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​UNICEF: 550,000 Children in Libya Need Aid.

​UNICEF: 550,000 Children in Libya Need Aid.

United Nations children agency UNICEF warned Wednesday that more than half a million children in Libya need help and called on warring parties to end the violence and negotiate a political solution to the crisis. Libya has spiraled into turmoil after a civil war ousted longtime leader Moammar Gadhafi in 2011. Rival brigades of former [&hellip

​Somalia: KDF Fighter Jets Bomb Al-Shabaab Stronghold Near Afmadow.

​Somalia: KDF Fighter Jets Bomb Al-Shabaab Stronghold Near Afmadow.

Afmadow, Somalia – Kenyan Air force fighter jets have bombed positions of militant Islamist group al-Shabab in Lower Jubba region of southern Somalia on Wednesday night, Garowe Online reports. The warplanes had targeted Weelmarow area, used by the militants as a training camp in the outskirts of Afmadow district, inflicting casualties on herders and their [&hellip

Tanzania Drops In The Latest FIFA Ranking.

Tanzania Drops In The Latest FIFA Ranking.

Poor performance of Taifa Stars in CHAN tournaments last month has taken Tanzania six steps down in latest FIFA ranking released Thursday. Hence, Tanzania is ranked 120th by FIFA, the world’s soccer governing body. Ethiopia and Oman have also ranked in the same position. Uganda is still highest placed country in East Africa at 73rd [&hellip

​Rich Or Poor, Minds Meet.

​Rich Or Poor, Minds Meet.

Tanzania’s development drive got a major boost yesterday with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and US government pledging 780bn/- and 500bn/-, respectively in support of key sector projects. They separately made their promises to the government at their meeting with President John Magufuli at the State House in Dar es Salaam. Totalling about 1.3tri/-, the [&hellip

HRW: 27 killed in clash between police and protesters in DR Congo.

HRW: 27 killed in clash between police and protesters in DR Congo.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says 27 people, including three police officers, have been killed in clashes between anti-government protesters and police in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The deadly clashes took place mostly on Monday in the capital Kinshasa, and other cities when members of the separatist sect Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) staged a [&hellip

Police Force Bounce On Kibiti Gangsters, Kill 13.

Police Force Bounce On Kibiti Gangsters, Kill 13.

The Police on Wednesday night gunned down 13 suspected gangsters behind the spate of killings in Coast region’s Kibiti district. It was a shoot-out between the police and the alleged criminals when the law enforcers approached their camp at Rungungu village forest at around 9pm on Wednesday. The police move was part of intensified security [&hellip

​Court Rejects To Have Manji Grilled.

​Court Rejects To Have Manji Grilled.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday rejected the prosecutions’ request for businessman Yusuf Manji allegedly found with military uniform fabrics worth over 200m/- to be sent to the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) for interrogation on tax matters. Principal Resident Magistrate Cyprian Mkeha said he could not issue such order since the [&hellip

​Isaac Makwala Through To Final After Bizarre Solo Time Trial At World Championships.

​Isaac Makwala Through To Final After Bizarre Solo Time Trial At World Championships.

He’s become the story of the championships, the Botswana runner who’s beaten a virus, a temporary IAAF ban and red-tape to make the 200m final. Isaac Makwala was banned from running in the 400m final because he was staying in a team hotel where an outbreak of the norovirus occurred. He’d claimed he was no [&hellip

​Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool reject Barcelona’s £90m bid for Brazil star.

​Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool reject Barcelona’s £90m bid for Brazil star.

Liverpool have rejected a bid of 100 million euros (£90m) from Barcelona for Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho. Barca’s second bid for the 25-year-old, which was rejected immediately, comprised an initial 85m euros (£76.8m) plus 15m euros (£13.5m) in add-ons. Liverpool have reiterated that Coutinho – who joined them from Inter Milan for £8.5m in 2013 [&hellip

​In Kenyan capital, 2 killed in protests against election results.

​In Kenyan capital, 2 killed in protests against election results.

Kenyan police have shot dead two demonstrators in the capital Nairobi as violence erupted after an opposition leader claimed massive fraud in the general elections that saw the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead. A senior police officer, who spoke on condition of anonymity, confirmed that two people had been killed in the slum [&hellip