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Yanga Off For Medeama Clash.

Yanga Off For Medeama Clash.

After hiccups in three consecutive matches, Tanzanian envoys are heading for atonement against their Ghanaian hosts Medeama. The team’s coach Hans Van Pluijm said everything is in place to the mission accomplished when the teams clash next week. A squad of 21 Young Africans players jets off today for Accra, Ghana, ahead of their CAF [&hellip

Pastor found guilty Of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend.

Pastor found guilty Of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend.

Pastor Paul Ng’ang’a Wanjiru of Wells of Faith Church in Kawangware was convicted for the murder of Caroline Chinjira in 2012 in Dagoretti, Nairobi. The family of Ms Chinjira has been seeking justice for the last four years. High Court judge Jessie Lessit said police investigations, key witness accounts and a written declaration left behind [&hellip

South Sudan: Kiir Urges Rival Machar To Return To Juba, Rebuild Peace.

South Sudan: Kiir Urges Rival Machar To Return To Juba, Rebuild Peace.

Juba: South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir appealed Thursday to his rival Riek Machar to return to the capital and help rebuild the peace after a wave of deadly gun battles threatened to plunge the country back into civil war. The whereabouts of Machar, the rebel leader who was reappointed vice president as part of a [&hellip

Zimbabwe War Veterans End Backing For Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe War Veterans End Backing For Robert Mugabe.

Zimbabwe’s war veterans association, which has played a key and sometimes violent role in supporting President Robert Mugabe, has released a statement withdrawing its backing for him. It accuses Mr Mugabe of dictatorial tendencies, egocentrism and misrule. It was not immediately clear if all of the war veterans agreed with the text. Pressure on Mr [&hellip

CCM Will Never Die, Affirms JK.

CCM Will Never Die, Affirms JK.

National CCM Chairman Jakaya Kikwete yesterday insisted that the ruling party will never die as it was now stronger than ever before. Mr Kikwete, who is also former Union President, made the remarks while opening the party’s Central Commitee (CCM-CC) meeting that convened to deliberate on several issues ahead of the party’s national congress scheduled [&hellip

Salafism Is Dangerous, Muslims Should Lead Fight Against It In France – PM Valls.

Salafism Is Dangerous, Muslims Should Lead Fight Against It In France – PM Valls.

Prime Minister Manuel Valls has called on French Muslims to lead the battle against Salafism in “mosques, neighborhoods and families,” describing the ultra-conservative Islamic ideology as “perverse.” He has, however, rejected calls to ban the movement. “Yes, Salafism, which has destroyed and perverted a part of the Muslim world, is a threat for Muslims, and [&hellip

President: Iran’s Olympic Athletes Should Spread Message Of Peace.

President: Iran’s Olympic Athletes Should Spread Message Of Peace.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wished the country’s athletes in the upcoming Olympic Games good luck, calling on them to send Iran’s message of peace and friendship to the world in the international arenas. According to Tasnim news agency, the president said on Wednesday, at a meeting with Iran’s Olympic squad, held in Tehran all Iranian [&hellip

Gambia Opposition Leader Ousainou Darboe Jailed.

Gambia Opposition Leader Ousainou Darboe Jailed.

The Gambia’s opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 others have been jailed for three years for taking part in an unauthorised demonstration. In April, they were part of a group protesting about the alleged death in custody of an opposition activist. Rights group Amnesty International described the sentences as part of the “continuing downward spiral [&hellip

Turkey Coup Attempt: State Of Emergency Announced.

Turkey Coup Attempt: State Of Emergency Announced.

Turkey’s president has declared a state of emergency for three months following Friday night’s failed army coup. The emergency allows the president and cabinet to bypass parliament when drafting new laws and to restrict or suspend rights and freedoms. Speaking at the presidential palace in Ankara, Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed that “all the viruses within [&hellip

Child Labour On The Decline, Says Recent Study.

Child Labour On The Decline, Says Recent Study.

The state of child labour in the country has declined by 2.3 per cent in the past eight years, according a new report released yesterday. The Tanzania’s Mainland 2014 Child Labour Survey report launched in Dar es Salaam indicates that 28.8 per cent or 4.2 million out of 15 million children are engaged in child [&hellip