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Police behind gang networks, says MP

Police behind gang networks, says MP

Rorya legislator, Lameck Airo Police have been accused of involvement in gang networks and failing to impose appropriate disciplinary measures against its officers. Rorya legislator Lameck Airo speaking in a telephone interview, accused some police officers from Utegi police station of engaging in armed robbery in collaboration with bandits from neighbouring countries, engaging mostly in [&hellip

Manumba`s condition improves, still in ICU

Manumba`s condition improves, still in ICU

Improved, is the description of DCI Rober Manumba’s condition given by the Aga khan Hospital. A four-paragraph statement released by the Aga Khan Hospital management yesterday to the media did not give further details. The Director of Criminal Investigation has been in the intensive care unit at the hospital since January 15, this year, with [&hellip

2 people hurt, cars crushed as wall collapses at UBT

2 people hurt, cars crushed as wall collapses at UBT

Vehicles lie under debris after a wall in the visitors’ car park at Ubungo upcountry bus terminal in Dar es Salaam collapsed . Police sources said the incident left two people seriously hurt and 23 vehicles and three Bajaj-make tricycles severely damaged. At least two people were seriously injured and over twenty motor vehicles badly [&hellip

Tanzania hailed for speedy ICT advance

Tanzania hailed for speedy ICT advance

Kipawa Institute of Communication and Technology student Munzare Mangachi briefs South Korean Parliament Deputy Speaker Park Yeong-Seug  on courses conducted at the Dar es Salaam-based institute, which is funded by South Korea.  South Korea Deputy Speaker, Park Byeong-Seug yesterday applauded the Tanzanian government for its effort and achievements in developing the information technology sector via [&hellip

FA asked Ferguson for explanation

FA asked Ferguson for explanation

The Football Association has asked Sir Alex Ferguson to explain comments he made about a match official after the draw with Tottenham on Sunday. The Manchester United boss accused assistant referee Simon Beck of failing to give Wayne Rooney a “clear” penalty. “He had a really poor game,” added Ferguson, who has until 18:00 BST [&hellip

‘Saudi regime to demolish Islamic sites’

‘Saudi regime to demolish Islamic sites’

The Saudi regime plans to demolish Islamic monuments in the holy city of Medina to turn Masjid al-Nabawi (the Prophet Mohammad’s Mosque) into the world’s largest building, a report says. The Al Saud monarchy intends to bulldoze three of the world’s oldest mosques in Medina to expand the mosque so that it can host 1.6 [&hellip

France, Germany to fete 50 yrs of ties

France, Germany to fete 50 yrs of ties

French President Francois Hollande (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to mark the 50th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty on January 22, 2013. France and Germany are set to celebrate 50 years of conflict-free cooperation aiming to paper down tensions between Europe’s two major powerhouse countries. The celebration will be held on Tuesday to mark [&hellip

US preparing manual on targeted killing

US preparing manual on targeted killing

The US government is about to finish a detailed counterterrorism manual, which will establish rules for targeted-killing operations. The document will be submitted to US President Barack Obama within weeks for final approval, the Washington Post reported on Saturday. A US official involved in drafting the manual — described as a counterterrorism “playbook” – who [&hellip

Iraq security forces kill 9 terrorists

Iraq security forces kill 9 terrorists

Members of the al-Qaeda terrorist network in Iraq Iraqi security forces have killed nine members of the al-Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq network and captured 10 others in an operation in the northern province of Salahuddin. A provincial police official, speaking on condition of anonymity, told Xinhua that 12 policemen, including a brigade, sustained injuries [&hellip

Winter in Europe disrupts transportation

Winter in Europe disrupts transportation

Austrian Arrows airplanes are seen docked at Germany’s Frankfurt am Main, as the freezing winter cancels hundreds of flights across Europe, January 21, 2013. The winter in Europe has brought disorder to transport networks and canceled hundreds of flights across the continent. Poor visibility, heavy snow and freezing weather gripped the continent on Monday as [&hellip