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Afghan governor killed in bomb blast

Afghan governor killed in bomb blast

The governor of Afghanistan’s Logar province is killed after a bomb went off during Eid ul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) prayers inside a mosque in the eastern province. According to local officials, Governor Arsala Jamal was killed after a bomb hidden in his microphone blasted early on Tuesday. “This morning, governor Arsala Jamal was delivering [&hellip

Pending final draft, death penalty remains hanging

Pending final draft, death penalty remains hanging

Pending final draft, death penalty remains hanging BY ROSE MWALONGO 14th October 2013 Joseph Warioba, Chairman of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) Ant-Death penalty activists in the country have been once again left ‘hanging’ with some reason to be optimistic but also significant cause for concern after a high ranking official in charge of the [&hellip

British government dishes out 11.5b/- to IHI

British government dishes out 11.5b/- to IHI

British government dishes out 11.5b/- to IHI BY DAVID KISANGA 14th October 2013 Marshall Elliott, Head of DFID Tanzania British government’s Department for International Development Aid (DFID) has donated £4.5 million equivalent to 11.5b/- in support of the implementation of Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) new Strategic Plan 2013-2018. Signing the grant agreement over the weekend [&hellip

Ilala pledges support to education-based initiatives

Ilala pledges support to education-based initiatives

Ilala pledges support to education-based initiatives BY MALELA KASSIM 14th October 2013 Ilala District Commissioner, Raymond Mushi Ilala District has pledged full support and cooperation with any entity, individual or group that seeks to invest in improving education standards in the district. Ilala District Commissioner, Raymond Mushi was speaking over the weekend in Dar es [&hellip

Nyerere still exemplary on principles – scholars

Nyerere still exemplary on principles – scholars

Nyerere still exemplary on principles – scholars BY SYLIVESTER DOMASA 14th October 2013 Prof Mwesiga Baregu Tanzanias have been urged to emulate the good principles set by Mwalimu Julius Nyerere because many of them are still pertinent in safeguarding the nation’s unity. Such tenets include the fight for human rights and dignity, upholding peace, human [&hellip

Muslims begin major Hajj ritual

Muslims begin major Hajj ritual

Muslims begin major Hajj ritual Some two million Muslim pilgrims begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage by pouring into the Plain of Arafat near the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The pilgrims started their way for Mina by road, by train or on foot on Sunday in a bid to pray and rest before [&hellip

Former ’Israeli’ Commander Killed in WB

Former ’Israeli’ Commander Killed in WB

Former ’Israeli’ Commander Killed in WB The “Israeli” army turned Friday the Jordan Valley in Occupied Palestine into a closed military area, hours after a former “Israeli” commander was killed. The army said that roadblocks had been set up in the area of the attack and security forces were searching for the perpetrators. An AFP [&hellip

Terrorists Attack Chemical Inspectors’ Hotel, Syrian TV, Kidnap Red Cross Workers

Terrorists Attack Chemical Inspectors’ Hotel, Syrian TV, Kidnap Red Cross Workers

Terrorists Attack Chemical Inspectors’ Hotel, Syrian TV, Kidnap Red Cross Workers Two cars laden with explosives and driven by suicide bombers blew up in the center of the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday night, state media reported. “Two terrorist car bombs driven by suicide bombers detonated at the entrance of Ummayed Square,” the official SANA [&hellip

Muslims Start Major Hajj Ritual in Arafat

Muslims Start Major Hajj Ritual in Arafat

Muslims Start Major Hajj Ritual in Arafat Local Editor Some two million Muslim pilgrims begin the annual Hajj pilgrimage by pouring into the Plain of Arafat near the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. The pilgrims started their way for Mina by road, by train or on foot on Sunday in a bid to [&hellip

Tennis body plans to stage open event

Tennis body plans to stage open event

The Tanzania Tennis Association (TTA) plans to stage an annual open championships, body’s president Methusela Mbajo said mid this week. Mbapo said there is a need to have it so as to make the game popular promote representation at international events. “Our players fail to shine at continental tournaments because they do not play games [&hellip