'Game changer' helium gas field found in Tanzania

2016-06-28 19:40

A newly discovered helium gas field in Tanzania has been hailed as a "game changer" by scientists who say it could satisfy world demand for almost seven years.

An island refuge for Tanzania's albino people

2016-06-20 13:40

It's an hour after dawn on Ukerewe island in Lake Victoria and Alphonce Yakobo, face and hands withered by the scorching sun that has tortured his pigment-free skin for all of his 57 years, is vigorously sweeping the leaves outside his house.

Tanzanian opposition slams move by govt to ban political rallies

2016-06-09 14:10

Opposition parties and rights activists in Tanzania have criticised the move by police to ban political rallies "indefinitely", saying the development is a violation of freedom of speech.

Free sanitary towels could help keep girls in school

2016-06-01 17:33

In the world’s poorer countries girls who are menstruating usually can’t afford sanitary towels. Instead, they’ll use old rags.

Tanzanian president fires drunk minister

2016-05-22 07:21

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has fired his interior minister for turning up in parliament allegedly the worse for wear for drink, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa says.

What do you tip pizza delivery guy atop Mt Kilimanjaro?

2016-05-12 10:44

The culinary wonder that is pizza has ascended to unprecedented heights, namely Mt Kilimanjaro.

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.


Africa summit tackles violence against albinos

2016-06-20 21:33

A "Miss and Mister Albino" contest, heavy sentences for ritual murder and concrete graves to ward off tomb raiders, have all been discussed at a UN summit on albinism in Tanzania.

Teachers can do a great deal to help children with albinism thrive

2016-06-17 19:35

Schools in Africa have a role to play in making albino-school-going children feel accepted. Teachers can be trained in inclusive education to assist students who need special attention, writes Simon Ngalombe.

Elephants in Tanzania could be wiped out soon

2016-06-01 18:13

Elephants in Tanzania's sprawling Selous Game Reserve could be wiped out within six years if poaching continues at current levels, a report warns.

12 dead as Tanzania boat sinks in Lake Malawi

2016-05-23 13:27

Twelve people have died after a Tanzanian boat that was sailing from Mbamba Bay in Tanzania to Nkhata Bay in Malawi, sunk in Lake Malawi.

Tanzania to build $3bn fertiliser plant

2016-05-20 17:42

Tanzania plans to build a $3bn fertiliser plant in partnership with a consortium of investors in the south of the country.

Tanzanian opposition MPs slam parliamentary broadcast ban

2016-05-06 12:16

Opposition members of Tanzania's parliament have lashed out against a ban on live coverage of sessions within the hallowed halls of the debate chamber, a report says.

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.

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