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Vehicle tracking plan under way

Vehicle tracking plan under way

The Chief Traffic Police Commander, Mohamed Mpinga admitted that delays experienced in implementing the long awaited electronic vehicle tracking system were a result of failure by all the bidders to meet the qualifications. He told The Guardian in an interview that his office was planning a new feasibility study after which tenders would be floated [&hellip

2 Dar businessmen charged with forgery, impersonation

2 Dar businessmen charged with forgery, impersonation

Two businessmen from Dar es Salaam on Tuesday appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court charged with five counts, including forgery of a bank guarantee and impersonating. Haruna Mohamed (47) and Abdul Maganga (28) appeared before Resident Magistrate Aloyce Katemana. It was alleged that at an unknown date and place, with intent to defraud or [&hellip

TMA needs 10bn/- to boost efficiency

TMA needs 10bn/- to boost efficiency

Dr Hamza Kabelwa Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) needs more than 10bn/- to purchase five extra weather radars to increase its efficiency in detecting the motion of rain droplets and intensity of precipitation when monitoring weather trends in the country. “At least seven weather radars are needed countrywide, however the agency has only two radars operating,” [&hellip

Police: Xmas peaceful

Police: Xmas peaceful

Camillius Wambura, Kinondoni Regional Police Commander Police in the major cities of the country have said that Christmas celebrations were peaceful, attributing this to beefed up security done in collaboration with the public. In interviews the regional police commanders (RPC) for Ilala, Temeke, Kinondoni, Mbeya, Arusha and Mwanza told The Guardian that generally the Christmas [&hellip

Curbishley handed key Fulham post

Curbishley handed key Fulham post

Alan Curbishley has been appointed Fulham’s first-team technical director. The former Charlton boss returns to club football more than five years after leaving West Ham. The 56-year-old, once tipped as a future manager of the England national team, joins forces with Rene Meulensteen, who replaced Martin Jol as manager earlier this month. “Alan has a [&hellip

Defiant Turkish PM in reshuffle

Defiant Turkish PM in reshuffle

Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced a major cabinet reshuffle after three ministerial resignations over a corruption inquiry. Mr Erdogan named 10 new ministers – almost half of his total roster – after talks with President Abdullah Gul. One of those who quit, Environment Minister Erdogan Bayraktar, had urged Mr Erdogan to step down [&hellip

Youth drug may reverse aging process

Youth drug may reverse aging process

A team of Australian and American scientists has developed a new chemical compound with the ability of reversing aging process tested in animal. The newly found drug like a youth elixir targets and reverses muscle aging while it can build up muscle tone, reduce inflammation and give mice more energy. The drug that conjures up [&hellip

East Africa leaders to discuss S Sudan

East Africa leaders to discuss S Sudan

East Africa’s leaders are due to hold emergency talks in Kenya to discuss the ongoing violence in South Sudan, which is believed to have claimed 1,000 lives so far. East African regional leaders from the eight-member bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), are to meet in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Friday. The talks [&hellip

’40 bodies recovered in CAR capital’

’40 bodies recovered in CAR capital’

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says the bodies of 40 people have been recovered in the Central African Republic’s capital of Bangui following clashes in the city. ICRC spokesman David Pierre Marquet said on Thursday that the bodies were found by the Central African branch of the Red Cross in just one [&hellip

Egypt police raid al-Azhar University

Egypt police raid al-Azhar University

Egyptian police have raided Cairo’s al-Azhar University as the military-appointed government continues its violent crackdown on anti-coup student protesters. On Thursday, police clashed with the students protesting against the military that toppled President Mohamed Morsi and suspended the constitution in July. Several students, including female students, were reportedly arrested and a number of others wounded [&hellip