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Tanzania criticises film documenting attacks on albinos for witchcraft

BY ELLEN WULFHORST  The Tanzanian government has criticised a documentary about attacks on albinos that opens in the United States on Frida [...]

Burundi VP defects & slams his President for hanging on to power

  By Staff Reporter Burundi Second Vice-President Gervais Rufyikiri. Photographer: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Burundian Vice [...]

U.N. rights chief sounds alarm over reports of Burundi youth ‘militia’ violence

By Staff Reporter The U.N. human rights chief said on Tuesday he was alarmed by accounts from refugees fleeing Burundi about violence and th [...]

Tanzanian albinos terrified after attacks

By Staff Reporter  AFP / Tony Karumba Their limbs hacked off and babies and children abducted or killed, albinos in Tanzania live in fear o [...]

Africa set for an oil and gas boom

By Staff Reporter An oil tanker during the unloading of oil in the Libyan sea port of Zawiya on April 4, 2014An oil tanker during the unload [...]

Poachers kill 100,000 African elephants in 3 years, study says

By Staff Reporter Report by leading experts shows massive slaughters for ivory that could end in elephants‘ extinction Elephant poachi [...]

85 bags with body parts dumped at landfill in Dar es Salaam

By Staff Reporter The bags were dumped in a landfill site Eight people from a Tanzanian medical institute have been arrested after 85 bags c [...]

Arusha, Tanzania is latest East African terror attack target

By Staff Reporter Eight people have been injured in a bomb blast at a restaurant in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, officials have said. Polic [...]

Algeria explores oil and gas in Tanzania

By Staff Reporter OPEC member and gas exporter Algeria is in advanced talks for a first deal to start oil and gas exploration in Tanzania. T [...]

Dar es Salaam is Africa’s fastest growing city-AfDB

By Staff Reporter   Africa has 52 cities with populations of 1m or higher – the same number as for Europe.   This is just one of [...]

Zimbabwe mobile market Africa’s fastest growing

By Staff Reporter Zimbabwe’s mobile penetration rate increased to 80 per cent of households in 2013 from 26 per cent in 2008, a higher gro [...]

Tanzania’s played a pivotal role in defeating Aparthied

By Staff Reporter A section of the Dar es Salaam skyline. Many historic buildings – some of which have been demolished – hold a largely [...]

UK & Tanzania relations face test as British family plans to sue Kikwete

British couple to sue Tanzania over farm deal that ‘ended in death threats’ Fight at the international arbitration court comes a [...]

Tanzania President Says Capital Controls to Be Eased by 2015

By Staff Reporter Photographer: Paul Richardson/Bloomberg Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete speaks to Bloomberg News in an interview at St [...]

The Role of Livestock Data in Rural Africa: The Tanzanian Case Study #WorldBank

Tanzania WORLD BANK Infographic: Livestock Data in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Africa Many fa [...]

Flower Friday-#AfricanFlowers


A farewell, the glorious Masai Mara-diaries of a tourist

  Masai Mara was established in 1961 and is 1800 km squared in size. The Park forms the Northern border between Kenya and Tanzania. It was [...]

#Tanzania economy grew by astronomical 7% in 2013-IMF report

The recent visit by IMF team to Tanzania concluded that: The economy has continued to perform well, growing by 7 percent in the first half [...]

Why did #Tanzania boycott East #Africa single visa deal?

Tanzania is threatened by this pact.Threatens to set up rival pact with Burundi & DRC. NAIROBI Tanzania was not represented in a single [...]

Tanzania cops, the most corrupt in Africa?

  Source-www.corruptiontracker.or.tz Tanzania’s police have been ranked the most corrupt in the East African Community, according to a ne [...]

Conflicting news out of DRC as Ban ‘strongly condemns’ killing of UN peacekeeper in eastern DR Congo

Conflicting news out of DRC as Ban ‘strongly condemns’ killing of UN peacekeeper in eastern DR Congo. [...]

Conflicting news out of DRC as Ban ‘strongly condemns’ killing of UN peacekeeper in eastern DR Congo

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemns killing of UN backed forces yesterday following breakdown of peace talks in Uganda  by Staff Repor [...]
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