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Rival groups protest in Ukraine Crimea

Rival groups protest in Ukraine Crimea

Tensions are running high in southern Ukraine, as pro- and anti-Russian demonstrators have gathered outside the parliament of Autonomous Republic of Crimea. The two rival rallies were staged on Wednesday in Simferopol, the administrative center of the Autonomous Republic, where the regional parliament was to hold a crisis session on the ongoing turmoil in the [&hellip

Dozens of students killed in Nigeria raid

Dozens of students killed in Nigeria raid

Suspected members of the militant group Boko Haram have attacked a boarding school in Nigeria overnight, killing dozens of students. Nigerian police said the attackers stormed the Federal Government college of Buni Yadi in Yobe state at 2:00 am local time (0100 GMT) on Tuesday, killing at least 43 students – all of them boys [&hellip

Egypt court sentences 26 to death

Egypt court sentences 26 to death

A criminal court in Egypt has sentenced 26 people to death on charges of staging a “terror group” in an attempt to target the ships passing through the strategic Suez Canal, official sources say. Egyptian judicial sources said on Wednesday the defendants received death sentences for “founding and leading a terror group that aimed to attack” the [&hellip

TFF unveils Stars squad

TFF unveils Stars squad

In a bizarre twist of events with regard to selection of Tanzania national soccer team, the Tanzania Football Federation controversially hiked responsibility from coach Kim Poulsen and released a 22-man squad in Dar es Salaam yesterday. The players are lined up for an international friendly against Namibia (Brave Warriors) to be played in Windhoek on [&hellip

US delegation seeks investment opportunities

US delegation seeks investment opportunities

Dar es Salaam City Mayor, Didas Massaburi A business delegation from the United States of America (USA) has arrived in Dar es Salaam to survey investment potentials in the country and particularly in the port city of Dar es Salaam. Speaking yesterday in Dar es Salaam, City Mayor Didas Massaburi said the delegation comprises of [&hellip

Govt ‘explores’ use of e-recruitment system

Govt ‘explores’ use of e-recruitment system

Hab Mkwizu, Deputy Permanent Secretary-President’s Office Public Service Management The government has announced plans to start using an electronic system in the recruitment of personnel for the public sector as of this July. Speaking yesterday in Dar es Salaam during a seminar for members of the President’s office Public Service Recruitment Secretariat (PSRS), the body’s [&hellip

Muhimbili nabs ‘fake doctor’

Muhimbili nabs ‘fake doctor’

An alleged fake doctor was yesterday being interrogated at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam after some patients complained that he had conned them, pretending to be an employee of the institution. The ‘doctor’, identified as Kitano Mustafa Kitano, also known as Dr Nyirabu, was arrested by the hospital’s auxiliary police after the hospital [&hellip

Tanzania yet to sign anti-piracy protocol

Tanzania yet to sign anti-piracy protocol

Bernard Membe, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Tanzania is yet to sign the protocol against piracy endorsed by the other East African and Indian Ocean littoral states, it has been learnt. Speaking in Dar es Salaam recently, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Bernard Membe clarified that Tanzania has yet to [&hellip

Sorry United beaten in Greece

Sorry United beaten in Greece

Manchester United have a 2-0 deficit to overturn in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League clash with Olympiakos after slipping to defeat on Greek soil. The Red Devils never got going in their last-16 encounter and fell behind seven minutes before the interval when Alejandro Dominguez deflected an ambitious effort from Giannis Maniatis [&hellip

Jose won’t rule out Chelsea

Jose won’t rule out Chelsea

Jose Mourinho says Chelsea have a chance of pulling off a shock Champions League win this season – if they can get past Galatasaray. Mourinho has consistently played down his side’s hopes of winning trophies this term, and as he faced the media in Istanbul on Tuesday, he pointed to “four or five” clubs better [&hellip