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Canada survey finds nearly 1,000 assaults in Canada military last year

Canada survey finds nearly 1,000 assaults in Canada military last year

A survey conducted by Canada’s national statistics agency shows nearly 1,000 members of the Canadian Armed Forces reported being sexually assaulted over the past year. According to a survey by Statistics Canada, which was released on Monday, 1.7 percent of regular force members of the military had been sexually assaulted in the past 12 months, [&hellip

MTN eyeing Iran’s e-commerce opportunities

MTN eyeing Iran’s e-commerce opportunities

South Africa’s telecom giant MTN Group says it has devised serious plans to boost its presence in the Iranian market, emphasizing that e-commerce will comprise a key theme of the company’s agenda for its future business in Iran. A top MTN official told Reuters that Iran expansion plans were part of a wider 10-year strategy [&hellip

Muslims mark Passing Away Anniversary Of Prophet Mohammad.

Muslims mark Passing Away Anniversary Of Prophet Mohammad.

Millions of Muslims in Iran and across the world are observing the passing away anniversary of Islam’s holy Prophet Muhammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny). The 28th day of the month of Safar (the second month in the lunar calendar) marks the passing away anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (Blessings of God upon [&hellip

Militia attack kills at least 34 civilians in DRC

Militia attack kills at least 34 civilians in DRC

Goma – At least 34 civilians were killed on Sunday in ethnic violence in restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said. “The provisional toll is 34 civilians killed,” said local official Joy Bokele, referring to the attack by a Nande ethnicity militia on the Hutu village of Luhanga. “They started by attacking the FARDC [&hellip

Niger Delta Militants Bomb Major Oil Pipeline In Delta.

Niger Delta Militants Bomb Major Oil Pipeline In Delta.

Some militants who are yet to be identified blew up an oil pipeline in Delta state on Sunday and caused great fire in the area that lasted for about five hours – Residents say the quick intervention of firefighters was what saved their homes from being destroyed by the raging inferno that followed the explosion [&hellip

Yanga Set Bar For Lwandamina.

Yanga Set Bar For Lwandamina.

Zambian tactician George Lwandamina alias ‘Chicken’ was officially unveiled to journalists yesterday as Young Africans new Head Coach, promising not to make big changes in the current squad and technical staff. The former Zesco United tactician was introduced to journalists and some club members at the club house in Dar es Salaam by Vice-Chairman Clement [&hellip

Tanzania: Pinda’s Father Dies At 90.

Tanzania: Pinda’s Father Dies At 90.

Former Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda’s father, Mzee Xavery Mizengo Pinda, died at Dodoma Regional Referral Hospital yesterday at 90. According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office, burial arrangements are being made at the former premier’s residence at Zuzu area in the designated capital

Lusekelo: My Utterance Was Biblical.

Lusekelo: My Utterance Was Biblical.

Evangelist Reverend Anthon Lusekelo yesterday started his sermon promising never to comment on the accusations of using abusive language but ended up with the incident dominating his Sunday homily. The cleric, popularly known as ‘Mzee wa Upako’ was last week reported to have used harsh words against his neighbours at Kawe suburb in Kinondoni municipality [&hellip

Dar Cheers As Lungu, Deby Jet In.

Dar Cheers As Lungu, Deby Jet In.

President John Magufuli yesterday received his Chad and Zambian counterparts who arrived in the country for working and state visits, respectively. Chad’s Idriss Déby who also chairs the African Union (AU) arrived for a two-day working visit while Zambia’s Edgar Lungu is in Dar es Salaam for the three-day state visit. President Déby was received [&hellip

About 55 killed in Uganda clashes: Police

About 55 killed in Uganda clashes: Police

Clashes between military forces and a tribal militia in a remote western district of Uganda have left at least 55 people dead. According to Press TV, police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi said on Sunday that 14 police officers and 41 militants had died in the clashes in the town of Kasese near the border with [&hellip