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Four dead in Cameroon bomb attack

Four dead in Cameroon bomb attack

​At least four people have lost their lives and two sustained injuries in a bomb attack targeting a mosque in Cameroon’s volatile northern region, a security source says. “The toll of this attack is four dead and two injured,” said the source who was at the scene of the attack on Monday, adding that the [&hellip

Bomb attack kills 3 Turkish soldiers

Bomb attack kills 3 Turkish soldiers

​At least three Turkish policemen have been killed and four others wounded in a bomb explosion that ripped through their armored military vehicle in the country’s restive southeastern province of Sirnak. Security sources, who asked not to be named, said on Monday that the incident took place in the town of Idil near the border [&hellip

Four-nation talks resume in Afghanistan

Four-nation talks resume in Afghanistan

​A second round of four-nation talks has started in the Afghan capital, Kabul, with representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, China and the United States coming together to lay out the ground for peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government. The participants met on Monday to discuss a road-map Kabul had presented in the previous [&hellip

Blast leaves 14 dead in east Afghanistan

Blast leaves 14 dead in east Afghanistan

At least 14 people have lost their lives and more than a dozen others sustained injuries when a powerful explosion struck Afghanistan’s embattled eastern province of Nangarhar. Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the provincial governor, said the blast took place in the provincial capital city of Jalalabad, situated 118 kilometers (73 miles) east of the capital, [&hellip

Teaching Trump a ‘lesson’ in mosque

Teaching Trump a ‘lesson’ in mosque

​UK Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn has invited US presidential candidate Donald Trump to visit a mosque in London, saying he “might learn something.” “I decided to invite Donald Trump on his visit to Britain to come with me to my constituency because he has problems with Mexicans and he has problems with Muslims,” Corbyn [&hellip

IAEA Chief Arrives In Iran After JCPOA Implementation.

IAEA Chief Arrives In Iran After JCPOA Implementation.

    The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Yukiya Amano, has arrived in Tehran on his first visit after the beginning of the implementation of the landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and the 5+1 group of countries.   According to Press TV, the IAEA chief arrived in the Iranian capital early [&hellip

Three-Month Ban Slapped on 20 Radio Stations.

Three-Month Ban Slapped on 20 Radio Stations.

    Tanzania  Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has banned more than 20 radio stations for three months for various reasons, including failure to pay licence fees and fulfil other conditions set by the communications watchdog. It has also banned six television stations due to the same reasons. They will all start to serve the restrain [&hellip

China Mulls Free Trade Area Pact With Africa.

China Mulls Free Trade Area Pact With Africa.

    China  plans to develop a free trade area with African countries – to increase the continent’s exports to the far-east nation and offset the huge trade imbalance, a top official has said. Prof Hu Hailiang, the Vice-Chairman of the Social Sciences of the Ministry of Education in China, told reporters in Dar es [&hellip

Stanbic Fined Over Improper Deal.

Stanbic Fined Over Improper Deal.

    The  Bank of Tanzania (BoT) has fined Stanbic Bank Tanzania 3bn/- following a dubious transaction in which six million US dollars (about 12bn/-) was withdrawn in cash in a matter of days by a local firm, Enterprise Growth Market Advisors (EGMA), in 2013. Finance and Planning Minister Dr Philip Mpango announced the decision [&hellip

Kaanaeli Kaale, Bazira Conferred PhDs in Mass Communications.

Kaanaeli Kaale, Bazira Conferred PhDs in Mass Communications.

    ST Augustine University of Tanzania (SAUT) over the weekend for the first time since its inception has released two female students who have qualified as Doctors of Philosophy in Mass Communications (PhD). The two female students awarded were Kaanaeli Kaale, who is Features Editor of ‘HabariLEO’, the ‘Daily News’ sister newspaper, this paper [&hellip