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Russia, China block UNSC resolution on Aleppo truce.

Russia, China block UNSC resolution on Aleppo truce.

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution which would have mandated a seven-day ceasefire in Syria’s Aleppo. On Monday, Russia stated that a truce would only permit the militants to regroup and that the subject requires further talks between Moscow and Washington. The resolution, drafted by New Zealand, Egypt and Spain, was [&hellip

Chapecoense plane crash: Team awarded Copa Sudamericana.

Chapecoense plane crash: Team awarded Copa Sudamericana.

Brazilian club Chapecoense have been awarded the Copa Sudamericana by South American football confederation Conmebol after most of their team died in a plane crash en route to the final. Seventy-one people, including 19 players and staff, were killed in last Monday’s crash on the way to Colombia for the first leg. Colombian opponents Atletico [&hellip

Premier Irked by Corruption In Tender Process.

Premier Irked by Corruption In Tender Process.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed Karatu District Commissioner Theresia Mahongo to remove from the tender processes all companies owned by councillors and council’s employees to avoid conflict of interests. The Prime Minister issued the directives in Karatu District on the ongoing tour to Arusha Region. “Companies owned by councillors are allowed to do businesses [&hellip

Nation Mourns Death Of Youngster.

Nation Mourns Death Of Youngster.

The shocking and untimely death of Mbao FC highly-rated young striker Ismail Mrisho has left a nation in mourning. Mrisho, 19, collapsed during his side’s U-20 Premier League match against Mwadui FC at the Kaitaba Stadium in Bukoba on Sunday afternoon. He was rushed to the Bukoba Referral regional hospital but was declared dead on [&hellip

UDSM council decides to retain its VC.

UDSM council decides to retain its VC.

University of Dar es Salaam Council yesterday announced that Prof Rwekaza Mukandala will stay on as the Vice-Chancellor for an additional year after his term expired early this month. An official statement issued by the Council Chairman Peter Ngumbulu said the 63-year-old political scientist will continue leading the country’s oldest academic institution for 12 months [&hellip

Asset Checks Aimed At Cheating Leaders.

Asset Checks Aimed At Cheating Leaders.

The government will soon embark on the verification of properties declared by about 500 public leaders before the Ethics Secretariat, a move seeking to authenticate the assets. Minister of State in the President’s Office, Public Service Management and Good Governance Angella Kairuki said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the exercise will help the government [&hellip

Magufuli to officiate first Uhuru Day gala in office.

Magufuli to officiate first Uhuru Day gala in office.

President John Magufuli is expected to officiate at this year’s Independence Day celebrations on December 9, the first time since he assumed the presidency on November 5, 2015. Dr Magufuli cancelled fanfares for his first Independence Day in office last year, serving the 4bn/- budget, which he directed to the expansion of a Dar es [&hellip

Long-Range Planes To Lift Tourism.

Long-Range Planes To Lift Tourism.

President John Magufuli yesterday reaffirmed his willpower to acquire additional four aircrafts in efforts to introduce tourism supporting direct international flights. Dr Magufuli, in his talks with Boeing’s Director of Sales Jim Deboo, said the government wants to buy three long-range aircrafts out of the envisaged four, adding that his administration was determined to acquire [&hellip

Iran urges immediate release of lawyers in Kenya

Iran urges immediate release of lawyers in Kenya

Iran has urged Kenya to immediately release two of its lawyers arrested in the African country upon “intervention by a third party.” Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that Abdolhossein Safaei and Nasrollah Ebrahimi are “attorneys-at-law at [Iran’s] Justice Ministry and university professors who have traveled to Nairobi upon the request of [&hellip

Daesh retreats from major site in Mosul

Daesh retreats from major site in Mosul

The Takfiri Daesh terrorist group has completely withdrawn from a major site they were using for logistical and housing purposes in the Iraqi city of Mosul after destroying all buildings there as security forces approached, a report says. Iraq’s BasNews on Sunday quoted an informed source as saying that the Daesh terrorists withdrew from all [&hellip