Journalists and media freedom activists in Lesotho are objecting to a government proposal to restrict social media, saying it amounts to stifling speech for everyone…View More Lesotho Follows Tanzania's Lead in Regulating Online Content Creators
Electoral commission says campaigns to kick off on August 26 and end October 27. Tanzania’s election commission has set October 28 as the date for…View More Tanzania presidential election to be held on October 28
Tanzania’s president calls on international creditors to cancel debts owed by African nations. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has called on international creditors to cancel debts…View More Tanzania wants debts cancelled as OIC urges support for Africa
The long-ruling CCM party ran almost entirely unopposed in local government polls held on November 24. The United States and the United Kingdom have expressed concern over…View More US, UK call Tanzania elections 'irregular, lacking credibility'
Rights groups say intimidation of political opponents has escalated sharply under President John Magufuli. Tanzania’s opposition party has said it plans to boycott local elections…View More Tanzania's opposition to boycott elections over 'cheating'
In new reports, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch also say censorship is mounting in Tanzania. Two international rights groups have accused the government of…View More Rights groups accuse Tanzania's Magufuli over rising repression
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania — At least 62 people were killed in Tanzania on Saturday when a crashed tanker exploded while a crowd was trying…View More More Than 60 Killed in Fuel Tank Explosion in Tanzania
Officials say at least 60 people were killed and 70 others wounded in the explosion in Morogoro. At least 60 people have been killed and…View More Scores killed in Tanzania fuel tanker explosion
Rhinos, elephants benefiting from anti-poaching crackdown on organised criminal networks, Tanzania’s presidency says. Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a…View More Elephant, rhino populations on the rise in Tanzania: Gov't
President Magufuli, citing India and China, said having a big population helps build the country’s economy. Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has urged women to “set…View More 'Set your ovaries free:' Tanzania leader seeks population growth
DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (Reuters) – Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organised criminal networks involved…View More Tanzania says elephant, rhino populations rebounding after anti-poaching crackdown
A row has broken out in Tanzania over the government’s decision to impose a tax on wigs and hair extensions. Many male and some female…View More Tanzania row over controversial wig tax
NAIROBI (AFP) – A Tanzanian man has been arrested for selling his six-year-old daughter to be killed so that her body parts could be used…View More Tanzanian arrested for selling daughter for body parts
A teacher in Tanzania has been sentenced to death for beating a pupil so badly that he died of his injuries. Judge Lameck Mlacha said…View More Tanzania teacher to hang for killing pupil