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Denmark city makes pork mandatory

Denmark city makes pork mandatory

​A Danish city has made serving pork mandatory in an apparent bid to tighten restrictions for Muslim refugees coming to the country. Frank Noergaard, a member of the council in Randers, said on Thursday that the council has ordered pork to be a mandatory feature on municipal menus, including in schools and daycare centers. The [&hellip

​Blast, gunmen kill 8 police in Egypt​

​Blast, gunmen kill 8 police in Egypt​

At least eight policemen have been killed in two different incidents in Egypt. Five policemen, including three senior officers, were killed by armed militants in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Thursday. Separately, an explosion killed three policemen near a road that leads to the site of the ancient pyramids in the Cairo suburb of Giza. [&hellip

Medical Doctors For Equal Salary.

Medical Doctors For Equal Salary.

    The government has said that it will ensure that all doctors in government referral hospitals in the country are paid the same rates of salaries according to their profession and from now on no any doctor will be paid a different salary rate. The directive was made yesterday by the Minister of Health, [&hellip

11 Radio/TV Stations Banned For Flouting TCRA Conditions.

11 Radio/TV Stations Banned For Flouting TCRA Conditions.

    The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has banned 11 television and radio stations which did not fulfil the watchdog’s conditions, including paying license fees and other dues. The TV and radio stations that are banned from broadcasting are Breeze FM in Tanga, Country FM Radio; Iringa, Generation FM Radio; Mbeya, Hot FM Radio; [&hellip

Speaker Names Members of 18 Bunge Standing Committees.

Speaker Names Members of 18 Bunge Standing Committees.

    National  Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai released a list of 18 Standing Parliamentary Committees with the introduction of a new –Public Investment Committee (PIC). The committee, which comes into being for the first time, is primarily meant to see whether affairs of the public investments are managed in accordance with sound financial or business [&hellip

Kapombe Lifts Azam, Simba Close Gap.

Kapombe Lifts Azam, Simba Close Gap.

    A Brace  by overlapping defender Shomari Kapombe gave Azam FC a 2-1 victory over Mgambo JKT in Tanga yesterday, to retain the Mainland Premier League top spot, while Simba beat JKT Ruvu 2-0 in Dar es Salaam to keep pressure on the top two. Azam came from behind to beat their host at [&hellip

Pakistan mourns university raid victims

Pakistan mourns university raid victims

Pakistan is observing a day of national mourning in the wake of a militant attack on a university that claimed 21 lives in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Flags were flying at half-mast on all government buildings inside and outside the country on Thursday while a prayer ceremony was being held in the capital, Islamabad. [&hellip

‘Half of CAR population faces hunger’

‘Half of CAR population faces hunger’

​The UN’s food agency says two and a half million people in the Central African Republic (CAR) – half the total population of the country – face hunger as a result of a political crisis there. In a statement on Wednesday, the UN World Food Program (WFP)’s Deputy Country Director Guy Adoua said three years [&hellip

President Mourns Late CCM Veteran Politician.

President Mourns Late CCM Veteran Politician.

    President  John Magufuli has sent a condolence message to the Chairman of Chama Cha Mapinduzi retired President Jakaya Kikwete following the death of a member of the party’s Women Wing, the late Asha Bakari Makame, (67), which occurred on Tuesday in Dubai.   In his condolences, President Magufuli has described the late Asha [&hellip

Germany, Turkey raid human trafficking ring

Germany, Turkey raid human trafficking ring

​German and Turkish police have carried out coordinated raids against a human trafficking ring that used unseaworthy ships to smuggle migrants to Europe. Fifteen people were arrested. Nearly 500 German police, including special tactical units, carried out 17 early morning raids across the country on Wednesday, arresting five alleged human traffickers. In simultaneous raids Turkish [&hellip