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Tanzania elections: Opposition candidate released from custody
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Tanzanians vote in elections marred by accusations of fraud
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Tanzania election: President Magufuli hoping to secure 2nd term
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Tanzania election: Government accused of political repression
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Tanzania: Presidential election campaign under way in Zanzibar
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Climber seeks final thrill before climate change melts away Kilimanjaro glaciers
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Tanzania elections: Main opposition parties demand fresh voteOpposition calls for mass protests after denouncing last week's presidential election as fraudulent.
Tanzania elections: President Magufuli in landslide win amid fraud claimsJohn Magufuli is re-elected by a landslide - but the opposition has dismissed the results.
Tanzania's president poised to be declared election winnerTanzania’s president is poised to be declared the winner of Wednesday’s election, while the ruling party appears to have secured the two-thirds majority in parliament required to change the..
Tanzania elections: Opposition leader Tundu Lissu 'won't accept poll results'Presidential candidate Tundu Lissu says the election was "marred by irregularities at all stages".
Tanzanians Vote Amid Allegations of Violence, FraudMillions of Tanzanians are voting in elections that will decide if President John Magufuli, known as the "Bulldozer" for targeting corruption and critics, will get another five-year term. Ahead of the..
Polls open in Tanzania's general electionVoting begins amid nationwide reports of social media restrictions, plus violence in Zanzibar.
Tanzania election: Zanzibar presidential candidate 'arrested trying to vote'Maalim Seif Sharif's party says he was detained at a polling station but police have not commented.
Tanzania elections: Why pop stars are hailing President MagufuliHugely popular "bongo flava" musicians are kept on a tight leash when it comes to politics.
Tanzania's Tundu Lissu: Surviving an assassination attempt to run for presidentTanzania's Tundu Lissu, who was shot in 2017, hopes to unseat President John Magufuli.
Tanzania President John Magufuli: The man who 'banned' coronavirusPresident John Magufuli’s idiosyncratic handling of Covid-19 has put Tanzania in the global spotlight.
Mount Kilimanjaro fire: Firefighters struggle to contain Tanzania blazeFirefighters in Tanzania are struggling to tackle a number of fires on Africa's highest mountain.
500 volunteers fighting fire on Africa's tallest mountainNAIROBI, KENYA: Tanzanian authorities say 500 volunteers have been trying to put out a fire on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's tallest peak. The flames can be seen from miles away. A Tanzania...
Kilimanjaro: Fire breaks out on Africa's tallest mountainIn Tanzania, efforts to put out the blaze on Kilimanjaro are hampered by strong winds.
Tanzania’s opposition leader on reggae, resistance and his own resurrectionIn the rare moments when Tundu Lissu takes a break from running his presidential campaign – the vote is just a month away – he plays Bob Marley in his study and starts to dance. When he talks about..
Democrats divided over 1998 embassy bombing settlementA proposed settlement for the victims of the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania has divided Democratic members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, but lawmakers are still..
Coronavirus cases pass one million mark in AfricaSouth Africa accounts for more than half of all cases, while Tanzania's lack of data is a "concern".
Miner who discovered the largest tanzanite gems ever has now found a third - and it's worth millionsA Tanzanian miner, who became a millionaire off of his first findings in June 2020, discovered a third rare Tanzanite gem.
Tanzanite: Tanzanian miner earns millions after second rare findSaniniu Laizer sells a Tanzanite stone for $2 million (£1.5m), months after a similar find.
Americans in Africa: Why we left America to live in AfricaBrian, Rukiya and Marcus don't know each other but all three have decided to leave their home in the US and move to Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda respectively. While some African Americans recently..
'My Tanzanian family is split over coronavirus'Sammy Awami writes that his relatives are divided over the Tanzanian leader's policy on Covid-19.
Tanzania presidential hopeful Tundu Lissu returns home after attempt on lifeTundu Lissu, attacked in the capital in 2017, wants to run for office after treatment in Belgium.
Compensation for Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With SudanA settlement to compensate victims of the 1998 attacks in Kenya and Tanzania would award more money to American embassy employees than the Africans.
Tanzania’s ruling party nominates president to run againDODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania’s ruling party on Saturday nominated President John Magufuli to run for a second five-year term, while opposition parties and human rights groups demand an..
Small-scale miner finds largest tanzanite gems in Tanzania's history, becomes millionaireTanzanian miner Saniniu Laizer unearthed the largest tanzanite gem in the country's history. The government bought it for more than $3 million.
Artisanal miner in Tanzania finds large rare gemstones worth $3.3 millionDAR ES SALAAM - A Tanzanian subsistence miner hit the jackpot on Wednesday after the government handed him a cheque for 7.74 billion Tanzanian shillings ($3.35 million) for the two largest tanzanite..
