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UN slams Israel’s administrative detention amid Palestinian’s 67-day hunger strike.

UN slams Israel’s administrative detention amid Palestinian’s 67-day hunger strike.

A UN official has denounced Israel’s holding of a Palestinian terrorist who is in the 67th day of a hunger strike while in administrative detention as “egregious.” “I am deeply concerned about the deteriorating health of Palestinian detainee Bilal Kayed, after 67 days of a hunger strike protesting his detention without charge or trial,” Robert [&hellip

Tricky Burundi Refugees Irk PM.

Tricky Burundi Refugees Irk PM.

The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has issued a stern warning to former Burundi refugees who have officially been given Tanzania citizenship to refrain from illegally welcoming and accommodating Burundians who have not been naturalised to live in Katumba and Mishamo refugee settlements. He has also ordered all Burundians who have illegally entered and stayed [&hellip

Postal Bank Gets Ready For DSE Listing To Raise Share Capital.

Postal Bank Gets Ready For DSE Listing To Raise Share Capital.

Tanzania Postal Bank (TPB) is gearing up to get listed on Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) and float its shares to raise capital and transform all its operations from manual to electronic. The state-run financial institution yesterday assured the Parliamentary Committee Accounts (PAC) that by May next year, it would have already been listed [&hellip

Two Killed Ss Police Foil Robbery.

Two Killed Ss Police Foil Robbery.

Police have gunned down two people in a robbery attempt while an unidentified person was killed by an angry mob after hurling a hand grenade in a failed attempt to kill community policing officials at Mabibo in Dar es Salaam. At the same time, police are holding a businessman Yoram Mbyellah, 42, for allegedly selling [&hellip

Tanzanians Can Do It, Says Simbu.

Tanzanians Can Do It, Says Simbu.

After writing new history for Tanzania in the Olympic men’s marathon, a beaming Alphonce Felix Simbu said his feat proved that the country’s athletes can deliver success at the world stage. The 24-years old, Simbu, made history and became a new national hero after finishing in the top five of the 42km Marathon race as [&hellip

Indian premier urged to halt violence in Kashmir

Indian premier urged to halt violence in Kashmir

Pro-Indian Kashmiri politicians have demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi take serious steps to halt weeks-long deadly violence in the disputed Himalayan region. A delegation of politicians, led by the former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, on Monday met Premier Modi in the Indian capital New Delhi, seeking an immediate ban on pellet guns [&hellip

Britain to create isolation units in a bid to tackle extremism in jails

Britain to create isolation units in a bid to tackle extremism in jails

The British government plans to isolate extremist inmates in special units in high security jails to limit their ability to radicalise other inmates, the government says. Justice Secretary Liz Truss said she was taking action to stop the “spread of this poisonous ideology behind bars”, including training officers to intercept activity that could influence vulnerable [&hellip

US policy of sanctions against Iran, Cuba fallen flat: Zarif

US policy of sanctions against Iran, Cuba fallen flat: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Cuba have proven that the United States has failed to advance its agendas by exerting pressure on the two countries. In a meeting with his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodriguez in Havana on Monday, Zarif added that Iran and Cuba proved that they can overcome sanctions through [&hellip

Court charges German man for joining Daesh

Court charges German man for joining Daesh

A German man has been charged with fighting alongside the Daesh Takfiri group in Syria and breaching Germany’s humanitarian and weapons laws. The man, identified as Abdelkarim El B, was charged by Berlin’s Oberlandgericht courthouse on Monday. During the court hearing, the defendant recounted in graphic details how he had filmed himself on his mobile [&hellip

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 20 In Somalia.

Suicide Bombing Kills At Least 20 In Somalia.

A suicide bomb rocked the Somali town of Galkayo on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and showing that Islamist militants, despite recent setbacks, can still plan and execute deadly attacks anywhere in the country. Galkayo, a midsize town in central Somalia, had been quiet in recent months. Yet that suddenly changed at 10 a.m. [&hellip