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9 people quizzed  over priest`s killing

9 people quizzed over priest`s killing

Ilembo Yussuf, Zanzibar Director of Criminal Investigation Nine  people are being interrogated by police in Zanzibar in connection with the killing of of the Roman Catholic Priest Evaristus Mushi on February 17, this year. Father Mushi was buried on Wednesday at Kitope in North Unguja Region. The Zanzibar Director of Criminal Investigation Assistant Commissioner of [&hellip

Kibaki`s farewell address to Tanzanians

Kibaki`s farewell address to Tanzanians

Kenyan President  Kibaki with President Kikwete and Works minister Dr Magufuli at yesterday’s launch at Kinondoni Morocco in Dar es Salaam of Mwai Kibaki Road, formerly Old Bagamoyo Road. With Tanzania loosing 30 elephants to poaching everyday a disturbing more than 10 000 annually, the country and neighbouring Kenya have agreed to intensify joint efforts [&hellip

Google unveils touchscreen laptop

Google unveils touchscreen laptop

Google has unveiled its first touchscreen laptop in an attempt to outshine software made by rivals Microsoft and Apple. The new Chromebook Pixel includes a 13-inch display screen that responds to the touch or swipe of the finger. That is a key feature of Windows 8 – Microsoft’s latest operating system for PCs which was [&hellip

UK FM warns Hezbollah on Lebanon visit

UK FM warns Hezbollah on Lebanon visit

British Foreign Secretary William Hague has threatened Hezbollah resistance movement with “consequences” over the 2012 bus bombing in Bulgaria, which killed5 Israelis, despite Hezbollah’s vehement denial of any involvement in the attack. Hague suggested after meeting Lebanese President Michel Suleiman in Beirut on Thursday that Hezbollah has been behind the attack claiming Lebanon has promised [&hellip

Hollande gets UN peace prize amid war

Hollande gets UN peace prize amid war

The UN cultural agency, UNESCO, has granted a peace prize to the French president for his “valuable contribution to peace and stability in Africa,” amid the ongoing French-led war in the African country of Mali. The former President of Mozambique Joaquim Chissano, who chaired the Jury of the Felix Houphouet-Boigny Peace Prize, said on Thursday, [&hellip

Argentina senate approves Iran deal

Argentina senate approves Iran deal

File photo shows the site of the 1994 bomb attack at the building of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. Argentina’s senate has approved an agreement with Iran on the establishment of a truth commission to investigate the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. Argentinean senators on Thursday voted 39-31 [&hellip

New Chinese leader to visit Moscow

New Chinese leader to visit Moscow

China’s new leader Xi Jinping plans to travel to Moscow in his first foreign visit since being elected president late last year. Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi made the announcement during a recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Russia-China relations have a huge impact on world peace and development. Russia is willing to make [&hellip

3 killed in Las Vegas car-to-car shootout

3 killed in Las Vegas car-to-car shootout

The deadly shooting and crash involving six vehicles along the Las Vegas Strip in the US state of Nevada on February 21, 2013 left three dead and four injured. Three people have been killed and at least four injured during a car-to-car shooting and crash in the US city of Las Vegas. The deadly incident [&hellip

Bomb blasts kill 20 in Hyderabad

Bomb blasts kill 20 in Hyderabad

Indian police and investigators are pictured at the site of a bomb blast at Dilshuk Nagar in Hyderabad on February 21, 2013. At least 20 people have lost their lives and over 80 others were injured after two bomb explosions rocked the southern Indian city of Hyderabad. The first bomb went off on Thursday evening [&hellip

Syria car bombing kills 53, injures 250

Syria car bombing kills 53, injures 250

Syrian security agents carry a body following a huge explosion that shook central Damascus, Syria, on February 21, 2013. At least 53 people have been killed and 250 others injured in a powerful car bomb explosion blamed on “terrorists” in Damascus. The deadly blast hit a residential area near the headquarters of the ruling Baath [&hellip