SELCOM Wireless Limited Drags TANESCO to Court

SELCOM Wireless Limited has filed a case to demand 5bn/- damages from Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (Tanesco) following a dispute involving LUKU vending transaction. In

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A 76-YEAR-OLD man allegedly hanged himself

A 76-YEAR-OLD man from Bulilima District allegedly hanged himself near his homestead after squandering family funds from the sale of a beast on beer. Richard Sola

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A MAN has been charged with attempted murder

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marriage institution need to be safeguard by couples -Justice George Chiweshe

DIVORCE cases continue to overwhelm the High Court despite calls from religious, legal and traditional leaders for couples in the country to safeguard the marriage

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Uganda:Group of elders petition President Museveni

Last August at the official opening of the 2014 Bugisu circumcision season in Mbale, a group of elders handed a petition to President Museveni. They demanded

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Tanzania: Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development established a project

A blast on the sea resulting from dynamite fishing. (File photo)THE Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development has established a project on combating dynamite fishing

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MAIDUGURI: Over 20 people were killed at Kasuwar Jagwal GSM market

MAIDUGURI -- Over 20 people were killed at Kasuwar Jagwal GSM market in the commercial capital of Potiskum, Yobe State, yesterday, when two female suicide

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FG unable to Account for crude oil money - -Fashola

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said that the Federal Government was not properly managing the country's oil revenue account, even as his Edo

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40 years marriage is about to collaps

A NKULUMANE woman who has been married for the past 40 years is seeking a protection order against her husband for allegedly verbally abusing her

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A woman jailed for scalding her lover's private parts

A 19-YEAR-OLD woman will spend the next six months in jail for scalding her lover's private parts  as punishment for cheating on her. Sihle Moyo of

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Reduction of fuel prices is a welcome development which all stakeholders should embrace with a sense of responsibility. Fuel is one of the most critical...
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Stress pill can stop anxiety affecting pregnancy rates

Hormone RFRP3 protects body during stress but prevents pregnancy UC Berkeley testing showed miscarriages more likely when levels highScientists hope drug cutting RFRP3 could end stress's ...

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By Richard Littlejohn for the Daily Mail Published: 01:16 GMT, 13 January 2015 | Updated: 07:54 GMT, 13 January 2015 ...

Mark Croft admits running £50k cannabis farm from his loft

Mark Croft, 43, was arrested after police raided his home in Bolton last yearFound 56 plants and incriminating messages linking him to supply of drugBolton ...

Brains, veins and bones as you've never seen them: Scanner reveals gruesome, high-definition images of the human body

Next-generation GE scanners are  being used by doctors in FloridaThey hope to make medical scanning cheaper, easier and more accurateDubbed 'Revolution CT', the scanners beam ...

Housing benefit fraud's £12bn bill since the year 2000

Fraudulent and false claims have totalled £12.6billion since the year 2000This is the equivalent of £1billion for the first 13 years of this century Loss to taxpayer ...

The Golden Globe stars with suspiciously youthful faces

Julianne Moore appears unchanged since her first victory 21 years agoWrinkle-free Calista Flockhart look much younger than her 50 yearsJennifer Aniston, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Jennifer ...

David Cameron says fanatics shouldn't be able to talk without agencies listening

Prime Minister is challenging the critics of the so-called snoopers’ charterSaid services such as What'sApp and Snapchat could be blockedData used by both messaging apps are ...

Ford GT supercar with 600 horsepower wows Detroit Motor Show

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Artist needed 25 stitches in each of her EYES after genetic condition meant they both BURST including one that went during a driving lesson 

Liz Hodgkinson, 30, was having a driving lesson when her eyeball burst The artist was on the A55 dual carriageway when she began to suffer pain Was ...