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TB vaccine shipment finally here

TB vaccine shipment finally here

Health and Social Welfare Deputy Minister, Dr. Seif Rashid A New shipment of the TB vaccine Bacillus Calmette–Guérin (BCG) was received last week and is already in distribution by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to regions that had earlier reported a dire shortage following the failure of some suppliers to deliver ordered consignments. [&hellip

Scientists map key memory protein

Scientists map key memory protein

Scientists have discovered more about the role of an important brain protein which is instrumental in translating learning into long-term memories. Writing in Nature Neuroscience, they said further research into the Arc protein’s role could help in finding new ways to fight neurological diseases. The same protein may also be a factor in autism, the [&hellip

70 die in day of carnage in Iraq

70 die in day of carnage in Iraq

A wave of attacks has killed seventy people and injured dozens across Iraq after several days of relative calm. No group has claimed responsibility for Monday’s attacks, but officials say the main suspects are militants linked to al-Qaeda. A triple bombing at a vegetable market in the town of Judaida al-Shat in Diyala province left [&hellip

Anti-capitalist protest to hit London

Anti-capitalist protest to hit London

 Anti-capitalist campaigners will protest in London later today in a “show of anger” at the Group of Eight countries, ahead of their summit next week in Northern Ireland. The Stop G8 campaign group, which has organized the demonstrations, has published a map of the location of international banks, hedge funds and other targets where people [&hellip

Ban appoints new DRC special envoy

Ban appoints new DRC special envoy

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed former German diplomat Martin Kobler as his special envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Kobler, currently UN top envoy in Iraq and previously deputy UN representative in Afghanistan, succeeds former US diplomat Roger Meece who will complete his assignment in July, Reuters reported. On Monday, Ban said [&hellip

Record Chinese space mission to kick off

Record Chinese space mission to kick off

The Shenzhou-9 blasts off from the Jiuquan space base, northwest China’s Gansu province in the remote Gobi desert on June 16, 2012. Shenzhou-10 is the latest step in China’s multi-billion-dollar space program to eventually put a permanently-manned station above the Earth.” China plans to send three astronauts including a woman into orbit as the country’s [&hellip

Cairo court orders Mubarak sons release

Cairo court orders Mubarak sons release

Alaa (R) and Gamal Mubarak, sons of ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, stand inside a cage in a courtroom during their verdict hearing in Cairo on June 2, 2012. Mubarak and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, have been in detention since May 2011 over their involvement in the violent clampdown on demonstrators during the [&hellip

It’s tidal wave for Taifa Stars

It’s tidal wave for Taifa Stars

After losing the second match of the 2014 World Cup qualifier to Morocco over the weekend in Marrakech, Taifa Stars road to Brazil has been rocked by high amplitude tidal wave. Players and officials of the team are expected to arrive at the Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam later this evening. The [&hellip

Norwegian fertiliser firm to build plant in Mtwara

Norwegian fertiliser firm to build plant in Mtwara

Mkurugenzi Mtendaji wa Mtandao wa Jinsia Tanzania (TGNP), Usu Mallya Kukithiri kwa rushwa miongoni mwa viongozi katika mikoa ya Mbeya, Morogoro na Shinyanga kunachochea migogoro ya ardhi huku wafugaji wakidaiwa kuwahonga viongozi ili wasisumbuliwe wanapoingilia maeneo ya wakulima. Hayo yalisemwa jijini Dar es Salaam jana na Mkurugenzi Mtendaji wa Mtandao wa Jinsia Tanzania (TGNP), Usu [&hellip

EU experts brief Prof Muhongo on uranium mining

EU experts brief Prof Muhongo on uranium mining

Prof Sospeter Muhongo, Minister for Energy and Minerals Representatives from European Union (EU) met with Ministry of Energy and Minerals officials on Friday whereby they debriefed them on the results of a fact finding mission to Tanzania sponsored by the Commission. This mission, dealing with cooperation in nuclear safety, security and safeguards of uranium-mining, was [&hellip