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Ex-president APJ Abdul Kalam dies at 83, pushed for a nuclear India

Los Angeles Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, known as the father of the country's military missile program, died Monday after collapsing while delivering a lecture, a top state official said.

Ikulu trashes reports on Kikwete salary

Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE State House has refuted reports published in a local daily that President Jakaya Kikwete is among five highly- paid African heads of state.
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CECAFA Cup rolls into quarters

Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
AFTER the group stage of the East and Central African club championship came to a close on Sunday, the field is now set for the knockout stage, with all eyes on Wednesday's thrilling tie pitting local giants Young Africans against Azam FC.

Outgoing Special Seats MP crushes opponents

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Outgoing Special Seats legislator for Coast Region Ms Zainab Vullu has won nomination through the Umoja wa Wanawake Tanzania (UWT) ticket after collecting 342 out of 450 votes cast.

Bunge aspirant woos investors for Bukoba

Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
FORMER Bukoba Urban Chama Cha Mapinduzi legislator Mr Mujuni Kataraiya has pledged to usher in development technologies if he is allowed to fly his party's flag during the October elections.

Why ward schools need dormitories for girls

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
UNTIL April, this year, Maristela Ndalechi (not her real name) was a form two student at Sungu Secondary School in Moshi Rural District, Kilimanjaro region.

Tanzania-Kenya Highway Upgrade to Boost Trade - ‎16 hours ago‎
The upgrade of a key link road between Tanzania and Kenya is underway, raising prospects for enhanced cross-border trade. The expansion of the multimillion-dollar superhighway running from Arusha-Holili in Tanzania to Taveta-Voi in Kenya, is expected ...

Bunju Ward Executive case ready for hearing next month

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
HEARING in the case involving Bunju A Ward Executive, Yusuph Sungu and 34 others is set to start on August 3, this year before Senior Resident Magistrate, Thomas Simba of the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania: Lone Voice - ‎13 hours ago‎
I hope the past week was delight although not much has happened (much has happened really!) but at least you have a blurred picture of the Countries politics and who will take over the next 5 years.

Kids Flee Schools After Feeding Program Halt - ‎13 hours ago‎
Scores of students are running away from public schools in Arusha region after a school feeding programme was withdrawn by donors.
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Obama to give keynote address to African Union

Bangkok Post - ‎41 minutes ago‎
ADDIS ABABA - Barack Obama will be the first-ever US president to address the African Union on Tuesday, in the culmination of a short tour of the region that has seen him focus on security and human rights.
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Tourist suspected of illegally killing lion in Zimbabwe

The Week Magazine - ‎3 hours ago‎
A tourist is suspected of paying a safari operator $55,000 in order to kill Cecil, a 13-year-old lion who lived in a national park in Zimbabwe.
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House Of Reps Deputy Speaker Says He Will Not Resign

Yusuf-Lasun deputy speaker The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives in Nigeria, Honourable Yusuf Lasun, has insisted that he will not be forced to resign as the Deputy Speaker of the House.
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Kenyan experts warn against inflated expectations after Obama's visit

GlobalPost - ‎6 hours ago‎
NAIROBI, July 27 (Xinhua) -- President Obama's three-day visit to Kenya to attend the just concluded Global Entrepreneurship Summit, though rich in symbolism, may not offer lasting solution to Kenya's endemic challenges, experts warned on Monday.
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Cuba, Malaysia removed from US human trafficking blacklist

Firstpost - ‎55 minutes ago‎
Washington: Democratic lawmakers and rights groups on Monday accused the State Department of politicizing its annual rankings of nations on their efforts to combat modern-day slavery, as key trading partner Malaysia was taken off a blacklist.
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David Cameron replaces his entire business advisory board

Financial Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
David Cameron has overhauled his entire business advisory board as the prime minister brings in a crop of chief executives as a “sounding board” on business matters in advance of his planned referendum on EU membership.
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Gurdaspur attack: Punjab Police defeat terror again

Hindustan Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
By gunning down three heavily armed terrorists in the dawn-to-dusk offensive at Dinanagar on Monday, Punjab Police have sent a strong message to terror groups about their ability to hit back hard.
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Smallholder Farmers Are The New Global Food Frontier

Huffington Post - ‎13 hours ago‎
One-third of the world's 7.3 billion people are smallholder farmers and their families who produce nearly 70 percent of all food consumed worldwide on 60 percent of the planet's arable land.

Statoil launches safety training for fishermen

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
STATOIL Tanzania yesterday launched a Safety of Life at Sea training for 100 fishermen in Mtwara with the aim to improve their knowledge on how to survive at the sea.

