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Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

President John Magufuli has appointed Dr Modestus Kipilimba as the new Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS) to replace Mr Rashid Othman who had retired. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of state house communications Mr Kipilimba will be sworn in later today. Prior to his appointment Dr Kipilimba was [&hellip

Iran Supports Independence Of Latin American Countries: Zarif.

Iran Supports Independence Of Latin American Countries: Zarif.

The Islamic Republic has always supported the stability and independence of Latin American countries, says Iran’s foreign minister. “Iran is proud of its cooperation with friendly countries in Latin America, and will continue its cooperation and companionship with them,” said Mohammad Javad Zarif during the opening ceremony of an Iran-Ecuador trade forum attended by Ecuadorian [&hellip

Amisom Forces Kill Senior Al-Shabaab Official.

Amisom Forces Kill Senior Al-Shabaab Official.

African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) forces and the Somali National Army (SNA) on Tuesday, August 23, killed eight al-Shabaab militants in the Bay region of Somalia. Hussein Hassan Mohamed the Regional minister for militia rehabilitation in the Southwest state of Somalia confirmed the incident. Hassan also said a senior al-Shabaab official was killed in [&hellip

At Least 247 Killed In Earthquake In Central Italy.

At Least 247 Killed In Earthquake In Central Italy.

At least 247 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy Wednesday, according to Italy’s Civil Protection Department. In the small Italian towns hit hard by a magnitude-6.2 earthquake that struck in the middle of the night, rescuers feverishly dug through the rubble of downed homes and apartments looking for survivors. In one [&hellip

Myanmar Earthquake: One Dead And Temples Damaged.

Myanmar Earthquake: One Dead And Temples Damaged.

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake has hit central Myanmar, damaging pagodas in the ancient city of Bagan and killing at least one person. The quake struck 25km (15.5 miles) west of Chauk, at a depth of 84km, the US Geological Survey said. Tremors were felt as far away as Thailand, Bangladesh and India, sending fearful residents [&hellip

Mkwasa Names Squad For Eagles Tie.

Mkwasa Names Squad For Eagles Tie.

Senior National Football Team Coach Charles Boniface Mkwasa has named a 20-man squad, recalling three players for 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Nigeria’s Super Eagles next week. Mkwasa announced the squad yesterday in Dar es Salaam which includes the team’s captain Mbwana Samatta who plays for the Belgium side K.R.C Genk. However, [&hellip

Mbowe Risks Eviction From Dar CBD Building Over Rent Arrears.

Mbowe Risks Eviction From Dar CBD Building Over Rent Arrears.

Mbowe Hotels Limited (MHL), owned by National Chairman of CHADEMA, Mr Freeman Mbowe, risks eviction at the end of this month from the building it occupies in the Dar es Salaam Central Business District due to outstanding rental fees amounting to over 1 billion/- owed to the National Housing Corporation (NHC) Located on plots number [&hellip

Bandits Kill Four Police In Mbande.

Bandits Kill Four Police In Mbande.

The ministry of home affairs said today bandits have gunned down four policemen after they ambushed Mbande’s CRDB Bank microfinance unit and fled with guns. According to early reports two policemen died on the spot while the others succumbed to death in the hospital after sustaining life threatening injuries. The incident happened Tuesday night when [&hellip

State To Defend Peace At Any Cost, Vows PM.

State To Defend Peace At Any Cost, Vows PM.

The government has reiterated that it will defend the country’s peace at any cost. It has also declared zero tolerance for politicians who intend to cause a breach of the long cherished peace in the country. “We do not restrict political parties; but we do not allow violence through them as there is no freedom [&hellip

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has appointed Dr Modestus Kipilimba as the new Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS) to replace Mr Rashid Othman who had retired. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of state house communications Mr Kipilimba will be sworn in later today. Prior to his [&hellip