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US Cruise Ship Travels To Cuba For First Time In Decades.

US Cruise Ship Travels To Cuba For First Time In Decades.

    An American cruise ship is sailing to Cuba from the US, the first such trip in more than 50 years. The Adoni has sailed from the port of Miami carrying some 700 passengers. It is due to arrive in Havana on Monday. Cuba and the US restored diplomatic relations last year. But several [&hellip

Press Freedom In Tanzania Highest In EA – Minister.

Press Freedom In Tanzania Highest In EA – Minister.

    Tanzania  is leading in the East African Community (EAC) region in guaranteeing the freedom of the press as provided for in the Constitution, Minister of Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, has said. Mr Nnauye told the National Assembly here yesterday that a report conducted in 180 countries as far as [&hellip

Azam-Simba Draw Helps Yanga.

Azam-Simba Draw Helps Yanga.

    Giants  Simba and Azam battled to goalless draw in a thrilling Premier League encounter at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday as the two title hopefuls fell further behind leaders Young Africans in the title race. The draw between the two teams means they dropped two crucial points as the title [&hellip

Better Workers’ Terms Coming.

Better Workers’ Terms Coming.

    President  John Magufuli has promised to reduce withholding tax on employee’s income (Pay As You Earn – PAYE) from 11 per cent to 9 per cent in the 2016/17 financial year starting July. He made the remarks when he led thousands of Tanzanians to celebrate the Workers’ Day, held here nationally, at the [&hellip

Yanga Out To Take Step Closer To Title.

Yanga Out To Take Step Closer To Title.

    The Premier League title could take a huge step closer to being decided today when current league leaders Young Africans travel to Mwanza to face mid-table Toto Africans at the CCM Kirumba Stadium. Hans Van der Pluijm’s men saw their lead at the top of the table extend to four points after they [&hellip

JPM Spits Fire Over Corrupt Law Enforcers.

JPM Spits Fire Over Corrupt Law Enforcers.

  President John Magufuli yesterday pledged to allocate more resources to the law enforcers but condemned frauds in the force, threatening stern legal measures against the embezzlers. The president ordered the police force and the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) to perform their duties, with the national interest at hearts. Dr Magufuli, addressing Regional Police [&hellip

Majaliwa Takes Advice On Probing UK Bank.

Majaliwa Takes Advice On Probing UK Bank.

        Prime  Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, said yesterday the government was working on Kigoma Urban MP (ACT-Wazalendo) Zitto Kabwe’s advice that it should launch an investigation into the bribery scandal with the UK bank. “We have received an advice from Mr Kabwe to probe the UK based Standard ICBC and Stanbic Tanzania [&hellip

Dar City Council Sells Shares In UDA.

Dar City Council Sells Shares In UDA.

    Dar es salaam  City Council’s (DCC) ownership in Usafiri Dar es Salaam (UDA) has officially ceased following Simon Group’s payment for the 51 per cent shares in the company. Treasury Registrar (TR) Lawrence Mafuru told journalists in the city yesterday that reports from the city council indicate that DCC has received the money [&hellip

Sixteen Egyptians Killed In Libya.

Sixteen Egyptians Killed In Libya.

  Sixteen Egyptian nationals have been killed in clashes with people-smuggling gangs in the Libyan city of Bani Walid, a report says.   The Arabic-language Egyptian news website al-Youm al-Sabea quoted Libyan media sources as saying on Wednesday that three of the smugglers were also killed during the fight.   The sources added that the [&hellip

Iranians Vote In Parliamentary Run-Off Elections.

Iranians Vote In Parliamentary Run-Off Elections.

    Iranians begin voting in run-off parliamentary elections in which 68 seats are up for grabs in the 290-seat Majlis.   “People will vote for 68 undecided seats in constituencies that candidates failed to get 25 percent of votes cast in the first round of the election,” said Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli on Friday. [&hellip