Hundreds protest against elephant trade in Tanzania

2017-01-14 21:29

Around 500 people, half from the Chinese community, have protested in Dar es Salaam to call for the protection of elephants against poachers.

Co-founder of Tanzania whistleblowing website charged

2016-12-16 21:00

A founder of a whistleblowing website has been charged with three felonies after being arrested in Tanzania amid protests from human rights groups.

1 000 East African skulls, bones still held in Berlin - report

2016-11-23 10:36

More than 1 000 skulls and bones belonging to east Africans and brought to Germany for racial "scientific" research during the colonial era are still in storage in Berlin, says a report.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Tanzania, Lesotho

2016-11-11 20:00

Tanzanian first lady has been admitted at public hospital and a court in Zimbabwe has agreed to drop charges against the professional hunter involved in last year's high-profile killing of Cecil the Lion.

Switzerland pledges to help Tanzania recover illegal wealth

2016-11-08 18:23

Switzerland has signed a co-operation agreement with the Tanzanian government that would help the east African country recover money illegally kept in Swiss banks by Tanzanian nationals, a report says.

Tanzania’s social media policing increases the risks of government abuse

2016-11-01 06:01

The biggest cyber security concern for many Tanzanians is the risk of inadvertently becoming a perpetrator of politically-defined cybercrime, rather than becoming a victim, writes Charlotte Cross.

Rhino bred in captivity in UK give birth in wild

2016-10-09 19:09

British conservationists say two critically endangered eastern black rhino bred in captivity in England have given birth in the wild in Africa - a development likely to please Prince William.

How Kenyan and Tanzanian medicine producers deserve a shot in the arm

2016-09-28 22:00

Despite major improvement in access to HIV/Aids and TB treatment, most people living in Africa still lack access to reliable medicines. They continue to struggle with the worst health status in the world. Why is this happening? What can be done?

DRC-based militia seizes 10 truckers from Tanzania, Kenya

2016-09-15 20:08

Tanzania's government and a transport group say an armed group operating in eastern DRC has seized six Tanzanian and four Kenyan truck drivers and is seeking ransom.

Death toll in Tanzania earthquake rises to 17

2016-09-13 19:54

A Tanzanian official says the number of people killed following an earthquake in the Lake Victoria region over the weekend has risen to 17.


At least 12 dead after ferry capsizes in storm in Tanzania

2017-01-11 10:30

An official says at least 12 people are dead after a ferry capsized in a violent storm in Tanzania, and it is not clear how many people are missing.

Bringing to life the reality of living as a woman with HIV/Aids in rural Tanzania

2016-11-25 13:43

The stories of HIV positive women in Tanzania often go unheard outside the communities in which they live, writes Sophie Harman.

Tanzanian rats to sniff out trafficked pangolins

2016-11-20 19:43

Rats that will be trained to sniff out trafficked pangolin parts in shipments heading from Africa to Asia.

Tanzanian first lady admitted at public hospital, earns social media applause

2016-11-11 15:40

Tanzanian First lady Janeth Magufuli has been admitted at a public hospital in Dar es Salaam for an undisclosed illness.

Magufuli's visit should end the grandstanding between Tanzania and Kenya

2016-11-03 21:05

Magufuli’s visit to Kenya reaffirms Tanzania as a leading regional actor. But it is also clearly designed to reset bilateral relations with Kenya which have been at best lukewarm on his watch, writes Sekou Toure Otondi.

Kenya fights deadly stigma with albino beauty pageant

2016-10-22 18:02

In many parts of Africa albinos are stigmatised or hunted for their body parts, but for one night in Kenya those with the condition took to the catwalk to show off their unique beauty.

Tanzania's Magufuli pleases, alarms with dramatic decrees

2016-10-06 19:42

Just more than a year after Tanzania's new leader John Magufuli has been admired by fellow Africans for his anti-corruption stance, some have, however, begun questioning his leadership style.

Tanzanian lecturer charged with insulting president on WhatsApp

2016-09-24 14:17

A Tanzanian lecturer has been charged with insulting President John Magufuli in a Whatsapp message, a senior official says, bringing the number of people charged under a tough new cybercrimes law to 10.

Malaysia confirms Tanzania debris came from MH370

2016-09-15 17:26

A piece of aircraft wreckage found in June off Tanzania has been confirmed as coming from the doomed airliner MH370, Malaysia says.

WATCH: Tanzania earthquake survivor reflects on his way forward

2016-09-13 15:24

A man, who was affected by the recent earthquake that left 16 dead in Tanzania, says his house was reduced to rubble, leaving him and his family destitute.

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