Refugees

Tanzania to send back all Burundian refugees from October

Tanzanian and Burundian officials announce deal but UNHCR says Burundi conditions are not conducive to promote returns.

Tanzania to send back all Burundian refugees from October

Africa

Tanzania mourns as scores killed in fuel tanker blast

Funerals take place for the victims of explosion that took place near the eastern town of Morogoro.

Tanzania mourns as scores killed in fuel tanker blast

Africa

Tanzania fuel tanker explosion: Police launch investigation

Dozens in hospital, many with severe burns, as medics appeal for blood donors.

Tanzania

Scores killed in Tanzania fuel tanker explosion

Officials say at least 60 people were killed and 70 others wounded in the explosion in Morogoro.

AJ Impact

Tanzania grants Chinese firms licences to build gold refineries

The move is part of a government effort to generate more revenue from Tanzania's mining industry.

Tanzania grants Chinese firms licences to build gold refineries

Tanzania

Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter

Minister says government does not have information on Azory Gwanda's fate, after earlier admission reporter was dead.

Media freedom groups seek answers over missing Tanzanian reporter

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.