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US, South Korea launch annual war games

US, South Korea launch annual war games

​This year’s war games with the United States and South Korea are expected to last through the end of April. The maneuvers come as more stringent sanctions are readied for North Korea following nuclear and missile tests. The United States and South Korea began on Monday an expanded edition of their major annual military exercises [&hellip

Benteke penalty snatches win

Benteke penalty snatches win

​Christian Benteke won and scored a controversial injury-time penalty as 10-man Liverpool came from behind to claim a dramatic 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Joe Ledley scored his first goal in 33 appearances to give Alan Pardew’s side the lead in the 48th minute and Palace’s chances of ending an 11-game run [&hellip

Nancy Reagan dies aged 94

Nancy Reagan dies aged 94

Nancy Reagan, the former actress who was fiercely protective of her husband Ronald Reagan through a Hollywood career, eight years in the White House, an assassination attempt and Alzheimer’s disease, has died. Joanne Drake, a spokesperson for the Reagan Foundation, confirmed the death of the former first lady Nancy Reagan. “Nancy Davis Reagan, former first [&hellip

China punished ‘300,000 for corruption’

China punished ‘300,000 for corruption’

​China’s ruling Communist Party says it punished nearly 300,000 officials last year for corruption. Some 200,000 officials were given what was called “light punishment”, while more severe penalties were taken against a further 80,000. President Xi Jinping has made a campaign against corruption a centrepiece of his governing agenda. Many high-profile political figures have been [&hellip

Forsaken in lift, woman starves to death

Forsaken in lift, woman starves to death

​The decomposing body of a middle aged woman has been found in an elevator in a residential building in central China, where she remained trapped for a month. Local police in the Gaoling district of the city of Xi’an found the remains on March 1 — after the lunar new year’s holiday. The elevator was [&hellip

Sanders wins Maine caucuses

Sanders wins Maine caucuses

​US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has won the Maine Democratic caucuses, according to US media projections. With about 90 percent of the precincts reported on Sunday, Sanders had 64 percent of the vote to Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton’s 35 percent in Maine, where 30 delegates are at stake. There were several reports of high [&hellip

Email inventor Tomlinson dies at 74

Email inventor Tomlinson dies at 74

Internet pioneer Ray Tomlinson, who is credited with the invention of email, has died at the age of 74. The US computer programmer came up with the idea of electronic messages that could be sent from one network to another in 1971. His invention included the ground-breaking use of the @ symbol in email addresses, [&hellip

Yanga, Azam Share Spoils.

Yanga, Azam Share Spoils.

    JOHN Bocco’s late strike rescued a point for Azam FC as they forced a 2-2 draw against leaders Young Africans in the mouthwatering Mainland Premier League clash at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam yesterday. 0 Comments Yanga’s Juma Abdul scored an own goal before he levelled the score and Zimbabwean striker, [&hellip

Simba Post 2-0 To Reclaim Pilot Seat.

Simba Post 2-0 To Reclaim Pilot Seat.

        Simba  climbed top of the Premier League table for the second time this season after cruising to a 2-0 win over a battling Mbeya City side at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam. The Msimbazi street boys capitalized on Young Africans- Azam’s slip on Saturday when the two sides, previously [&hellip

Vietnam President Jets In On Tuesday For Three-Day Tour.

Vietnam President Jets In On Tuesday For Three-Day Tour.

      Vietnamese  President Truong Tan Sang, is expected to arrive in Tanzania on Tuesday for a three-day state visit aimed at strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries that have lasted for over 50 years. President Sang will be accompanied by his wife, Mai Thi Hahn, and five cabinet ministers responsible for industry, [&hellip