Tanzanite: Tanzanian miner becomes overnight millionaireSaniniu Laizer sold two Tanzanite stones, with a combined weight of 15kg, for $3.4m.
Tanzania's Magufuli - taking on coronavirus and imperialismWill Tanzania's President John Magufuli controversial statements help or hinder his re-election campaign?
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Tanzanian president Magufuli seeks re-electionDAR ES SALAAM, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Wednesday collected a nomination form for the presidential candidacy seeking re-election to the country's top office. Bashiru..
Tanzanian president Magufuli dissolves parliament before vote, touts development recordTanzanian President John Magufuli dissolved parliament on Tuesday ahead of elections in October, touting his government’s record in expanding infrastructure such as roads, electricity generation and..
Diamond Platnumz and Africa's most popular YouTube starsThe Tanzanian is the first sub-Saharan artist to reach a billion YouTube views - how do Africa's other stars compare?
Covid-19: PM Modi holds telephonic conversation with leaders of Tanzania and Lao PDR
Coronavirus in Tanzania: Has Covid-19 disappeared?Several doctors in the country say Covid-19 is spreading fast despite the government's claims to the contrary.
Tanzania’s main opposition leader attacked months ahead of electionTanzania's main opposition leader Freeman Mbowe was attacked by unidentified people as he entered his home early on Tuesday, his party said, the latest misfortune to befall the opposition ahead of a..
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Tanzanian opposition leader assaulted by unidentified peopleTanzania's main opposition leader Freeman Mbowe was attacked by unidentified people as he entered his home late at night, his party said on Tuesday, the latest misfortune to befall the opposition ahead..
Coronavirus: John Magufuli declares Tanzania free of Covid-19President John Magufuli says prayers have helped eliminate the deadly virus from the country.
Tanzanian recycling plant starts making face shields from plastic bottlesA recycling plant in Tanzania's port city of Dar es Salaam has traded paper for plastic bottles and started making anti-coronavirus face shields that are being snatched up by hospitals and health..
Tanzanian court finds opposition leader guilty of sedition, sets him freeA Tanzanian court ruled on Friday that an opposition leader was guilty of sedition and incitement on accusations that he falsely said some 100 people were killed in clashes between herders and police..
U.S. reaches consensus with Sudan on 'contours' of future claims dealThe United States and Sudan have reached a common understanding on the "contours" of a future bilateral claims agreement linked to the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania,..
Tanzania: Tanzania Reopens Colleges, Sports Activities As COVID-19 Numbers DropDar es Salaam -University students will return to their respective colleges on June 1, 2020 as the number of Covid-19 cases drops in Tanzania, President John Magufuli announced on Thursday, 21 May..
Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga opposes transfer to U.N. tribunal: lawyersRwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga has the right to be presumed innocent and opposes being transferred from France to a U.N. tribunal based in Tanzania, his lawyers said in a statement.
Sudan 'must pay' US East African embassy attack victimsThe US Supreme Court rules in favour of damages over the 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
Sudan Must Pay Billions to Terrorism Victims, Supreme Court RulesIn a unanimous ruling, the court said a 2008 law allowing punitive damages applied retroactively to 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
U.S. Supreme Court heaps more damages on Sudan in embassy bombing casesThe U.S. Supreme Court dealt a legal setback to Sudan on Monday, ruling that the African nation cannot avoid punitive damages it was ordered to pay in lawsuits accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al..
Kenya closes borders to Tanzania and Somalia over coronavirusKenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday banned movement across the country's borders with Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta bans movement to Tanzania and Somalia over COVID-19Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday ordered a cessation of movement between the country and neighbouring Tanzania and Somalia to help curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Zambia reopens border with Tanzania to cargo after COVID-19 closureZambia reopened its Nakonde border with Tanzania on Friday for cargo after a five-day closure of the key transit point for copper and cobalt exports and fuel imports, but people were still not allowed..
Africa's largest group of human fossil footprints discovered in TanzaniaThousands of years ago, a group of 17 people took a walk through the mud in eastern Africa. Amazingly, their footprints are still there today.
TANZANIA PRESIDENT - Independently scrutinises THE COVID TESTTanzania President John Magufuli tests the WHO recommended COVID Testing device, and clearly ruffles some feathers. As testing began on the Tanzanian population, their President decided to test the..
Coronavirus: Tanzania hospitals overwhelmed - USPresident John Magufuli says the crisis is being exaggerated and has stopped publishing case numbers.
Africa disease centre rejects Tanzania's allegation that its coronavirus tests faultyThe head of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday rejected an assertion by Tanzania's president that coronavirus tests it supplied are faulty.