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Tanzania’s president swears in Majaliwa as PM

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Monday swore in Kassim Majaliwa as the east African nation's prime minister to serve for the second five year-term. Magufuli...
Two manchurian tiger cubs frolic at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

At least 50 people killed annually by wild animals in Tanzania: official

At least 50 people in Tanzania are killed by wild animals annually, a senior official with Tanzania's wildlife authorities said on Monday. Mabula Nyanda, a...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s Magufuli sworn in to serve second five-year term as president

Newly re-elected Tanzania's President John Magufuli of the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi was sworn in on Thursday to serve for the second five-year...

Tanzania arrests 42 people over attacks on police

Simon Sirro, Tanzanian Police Chief, said on Tuesday that 42 people were arrested after allegedly attacking police officers who were overseeing distribution of...

EAC to send observers to Tanzania ahead of poll

The East African Community (EAC) said on Friday it will dispatch election observer mission to Tanzania ahead of the nation's general elections slated for...

Tanzania to encourage establishment of private wildlife zoos

Tanzanian authorities on Friday announced measures aimed at encouraging people to establish private wildlife zoos, ranches and farms. Aloyce Nzuki, the...

Tanzania warns livestock keepers against grazing in national park

Tanzanian wildlife authorities on Thursday warned livestock keepers against grazing their animals in the Ruaha National Park, one of the largest protected areas...

Tanzania to create database for chimpanzees

A Tanzanian senior wildlife research scientist said on Wednesday the east African nation has started creating a database for chimpanzees. "The...

Kenya Airways resumes flights to Tanzania

Kenya Airways on Monday resumed flights to Tanzania after Dar es Salaam lifted suspension of all Kenyan airline operators. Allan Kilavuka, CEO...
Rescuers search for missing people in Bailong Lake of Guangyuan, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 5, 2016. A leisure boat carrying 18 people capsized on the Lake due to strong gales Saturday afternoon. One child died and 14 people remain missing. [Photo/Xinhua]

Tanzania’s ruling party presidential candidate pledges to end transport snags in Lake Tanganyika

Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) presidential candidate John Magufuli on Friday pledged to end transportation problems in Lake Tanganyika if he...
At Least Killed In Somalia Roadside Blast

10 pupils killed, 7 injured in school fire in Northwest Tanzania – official

At least 10 pupils have been killed and seven others injured after a fire burnt a dormitory to ashes at a primary school in...

Tanzania suspends radio station over breach of professional ethics

Tanzania's communications watchdog on Friday imposed a seven-day ban on a private radio station after it was found breaching broadcasting ethics. The...
Dead Bodies

Eight people found dead in forest in central Tanzania – police

Tanzanian police said on Thursday they had found eight dead bodies in a forest reserve in Tanzania's central region of Tabora. ...
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Tanzania’s ruling party presidential candidate pledges to turn lakeside city into trading hub

Tanzania's presidential candidate for the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), John Magufuli, on Monday pledged to turn the country's northwestern lakeside Mwanza city...
Wine Event

Tanzania plans to boost production of wines

The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday it was planning to boost production of wines in the east African nation. Japhet Hasunga,...
The report says elephants could face extinction if the current rate of poaching continues

Tanzania promotes 1,800 rangers to fight poaching

Tanzania's wildlife conservation watchdog on Tuesday promoted 1,800 rangers to various ranks to motivate them in the fight against poaching. Fredrick Ambwene,...

Tanzania faces shortage of seeds for key crops – minister

Tanzanian authorities said on Tuesday that the country is facing a shortage of over 110,000 tons of high quality seeds for key crops,...
Japans Exports

Kenya’s value of exports rises to US$480 million in July

Kenya's value of exports rose in July to hit 52 billion shillings (about 480 million U.S. dollars) compared with 443 million dollars in June,...
Farmers Use Drones

Tanzania’s unregistered drone operators risk six-month jail terms

The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) warned on Monday that operators of unregistered drones faced the risk of a six-month jail term or a...

Tanzania imposes heavy fines on leading internet provider for violations

Tanzania's communications regulator on Friday fined Raha Limited, one of the country's leading internet providers, 11.8 billion Tanzanian shillings (about 5 million U.S. dollars)...
kintampo accident

Five killed in road accident in northwestern Tanzania

At least five people have been killed after a saloon car collided head-on with a bus in Kishapu district in Tanzania's northwestern region...

Tanzania’s electoral body approves Magufuli for presidential race

Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Tuesday approved incumbent President John Magufuli to vie for the race to the country's highest office in the...
DAR ES SALAAM, Aug. 20, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 20, 2020 shows a newly-launched Swahili version book documenting history of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway titled "A Monument to China-Africa Friendship" in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. China and Tanzania on Thursday launched a Swahili version book documenting history of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway titled "A Monument to China-Africa Friendship." (Xinhua)

Tanzania’s aviation watchdog orders registration of drones

Tanzania's civil aviation watchdog on Monday directs all owners of drones in the country to register their devices by Aug. 28, saying failure to...
earth tremor

5.0-magnitude quake hits Liuli, Tanzania – USGS

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 jolted 15 km south of Liuli, Tanzania at 0703 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. ...
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Egyptian firm to build US$15 million electrical equipment factory in Tanzania

An Egyptian firm has pledged to build a 15-million-U.S. dollar electrical equipment factory in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam, a statement released by...

13 jailed over poaching in Tanzania

A Tanzanian court on Thursday sentenced 13 people after they were convicted of poaching in the country. The Serengeti District Magistrate Court...
Chinese ambassador to Tanzania Wang Ke (L) and Tanzanian Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu displays signed documents during a donation ceremony in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 8, 2020. The Chinese embassy in Tanzania on Wednesday donated the first batch of medical supplies to Tanzania to help enhance the capacity of the east African nation to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua)

Swahili version book on history of Tanzania-Zambia Railway launched in Tanzania

China and Tanzania on Thursday launched a Swahili version book documenting history of the Tanzania-Zambia Railway titled "A Monument to China-Africa Friendship." ...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania hands over SADC chair to Mozambique, commends bloc’s COVID-19 fight

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Monday handed over the chair of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Nyusi and...
Vice President Dr Bawumia

Government will retool the Ghana Armed Forces to modernise its operations-Veep

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has restated Government's resolve to expand the infrastructural facilities and retool the Ghana Armed Forces in the quest...

Tanzania sets schedule for collection of nomination forms ahead of general election

Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday announced schedule for collection of nomination forms ahead of the Oct. 28 general election. NEC said in a...