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UDART ships in 70 new coaches to boost services.

UDART ships in 70 new coaches to boost services.

A consignment of about 70 buses worth over 40bn/- belonging to the famous Usafiri Dar es Salaam Rapid Transport (UDART) arrived yesterday from China, aiming to ease congestion in their areas of operation. Speaking to journalists in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Managing Director (MD) of UDART, Mr Charles Newe, observed that the arrival of [&hellip

I’ll strive to package TPDF into sharper outfit – Chief of Staff.

I’ll strive to package TPDF into sharper outfit – Chief of Staff.

The newly installed Chief of Staff of the Tanzania People’s Defence Forces (TPDF), Lieutenant General Yakubu Mohammed, has promised to work diligently towards packaging it as a modern, disciplined and professional military outfit. He gave the pledge focused on that vision at the State House in Dar es Salam yesterday, after taking an oath of [&hellip

Govt wants 16 vessels traced and legal action.

Govt wants 16 vessels traced and legal action.

The Government has ordered relevant state organs to search for 16 foreign ships which have vanished, to steer clear of the long arm of the law. The Minister of Livestock and Fisheries, Mr Luhaga Mpina, has revealed that only eight out of 24 ships that had been given deep sea fishing licences had undergone inspection [&hellip

ANC’s Cyril Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa.

ANC’s Cyril Ramaphosa elected president of South Africa.

Cyril Ramaphosa has been elected as the new president of South Africa by ruling party politicians after the resignation of Jacob Zuma. The country’s 400-member parliament, dominated by the ruling African National Congress Party (ANC), elected Ramaphosa on Thursday to finish his predecessor’s term, which ends with elections in 2019. The ANC has finished first [&hellip

UN envoy sees possible South Sudan deal from talks in Ethiopia.

UN envoy sees possible South Sudan deal from talks in Ethiopia.

The latest round of Ethiopia-led peace talks on South Sudan will wrap up on Friday with a possible agreement that could pave the way to further negotiations on ending the war, the UN envoy said. The talks that opened on February 5 in Addis Ababa are aimed at finding a settlement to one of Africa’s [&hellip

US teen confesses to mass shooting at Florida school.

US teen confesses to mass shooting at Florida school.

A troubled teen with alleged ties to a white supremacist group confessed Thursday to murdering 17 people at his former high school in Florida, as the FBI admitted it had received a tip-off about the 19-year-old gunman yet failed to stop him. According to Press TV, as Americans reeled from the country’s worst school massacre [&hellip

Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn Resigns.

Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn Resigns.

The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, has resigned unexpectedly in an effort to end years of unrest and political upheaval, Aljazeera has reported. In a televised address, he said his resignation was “vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy”. Mr Hailemariam, who has led the [&hellip

Former CCM Youth Wing boss set free as State drops charges.

Former CCM Youth Wing boss set free as State drops charges.

The Court in Dodoma on Thursday acquitted the ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Youth Wing’s former Chairman Sadifa Khamis of corruption charges. Khamis, who is also Donge legislator, was facing two counts before the prosecution told the Dodoma Resident Magistrate’s Court that it was withdrawing all charges. In the first count, the politician was alleged [&hellip

FC PORTO   0- 5 LIVERPOOL.

FC PORTO 0- 5 LIVERPOOL.

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Liverpool marked their first Champions League knockout game for nine years with an emphatic victory at Porto in their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie. Mane opened the scoring when home goalkeeper Jose Sa failed to hold his placed strike. Mohamed Salah then showed wonderful composure to steer the ball [&hellip

23 killed as truck carrying migrants overturns in Libya.

23 killed as truck carrying migrants overturns in Libya.

At least 23 people have been killed when a truck carrying hundreds of refugees and migrants overturned in northwestern Libya, according to local media reports. Somali and Eritrean nationals were reportedly among those killed in Wednesday’s road accident, which occurred some 60km south of the town of Bani Walid. The accident also left at least [&hellip