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Over 40 Children Among Dead In Colombia Mudslides: President Santos.

Over 40 Children Among Dead In Colombia Mudslides: President Santos.

Colombian President Juan Santos has confirmed that more than 40 children are among those killed by devastating mudslides in Colombia’s southern city of Mocoa. Torrential rains flooded Mocoa a town surrounded by rivers and mountains in the early hours of Saturday, with mud and rocks burying homes, sweeping away cars and killing at least 254 [&hellip

South African Parliament Speaker Weighs No Confidence Motion.

South African Parliament Speaker Weighs No Confidence Motion.

Johannesburg – South Africa’s speaker of parliament says she is considering an emergency motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma after he fired the country’s widely respected finance minister last week. Baleka Mbete said Sunday that she cut short an overseas trip to deal with the “serious parliamentary issues” that have arisen since Zuma [&hellip

Mali Should Start Talks With Islamist Groups: Peace Conference.

Mali Should Start Talks With Islamist Groups: Peace Conference.

BAMAKO – Mali’s government should start talks with the leaders of two Islamist groups that have staged deadly attacks on Malian and French soldiers and U.N. peacekeepers, a peace conference said on Sunday. The week-long conference held under the auspices of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita urged talks with Amadou Koufa, leader of the Macina Liberation [&hellip

Ghana U-17 Jet In Today To Test Serengeti Boys.

Ghana U-17 Jet In Today To Test Serengeti Boys.

Ghana’s Under-17 soccer team, Black Starlets, is due to arrive in the country today, ready for their international friendly encounter against Tanzania’s Serengeti Boys at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam on Monday. The match will serve as a build up for the boys ahead of the U-17 Africa Youth Championship (AYC) finals in [&hellip

Shein Threatens To Expel Clove Smugglers.

Shein Threatens To Expel Clove Smugglers.

Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has warned government leaders in Pemba to refrain from engaging in smuggling of cloves, stressing that his government wouldn’t accommodate anyone involved in such dealings. President Shein made the remarks yesterday during a meeting with government leaders including heads of the revolutionary government, regional and district commissioners, regional and [&hellip

SUMATRA Halts Illegal Charges On In-Transit Vehicles.

SUMATRA Halts Illegal Charges On In-Transit Vehicles.

Surface and Marine Transport Authority (SUMATRA) yesterday stopped the illegally introduced charges by In-transit Tanzania Drivers Association (ITDA), threatening to drag the culprits to court. The association has since last December been siphoning 12 US dollars (about 25,000/-) per vehicle on transit to the neighbouring countries through the Dar es Salaam Port. According to the [&hellip

Simba Title Bid Hangs On Cliff.

Simba Title Bid Hangs On Cliff.

Simba’s campaign to win this year’s Premier League title sufLeague title sufLeague title suf fered a big blow yesterday following a 2-1 loss to Kagera Sugar at Kaitaba Stadium in Bukoba. Simba, who hoped to regain the helm by beating the hosts, saw their title hopes whisked away after painful loss. The loss, however, was [&hellip

PM Orders Dialogue On Bagamoyo Land Disputes.

PM Orders Dialogue On Bagamoyo Land Disputes.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the Bagamoyo District Commissioner (DC), Majid Mwanga, to seek an audience with the Saadani ward leaders, including leaders of the neighbouring villages to seek a lasting solution on land disputes. Mr Majaliwa insisted on the need to have knowledge on the boundaries set by the government on the villages [&hellip

JPM Leads Off Mineral Sand Team.

JPM Leads Off Mineral Sand Team.

President John Magufuli has ordered security machineries in the country to make sure that nobody blocks the newly formed committee of experts from conducting its investigations in examining mineral sand, in order to establish the amount of copper concentrates contained. The Head of State issued the order yesterday after swearing-in an eight-member committee at State [&hellip

Bombing blast martyrs 22 Shia Muslims in Parachinar

Bombing blast martyrs 22 Shia Muslims in Parachinar

A powerful bomb blast near a mosque in Pakistan has left at least 22 people martyred and dozens of others wounded in a Shia Muslim-populated area of the country’s northwestern tribal belt. According to Press TV, local sources said that the explosion took place as Muslims gathered for Friday noon prayers at the mosque in [&hellip