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State To Defend Peace At Any Cost, Vows PM.

State To Defend Peace At Any Cost, Vows PM.

The government has reiterated that it will defend the country’s peace at any cost. It has also declared zero tolerance for politicians who intend to cause a breach of the long cherished peace in the country. “We do not restrict political parties; but we do not allow violence through them as there is no freedom [&hellip

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Tanzania: Magufuli Appoints Dr Kipilimba New National Intelligence Boss.

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has appointed Dr Modestus Kipilimba as the new Director General of Tanzania Intelligence and Security Services (TISS) to replace Mr Rashid Othman who had retired. According to a statement issued by the Directorate of state house communications Mr Kipilimba will be sworn in later today. Prior to his [&hellip

Five Killed As Semi-Trailer Crashes On Newspapercourier Vehicle.

Five Killed As Semi-Trailer Crashes On Newspapercourier Vehicle.

Five people have died and four others injured following a road accident involving two vehicles in Kilimanjaro Region. Kilimanjaro Regional Police Commander (RPC), Mr Wilbroad Mutafungwa, said the incident occurred today at Makanya Village in Same District at 0445 hours after a car with registration number T 933DFY, a Toyota Noah, carrying ‘Mtanzania’ newspapers from [&hellip

More Than 300 Dead in India as Floods Force Villagers Into Relief Camps.

More Than 300 Dead in India as Floods Force Villagers Into Relief Camps.

At least 300 people have died in eastern and central India and more than 6 million others have been affected by floods that have submerged villages, washed away crops, destroyed roads and disrupted power and phone lines, officials said Tuesday. Heavy monsoon rains have caused rivers, including the mighty Ganges and its tributaries, to burst [&hellip

Christian Benteke ‘is not Lionel Messi,’ says Damien Delaney.

Christian Benteke ‘is not Lionel Messi,’ says Damien Delaney.

Christian Benteke scored 10 goals for Liverpool after joining them in July 2015 Crystal Palace defender Damien Delaney has said new signing Christian Benteke ‘is not Lionel Messi’ and will need support from the squad. Benteke, 25, joined the Eagles from Liverpool for a club record £27m. The Premier League side have yet to win [&hellip

North Korea Submarine Fires Ballistic Missile.

North Korea Submarine Fires Ballistic Missile.

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast, say the US and South Korea. The KN-11 missile was launched from waters near Sinpo and flew about 500km (300 miles) before falling into the Sea of Japan, a US official said. Japan’s PM said it fell inside Japan’s Air Defence [&hellip

Earthquake Leaves At Least 21 Dead In Central Italy.

Earthquake Leaves At Least 21 Dead In Central Italy.

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, leaving at least 21 people dead and many others trapped under rubble, reports say. Many of the dead were in the village of Pescara del Tronto which was levelled to the ground and there were fears the number could rise. Much of the town of Amatrice was [&hellip

Ummy Hails Aga Khan Hospital Expansion.

Ummy Hails Aga Khan Hospital Expansion.

Tanzania will save 25 billion/- per year from transferring patients to overseas upon completion of a major expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital that will see the health facility develop into a major teaching and tertiary academic medical centre. The Minister for Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, said in Dar [&hellip

Magufuli Receives Credentials From Four New Envoys.

Magufuli Receives Credentials From Four New Envoys.

President John Magufuli has received credentials from four new ambassadors representing their countries in Tanzania. The envoys presented their credentials at the State House in Dar es Salaam yesterday. They included Mr Roberto Mengoni of Italy, Mr Kim Yong Su of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Mr Mohamed Hassan Abdi of Somalia and Mr Paul [&hellip

Magufuli Funds’ Conmen Reprimanded.

Magufuli Funds’ Conmen Reprimanded.

The government has warned a ring of conmen who solicit money from villagers seeking to form community groups in exchange for President John Magufuli’s 50m/- monthly bonus promise to every village. Initially, President Magufuli announced the funds will be disbursed shortly after he took over power from President Jakaya Kikwete but later it was resolved [&hellip