Articles By: admin

Clashes in Libyan capital kill 1, injure 12

Clashes in Libyan capital kill 1, injure 12

Heavily armed gunmen of two rival militias have clashed in the Libyan capital Tripoli for hours, killing at least one person and injuring 12 others. The fighting erupted on Thursday after militia chief Nuri Friwan died from injuries he sustained at a checkpoint controlled by former rebels from Soug al-Jomaa, an eastern Tripoli district. To [&hellip

Morogoro rally schedule intact

Morogoro rally schedule intact

Yusuf Ghor, Automobile Association of Tanzania chief executive officer The final motor rally of the season is expected to be held in Morogoro from December 7, the Automobile Association of Tanzania’s chief executive officer Yusuf Ghor confirmed yesterday. The event will be the seventh for the season out of planned eight after Dar es Salaam [&hellip

In one year, TZ lost 15bn/- in smuggled minerals

In one year, TZ lost 15bn/- in smuggled minerals

Smuggled minerals worth 15bn/- have been seized by the Tanzania Minerals Audit Agency (TMAA) in the course of inspections conducted over one year period between September of last year and October this year. However, the practice remains perverse because, this year, in just one month, September to October several people were arrested in five incidents [&hellip

Govt floats its first 15-year bond

Govt floats its first 15-year bond

In an effort to lengthen maturity profile of domestic debts, Tanzania (BOT), has for the first time floated 15-year treasury bonds with a 13.5 percent coupon. Speaking when floating the bond yesterday, BOT Manager Domestic Market Department, Paul Maganga, said the move is also aimed at further development of the country’s financial markets. He said [&hellip

Dr Mvungi flown to SA for treatment

Dr Mvungi flown to SA for treatment

Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) commissioner Dr Sengondo Mvungi who was admitted to the Muhimbili Orthodepadic Institute (MOI) following attacks by armed robbers last weekend was flown to SA for further treatment. The referral came after Dr Mvungi’s health showed no improvement in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where he had been admitted for some days. [&hellip

Kikwete: We will not wreck, leave the EAC

Kikwete: We will not wreck, leave the EAC

President Jakaya Kikwete has cleared Tanzania’s position on the East African Community (EAC), saying the country has no plans to leave or let the partnership fall apart. Kikwete’s statement comes amid speculations from various groups who thought Tanzania and Burundi might quit the EAC after being sidelined by Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda who had been [&hellip

Arsenal can win Champions League

Arsenal can win Champions League

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal can win the Champions League – if they avoid fellow German side Bayern Munich in the draw. Aaron Ramsey was on target as Arsenal beat Dortmund 1-01 on Wednesday to stay top of Group F with two games left. The hosts had come into the match looking for [&hellip

Surgeons ‘discover new part of knee’

Surgeons ‘discover new part of knee’

Two knee surgeons in Belgium say they have identified a previously unfamiliar ligament in the human knee. Writing in the Journal of Anatomy, they suggest the fibrous band could play a part in one of the most common sports injuries worldwide. Despite glimpses of the ligament in medical history, this is the first time its [&hellip

M23 commander surrenders to Uganda

M23 commander surrenders to Uganda

The commander of the M23 rebel group in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has surrendered to Ugandan authorities, along with hundreds of his men. Reports on Thursday said Sultani Makenga and about 1,700 M23 rebels were disarmed and being held by the Ugandan military in Mgahinga, near the Congo border. Colonel Makenga is listed [&hellip

Twitter’s share price soars at NYSE launch

Twitter’s share price soars at NYSE launch

Twitter’s share price soared by 73% on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange, closing at $44.90. The strong debut for the social networking site’s initial public offering exceeded even Wall Street’s expectations. The closing price gives Twitter a value of more than $31bn (£19.3bn). Although the closing price fell 20 [&hellip