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Govt admits failing to meet MDG 5

IPPmedia - ‎8 hours ago‎
Fifteen years down the road, the government has admitted failing to reduce maternal and child mortality rates by three quarters as stipulated by the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number 5 'A'.
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Saudi Arabia says four killed in foiled attack on Dammam mosque

Reuters - ‎54 minutes ago‎
ABU DHABI May 29 Four people were killed when a car exploded near a Shi'ite mosque in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, but authorities said militants failed in their bid to hit the mosque itself.
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Inaugural speech by President Muhammadu Buhari at his swearing -in on May ...

BusinessDay - ‎38 minutes ago‎
I am immensely grateful to God, who has preserved us to witness this day and this occasion. Today marks a triumph for Nigeria and an occasion to celebrate her freedom and cherish her democracy.
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Great Barrier Reef kept off UNESCO "danger" list for now

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS May 29 A heritage committee of the UNESCO cultural agency stopped short on Friday of placing Australia's Great Barrier Reef on an "in danger" list, while raising longer term concerns about its future.
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South Africa frees anti-apartheid hero murder mastermind

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
PRETORIA The right wing politician who masterminded the killing of a South African anti-apartheid hero was granted medical parole on Friday, setting aside an earlier decision by the justice minister to block his release.
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Divers capture video of Mount Shindake eruption in Japan

Mashable - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Mount Shindake, a volcano located on the island of Kuchinoerabujima off the southwest coast of Japan, erupted on Friday morning at 10 a.m.
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Newly Launched EAC-USAID Health Project to Improve Health Services Along ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
Arusha - In its efforts to achieve an AIDS-free generation, the East African Community (EAC) Secretariat in collaboration with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a five-year project on Cross-Border Health Integrated ...
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Updated: End of the road for Zimbabwe's candidate in AfDB race

NewsDay - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Sadc candidate, Thomas Sakala failed to land the African Development Bank (AfDB) presidency following his elimination in the fifth round of a grueling poll to elect the bank's eighth president.
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FW foundation slams Nkandla report - ‎22 minutes ago‎
The FW De Klerk Foundation says Police Minister Nathi Nhleko's Nkandla report reveals those in public office have license to help themselves to public resources.
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Seven killed by blasts at wedding venue in northeast Nigeria

Zee News - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Maiduguri: Two bombs exploded at a wedding venue in northeast Nigeria on Friday, killing seven and injuring dozens more, a witness and security sources said.
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EU Recalls Electoral Observers From Burundi One Week Before Vote

Bloomberg - ‎54 minutes ago‎
The European Union will begin withdrawing electoral observers from Burundi as the East African nation vowed that parliamentary polls scheduled for June 5 will go ahead in the face of opposition protests.
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NEC Chairman (rtd) Judge Damian Lubuva

IPPmedia - ‎9 hours ago‎
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has said it was yet to make any arrangements for the country's prisoners to vote in the coming General Elections.

CCM outshines opposition in Himo polls

Daily News - ‎7 hours ago‎
OPPOSITION parties on Wednesday evening walked away empty handed after the ruling party, CCM, emerged with a landslide victory, grabbing chairmanship, vice and other subcommittee positions in the election to get Himo Township leaders.

ATCL increases flights to Comoros

Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
AIR Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has announced it will increase the number of flights to the Comoros, following increased demand for services of the national carrier, especially during the forthcoming holy month of Ramadhan.

Tougher penalties for illegal cigarettes needed

Daily News - ‎3 hours ago‎
THERE is dire need for tougher penalties on illegally imported cigarettes following recent seizure of million of tonnes of the products across the country by police and customs.

Vodacom launches new credit facility

Daily News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Vodacom Tanzania has launched new airtime credit advance facility as competition between rival operators intensify. Vodacom said in a statement yesterday that it launched a bundle that allows customers to borrow more credit with easier repayments ...

Shilling Predicted to Stabilise As Agroexport Season Nears - ‎4 hours ago‎
THE shilling is predicted to stabilise at around 2,000/- as an agro-export season is approaching to cushion the needed supply at the foreign money market, experts say.

Tanzania to offer bill for telecom infrastructure sharing

IT News Africa - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tanzania has seen positive growth in the telecom sector over the past few years and despite the growth, prices and connectivity continue to be an issue for users.
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Here's the best feature in Google's new photos app

Fortune - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Google's new photos app for iOS and Android has one truly standout new feature: It offers users suggestions to delete similar photos, potentially freeing up tons of space in the process, as Business Insider highlights.
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Temporary fix to messages glitch

Belfast Telegraph - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Apple has issued a temporary fix for the bug that saw a set of characters crash their Messages app, as it emerges they can also affect other iPhone functions.
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Apple Acquires German Augmented Reality Startup Metaio

NDTV - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Although we have not heard anything about work on augmented reality (AR) officially from Apple, a legal document coupled with the Cupertino-based tech firm's standard reply about small acquisitions point to it having acquired German AR startup Metaio.

Serve And Protect My Foot! This Is The Shocking Thing Police Officers Were ...

Ghafla!Kenya - ‎2 hours ago‎
His name is Kamanu Kamanu and is best known for his Kimeru songs that receive a lot of airplay in Meru. The only dim in his shine is that Kamanu was born with albinism.
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I support Ali Kiba, though Diamond is a good singer- Wema

SDE Entertainment News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Tanzanian socialite Wema Sepetu is still pulling stunts likely to hurt her ex, Diamond Platnumz. When she is not hanging out with Diamond's once upon a time best friend, Ommy Dimpos, she is exchanging saliva with Big Brother Africa winner Idris Sultan.
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Zachariah Hans Poppe

IPPmedia - ‎8 hours ago‎
Simba SC leadership has expressed intention to strengthen its squad by recruiting JKT Ruvu dependable centre back, Mohamed Faki. The squad's registration committee chairman, Zachariah Hans Poppe, said Faki has signed a two-year contract.

Toto African urged to end misunderstanding, concentrate on team preparation

Daily News - ‎6 hours ago‎
MWANZA Regional Football Association (MRFA) Chairman Jackson Songora has advised Toto African members and leadership to end the on-going conflict within the club.
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MIT's Cheetah-Bot Makes Running Jumps With Lifelike Ease - ‎48 minutes ago‎
MIT has been working on its Cheetah robot for years, showing how it can run fast, change its gait mid-stride, and so on - but this latest achievement might be the the most impressive.
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The world's first murder victim may have just been dug up in Spain

Metro - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Even CSI agents would struggle to solve this murder - believed to be the first ever, it happened 430,000 years ago. Yes, you heard that right.
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Nasa Places First Order for Commercial Manned Mission to ISS With Boeing

NDTV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nasa has placed its first order from Boeing for a commercial human spaceflight mission which will involve ferrying astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).
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New species of human ancestor found

Irish Examiner - ‎13 hours ago‎
A fossil find adds another twig to the human evolutionary tree, giving further evidence that the well-known “Lucy” species had company in what is now Ethiopia.

Collaborate in disease research, VP tells MUHAS

Daily News - ‎8 hours ago‎
VICE-PRESIDENT, Dr Mohamed Gharib Billal, has urged the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) to work together with other health institutions in conducting research, that will provide solutions to increasing occurrences of both ...
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Health secretary stresses on need to check illicit tobacco trade

Economic Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
New Delhi: Contending that illicit trade in tobacco products is a major problem as it undermines tobacco control policies and leads to a significant revenue loss, Union Health Secretary today stressed on the need to have a mission-control approach to tackle ...
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