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Half Dozen Killed In Mozambique Violence, Renamo Rebels Blamed

Maputo, Mozambique – At least half dozen people have been killed in Mozambique on Monday in an attack by Renamo rebels. There have been series of similar violence between the government forces and opposition fighters. Two survivors said the attack was conducted by government forces, but the police said rebels staged it. Police spokesperson Daniel Macuacua said a vehicle was ...

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Is Oscar Pistorius Trying Suicide At Kgosi Mampuru Prison?

Last week it was wrist injuries and now he is on a suicide watch in jail South African jail even though repeated denial of any attempt to commit such act. Oscar Pistorius is currently serving a six year prison sentence for being convicted of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Last week, his wrists were found slashed inside the Kgosi Mampuru Prison ...

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Tanzanian Students In Turkey Transferred To Universities In Safer Areas

Dar es Salaam – Amid security concerns many students of Tanzania origin studying in Turkey has been transferred to other institutions. The failed coup attempt on the night of July 15 and 16 Turkey has been on crackdown, arresting many over suspicion and closing schools and institutions where security had been deteriorated. The Turkish ambassador to Tanzania said in Dar ...

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US Lists 20 Nigerian States Unsafe

Twenty of the Nigerian’s 36 states have been announced to be unsafe by the United States. Yobe, Adamawa and Borno are included in the list and Americans are warned these to be a complete no-go area. The Fulani herdsmen have lately increased killing of farmers and villagers in the Adamawa state where as the Boko Haram militant group too has ...

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ICCR Stops Housing Allowances To Foreign Students In India

Following the assault on a Tanzanian girl in Indian city of Bengaluru earlier this year the foreign students are not being paid housing allowances by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). It is said the government wants foreign students to stay in college hostels instead of renting an accommodation to avoid such incidents. Those who opt not to reside ...

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Mobile Industry To Help In Economic Development: Tanzania Minister

Dar es Salaam – The government has urged mobile industry to play a major role in the economic development of Tanzania. Tanzania’s Minister of Works, Transport and Communication was speaking at the GSMA 360 Africa conference and said 18000 km of fibre-optic has been laid by the government for innovation and technology, and also for innovative solutions and services in ...

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Displaced Nigerian In Banki Following Boko Haram’s Raids Receives UN Aids

UN has started delivering food to displaced people in Banki in the Kano state of Nigeria where hundreds have starved to death since March this year due to deadly raids by Boko Haram Islamists group. A press statement released by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reveal thirty tonnes of lifesaving food items have been delivered ...

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