Category: News

Dar Magistrate Acquits Richmond Managing Director.

Dar Magistrate Acquits Richmond Managing Director.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday acquitted the Managing Director of Richmond Development Company, Mr Naeem Gire on fraud charges relating to the company’s capacity to produce 100MW of electricity in Tanzania. Principal Resident Magistrate Cyprian Mkeha ruled in favour of the accused person, ending the pending criminal trial on a [&hellip

Dar Police Arrested Over 267 For Various Offences.

Dar Police Arrested Over 267 For Various Offences.

Police Force in Dar es Salaam zone have arrested more than 267 people with various offences including using of drugs and robing by using weapons in different places in Dar es Salaam. The suspects were arrested during a special five-day operation launched by law enforcement agents in voarious areas in the city. Addressing a news [&hellip

Simba: PCCB Can Solve Fakhi Case.

Simba: PCCB Can Solve Fakhi Case.

League leaders Simba are seeking anticorruption bureau intervention to clear the dispute between the Club and Kagera Sugar over ‘erroneous’ fielding of Mohamed Fakhi. The club’s Head of Information and Communications, Haji Manara told reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday the club reached the move to seek the services of Prevention and Combatting of Corruption [&hellip

Zimbabwe Opposition Figures Team Up To Challenge Mugabe.

Zimbabwe Opposition Figures Team Up To Challenge Mugabe.

Harare – Two major opposition figures in Zimbabwe have signed a pact pledging to work toward establishing a united front to challenge President Robert Mugabe in next year’s elections. Morgan Tsvangirai, whose MDC-T party is the biggest opposition in parliament, and Joice Mujuru, a former vice president, described the memorandum of understanding as a significant [&hellip

Ethiopia Rights Body: ‘More Than 600 Protest Deaths’.

Ethiopia Rights Body: ‘More Than 600 Protest Deaths’.

Ethiopia’s state-affiliated Human Rights Commission says 669 people died, including 63 policemen, in the wave of anti-government protests that began in November 2015. International rights groups have said hundreds of people lost their lives in clashes between police and protesters. The report praised security forces for showing restraint in some instances and blamed diaspora groups [&hellip

French, Mali Forces Kill 12 Extremists After Attack On Army.

French, Mali Forces Kill 12 Extremists After Attack On Army.

French and Malian armed forces killed at least a dozen Islamic extremists who attacked an army camp in northern Mali on Tuesday, killing at least four soldiers and wounding another, according to a statement by the French Operation Barkhane. The attack on the army camp in Gourma-Rharous, about 120km east of Timbuktu, also destroyed a [&hellip

Yemenis Shoot Down Saudi Black Hawk, At Least 12 Saudi Troops Killed.

Yemenis Shoot Down Saudi Black Hawk, At Least 12 Saudi Troops Killed.

More than a dozen Saudi military personnel have been killed when allied forces in Yemen shot down a Black Hawk helicopter taking part in Riyadh’s military operation against the impoverished Arab country. Saudi Arabia’s SPA news agency confirmed the account on Tuesday. However, there was no comment on the reason behind the incident. Earlier, military [&hellip

Libya Fishermen Find 28 Dead Migrants In Boat Offshore – Official.

Libya Fishermen Find 28 Dead Migrants In Boat Offshore – Official.

Libyan fishermen found the bodies of 28 illegal migrants who appeared to have died of thirst and hunger after their boat broke down off the coast of Sabratha city, a ministry of interior official said on Tuesday. Since Libya fell into chaos after Muammar Gaddafi’s fall in 2011, the North African country is the main [&hellip

RC Gives 14-Day Ultimatum For Identification Of Evictees.

RC Gives 14-Day Ultimatum For Identification Of Evictees.

Morogoro Regional Commissioner (RC), Dr Stephen Kebwe, has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Morogoro District Commissioner (DC) led team to identify people with permanent residences ahead of their eviction from water sources in Uluguru Mountain. The RC ordered the team to conduct fresh assessment of all people within 60 metres from the water sources, warning [&hellip

Govt Okays Hiring Of 10,000 Public Servants.

Govt Okays Hiring Of 10,000 Public Servants.

The government has approved employment permits for 9,721 vacancies from July, last year to March, this year, the National Assembly was told yesterday. Minister of State in the President’s Office – Public Service and Good Governance – Ms Angellah Kairuki said this while moving her ministry’s budget estimates for 2017/2018, yesterday. She added that 3,174 [&hellip