Tanzania launches first electric SGR train commercial operations | WN24

DAR ES SALAAM, June 14 (Xinhua) — Tanzania’s railway authorities commenced the first electric standard gauge railway (SGR) commercial operations from Dar es Salaam to the Morogoro region Friday, covering 300 km. “This is a milestone advancement in Tanzania’s transport infrastructure that promises to enhance connectivity and efficiency and stimulate economic growth,” said the Tanzania […]

Rwanda’s association of genocide widows marks 30 years of resilience | WN24

KIGALI, June 14 (Xinhua) — The Association of Genocide Widows, Avega-Agahozo, marked 30 years of resilience Friday, commemorating the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in an event attended by hundreds of survivors. “During the journey of the last 30 years, we have received help in many ways, providing comfort and motivation through words of encouragement. […]

Feature: Magufuli Bridge, a new lifeline for Tanzanian communities and economy | WN24

MWANZA, Tanzania, June 14 (Xinhua) — Peter Ngonyani, a 35-year-old resident of Kigongo, near the Kigongo-Busisi ferry on Lake Victoria in Tanzania’s northwestern Mwanza region, is all smiles. As a father of three, he has lived in the area for over 20 years and is excited to see the completion of the Kigongo-Busisi Bridge across […]

“Chinese bridge” language proficiency competition held in Zimbabwe | WN24

HARARE, June 14 (Xinhua) — Chinese language students in Zimbabwe on Friday showcased their language competence at the 23rd edition of the Chinese Bridge competition held at the University of Zimbabwe in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. The competition, which drew participants from primary and secondary schools, as well as colleges, was organized by the […]

‘Oddly satisfying’ cow pedicure videos are a hit on TikTok Lifestyle News | WN24

There are many paths to internet stardom, but there are only a few ways to correctly trim a cow hoof. Nate Ranallo, a bovine podiatrist in West Salem, Wisconsin, prefers the Kansas method because the trim conforms more organically to a cow’s claw shape. Graeme Parker of Wigtownshire, Scotland, is partial to the Dutch method, […]