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Police Issue 7-Day Ultimatum For Motorists To Pay Fines.

Police Issue 7-Day Ultimatum For Motorists To Pay Fines.

Police have issued a seven-day ultimatum for drivers and motor vehicle owners, to clear their outstanding debts for notification of traffic offences, before legal actions are instituted against them. Addressing reporters in Dar es Salaam yesterday, the Head of Police Traffic Department, Fortunatus Muslim said from August 1 the department will launch an operation to [&hellip

MSF suspends job in South Sudan after raids.

MSF suspends job in South Sudan after raids.

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday it has suspended most of its work in South Sudan’s northern Maban county, after protesters looted its offices and those of several humanitarian agencies. “A group of unidentified armed men broke into (the) MSF office and compound, looting the organization and staff’s properties, burning down a tent full of [&hellip

Bemba to return to DRC Aug 1 ahead of polls.

Bemba to return to DRC Aug 1 ahead of polls.

Former Democratic Republic of Congo vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba, acquitted last month of war crimes, will return to the country on August 1 ahead of end-year elections, his party announced on Monday. “The Movement for the Liberation of the Congo (MLC) has the signal honour to announce that it has pleased our lord God, after [&hellip

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo ends: gov’t, WHO.

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo ends: gov’t, WHO.

Having claimed the lives of up to 33 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the government and World Health Organisation on Tuesday declared an end to the Ebola outbreak. Tuesday marked 42 days since the last detected case of the virus, the length of two incubation periods considered long enough to declare an outbreak [&hellip

Nigeria: 8 killed, 8 injured in mosque suicide bomb attack.

Nigeria: 8 killed, 8 injured in mosque suicide bomb attack.

At least eight worshipers were killed and eight others injured on Monday in a suspected suicide bombing at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, officials and eyewitnesses said. The attack took place in Konduga, a restive town near Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State and heartland of the Boko Haram insurgency. “A male suicide bomber detonated [&hellip

Trump threatens Iran with what ‘few throughout history have suffered before’.

Trump threatens Iran with what ‘few throughout history have suffered before’.

President Donald Trump has threatened Iran with hardship “the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before” as the United States launched a campaign meant to foment unrest in the Islamic Republic. Trump’s pugnacious Tweeter message in all capital letters late Sunday came following Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s warning to him not to [&hellip

Mkapa Represents JPM At FRELIMO Celebrations.

Former President Benjamin Mkapa will tomorrow represent President John Magufuli to the 50th anniversary celebrations of Mozambique Liberation Front’s (FRELIMO) Second Congress at Niassa in Mozambique. The Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi had invited his Tanzanian counterpart, Dr Magufuli to attend the celebrations. However, President Magufuli asked the former President to represent him along with Chama [&hellip

There Won’t Be Discrimination Under My Govt, Mnangagwa Tells White Voters.

There Won’t Be Discrimination Under My Govt, Mnangagwa Tells White Voters.

Harare – Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has told a meeting of white voters in the capital Harare that under his government there will be no discrimination. He says white farmers have a part to play in the farming sector. This wasn’t an ordinary Zimbabwean rally it had chairs for the spectators, and tea and cake [&hellip

Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad.

At least 3,000 villagers have been forced to leave their homes in the Lake Chad region after a Boko Haram attack on a village near Chad’s border with Niger left at least 18 people dead. Lake Chad governor, Mohammed Aba Salah, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that the fighters also kidnapped 10 women. “Boko Haram [&hellip

Gaza Reports: Two Palestinian Scientists Found Dead in Algeria.

Gaza Reports: Two Palestinian Scientists Found Dead in Algeria.

Two Palestinian scientists were found dead in an apartment in Algeria, reports in Gaza said on Sunday. The circumstances surrounding their deaths were unclear. The two, identified as Suliman al-Farra, 34, and Mohammed Albana, a 35-year-old physician, from Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip. The report said that they were found dead in al-Farra’s apartment, [&hellip