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Afternoon naps can boost children’s brain power

Afternoon naps can boost children’s brain power

A new study conducted by the American researchers suggests that children’s afternoon short sleep grants them to have better learning power. The new study shows that naps are critical for memory consolidation and early learning among the kids particularly for those ones who are three to-five-year-olds. Sleep researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amhers say [&hellip

At least 16 dead, others missing in Bolivia landslide

At least 16 dead, others missing in Bolivia landslide

                                                                     File photo of Bolivia’s Cajones River At least 16 people died and a dozen others went missing after a mudslide triggered by heavy rainfall swept vehicles off a road and into a river in Bolivia’s northeastern Amazon region, officials say. A bus, a minibus and a car were swept off the road on Monday [&hellip

Somalia will ‘finish’ al-Shabab, PM says

Somalia will ‘finish’ al-Shabab, PM says

Smoke rises from the Westgate mall in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on September 24, 2013. The Somali prime minister has vowed to “finish” al-Shabab, which carried out a lethal attack against a shopping mall in Kenya. “We have over 17,000 AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) troops in Somalia and… with the help of our [&hellip

Israel the only ‘warmonger’ as Obama pledges diplomacy with Iran

Israel the only ‘warmonger’ as Obama pledges diplomacy with Iran

                 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and US President Barack Obama As US President Barack Obama opens the door for diplomacy with Iran, Israel stands isolated as the only “warmonger” in the world unwilling to give diplomacy a chance, according to a report by the New York Times. In his address to the annual [&hellip

Syrian army hitting militants hard in Damascus suburb

Syrian army hitting militants hard in Damascus suburb

The Syrian army continues to tighten the noose around foreign-backed militants in the town of Jobar in east of the capital Damascus, Press TV reports. Nearly two-thirds of Jobar and its surrounding area are now under the Syrian government’s control, a Press TV correspondent reported on Tuesday. Jobar is one of the several strategic towns [&hellip

Iran ready for nuclear talks with transparency: Rouhani

Iran ready for nuclear talks with transparency: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic of Iran poses no threat to the world and Tehran is ready for talks on its nuclear energy program with complete transparency. In his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Rouhani said the Iranian nation was ready for cooperation with the international community and [&hellip

Envoy says ready to work with all parties in Tanzania

Envoy says ready to work with all parties in Tanzania

                                                                          Chinese Ambassador, Lu Youqing The Chinese Ambassador Lu Youqing yesterday came out in defence of his recent participation in a Chama Cha Mapinduzi rally in Shinyanga Region, saying as a diplomat he is ready to work with all political parties in Tanzania to promote development but all within the confines of the law. Ambassador [&hellip

Govt to ensure food sold in schools is safe – official

Govt to ensure food sold in schools is safe – official

United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF) Majority of pupils in Dar es Salaam are in danger of contracting diseases due to influx of uncertified vendors near school premises selling food to pupils. The concern was said by some teachers from these schools over the weekend during the school wash seminar organised by Sanitation and Water Action [&hellip

Paralegals for two-day training

Paralegals for two-day training

                                                                Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) The Legal and Human Right Centre will today meet its paralegals for a two-day training symposium on management of their community-based organisations, conflict resolution as well as to enable them implement their duties efficiently. The training to be held in Dar es Salaam is expected to bring together [&hellip

Govt urged to produce sufficient engineers

Govt urged to produce sufficient engineers

                                                                    IET President, Eng. Malima Bundara The Institute of Engineers Tanzania (IET) has said the government should produce more engineers to fit in every field and sector to avoid scarcity whenever other East African Community member states hinder their engineers currently working in the country from working here. According to IET, there are some engineers [&hellip