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UN condemns reported Hama massacre

UN condemns reported Hama massacre

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has condemned a new reported massacre of Syrian civilians in a village in the province of Hama. UN spokesman Martin Nesirky said in a statement issued on Tuesday that Ban was deeply disturbed by media reports of killings in Maan on February 9. “Dozens of civilians are said to [&hellip

Storm targets millions in US South

Storm targets millions in US South

Weather forecasters have warned that a major winter storm that caused at least six deaths in the US South on Tuesday will continue in the coming days, bringing widespread power outages in the region. The National Weather Service office in Peachtree City, Georgia, said the combination of rain, sleet, heavy snow and thick ice is [&hellip

Yemenis call for resignation of govt.

Yemenis call for resignation of govt.

Tens of thousands of people have held a demonstration in the Yemeni capital Sana’a, calling for the resignation of the government, Press TV reports. The protest march was held on Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of the start of the 2011 revolution that forced longtime dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh to quit in early 2012. [&hellip

Rhino slide into relegation ditch

Rhino slide into relegation ditch

Tabora region’s top flight side Rhino Rangers have plunged deep into the relegation tunnel following a home defeat by visiting Coastal Union in their return leg tie played at the Ali Hassan Mwinyi Stadium on Sunday. Rhino who have been floating on the safe horizon for most of the first half of the season, found [&hellip

Tanapa to draw boundaries for Mkomazi Game Reserve

Tanapa to draw boundaries for Mkomazi Game Reserve

Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) through Mkomazi Game Reserve has started implementing an inclusive project in Kalalani and Mkota villages surrounding the game reserve which will among other things clarify the areas boundaries in a bid to end the ongoing land disputes. The project will help the villagers who are also small scale miners to end [&hellip

Despite govt orders, nationwide protests staged over EFDs

Despite govt orders, nationwide protests staged over EFDs

Kariakoo market, the busiest in the commercial port city of Dar es Salaam is again at a shut down, only this time traders from cross the country have joined in a nationwide stand off to dispute government ordered use of Electronic Fiscal Devises (EFDs). For Kariakoo, this will be the second time for them to [&hellip

Madabida, five others in court over fake drugs

Madabida, five others in court over fake drugs

The Chief Executive Officer for Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Ramadhani Madabida and five others appeared at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday charged with five counts, including supplying counterfeit drugs. Madabida who is also Dar es Salaam region’s CCM Chairman is charged with similar counts along with three other suspects Seif Shamte [&hellip

Passengers’ train to resume services soon

Passengers’ train to resume services soon

Passengers’ train for Dar es Salaam–Kigoma is expected to resume services some time soon following the completion of rehabilitation of the damaged rail track at Gulwe and Godegode in Mpwapwa, Dodoma region. During an exclusive interview with the Guardian in Dar es Salaam over the weekend, Head of Communications, Ministry of Transport, William Budoya said [&hellip

India Olympics suspension lifted

India Olympics suspension lifted

A ban on India’s Olympic Association (IOA) has been lifted, allowing the country to return to the Olympic fold, officials said. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended India for electing officials accused of corruption in 2012, in breach of the Olympic charter. But on Sunday the IOA conducted fresh elections which were seen as fair. [&hellip

100s of Syrians evacuated from Homs

100s of Syrians evacuated from Homs

Aid teams have evacuated hundreds of Syrians from besieged districts in the western city of Homs as humanitarian operations to save civilians continue for the fourth consecutive day. The Syrian Red Crescent said that evacuation teams managed to send three hundred people away from areas held by foreign-backed militants on Monday. “A group of around [&hellip