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​Car bomb leaves ‘at least six’ dead and 20 Wounded In Somali Capital.

​Car bomb leaves ‘at least six’ dead and 20 Wounded In Somali Capital.

Six people have been killed and at least 20 others wounded in a car bomb blast near a police station in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police said. The blast near Waberi police station along the busy Maka al Mukarramah road may have been a suicide bomber, Captain Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press. The blast occurred [&hellip

​NEC Rubbishes CUF Wrangle Involvement Reports.

​NEC Rubbishes CUF Wrangle Involvement Reports.

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has strongly refuted reports published in one of the Kiswahili daily newspapers on Thursday, that it was involved in advising Speaker of the National Assembly on how to address the matter surrounding the eight embattled Civic United Front (CUF) Special Seats Members of Parliament (MPs) and their replacements. According to [&hellip

Bury The Hatchet, Mbeya Councillors Told.

Bury The Hatchet, Mbeya Councillors Told.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has issued a two day ultimatum to councillors in Mbeya to solve their differences and focus on service delivery or else the government will dissolve them. The differences that have lasted for almost a year now, have led to the failure by councillors in the city to hold meetings and thus [&hellip

​Magufuli, Museveni To Lay Oil Pipeline Foundation Stone.

President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, will next week lay a foundation stone for the construction of the East African crude oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania. A statement availed to the media yesterday by the Director of Presidential Communication, Mr Gerson Msigwa, said that the heads [&hellip

​Wassira Bites The Dust In Bunda Poll Challenge.

​Wassira Bites The Dust In Bunda Poll Challenge.

The Court of Appeal yesterday confirmed Ms Ester Bulaya under Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) as the legitimate Member of Parliament (MP) for Bunda Urban Constituency. Justices Mbarouk Mbarouk, Augustine Mwarija and Rehema Mkuye reached such a decision after dismissing the appeal lodged by four Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) members, seeking the nullification of [&hellip

​Magufuli, Museveni To Lay Oil Pipeline Foundation Stone.

​Magufuli, Museveni To Lay Oil Pipeline Foundation Stone.

President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni, will next week lay a foundation stone for the construction of the East African crude oil pipeline from Hoima in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania. A statement availed to the media yesterday by the Director of Presidential Communication, Mr Gerson Msigwa, said that the heads [&hellip

IGP Sirro Showers Praise On Singida Regional Defence, Security Committee.

IGP Sirro Showers Praise On Singida Regional Defence, Security Committee.

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Simon Sirro, has commended the Singida regional defence and security committee for controlling highway robberies in the region, restoring peace and tranquility in the area. IGP Sirro showered the praise on the committee in his remarks he made here yesterday shortly after inspecting a special police parade mounted in [&hellip

​Immigration Tests JPM Patience.

​Immigration Tests JPM Patience.

President John Magufuli has directed the Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, to suspend the Deputy Commissioner of Immigration, Grace Hokororo, over allegations of granting residence permits to 50 Somali nationals contrary to the laws. The Premier, however, ordered the Home Affairs Minister, Mr Mwigulu Nchemba to form a committee to investigate the entire process of [&hellip

​Avail Medical Assistance To Sethi Within Seven Days – Court Orders.

​Avail Medical Assistance To Sethi Within Seven Days – Court Orders.

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam has ordered the prosecution side into a case involving the state and a prominent businessman, Mr Harbinder Sethi, to ensure the accused is provided with medical assistance within one week. Mr Sethi , who is facing a 350bn/- economic sabotage case, has been sick for some [&hellip

US Treasury Imposes Sanctions On Iranian Companies After Rocket Test.

US Treasury Imposes Sanctions On Iranian Companies After Rocket Test.

The US Department of the Treasury has imposed sanctions on Iran over what it called Tehran’s “continued provocative actions,” including Thursday’s successful test of a satellite-launch rocket. According to Press TV, the Treasury said in a statement the Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed the sanctions on Friday on six Iranian companies owned or controlled [&hellip