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CCM, CPV Hail Historic Tanzania, Vietnam Ties.

CCM, CPV Hail Historic Tanzania, Vietnam Ties.

Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) and the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) have enumerated and hailed their historic relations and cooperation during the imperialist-orchestrated war in the South-East Asian nation dating back to the TANU era. In a meeting held at the CCM Sub-Head Office along Lumumba Street in Dar es Salaam, National CCM Chairman, former [&hellip

New Authority Planned To Keep Tabs Up On Tax Matters

New Authority Planned To Keep Tabs Up On Tax Matters

Plans  are afoot to establish an authority to regulate revenue collections in the country amid complaints by ordinary people on nuisance taxes currently charged by separate public institutions. In a related development, the Acting Commissioner General of TRA, Mr Alphayo Kidata, said the authority has scraped indicative taxes on imports, particularly from China, which hitherto [&hellip

Chelsea out as Ibra strikes

Chelsea out as Ibra strikes

​Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored one and set up another as Paris Saint-Germain beat Chelsea 2-1 (4-2 on aggregate) to knock the Blues out of the Champions League for the second year running on Wednesday night. Adrien Rabiot swept home the striker’s cross to put PSG on their way to the quarter-finals after 16 minutes at Stamford [&hellip

Prosecutors file charges against Lula

Prosecutors file charges against Lula

​Brazil has officially filed charges against the country’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a money laundering investigation. State prosecutors in Lula’s home state of Sao Paulo charged the ex-president on Wednesday in connection with a two-year-old federal graft probe. It revolves around state-oil company Petrobras, which is already at the center of [&hellip

Five killed, several hurt in US shooting

Five killed, several hurt in US shooting

At least five people are killed and several others injured in a new mass shooting in the US State of Pennsylvania. Reports say two gunmen involved in the shooting near Pittsburgh killed four women and one man in a residential neighborhood in Wilkinsburg, about 8 miles (13 km) east of the city. Police and paramedics, [&hellip

Nigeria building collapse toll hits 30

Nigeria building collapse toll hits 30

The death toll from the collapse of a five-story building in the Nigerian state of Lagos has reached 30, officials say. The Lagos state government said on Wednesday that more bodies have been pulled out from under the rubble in the city of Lekki. Earlier reports said 15 people had lost their lives. A total [&hellip

South Africa/Tanzania: Azam FC Left For South Africa Yesterday.

South Africa/Tanzania: Azam FC Left For South Africa Yesterday.

  Azam Football Club left yesterday for South Africa for their first leg of the first round of CAF Confederation Cup against Bidvest Wits. The entourage will include 25 players, nine officials of technical bench and four leaders. Azam who compete in the CAF confederation cup tournament by virtue of being last year’s Premier League [&hellip

Venezuela recalls top diplomat from US

Venezuela recalls top diplomat from US

​Venezuela has withdrawn its top diplomat from the United States in response to Washington’s renewal of sanctions on several Venezuelan officials. President Nicolas Maduro announced the decision to recall Maximilien Arvelaiz in an address on Wednesday, lashing out at US President Barack Obama who slapped sanctions on seven Venezuelan officials in March of 2015. The [&hellip

Suu Kyi ruled out as Myanmar president

Suu Kyi ruled out as Myanmar president

Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) has named two candidates, as the country starts the process of selecting a new president. Correspondents say one of them, Htin Kyaw, is almost certain to be elected president by the NLD-controlled parliament. The nominations confirm that NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not be president of the [&hellip

Clinton, Sanders clash in Florida

Clinton, Sanders clash in Florida

​US Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have clashed on a number of issues during their latest debate in Miami, Florida. The debate comes less than a week before the critical primary in Florida, which is home to a large Hispanic community. Clinton and Sanders both courted the Latino vote, expressing support for [&hellip