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Team Set To Establish ‘Poor’ Form II Results.

Team Set To Establish ‘Poor’ Form II Results.

Education stakeholders in the country have decided to work together to address Mtwara Region poor performance in National Form Two Exams, according to the latest reports which displayed it as being in bottom in the hierarchy. Under the umbrella of Tanzania Education Network (TEN/MET), the stakeholders yesterday gave a joint statement and called for immediate [&hellip

Ag CJ For ‘Greater ICT’ Judiciary.

Ag CJ For ‘Greater ICT’ Judiciary.

The newly-appointed Acting Chief Justice of Tanzania, Professor Ibrahim Juma, was sworn-in by President John Magufuli yesterday, pledging to trans-form the judiciary towards timely dispen-sation of justice through the use of Infor-mation and Communication Technology (ICT). “My (immediate) predecessors (former chief justices Barn-abas Samatta and Mohamed Chande Othman) have laid down a strong foundation through [&hellip

White House admits Obama failed to close Guantanamo

White House admits Obama failed to close Guantanamo

Outgoing US President Barack Obama will not be able to close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, before the end of his second term in office, the White House has admitted. “At this point, I don’t anticipate that we will succeed in that goal of closing the prison, but it’s not for a [&hellip

Iran-Saudi cooperation possible if Riyadh sees realities on ground

Iran-Saudi cooperation possible if Riyadh sees realities on ground

Iran and Saudi Arabia can work together to help end regional conflicts, but Riyadh needs to see the realities on the ground before relations between the two countries could go back to normal, the Iranian foreign minister says. “I don’t see any reason [why] Iran and Saudi Arabia should have hostile policies towards each other. [&hellip

Iraq urges full inquiry into 2003 US-led ‘occupation’

Iraq urges full inquiry into 2003 US-led ‘occupation’

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has called for a full investigation into the 2003 US-led invasion of his country that was assessed as unjust by the UK’s Iraq War inquiry last year. Reports on Wednesday quoted Abadi as saying at a press conference on Tuesday that he would like to see a “thorough investigation” of [&hellip

No peace with US, allies supporting terrorists in Syria

No peace with US, allies supporting terrorists in Syria

With less than a week to the Syria peace talks to be held in Kazakhstan, there is a degree of skepticism over the final outcome of the much-awaited negotiations. The peace talks initiated by Russia and Turkey will see representatives from militant groups as well as the Syrian government sit down at the table in [&hellip

Iran supports political initiatives on Syria: Shamkhani

Iran supports political initiatives on Syria: Shamkhani

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic supports political initiatives on Syria, which seek to address the real demands of the Syrian people and preserve the war-stricken country’s territorial integrity and independence. In a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and Syrian Prime Minister Imad [&hellip

Ivory Coast loyalist guards kill rebel soldier as mutiny over pay reignites

Ivory Coast loyalist guards kill rebel soldier as mutiny over pay reignites

A mutinous soldier in Ivory Coast has been killed by elite loyalist forces in the administrative capital, Yamoussoukro, marking the first casualty since a revolt by soldiers broke out over wages on January 5. “The mutinous soldier was killed by the Republican Guard in front of their camp” in Yamoussoukro, a military source was quoted [&hellip

Trump taking office with lowest approval in recent history: Poll

Trump taking office with lowest approval in recent history: Poll

US President-elect Donald Trump will begin his term in office on Friday with an approval rating of just 40 percent, the lowest of any recent president, according to a new poll. Just days before their inauguration, Trump’s approval rating has dropped 6 points since Election Day on November 8, making it lower than that of [&hellip

Bangladesh sentences 26 to death

Bangladesh sentences 26 to death

​A court in Bangladesh has handed death penalties to a politician and a former elite police force commander as well as other members of the force for the abduction and killing of seven men three years ago. The court in the Narayanganj District near the capital city of Dhaka on Monday sentenced former ruling party [&hellip