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Guinea-Bissau  President  Dismisses  Government.

Guinea-Bissau President Dismisses Government.

  The president of the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau has dismissed the government led by Domingos Pereira, the prime minister. Jose Mario Vaz made the announcement on a national radio programme late on Wednesday, after months of political infighting between the two leaders. The African Union had suspended Guinea-Bissau following a coup in April. The World Bank [&hellip

Iran, Guinea Revive 25-Year Bauxite Plan.

Iran, Guinea Revive 25-Year Bauxite Plan.

    Iran and Guinea have resurrected a deal to extract bauxite in the African country after a delay of 25 years and ship it to the Middle East for aluminum production.  The project, worth $505 million, includes production for three years over 5,684 square kilometers with combined reserves of 600 million tonnes in central Guinea. Under [&hellip

Zarif Meets Assad in Syrian Capital.

Zarif Meets Assad in Syrian Capital.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif meets Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad in the Arab country’s capital, Damascus.   According to Press TV, Zarif arrived in Syria from Lebanon on Wednesday. The Iranian foreign minister is on a tour of countries in the region for talks on regional issues.   Upon his arrival in Damascus earlier in [&hellip

Medics Rally to Demoted Chelsea Doctor After Mourinho Touchline Row.

Medics Rally to Demoted Chelsea Doctor After Mourinho Touchline Row.

  The Chelsea FC first-team doctor has received the backing of leading sports physicians after learning she could lose her place on the bench at Sunday’s match against Manchester City following criticism from manager José Mourinho. Dr Eva Carneiro was told on Tuesday that she would no longer be Chelsea’s on-field doctor on match days for going [&hellip

UN Peacekeeping Chief in CAR Sacked Over Sex Abuse Claims.

UN Peacekeeping Chief in CAR Sacked Over Sex Abuse Claims.

  The UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, has fired the head of the agency’s peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic after multiple sex abuse allegations against peacekeeping troops. Ban pledged to take urgent action to weed out the “outrageous and indecent actions of a few people” as he announced the resignation of Babacar Gaye, from Senegal. “I [&hellip

League Package up by 40 Per Cent.

League Package up by 40 Per Cent.

  The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) and Vodacom Tanzania have officially renewed Mainland Premier League sponsorship contract worth over 6bn/-. This new contract extends the two sides’ partnership to the coming three years and it represents an increment of 40 per cent from the previous contract that expired last May. The expired contract that lasted [&hellip

Hundreds Pay Last Respects to Kisumo’s Body.

Hundreds Pay Last Respects to Kisumo’s Body.

  Hundred of people paid their last respects to the body of a veteran politician, Mzee Peter Kisumo who died at the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) in Dar es Salaam last week. A requiem liturgical service presided over by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (ELCT) Northern Diocese Bishop, Dr Fredrick Shoo, was held for [&hellip

Repeat of Preferential Polls Set for Today.

Repeat of Preferential Polls Set for Today.

  The re-run of the preferential polls in five constituencies for Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) parliamentary aspirants is set for today. This follows a decision of the party’s Central Committee (CC) which directed that the preferential polls should be repeated in the constituencies of Ukonga, Makete, Busega, Rufiji and Kilolo. The CCM policy making organ [&hellip

Israeli Plot Against JCPOA Defeated: Iran’s Foreign Minister.

Israeli Plot Against JCPOA Defeated: Iran’s Foreign Minister.

  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Zionist regime’s plot against Iran’s nuclear conclusion with the 5+1 group has been defeated. According to Press TV, Zarif made the remarks on Tuesday upon his arrival in the Lebanese capital of Beirut on the first leg of his regional tour.   He said the nuclear conclusion between [&hellip

Kikwete Appoints Masilingi New Ambassador to USA.

Kikwete Appoints Masilingi New Ambassador to USA.

  Dar es Salaam. President Jakaya Kikwete has appointed Mr Wilson Masilingi as a new Tanzanian ambassador to the US. Prior to the appointment which was made last Friday and announced by the State House yesterday Mr Masilingi was Tanzanian envoy to the Netherlands since 2013. He will also in the same capacity represent Tanzania’s interests [&hellip