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Introducing the most-unlikely public health hero ever: giant rats

Yes, you read that right: rats. To most people, the sight of a giant rat is disgusting. But for many scientists, these rats are extremely helpful. One in four people are currently living with latent tuberculosis, according to the WHO. That's almost 2 billion people worldwide. Tuberculosis is a leadi

ONE - 2018-03-24 03:18:00

Mayanga apologizes to Tanzania Fans for Algeria defeat

15 NFL stars facing intense pressure in 2018 After the heavy 4-1 defeated from Algeria, Taifa Stars head coach Salum Mayanga has moved to apologize to fans for the bad results. This is the second time for the Tanzania National team to lose against Algeria which ranked 60th by FIFA as per current is

MSN.COM - 2018-03-23 19:42:04

Opinion: Key talking points from Tanzania’s defeat by Algeria

Tanzania have been stunned by a 4-1 defeat by Algeria in a friendly match which heldwas in Bilda, Algeria. Goal looks back on some of the main talking points from the match. Algeria striking line proved too much for Tanzania defenders Tanzania's back four with the likes of Shomari Kapombe, Gadiel Mi

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-23 16:15:49

Africa's young professionals embracing 'gospel of bitcoin'

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press Updated 2:41 am, Friday, March 23, 2018 KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - In a sleek new high-rise in Uganda's capital, an enthusiastic lecturer described his financial success with the cryptocurrency bitcoin while his earnings were projected on a screen. "What I have earned

SFGATE - 2018-03-23 09:38:00

The Democratic Republic of the Congo Regional Refugee Response Plan January-December 2018

The situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is one of the world's most complex, challenging and forgotten crises. With 4.5 million people internally displaced and more than 740,000 Congolese refugees across Africa, the humanitarian situation deteriorated sharply in 2017. Refugees hav

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Kenya has legalized the commercial and private use of drones

Importing, owning, and flying a drone is now legal in Kenya-as long as users operate within the regulations set by civil aviation authorities. In the next six months, unmanned aerial vehicles operated by private citizens, companies, besides the government will be licensed for recreation, commercial,

QUARTZ - 2018-03-23 02:31:08

Samatta: Algeria will be good preparation for AFCON qualifiers

Tanzania (Taifa Stars) skipper Mbwana Samatta has revealed that all players are ready for their two friendly games against Algeria and DRC Congo. Taifa Stars is set to play away against Algeria on March 22 and at home against DRC Congo five days later. Article continues below Stars who are currently

GOAL.COM - 2018-03-22 15:00:29

NRD Capital Establishes the "NRD Foundation," Supports Franchised Water Solution

ATLANTA, March 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of World Water Day, NRD Capital, LLC ("NRD"), an Atlanta-based private equity firm specializing in franchised and multi-location business investments, announces its first philanthropic pledge through the NRD Foundation ("the NRDF"). The first recipien

BENZINGA - 2018-03-22 14:35:00

Liberman ends Africa tour, stressing the importance of isolating Iran

On Thursday Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman took off from Tanzania to Israel after a historic visit by an Israeli defense minister to the African continent, including Rwanda, Zambia and Tanzania. Liberman met with the Presidents of the three countries, the Ministers of Defense and Foreign Affairs,

I24NEWS - 2018-03-22 13:34:15

Springfield group climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro to save lives

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3/KSPR) - Springfield volunteers joined a group of NFL players to climb Africa's tallest mountain peak to save lives. Springfield based WorldServe International brings clean and safe drinking water to East African communities in need to accelerate education, health, and opportun

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-22 12:27:00

Lincoln man climbs Kilimanjaro to raise money for wells in Tanzania

All his life, Tony Goins has been a man on a mission. As a former Sergeant in the Marine Corp and executive at a multi-billion dollar company, he knows about getting things done. But when he got a call from former NFL running back and close friend Steven Jackson asking him to join him as he climbe

KLKNTV.COM - 2018-03-22 05:10:00

Africa agrees to giant trade bloc, but Nigeria, South Africa sit it out

KIGALI (Reuters) - African leaders agreed on Wednesday to form a $3 trillion (2.1 trillion) continental free-trade zone encompassing 1.2 billion people, but its two biggest economies, Nigeria and South Africa, did not sign up, diminishing its impact. The African Union started talks in 2015 to estab


Riyad Mahrez in doubt for Algeria vs. Tanzania clash

Riyad Mahrez could miss Algeria's friendly game with Tanzania at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker on Thursday evening. The winger was believed to have suffered the injury in Leicester City's 2-1 loss to Chelsea in an FA Cup quarterfinal tie. The Desert Warriors manager Rabah Madjer confirmed that the form


Barrick Gold Yet to Feel the Heat in Zambian Tax Crackdown

For now at least, Barrick Gold Corp. seems to have escaped a tax crackdown in Zambia that has embroiled fellow Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals Ltd. That should be welcome news for a company whose news flow has been punctuated with controversy from Tanzania to Argentina and Chile. On Tuesday, F


African champions Wydad and Sundowns renew rivalry

Johannesburg (AFP) - Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa, the last two winners of the CAF Champions League, will face each other in the group phase this year. Defending champions Wydad and 2016 title-holders Sundowns were placed in Group C Wednesday with two debutants,


eCurrency Announces Appointment of Athu Karume to President of East Africa Markets

OAKLAND, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--eCurrency Mint Limited ("eCurrency") announced the addition of a new member to its Markets team, Athu Karume as President, Tanzania and East Africa Markets. eCurrency is the pioneer of the innovative technology that enables central banks to issue a digital fiat curr


Sustainable Development Goals Era is New Opportunity for Tanzania to Push WASH Agenda Forward

DAR ES SALAAM, MARCH 21, 2018 - In the first few months after commissioning the Birisima solar-powered water project in Gidewari, a significant number of shops sprung up around the village. Foreman Isaack Abdiel, who oversaw the construction of the project in northern Tanzania, attributed the influx


Assessing social and emotional learning in Tanzania- An interview with Matthew Jukes

Social emotional learning is likely to be strongly influenced by culture, but global variation has yet to be captured because much of the research on this topic has come only from Western countries. When researchers attempt to measure social emotional competencies in different contexts, they often m


Tanzania arrest two over social media call to protest 'dictatorship'

DODOMA, Tanzania - Tanzanian police said on Wednesday they had arrested a driver and a farmer accused of urging fellow citizens to protest against the increasing authoritarianism of President John Magufuli on social media. A call for nationwide protests on April 26, first launched by an opposition a


'Black Panther' fans can find glimpses of Wakanda in Africa

A man walks on the land at Ha Mampho village, Lesotho. The blockbuster film 'Black Panther' has created a new compelling vision of Africa as a continent of smart, technologically savvy people with cool clothes living in a futuristic city amid stunning landscapes. Local Ethiopian farmers and their ca