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Magufuli Sacks Energy Minister Prof Muhongo.

Magufuli Sacks Energy Minister Prof Muhongo.

Dar es salaam. President John Magufuli wants energe and mineral minister Prof Sospeter Muhongo to reconsider his position after he was implicated in the minerals sand saga report. The president was responding to recommendation made to him in the report by a special committee he formed to investigate gold and cooper consentrate in mineral sand. [&hellip

ICC Says It’s Monitoring Central African Republic Violence.

ICC Says It’s Monitoring Central African Republic Violence.

The International Criminal Court called for an end to a new wave of violence between armed groups in the Central African Republic and warned it would take further action. “My office is monitoring these developments very closely to assess what further action may be required,” the ICC’s prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, said Tuesday in an emailed [&hellip

2 UN Peacekeepers Killed In Mali.

2 UN Peacekeepers Killed In Mali.

Two peacekeepers were killed and a third wounded on Tuesday in an ambush in restive northern Mali, the nation’s UN mission said. The troops were patrolling on foot near Aguelhok, which is close to the border with Algeria, when they were attacked, the mission said in a statement. A military source told AFP that the [&hellip

Trump should engage in talks with Iran: Kofi Annan.

Trump should engage in talks with Iran: Kofi Annan.

Former United Nations secretary-general Kofi Annan urges US President Donald Trump to engage in talks with Iran rather than retaining his current antagonistic stance towards the Islamic Republic. Trump has adopted an invariably harsh tone when talking about Tehran, calling it the “number one terrorist state” and criticizing his predecessor Barack Obama for being too [&hellip

Chinese Investor Receives Warm Welcome In Dar.

Chinese Investor Receives Warm Welcome In Dar.

President John Magufuli yester- day assured China National Machin- ery Industry Federation (CNMIF) of his government support in its plan to invest in the country’s power, industry and agricultural sectors. Dr Magufuli gave the assurance in Dar es Salaam during his talks with CNMIF Vice- Chairman Zhan Xin who is also member of the National [&hellip

Trump ‘Cozying Up’ To Despots Behind Bahrain Crackdown: Iran FM.

Trump ‘Cozying Up’ To Despots Behind Bahrain Crackdown: Iran FM.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the deadly crackdown by Bahraini security forces on protesters was the outcome of US President Donald Trump “cozying up” to despots during a recent visit to Saudi Arabia. “First concrete result of POTUS cozying up to despots in Riyadh: Deadly attack on peaceful protesters by emboldened Bahraini regime. [&hellip

DRC Opens Probe Into Ex-Minister’s Role In Kasai Violence.

DRC Opens Probe Into Ex-Minister’s Role In Kasai Violence.

Kinshasa – Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have opened an investigation into whether a former government minister may have played a role in inciting violence in the turbulent Kasai provinces. Attorney General Flory Kabange Numbi announced on Tuesday he was opening a probe into Clement Kanku, who was one of the people being investigated [&hellip

Europa League: Man Utd must be on front foot against Ajax.

Europa League: Man Utd must be on front foot against Ajax.

My fear for Manchester United in the Europa League final is they are weighed down by the pressure of having to win it to get into next season’s Champions League. If United were heading to Stockholm having already qualified by finishing in the Premier League top four on top of having the EFL Cup in [&hellip

No Tanzanian Harmed In UK Explosion.

No Tanzanian Harmed In UK Explosion.

As the world joins the United Kingdom (UK) to mourn the killing of 22 people in a terror attack at Manchester Arena, reports indicate that no Tanzanian was killed or harmed in the explosion. Tanzania’s High Commissioner in the UK, Dr Asha-Rose Migiro, confirmed in an interview with ‘Daily News’ that there is no report [&hellip

​Samia: Support Govt In Its Economic Initiatives.

​Samia: Support Govt In Its Economic Initiatives.

The general public has been urged to take leading role in supporting government initiatives which are aimed at achieving economic and development goals for their own benefits. The remark was made recently at Mapinduzi Square Kisonge, Unguja by the Vice-President, Ms Samia Suluhu, while launching a campaign to influence Mjini Magharibi (Urban West) residents to [&hellip