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Egyptian court rules against handover of islands to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian court rules against handover of islands to Saudi Arabia

A top court in Egypt has upheld a ruling against the government’s decision to hand over two strategic Red Sea islands to the Saudi regime under a controversial deal, which has sparked public outrage. On Monday, the Supreme Administrative Court ruled against an appeal by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi’s government and said the islands of Tiran [&hellip

Iraqi forces battling Daesh make further gains in Mosul

Iraqi forces battling Daesh make further gains in Mosul

Members of the Iraqi Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) have made further advances against the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the strategic northern city of Mosul, pushing extremists out of three more eastern districts. The commander of Nineveh Liberation Operation, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah, said the forces recaptured al-Jammasah neighborhood on Monday noon, and are moving [&hellip

Biden in Ukraine to unite world against Russia

Biden in Ukraine to unite world against Russia

Outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden has said the world must resist Russian “coercion and aggression,” and urged the incoming Donald Trump administration to back Ukraine against Moscow. Biden made the remarks in Kiev where he arrived on Monday to have a farewell meeting with Petro Poroshenko who became the president of Ukraine following the [&hellip

Four people, including university professor, killed in northeast Nigeria

Four people, including university professor, killed in northeast Nigeria

At least four people, including a university professor, have been killed after a radicalized girl detonated her explosive-laden vest at a university campus in Nigeria’s northeastern province of Borno, police say. The explosion occurred at a mosque in the staff quarters area of the University of Maiduguri in the provincial capital Maiduguri at dawn on [&hellip

Marathon Race Feat Brings 93m/- In forex To Tanzania.

Marathon Race Feat Brings 93m/- In forex To Tanzania.

Marathon earned Tanzania 93m/- in foreign exchange after its athlete, Alphonce Felix Simbu, won the Mumbai Marathon in India early yesterday. Simbu, who won the gruelling 42km race in 2 hours, 09 minutes and 50 seconds, was the first sportsman to bring home the much-needed foreign exchange this year. Simbu was awarded 42,000 US dollars [&hellip

‘Stars Are In Tricky AFCON Group’.

‘Stars Are In Tricky AFCON Group’.

Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has labelled the draw for the qualifiers of the 32nd Edition of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals to be held in Cameroon in 2019 fair but tricky. National soccer team, Taifa Stars Interim Coach, Salum Mayanga could not be reached for comments but TFF’s Information and Communication Officer, Alfred Lucas [&hellip

Police Hold Suspect For Allegedly Killing son.

Police Hold Suspect For Allegedly Killing son.

Joyce Mathew (33), a resident of Nsumba in Ilemela Municipality, is under police custody allegedly for beating her child to death. The police also arrested three people claimed to be involved in cyber-crime. Mwanza Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Ahmed Msangi, told reporters here yesterday that the incident occurred on January 11, this year. He [&hellip

Trump hails Brexit, slams Germany’s EU dominance

Trump hails Brexit, slams Germany’s EU dominance

US President-elect Donald Trump has hailed the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) as a “great thing,” arguing that the bloc is heavily influenced by Germany. In an interview with former justice secretary Michael Gove for The Times, Trump said Sunday that the EU was “dominated” by Germany and the June 23 vote by [&hellip

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung chief

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest of Samsung chief

Prosecutors in South Korea are seeking an arrest warrant for the de facto head of the country’s biggest business firm, Samsung Group, as part of investigations into a scandal surrounding impeached President Park Geun-hye. The special prosecutor’s office sought the warrant for the arrest of Samsung’s Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, known professionally as Jay Y. [&hellip

Form Two Assessment Rate Go Up.

Form Two Assessment Rate Go Up.

The National Examination Council of Tanzania (NECTA) yesterday released results for the 2016 National Form Two Assessment, which saw the pass rate going up by about two per cent in comparison to previous results. The results, released in Dar es Salaam, also indicated that nine schools out of 10 with poor performance were from Mtwara [&hellip