Tanzania


Albinos 'hunted like animals' for body parts in Malawi

2015-03-03 08:55

Albinos are living in fear of being killed in Malawi, where their body parts are increasingly being sold for use in traditional rituals that promise to deliver wealth and power.

Tanzania: Albino baby found mutilated

2015-02-18 12:02

The mutilated body of an albino toddler has been found in Tanzania with his limbs hacked off, the latest such killing for body parts for witchcraft, the police say.

Tanzanian minister resigns over graft

2015-01-24 14:22

Tanzania's Energy and Minerals Minister Sospeter Muhongo has resigned amid a graft scandal that has rocked the gas-rich country.

Tanzania bans witchdoctors to stem albino murders

2015-01-14 13:22

Tanzania has banned witchdoctors to try and stem a surge in murders of albinos, whose body parts are sold for witchcraft, officials say.

UN demands Tanzania find abducted albino girl

2015-01-09 15:25

Tanzania must find an albino girl kidnapped last month, the country's top UN official says, expressing 'outrage" at a series of attacks on albinos, whose body parts are sold for witchcraft.

Maasai kill 6 lions after livestock attack

2015-01-02 18:27

Angry Maasai herders in Tanzania have killed six lions that had attacked livestock, in the latest clash between man and beast in the region.

Tanzanian housing minister sacked over scandal

2014-12-23 22:01

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has sacked his housing minister in connection with a corruption scandal that has prompted donors to cut aid to the country.

Tanzanian president sacks minister amid scandal

2014-12-23 12:30

Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete has fired a senior cabinet minister over a graft scandal in the energy sector.

Tanzania parliament votes to sack ministers over corruption

2014-11-30 14:48

Tanzanian MPs have called for the sacking of several top officials including two cabinet ministers implicated in multi-million dollar energy sector graft scandal, officials say.

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 calls for boycott of referendum

2015-02-27 19:31

Tanzania's main opposition party has called on voters to boycott a constitutional referendum after the party set up plans to block the charter.

Albino child kidnap sparks witch doctor ban call

2015-02-18 10:38

The abduction of an albino child in Tanzania has sparked calls for greater action to enforce a newly-imposed ban on witch doctors to stop the killing 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.

Tanzanian girls return after escaping genital mutilation

2015-01-12 13:02

Hundreds of Tanzanian schoolgirls have returned home after spending three months hiding in safe houses to escape genital mutilation, a report says.

Albino girl kidnap - Tanzania police arrest 15

2015-01-07 22:20

Tanzanian police have arrested 15 people following the kidnap of an albino girl in the north of the country, where albino body parts are sold for witchcraft.

4 held over Tanzania albino girl kidnapping

2014-12-31 20:21

Police in Tanzania say they have arrested four people over the kidnapping of an albino girl in the north of the country, where many are killed and their body parts sold as lucky charms.

Tanzania arrests suspected Kenyan ivory smuggler

2014-12-23 14:19

Tanzania has arrested a Kenyan businessman suspected of trafficking ivory and other big-game trophies, the police says.

Tanzanian attorney general resigns over graft

2014-12-17 11:40

Tanzania's attorney general has resigned, becoming the first political casualty in an energy corruption scandal in the east African country that has led Western donors to delay aid.

Four killed in anti-poaching helicopter crash

2014-11-29 22:38

A helicopter donated to the Tanzanian government to help with anti-poaching operations has crashed, killing all four people on board, police say.

Tanzania arabica coffee prices surge

2014-11-21 17:40

Average arabica coffee prices in Tanzania, Africa's No. 4 producer, have increased on tight supply, says the regulator Tanzania Coffee Board.

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