Mwalimu Bank listing on Dar bourse on course

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
COMPILATION of banking information of investors in the Mwalimu Commercial Bank (MCB) is expected to be completed this week ahead of the official listing of the bank on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE).
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Twiga Cement Trains Block Makers - ‎16 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam - Tanzania Portland Cement Company Limited (TPCC) recently conducted a training seminar for 250 cement distributors and block makers from Dar es Salaam to improve efficiency.
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OnePlus finally reveals the OnePlus 2, its 'flagship killer', starting at $329

Mashable - ‎22 minutes ago‎
One of the most hyped Android phones of the year has arrived. OnePlus, the Chinese startup behind the popular OnePlus One, has finally revealed its next flagship - and it doesn't disappoint.
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Hackers can use a text to infiltrate your Android smartphone - ‎46 minutes ago‎
New report says a text message can be used to hack into your Android phone, without you even having to open it. Hackers have found a way to steal information from Android phones with just a text.
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Google gives up on Google+ as a Facebook rival

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
It's been a slow death, but the mourning may now commence. Google put the final nail in the coffin of its ambition to make Google+ a real competitor to Facebook, Twitter and other leading social networks.
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Couple making thousands of knockoff iPhones busted by Beijing police

Mashable - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus during an Apple event on Monday, March 9, 2015, in San Francisco. Image: Eric Risberg/Associated Press.
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2015 ZIFF Awards: Check out the complete list of winners - ‎7 hours ago‎
ZIFF 2015 awarded a host of prizes to top films from around the world this evening during a stellar closing ceremony at the Old Fort in Stone Town.
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Legislator lays accent on Airtel Rising Stars

Daily News - ‎5 hours ago‎
ILALA Member of Parliament Mussa Azzan Zungu opened Dar es Salaam regional Airtel Rising Stars football tournament and exhorted the U-17 youngsters to work hard with a view to achieving their dreams of succeeding in life through football.

Holders Don Bosco Lioness off to flying start

Daily News - ‎22 hours ago‎
DON Bosco Lioness got their Union Basketball League title defence off to a flying start with a 74-57 victory over Vijana Queens at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam.

Singh wins Utrack Nane Nane Rally 2015

Daily News - ‎1 hour ago‎
TANZANIA'S driver Randeep Singh emerged winner of the 2015 U-track Nane Nane Rally held in remote sections of Monduli District in Arusha over the weekend, concluding Sunday night.
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Stoke City sign ex-Barcelona, PSV winger, free agent Ibrahim Afellay - ‎2 hours ago‎
Stoke City announced on Monday the free-agent signing of now-former Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay, the latest recruit in manager Mark Hughes' endeavor to build a squad capable of bringing European football to the Britannia Stadium.
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Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking Among Hundreds to Urge Ban on Military Robots

New York Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking, along with hundreds of artificial intelligence researchers and experts, are calling for a worldwide ban on so-called autonomous weapons, warning that they could set off a revolution in weaponry comparable to gunpowder ...
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CAL THOMAS: Kepler-452b: Farway planet that could sustain intelligent life

Washington Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
NASA has discovered the answer to all of our problems. It is another planet, a possible twin to Earth that could theoretically sustain life.
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Really, Propellantless Space Drives Are Still Not a Thing

Wired - ‎1 hour ago‎
The last time we saw the so-called EM Drive, it was causing a kerfuffle over at, where a member of a tiny team called Eagleworks at NASA's Johnson Space Center had posted some information about a propellantless propulsion device.
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Superfast light device for future computers

Zee News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Washington: An ultra-fast light-emitting device that can flip on-and- off 90 billion times a second and could form the basis of optical computing has been developed.
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Local Biotech Working On World's First Malaria Vaccine

CBS Local - ‎2 hours ago‎
BOSTON (CBS) - A major drug maker is making strides against malaria and a local biotech company is a big part of that success. Agenus Bio of Lexington has been working for years with drug giant GlaxoSmithKline on development of a malaria vaccine.

Grumeti Donates Equipment to Mara Natta Health Centre - ‎16 hours ago‎
Serengeti - Singita Grumeti Reserves (SGR) and its sister organization, Grumeti Fund (GF) have donated a modern oxygen concentrator and six mattresses to Natta Health Centre in Serengeti District, Mara Region.
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'40 million Indians have hepatitis B'

Times of India - ‎2 hours ago‎
MUMBAI: The World Health Organization said India needs better detection and prevention facilities, on the occasion of World Hepatitis Day on Tuesday.
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