Tanzanian Muslims detained without trial protest

2017-03-29 19:04

Dozens of Tanzanian Muslims accused of terror offences have said they would boycott pre-trial trial hearings to protest spending four years in custody, their families barred from visiting.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Tanzania, Rwanda

2017-03-27 19:49

A popular Tanzanian rapper has been arrested over a song allegedly insulting President John Magufuli, and cash-strapped Zimbabwe is trying to stop banks importing high-denomination US dollar bills.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Angola, DRC

2017-03-24 12:30

Zimbabwe's opposition parties have labelled globetrotting President Robert Mugabe a "non-resident president", and floods in Angola have killed at least eleven people and left thousands homeless.

Tanzania offers 500 doctors to ease Kenya health crisis

2017-03-18 17:30

Tanzania has agreed to send 500 doctors to Kenya after a 100-day doctors' strike that paralysed health services in the neighbouring country.

Kenya becomes latest African nation to ban plastic bags

2017-03-15 19:47

Kenya's government is banning the manufacture and import of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.

Tanzanian poacher gets 12 years in prison

2017-03-03 18:27

A court in Tanzania has sentenced a notorious poacher nicknamed "The Devil Has No Mercy" to 12 years in prison.

5.7-magnitude quake strikes Lake Tanganyika region

2017-02-24 08:52

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake has hit near Africa's Lake Tanganyika early, the US Geological Survey says, with the epicentre in northern Zambia.

Burundi seeks arrest of opposition at Tanzania peace talks

2017-02-18 17:00

Burundi's government has asked Tanzania to arrest several leaders of the main opposition attending peace talks in Arusha in a bid to resolve a nearly two-year political crisis.

Tanzania stops 40 health centres from offering Aids services

2017-02-17 16:32

Tanzania's government has stopped 40 privately run health centers from providing Aids-related services, accusing them of catering to homosexuals in a country where gay sex is criminalised.

Sub-Saharan Africa lags in sustainable energy policies: report

2017-02-15 17:02

A new World Bank report says, Sub-Saharan Africa, where more than a half billion people live without electricity, trails the world in government policies that promote sustainable energy.


Critical Tanzanian rapper freed, advised to 'improve' lyrics

2017-03-27 21:00

Tanzania's government has ordered the release of a popular rapper, jailed over his song lyrics, insisting that President John Magufuli loves his music but advising him to include verses on tax fraud and drug use.

Tanzanian rapper held for 'insulting' President Magufuli in song

2017-03-27 06:05

A popular Tanzanian rapper says he has been arrested over a song allegedly insulting President John Magufuli, seen as increasingly authoritarian and unwilling to brook any dissent.

Tanzanian minister sacked after condemning TV intrusion

2017-03-23 14:52

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has sacked his information minister after he criticised an ally of the president who had stormed into a television station accompanied by armed men.

Tanzanian TV journalists suspended over fake Trump news

2017-03-15 22:05

A top Tanzanian television presenter has been suspended, along with eight fellow employees of the main state-run channel, for relaying fake news in which US President Donald Trump praised his Tanzanian counterpart.

The legacy of autocratic rule in Tanzania - from Nyerere to life under Magufuli

2017-03-15 17:59

Multiparty democracy came to Tanzania in 1995 but the autocratic rule under the country's first post-independence leader Julius Nyerere, seems to be echoed by current President John Magufuli, writes Rob Ahearne.

Top Africa stories: MTN, Mugabe, Gambia

2017-02-24 19:59

Mobile operator MTN has shut down its head office in Abuja after protesters against xenophobic attacks in SA tried to storm it, and all is set for President Mugabe's birthday bash.

Tanzania threatens to publish 'list of gay people'

2017-02-20 15:20

Tanzania has announced plans to publish a list of gay people allegedly selling sex online -- just days after shutting dozens of Aids clinics accused of promoting homosexuality.

Two killed, several missing in Tanzania mine collapse

2017-02-17 21:52

Two miners were killed and several others are believed missing after an illegal gold mine collapsed in northern Tanzania, says the mining ministry.

Burundi's government boycotts resumption of peace talks

2017-02-17 08:39

Burundi's government has announced it will not attend the latest effort at peace talks with the opposition in neighbouring Tanzania, eroding hopes for a negotiated settlement to the East African nation's often violent political crisis.

Tanzania opposition denounces 'smear' link to drugs

2017-02-10 06:00

Tanzania's main opposition party has hit back against allegations that its leader is involved in a drug trafficking ring, calling them "unfair" and a "smear campaign," tthe state media reports.

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