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Tanzania’s Magufuli sworn in for second term after disputed vote
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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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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..
Tanzanian opposition leader attacked by unidentified peopleTanzania'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..
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,..
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.
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..
Tanzania's Magufuli plans to lift coronavirus restrictionsTanzania's President John Magufuli said on Sunday he plans to re-open universities and allow the resumption of sports and international flights if the decline in new coronavirus infections continues.
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 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.
President queries Tanzania coronavirus kits after goat testCoronavirus test kits used in Tanzania were dismissed as faulty by President John Magufuli on Sunday, because he said they had returned positive results on samples taken from a goat and a pawpaw.
Tanzania's president calls for debt forgiveness to help battle virusTanzania's President John Magufuli called on international creditors on Wednesday to cancel debts owed by African nations to enable them use the savings to battle the coronavirus.
Tanzania confirms its first coronavirus death, health minister saysTanzania confirmed its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, health minister Ummy Mwalimu said in a statement.
U.S. blacklists Zimbabwe officials over human rights abuseThe United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's state security minister and its ambassador to Tanzania, the U.S. Treasury Department said, accusing them of human rights abuses, including..
Tanzanian opposition lawmakers found guilty of making seditious statementsA court in Tanzania convicted nine opposition leaders and legislators on Tuesday of making seditious statements and imposed five-month jail terms or a fine, which could heighten activists' fears that..
Hunter-gatherers don't sit like us. That could hold health benefitsThe Hadza people of Tanzania live a lifestyle that has changed little over the past 10,000 years - and they are pictures of health.
Detained Tanzanian journalist freed after pleading guilty to financial crimesA prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested in July was released on Monday after pleading guilty of tax evasion and money laundering in a case critics had said was politically motivated.
At least 20 people killed in stampede at church service in TanzaniaAt least 20 people were killed and more than a dozen hurt in a stampede as worshippers rushed to be anointed during a church service in northern Tanzania, officials said on Sunday.
Tanzania says has not been officially notified about U.S. travel banTanzania said on Saturday it had not been officially notified by the United States about a travel ban after it was targeted alongside five other countries by President Donald Trump's expanded travel..
U.S. bans Tanzanian official who launched anti-gay crackdownThe United States said on Friday it banned from visiting the country a Tanzanian official who announced a crackdown on homosexuality in Dar es Salaam in 2018.
Tanzanian home affairs minister fired over $453 million contractTanzanian President John Magufuli fired his home affairs minister Kangi Lugola on Thursday, accusing him of mismanaging a 408 million euro ($453 million) fire department contract.
Trump administration plans to add Nigeria and six other nations to travel ban list: reportsThe Trump administration is planning to add seven countries - Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list, U.S. media reports said on Tuesday.
Tanzania charges rights activist with economic crimesA Tanzanian human rights activist was charged on Tuesday with economic crimes amid growing concerns from rights groups and foreign governments over a crackdown on dissent in the East African nation.
Tanzanian police arrest activist whose employers thought had been abductedTanzanian police said on Friday they had arrested a human rights activist in the commercial capital of Dar es Salaam hours after the rights group that employs him said he was snatched off the street by..
Tanzania protests after plane seized in Canada over land compensation disputeTanzania summoned Canada's envoy to protest after an aircraft set to be delivered to state-owned Air Tanzania was impounded in a land compensation dispute, the East African country's government said on..
Court postpones hearing for eighth time for Tanzanian journalistA Tanzanian court on Wednesday postponed the hearing for the eighth time of a prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested in July in a case his lawyers and rights group say is politically motivated.
Tanzania says gunmen kill six in ambush near Mozambique borderUnknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania's southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said on Wednesday, amid growing concerns over Islamist militants in a poor region where..
Lawyer for imprisoned Tanzanian journalist seeks plea bargainThe lawyer for a prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested more than two months ago told a court on Friday he is pursuing a plea bargain, in a case that has attracted international attention to what..
Tanzanian president backs official who beat students with a stickTanzanian president John Magufuli on Friday backed an official who sparked outrage and violated the country's rules by beating more than a dozen students with a stick, and Magufuli urged parents and..
Nearly 600 Burundian refugees head home as mass repatriation startsNearly 600 refugees left Tanzania to return to their homes in neighboring Burundi on Thursday, the United Nations said - the first batch in a mass repatriation that some migrants fear could force them..
Mass repatriation of Burundi refugees in Tanzania to start on Thursday - officialBurundi said on Tuesday that a first group of its refugees in Tanzania would return home on Thursday, as a mass repatriation planned by the two governments begins, a Burundian official told Reuters.
Lawyer for Tanzanian journalist appeals to president for pardonThe lawyer for a prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested more than two months ago called on Tuesday on President John Magufuli to pardon him as a court postponed a hearing into his case for a sixth..
First Burundi refugees in Tanzania to return home as mass repatriation starts: officialBurundi agreed on Tuesday that a first group of its refugees in Tanzania would return home on Thursday, as a mass repatriation planned by the two governments begins, a Burundian official told Reuters.
Canadian tourist killed in paragliding accident in Tanzania's Mount KilimanjaroA Canadian man has died in a paragliding accident in Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, a popular tourist hotspot in East Africa, a Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) official said on Sunday.
Tanzanian leader suggests amnesty for financial crimesTanzania's president said on Sunday people held on charges of tax evasion, money laundering and other financial crimes should be freed if they confess and return the cash.
Tanzanian leader sacks spy chief ahead of pollsTanzanian president John Magufuli has sacked the head of the country's intelligence service, the presidency said on Thursday, a move seen as indicating a shake-up of the intelligence network ahead of..
Tanzanian court adjourns case of prominent jailed journalist for fourth timeA Tanzanian court on Thursday adjourned the case of a prominent investigative journalist for the fourth time since he was arraigned more than a month ago, in a case that rights groups and Western..
Tanzania seizes ivory tusks equivalent to 117 elephants killedTanzania has seized ivory tusks equivalent to killing at least 117 elephants, its tourism minister said, part of its drive to stamp out organized criminal networks involved in years of industrial-scale..
Tanzania lawmakers protest against expulsion from parliament of critic of presidentOpposition lawmakers in Tanzania on Tuesday boycotted the swearing in of a ruling party lawmaker who replaced a fierce critic of the president following his expulsion from parliament.
Tanzanian lawyers urge speedy trial, medical help for prominent jailed journalistLawyers for a prominent Tanzanian investigative journalist called on Friday for urgent medical attention for their client after a court adjourned his case for the third time since he was arraigned..
Amid safety fears, Burundi to repatriate 200,000 refugees from TanzaniaBurundi said on Tuesday it would start repatriating 200,000 of its refugees from neighboring Tanzania in October, sparking fears of forced returns among those who have crossed the border to escape..