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Dar cricketers lose to Uganda

Dar cricketers lose to Uganda

Uganda beat Tanzania by four wickets in the ongoing  International Cricket council’s Twenty20  Africa qualifiers at the Lugogo val in Kampala on Tuesday. The Ugandans batted first and amassed 126 runs for six wickets in the allotted twenty overs with D. Muhumuza notching 36 runs in 24 balls that included two sixers and as many [&hellip

Fate of Sheikh Ponda and followers to be decided Monday

Fate of Sheikh Ponda and followers to be decided Monday

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court will on Monday deliver a ruling on whether Muslim Cleric Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda and 49 of his followers have case to answer or not.  Ponda and 49 others are charged with five criminal counts including stealing property worth 59m/- and inciting a commission of an offence after the court [&hellip

Muhimbili says there will be enough pay points

Muhimbili says there will be enough pay points

Muhimbili National Hospital has allayed public fears over the new medical billing system saying that the National Microfinance Bank pay points which will to be established in and around the hospital will be restricted to patient service only. Aminiel Aligeasha, the referral hospital’s senior public relation officer asserted that the NMB pay points are exclusively [&hellip

Telecom interconnection charges down from today

Telecom interconnection charges down from today

The Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority has said it will undertake constant monitoring of the new interconnection rates telecommunication networks are supposed to charge with effect from today to ensure full compliance. TCRA Acting Head of Corporate Communications Semu Mwakyanjala said in a telephone interview yesterday that customers will start enjoying the new interconnection rates of [&hellip

TMA urges policy on free airtime for media

TMA urges policy on free airtime for media

  TMA Director General, Dr Agnes Kijazi Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) has called on the government to speed up the formation of a policy that will enable the agency to use all media outlets in the country to air weather forecasting information free of charge for the benefit of the public. TMA Director General, Dr [&hellip

Foster ready for England return

Foster ready for England return

West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Ben Foster has made himself available for England selection again, potentially ending a two-year absence from the national team. Foster, 29,  announced in 2011 that he was taking a break from international football for an indefinite period. Ben Foster facts Age: 29 Position: Goalkeeper Clubs: Racing Club Warwick, Stoke City, Manchester [&hellip

The Perfect Man

The Perfect Man

The Perfect Man, By Ayatollah Shaheed Mutahhari (Part 8)   A belief may be right or wrong. Another school of thought says that one should have a belief, and an ideal for which one must put in efforts, no matter what that belief is. But the Qur’an says these efforts must be made in the way [&hellip

Benitez to stay with Chelsea until May

Benitez to stay with Chelsea until May

Chelsea interim boss Rafael Benitez says he has an “excellent” relationship with owner Roman Abramovich and will remain at the club until the summer. The Spaniard criticised some of the club’s fans following Wednesday’s 2-0 FA Cup win at Middlesbrough and also said he would leave in May. “My relationship with Roman is very good,” [&hellip

Public to join cancer cure hunt

Public to join cancer cure hunt

Giants of the technology world and cancer researchers are teaming up to come up with ways to let the general public hunt for cures for cancer. It is an attempt to mirror some of the success in unleashing the public in the  hunt for objects in space. Cancer Research UK, along with Amazon, Facebook and [&hellip

‘Hollande least popular leader in 32 yrs’

‘Hollande least popular leader in 32 yrs’

High unemployment and a stagnant economy are taking their toll on the French president’s popularity as a new opinion poll indicates that Francois Hollande is the least popular French president since 1981. According to the TNS Sofres poll for the Le Figaro magazine, published on Thursday, Hollande’s rating dropped by five points to 30 percent [&hellip