Seaweed farmers in hot water as Zanzibar struggles

2016-05-01 16:11

Seaweed farmed on the Tanzanian archipelago is one of Zanzibar's key exports - used for food, cosmetics and medicines in Asia, Europe and North America - but now the vital industry is struggling with warmer waters killing the crops.

Diplomatic row as Tanzania dumps 74 freed Ethiopian convicts at Kenyan border

2016-04-21 12:56

A diplomatic row between Kenya and Tanzania may be brewing after Tanzania released 74 Ethiopians who had just finished their jail sentences in the country and dropped them at the Kenyan border in Taveta.

Zanzibar's ruling party wins presidential re-run

2016-03-21 22:50

Zanzibar's election commission says Tanzania's ruling party has won the presidential vote re-run in the semi-autonomous archipelago.

South Sudan joins regional East Africa bloc

2016-03-02 19:15

War-torn South Sudan has been admitted into the regional East African Community which works to encourage trade and simplify customs duties between members.

East Africa set to launch regional e-passports

2016-02-17 02:30

The East African Community is set to launch the long awaited regional e-passport in March, an official says.

Tanzanians charged with British wildlife pilot murder

2016-02-11 22:04

Nine Tanzanians have been charged in connection with the murder of a British conservationist whose helicopter was shot down while he chased suspected poachers.

Tanzania arrests more suspects in UK pilot death

2016-02-08 22:10

Police in Tanzania say they are holding a total of nine suspects over the killing of a British helicopter pilot who was on an anti-poaching mission.

Tanzanian student attacked in India

2016-02-05 19:31

Indian authorities have suspended two policemen and made four more arrests over a mob attack on a Tanzanian student in Bangalore, in a case that has caused widespread outrage.

British wildlife pilot killed in Tanzania, SA colleague hurt

2016-01-31 16:23

Tanzanian police have arrested three men after a British pilot was killed and his South African colleague injured when gunmen opened fire on their helicopter as they tracked suspected elephant poachers.

Nyerere's leadership was legendary, says Mugabe

2016-01-28 12:51

Zimbabwean strongman, President Robert Mugabe has reportedly urged Africans to honour the legacy of the founding fathers, describing former Tanzanian president Julius Nyerere's leadership as "legendary".


Tanzania marks 52nd Union Day amid political tension

2016-04-26 13:43

A time of retrospection and celebration has been marred by political tension in Tanzania, with opposition parties airing their grievances against the country's ruling party.

Tanzanian president calls for reduced reliance on foreign aid

2016-03-30 14:11

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has called on citizens of the east African country to lessen their dependence on donations made by foreign entities, according to a report.

Malawi police chief issues shoot-to-kill order against albino killers

2016-03-03 14:13

Following persistent abductions and murders of albino nationals living in Malawi, the country's police chief has issued a shoot-to-kill order in the hopes of curbing the scourge facing the southeast African nation.

What will it take to rouse Africa's sleeping giant?

2016-02-25 08:07

Tanzania faces many obstacles to realising its economic potential and all eyes are on president John Magufuli and his brazen approach to getting the country on track.

Tanzania kicks 5 500 'illegal' foreign teachers out of country

2016-02-15 12:11

More than 5 500 foreign teachers have been expelled from Tanzania following a government decision to kick illegal immigrants out of the country, a report says.

Tanzania president backs new Zanzibar polls

2016-02-09 18:37

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has backed an election re-run for Zanzibar despite an opposition boycott and international fears that a fresh poll could trigger violence.

Burundi militias 'hunting' refugees in Tanzania

2016-02-05 20:54

Burundian refugees say their government is sending militias to Tanzanian camps to kidnap and kill opposition supporters.

5 Tanzanians arrested after British pilot killed

2016-02-02 09:30

Tanzanian president John Magufuli has condemned the killing of a British conservationist after his helicopter was shot down while he chased suspected poachers, saying five people have been arrested.

Opposition to boycott Zanzibar election rerun

2016-01-28 20:26

Zanzibar's main opposition party says it would not take part in a planned rerun of last year's elections in Tanzania's semi-autonomous islands which were scrapped after alleged irregularities.

Zanzibar to hold new presidential vote in March

2016-01-22 18:05

Zanzibar's election commission says new presidential polls for Tanzania's semi-autonomous islands will be held on March 20.

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