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Yanga Suffer Defeat, Simba win.

Yanga Suffer Defeat, Simba win.

    Hamisi  Kiiza netted a brace to steer Simba to a 4-0 win over African Sports, while Young Africans suffered the first defeat of the season at the hands of Coastal Union in the Mainland Premier League yesterday. At the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Ugandan striker Kiiza continued with his prolific goal [&hellip

Five Held Over British Pilot Murder.

Five Held Over British Pilot Murder.

    Five suspects have so far been arrested in connection with the incident in which a British Pilot, Roger Gower (37), was killed after gangsters gunned down a helicopter that was patrolling the Maswa Game Reserve over the weekend. Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism Prof Jumanne Maghembe said here yesterday that the suspects [&hellip

‘No Zika Cases so Far’

‘No Zika Cases so Far’

    The  government has allayed fears over Zika virus outbreak which has currently hit some parts of the world, insisting that so far there is no case registered in the country. Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu told reporters here that the country is still free from the [&hellip

Simba, Yanga In Crunch League Battle.

Simba, Yanga In Crunch League Battle.

    Giants Young Africans and Simba are back in the Mainland Premier League action today after a successful campaign in the FA Cup last weekend. Holders and league leaders Yanga are targeting to extend their league lead as they face Coastal Union at the Mkwakwani Stadium in Tanga, while their archrivals Simba aim at [&hellip

State Working on Indicative Fees.

State Working on Indicative Fees.

      As the country looks forward to having an indicative fee structure for private schools, the government has announced that there will be no uniformity as there is a number of factors to be put into consideration. This was revealed by the Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Prof Joyce Ndalichako here yesterday. [&hellip

Graft Booty Worth 11bn/- Frozen.

Graft Booty Worth 11bn/- Frozen.

    Asset Recovery and Forfeiture Section (AFRS) has obtained more than 24 court orders for freezing and forfeiting posh cars, cash, bank accounts and real estate owned by corruption convicts estimated at 11bn/- for the past five years. The Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mr Biswalo Mganga, told a joint press conference in Dar [&hellip

Burundi Crisis: Amnesty Claims Evidence of ‘Mass Graves’.

Burundi Crisis: Amnesty Claims Evidence of ‘Mass Graves’.

    Rights group Amnesty says it has found five possible mass graves near Burundi’s capital, where security forces are accused of killing scores of people in December.   Meanwhile, Burundian police said they had arrested two foreign journalists who were reporting on armed groups.   Violence in the country began last April, when President [&hellip

Starvation Threatens Millions in Ethiopia: UN.

Starvation Threatens Millions in Ethiopia: UN.

    The United Nations (UN) has warned that millions of people in Ethiopia, including children, are in danger of starvation as the African country faces dire food shortages.   The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) warned Thursday that a break in food deliveries to the country could leave huge numbers [&hellip

Iran, France Sign Series Of Trade Deals.

Iran, France Sign Series Of Trade Deals.

      Iran and France on Thursday signed a series of basic trade deals thought to be worth billions of dollars during a historic visit to Paris by the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. According to Press TV, President Rouhani and his French peer Francois Hollande oversaw the signing of the deals that concerned cooperation [&hellip

30 Rescued, Several Others Feared Dead as MV Kilombero Capsizes.

30 Rescued, Several Others Feared Dead as MV Kilombero Capsizes.

Rescuers have managed to save 30 people as several others are feared dead after MV Kilombero ferry capsized on Wednesday night while crossing the Kilombero River in Morogoro Region, the National Assembly heard on Thursday. The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled), Ms Jenista [&hellip