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8 die after lorry plunges into river
Tanzania | 2014-08-01 00:55:01
Eight people have died and others were left critically injured after a truck loaded with a cargo of rice plunged into a river in Njombe region, this morning.
8 die after lorry plunges into river
Police arrest more suspects in bomb blasts
Tanzania | 2014-08-01 00:48:09
POLICE in Arusha yesterday announced to have arrested more suspects behind a series of terrorist incidents including bomb blasts that occurred in different parts of the city since 2012.
Police arrest more suspects in bomb blasts
Be champion of EAC integration,youths urged
Tanzania | 2014-08-01 00:02:16
THE East African Community's Deputy Secretary General, Charles Njoroge has urged the youth across the trading bloc to continue to be advocates championing the tenets of integration.
Be champion of EAC integration,youths urged
Global agencies partner in HIV Diagnostics
Tanzania | 7 hours ago
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM) have joined with global partners to launch the Diagnostics Access Initiative which calls for improving laboratory capacity in the country.
Global agencies partner in HIV Diagnostics
Kids4school helps to educate
Tanzania | 7 hours ago
Two Brigaders from Ballyarnett Girls Brigade, the United Kingdom, are getting ready to embark on a three-week working summer vacation to Tanzania.
Kids4school helps to educate
British Airways sued
Tanzania | 12 hours ago
A London law firm is initiating legal proceedings against British Airways over allegations that one of its pilots sexually abused 16 girls in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania during layovers.
British Airways sued
Amajimbos Geared Up For Tanzania
Tanzania | 14 hours ago
Amajimbos will enter their return leg fixture of the African Youth Championships qualifier against Tanzania, with nothing but the focus and drive to win.
Amajimbos Geared Up For Tanzania
Mbeki, Mogae, Obasanjo for Dar Forum
Tanzania | 22 hours ago
Former Presidents Thabo Mbeki from South Africa, Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Festus Mogae of Botswana are set to arrive in Dar today to attend the African Leadership Forum to be held on July 31st, 2014.
Mbeki, Mogae, Obasanjo for Dar Forum
IMF cautions Tanzania on gas revenues
Tanzania | 22 hours ago
Tanzania must prepare for the effective management of "sizeable fiscal revenues" if recent discoveries of significant deposits of offshore natural gas are confirmed as commercially viable, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
IMF cautions Tanzania on gas revenues
Bus kills 17, leaves 56 injured
Tanzania | 22 hours ago
More than 20 people on Wednesday perished while scores were left injured in horrific head-on collision between a bus and a lorry in Dodoma region.The accident, involving a bus known as Morobest, happened in Kongwa district within Dodoma region.
Bus kills 17, leaves 56 injured
Samatta to join Taifa Stars in South Africa
Tanzania | 22 hours ago
Tanzania's star striker Mbawana Samatta is expected to join the Taifa Stars squad in South Africa this week before the team leaves for Maputo, Mozambique.
Samatta to join Taifa Stars in South Africa
Nigeria, TZ for joint fertilizer projects
Tanzania | 2 days ago
Nigeria and Tanzania have approved plans for the construction of fertilizer production plants, now at different stages of development, as they seek private project developers to capitalize on their huge natural gas resources.
Nigeria, TZ for joint fertilizer projects
TZ Won't Build Highway through N.Park
Tanzania | 2 days ago
A three-year suit challenging the construction of a 53-kilometer highway in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania's World Heritage site has ended, and the country has been permanently restrained from proceeding with the project.
TZ Won't Build Highway through N.Park
BoT projects 7.5 per cent economic growth
Tanzania | 2 days ago
It has been revealed that technological advancement and institutional innovations have continued to deepen inter-contentedness among financial sectors at national, regional and global levels.
BoT projects 7.5 per cent economic growth
Tigo to Sponsor Nane Nane
Tanzania | 2 days ago
Tigo Tanzania has announced that it will be co-sponsor of the Nane Nane exhibitionto take part in Lindi.
Tigo to Sponsor Nane Nane
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Kenya tourists warned over drunk baboons
Kenya | 13 hours ago
The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) has warned travellers on the Nakuru-Nairobi highway not to give alcohol to baboons.
