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Four people killed by suspected Al-Shabaab militia in Hindi, Lamu County.

Four people killed by suspected Al-Shabaab militia in Hindi, Lamu County.

Lamu, Kenya, Sep 6 – Four people were on Wednesday killed by suspected Al Shabaab militia in Lamu County. Coast Regional Police Chief Larry Kieng says the four were shot and then decapitated by the armed militants who raided the village. Kieng says police have launched investigations and deployed more security officers to the area [&hellip

​Child kidnapping suspect quizzed.

​Child kidnapping suspect quizzed.

The alleged child kidnapper, Samson Peter, has reportedly confessed to the Police Force that he killed two children he had earlier kidnapped in Arusha and dumped them in a sewage tank. Arusha Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Charles Mkumbo, announced here that Peter (18), acknowledged that he kidnapped four children in the city, released two [&hellip

Kiswahili Has ‘Crucial EAC Integration Role’.

Kiswahili Has ‘Crucial EAC Integration Role’.

Kiswahili language is a strategic tool for attaining sustainable socio-economic development among East African Community (EAC) partner states and deepening regional integration, Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan said here yesterday. Gracing the opening of a three-day Kiswahili International Conference, Ms Samia stressed the significant role the language can play in attaining EAC integration pillars, which are; [&hellip

​Continue To Count On Us, FAO Boss Assures Magufuli.

​Continue To Count On Us, FAO Boss Assures Magufuli.

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Director-General, Dr José Graziano da Silva, has assured President John Magufuli of the organisation’s commitment to support the country’s efforts in reforming the agriculture and agro processing sectors. Dr Silva, a Brazilian American agronomist and writer, gave the commitment at the State House in Dar es Salaam yesterday, after holding [&hellip

Big heads most likely to roll.

Big heads most likely to roll.

THE verdict is out. Four high ranking officials comprising sitting and former cabinet ministers have been accused of abuse of power which orchestrated the signing of dubious Tanzanite-related contracts, occasioning loss to the government of multi-million dollars in revenues. 0 Comments A Parliamentary Select Committee formed by National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai to thoroughly examine [&hellip

Three-CUF leaders died on road accident, backing from swearing-in ceremony in Dodoma.

Three-CUF leaders died on road accident, backing from swearing-in ceremony in Dodoma.

Three-Civic United Front (CUF) leaders for Muheza district, Tanga Region, Tanzania have died in a road accident earlier today while on their way from Dodoma to attend swearing in ceremony of newly seven legislators of CUF, and three others nursing their wounds. Coastal Region Police Commander (RPC) Jonathan Shana confirmed the incident, said the fate [&hellip

​Zuma Faces Fresh Attacks by South African Opposition Parties.

​Zuma Faces Fresh Attacks by South African Opposition Parties.

South African opposition parties resumed their offensive against President Jacob Zuma after failing to remove him through a motion of no confidence in parliament, urging the nation’s top court to force the legislature to discipline him for failing to uphold the constitution. The Constitutional Court on Tuesday began hearing a lawsuit brought by the opposition [&hellip

​Egypt and US to resume joint war games after 8 years.

​Egypt and US to resume joint war games after 8 years.

Egypt has announced that it will resume hosting joint military exercises with the United States following an eight-year hiatus. Colonel Tamer el-Rifai, an Egyptian military spokesman, said Tuesday that the two countries would begin the 10-day maneuver on September 10. Egypt and the US began the drills, known as the “Bright Star”, in 1981 and [&hellip

​Lesotho army commander ‘shot dead’ by soldiers.

​Lesotho army commander ‘shot dead’ by soldiers.

Lesotho’s army commander has been shot dead by rival military officers, according to the officials in the small southern African country. Defence Minister Sentje Lebona confirmed the death of Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso on Tuesday morning, The Associated Press news agency reported. He was shot at his home by a group of soldiers who had [&hellip

Bodies Of 16 Refugees Found In Libya Near Egypt.

Bodies Of 16 Refugees Found In Libya Near Egypt.

Libyan security forces have found the bodies of 16 refugees near the country’s border with Egypt, amid suspicion that they have been left behind by traffickers. The bodies were found about 310 kilometers (190 miles) southwest of the coastal city of Tobruk on Tuesday, said Ahmed al-Mismari, the spokesman for the eastern-based division of the [&hellip