Recent Articles

Europol warns about more terror threats by Daesh

Europol warns about more terror threats by Daesh

The European Union’s law enforcement agency has published a report outlining the high probability of more attacks by the Takfiri Daesh terrorists in some European countries. In a report released on Friday, Europol warned that EU countries participating in the so-called US-led coalition purportedly fighting Daesh in Syria and Iraq are most susceptible to the [&hellip

Another RwandA? U.N. Warns Of Genocide Risk In South Sudan

Another RwandA? U.N. Warns Of Genocide Risk In South Sudan

United Nations officials have warned that the conditions are being created for a genocide in South Sudan similar to that which took place in Rwanda in 1994, when some 800,000 people were killed. A U.N. human rights commission that has traveled around South Sudan for 10 days reported its findings on Wednesday. The commission chair, [&hellip

Rwandan Tribunal Charges ex-Military Officer Over Genocide.

Rwandan Tribunal Charges ex-Military Officer Over Genocide.

A Rwandan military tribunal began hearings on Thursday against a former army officer deported from Canada last month to face charges over Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. Jean Claude Seyoboka is accused of genocide, planning genocide, and murder and rape as crimes against humanity. He was a second lieutenant in the army when unknown gunmen shot down [&hellip

Tanks deployed as militias clash in Libya’s capital; 8 dead.

Tanks deployed as militias clash in Libya’s capital; 8 dead.

Heavily armed militias clashed in neighborhoods across the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Thursday, leaving at least eight fighters dead, according to the state-run Lana news agency. Tanks and convoys of militiamen streamed into the streets, and witnesses reported gunfire in southern, central, and western districts in Tripoli. Resident Mohammed Makki told The Associated Press [&hellip

Nigeria Protests Over Biafra Activist’s Arrest.

Nigeria Protests Over Biafra Activist’s Arrest.

Hundreds of people in southern Nigeria have been protesting about the continued detention of Nnamdi Kanu, an activist who supports the creation of a breakaway state of Biafra. The director of banned Radio Biafra was arrested last month and is still being held despite a court order to free him, his mainly ethnic Igbo supporters [&hellip

Trump chooses James Mattis for US secretary of defense.

Trump chooses James Mattis for US secretary of defense.

US President-elect Donald Trump has announced that retired Marine General James Mattis, an outspoken critic of the Iran’s nuclear agreement, will serve as his secretary of defense. “We are going to appoint ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as our secretary of defense. But we’re not announcing it until Monday so don’t tell anybody,” Trump told a rally [&hellip

More Unfold On Dangote Plant.

More Unfold On Dangote Plant.

The government has said it cannot be too generous to foreign investors at the expense of the country and that investors should use local materials to reduce production costs. This follows information circulating in the media and social networks that Dangote Cement Plant in Mtwara has suspended production due to, among other things, high production [&hellip

Minister Raises Concern Over Environmental Crisis.

Minister Raises Concern Over Environmental Crisis.

Government has declared environmental degradation as big threat to the country, calling for concerted efforts to fight the problem. In line with that, government plans to announce Lake Rukwa and parts of Mbeya mountain range as environment- sensitive areas in efforts to ensure full protection from destruction. Minister in the Vice-President’s office (Union Affairs and [&hellip

Ireland Donates 1.2bn/- To Support Refugees.

Ireland Donates 1.2bn/- To Support Refugees.

Ireland yesterday donated EURO 500,000 (approximately 1.2bn/-) to the World Food Programme to support refugees in the country. With these funds, Ireland is helping WFP maintain its assistance operations for a quarter of a million refugees. The refugees, primarily from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, are hosted by Tanzania at three camps [&hellip

Aids Day Marked With Voluntary Testing Call.

Aids Day Marked With Voluntary Testing Call.

Tanzanians yesterday joined the rest of the world to commemorate the World Aids Day, with people urged to undertake voluntary testing to avert further spreading of the deadly disease. The Tanzania Association of Employers (ATE) asked all employers in the country to abide by the HIV/AIDS policy as well as providing education to employees. “It [&hellip