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Taifa Stars ready to face Ethiopia away

Taifa Stars ready to face Ethiopia away

Taifa Stars face Ethiopia national football team (Walya Antelopes) today in an international friendly match to be held  at the Addis Ababa Stadium. According to the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) media officer, Boniface Wambura, Stars arrived safely in Addis Ababa on Tuesday and the match today will kick off at 17:30 (EAT). Stars will use [&hellip

JK: Clear invaders from forests and water sources

JK: Clear invaders from forests and water sources

President Jakaya Kikwete has directed leaders in the country to ensure that people who have invaded forests and water sources including Kilombero River valley are removed immediately. He said from now onwards leaders should not hesitate to remove people who have invaded government forest reserves, destroyed water sources and natural vegetations. “Leaders should implement this [&hellip

Media stakeholders propose free information commission

Media stakeholders propose free information commission

Editors from various media houses listen to a member of the secretariat of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC), Mohammed Khamis Hamad (R), shortly after a meeting in Dar es Salaam. Media stakeholders proposed yesterday that the new constitution should guarantee freedom and independence of the media. They also called for an independent information commission to [&hellip

Govt bans mining in Kahama sites

Govt bans mining in Kahama sites

Benson Mpesya The government in Kahama District, Shinyanga Region has banned all mining activities carried out at the new site of Mwine Ilindi in the district effective from yesterday. The ban was issued early this week by the Chairperson of Defense and Security committee of the District, who is also the District Commissioner, Benson Mpesya [&hellip

Lung infection breath test discovery

Lung infection breath test discovery

Identifying the “smell” of different types of lung bacteria could lead to a simple breath test to diagnose infections, a study on mice, in the Journal of Breath Research, suggests. Breath analysis could reduce lung infection diagnosis times from weeks to minutes, the Vermont researchers said. Scientists have already researched breath tests to diagnose asthma [&hellip

11 die in Chavez rally coach crash

11 die in Chavez rally coach crash

At least 11 people have been killed and more than 75 injured when two buses crashed into a lorry in western Venezuela on their way to a rally in support of cancer-stricken President Hugo Chavez. Police said a fatal crash occurred on a highway in the western Venezuelan state of Zulia in the early hours [&hellip

Attacks kill over 100 in Pakistan

Attacks kill over 100 in Pakistan

The scene of a bomb blast in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta on January 10, 2013. Over 100 people have been killed and many others injured in a wave of deadly attacks targeting both security guards and civilians, including Shia Muslims, in Pakistan. On Thursday, at least 90 people were killed in three separate bomb [&hellip

American Express to slash 5,400 jobs

American Express to slash 5,400 jobs

  American Express, the United States’ multinational financial services corporation, has announced plans to lay off about 5,400 of its employees worldwide by year’s end. The credit card giant said on Thursday that it would cut its staff by 8.5 percent as it took almost $600 million in after-tax charges in the last quarter of [&hellip

Van Persie praise inspires Tevez

Van Persie praise inspires Tevez

Carlos Tevez says Manchester City’s strikers have been inspired by manager Roberto Mancini’s praise of Manchester United forward Robin van Persie. Mancini recently expressed his regret City could not sign Van Persie, who has scored 20 goals this term, and said he was the difference between the teams. “Those words were a motivation for the [&hellip

Liverpool consider offering role to Dalglish

Liverpool consider offering role to Dalglish

Liverpool owners John W Henry and Tom Werner are considering offering Kenny Dalglish a role at the club, just eight months after sacking him as manager. Dalglish factfile Born: 4 March 1951, Glasgow Playing career: Celtic (1969-77), Liverpool (1977-90), Scotland (1977-90) Managerial career: Liverpool (1985-91), Blackburn (1991-95), Newcastle (1997-98), Celtic (2000), Liverpool (2011-12) The 61-year-old, [&hellip