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Libyan Court Sentences Gaddafi’s Son to Death.

Libyan Court Sentences Gaddafi’s Son to Death.

  A Libyan court has sentenced Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, in connection with a deadly crackdown on the 2011 revolt against his father’s rule.    According to media reports, on Tuesday, Saif was given the death penalty for his involvement in quelling the 2011 revolution that led to his father’s ouster. [&hellip

Al Khartoum Dump APR, Gor Advance.

Al Khartoum Dump APR, Gor Advance.

    SUDAN’s side Al Khartoum today cruised into the semi finals of the CECAFA 2015 Kagame Cup with a bang after thrashing 4-0 Rwanda’s APR at the ongoing championship at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. The Sudanese side victory means they have now set a date with the Kenyan champions Gor Mahia [&hellip

Dar Braces for Yanga, Azam Thriller.

Dar Braces for Yanga, Azam Thriller.

      ALL roads will lead to the ultra-modern National Stadium in Dar es Salaam when Mainland Premier League champions Young Africans entertain mighty Azam FC in a scintillating CECAFA Kagame Cup quarterfinal tie this afternoon. Excitement gripped the country’s football fans and many others around East and Central African region upon learning that [&hellip

NEC Acts to Solve Registration Hiccups.

NEC Acts to Solve Registration Hiccups.

      THE National Electoral Commission (NEC) yesterday announced a number of measures taken to solve shortcomings in the ongoing Biometric Voter Registration (BVR), including deploying more registration officers to speed up the exercise in Dar es Salaam Region. NEC Chairman, Judge (retired) Damian Lubuva told journalists in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the [&hellip

Lowassa Quits CCM, Joins Chadema.

Lowassa Quits CCM, Joins Chadema.

      FORMER Prime Minister Edward Lowassa officially quit Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) and joined opposition Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA), vowing to fight poverty should he get the opportunity to become president. He defended his move to defect to the opposition on grounds that his new party’s struggle against poverty was in [&hellip

Burundi’s Opposition to Join Parliament.

Burundi’s Opposition to Join Parliament.

    Burundi’s main opposition leader Agathon Rwasa took his seat as parliament met for the first time Monday since legislative elections last month, saying he would “play the game” despite criticising the polls as not credible. Rwasa, who has denounced the third consecutive win by President Pierre Nkurunziza, garnered almost 19 percent of the [&hellip

Ex-Nigeria boss Stephen Keshi demands $5m pay-out from NFF.

Ex-Nigeria boss Stephen Keshi demands $5m pay-out from NFF.

  Former Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has demanded US$5m (£3.2m) compensation from the Nigeria Football Federation following his dismissal from the job.   Keshi was sacked at the start of July and has been replaced by Sunday Oliseh. He has written to the NFF through his lawyers demanding the money, claiming damages for defamation.   However, [&hellip

Sepp Blatter Deserves Nobel Prize For Work With Fifa.

Sepp Blatter Deserves Nobel Prize For Work With Fifa.

    Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel prize for his stewardship of Fifa, Vladimir Putinsaid in an interview aired by the Swiss broadcaster RTS. On Saturday, at a meeting with Putin in St Petersburg, Blatter said that Fifa, facing a major bribery scandal, had passed a resolution offering full support for holding the 2018 World Cup in Russia. [&hellip

Ukawa Invites Lowassa to Join Four-Party Coalition.

Ukawa Invites Lowassa to Join Four-Party Coalition.

  THE Coalition of Four Opposition Parties, Ukawa, on Monday officially invited former Prime Minister, Mr Edward Lowassa, to join them ahead of the general elections in October. In what appeared like a green light from the outfit to Mr Lowassa to vie for the presidency on its ticket, national chairpersons of all political parties [&hellip

Ikulu Trashes Reports on Kikwete Salary.

Ikulu Trashes Reports on Kikwete Salary.

    THE State House has refuted reports published in a local daily that President Jakaya Kikwete is among five highly- paid African heads of state. A statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications in Dar es Salaam described the reports as ‘unfounded and pure trash.’ It referred to a story that appeared on [&hellip