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Sarah Palin and Donald Trump shake hands as she endorses him as Republican presidential candidate Palin backs Trump for US president

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump shake hands as she endorses him as Republican presidential candidate Palin backs Trump for US president

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin supports Republican front-runner Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election just days ahead of Iowa caucuses. The Tea Party sensation voiced support for the billionaire real estate mogul on Tuesday, which could boost the GOP front-runner even further in Iowa on February 1. “I’m proud to endorse Donald J. Trump [&hellip

‘Saudi king to relinquish throne to son’

‘Saudi king to relinquish throne to son’

​A report says Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud plans to renounce power in favor of his son, who is currently the second in line to the throne but is widely believed to be the real ruler. The report by the Institute for [Persian] Gulf Affairs quoted multiple highly-placed sources as saying that the [&hellip

Govt To Set Up Leather Factories.

Govt To Set Up Leather Factories.

    Prime  Minister Kassim Majaliwa has said here that the government plans to set up leather processing factories in Dar es Salaam, Geita and Shinyanga regions in an industrialisation drive aimed at providing reliable market for skins from abattoirs in the regions. The Premier said here while speaking to Tanzanians living in Botswana during [&hellip

UN Security Council Diplomats Push For New Mediation Effort in Burundi.

UN Security Council Diplomats Push For New Mediation Effort in Burundi.

    UN Security Council envoys will press Burundi’s government to agree to talks with the opposition under a new mediator when they travel to Bujumbura this week, a UN envoy said Monday.   Diplomat Jamal Benomar said the dialogue must be impartially-mediated and have a clear timeline after Uganda’s failed bid to broker a [&hellip

Angolan Cult Leader Trial Begins.

Angolan Cult Leader Trial Begins.

      The trial of Jose Kalupeteca, the leader of a Christian sect in Angola, began on Monday in the city of Huambo. Pastor Kalupeteca is on trial for the murder of nine police officers who died during a security force operation to arrest him in April 2015. However, the opposition claims that over [&hellip

BURKINA FASO AND MALI TO COLLABORATE AGAINST MILITANCY.

BURKINA FASO AND MALI TO COLLABORATE AGAINST MILITANCY.

    Burkina Faso and Mali are to collaborate in the fight against militant groups in West Africa after a deadly attack in the Burkinabe capital, Reuters reported.   Al-Qaeda-affiliated militants killed at least 28 people in an assault on the Splendid Hotel, a nearby cafe and another hotel in Ouagadougou on Friday. The incident, [&hellip

Twitter suffers technical fault

Twitter suffers technical fault

​Social network Twitter is offline for many users, with web visitors being greeted by an error page. Some mobile users are also unable to read or post tweets to the network, which has over 300 million active members. Twitter chose to communicate the problem via a tweet, in which the firm said it was aware [&hellip

World’s oldest man dies in Japan

World’s oldest man dies in Japan

​Yasutaro Koide, officially the oldest man on earth, has died at the age of 112 in Japan. The super-centenarian said the secret to his longevity was avoiding overdoing it and not smoking or drinking. Koide, just two months shy of his 113th birthday, died in hospital in the central Japanese city of Nagoya, a local [&hellip

Fire controlled at Paris Ritz hotel

Fire controlled at Paris Ritz hotel

​A fire on the top floor of the five-star Ritz hotel in Paris has been brought under control. About 150 workers had to leave the building on Tuesday morning as the fire took hold. No injuries are reported. The hotel – which is famously where Princess Diana spent her last evening – is currently closed [&hellip

‘Yeltsin’ Death Shocks TFF, Sports Fraternity.

‘Yeltsin’ Death Shocks TFF, Sports Fraternity.

    The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) joined football fans across the country to mourn the sudden demise of the former Simba SC secretary general, Engineer Suleiman Said ‘Yeltsin’. Yeltsin, who served the Msimbazi Street-based club between 1998 and 2000, nicknamed after Russia’s late first President Boris Yeltsin, died in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Yeltin’s [&hellip