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Lionel Messi Scores Sublime Argentina Goal.

Lionel Messi Scores Sublime Argentina Goal.

Lionel Messi announced his retirement from international duty after missing in a penalty shootout as Argentina lost a fourth major final in nine years. “It’s not meant for me. For me the national team is over. I’ve done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion,” the 29-year-old said after defeat by Chile [&hellip

U-17 Boys Buoyant With Seychelles Rout.

U-17 Boys Buoyant With Seychelles Rout.

The U-17 national soccer team, Serengeti Boys yesterday kicked off their CAF U-17 African Youth championship qualifiers campaign positively after hauling a 3-0 win over Seychelles at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. Two goals from the first half and one in the second half gave confident Serengeti Boys a cool victory against disorganised [&hellip

Health Ministry Suspends MNH Catering Plan.

Health Ministry Suspends MNH Catering Plan.

A few days before the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) starts providing meal services to all admitted patients, the government yesterday announced the suspension of the plan to allow the hospital’s administration to work on it by considering the needs of different groups. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, [&hellip

Nigerian Held At JNIA With Five Kilos Of Narcotic Drugs.

Nigerian Held At JNIA With Five Kilos Of Narcotic Drugs.

A Nigerian, identified as Bede Eke (45), was arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam for allegedly in possession of five kilos of narcotic drugs. The JNIA Police Commander, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Martin Otieno told the Journalists in the city that the suspect was nabbed yesterday as he [&hellip

Be Models To Others, Women Leaders Told.

Be Models To Others, Women Leaders Told.

Women in leadership positions have been urged to work hard and diligently to become role models for other women. Former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Anne Makinda, said women holding leadership positions in various companies and institutions have a role to play to encourage other fellow women to strive for higher positions and achievements. [&hellip

New RCs, DCs Line-Up Named.

New RCs, DCs Line-Up Named.

President John Magufuli has made a mini-reshuffle in the line-up of regional commissioners (RCs) in three regions and appointed 139 district commissioners (DCs), dropping 100 from the current list while retaining 39 of them. Among the new DCs, 22 were serving as District Executive Directors (DEDs) while the remaining 78 are new appointees, including the [&hellip

30-year jail sentence awaits persons marrying, impregnating schoolgirls.

30-year jail sentence awaits persons marrying, impregnating schoolgirls.

Attorney General (AG), Mr George Masaju, yesterday evening tabled before the National Assembly amendments to the Written Laws Miscellaneous Act (No. 2) of 2016 which imposes a jail sentence of 30 years to persons who will marry or impregnate primary and secondary school pupils and students. Under the amendment, the fine also covers for any [&hellip

Brutal King, Cowardly Allies

Brutal King, Cowardly Allies

Over the past decade, Britain has stripped 27 people of their citizenship on national-security grounds. Bahrain’s native population is 1% of Britain’s, but since 2014 the kingdom has revoked the citizenship of over 300 people for supposedly similar reasons. The latest is Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, regarded as the spiritual leader of the country’s Shia [&hellip

Uganda To Withdraw Troops From Somalia’s Amisom Force

Uganda To Withdraw Troops From Somalia’s Amisom Force

Uganda will pull its soldiers out of the African Union mission fighting Islamist group al-Shabab in Somalia, its military chief has said.Gen Katumba Wamala said the decision to withdraw Ugandan troops by December 2017 was taken because of frustration with the Somali army and military advisers from US, UK and Turkey. Gen Katumba Wamala said [&hellip

Libyan Forces Clash With Militants In Sirte, 14 Dead: Official.

Libyan Forces Clash With Militants In Sirte, 14 Dead: Official.

Libyan forces fighting Islamic State in its stronghold of Sirte said on Friday that four of their troops and 10 militants were killed in heavy clashes around the port area as militants tried to flee the city under siege. Brigades from the nearby city of Misrata, allied with the country’s U.N.-backed government of national unity, [&hellip