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US, Israel ‘dirty hands’ stir Africa clashes

US, Israel ‘dirty hands’ stir Africa clashes

A political analyst says the “dirty hands” of the United States and Israeli regime are behind the ongoing conflicts in South Sudan and the entire African continent, Press TV reports. In an interview with Press TV on Monday, Stephen Lendman, a US-based author and radio host, described the deadly in violence in South Sudan as [&hellip

UN backs Iran participation in Geneva II

UN backs Iran participation in Geneva II

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has once again reiterated the international organization’s support for Iran’s participation in the upcoming Geneva II conference on Syria. Ban made the remarks in a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on the sidelines of the Second International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria [&hellip

Israelis demolish Palestinians’ homes

Israelis demolish Palestinians’ homes

Israeli forces have demolished dozens of Palestinian homes in the Jordan Valley, leaving villagers without shelter in the winter cold, Press TV reports. The Israeli authorities also seized all shelter and humanitarian aid provided to Palestinian residents whose homes had been demolished by the Israeli army. Human rights groups have expressed concern over the rising [&hellip

Many drown fleeing S Sudan fighting

Many drown fleeing S Sudan fighting

More than 200 civilians in South Sudan have drowned in a Nile ferry accident while fleeing fighting in the town of Malakal, an army spokesman has said. He said women and children were among the victims in Sunday’s disaster. More than 350,000 people have been displaced by the fighting between the South Sudanese government and [&hellip

Private school fee structure on the spotlight

Private school fee structure on the spotlight

Prof Eustella Bhalalusesa. The government plans to review the fee structure used by private schools, an issue which of late has generated big controversy, The Guardian has learnt. The government has finally decided to take action to respond to public outcry, reliable Ministry of Education and Vocational Training official told this paper. The public has [&hellip

Tweets winners urged to be youth role models

Tweets winners urged to be youth role models

The Managing Director of ITV/Radio One, Joyce Mhaville  urged tweets winners to be role models and put their ideas into practice as exemplary cases to other youths in the country. Presenting cash prizes to winners of the ‘Tweet Poverty Eradication Competition’ in Dar es Salaam, she said that creative tweets should be put to use [&hellip

Chikawe happy with Constituent Assembly list

Chikawe happy with Constituent Assembly list

With few weeks remaining before the special constituent assembly takes place in Dodoma, the Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Mathias Chikawe said most groups that submitted lists of their names were doing so accordingly. In an interview with this paper, Chikawe said they were currently in the process of identifying the groups that qualified [&hellip

JK to throw weight against drug trafficking

JK to throw weight against drug trafficking

 President Kikwete  admitted that drug trafficking and abuse remain one of the key challenges facing his government, warning that the government had set up viable mechanisms to nab the offenders. The president also acknowledged that ivory poaching, which has tainted the country’s image in the recent past, is one of the threats the government will [&hellip

‘Corpse’ wakes up in Kenyan morgue

‘Corpse’ wakes up in Kenyan morgue

Kenyan authorities have launched an investigation into how a man declared dead in a hospital woke up alive in its morgue the next day. Shocked mortuary workers at Naivasha hospital ran away when the body stirred and was seen to be breathing. Paul Mutora, who had tried to kill himself by swallowing insecticide, was pronounced [&hellip

Bacteria linked to premature birth

Bacteria linked to premature birth

A major cause of premature birth – where waters break too soon, triggering labour – may be caused by specific bacteria, according to research. The findings could lead to screening and possible treatment for women at risk of early labour, says a US team. The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, suggests certain bacteria [&hellip