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US Embassy in Dar commends TTCL

US Embassy in Dar commends TTCL

Jeff Shrader, US Embassy Information Management Officer Tanzania Telecommunication Company Limited (TTCL) has been commended for a good job it did during the recent visit of US President Barack Obama. TTCL provided all communication services to the USA Presidential team for the whole period they were in Tanzania. Some officials from the US Embassy in [&hellip

Ministry urges women to deliver in hospitals

Ministry urges women to deliver in hospitals

Nsachris Mwamwaja, Ministry of Health and Social Welfare spokesperson Despite the ministry of Health and Social Welfare acknowledging that it is short of health personnel, it still encourages expectant mothers to deliver in health facilities instead of using traditional midwives especially in rural areas. The shortage of health officers in the country in different cadres [&hellip

JK: Our army can protect the country

JK: Our army can protect the country

President Kikwete lays shield at foot of monument at Tanzania People’s Defence Forces Barracks at Kaboya near Bukoba. It was during climax of celebrations to mark Heroes Day. President Jakaya Kikwete has assured Tanzanians that the country has the military capacity to counter any attempt to disrupt the security and peace it is enjoying. President [&hellip

Google unveils £22 Web TV streaming dongle

Google unveils £22 Web TV streaming dongle

Google has introduced a new device to allow viewers to stream internet videos to their TV. Chromecast, a two-inch dongle that looks like a thumb drive, fits into the HDMI port on an HD television. It streams content over a wi-fi network to a television, using a computer, phone or tablet as a remote control. [&hellip

Supporting Israel costs US

Supporting Israel costs US

Former commander of the US Central Command James Mattis has said that he ‘paid a military security price every day’ over the American support for the Israeli regime. The Times of Israel quoted Mattis as saying last week, “I paid a military security price every day as the commander of CentCom (Central Command) because the [&hellip

Pentagon to use blimps for surveillance

Pentagon to use blimps for surveillance

The Pentagon is to deploy huge blimps over Washington, DC, so that the US military will be provided with “360-degree” surveillance powers. Two 243-foot-long helium-filled blimps are expected to be stationed over the American capital after the US military gets some hands-on experience with the “aerostats” which are now being sent to the Aberdeen Proving [&hellip

Spain takes train driver into custody

Spain takes train driver into custody

Police in Spain have taken the driver of a Spanish train into custody in hospital following a rail disaster, which killed at least 80 people and injured more than a hundred others. On Thursday, the Galicia region Supreme Court said in a statement that Francisco Jose Garzon, 52, was under investigation as a suspect in [&hellip

US company admits destroying evidence

US company admits destroying evidence

US oilfield services company Halliburton has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. The US Department of Justice said on Thursday that the Houston-based oil services company has agreed to plead guilty to the deletion of some records after the 2010 oil spill. The plea [&hellip

UN urges release of Mohamed Morsi

UN urges release of Mohamed Morsi

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for the release of Egypt’s ousted President Mohamed Morsi. The UN chief demanded that Morsi and senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders “be released or have their cases reviewed transparently without delay,” UN deputy spokesman Eduardo del Buey said on Friday. The ousted president and several Muslim Brotherhood leaders have [&hellip

Australia warns UK against EU exit

Australia warns UK against EU exit

Australia has warned Britain against leaving the European Union (EU), saying British influence and economic power rest on membership of the 27-nation bloc. British Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to stage a referendum on Britain’s continued membership in the EU in 2017 if his party remains in power after the 2015 general election. The [&hellip