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Samatta Prize Kitty Growing; Includes Plot At Kigamboni.

Samatta Prize Kitty Growing; Includes Plot At Kigamboni.

    Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has awarded Mbwana Samatta a plot at Kigamboni for his successful career that also globally promotes the country’s soccer talents. While rewarding Samatta, the premier also used the event to criticise the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) for selfishness, saying the football body has not done enough to support the [&hellip

Free Education ‘Hiccups’ On Ministry’s Solution List.

Free Education ‘Hiccups’ On Ministry’s Solution List.

      The  government has assured the public that it is working round the clock to address minor challenges experienced in some schools with the introduction of free education. It has also defended the presence of such trivial shortcomings, insisting that it was not easy to start implementing such policy fully on right footing. [&hellip

TCRA Suspends Six Telecoms Services.

TCRA Suspends Six Telecoms Services.

    The communications industry regulator has suspended all services provided by a local firm, Six Telecoms Tanzania Limited, for allegedly occasioning a loss of 7.7 million US dollars (about 15bn/-) to the government. This follows an impromptu inspection by the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) at Six Telecoms’ offices and facilities in Dar es [&hellip

Ebola epidemic declared over in W Africa

Ebola epidemic declared over in W Africa

​The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared that a two-year Ebola epidemic that took more than 11,000 lives in West Africa is now over. The UN health agency made the announcement on Thursday after the outbreak ended in Liberia, which had joined Sierra Leone and Guinea, the epicenters of the outbreak in West Africa. “Today [&hellip

Huge blast kills 5 in southeast Turkey

Huge blast kills 5 in southeast Turkey

​A devastating explosion has reportedly ripped through a multi-storey police headquarters in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakir, killing five people and wounding 39 others. The incident occurred late on Wednesday when an explosive-laden car hit the headquarters in Cinar district and totally destroyed its entire facade, the Turkish Daily Sabah reported, adding that the building [&hellip

Al Jazeera America to shut down

Al Jazeera America to shut down

Qatar-owned Al Jazeera America is shutting down in the United States amid low ratings and internal conflicts. Al Jazeera America’s chief executive Al Anstey said in a memo Wednesday that the cable and satellite news television would “shutter its cable TV and digital operations by April 30.” According to the CEO, the decision was “driven [&hellip

Burkina Faso President Takes Defence Portfolio In New Cabinet.

Burkina Faso President Takes Defence Portfolio In New Cabinet.

    Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso’s new President Roch Marc Christian Kabore took the helm of the defence ministry as he unveiled a new government lineup Wednesday in a nation with a history of coups. Kabore, only the third civilian president of nine in office since independence in 1960, kept the defence and veterans’ affairs [&hellip

Iran Frees Trespassing Sailors After US Apologized.

Iran Frees Trespassing Sailors After US Apologized.

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has released the ten American sailors, apprehended after entering the Iranian territorial waters on two combat vessels. According to Press TV, the IRGC announced in a statement that the sailors were released in international waters. The statement says it has become clear that the sailors’ trespassing had been unintentional. Before [&hellip

Iran President Urges Muslim Unity In Fighting Terror.

Iran President Urges Muslim Unity In Fighting Terror.

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Muslim nations to close ranks in the face of rising terrorist threats.   “For fighting terrorism, we don’t have to wait for others as Muslim countries enjoy enough power and options tor clearing the [Middle East] region from terrorists,” President Rouhani said in a meeting [&hellip

Wenger confirms Elneny deal

Wenger confirms Elneny deal

​Arsene Wenger has all but confirmed that Arsenal have completed the signing of Basel midfielder Mohamed Elneny. After his side’s 3-3 draw with Liverpool at Anfield, Wenger said he hoped to have the Egyptian available for the Super Sunday clash at Stoke. The 23-year-old is currently in London to complete the formalities on a four-and-a-half year contract. Wenger said: [&hellip