ARTICLES RELATING TO JAKAYA KIKWETE

Tanzania warns of violence in Burundi

2015-03-20 22:35

Peace mediator Tanzania has warned of the risk of renewed violence in Burundi if politicians do not abide by a new constitution that would prevent the president there running for another term.

7 held in Tanzania over latest albino attack

2015-03-10 17:29

Police in Tanzania say they have arrested seven suspects over a vicious weekend assault in which a 6-year-old albino boy’s hand was hacked off with a machete.

Albino killers sentenced to death in Tanzania

2015-03-06 13:13

A court in Tanzania has sentenced four people to death for the murder of an albino woman who was killed so her hacked-off limbs could be used in magic, officials say.

Tanzania ready to take on DRC rebels - Kikwete

2015-01-14 16:17

Tanzania is ready to take on Rwandan rebels in eastern DRC, President Jakaya Kikwete says, suggesting a joint offensive with the UN-backed, South African forces is imminent.

Tanzania president undergoes surgery in US

2014-11-10 13:29

Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete has undergone successful prostate surgery at a US hospital, the presidency says.

Tanzania to vote on new constitution

2014-10-23 16:53

Tanzania will hold a referendum next year on a constitution, the government has announced, a move rejected by the opposition.

Your grief is Tanzania’s, says Kikwete

2013-12-15 12:56

South Africa's grief following the death of former president Nelson Mandela is shared by Tanzania, President Jakaya Kikwete says.

Zanzibar acid attack: 15 suspects held

2013-09-17 09:13

Fifteen people, including suspected Islamist militants and individuals linked to an acid attack on a clergyman, have been arrested in Zanzibar, police say.

Tanzania, Rwanda tension may worsen

2013-08-28 08:53

A war of words between Rwanda and Tanzania is enflaming tensions in Africa's resource-rich Great Lakes region, adding a new, potentially dangerous dimension to one of the continent's longest-running conflicts.

SA: Our work in Zimbabwe is done

2013-08-12 11:24

President Jacob Zuma is expected to inform SADC next weekend that the four-year facilitation process, which he headed, is over, following the conclusion of Zimbabwe’s elections.

 

100s of witchdoctors rounded up in Tanzania crackdown

2015-03-12 15:43

Over 200 people have been arrested in Tanzania as part of a nationwide crackdown on witchdoctors linked to a wave of albino attacks and murders, police say.

Tanzania arrests 32 witch doctors over albino murders

2015-03-07 08:06

Police in Tanzania say they had arrested 32 witch doctors as part of a campaign against ritual killings of albinos.

South Sudan warring rivals in Tanzania for peace talks

2015-01-21 18:04

Warring South Sudanese factions have gathered in Tanzania in the latest peace efforts to end over a year of civil war which has claimed the lives of tens of thousands of people.

Tanzania president vows Maasai to stay

2014-11-24 17:11

Tanzania's president has vowed never to evict the Maasai people from their traditional lands.

Tanzania opposition agree united front for elections

2014-10-27 14:58

Tanzania's main opposition parties have signed a pack to mount a united challenge to the ruling party in presidential and general elections next year, they say in a statement.

Warring South Sudan rivals meet in Tanzania

2014-10-20 14:34

Warring South Sudanese factions are meeting Monday in Tanzania in the latest bid to end a 10-month civil war in which thousands have been killed, a presidential aide said.

Tanzanian anti-poaching drive to continue

2013-11-07 20:48

Tanzania will continue a controversial anti-poaching operation, President Jakaya Kikwete says, overturning a suspension following reports of rampant human rights abuses.

Leaders meet to broker end of DRC war

2013-09-05 13:15

Presidents from Africa's Great Lakes region have gathered in Uganda for a fresh bid to broker a deal to end fighting in resource-rich eastern DRC.

Few African leaders at Mugabe's inauguration

2013-08-22 12:52

Few serving African leaders have attended Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's inauguration ceremony in Harare where thousands of his supporters filled the 60 000-seater venue.

UK teens recovering after acid attack

2013-08-10 08:37

Two British teenage girls are being treated for burns at a London hospital after acid was hurled in their faces in the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar.

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