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US to deploy 1,000 more troops in Poland: Obama

US to deploy 1,000 more troops in Poland: Obama

US President Barack Obama says the Pentagon will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland in order to deter what Washington and its allies refer to as “Russian aggression.” Speaking at a NATO summit in the Polish capital city of Warsaw on Friday, Obama said the US troops will soon arrive in the country, forming one of [&hellip

Hundreds of Americans hold fresh protest after Dallas shooting

Hundreds of Americans hold fresh protest after Dallas shooting

Hundreds of Americans have taken to the streets in Atlanta, Georgia in the wake of a deadly ambush in Dallas, Texas that killed 5 police officers and wounded seven more on Thursday. According to Press TV, the protesters were blocked by Georgia State Patrol Troopers from entering the Downtown Connector or I-75/85 at Williams Street [&hellip

Iran to Merkel: Missile work to continue

Iran to Merkel: Missile work to continue

Iran rejects Germany’s accusations that it has been contravening United Nations Security Council regimes in its missile activities, saying the Islamic Republic will keep up bolstering its missile defense as it sees fit. According to Press TV, German Chancellor Angela Merkel had said on Thursday that, “Iran continued unabated to develop its rocket program in [&hellip

Gambia And Tanzania Outlaw Child Marriage.

Gambia And Tanzania Outlaw Child Marriage.

The Gambia and Tanzania have banned child marriage, with tough penalties for those who breach the rulings. Gambia’s President Yayha Jammeh announced that anyone marrying a girl below 18 would be jailed for up to 20 years. In Tanzania, the high court imposed a landmark ruling outlawing marriage under the age of 18 for boys [&hellip

Dormant Trustees To Be Thrown Out.

Dormant Trustees To Be Thrown Out.

The government said yesterday that it intends to deregister over 600 dormant boards of trustees uncovered during the nationwide verification to establish whether they comply with the country’s laws. It, however, allowed the Registration Insolvency and Trusteeship Agency (RITA) to continue with registration of new trustees of civil societies, associations, mosques and other social groups. [&hellip

Injuries Worry Yanga Ahead Of CAF Duel.

Injuries Worry Yanga Ahead Of CAF Duel.

Tanzanian envoys Young Africans are troubled with injuries as just a week remains they host Ghana’s Medeama SC in the CAF Confederation Cup match at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. The hosts who are currently in intensive training in Dar es Salaam in readiness for the next Saturday’s encounter with Medeama, are likely [&hellip

Dr Maboko Appointed New TACAIDS Boss.

Dr Maboko Appointed New TACAIDS Boss.

President John Magufuli has appointed Dr Leonard Lutegama Maboko as the Executive Director for Tanzania Commission for Aids (TACAIDS). According to a statement issued yesterday by Chief Secretary (CS), Eng John Kijazi, the appointment was effective from July 7, this year. Before being appointed to the new post, Dr Maboko served as the Director for [&hellip

Clouds TV Ordered To Run Apologies On Gay Interview.

Clouds TV Ordered To Run Apologies On Gay Interview.

The Content Committee of the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has directed Clouds Television to apologise to viewers and Tanzanians in its bulletin for five consecutive days following airing of a programme that advocated gayism. Reading the judgment to reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the committee Vice Chairman, Mr Joseph Mapunda said they also [&hellip

Timber Harvesting Partly Suspended.

Timber Harvesting Partly Suspended.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, yesterday suspended the issuance of timber harvesting permits in eight forest plantations managed by Tanzania Forest Service Agency (TFSA). The government, through TFSA owns 18 forest plantations. Harvesting of timber has been done in eight plantations namely: Sao Hill (Mufindi), Buhindi (Sengerema), Meru/Usa (Arumeru), West Kilimanjaro (Hai), Shume (Lushoto), [&hellip

Indian PM Arrives In Dar Today.

Indian PM Arrives In Dar Today.

Mr Narendra Modi, will visit Tanzania for two days to boost ties between the two countries. This is his second official visit to Africa as head of state, which is nine months after the third India-Africa Summit with around 50 African heads of state as India eyes to ramp up its Africa engagement. Minister of [&hellip