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China says US dragging entire global economy into place of danger.

China says US dragging entire global economy into place of danger.

China has once again censured the United States for its trade policies, saying Washington would be to blame for a chaotic global economy if it sticks with its “willful” decisions on trade. China’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Wednesday that the US was killing confidence in global economy by slapping tariffs on imports from [&hellip

Eritrea Removes Troops From Ethiopia Border As Addis Ababa Names Ambassador.

Eritrea Removes Troops From Ethiopia Border As Addis Ababa Names Ambassador.

Eritrea’s government has announced plans to pull its troops from the border with Ethiopia, in a gesture of reconciliation, the pro-government Eritrea Press has reported. The news is a major development in the peace process that the Ethiopian and Eritrean governments have embarked on to end two decades of hostility. Some 80,000 people died during [&hellip

Boko Haram kills six traders in Nigeria ambush:

Boko Haram kills six traders in Nigeria ambush:

Boko Haram fighters killed six traders when they ambushed a convoy of lorries under military escort in northeast Nigeria, a civilian militia member and a local resident said on Thursday. “Six traders were killed in an ambush by Boko Haram gunmen on Tuesday,” said Umar Kachalla, from the volunteer security force in Gamboru, a trading [&hellip

President of South Sudan says ready to accept peace deal.

President of South Sudan says ready to accept peace deal.

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and set up an inclusive new government. The deal being negotiated in Sudan would give the country five vice presidents and also covers security and power sharing. “The people of South Sudan are looking for peace [&hellip

Commercial flight between Eritrea and Ethiopia resumes after two decades.

Commercial flight between Eritrea and Ethiopia resumes after two decades.

Addis Ababa — On Wednesday, Ethiopia and Eritrea resumed commercial airline flights for the first time in two decades, marking the latest phase in a whirlwind peace process between the former foes. Ethiopian Airlines said Flight ET0312 had arrived in the Eritrean capital Asmara after a one-and-a-half hour flight from Addis Ababa — the latest [&hellip

Flooding kills 49 in Nigeria, 20 others missing.

Flooding caused by torrential rains on Nigeria’s border with Niger has left 49 people dead and another 20 missing, the emergency services said on Tuesday. Five villages in Jibia district were affected after a river burst its banks after hours of heavy rains overnight Sunday, Aminu Waziri, the head of the Katsina state emergency management [&hellip

Police arrest 22 Boko Haram insurgents, including Chibok girls abductors.

Maiduguri – The Police in Borno have arrested 22 suspected Boko Haram members including those who participated in the abduction of Chibok school girls. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu, disclosed this while presenting the suspects to Journalists on Wednesday in Maiduguri. The insurgents had in 2014 abducted over 200 students of the Government [&hellip

Yemeni forces fire drone, hit Aramco refinery in Saudi capital.

Yemeni forces fire drone, hit Aramco refinery in Saudi capital.

Yemeni army, backed by fighters from allied Popular Committees, has attacked a refinery of the Saudi oil company Aramco in the capital Riyadh using a new drone unveiled on Wednesday, with the kingdom confirming a fire at the plant. “Our drone air forces have targeted the refinery of Aramco company in Riyadh,” read a Twitter [&hellip

Minister Sacks Taesa Boss Over Incompetence.

Minister Sacks Taesa Boss Over Incompetence.

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled), Ms Jenista Mhagama has revoked the appointment of Tanzania Employment Services Agency (TaESA) Acting Executive Director Mr Saneslaus Chandarua for failing to deliver. Speaking to TaESA staff in Dar es Salaam this week, Minister Muhagama said that [&hellip

GOVT TIGHTENS SCREWS ON VARSITIES, COLLEGES.

GOVT TIGHTENS SCREWS ON VARSITIES, COLLEGES.

Speaking at the 13th Exhibitions on Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation in Dar es Salaam, Minister for Education, Science and Technology, Professor Joyce Ndalichako said such institutions will not be allowed to admit students in the 2018/19 academic year. “I urge the universities that were found to be below standard during the evaluation, to [&hellip