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UAE puts 94 people on trial

UAE puts 94 people on trial

UAE’s Federal Supreme Court (file photo) The United Arab Emirates has put on trial 94 people arrested on charges of trying to overthrow the government and having political activists connected with Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood. Court proceedings against the detainees were held in the Emirati capital, Abu Dhabi, on Monday. Attorney General Salem Saeed Kubaish said [&hellip

210 more billionaires amid rising poor

210 more billionaires amid rising poor

A newly released list of richest people in the world points to the climbing number of billionaires that have control over even more amount of wealth. Amid the surging poverty across the globe, a newly released list of richest people in the world points to the climbing number of billionaires that have control over even [&hellip

Azam FC date Liberian team

Azam FC date Liberian team

Azam FC`s coach John Stewart Hall Tanzania representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Azam FC have booked a last 16 game against Liberian club Barrack Y.C.II. The first leg match of the next round will be played in Monrovia on the weekend falling between March 15 and 17. the return leg match will be played [&hellip

Mnyika to organise water demos in Dar

Mnyika to organise water demos in Dar

Ubungo lawmaker John Mnyika has said he is organising water demonstrations in the city of Dar es Salaam mid this month to pressure Water minister Prof Jumanne Maghembe to explain how he is going to end water blues in the country. The demonstrations come after a private motion by the MP was quashed in the [&hellip

Kimelabalou sworn in as African Court judge

Kimelabalou sworn in as African Court judge

Togolese Justice Kimelabalou Aba was  sworn-in as new Judge of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, in accordance with Article 16 of the Protocol establishing the African Court and Rule 4 (2) of the Rules of the Court. The ceremony was held at the Court’s Seat, located at the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Conservation [&hellip

Sheikh Ponda, followers back in court tomorrow

Sheikh Ponda, followers back in court tomorrow

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court ruled that the accused in the case facing a Muslim cleric Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda and 49 others, believed to be his followers, have a case to answer.  Ponda and his followers are charged with five criminal counts including stealing property worth 59m/- and inciting commission of an offence after [&hellip

Power cuts won`t end soon, warns Tanesco

Power cuts won`t end soon, warns Tanesco

Tanesco’s  acting MD Felchizim Mramba speaks to the media in Dar es Salaam on power cuts being experienced in many parts in the country It’s now official: Tanzania will continue to experience random power cuts for the next 18 months or so, with rise in demand likely making the situation worse in between. The grim [&hellip

Self-sketching whiteboard unveiled

Self-sketching whiteboard unveiled

Microsoft is working on an interactive whiteboard which aims to interpret users’ sketches to complete the diagrams they were drawing. The firm will unveil the prototype as part of Techfest – an annual event where its researchers reveal some of the projects they are working on. The digital canvas is designed to help workers make [&hellip

China leadership change to wrap up

China leadership change to wrap up

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (lower) delivers his final report at the opening session of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 5, 2013.   China’s National People’s Congress has kicked off in the capital Beijing to see the final stage of the country’s once-in-a-decade leadership [&hellip

Chavez health very delicate: Minister

Chavez health very delicate: Minister

A man shows a picture of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on February 20, 2013 as he stands outside the military hospital in Caracas. The Venezuelan president’s health has remained “very delicate” as he was suffering from a “new and severe” infection, the information minister says. Ernesto Villegas said in a statement late Monday that there [&hellip