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Fear of crime in Tanzania higher than in SA

Fear of crime in Tanzania higher than in SA

In Tanzania, 40%  of the people have experienced crime and face anxiety over possible crime followed by South Africa which recorded 38%, Cameroon 37% and Liberia 35%. According to the research findings, when Tanzania is compared to 33 other African countries, Tanzania’s performance in people’s safety is dismal. In fact, crime in Tanzania has considerably [&hellip

‘Racist’ cigarette ads pulled

‘Racist’ cigarette ads pulled

South Korea’s largest tobacco company has promised to change an advertising campaign after accusations of racism. Posters promoting a new line of cigarettes featured pictures of monkeys dressed as news reporters, declaring “Africa is coming!” The cigarettes are part of a new This Africa line. The company, KT&G, says they contain African tobacco roasted and [&hellip

‘Most distant Galaxy’ discovered

‘Most distant Galaxy’ discovered

An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet. The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away and is helping scientists shed light on the period that immediately followed the Big Bang. It was found using the Hubble Space Telescope and its distance was then confirmed with the ground-based Keck Observatory in [&hellip

Mosque attacks fuel racism in Britain

Mosque attacks fuel racism in Britain

British Muslims have recently witnessed an increase in the number of attacks on their places of warship, an act which is fueling racial tensions. The attacks on mosques have been coupled with other Islamophobic attempts such as racial killings, in which white extremists murder non-whites out of racial hatred. In April, an 82-year-old Muslim man [&hellip

Security Council condemns Mali attack

Security Council condemns Mali attack

The United Nations Security Council has condemned militants behind an attack that killed at least two Chadian troops from the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali and injured six others. The bomb attack took place on a checkpoint at the entry to the northern town of Tessalit on Wednesday morning. One child also died in the [&hellip

World anger growing over US spying

World anger growing over US spying

In less than 48 hours, US President Barack Obama was forced to respond to leaders of two key European allies over latest revelations of Washington’s spying programs on citizens in Germany and France. In a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday night, the White House hastily pledged that she was not the [&hellip

Fierce clashes kill ten in Tunisia

Fierce clashes kill ten in Tunisia

Violent clashes between security forces and a group of gunmen have claimed the lives of at least eight security forces and two gunmen in a violence-wracked region of Tunisia. The causalities come after Tunisian forces raided militant’s hideouts in Sidi Bouzid region, which is located in southern part of the North African country. Security sources [&hellip

Merkel says NSA spying unacceptable

Merkel says NSA spying unacceptable

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called US President Barack Obama after learning that the US National Security Agency (NSA) may have monitored her. Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert said in a statement issued on Wednesday that the German leader “made clear that she unequivocally disapproves of such practices, should they be confirmed, and regards them as [&hellip

Bishop suspended over lavish spending

Bishop suspended over lavish spending

The leader of the Catholic Church has suspended a German bishop for his extravagant lifestyle, which included spending over 42 million dollars on his residence. Pope Francis decided on Wednesday to remove Franz-Peter Tebartz Van Elst from his post in the German city of Limburg. “A situation has been created in which the bishop can [&hellip

Dar archrivals in midweek fixtures

Dar archrivals in midweek fixtures

After a dramatic draw during their first leg encounter for the opening season last Sunday in Dar es Salaam, Simba and Young Africans conclude their tenth round fixtures as they meet Coastal Union and newly promoted Rhino Rangers, respectively. Holders Yanga who are still limping after squandering a glorious opportunity to win the derby host [&hellip