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South Sudan Plane Crash: ‘Several Injured.

South Sudan Plane Crash: ‘Several Injured.

Dozens of people were feared dead after a passenger plane crashed at an airport in Wau, South Sudan, and then caught fire. The South Sudanese National Courier newspaper carried photos showing the burned-out wreck of the plane on the tarmac at Wau Airport. Initial reports suggested as many as 44 people had died in the [&hellip

High Court Rules Against Immigration Detaining Manji.

High Court Rules Against Immigration Detaining Manji.

High Court yesterday ordered Dar es Salaam-based businessman Yusuf Manji to remain a free agent as he pursues his application against being placed under restraint by the Immigration Department. Judge Ama Munisi issued the order following clear indication from three counter affidavits filed by officers from the respondents’ offices in the matter, showing that since [&hellip

Fifa bans Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey for life for ‘match manipulation’.

Fifa bans Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey for life for ‘match manipulation’.

Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey has been banned for life by Fifa for what it calls “match manipulation”. The ban results from a penalty he awarded to South Africa in a 2-1 win over Senegal in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in November. He penalised Kalidou Koulibaly for handball, but replays showed the ball hit his [&hellip

Manchester City charged by Football Association after draw with Liverpool.

Manchester City charged by Football Association after draw with Liverpool.

Manchester City have been charged by the Football Association with failing to “ensure their players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion” during Sunday’s game against Liverpool. It follows an incident “in or around the 50th minute” of the 1-1 draw, when referee Michael Oliver gave the Reds a penalty, penalising Gael Clichy for a raised [&hellip

For The Record: Nape Votes For ‘Free Press’.

For The Record: Nape Votes For ‘Free Press’.

Committee of five members drawn by the Minister for Information, Culture and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, is expected to present its recommendations to him today following Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC)’s conduct of storming into Clouds Media Group (CMG) studios. Minister Nape who visited the CMG yesterday told journalists that the team which was [&hellip

Kafumu, Kamata Resign Over ‘Rising Tension’.

Kafumu, Kamata Resign Over ‘Rising Tension’.

Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industries, Trade and Environment Peter Kafumu and his deputy Vicky Kamata resigned yesterday, citing rising conflict of interest between the executive and legislature. Apparently, the legislators said the decision will give them ample time to actively represent their electorate, saying they had been spending most of their time on [&hellip

World Bank’s Big Cash Boost.

World Bank’s Big Cash Boost.

New projects in social amenities and infrastructure received a financial boost yesterday following signing of three agreements for loans totalling $780 million (about 1.716trl/-) between the government of Tanzania and the World Bank Group. President John Magufuli and visiting World Bank Group President, Dr Jim Yong Kim, witnessed the signing of the contract between Finance [&hellip

Leader designates 1396 ‘Year of Production & Employment’

Leader designates 1396 ‘Year of Production & Employment’

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says “the enemies across the world acknowledged the power and greatness of the people of Iran” in the year that the country put behind. In his televised message to the nation on the occasion of the Persian New Year on Monday, the Leader cited Iran’s security [&hellip

Denmark summons Turkish envoy over ‘anti-Erdogan list’

Denmark summons Turkish envoy over ‘anti-Erdogan list’

Denmark on Monday summoned Turkey’s charge d’affaires for talks after local media reported that Danish citizens of Turkish origin critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed they had been tagged as traitors by Ankara. The Danish Foreign Ministry said in a statement its foreign policy director “made it clear” that Denmark “saw with great concern” [&hellip

Dar avails 500 doctors to Kenya.

Dar avails 500 doctors to Kenya.

With 3,800 of doctors who graduated in the country since 2014 being unemployed, Tanzania has agreed to provide 500 medics to Kenya to reduce shortages, especially now when their Kenyan counterparts are still on strike. President John Magufuli agreed to provide the doctors at the State House in Dar es Salaam yesterday, after holding talks [&hellip