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Kenya aims to halve size of Dadaab refugee camp by end-2016.

Kenya aims to halve size of Dadaab refugee camp by end-2016.

Kenya aims to reduce by almost half the population of Dadaab refugee camp, home to about 326,000 mostly Somali refugees, by the end of the year. A committee that groups Kenya, Somalia and the UN refugee agency UNHCR said this on Sunday. Kenya has said it wants to close the camp, which was once home [&hellip

50,00 People Rescued From Boko Haram.

50,00 People Rescued From Boko Haram.

About 5,000 people were rescued from the Boko Haram by soldiers and members of the vigilante, Civilian JTF, the Nigerian Army has said. The Army spokesperson, Sani Usman, also said a member of the Civilian JTF was killed on Saturday during the battles with the Boko Haram. Mr. Usman, a Colonel, in his statement also [&hellip

Commander Highlights Iran’s Air Defense Capabilities.

Commander Highlights Iran’s Air Defense Capabilities.

Iran’s Air Defense commander highlighted the capabilities of the country’s Air Defense Force, including those of its radars and missiles. According to Tasnim news agency, Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said on Sunday given the aerial threats, Iran’s countrywide air defense coverage is in good condition. Besides ensuring security [&hellip

Kenya Pupils Burn Dormitories ‘over Euro Match Ban’.

Kenya Pupils Burn Dormitories ‘over Euro Match Ban’.

Kenyan authorities are investigating if pupils who set fire to their school dormitories did so after being told they could not watch a Euro 2016 match on television. The trouble happened on Saturday night at a school in the west of the country, local media reports. It began with a few students throwing stones and [&hellip

Israel, Turkey To Normalize Ties.

Israel, Turkey To Normalize Ties.

Israel and Turkey are set to normalize diplomatic relations, six years after an Israeli raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla left eight Turks and an American citizen of Turkish origin dead. The full details — to be announced Monday morning, according to Israeli officials — will include a $20 million compensation fund for Turkish families and [&hellip

Lionel Messi Scores Sublime Argentina Goal.

Lionel Messi Scores Sublime Argentina Goal.

Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years. “It’s not meant for me. For me the national team is over. I’ve done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion,” the 29-year-old said after defeat by Chile [&hellip

U-17 Boys Buoyant With Seychelles Rout.

U-17 Boys Buoyant With Seychelles Rout.

The U-17 national soccer team, Serengeti Boys yesterday kicked off their CAF U-17 African Youth championship qualifiers campaign positively after hauling a 3-0 win over Seychelles at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. Two goals from the first half and one in the second half gave confident Serengeti Boys a cool victory against disorganised [&hellip

Health Ministry Suspends MNH Catering Plan.

Health Ministry Suspends MNH Catering Plan.

A few days before the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) starts providing meal services to all admitted patients, the government yesterday announced the suspension of the plan to allow the hospital’s administration to work on it by considering the needs of different groups. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, [&hellip

Nigerian Held At JNIA With Five Kilos Of Narcotic Drugs.

Nigerian Held At JNIA With Five Kilos Of Narcotic Drugs.

A Nigerian, identified as Bede Eke (45), was arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam for allegedly in possession of five kilos of narcotic drugs. The JNIA Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Martin Otieno told the Journalists in the city that the suspect was nabbed yesterday as he [&hellip

Be Models To Others, Women Leaders Told.

Be Models To Others, Women Leaders Told.

Women in leadership positions have been urged to work hard and diligently to become role models for other women. Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Anne Makinda, said women holding leadership positions in various companies and institutions have a role to play to encourage other fellow women to strive for higher positions and achievements. [&hellip