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Newcastle seal Shelvey signing

Newcastle seal Shelvey signing

​Newcastle United have announced the signing of England midfielder Jonjo Shelvey from Swansea City. The 23-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half-year deal and becomes the second midfielder to move to St James’ Park inside a week, following the arrival of Henri Saivet from Bordeaux. Newcastle’s interest was first reported last week and that a deal understood to be around [&hellip

Mountain lion found with unusual deformity

Mountain lion found with unusual deformity

​A mountain lion, which was legally killed by an unidentified hunter, was found to have a set of teeth growing out of the side of his head. The Idaho State Journal reported the lion was harvested near Weston on Dec. 30 and baffled wildlife officials after a conservation official sent a picture to the Idaho [&hellip

Giants’ Ouster Cripples Cup Final.

Giants’ Ouster Cripples Cup Final.

    Mtibwa  Sugar  today Wednesday  face Uganda’s URA in Mapinduzi Cup final that has lost bright colours after the ouster of the mainland soccer giants. Prior to the Sunday encounter, soccer fans expected once again to see archrivals Young Africans and Simba play in the final as favourites. Dejected fans of both teams have [&hellip

“56 British women joined ISIL in 2015”

“56 British women joined ISIL in 2015”

​A new report says fifty six British women and girls are believed to have traveled to Syria from the UK last year. According to the latest figures from national counter-terrorism police, British women and girls are continuing to travel to Syria in worrying numbers. This comes as figures released last July showed 43 females were [&hellip

Dead End For Simba, Kerr Relations.

Dead End For Simba, Kerr Relations.

    Mainland  Premier League giants Simba have finally parted ways with Maltese-born English coach Dylan Kerr, just six-months after he was hired to fill the void left by Serbian Goran Kopunovic. Kerr was walking a tight rope after a series of dismal performance in the top flight league but the epitome of the sack [&hellip

List of Bunge Standing Committees Mentioned.

List of Bunge Standing Committees Mentioned.

    National  Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai has released a list of MPs appointed to form the Standing Orders Committee ahead of the January 26 meeting. The Speaker is still in the process of putting other committees together, with the appointments of their chairpersons based on various considerations.   The Clerk of the National Assembly, [&hellip

52 Years Of Remarkable Progress.

52 Years Of Remarkable Progress.

    The  two-week long celebrations marking the 52nd anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution climaxed at the Amaan Stadium here yesterday, with President Ali Mohamed Shein unveiling a number of projects and achievements made in Zanzibar. In his speech that was preceded by a colourful ceremony, Dr Shein said tangible progress has been achieved during [&hellip

Kenya’s Garissa University Reopens After Deadly al-Shabab Attack.

Kenya’s Garissa University Reopens After Deadly al-Shabab Attack.

      Kenya’s Garissa University College has officially reopened, nine months after the killing of nearly 150 people, mainly students, in an attack by militant Islamist group al-Shabab. Staff have reported to work while students are expected to be back on campus next Monday. A police post has been set up on the campus [&hellip

Fallen FIFA Chief Blatter to Appeal Eight-Year Ban.

Fallen FIFA Chief Blatter to Appeal Eight-Year Ban.

    Fallen FIFA chief Sepp Blatter will appeal against his eight-year ban, his lawyer said Sunday, joining fellow suspended official Michel Platini in a fight to clear his name. “We will appeal it, of course,” Blatter’s US-based attorney Richard Cullen confirmed to AFP in an email.   The confirmation came after FIFA’s ethics tribunal [&hellip

Govt Delivers Cash For Rukwa Schools.

Govt Delivers Cash For Rukwa Schools.

      Government  has set aside 336m/- for provision of free education in Rukwa Region. Rukwa Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Magalula Said Magalula, told the ‘Sunday News’ that the cash would be used for various education activities in primary and secondary schools.   According to the RC 143.86m/- was allocated to primary schools and [&hellip