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Bandits Stir Hornet’s Nest.

Bandits Stir Hornet’s Nest.

In retaliation to the brutal killing of eight police officers by bandits at Uchembe Village, Kibiti District in Coast Region on Thursday evening, security agents managed to track down – a few hours after the ambush – and gunned down at least four suspected bandits in a fierce exchange of fire. Commissioner of Police for [&hellip

US missile strike on Syria ‘unacceptable’: Iranian FM

US missile strike on Syria ‘unacceptable’: Iranian FM

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a US missile strike on Syria last week is “unacceptable,” reiterating Iran’s call for an unbiased international probe into an alleged gas attack in the Arab country. The US used the alleged chemical attack as a pretext to carry out missile strikes on Shayrat air base in Homs Province, [&hellip

Didier Drogba: Ex-Chelsea striker joins Phoenix Rising as player and co-owner.

Didier Drogba: Ex-Chelsea striker joins Phoenix Rising as player and co-owner.

Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has joined United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising as a player and co-owner. Drogba, 39, has not played since leaving Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact in November. He will start out as a player but has also joined Phoenix’s “MLS expansion franchise ownership group”. “To own [&hellip

Five Investors Eye Pharmaceutical Industry.

Five Investors Eye Pharmaceutical Industry.

Five companies have shown interest to invest in pharmaceutical industries to manufacture retroviral AIDS drugs, among other products, the National Assembly heard here yesterday. Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, said that her ministry will work closely with its Industry, Trade and Investment counterpart to boost domestic production of [&hellip

Law Of Marriage Act For Review, Affirms Prof Kabudi.

Law Of Marriage Act For Review, Affirms Prof Kabudi.

The government yesterday reaffirmed commitment to review the Law of Marriage Act to meet the current circumstances prevailing in the society. Justice and Constitutional Affairs Minister Prof Palamagamba Kabudi told the National Assembly here that the review process needed to be conducted carefully so that the exercised does not stuck like what happened in Uganda [&hellip

Govt Sets Aside 60bn/- For Village Grant Pledges.

Govt Sets Aside 60bn/- For Village Grant Pledges.

The government has allocated 60bn/- in the next financial year, to fulfil President John Magufuli’s pledge of availing 50m/- per village, meant to empower several groups including youth and women. This was revealed by the Finance and Planning Minister, Dr Philip Mpango, in Parliament yesterday, while responding to queries by Members of Parliament (MPs), who [&hellip

Narcotics Kingpin ‘Shkuba’ Faces Extradition To America.

Narcotics Kingpin ‘Shkuba’ Faces Extradition To America.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court has granted a request to extradite Ally Khatibu Haji alias Shkuba, rated the most wanted drug kingpin, to the United States where he faces trial related to trafficking dangerous narcotics. Principal Resident Magistrate Cyprian Mkeha further told the court that the respondents in the extradition case would be remanded awaiting [&hellip

Hundreds Remember Sokoine In Monduli.

Hundreds Remember Sokoine In Monduli.

The government has just completed construction of a modern house for the family of the late Prime Minister, Edward Moringe Sokoine, at the former premier’s homestead in Enguiki Village of Monduli- Juu ward in Monduli District. This was observed during the special Sokoine commemoration mass held in Monduli, initiated by former president, Jakaya Kikwete and [&hellip

JPM Flags Off SGR Project.

JPM Flags Off SGR Project.

President John Magufuli yesterday laid a foundation stone for the initiation of the construction of first historic Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) line in East and Central Africa, with the capacity to transport 10,000 tonnes of cargo at once, in which upon completion in 2019, will create more than one million jobs. The first phase of [&hellip

Mineral Sands Probe: After The Science, Now The Real Food.

Mineral Sands Probe: After The Science, Now The Real Food.

President John Magufuli yesterday directed a new team sworn-in to probe mineral sands to conduct thorough investigations to establish the amount of containers that have been exported for the last 19 years. In the same vein, the head of state has tasked the squad to establish types of minerals, their monetary value and amount contained [&hellip