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Spanish premier punched on face

Spanish premier punched on face

​Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has taken a hard sucker punch in the face from a teenage boy in one of his campaign appearances only three days ahead of the country’s general elections. The incident occurred on Wednesday when the 60-year-old premier was in the city of Pontevedra in the northwestern Galicia region talking among [&hellip

ZumaMustFall: South Africans March Against Jacob Zuma.

ZumaMustFall: South Africans March Against Jacob Zuma.

    Thousands of protesters are marching in South Africa to demand President Jacob Zuma is sacked. The latest protests are a reaction to him sacking two finance ministers last week, further damaging confidence in the economy. This comes on top of claims of widespread corruption, recent student protests and a succession battle in the [&hellip

TP Mazembe Out of World Club Championship.

TP Mazembe Out of World Club Championship.

    First half goals from forwards Dario Benedetto and Martin Zuniga helped Club America to a 2-1 win over TP Mazembe at Osaka Nagai Stadium’s penultimate game at the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015.   Ignacio Aguilar’s side came into the match hurting following their last-minute loss against Guangzhou Evergrande in the quarter-finals, [&hellip

Yanga reclaim pilot seat

Yanga reclaim pilot seat

      Defending  champions, Young Africans have reclaimed a pilot seat of the Mainland Premier League following their 1-0 victory over African Sports at Mkwakwani Stadium. Prior to Wednesday encounter in Tanga, Young Africans (Yanga) who were two-point adrift the top-placed Azam FC, urgently needed three points from the bottom-placed side. Yanga have now [&hellip

Kinondoni Gets 7hrs to Explain Floods Inaction.

Kinondoni Gets 7hrs to Explain Floods Inaction.

  ​   The Kinondoni Municipal Council was on Wednesday given a seven-hour ultimatum to explain why a presidential directive has not been implemented. The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Policy, Parliament, Labour, Youth, Employment and Disabled, Ms Jenista Mhagama, issued the ultimatum yesterday after conducting an impromptu visit to the flood- [&hellip

Hoseah Sacked for ‘Inefficiency’.

Hoseah Sacked for ‘Inefficiency’.

    President John Magufuli has revoked the appointment of the Director General of the Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), Dr Edward Hoseah, replacing him with his deputy, Mr Valentino Mlowola, in acting capacity.   Dr Magufuli’s move follows what has been stated as “unsatisfactory performance of the PCCB in tackling corruption cases’’, [&hellip

Players must justify wages – Fabregas

Players must justify wages – Fabregas

​Chelsea’s players need to justify their “big wages” and start playing like “big players”, says Cesc Fabregas. The Premier League champions are only one point above the relegation zone after Monday’s defeat at Leicester, their ninth loss of the season. After the game, boss Jose Mourinho said his “work was betrayed” by his players. “If you are a [&hellip

Tornado rips through Australia’s Sydney

Tornado rips through Australia’s Sydney

​A tornado has hit Australia’s biggest city of Sydney with record wind speeds of 213 kilometers per hour, bringing down trees and power lines and destroying homes and businesses. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a tornado warning on Wednesday, saying the storm had been the fastest on record for the state of New South [&hellip

Pakistan marks anniversary of school massacre

Pakistan marks anniversary of school massacre

People across Pakistan have marked the first anniversary of the school massacre in Peshawar that left 151 people – mostly students – dead. The attack led to a severe crackdown on Islamic extremism. Bearing images of students and teachers slain in the Peshawar attack, mourners congregated on Wednesday at the Army Public School where the [&hellip

Canada pastor sentenced to life in jail

Canada pastor sentenced to life in jail

​A North Korean court has sentenced a South Korea-born Canadian pastor to life imprisonment with hard labor after being convicted of committing crimes against the East Asian country. The North’s Supreme Court sentenced Hyeon Soo-lim after a brief trial, China’s Xinhua news agency reported from Pyongyang on Wednesday. The Toronto-based pastor was found guilty of [&hellip