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Mwakyembe team to clean up transport sector mess

Mwakyembe team to clean up transport sector mess

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 76

Transport minister Harrison Mwakyembe has formed a task force to work out measures to end road carnage that has become overly frequent in the country, killing and maiming hundreds of innocent Tanzanians. A 13-member committee has been given 14 days to go through the 13 terms of reference that stakeholders in the transport sector suggested […]

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Why TZ may lose Pemba to Kenya

Why TZ may lose Pemba to Kenya

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 84

Nairobi. Tanzania risks losing a big chunk of Pemba Island to Kenya if a case filed by Somalia in an international court succeeds, The Citizen has learnt. In a case filed by the Somalia regime, Kenya also risks losing almost all of its territorial waters in the Indian Ocean if the international court rules in […]

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Sofapaka Go Top

Sofapaka Go Top

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 86

Sofapaka surged to the summit of the Kenya Premier League standings after easing to a 1-0 win over relegation-worried Nairobi City Stars. International winger Clifton Miheso was the toast of Sam Timbe’s table toppers as he struck the lone goal in the 10th minute from a superb assist from Enock Agwanda. The win moved Sofapaka […]

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Here Are The Most Unique Places For An Education

Here Are The Most Unique Places For An Education

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 1,530

According to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the global population of internationally mobile students more than doubled from 2.1 million in 2000 to nearly 4.5 million in 2011. Based on this growth trajectory, the total number may sum up to 5 million in 2014. 380,376 African students elected to study abroad in […]

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Kenya’s president approves 5 pct capital gains tax

Kenya’s president approves 5 pct capital gains tax

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 111

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a 5 percent capital gains tax that investors say could affect investment in property, equities and the country’s nascent oil and mining sectors. The finance bill approved by parliament in late August will take effect on Jan. 1, changing how taxes are applied in East Africa’s biggest […]

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Cement Factories Destroy Town in South Champa

Cement Factories Destroy Town in South Champa

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 161

Five cement factories built within a ten kilometers radius have heavily thickened the air above the capitol of the namesake district in Kien Giang Province in south Champa. In addition to the tedious task of constantly wiping floors and faces, the ever-present dust has allegedly left many sick in Kien Luong town in south Champa. […]

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Is the World’s Oldest Pyramid Safe?

Is the World’s Oldest Pyramid Safe?

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 165

Activists are angry with Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities, Mamdouh Eldamaty, for choosing to re-hire a company to restore one of Egypt’s oldest pyramids after the firm caused damage and major deterioration to the structure while trying to repair it. According to the Non-Stop Robberies movement, the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, located in the Saqqara necropolis, sustained serious damage while being restored […]

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A Biological Hot Spot in Africa, With New Species Still to Discover

A Biological Hot Spot in Africa, With New Species Still to Discover

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 163

The Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania may not be terribly tall — only half the height of their famous neighbor, Mount Kilimanjaro. But to scientists who tally the planet’s biodiversity, they tower over the rest of the world. The forests that cover their flanks contain the highest density of endangered animals anywhere on earth. This is a […]

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Nato members ‘start arms deliveries to Ukraine’

Nato members ‘start arms deliveries to Ukraine’

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 178

Nato countries have started delivering arms to Ukraine to help its soldiers fight pro-Russian separatists in the east, the defence minister says. Valery Heletey did not give details of the weapons being delivered or name the countries involved. A similar statement earlier was denied by five Nato members, including the US. Ukraine’s prime minister says […]

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Ukraine forces ‘repel rebels in Donetsk airport’

Ukraine forces ‘repel rebels in Donetsk airport’

| September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Visits: 146

Ukrainian government troops say they have repelled an attack by pro-Russian rebels on Donetsk airport. All Saturday morning gunfire was heard from the area, controlled by government forces despite rebel victories in the rest of the eastern city. Correspondents say the fresh violence is a big challenge to a fragile ceasefire agreed on 5 September. […]

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