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Zimbabwe Appeals For Aid After Devastating Floods Leave 246 Dead.

Zimbabwe Appeals For Aid After Devastating Floods Leave 246 Dead.

Zimbabwe has appealed for international aid after floods over the past month have left 246 people dead and thousands homeless. Zimbabwe cannot afford to rescue isolated communities after flooding rivers wiped out bridges and roads mostly in the south of the country. The summer rains are predicted to continue until the end of this month. [&hellip

Jaffo Tips Workers On Accountability At Work.

Jaffo Tips Workers On Accountability At Work.

Accountability and transparency are essential traits which all executives in district councils should have if development is to be speeded up in their areas of work and serve the citizens as required. The observation was made recently here by Deputy Minister of State, President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government, Mr Selemani Jaffo, while addressing [&hellip

Late Congo Opposition Leader’s son Named As Successor.

Late Congo Opposition Leader’s son Named As Successor.

Democratic Republic of Congo’s largest opposition party said it had named the son of its late leader Etienne Tshisekedi to succeed him on Thursday, but some within the opposition rejected the choice. Felix Tshisekedi was chosen to lead the Union for Democracy and Social Progress (UDPS), which was thrown into crisis by the death of [&hellip

…Read The Writing On The Wall, JPM Warns Criminals.

…Read The Writing On The Wall, JPM Warns Criminals.

Criminals disrupting peace and tranquility in Coast’s Mkuranga district came under strong condemnation here yesterday, with President John Magufuli threatening stern measures against all wrong doers. Dr Magufuli expressed pains over the criminal acts, which disrupt the country’s peace and scaring away existing and potential investors in the district, vowing that the government will use [&hellip

Crackdown Descends On Five Viroba Producers.

Crackdown Descends On Five Viroba Producers.

Five sachet-packed liquor producing factories were closed yesterday, with about 3,700 cartons and 9,671 pieces of various liquor brands barred from distribution in Ilala, Temeke and Kinondoni Municipalities. The National Task Force, entrusted with enforcement of the ban on sachet-packed liquor in the three municipalities closed the factories during the ongoing crackdown in Dar es [&hellip

Mbowe’s antiarrest Bid Flops.

Mbowe’s antiarrest Bid Flops.

Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) National Chairman Freeman Mbowe yesterday suffered defeat at the High Court where he lost application to challenge his arrest by police in drug related charges. The High Court stroke out with costs the application, pending the hearing and determination of a constitutional petition to challenge the powers of the [&hellip

Pentagon Conducts 20 Airstrikes In Yemen, First Since Botched Raid.

Pentagon Conducts 20 Airstrikes In Yemen, First Since Botched Raid.

The Pentagon has carried out its first major military operation in Yemen since a botched raid in January that killed women and children as well as an American commando. US forces conducted more than 20 airstrikes involving a mix of manned and unmanned aircraft early on Thursday, the Pentagon said. Navy Captain Jeff Davis said [&hellip

At Least 22 Dead In DRC Army Clashes With M23 Rebels.

At Least 22 Dead In DRC Army Clashes With M23 Rebels.

Goma – The Congolese army said on Wednesday it had killed 20 fighters from the M23 militia group and lost two soldiers in clashes with the rebels since the end of January. General Leon Mushale told reporters in the eastern city of Goma that a further 25 rebels either were captured or surrendered and that [&hellip

Adama Barrow Begins First Official Visit To Senegal.

Adama Barrow Begins First Official Visit To Senegal.

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow started his first official visit to neighbouring Senegal on Thursday less than two weeks after he was officially sworn in. The three day visit is expected to culminated in the signing of agreements which will strengthen the economic and diplomatic ties between the two countries. Among the projects to be realised [&hellip

Daesh Terrorists Launch Chemical Attack On Eastern Mosul: Cmdr.

Daesh Terrorists Launch Chemical Attack On Eastern Mosul: Cmdr.

A high-ranking Iraqi military commander says Takfiri Daesh terrorists have used internationally-banned chemical weapons in a recent attack on the liberated areas in eastern Mosul as government forces and their allies are pushing to expel the extremists out of the country’s second largest city. The commander of the Iraqi rapid response forces, Captain Sa’adon Khaled [&hellip