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South Sudan peace talks hit deadlock

South Sudan peace talks hit deadlock

Talks between South Sudan’s clashing factions have hit a deadlock after the government rejected calls to release political prisoners, Press TV reports. The rebels, led by former vice president and opposition leader Riek Machar, demanded the release of 11 high-profile detainees, but President Salva Kiir had said that the prisoners would be released after going [&hellip

‘Egypt voters say yes to constitution’

‘Egypt voters say yes to constitution’

Egyptian officials say voters have overwhelmingly approved a constitution drafted by the military-installed government and boycotted by the opposition. The Interior Ministry said on Wednesday preliminary results showed that 95 percent of participants approved the draft. “Turnout so far may exceed 55 percent and the approval of the constitution is perhaps more than 95 percent,” [&hellip

AU calls for more troops to CAR

AU calls for more troops to CAR

The African Union (AU) has called on the countries in the Great Lakes region to strengthen a peacekeeping mission in the violence-plagued Central African Republic (CAR) to stabilize the situation in the country. AU Special Representative for the Great Lakes Boubacar Diarra said during a regional leaders meeting in Angola on Wednesday that the African-led [&hellip

‘Sea piracy stands at lowest level’

‘Sea piracy stands at lowest level’

The International Maritime Bureau (IMB) says piracy at sea has hit its lowest level in six years with nearly 265 attacks recorded around the world in 2013 due to a clampdown on Somali pirates. The IMB annual global piracy report released on Wednesday indicated that only 15 incidents were reported off Somalia last year, down [&hellip

Stars set to play Brave Warriors in Windhoek

Stars set to play Brave Warriors in Windhoek

(TFF) media officer, Boniface Wambura National football team (Taifa Stars) will play an international strength testing match against Namibia’s Brave Warriors on March 5 in Windhoek. According to the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) media officer, Boniface Wambura, the agreement to play the match was reached after discussions between soccer governing bodies’ presidents of the two [&hellip

Mwinyi urges Muslims to live in harmony with others

Mwinyi urges Muslims to live in harmony with others

Retired President Ali Hassan Mwinyi with Health and Social Welfare deputy minister Dr Seif Rashid, IPP Executive Chairman Dr Reginald Mengi and Dsm RC Said Meck Sadik at Maulid ceremony in Dsm. Retired President Alhaj Ali Hassan Mwinyi has called upon Muslims in the country to live in peace, love, unity and harmony with people [&hellip

Developing economies to grow stronger – WB

Developing economies to grow stronger – WB

Economies in developing countries are projected to strengthen this year due to acceleration in high income countries after five years of the global financial crisis and strong growth in China, the World Bank’s newly-released Global Economic Prospects (GEP) report has revealed. The report said growth in developing countries will pick up from 4.8 percent in [&hellip

Poor weather causes low fish supply in Dar

Poor weather causes low fish supply in Dar

Supply of fish at the Magogoni market in Dar es Salaam dropped yesterday, as fewer fishermen ventured out to sea, following an alert of poor weather. A survey by The Guardian yesterday established that only a few fishermen took out their boats for fishing and an even bigger number of dhows were parked. This follows [&hellip

JK requests Chinese help in urban planning

JK requests Chinese help in urban planning

President Jakaya Kikwete has requested China to extend its expertise, materials and financial muscle to Tanzania in the area of urban planning. According to a statement issued by the State House in Zanzibar where Kikwete held talks with Chinese Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlement, Jiang Weixin, Kikwete requested the Chinese government to help [&hellip

Arsenal edge Villa to go top

Arsenal edge Villa to go top

​Quickfire goals from Jack Wilshere and Olivier Giroud sent Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Aston Villa. Wilshere put Arsenal ahead in the 34th minute at Villa Park and then provided the pass for Giroud to double the lead just a minute later. Villa rallied late on [&hellip