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Govt out to streamline registration of property

Govt out to streamline registration of property

                                         Dr Florens Turuka, Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office The government has vowed to continue improving systems regarding registration of properties in the country with the aim of enabling Tanzanians own collaterals and more easily access bank loans. The Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Florens Turuka told journalists yesterday in Dar es Salaam that [&hellip

Lake Zone industries endanger human health and ozone layer

Lake Zone industries endanger human health and ozone layer

                                    Julius Ningu, Environmental Director in the Vice President’s Office Lake Zone regions are the second after Dar es Salaam in producing unfriendly gases to human beings and thus destroy ozone layer. Speaking here on Monday Environmental Director in the Vice President’s Office Julius Ningu said beverage and fish processing industries which are numerous in [&hellip

Dalai Lama calls on Myanmar monks to treat Muslims according to principles

Dalai Lama calls on Myanmar monks to treat Muslims according to principles

                                                            A displaced Rohingya Muslim (file photo) The Dalai Lama has called on Myanmar monks to act according to Buddhist principles against Muslims in the country. “Those Burmese monks, please, when they develop some kind of anger towards Muslim brothers and sisters, please, remember the Buddhist faith,” the Buddhist leader said at a press conference [&hellip

US drone attacks kill five in east Afghanistan

US drone attacks kill five in east Afghanistan

At least five people have been killed in recent US-led airstrike in northeastern province of Kunar, Afghanistan on Sep 18, 2013.(file photo) At least five Afghans have been killed in US-led airstrikes in the northeastern province of Kunar, Press TV reports. The assaults took place in Chapa Dara district, located in the western part of [&hellip

40 Nigerian soldiers killed, 65 missing in clashes with Boko Haram: Report

40 Nigerian soldiers killed, 65 missing in clashes with Boko Haram: Report

                                                                 Boko Haram militants (file photo) At least 40 Nigerian soldiers have been killed and 65 others gone missing after clashes with suspected members of the Boko Haram militant group, a report says. The clashes took place along the Baga-Maiduguri road in the northwest of the country on Friday, according to the report published by [&hellip

Attempts to blame Assad for chemical attack are baseless, Russia says

Attempts to blame Assad for chemical attack are baseless, Russia says

Russia says certain Western states are making baseless efforts to blame the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a chemical weapons attack that allegedly killed hundreds of people in the suburbs of Damascus last month. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich made the remarks in a statement on Tuesday, a day after the United [&hellip

Greek public workers plan nationwide strike to protest new job cuts

Greek public workers plan nationwide strike to protest new job cuts

                                           Greek police confront a teachers’ protest rally. (File photo) Greek public sector workers, including teachers and doctors, plan to go on a nationwide strike to protest planned civil service cuts and mandatory transfers. While the country’s top public sector union, ADEDY, has called for a 48-hour walkout, a partial private-sector strike is also reported [&hellip

Damascus hands Moscow proof that militants used CW: Russian Deputy FM

Damascus hands Moscow proof that militants used CW: Russian Deputy FM

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov meets Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem in Damascus on September 17, 2013. Syria has handed over to Russia evidence proving that foreign-backed militants were behind a recent chemical weapons attack in the suburbs of Damascus, a senior Russian Foreign Ministry official says. “This evidence must be analyzed,” Russian Deputy [&hellip

World should pressure Israel to destroy its WMD, Syrian deputy FM says

World should pressure Israel to destroy its WMD, Syrian deputy FM says

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad calls on the international community to put pressure on Israel to destroy its weapons of mass destruction, Press TV reports. Mekdad made the remarks during an interview with Press TV on Tuesday. He added that Damascus will firmly respond to any Israeli aggression against Syria, but will not use [&hellip

Govt: We’re improving business environment

Govt: We’re improving business environment

                            The Permanent Secretary in Prime Minister�s Office, Dr Florens Turuka The government has been taking measures to improve the business environment in line with the economic evaluation reports from international institutions, top government official revealed this recently. The Permanent Secretary in Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Florens Turuka told the journalists in Dar es Salaam [&hellip