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France, Ivory Coast Vow To Strengthen Military Cooperation.

France, Ivory Coast Vow To Strengthen Military Cooperation.

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to strengthen France’s cooperation with Ivory Coast on military and intelligence issues in an effort to help fight Islamic extremism in the region. Macron said “we are facing a challenge, the fight against terrorism and for security in our countries and our region,” according to a joint statement with [&hellip

​Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency.

​Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls for dismantling of UN Palestinian refugee agency.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for the dismantling of the UN agency that aids millions of Palestinian refugees, accusing it of anti-Israeli incitement and saying he had conveyed his message to the US ambassador to the United Nations. Adnan Abu Hasna, a Gaza-based spokesman for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), [&hellip

​DR Congo’s ‘The Terminator’ To Testify In War Crimes Trial.

​DR Congo’s ‘The Terminator’ To Testify In War Crimes Trial.

Congolese ex-rebel commander Bosco Ntaganda will finally testify Wednesday in his trial at the International Criminal Court, fending off accusations of using child soldiers and capturing sex slaves for his rebel army. Almost two years after the trial opened, the man once dubbed “The Terminator” will take the stand to recall events in 2002 to [&hellip

Mayanga Vows To Bounce Back.

Mayanga Vows To Bounce Back.

Taifa Stars Head Coach Salum Mayanga acknowledged disappointment at his side’s 1-1 home draw with Lesotho in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier, but vowed to bounce back and fight for a place in Cameroon. Taifa Stars’ AFCON qualifying campaign got off to a slow start when they were frustrated by minnows Lesotho at [&hellip

House Resumes Today Kitted For Fiery Debate.

House Resumes Today Kitted For Fiery Debate.

After a three-day recess, Parliament today starts debating the 31.7tril/- budget with heated discussion anticipated to feature on, among others, the ban on direct export of minerals, abolition of annual motor vehicle road licence fees and scrapping of VAT on ancillary transport services to goods in transit. The Minister for Finance and Planning, Dr Philip [&hellip

PM Orders Allocation Of Areas.

PM Orders Allocation Of Areas.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed regional authorities, municipal and district councils to allocate areas for public empowerment activities. The Premier issued the directive during the Second National Economic Empowerment Forum jointly organised by the National Economic Empowerment Council (NEEC) and Tanzania Standard (Newspapers) Limited (TSN), in Dodoma, yesterday. The PM said that areas allocated [&hellip

Minerals: It’s D-day On Shady Deals.

Minerals: It’s D-day On Shady Deals.

The second report on the export of mineral concentrates, to be unveiled today, could put an end to a running saga and raises hopes that the authors could finally tell us how the mining sector could meaningfully contribute to this country’s coffers. The much-awaited final report has been compiled by the second Presidential committee led [&hellip

Govt Bans Pig Importation, To Curb Swine Disease.

Govt Bans Pig Importation, To Curb Swine Disease.

The government has banned, for one year, importation of live swine and its products following an outbreak of Africa Swine Fever (ASF) which has hit some regions in the country. The move is aimed at containing the spread of the disease. So far, some regions have been hit by the disease, a move which forced [&hellip

PM Suspends EWURA’s Felix Ngamlagosi.

PM Suspends EWURA’s Felix Ngamlagosi.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has suspended the Director-General of the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (EWURA), Felix Ngamlagosi, amid a controversial application letter for an extension of a power Generation Licence from Independent Power Tanzania Limited (IPTL). A statement from the Directorate of Presidential Communications says that Mr Ngamlagosi was suspended effective yesterday. He [&hellip

Qatar right about Hamas being legitimate resistance group: Commentator

Qatar right about Hamas being legitimate resistance group: Commentator

Max Igan, a radio host and political commentator, believes the Qatari foreign minister’s comments about Hamas being a “legitimate resistance movement” not a terror outfit are completely right, reasoning that the organization is resisting Israel’s policy of ethnic cleansing against Palestinians. “When you look at what is going on with the Palestinian people, look at [&hellip