  • Kenya tourists warned over drunk baboons
  • KPCU directors 'stage coup'
    Kenya | 13 hours ago
    Kenya Planters Co-operative Union directors yesterday staged a coup against the Ministry of Industrialisation and Enterprise Development ahead of elections it has called for Thursday.
  • KPCU directors 'stage coup'
  • Over 10,000 job vacancies for teachers
    Kenya | 13 hours ago
    More than 10,000 new teachers are to be hired starting next week.
  • Over 10,000 job vacancies for teachers
  • Air Force boss retires in military shake-up
    Kenya | 13 hours ago
    The Kenya Air Force commander, Major General Joff Otieno, retired on Wednesday on age grounds.
  • Air Force boss retires in military shake-up
  • Kenya border health staff on Ebola alert
    Kenya | 13 hours ago
    The Kenyan government has enhanced screening at border points to prevent and contain the spread of Ebola.
  • Kenya border health staff on Ebola alert
  • Shs14b rural power project launched
    Uganda | 1 day ago
    The government, in conjunction with the World Bank has launched as $5.5m (about Shs14.4 billion) rural electrification project.
  • Shs14b rural power project launched
  • 800 people detained in city swoop
    Uganda | 1 day ago
    Police cells in Kampala are filled beyond capacity following arrests of suspects in simultaneous operations carried out in different parts of the city. At least 800 people are in police custody.
  • 800 people detained in city swoop
  • UAP Group eyes Pan-Africa status
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    Financial services firm UAP Group plans to spend Sh300 million in southern Africa, with an eye on attaining a pan-African status.
  • UAP Group eyes Pan-Africa status
  • Nairobi Outpatient Centre sues NHIF
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    A private hospital wants the National Health Insurance Fund compelled to release over Sh31 million spent to treat about 10,000 members of the disciplined forces and civil servants.
  • Nairobi Outpatient Centre sues NHIF
  • Sales from Kwale mining project increase
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    Sales from the Kwale mineral sands project increased during the quarter to June, according to new data released by Base Resources, which runs the initiative.
  • Sales from Kwale mining project increase
  • Lobbies for attractive business policies
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    "Advocacy by strong business associations is how we have managed to sustain a functioning market economy."
  • Lobbies for attractive business policies
  • Football boosts number of TV viewers
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    The number of Kenyans watching television almost doubled in the first three months of the year, as football lovers stayed glued to their screens, the industry regulator says.
  • Football boosts number of TV viewers
  • Minimum wage
    Rwanda | 2 days ago
    On Friday last week, frustrated nursery and primary school teachers at Gisimba Memorial Centre School refused to hand out end-of-term report cards in protest.
  • Minimum wage
  • BRD staff give Rwf4 million to Veterans
    Rwanda | 2 days ago
    It will no longer be hard for ex-combatants and other residents of Rusheshe village in Masaka, Kicukiro District to access basic commodities, thanks to a Rwf4m donation from the Rwanda Patriotic Force (RPF) party taskforce at the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD).
  • BRD staff give Rwf4 million to Veterans
  • BRD staff give Rwf4 million to Veterans
    Rwanda | 2 days ago
    It will no longer be hard for ex-combatants and other residents of Rusheshe village in Masaka, Kicukiro District to access basic commodities, thanks to a Rwf4m donation from the Rwanda Patriotic Force (RPF) party taskforce at the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD).
  • BRD staff give Rwf4 million to Veterans
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    Facebook expands Africa push
    Zambia | 7 hours ago
    It's the new frontier for the internet - connecting billions of people in Africa and Asia who have yet to sample the delights of the digital world. Through an organisation called Internet.org, Facebook has put itself at the forefront of this mission.
