Tanzania

Elephant, rhino populations on the rise in Tanzania: Gov't

Rhinos, elephants benefiting from anti-poaching crackdown on organised criminal networks, Tanzania's presidency says.

Elephant, rhino populations on the rise in Tanzania: Gov't

Tanzania

'Set your ovaries free:' Tanzania leader seeks population growth

President Magufuli, citing India and China, said having a big population helps build the country's economy.

'Set your ovaries free:' Tanzania leader seeks population growth

Witness

Renga for the West: The US Through the Eyes of Congolese Refugees

Experience day jobs, road trips and high school pep-rallies in the US through the eyes of Montana's newest residents.

Weather

Tropical Cyclone Kenneth smashes into the Comoros Islands

The powerful storm is rapidly strengthening as it approaches northern Mozambique and southern Tanzania.

Tropical Cyclone Kenneth smashes into the Comoros Islands

Africa

Tanzania kicks off football revival

Football in Tanzania had dropped off the radar in Africa for decades, but an upturn in fortunes has seen them hit new heights at both club and international level.

Environment

Chinese 'Ivory Queen' sentenced to 15 years in prison

Yang Fenglan was found guilty of smuggling about 860 pieces of ivory over several years to Asia.

Tanzania court sentences Chinese 'Ivory Queen' to 15 years prison

Human Rights

Rights groups want to end Tanzania's school ban on young mothers

Tanzanian President John Magufuli banned teenage mothers from returning to public schools in a decree.

Asia Pacific

Tanzania's teenage mums: Government bans mothers from school

Banned from school, Tanzania forces pregnant girls to choose between an education and their unborn child.

Africa

Tanzania President Magufuli comes under attack over censorship

Even as Tanzania sees a turnaround in many areas, critics express concern over President John Magufuli's tactics.

Asia Pacific

Tanzania's Ol Doinyo Lengai shows early sign of eruption

Ol Doinyo Lengai is the only known active volcano with a type of lava that can move faster than a person.

Asia Pacific

Survivors of Tanzania ferry disaster demand answers

Months after an overcrowded ferry capsized in Tanzania survivors demand the results of the investigation be made public.

AJ IMPACT

Tanzanian government to buy cashew crops to end price dispute

The president has sacked some politicians for failing to deal with the nut price crisis between farmers and middlemen.

European Union

EU 'deeply concerned' over rights situation in Tanzania

The European Union's ambassador to Tanzania was forced to leave the country after facing government pressure, bloc says.

EU 'deeply concerned' over rights situation in Tanzania

Africa

Press freedom advocates released after detention in Tanzania

Committee to Protect Journalists staffers were on a reporting mission when they were detained in Dar-es-Salaam.

Press freedom advocates released after detention in Tanzania

History

'We may never know how many Africans died during WWI'

In WWI, British Empire soldiers fought a four-year guerrilla campaign against a small German force in East Africa.

Untold history: The WWI battles that levelled East Africa