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Kilombero MP jailed six months over meeting hall chaos.

Kilombero MP jailed six months over meeting hall chaos.

The Member of Parliament for Kilombero (Chadema), Peter Lijualikali (30), has been sentenced to six months in jail for inciting violence at a meeting. But according to the Constitution of the United Republic of Tanzania, the MP will continue with his legislative position after serving the sentence since it has not exceeded six months. Lijualikali [&hellip

JPM hits at food shortage cheats.

JPM hits at food shortage cheats.

President John Magufuli has come out strongly in condemnation of unscrupulous businessmen, politicians and the media for creating artificial food shortage. He has also ordered immediate review of the costs estimated for the construction of Simiyu Regional Hospital down from the whopping 46bn/- to around 10bn/-. Addressing a public rally in Simiyu yesterday where he [&hellip

Tanzanians Mark 53rd Revolution Day Today.

Tanzanians Mark 53rd Revolution Day Today.

Zanzibar marks the 53rd anniversary of the revolution today with President Ali Mohamed Shein expressing appreciation on progress attained in provision of social services to all since the ouster of the Omani-Arab sultanate oligarchy on January 12, 1964. “The revolution has served its purpose; inequality that existed during the rule of sultan has been controlled. [&hellip

Nigerian lawmakers vote to offer asylum to Gambia’s president

Nigerian lawmakers vote to offer asylum to Gambia’s president

Nigerian lawmakers have voted to offer Gambian President Yahya Jammeh asylum if he hands over power to opposition leader Adama Barrow, who was declared the winner of the country’s December presidential election. The House of Representatives, Nigeria’s lower house, on Thursday approved a motion to authorize President Muhammadu Buhari to offer Jammeh asylum if he [&hellip

Iran eyeing return to global debts markets

Iran eyeing return to global debts markets

Serious indications are appearing that show Iranian authorities are taking steps to help local firms sell bonds abroad. This appears to be part of a plan to encourage local firms to explore alternatives to domestic lending, where rates remain above 20 percent. The plan – as a report by Reuters showed – has been devised [&hellip

Messi deal stretches Barca budget

Messi deal stretches Barca budget

​Barcelona’s hopes of offering Lionel Messi an improved contract face a stumbling block because of spending caps imposed by La Liga, the club’s CEO Oscar Grau said on Wednesday. Luis Suarez and Neymar have each signed new deals until 2021 but Messi’s contract runs out in 2018, giving Barca a window of 18 months to [&hellip

Volkswagen to plead guilty to criminal charges

Volkswagen to plead guilty to criminal charges

The US Department of Justice has announced that Volkswagen will plead guilty to three criminal charges and pay a record $4.3 billion in fines. The US will also charge six VW executives for various crimes. The US Department of Justice said on Wednesday that Volkswagen AG (VW) has agreed to plead guilty to three-count felony [&hellip

Samsung heir deemed ‘suspect’ in S Korea

Samsung heir deemed ‘suspect’ in S Korea

The heir to South Korea’s Samsung Corporation has been identified as a criminal suspect in an expanding investigation into allegations of corruption against impeached President Park Geun-hye, prosecutors said. Lee Kyu-chul, a spokesman for the team of special prosecutors probing the influence-peddling scandal, announced on Wednesday that Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics [&hellip

UK tried to distort facts on Saudi cluster bombs purchase: Analyst

UK tried to distort facts on Saudi cluster bombs purchase: Analyst

The British Foreign Office is under scrutiny after it was revealed that it broke the UK ministerial codes over the Saudi use of British-made weapons in Yemen. The United Kingdom delivered 500 cluster bombs to Saudi Arabia in the 1980s which were used in its war on Yemen. Saeed Shehabi, a political analyst from London, [&hellip

Secrets behind Al-Qaeda Rejecting ISIS Chief’s Leadership

Secrets behind Al-Qaeda Rejecting ISIS Chief’s Leadership

Alwaght- The verbal clashes between the Al-Qaeda and ISIS terrorist groups’ leaders and bringing under fire each other’s positions and performances are in no way new. Their roots return to an opposition of Al-Qaeda’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri to a decision by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, to merge al-Nusra Front, an affiliate of [&hellip