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Nnauye Refutes Claims on Magufuli Pledges.

Nnauye Refutes Claims on Magufuli Pledges.

  Chama  Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has described as false, malicious and irresponsible recent media reports that its presidential candidate promised to give out laptops to all teachers in the country and there were no new promises as party manifesto was endorsed on Thursday. It is claimed that the presidential candidate also promised that 50m/- would [&hellip

Police Deny Blocking Lowassa From Kisumo Funeral

Police Deny Blocking Lowassa From Kisumo Funeral

  Police  in Kilimanjaro Region have denied blocking a convoy of former prime minister and UKAWA presidential candidate, Mr Edward Lowassa, from attending the funeral of Mzee Peter Kisumo, which was held at Usangi, Mwanga District on Thursday. Speaking to journalists yesterday, Kilimanjaro Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Fulgence Ngonyani, said that on Wednesday “we [&hellip

Paraguayan 11-Year-Old ‘Rape Victim’ Gives Dirth.

Paraguayan 11-Year-Old ‘Rape Victim’ Gives Dirth.

  An 11-year old girl in Paraguay who was allegedly raped by her stepfather has given birth to a baby girl after being denied an abortion. Doctors say the girl and her baby, who was delivered by Caesarean section, are doing well. Paraguay, a predominantly Roman Catholic nation, only allows abortion when the mother’s health [&hellip

Amir Khan vs Manny Pacquiao.

Amir Khan vs Manny Pacquiao.

  The next mega boxing showdown is likely to be held in the Middle East between British fighter Amir Khan and Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has offered Khan the chance to fight Pacquiao early next year and will open talks with the Bolton fighter’s management this week, according to The Telegraph. [&hellip

Kikwete Leads Mourners at Kisumo Burial.

Kikwete Leads Mourners at Kisumo Burial.

  President Jakaya Kikwete yesterday led hundreds of mourners who had gathered here to attend the burial of veteran politician Peter Kisumo. Mr Kikwete, who used a helicopter, arrived at Usangi airstrip and hailed the former CCM cadre as a dedicated man and a true son of the soil. The government’s message at the funeral [&hellip

David de Gea ‘Baffled’ by Claims From Louis Van Gaal.

David de Gea ‘Baffled’ by Claims From Louis Van Gaal.

  The United boss claimed that De Gea told his goalkeeping coach Frans Hoek in a meeting last week that he did not want to play in the opening game against Tottenham, saying: ‘We’ve talked with him. He agreed fully with our decision.   ‘I have one assistant coach and another assistant coach so we [&hellip

Fidel Castro to US: You Owe Us Millions.

Fidel Castro to US: You Owe Us Millions.

  Havana (AFP) – Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday Thursday by insisting the United States owes Cuba “many millions of dollars” because of the half-century-old American trade embargo. Castro spoke out in an essay published in local media a day before US Secretary of State John Kerry makes a historic visit to Cuba to [&hellip

Former PM Lowassa Fails to Attend Kisumo Burial.

Former PM Lowassa Fails to Attend Kisumo Burial.

    Kilimanjaro Police block former Prime Minister and opposition presidential candidate Edward Lowassa from heading to the burial of CCM cadre, Peter Kisumo. Lowassa’s long convoy that included leaders from the opposition coalition (Ukawa) was stopped along the Mwanga-Usangi road before being forced to make a U-turn. Reports from Mwanga say the police argued [&hellip

U.N. urges Libyan Factions to Agree Unity Government This Month

U.N. urges Libyan Factions to Agree Unity Government This Month

  The United Nations special envoy to Libya called on the country’s warring parties on Tuesday to agree on a national unity government by the end of August and endorse it with a vote in September. Highlighting the risk that the talks, which have dragged on for almost a year, become irrelevant as the security [&hellip

Iraq Truck Bomb Kills Dozens at Baghdad Market.

Iraq Truck Bomb Kills Dozens at Baghdad Market.

    More than 50 people have been killed after a truck bomb exploded in north-eastern Baghdad, Iraqi officials say. The blast tore through the crowded Jameela market in the predominantly Shia district of Sadr City. The Sunni jihadist group, Islamic State (IS), said it was behind the bombing and that it targeted Shia militiamen. [&hellip