Tanzania's opposition head arrested

2018-11-24 10:08

The head of Tanzania's main opposition party has been arrested in Dar es Salaam, after twice failing to appear in court to face charges of illegal protest, a party official says.

Tanzanian opposition figure recovering in Kenyan hospital

2017-09-09 14:56

Tanzanian politician Tundu Lissu, an outspoken government critic who was shot and wounded this week in an attack that shocked the country, is recovering in a Kenyan hospital, his party has said.

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.

Tensions high in Zanzibar as vote annulled

2015-10-28 21:40

The electoral commission of the semi-autonomous archipelago says the elections must be held again after alleged violations.

Tanzanian opposition says volunteers arrested

2015-10-26 16:16

Tanzania's opposition Chadema party says police have detained 40 of its volunteers after a combined presidential and parliamentary election at the weekend.

Tanzania votes in tight election race

2015-10-25 07:12

Tanzania is voting in presidential and general elections, in what is expected to be the tightest race in the history of east Africa’s populous country.

Tanzanian opposition pick ex-PM for president race

2015-08-04 20:48

Tanzania's four main opposition parties have chosen ex-prime minister Edward Lowassa as a joint presidential candidate.


'Magufuli's govt played a role in gun attack of critic', Tanzania opposition claims

2017-09-13 10:40

Tanzania's main opposition party has claimed that the government of President John Magufuli played a role in the gun attack last week that wounded an outspoken politician and shocked the country.

Police arrest Tanzanian opposition leader Lowassa

2016-08-30 14:46

Tanzanian opposition Chadema party leader, Edward Lowassa has reportedly been arrested after police said he disobeyed a government order, reports say.

Tanzania opposition rejects election result

2015-10-29 18:38

Tanzania's main opposition candidate has rejected official results handing victory to the ruling party.

Tension in Tanzania poll count as ministers lose seats

2015-10-27 22:03

Tanzania's ruling party presidential candidate has taken an early lead as election officials counted votes in a close race for a second day.

Tanzania counts votes as opposition warns of fraud

2015-10-26 10:59

Votes are being counted in what is expected to be Tanzania’s tightest election race ever, with the governing party facing the first major challenge to its dominance in decades.

Tanzania opposition leaders step down

2015-08-06 20:02

Two senior leaders of Tanzania's new opposition coalition have resigned over the nomination of a former ruling party official as presidential candidate.

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