazeli said Saturday that the living organism would be sent to space on board a liquid-fuel carrier [&hellip

Egyptian authorities close main crossing to Gaza Strip

Egyptian authorities close main crossing to Gaza Strip

Egyptian authorities have closed the main crossing to the besieged Gaza Strip following the deteriorating security situation across the North African country. Egyptian officials closed the Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip until further notice with authorities announcing that the crossing will be shut down in both directions. Egyptian security officials added that they [&hellip

Majority of Britons adamantly against attack on Syria: Poll

Majority of Britons adamantly against attack on Syria: Poll

Most Britons are against any military attack on Syria and would sustain their stance even in the light of evidence that accuses Damascus of conducting a gas attack near the Syrian capital, a new poll shows. Public opinion researcher and member of the British Polling Council, ICM, conducted a survey for the Sunday Telegraph newspaper, [&hellip

S Arabia agrees to back US-led Syria hit: Kerry

S Arabia agrees to back US-led Syria hit: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal (C) and acting Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki (R), following their meeting at the US Embassy in Paris on September 8, 2013. Saudi Arabia has agreed to back a US-led military offensive against Syria over an alleged use of chemical [&hellip

US: ‘Irrefutable’ evidence for Syria chemical weapons claims lacking

US: ‘Irrefutable’ evidence for Syria chemical weapons claims lacking

The administration of US President Barack Obama has admitted that it lacks “irrefutable, beyond-a-reasonable-doubt evidence” for its claims that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in an attack last month. The Obama White House has accused the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of using chemical weapons in an attack near capital Damascus on August [&hellip

TPDF: We`re in DRC to keep peace

TPDF: We`re in DRC to keep peace

Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF) army spokesperson Major Erick Komba briefs journalists at a news conference in Dar es Salaam with Tanzania Information Services department director Assah Mwambene. The Tanzania People’s Defense Forces (TPDF) yesterday refuted speculations that its soldiers were at war with the Congolese notorious rebels, M23, saying the troops are in the [&hellip

Use facts and skills to fight poverty – Mengi

Use facts and skills to fight poverty – Mengi

IPP Executive Chairman Dr. Mengi presents a cash prize to Lilian Edom, first winner for the August tweets competition on how to eradicate poverty at a short ceremony held at the IPP headquarters, along with Suzana Senga and Ombeni Kaaya. The IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi yesterday advised Tanzanian youth to use their knowledge [&hellip

Killer husband at large as police remove dead wife`s body

Killer husband at large as police remove dead wife`s body

Members of the Community Police at Kawe Ukwamani in Dar es Salaam carry the body of a woman identified as Yusta Mkali towards a police van. A woman, identified as Yusta Mkali, is said to have been killed by her husband who disappeared after committing the crime. The tragic incident occurred yesterday morning  at Kawe [&hellip