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Yanga, Azam Renew Title Races.

Yanga, Azam Renew Title Races.

  Premier League bigwigs Young Africans and Azam FC will be out to intensify their title charges when they host Mgambo JKT and Majimaji FC respectively this afternoon. Defending champions and table-toppers Yanga, as they are better known at home, are at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam entertaining relegationthreatened Mgambo JKT, one of [&hellip

CAG Report Reveals Huge Irregularities In Contracts, Tenders.

CAG Report Reveals Huge Irregularities In Contracts, Tenders.

  INADEQUACIES in procurement and contract management cost the government more than 57bn/- in the 2014/15 financial year, the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) report has revealed. The significant procurement issues in the last financial year’s report include among others, a list of entities that made procurement outside the annual procurement plan (8.5bn/-) and entities [&hellip

Magufuli Mourns Mrs Lucy Kibaki.

Magufuli Mourns Mrs Lucy Kibaki.

  President John Magufuli has sent a message of condolences to his Kenyan counterpart, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta, following the death of former First Lady Lucy Kibaki who died on Tuesday in London, United Kingdom. The president said he had learnt of the death of the former First Lady with deep sorrow, adding that Kenya has [&hellip

TCRA Board Of Directors Dissolved, DG Suspended.

TCRA Board Of Directors Dissolved, DG Suspended.

      President  John Magufuli has dissolved the Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) board and suspended its Director General, Dr Ally Yahya Simba, for failing to implement the Telecommunications Traffic Monitoring System (TTMS) convention. The failure was subsequently denying the government about 400bn/- per year. The decision came after a meeting involving the president, [&hellip

ICC to Investigate Past Year’s Burundi Clashes.

ICC to Investigate Past Year’s Burundi Clashes.

      AMSTERDAM: The international war crimes court will investigate allegations of imprisonment and violence in Burundi, which has been wracked by unrest since a political crisis erupted a year ago.   The office of the U.N. human rights commissioner estimates at least 430 people have been killed there since last April, when President [&hellip

Hai Council Officials Fired, Others Demoted Over Theft.

Hai Council Officials Fired, Others Demoted Over Theft.

    Hai  District Council has fired four officials and demoted five others while reducing their wages after members of the council learnt that the officers obtained money by fraudulent means as well as authorising illegal payments. The decision was taken by a special session following a presentation of reports by two committees of inquiry [&hellip

Uganda Picks On Tanzania Route For Crude Oil Exports.

Uganda Picks On Tanzania Route For Crude Oil Exports.

    Landlocked  Uganda yesterday announced plans to export its future crude oil production via a new pipeline to be built through Tanzania rather than Kenya. The announcement, according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional and International Cooperation yesterday, was made by President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala after meeting presidents [&hellip

Ethiopia Ethnic Violence Kills 14, Aid Groups Targeted.

Ethiopia Ethnic Violence Kills 14, Aid Groups Targeted.

    Clashes between different ethnic groups in west Ethiopia have left 14 dead, while UN and MSF offices were targeted by angry protesters, local security service sources said.   The violence was sparked after an NGO car with an Ethiopian driver ran over and killed two children from the Nuer ethnic group in a [&hellip

South Africa President In Iran On Key Visit.

South Africa President In Iran On Key Visit.

  Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has officially received his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, who is on a state visit to Tehran for the first time after the implementation of the nuclear agreement between Iran and six global powers.   Heading a 180-member politico-economic delegation, Zuma arrived in Tehran on Sunday at the invitation of [&hellip

Yanga-Coastal Union Duel Ditched.

Yanga-Coastal Union Duel Ditched.

    The  Azam Sports Federation Cup semifinal match between hosts Coastal Union and Young Africans was abandoned in the 105th minute with the latter leading 2-1 after home fans threw stones and bottles onto the pitch in extra time in protest of refereeing decisions. The otherwise thrilling encounter descended into total chaos after home [&hellip