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Kenya court suspends government’s media shutdown.

Kenya court suspends government’s media shutdown.

Kenya’s High Court has suspended the shutdown of three independent television stations, which were blocked earlier this week after they had planned to broadcast a contentious, symbolic “swearing in” ceremony for opposition leader Raila Odinga. The country’s High Court ordered a 14-day suspension of the government’s shutdown – which affected stations NTV, Citizen and KTN [&hellip

Abandoned kids: Woe, ye, delinquent dads.

Abandoned kids: Woe, ye, delinquent dads.

Men who abandon their children to women with whom they have had the kids now face tough times as the government gears up to deal with such delinquency legally. The deputy minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr Faustine Ndugulile, told the National Assembly yesterday that moves to enact a new Law [&hellip

Veteran Politician Kingunge Is No More.

Veteran Politician Kingunge Is No More.

Politician Kingunge Ngombale Mwiru has passed away at Muhimbili National Hospital NMH) in Dar es Salaam, his son Kinje Ngombale has confirmed. Kinje didn’t give more details over the demise of the politician who worked with Founding Father, Mwalimu Julius Nyerere in founding Tanganyika African National Union and Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM). Kingunge was admitted [&hellip

Bunge Team Wants 3 Contracts Audited.

Bunge Team Wants 3 Contracts Audited.

Parliament yesterday tasked the government to conduct a forensic and performance audit over controversies surrounding Mlimani City project, the Police Force and Pride Tanzania, whose contracts led to pilferage of billions of taxpayers’ money. The parliamentary oversight arm of public funds –Public Accounts Committee (PAC) proposed earlier when tabling its performance report for 2017 in [&hellip

President Orders Probe Of Judges Spending Holidays Abroad.

President Orders Probe Of Judges Spending Holidays Abroad.

President John Magufuli said he has been puzzled to learn that most judges, who have submitted travel permit requests to him, wanted to spend holidays with their families outside the country at own costs. Speaking at the summit of the Law Week in Dar es Salaam today (Thursday), the President directed the Chief Justice, Prof [&hellip

Kenya Extends TV Station Ban Over Odinga ‘Inauguration’.

Kenya Extends TV Station Ban Over Odinga ‘Inauguration’.

The government of Kenya has called a symbolic swearing in of opposition leader Raila Odinga a “well-choreographed attempt to subvert or overthrow” the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the interior ministry also said that it would keep three independent TV stations, which had planned to broadcast the event, off [&hellip

National ID Prerequisite For E-passport.

National ID Prerequisite For E-passport.

Tanzanians should acquire a National Identification card firstly, before requesting the technologically savvy e-passport inaugurated today (Wednesday) by President John Magufuli at Immigration Offices in Dar es Salaam. Commissioner General of Immigration Department, Dr Anna Makakala revealed that criteria before while explaining how the e-passport will work and its importance in curbing cross border crimes [&hellip

Bodaboda Rider Rapes, Murders, Cuts Off Katavi Girl’s Private Parts.

Bodaboda Rider Rapes, Murders, Cuts Off Katavi Girl’s Private Parts.

Two dreadful deaths, befitting a movie script, have gripped Rukwa and Katavi regions, leaving residents shell-shocked. In the first incident, a 14-year old Standard VI pupil was murdered by a ‘bodaboda’ rider, who raped and stabbed her viciously on the rib cage before chopping off her private parts and disappearing with them. The murdered girl [&hellip

Double car bombing kills 33 in Benghazi.

Double car bombing kills 33 in Benghazi.

At least 33 people have been killed in a double car bombing in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi, according to officials. Tuesday’s first bomb went off outside Salmani neighbourhood’s Bait Radwan mosque, frequented by the fighters of Brigade 210 from eastern Libyan security forces, the Libya Observer reported. The second explosion occurred minutes later close [&hellip

Controversial preacher under investigations.

Controversial preacher under investigations.

Police here are investigating a controversial preacher, popular for his style of preaching beers, sexuality and religious abuse. The self-proclaimed Prophet, 44-year old Onesmo Machibya, well known as Prophet Tito, got into trouble after the police accused him of releasing a viral footage that promotes religious animosity. “He had violated section 16 of the Penal [&hellip