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Nigeria blames Biafra for mass graves

Nigeria blames Biafra for mass graves

​Nigerian secret police have laid the blame on the Biafra separatist group for the killing of 55 people after discovering shallow mass graves in the country’s southeast. “The Service has uncovered the heinous role played by members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), in the abduction/kidnap of five Hausa-Fulani residents…The abducted men were later [&hellip

‘No US apologies for Hiroshima bombing’

‘No US apologies for Hiroshima bombing’

Visiting US Secretary of State John Kerry will not offer any apologies to the people of Hiroshima over the 1945 atomic bombing of the Japanese city, a senior US official says. Kerry arrived in Hiroshima on Sunday and is reportedly arranging for a trip by President Barack Obama as the first US president to visit [&hellip

Azam Shatter North African Ego.

Azam Shatter North African Ego.

    Tanzania’s envoys Azam FC came from behind to beat Tunisian giants, Esperance 2-1 in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup’s round of 16 tie at Chamazi Complex in Dar es Salaam. Second half goals from Farid Mussa and Ramadhani Singano helped to turn the game into Azam favour in a tactic [&hellip

Fujimori wins Peru’s first-round vote

Fujimori wins Peru’s first-round vote

Keiko Fujimori, daughter of Peru’s imprisoned former president, has won the first round of presidential elections, according to exit polls. With one fifth of the votes counted, the 40-year-old daughter of Alberto Fujimori won 38 percent of votes, according to state electoral body ONPE chief Mariano Cucho. Fujimori’s rival, centrist Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, stayed in [&hellip

Mourinho turns down Syria job

Mourinho turns down Syria job

​Jose Mourinho has politely declined the Syrian football federation’s offer for him to coach the war-torn nation’s team. His agent Jorge Mendes’ company Gestifute confirmed that the Portuguese coach received an offer from the Syrians. The former Chelsea manager has replied that “while he felt honoured to receive the invitation, he cannot at the moment [&hellip

State-Of-The-Art Facility To Light Dar Aura.

State-Of-The-Art Facility To Light Dar Aura.

    Foreign real estate investors in the country have been urged to ensure there is technology transfer when in the country for its development. Speaking during the launching of the Palm Village project, a construction building of four residential units with 220 high end apartments in Msasani area, the Vice-President, Mama Samia Suluhu Hassan, [&hellip

Dubai tower ‘to surpass’ Burj Khalifa

Dubai tower ‘to surpass’ Burj Khalifa

Developers have announced plans to build a new tower in Dubai to surpass the Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building. Emaar Properties has not announced the height of the proposed tower, saying only that it would be “a notch” taller than the Burj Khalifa’s 828m (2,717ft). The $1bn (£710m) project is scheduled to be [&hellip

Saudi jets bomb Yemen after truce begins

Saudi jets bomb Yemen after truce begins

​Saudi warplanes have reportedly bombarded a number of areas in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz, violating a UN-brokered truce agreement that had just taken effect. Yemen’s al-Masirah news website reported that Saudi bomber aircraft targeted the Salah and al-Huban districts of Ta’izz just two hours after the truce came into force at midnight (2100 GMT) [&hellip

Sanders criticizes Israel for Gaza war

Sanders criticizes Israel for Gaza war

​US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, who is Jewish, has called for a more “balanced” US Middle East policy, describing Israel’s war in the Gaza Strip in 2014 as “disproportionate.” “Was Israel’s response disproportionate? I think it was,” Sanders told CNN’s Jake Tapper in an interview that aired Sunday on the “State of the Union” [&hellip

Meatu Elders Get Care Centre.

Meatu Elders Get Care Centre.

    Meatu  District councillors in Simiyu Region have been hailed for allowing their sitting allowances amounting to 40m/- to be injected into a project to put up a facility for the elderly at Meatu District Hospital. Speaking with the ‘Daily News’ through the telephone, Meatu District Executive Director Godfrey Machumu, said the four-month sitting [&hellip