Tanzania receives finance to expand port

2014-09-14 16:30

Tanzania has signed a $565m deal with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania challenges Kenya as regional tourism hub

2014-08-28 17:30

Tanzania expects tourist numbers to double by 2017, says the state tourist board, challenging rival Kenya where Islamist attacks have scared away visitors.

Wildlife 'WikiLeaks' targets Africa poaching elite

2014-08-25 11:53

Poachers slaughtering Africa's wildlife with impunity are often shielded from police by connections, but a group of conservationists have turned to the anonymity of tip-offs to try to stem the killing.

Intelligentsia needed to help Africa - Mbeki

2014-08-01 09:29

Former president Thabo Mbeki has suggested that African intelligentsia be brought back into crucial processes, as was the case in the 1960s and 70s, to help with the continent's "pressing strategic" problems.

85 bags of body parts found in Tanzania

2014-07-22 21:20

Tanzanian police have arrested eight people after 85 bags stuffed with human body parts including limbs, fingers and skulls were found dumped in a landfill.

Residents fear oil discovery in Malawi

2014-06-27 09:53

No one knows for sure if Malawi has oil. But, as work gets underway, residents wonder whether the oil will be a blessing or a curse, which will destroy their life.

Tanzania to raise state spend to spur growth

2014-05-01 09:26

Tanzania says it plans to raise government spending by 7.7% in the fiscal year to $12bn, with a focus on expanding the agriculture and energy sectors.

Fastjet joins forces with Proflight Zambia

2014-04-03 12:58

Passengers are now able to travel to 15 destinations across Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania, following Pan African low cost airline fastjet's new alliance.

fastjet eyes daily Lusaka route

2014-02-18 14:36

Low cost pan-African airline fastjet says it is increasing capacity on its recently launched Dar es Salaam to Lusaka (Zambia) route in response to strong demand from its customers.

Tanzania nets 12 for 200kg heroin

2014-02-05 20:59

Tanzanian anti-narcotics police have arrested eight Iranians and four Pakistanis found with 200kg of heroin off the east African nation's coast.

Tanzania acquits 3 journalists for sedition

2014-01-29 21:05

A Tanzanian court has acquitted three journalists charged with publishing a seditious article against the East African country's government two years ago for lack of evidence.

Cape Town tops prestigious NY Times travel list for 2014

2014-01-10 23:16

One of the most anticipated travel lists has just been announced - and Cape Town is the top place to go in 2014.


Tanzania receives $565m to expand port

2014-09-12 19:49

Tanzania signed a $565m deal with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam.

UN: Children with albinism segregated in Tanzania

2014-08-26 07:58

The UN's human rights office says the Tanzanian government's system of rounding up children with albinism in education centres isn't adequately protecting them from widespread superstitious beliefs.

New Malawi president stakes claim to lake

2014-08-13 15:41

Malawian President Mutharika has affirmed his country's claim to Lake Malawi as a feud simmers with Tanzania over the vast territory where both sides are hoping to find oil.

Kerry quotes Mandela for Mideast truce

2014-07-28 20:40

US Secretary of State John Kerry evoked the memory of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela to press his push for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians.

Tanzanian restaurant blast injures 8

2014-07-08 12:40

Eight people have been wounded, one seriously, in a bomb blast in a restaurant in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha, police say.

fastjet launches third international route

2014-06-23 10:40

Africa’s low-cost airline, fastjet, will be expanding its international route network from August.

'30 elephants killed every day in Tanzania'

2014-05-09 14:40

Poachers are slaughtering Tanzania's elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just seven years, conservationists say.

Heavy Tanzanian floods kill 10

2014-04-12 22:30

At least 10 people, five of them children, have been killed by heavy floods in Tanzania’s economic capital, Dar es Salaam, officials say.

Tanzania jails ivory smuggler for 20 years

2014-03-19 21:04

A court in Tanzania has jailed a Chinese ivory smuggler for 20 years amid a crackdown to stem a surge in poaching.

Tanzania president - poaching threatens elephant

2014-02-14 06:00

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete says his country's elephant herds face extinction following a wildlife poaching boom.

Ocean Basket expanding to East Africa

2014-02-04 13:57

Ocean Basket, South Africa’s largest chain of seafood restaurants, has signed a deal to expand its restaurants to certain other African countries.

fastjet reports strong performance in December

2014-01-15 15:16

fastjet is set to launch its second international route at the beginning of February and says it has serviced a record number of passengers in December, the highest since it began operations.

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