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​Drama in Dakar as Barrow sworn as Gambia President.

​Drama in Dakar as Barrow sworn as Gambia President.

The Gambia’s President Adama Barrow was sworn-in at the Gambian embassy in neighbouring Senegal yesterday as West African troops prepared to back him in a showdown with defiant incumbent Yahya Jammeh. The real-estate developer-turned-politician was sworn by the President of Gambian Bar Association, Mr Sheriff Tambadou, at exactly 07:56 pm East African time at a [&hellip

Katavi Has Enough Food Stocks, Says RC.

Katavi Has Enough Food Stocks, Says RC.

The Katavi Regional Commissioner, Retired Major General, Raphael Muhuga, has asserted that the region had a bumper food harvest to feed its population and sell to other regions in the country. The RC insisted that farmers in the region have realised a bumper harvest of 606,245.69 tonnes of cereals out of which a 136,013.04 tonnes [&hellip

Six Newly-Appointed Envoys Assigned Working Stations.

Six Newly-Appointed Envoys Assigned Working Stations.

Six out of 15 recently-appointed envoys have been assigned to their working stations, with two of them posted to new embassies in Qatar and Turkey. The two new embassies were part of six new embassies that the government planned to inaugurate soon to extend its diplomatic presence in countries where there was no representation. The [&hellip

Special Diplomas On HESLB Roll.

Special Diplomas On HESLB Roll.

Students pursuing diploma courses in line with national priority areas will soon start receiving educational loans following the scheduled amendments of the Higher Education Students’ Loan Board (HESLB) Act contained in the Written Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) No. 4 Bill of 2016. The Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Professor Joyce Ndalichako, told members [&hellip

20 firefighters martyred as Iran’s oldest high-rise collapses after fire

20 firefighters martyred as Iran’s oldest high-rise collapses after fire

Iran’s oldest high-rise in southern Tehran collapsed on Thursday morning following a major fire in the building, leaving 20 firefighters martyred and dozens of people injured so far. On Thursday, Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said so far 20 firefighters are confirmed to have lost their lives as they were trying to contain the flames. [&hellip

Trump proposes parades to display US military power

Trump proposes parades to display US military power

US President-elect Donald Trump says he plans to cheer up the American people by showing off the country’s military might in nationwide parades. Speaking to the Washington Post in an interview published on Wednesday, Trump said a great president should be a “great cheerleader” first. “Being a great president has to do with a lot [&hellip

Pentagon, Lockheed to sign major F-35 deal under Trump’s pressure

Pentagon, Lockheed to sign major F-35 deal under Trump’s pressure

The Pentagon is about to seal a $9 billion deal with Lockheed Martin Corp to buy more F-35 fighter jets amid ongoing negotiations to make the aircraft less expensive. The new deal includes 90 more aircraft and is expected to be announced at the end of this month, Reuters reported on Wednesday, citing three sources [&hellip

Most Daesh commanders in Mosul killed in battles

Most Daesh commanders in Mosul killed in battles

A senior Iraqi general says most Daesh commanders in Mosul have been killed in battles with armed forces over the past three months. “The majority of (Daesh) commanders have been killed in the eastern side,” Lieutenant-General Abdul Ghani al-Assadi from the elite Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) told reporters on Thursday, while touring the newly retaken areas [&hellip

​Simbu’s India Feat Renews Race For Global Conquest.

​Simbu’s India Feat Renews Race For Global Conquest.

Alphonce Simbu’s Mumbai Marathon victory has officially opened the country’s campaign to promote athletics and make it a major income for energetic Tanzanian sportsmen and women. Simbu who beat tough opponents from Kenya and Ethiopia pocketed USD 42,000 (93,240,000/-), which the athlete said he would use to inspire other youth in Tanzania to join athletics. [&hellip

Loliondo District Conflicts ‘Cause Investor Exit’.

Loliondo District Conflicts ‘Cause Investor Exit’.

Long standing conflicts in Loliondo District have forced more than eight investor firms to pack their bags and flee from the former Game Controlled Area, which is mapped within the Ngorongoro District, it has been learnt. A statement from the Loliondo Division’s Tourism Of-ficer, Mr Elibariki Bajuta, revealed that in the last five years, eight [&hellip