Category: Habari

Analyst:US pushing for war over Ukraine

The United States is pushing for a war over the crisis in Ukraine in a bid to cover up its failure to achieve the desired results against Russia from the March coup in Kiev, an analyst writes in a column for the Press TV website. Paul Craig Roberts said it would be an embarrassment for Washington [&hellip

22 people killed in fresh CAR clashes

Nearly two dozen people, mostly civilians, have lost their lives in recent clashes in the Central African Republic (CAR). The clashes broke out between Christian militias and Muslims earlier this week in Grimari, about 300 kilometers (190 miles) northeast of the capital Bangui. “There are 22 dead, four of whom were women killed by stray [&hellip

US visa ban to Iran envoy stuns Russia

 Russia has criticized Washington for its refusal to issue a visa to Iran’s appointee for the position of ambassador to the United Nations, saying the move is in violation of the US commitments as a host of the UN headquarters. “The recent decision of the US authorities to deny an entry visa to Mr. Hamid [&hellip

UNICEF:50,000 Children Could Die in Months in S.Sudan

Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned on Friday. The African country has experienced high levels of malnutrition since it gained independence in 2011, UNICEF said, and conditions have worsened since ethnic conflict [&hellip

Gunmen Kill Nine in Ethiopia Truck Attack

Gunmen opened fire on a truck in western Ethiopia Wednesday, killing nine people and injuring seven, the information ministry said. “Unidentified armed men opened fire on a truck carrying 28 people, killing nine on board,” it said in a statement. The motive for the attack was not known, but officials said they were investigating the attack, [&hellip

Russia considers suing US

Russia has threatened to file a lawsuit against the United States in the World Trade Organization for the sanctions Washington has imposed on Moscow over the crisis in Ukraine. Russia’s Economy Minister Alexi Ulyukayev told the Interfax news agency on Wednesday that “the WTO gives us some additional possibilities” to challenge the US sanctions that [&hellip

India starts phase 5 of polls with 4 to go

Indian voters are casting their ballots in the fifth and biggest round of the country’s nine-phase parliamentary elections. India is witnessing elections in the maximum number of seats in a single phase on Thursday with polling being conducted in 121 constituencies across 12 states, including key states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra and West Bengal. [&hellip

Derby fever grips fans

Despite ending the season without any silverware, Dar es Salaam’s soccer giants Simba and Yanga whose final match will be played at the National Stadium on Saturday has already sent shivers to fans of either camp. Ticket sales for the match are being sold in Dares salaam and the progress is superb as fans gear [&hellip

Act on corrupt public servants, says minister

Government leaders have been challenged to act on the recommendations given by the integrity committees in order to bring to justice all public servants involved in corruption.  The challenge was thrown by the minister in the President’s Office (Good Governance), George Mkuchika when speaking at a regional consultative meeting here yesterday. He said if used [&hellip

Aga Khan to open 30 outreach centres throughout Tanzania

In a bid to support government efforts in improving health and sending services close to wananchi, the Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania (AKHST) plans to open over 30 outreach centres and as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the hospital will set up free camps for cancer screening, diabetes, blood pressure and kidney ailments. The [&hellip