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Death toll from Myanmar unrest hits 40

Death toll from Myanmar unrest hits 40

This file picture taken on March 21, 2013 shows residents walking past burning houses in riot-hit Meiktila, central Myanmar. Myanmar government says death toll from recent attacks targeting Rohingya Muslims in central part of the country has risen to 40. State media reported on Tuesday that eight more bodies were found in the wreckage of [&hellip

Tanzania demolish Morocco

Tanzania demolish Morocco

Mbwana Samata  follows through his shot as it sails past Moroccan goalkeeper Nadir Lamyaghri to register the third goal as Tanzania triumphed 3-1 during a 2014 World Cup qualifier match played at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. Explosive Tanzanian national soccer team (Taifa Stars) overwhelmed visiting Morocco by 3-1 goals in a day [&hellip

`Zanzibar officials in drug traffic network face music`

`Zanzibar officials in drug traffic network face music`

Deputy Minister for Communication and Transport,Issa Haji Gavu The government of Zanzibar has vowed to take stern measures against the four officials who conspired to use the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in trafficking narcotic drugs. The suspected officials whose names were not revealed until yesterday work at the luggage inspection unit, which operates under [&hellip

Hospital to offer 8,000 jobs to Tanzanians

Hospital to offer 8,000 jobs to Tanzanians

The Aga Khan Hospital is set to bring back Tanzanian medics who immigrated abroad in a move to provide quality health services in the country. In an exclusive interview with this reporter recently, Chief Executive Officer of the Aga Khan Health Services, Sulaiman Shahabuddin said the exercise will start soon after completing the hospital’s extension. [&hellip

Heavy rains hit Dar, cause big loss to businessmen

Heavy rains hit Dar, cause big loss to businessmen

Heavy rains which poured in Dar es Salaam yesterday caused havoc to city residents particularly those living on the lowlands, valleys and Morogoro Highway which is under construction for Rapid Bus Transport. The rains, which poured for about two hours caused huge floods similar to those of 2011, which killed several persons and destroying property. [&hellip

Chinese President Xi jets in for historic visit

Chinese President Xi jets in for historic visit

 Chinese President Xi Jinping and his host, President Jakaya Kikwete, wave to Dar es Salaam residents who were at the State House grounds in Dar es Salaam to welcome the VIP guest. Chinese President Xi Jinping jetted into Dar es Salaam yesterday for a two-day state visit to Tanzania at the invitation of President Jakaya [&hellip

Rooney will stay calm in says  Lescott

Rooney will stay calm in says Lescott

England defender Joleon Lescott expects Wayne Rooney to cope with any provocation he may face in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier in Montenegro. Rooney, 27, missed the first two games of England’s Euro 2012 campaign after being sent off for kicking Montenegro’s Miodrag Dzudovic as Fabio Capello’s side were held 2-2 in Podgorica in a qualifying [&hellip

Universe 100 million years older than thought

Universe 100 million years older than thought

 A new study on the radiation leftover from the outset of creation of the universe has revealed that the Big Bang occurred 100 million years earlier than previous estimates around 13.8 billion years ago. The analysis of the data collected by the European Space Agency’s Planck spacecraft during its first 15 months in the orbit [&hellip

‘Israel spy leaked secrets to Hezbollah’

‘Israel spy leaked secrets to Hezbollah’

A prominent German magazine says the Australian-Israeli Mossad agent called Prisoner X had leaked confidential information to Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah before his death. News weekly Der Spiegel said on Sunday that Ben Zygier, who was found dead in a high security prison in Tel Aviv in late 2010, had passed information to Hezbollah about [&hellip

British Queen urged to relinquish power

British Queen urged to relinquish power

The UK’s Queen Elizabeth II has been advised to resign and relinquish power as she gets older and overburdened with a tough schedule to live with, local media reported. The advice came from former Labour deputy prime minister Lord Prescott, who suggested that “the Queen should think about abdication because she is overburdened at the [&hellip