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Italy to swear in new government

Italy to swear in new government

Italy to swear in new government Italian President Giorgio Napolitano (L) shakes hands with elected Prime Minister Enrico Letta in Rome, April 27, 2013. Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:36AM GMT According to an official forecast in April, Italy’s debt will rise to 130.4 percent of its gross domestic product in 2013. Italy’s new coalition government [&hellip

Boosting stalled Water Ministry budget proves an uphill task

Boosting stalled Water Ministry budget proves an uphill task

Boosting stalled Water Ministry budget proves an uphill task BY CORRESPONDENT 28th April 2013 Anne Makinda Speaker Anne Makinda’s five-day ultimatum to the Ministry of Water, Finance and Parliamentary Budget Tracking Committee to find extra fund to boost the new budget of the Ministry of Water is becoming an uphill task, it has been learnt. [&hellip

Iraqi army on alert over Kurdish troops’ deployment in Kirkuk

Iraqi army on alert over Kurdish troops’ deployment in Kirkuk

Iraqi army on alert over Kurdish troops’ deployment in Kirkuk Kurdish security forces, called the peshmerga, stand on the top of a hill outside the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk on April 27, 2013. Sat Apr 27, 2013 11:15PM GMT The commander of Iraqi ground forces has voiced concern over the recent deployment of Kurdish [&hellip

Open University Ilala regional centre to put up stationery, cut costs

Open University Ilala regional centre to put up stationery, cut costs

Open University Ilala regional centre to put up stationery, cut costs BY EMMANUEL ONYANGO 28th April 2013 Open University of Tanzania (OUT) In the aftermath of price hiking for printing of study materials for students in the distance learning mode with the Open University of Tanzania (OUT), the Ilala regional centre students’ body has teamed [&hellip

Canadians protest employment insurance reforms

Canadians protest employment insurance reforms

Canadians protest employment insurance reforms Canadians march through Montreal protesting against reforms to employment insurance, April 27, 2013. Sun Apr 28, 2013 4:44AM GMT   Tens of thousands of Canadians have staged a protest against changes by the Conservative government to employment insurance (EI), saying the reforms unfairly target seasonal workers and part-time workers. Protesters [&hellip

Seoul to pull all workers out of Kaesong

Seoul to pull all workers out of Kaesong

Following North Korea’s refusal to engage in formal talks with South Korea, Seoul has announced that it plans to pull out all 175 remaining workers from a jointly-run factory complex across the border. The Kaesong industrial complex has been idle for more than two weeks after North Korea withdrew its 53,000 employees and blocked access [&hellip

Gunmen kill 10 security forces in Iraq

Gunmen kill 10 security forces in Iraq

Waziri wa Ulinzi wa Ufaransa amethibitisha kuwa nchi yake itabakiza wanajeshi elfu moja huko Mali kwa ajili ya kupambana na makundi yenye silaha hata baada ya kuwasili askari jeshi wa kulinda amani wa Umoja wa Mataifa zaidi ya 12,000 baadaye mwaka huu. Waziri wa Ulinzi wa Ufaransa Jean Yves Le Drian amefanya safari katika mji [&hellip

US, China send JK messages on Union day celebrations

US, China send JK messages on Union day celebrations

President  Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete received congratulatory messages from all over the world on the commemoration of the 49th anniversary of the Union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar. In her message, Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, pledged readiness to work with President Kikwete towards achieving the AU vision. “I am [&hellip

NEMC suspends services at Dar’s biggest abattoir

NEMC suspends services at Dar’s biggest abattoir

National Environment Management Council, NEMC’s officials, with the owner of Ukonga Mazizini abattoir in Dar es Salaam, Philemon Mbereko, inspect the waste water discharge system of the facility when the national environment watchdog team made a surprise inspection. The National Environment Management Council (NEMC) has suspended animal slaughtering services at Dar es Salaam’s biggest abattoir [&hellip

Tanesco threatens to terminate contract with pole suppliers

Tanesco threatens to terminate contract with pole suppliers

Badra Masoud Tanzania  Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) has given a 40-day ultimatum to two companies contracted to supply electric poles to do so beginning early next month or else the power utility would terminate their contracts. The two companies are Mufindi Wood Poles, which was contracted to supply 821 poles in mid April and Critical [&hellip