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Bahrain must ensure freedom of speech, assembly: UN official.

Bahrain must ensure freedom of speech, assembly: UN official.

A United Nations official has called on the Bahraini regime to guarantee freedom of expression and assembly in the island country amid Manama’s severe crackdown on religious figures and human rights activists. In a statement released on Wednesday, Adama Dieng, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s special adviser for the prevention of genocide, said Bahrain [&hellip

Iran’s Zarif meets French president in Paris.

Iran’s Zarif meets French president in Paris.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with French President Francois Hollande at the Élysée Palace in Paris. Boosting bilateral ties following Iran’s historic nuclear deal, economic and business affairs, and the Middle East security issues, especially the conflict in Syria, were discussed during the Wednesday meeting, Zarif said. Iran and the five permanent [&hellip

Bilateral ties, DITF on Kagame Dar Itinerary.

Bilateral ties, DITF on Kagame Dar Itinerary.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is expected in Dar es Salaam on July 1 to begin a state visit to Tanzania, during which he will open the 40th Dar es Salaam International Trade Fair (DITF) and hold talks aimed at strengthening bilateral ties between the two countries. According to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, East African, [&hellip

Magufuli Explains Job Freeze.

Magufuli Explains Job Freeze.

President John Magufuli came out strongly to clarify why the government decided to freeze new employment opportunities in the public service, saying the move is aimed at stamping out phantom workers in the government’s payroll. Dr Magufuli said the decision to halt employment in the public service was temporary, assuring those aspiring to secure jobs [&hellip

Nnauye at Airtel Rising Stars.

Nnauye at Airtel Rising Stars.

All is set for the launch of the U-17 football talent scouting tournament known Airtel Rising Stars in the city this Sunday. The sixth edition of the youth soccer talent show comes under the umbrella of another youth empowering initiative dubbed Fursa. The launch ceremony will be held at Airtel Tanzania Headquarters on June 26 [&hellip

Indicative Land Plot Prices Out.

Indicative Land Plot Prices Out.

The government will this week release indicative prices f or the sale of land plots countrywide as a measure to protect buyers, the Deputy Minister for Lands, Housing and Human Settlements Development, Ms Angeline Mabula, has said. Moreover, she said, it is illegal for land officers to acquire people’s land before paying them the needed [&hellip

Kuwait Donates To Government 300 School Desks.

Kuwait Donates To Government 300 School Desks.

The Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Dar es Salaam yesterday became the first embassy to donate 300 desks to the government of Tanzania in a bid to support President John Magufuli’s decision to provide free primary and secondary education in the country. According to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, East African, Regional and [&hellip

Saudi, Turkish Forces in Syria, from Proxy War to Direct Confrontation

Saudi, Turkish Forces in Syria, from Proxy War to Direct Confrontation

Alwaght-The battle for Aleppo (Halab) in Syria has taken a new turn following direct involvement of Saudi and Turkish forces along with new weapon supplies to terrorist groups in the region, a Lebanese newspaper has revealed. As Safir reports that over the last five days, the Syrian army and resistance forces have been engaged in [&hellip

Iraq’s Al-Hashd Al-Watani Forces; Troublemaker for Mosul Liberation?

Iraq’s Al-Hashd Al-Watani Forces; Troublemaker for Mosul Liberation?

Alwaght- Atheel al-Nujaifi who was the governor of Mosul at the time of fall of the Iraqi northern city to ISIS terror group and who is currently based in Erbil and has formed a militant group dubbed al-Hashd al-Watani (Arabic for National Mobilization) in an interview with the British newspaper the Daily Telegraph has talked [&hellip

Five Sticking Points Ahead of Yemen Peace

Five Sticking Points Ahead of Yemen Peace

Alwaght- Thirteen months after Saudi Arabian attacks on the neighboring Yemen which killed and injured tens of thousands of Yemeni civilians, the intra-Yemeni peace negotiations were started in Kuwait, seeking a full cessation of hostility and a political deal to the crisis in Yemen. Following a truce, on April 11 several rounds of talks were [&hellip