Coronavirus pandemic

WHO says Madagascar's herbal tonic against COVID-19 not a cure

Tanzania, Guinea-Bissau excited about herbal remedy purported to cure coronavirus.

Coronavirus pandemic

Tanzania president questions coronavirus kits after animal test

President Magufuli says tests were found to be faulty after goat, sheep and pawpaw samples test positive for COVID-19.

Tanzania president questions coronavirus kits after animal test

Africa

Tanzania opposition MPs to boycott Parliament after 3 MPs die

Main opposition Chadema party wants Parliament suspended and all legislators, staff and their families tested.

Tanzania opposition MPs to boycott Parliament after 3 MPs die

Coronavirus pandemic

Healthcare workers across Africa share their coronavirus stories

Doctors and nurses from across the continent recount experiences of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic on the front lines.

Healthcare workers across Africa share their coronavirus stories

AJ IMPACT

Tanzania wants debts cancelled as OIC urges support for Africa

Tanzania's president calls on international creditors to cancel debts owed by African nations.

Tanzania wants debts cancelled as OIC urges support for Africa

Coronavirus pandemic

'We feel abandoned': HIV positive Tanzanians brace for COVID-19

High-risk and vulnerable members of Tanzania's population call for greater assistance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

'We feel abandoned': HIV positive Tanzanians brace for COVID-19

Tanzania

Tanzanian reporter freed after pleading guilty to economic crimes

Kabendera pleads guilty to counts of money laundering and failure to pay taxes.

Tanzanian reporter freed after pleading guilty to economic crimes

Tanzania

Church service stampede kills at least 20 in Tanzania's Moshi

Accident occured when worshippers rushed to be anointed by 'blessed oil' poured on the ground by popular preacher.

Church service stampede kills at least 20 in Tanzania's Moshi

United States

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban

Nigeria says will take steps to address concerns raised by US, which has added six countries to a travel ban.

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban

Travel ban

Trump expands travel ban to six additional countries

Rights groups slam expanded ban, which includes restrictions for Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania.

Trump expands travel ban to six additional countries

Interactive

Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

For Ethiopia, a new dam holds the promise of much-needed electricity; for Egypt, the fear of a devastating water crisis.

Could mega-dams kill the mighty River Nile?

Wild Animals

Fausta, 'world's oldest rhino', dies aged 57 in Tanzania

Black female rhino died of 'natural causes' in a sanctuary after living most of her life in wild.

Fausta, 'world's oldest rhino', dies aged 57 in Tanzania

Tanzania

Alarm as Tanzania blocks cases from African rights court

Activists raise alarm as Dodoma bars individuals and NGOs from filing cases against it at the African rights court.

Alarm as Tanzania blocks cases from African rights court

Africa

US, UK call Tanzania elections 'irregular, lacking credibility'

The long-ruling CCM party ran almost entirely unopposed in local government polls held on November 24.

US, UK call Tanzania elections 'irregular, lacking credibility'

Tanzania

Landslide win for Tanzania ruling party in boycotted local polls

President Magufuli's ruling CCM party sweeps polls boycotted by opposition parties amid alleged gov't interference.

Landslide win for Tanzania ruling party in boycotted local polls