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UAE to dispatch more mercenaries to Yemen: Report

UAE to dispatch more mercenaries to Yemen: Report

The United Arab Emirates has signed a $529-million contract with a security firm to send more mercenaries to Yemen to fight alongside Saudi forces in the impoverished war-torn country. The accord was inked between Major General Eisa Saif Mohammad al-Mazroui, representing the Emirati forces, and a person identified as Michael Romy, representing the security services [&hellip

Kampala Bombings Judgment Underway.

Kampala Bombings Judgment Underway.

KAMPALA – Court will deliver judgment in the case of 13 men accused of masterminding the July 11, 2010 Kampala bombings that left 76 dead and scores injured. This is taking place at the civil division of the High Court in Kampala. Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo is due to deliver judgment in the trial that has [&hellip

Zimbabwe’s ‘Million-Man March’ For Mugabe Fizzles.

Zimbabwe’s ‘Million-Man March’ For Mugabe Fizzles.

Tens of thousands of Zimbabweans have marched through the capital Harare in support of veteran President Robert Mugabe, but their number fell short of the ruling party’s goal of attracting a million people. Demonstrators were shipped in from all over Zimbabwe for Wednesday’s march, organised by the Zanu-PF’s youth wing. They sang pro-Mugabe songs as [&hellip

Dewji Hailed Over Job Creation.

Dewji Hailed Over Job Creation.

Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited Group (METL) Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr Mohammed Dewji, is among top five African billionaires creating jobs in the continent. Mr Dewji who is the youngest billionaire in Africa with a fortune of over 1.25bn US Dollars, has grown his family’s business from a national trading house to a multibillion dollar [&hellip

Yanga Seal Double With Cup Win.

Yanga Seal Double With Cup Win.

The on-form Young Africans eventually sealed a double following their victory in the Federation Cup with a resounding 3-1 win over Azam in an epic final at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday. The FA Cup victory comes a few days after clinching the Premiership title with unassailable 73 points. Burundian striker Amissi [&hellip

More Than Half Of Malawi’s Population Need Food Relief – Minister.

More Than Half Of Malawi’s Population Need Food Relief – Minister.

More than half of Malawi’s population is in need of food aid after an El Nino-induced drought decimated crops, the minister of agriculture said on Wednesday. The drought has ravaged much of southern Africa, but Malawi has been the worst-hit country with more almost half of its population of about 15 million affected. “The results [&hellip

Live Animal Exports Banned Pending Proper Procedures.

Live Animal Exports Banned Pending Proper Procedures.

The government has banned transportation of all live animals outside the country for the next three years until proper procedures are made to ensure only approved animals are transported. Natural Resources and Tourism Minister Professor Jumanne Maghembe told the National Assembly here yesterday when winding up his ministry’s budget estimates for 2016/2017 that not even [&hellip

52 Firms Seek To Generate Power.

52 Firms Seek To Generate Power.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, revealed yesterday that the government has received applications from 52 companies intending to invest in electricity generation projects in the country. “The government is currently conducting due diligence on these companies to establish those with required competence after which they will be assigned projects to implement,” Mr Majaliwa said [&hellip

Pacific Islanders Who Want to Ban Islam

Pacific Islanders Who Want to Ban Islam

Reverend Ma’auga Motu, secretary general of the Samoa Council of Churches, said the council was pressing the government to prohibit the religion on the Pacific island. Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi last week called for a review of religious freedom provisions in the Samoan Constitution. He indicated that the island’s supreme law could be edited [&hellip

Winners of Sudan’s Int’l Quran Competition Awarded

Winners of Sudan’s Int’l Quran Competition Awarded

Ahmad Hashim Ahmad, a member of the organizing committee, said that the ceremony was held in the capital city with Omar Hassan Al-Bashir, the president of Sudan, in attendance. Winners of Sudan’s Int’l Quran Competition Awarded The program began with Quran recitation by Zakiyye Abubakr, Mozambican 8-year-old girl, who read the verses in Al-Susi style. [&hellip