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Israel releases Palestinian hunger striker al-Qadi, transfers him to hospital

Israel releases Palestinian hunger striker al-Qadi, transfers him to hospital

Israel has released a Palestinian hunger striker more than two months after he started the protest action against his detention without trial. The Palestinian Red Crescent said on Saturday that Malik al-Qadi was transferred from an Israeli jail to a hospital in the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah over his deteriorating health. The inmate [&hellip

Gabon opposition leader rejects defeat in presidential election

Gabon opposition leader rejects defeat in presidential election

Gabonese opposition leader Jean Ping has vowed not to abandon his pursuit of presidency soon after the Constitutional Court upheld the narrow victory of incumbent President Ali Bongo in last month’s presidential election and dismissed Ping’s appeal. “This decision does not bring the Gabonese people together and it does not appease them because they don’t [&hellip

Egypt Migrant Boat Sinking: Death Toll Rises To More Than 100.

Egypt Migrant Boat Sinking: Death Toll Rises To More Than 100.

The number of bodies recovered after a migrant boat capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday has reached more than 100 as the search continues. The boat was carrying between 450 and 600 migrants when it sank eight miles (12km) off the port city of Rosetta. It was transporting Egyptian, Syrian, Sudanese, Eritrean and Somali [&hellip

Morocco, Seeking Support For W.Sahara Plan, Asks To Rejoin African Bloc.

Morocco, Seeking Support For W.Sahara Plan, Asks To Rejoin African Bloc.

Morocco has applied to rejoin the African Union 32 years after it left, the bloc said on Friday, as the North African kingdom seeks support for its plan to end a decades-old row over Western Sahara. Morocco, which claims the sparsely populated stretch of desert, left the African Union in 1984 when the bloc recognized [&hellip

Gabon: Court Upholds President Ali Bongo’s Election Win.

Gabon: Court Upholds President Ali Bongo’s Election Win.

Gabon’s constitutional court has upheld President Ali Bongo’s re-election victory, rejecting an appeal by rival Jean Ping who had called for a recount over widespread allegations of fraud. The decision, read late at night in an almost empty court chamber, raised the prospect of a repeat of the violence that erupted with the announcement earlier [&hellip

Kikwete Honoured For Protecting Vulnerable Groups.

Kikwete Honoured For Protecting Vulnerable Groups.

Former President Jakaya Kikwete has been awarded for his excellence political leadership and protection of vulnerable groups especially women and children. A New York-based organisation, Speak Up Africa, conferred the award on Mr Kikwete here on Thursday during the inaugural benefit and the organisation’s fifth anniversary dinner. Mr Kikwete has been honoured for his contribution [&hellip

New ATCL Board Tasked To Improve Management.

New ATCL Board Tasked To Improve Management.

The Board of Directors of Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) has been given three months to restructure the entire management, with the government Works, Transport and Communications Minister, Professor Makame Mbarawa, issued the directive after launching the new board in Dar es Salaam yesterday. It will be chaired by Engineer Emmanuel Korosso, appointed by President [&hellip

President has not refused to meet religious leaders, Dar Sheikh.

President has not refused to meet religious leaders, Dar Sheikh.

Chairman of Dar es Salaam Region Religious Leaders Peace Committee Alhad Musa Salum strongly refuted on claims that President John Magufuli has turned down meeting with religious leaders over opposition countrywide demos. Addressing reporters in the city, Sheikh Salum said the recently publicised information in media outlets was false and was merely intended to create [&hellip

JPM Appoint Kindamba As Acting TTCL, CEO.

JPM Appoint Kindamba As Acting TTCL, CEO.

President Dr John Magufuli today revoked the appointment of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) Dr Kamugisha Kazaura. The state house statement said the president appointed acting CEO Mr Waziri Waziri Kindamba

Captured Daesh cmdr. planned bombings across Lebanon: Army

Captured Daesh cmdr. planned bombings across Lebanon: Army

The Lebanese army says a high-ranking Daesh militant commander recently arrested at a Palestinian refugee camp in the southern part of the country had been planning simultaneous bombings. Lebanon-based Arabic-language daily As-Safir, citing military officials, reported on Friday that the senior Daesh figure, identified as Imad Yassine, was about to carry out a series of [&hellip