Tanzania lays to rest dozens killed in fuel tanker blast

2019-08-11 22:24

Tanzania laid to rest most of the 71 people who died while trying to collect leaking petrol from an overturned fuel tanker that exploded.

Tanzania fuel tanker blast: Death toll stands at 60

2019-08-10 15:43

At least 62 people died and about 70 others injured in Tanzania on Saturday when a crashed tanker exploded while a crowd was trying to siphon off fuel, the police said.

17-year-old pilot back in SA following dad's deadly Tanzania plane crash

2019-08-06 08:59

Megan Werner, 17, pilot and founder of the U Dream Global project, is back in South Africa following the death of her father, Des, 49, in a plane crash in Tanzania.

Missing or murdered: the grim fate of Tanzania dissidents

2019-07-28 07:05

Some turn up dead or injured. Others are never heard of again: A wave of kidnappings in Tanzania that appears to target critics of the government has set the nation on edge.

Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter

2019-07-13 09:47

Press freedom groups have demanded answers from the Tanzanian government following contradicting statements by the country's foreign minister about the fate of a journalist who vanished two years ago.

Elephant, rhino populations finally on the rise in Tanzania after rampant poaching

2019-07-11 08:21

Rhinos, elephants benefiting from anti-poaching crackdown on organised criminal networks.

Silence is golden for a Tanzanian mine

2019-06-19 06:09

In Tanzania, reporters trying to investigate violence, environmental damage and other wrongdoing connected to a gold mine in the north of the country are trapped between the silence of a mining giant and the lies of a repressive government.

First black African woman to summit Mount Everest heads home

2019-05-27 08:10

The first black woman from Africa to summit Mount Everest returns to South African soil.

Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million

2019-04-04 11:25

Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue.

Tanzania suspends leading newspaper over currency report

2019-02-28 14:06

Tanzania has suspended a leading newspaper and its website for a week accusing it of falsely reporting currency exchange rates.


Tanzania mourns 64 killed in fuel tanker blast

2019-08-11 11:52

Tanzania is in mourning, preparing to bury the dead after 64 people perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol.

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 57

2019-08-10 12:34

Fifty-seven people have died in Tanzania when a fuel tanker exploded after overturning on a road west of the capital Dar Es Salaam, police said.

WATCH: Two killed as SA plane crashes in Tanzania

2019-08-04 10:22

Two project directors were killed when a light aircraft registered in South Africa crashed in Tanzania on Saturday, the company said on Sunday.

Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses

2019-07-17 17:47

A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland.

'Set your ovaries free:' Tanzania leader seeks population growth

2019-07-11 08:24

President Magufuli, citing India and China, said having a big population helps build the country's economy.

Soweto mom summits Kilimanjaro to help young burn victims

2019-07-11 05:12

A Soweto mother has made good on her promise to summit Mount Kilimanjaro to help young burn victims.

Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags

2019-05-31 20:00

A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean.

Soweto mom to tackle Kilimanjaro for SA children with burns

2019-04-25 07:48

A mother from Soweto will be honouring her two boys when she embarks on the Avela Foundation's attempt to summit Kilimanjaro in June.

WATCH: Tanzanian woman's ball juggling wizardry goes viral

2019-03-10 12:43

Hadhara Mjeje's ball juggling wizardry has sparked a viral video that also caught the attention of US President Donald Trump.

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' trafficker gets 15 years in Tanzanian sentence

2019-02-20 06:10

A Tanzanian judge has sentenced a Chinese trafficker who was labelled the 'Ivory Queen' to 15 years in jail after she was convicted of smuggling about 700 elephant tusks.

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