  • Facebook expands Africa push
  • Guinea concert stampede 'kills 34'
    Guinea | 1 day ago
    At least 34 people have reportedly died in a stampede in Guinea, during a concert marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
  • Guinea concert stampede 'kills 34'
  • Cameroon army officers sacked
    Cameroon | 1 day ago
    Cameroon's President Paul Biya has sacked two senior army officers at the forefront of the battle against militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
  • Cameroon army officers sacked
  • Somali 'killed for not wearing veil'
    Somalia | 1 day ago
    Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
  • Somali 'killed for not wearing veil'
  • Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola virus
    Sierra Leone | 2 days ago
    The top doctor treating patients infected with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has died from the disease, officials have confirmed. Dr Sheik Umar Khan had been hospitalised in quarantine since he contracted the virus last week.
  • Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola virus
  • 2face Changes Name to 'Tu-Baba'
    Nigeria | 3 days ago
    Pop singer, Innocent Idibia has finally dropped his stage name, 2face, saying that after ascending with the release of his sixth album, he has decided to change his name to Tu-baba.
  • 2face Changes Name to 'Tu-Baba'
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    MultiChoice & Eutelsat to expand DStv
    South Africa | 5 hours ago
    Eutelsat Communications and MultiChoice Africa have signed an agreement that is expected to ensure the continuous expansion of the DStv platform.
  • MultiChoice & Eutelsat to expand DStv
  • Verizon scolded over slow data plan
    United States | 7 hours ago
    Verizon's plan to slow data download speeds for 4G mobile customers on unlimited deals is "deeply troubling", the US government has said.
  • Verizon scolded over slow data plan
  • Everton sign Lukaku for £28m
    United Kingdom | 10 hours ago
    Everton had to overcome a late paperwork scare to finalise the signature of Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku for a club record fee of £28 million.
  • Everton sign Lukaku for £28m
  • New York Red Bulls should sign Ronaldinho
    United States | 11 hours ago
    The New York Red Bulls are facing the prospects of losing Thierry Henry this winter and they have also been searching for a quality attacking midfielder for the better part of the past decade.
  • New York Red Bulls should sign Ronaldinho
  • Fifa to monitor Qatar workers
    Qatar | 11 hours ago
    Fifa, football's world governing body, has said it will monitor Qatar's treatment of migrant workers building the 2022 World Cup facilities closely, following revelations that labourers on the first stadium under construction have been earning as little as 45p an hour and working up to 30 days a month.
  • Fifa to monitor Qatar workers
  • Manchester City 2-2 Liverpool (1-3 on pens)
    United States | 12 hours ago
    Liverpool came from behind twice against Manchester City to triumph in a penalty shoot-out in their friendly in New York on Wednesday.
  • Manchester City 2-2 Liverpool (1-3 on pens)
  • 'In Pepe's eyes, I'm not human' - Keita
    United States | 12 hours ago
    The former Barcelona midfielder explains that a spat during his La Liga days was behind his ugly confrontation with the Portugal international this week
  • 'In Pepe's eyes, I'm not human' - Keita
  • Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown
    Korea, Democratic People's Republic of | 12 hours ago
    Profits at Samsung Electronics fell 20% in the second quarter, hurt mainly by a slowdown in smartphone sales and a strong Korean currency.
  • Samsung profit hit by phone slowdown
  • James: I hope Falcao joins Madrid
    Spain | 12 hours ago
    The Colombian star wants to see his compatriot follow him to the Spanish capital from Monaco, arguing that the forward has everything required to succeed at the club
  • James: I hope Falcao joins Madrid
  • Fox,CNBC,others now streaming on Apple TV
    United States | 13 hours ago
    The Apple TV might not yet rival the hundreds of channels on your cable box, but that's not to say they aren't getting close. On Tuesday morning, the company added a few more options to its set-top streaming box, including some aimed at specific countries.
  • Fox,CNBC,others now streaming on Apple TV
  • Twitter's User Growth Picks Up
    United States | 1 day ago
    Twitter Inc. TWTR +25.37% on Tuesday quieted its doubters, at least for now, over its ability to jump-start shrinking user growth in the shadow of larger rival Facebook Inc. FB -1.62%
  • Twitter's User Growth Picks Up
  • Tevez father freed after kidnapping
    United Kingdom | 1 day ago
    The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez has been freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.
