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No direct talks with Israel: PA official

No direct talks with Israel: PA official

A senior Palestinian Authority official says there will be no direct talks with Israel if it keeps on expanding illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. “The Israeli side is determined to continue its settlement and we cannot continue negotiations under these unprecedented settlement attacks,” the official said on Tuesday night, following a meeting between [&hellip

M23 declares end to rebellion in Congo

M23 declares end to rebellion in Congo

Rebels of the March 23 movement (M23) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have announced an end to their revolt. On Tuesday, the M23 said it would disarm and pursue political talks after its last hilltop strongholds were captured by the Congolese army forces in the villages of Tshanzu and Runyoni along the border [&hellip

FIFA World Cup Trophy for Dar

FIFA World Cup Trophy for Dar

For the second time in five years the authentic FIFA World Cup Trophy will be visiting Dar es Salaam on November 29 as part of global tour courtesy of Coca-Cola. The tour is limited to two days up to the subsequent day as the world’s most coveted sports icon and symbol of football supremacy will [&hellip

Youth urged on ICT as socio-economic development engine

Youth urged on ICT as socio-economic development engine

Munasa Nyirembe, Arumeru District Commissioner Information and Communications Technology (ICT) is the modern age engine of socio-economic development as well as one the biggest employment sectors prompting the government to call on Tanzanian youth to explore social-economic opportunities in ICT and the general on going commercialisation of technology to empower themselves and the country. Arumeru [&hellip

Six arrested over Dr Mvungi attack

Six arrested over Dr Mvungi attack

Police have arrested six people in connection with the attack on the Constitution Review Commission (CRC) member, Dr Sengondo Mvungi in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam after midnight on Saturday. Mvungi who was attacked by suspected gangsters armed with machetes was still unconscious yesterday, staff at the Muhimbili Orthopedic Institute (MOI) intensive care unit [&hellip

Academy offers to train future Tanzanian leaders

Academy offers to train future Tanzanian leaders

The African Leadership Academy (ALA) which seeks to build lasting peace and prosperity on the continent is in search of Tanzanian students for leadership training. Speaking in an exclusive interview with The Guardian yesterday, ALA senior admission officer Elmahdi Oummih, said his aim is to get as many secondary school students irrespective of their financial [&hellip

100 railway pensioners miss dues for six months

100 railway pensioners miss dues for six months

Over 100 ex-workers of the then Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) have not been paid their pension for six months. One of the pensioners, Asha Mtambalike, told The Guardian in an exclusive interview that they have been facing problems getting their money since their payments were channeled through the Treasury. “Earlier we were receiving our pension [&hellip

Spurs ‘got it wrong’

Spurs ‘got it wrong’

FIFA say Tottenham were wrong to allow keeper Hugo Lloris to play on against Everton after losing consciousness. The France international was caught in the head when he collided with Romelu Lukaku late on in Sunday’s goalless draw. He later underwent a “precautionary CT scan” that Spurs confirmed was clear but manager Andre Villas-Boas’s decision [&hellip

Four charged over Westgate siege

Four charged over Westgate siege

Four people have been charged over the siege at the Westgate shopping centre in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, in which at least 67 were killed, police say. The four foreigners have been charged with aiding terrorist groups and being in Kenya illegally. Their nationalities have not been disclosed, but they are said to be ethnic Somalis. [&hellip

DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels

DR Congo claims defeat of M23 rebels

​The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has claimed victory over M23 rebels in the east of the country. A government spokesman said the last remaining rebels had either fled across the border or surrendered and their weapons had been destroyed overnight. The M23 have not publicly commented on the claim. Kinshasa earlier rejected [&hellip