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Athletes advised to compete overseas

Athletes advised to compete overseas

AT secretary general, Suleiman Nyambui Athletes have been advised to compete in events that are staged outside the country so as to attain qualifying marks ahead of World championship slated for Russia in August. The AT secretary general Suleiman Nyambui said most of the domestic-based organised events are not sanctioned by the International Association of [&hellip

TCD urges govt to act on those undermining peace

TCD urges govt to act on those undermining peace

TCD chairperson James Mbatia The Tanzania Centre for Democracy (TCD) has appealed to the government and religious leaders to take prompt action against people and institutions associated with the breach of peace and harmony in the country. The Centre’s reaction follows the ongoing religious misunderstandings in the country between Muslims and Christians, especially the most [&hellip

‘Racial discrimination’ costs Air France

‘Racial discrimination’ costs Air France

An undercover Israeli police officer (L) arrests an activist at Ben Gurion Airport of Tel Aviv, April 15, 2012. In July 2011, Israeli authorities made intense efforts to interrupt the first ‘flytilla’ and arrested a number of activists. About 120 people were also denied entry and deported. In addition, several European countries prevented activists from [&hellip

TAFFA to host grand regional conference

TAFFA to host grand regional conference

                                                 FIATA Region Africa & Middle East (RAME) conference Tanzania Association of Freight Forwarders (TAFFA) will host the FIATA Region Africa & Middle East (RAME) conference planned for Dar es Salaam from June 19 to 21 this year. The global trade event, co-hosted by the Ministry of Transport, will bring together more than 300 [&hellip

Stakeholders pledge support to Stiegler’s Gorge power project

Stakeholders pledge support to Stiegler’s Gorge power project

                                                     RUBADA Director General, Mr. Aloyce Masanja  Stakeholders have expressed support for the implementation of the Stiegler’s Gorge power project, saying it will greatly cut the regular power blackouts and contribute toward sustainable development. The assertion was made in Dar es Salaam recently during a meeting to discuss a report and proposal on the project. [&hellip

‘Inflation, unstable economy still haunt banking sector’

‘Inflation, unstable economy still haunt banking sector’

CRDB Bank Managing Director Dr Charles Kimei speaks in Dar es Salaam yesterday at presentation of the bank�s 2012 financial report. With him are Mohamed Saame (C) and Ally Laay, both members of the bank�s board of directors. (Photo: Selemani Mpochi) The banking sector in Tanzania is still facing a number of challenges including inflation, [&hellip

At least 54 killed in Argentina flooding: Officials

At least 54 killed in Argentina flooding: Officials

A man paddles through a flooded street after a rainstorm in Buenos Aires on April 3, 2013.v At least 54 people have lost their lives and thousands have been left homeless after days of heavy rains caused flash floods in and around Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires, officials say. In La Plata, a city about 40 [&hellip

UN chief hopes for meaningful progress in next Iran-P5+1 talks

UN chief hopes for meaningful progress in next Iran-P5+1 talks

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon speaks to reporters in the Spanish capital of Madrid on April 4, 2013. As Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers plan to hold a new round of talks in the Kazakh city of Almaty, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hoped for “very meaningful progress” from the negotiations. [&hellip

S Africa to withdraw troops from Central African Republic: Jacob Zuma

S Africa to withdraw troops from Central African Republic: Jacob Zuma

South African soldiers patrol on a road in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic. (file photo)   South African President Jacob Zuma says his country will withdraw its troops from the Central African Republic (CAR). “We have taken a decision to withdraw our soldiers… Our mission was to help train the soldiers. Since [&hellip

Abbas: Israel provoking 3rd Intifada

Abbas: Israel provoking 3rd Intifada

The acting Palestinian Authority Chief, Mahmoud Abbas addresses a meeting in the city of Ramallah in the West Bank on April 2, 2013.   The acting Palestinian Authority Chief, Mahmoud Abbas has said Israel is provoking a third Palestinian Intifada (uprising) by using “excessive force” against protesters. Israel “wants the situation to reach the point [&hellip