  • Tevez father freed after kidnapping
  • Bolt: Games slur reports 'nonsense'
    United Kingdom | 1 day ago
    Usain Bolt has described claims he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games as "nonsense".
  • Bolt: Games slur reports 'nonsense'
  • Toure confirms future is at Man City
    United Kingdom | 1 day ago
    Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has said he wants to stay at the club for "as long as possible".
  • Toure confirms future is at Man City
  • Netflix pays AT&T to ensure quality
    United States | 1 day ago
    The streaming video service Netflix has agreed to pay US telecoms giant AT&T to ensure its content is delivered to users smoothly.
  • Netflix pays AT&T to ensure quality
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    New York Red Bulls should sign Ronaldinho
    United States | 11 hours ago
    The New York Red Bulls are facing the prospects of losing Thierry Henry this winter and they have also been searching for a quality attacking midfielder for the better part of the past decade.
    'In Pepe's eyes, I'm not human' - Keita
    United States | 12 hours ago
    The former Barcelona midfielder explains that a spat during his La Liga days was behind his ugly confrontation with the Portugal international this week
    Amajimbos Geared Up For Tanzania
    Tanzania | 14 hours ago
    Amajimbos will enter their return leg fixture of the African Youth Championships qualifier against Tanzania, with nothing but the focus and drive to win.
    Samatta to join Taifa Stars in South Africa
    Tanzania | 22 hours ago
    Tanzania's star striker Mbawana Samatta is expected to join the Taifa Stars squad in South Africa this week before the team leaves for Maputo, Mozambique.
    Guinea concert stampede 'kills 34'
    Guinea | 1 day ago
    At least 34 people have reportedly died in a stampede in Guinea, during a concert marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
    Tevez father freed after kidnapping
    United Kingdom | 1 day ago
    The father of Argentine football star Carlos Tevez has been freed after being kidnapped on the outskirts of Buenos Aires and held for eight hours.
    Bolt: Games slur reports 'nonsense'
    United Kingdom | 1 day ago
    Usain Bolt has described claims he made disparaging comments about the Commonwealth Games as "nonsense".
    Jamaica still sprint kings
    United Kingdom | 2 days ago
    Kemar Bailey-Cole ensured Jamaica reigned supreme on the track again by winning the 100 metres gold medal in the Commonwealth Games.
    Kenya second as event concludes
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    Kenya panned two gold medals to finish second overall behind hosts US on a dramatic final day of the 15th IAAF World Junior Championships at Hayward Field here that was punctuated by the news that four Ethiopian athletes had gone missing.
    Rudisha set to light up stadium in 800m
    Kenya | 2 days ago
    World 800m record holder David Rudisha is set to light up Hampden Park Tuesday afternoon in the mens 800m heats.
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    Stakeholders to transform cotton farming
    Tanzania | 1 month ago
    As cotton farming continues facing challenges in the country, stakeholders of the sub-sector in the country recently resolved to promote cotton contract farming to address the challenges.
  • Stakeholders to transform cotton farming
  • Who pays for Michelle Obama's clothes?
    United States | 2 months ago
    In Africa, First Ladies are a privileged lot, who toss dresses in their shopping carts, before looking at the price tags. But in America, while Michelle Obama's fashionable clothing has been a subject of endless public fascination, there are endless questions about who picks the bill, since she has no clothing allowance.
  • Who pays for Michelle Obama's clothes?
  • Somalia worst place to be a mother: charity
    Somalia | 3 months ago
    Somalia is the worst country on Earth to be a mother, according to a report published by Save the Children on Monday which calls for more action to protect mothers and children in crisis-hit areas.
  • Somalia worst place to be a mother: charity
  • 1st lady gets CV from girl with jobless dad
    United States | 3 months ago
    Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years. Then the girl popped up to hand the first lady his resume.
  • 1st lady gets CV from girl with jobless dad
  • Scientists get 'cure' for altitute headache
    Tanzania | 4 months ago
    By monitoring blood flow in the brains of six climbers scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, German medical researchers have identified a possible way to prevent the headaches that are a common feature of altitude sickness.
  • Scientists get 'cure' for altitute headache
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