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JPM Extends Olive Branch To Opposition, Appoints Mghwira Kilimanjaro RC

JPM Extends Olive Branch To Opposition, Appoints Mghwira Kilimanjaro RC

President John Magufuli has once again extended an olive branch to the opposition by appointing Ms Anna Elisha Mghwira, the former presidential candidate for the Alliance for Democratic Change (ACT Wazalendo), as the new Kilimanjaro Regional Commissioner (RC). Ms Mghwira becomes the first opposition RC and second person from ACT Wazalendo to be appointed by [&hellip

Some 250,000 Worshipers Pray At Al-Aqsa Mosque On First Friday Of Ramadan.

Some 250,000 Worshipers Pray At Al-Aqsa Mosque On First Friday Of Ramadan.

Tens of thousands of Muslim worshipers performed the first Friday prayer of the holy month of Ramadan in the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem. Islamic endowment (Awqaf) director Azzam al-Khatib told Ma’an that an estimated 250,000 worshippers prayed in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, adding that the compound had been crowded since the “al-fajr” dawn [&hellip

JPM Takes Police To Task, Calls For Integrity.

JPM Takes Police To Task, Calls For Integrity.

President John Magufuli has come down hard on the Police Force, ordering the law enforcers to fight crime with high level of professionalism. According to a press statement issued by the Directorate of Presidential Communications, yesterday, the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces issued the order when speaking to high ranking officers of the Police Force [&hellip

Opposition Plays Devil’s Advocate.

Opposition Plays Devil’s Advocate.

It is now crystalclear that Members of Parliament, basing on their political affiliations, are divided over President John Magufuli’s recent ban on mineral concentrate exports, with opposition legislators opting to ‘play devil’s advocate.’ In a damning revelation, lawmakers who were previously distinguished for being bold and sincere in defending the country’s resources chose to shield [&hellip

Chelsea Paid £150.8m By Premier League After Winning 2016-17 Title.

Chelsea Paid £150.8m By Premier League After Winning 2016-17 Title.

Chelsea were paid £150.8m by the Premier League after winning the 2016-17 title – 50% more than the top earners in 2015-16. The 2016-17 season was the first of the latest TV deal and saw a total of almost £2.4bn paid to the 20 clubs – up from £1.6bn last season. Bottom club Sunderland got [&hellip

​Gas Use Master Plan Ready For Execution.

​Gas Use Master Plan Ready For Execution.

Natural Gas Utilisation Master Plan (NGUMP) is ready for implementation effective this year, the government announced here yesterday. The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funded 30-year master plan has been accomplished through collaborative efforts by various institutions and team of experts from Japan, Trinidad and Tobago. NGUMP is an integral part of the strategy to [&hellip

List Or Quit, JPM Tells Telecom Firms.

List Or Quit, JPM Tells Telecom Firms.

President John Magufuli yesterday ordered licence revocation for mobile phone companies, which are reluctant to list on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE). President Magufuli directed the Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) to act tough against the stubborn companies, emphasising that all mobile phone firms should float shares on the bourse. He issued the [&hellip

Top Al-Shabaab Commander Surrenders.

Top Al-Shabaab Commander Surrenders.

A senior Al-Shabaab official has reportedly surrendered to the Somali National Army (SNA). SNA commander Ahmed Mohamed Tredishe said Bishar Mumin Afrah surrendered at Hiran in Central Somalia. Gen Tredishe told the Somali National News Agency (Sonna) that the Shabaab man surrendered to the 52th Division of the SNA in Buloburte town, 200km north of [&hellip

Gunmen Kill 6 Niger Security Agents Near Mali Border.

Gunmen Kill 6 Niger Security Agents Near Mali Border.

Gunmen killed six security agents in southwestern Niger, a security source and local resident said, in an area near the Malian border where jihadists have been increasingly active. The attackers opened fire on a security post in the town of Abala, about 150 km (90 miles) northeast of the capital Niamey, at around 7 p.m. [&hellip

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

The Gunners boss agreed to a two-year deal at the Emirates this week but neither Sanchez or Ozil have signed new contracts in north London amid speculation they could leave ahead of the 2017/18 campaign. Wenger will have over £100million to spend on signings this summer and the high-profile Arsenal duo were keen to get [&hellip