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

Opinion

Freedom of expression in Tanzania is slowly being eroded

A seemingly innocuous new law on statistics is the latest measure designed to curb free speech in Tanzania.

Nanjala Nyabola

by Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Human Rights

Who are the 2018 UN Human Rights Prize winners?

Asma Jahangir, Rebeca Gyumi, Joenia Wapichana and Front Line Defenders honoured by the UN for promoting human rights.

UN names Human Rights Prize winners for 2018

Africa

Africa's youngest billionaire back home after abduction

Businessman says his abductors spoke a Southern Africa language, confirming suspicions that they were foreigners.

Tanzania: Abducted tycoon Mohammed Dewji returns home

Tanzania

Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

Three people have already been arrested for their role in the abduction of the richest man in Tanzania, police say.

Africa's youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewj kidnapped in Tanzania

Africa

Tanzania begins to bury dead as ferry disaster toll hits 224

The death toll included 126 women and 27 children with just 41 people surviving.

Tanzania begins to bury dead as ferry disaster toll hits 224

Tanzania

Survivor found alive in ferry air pocket in Tanzania

Victim saved on third day of search operation as death toll from the MV Nyerere ferry disaster passes 200.

Africa

Hopes fade for missing in Tanzania ferry disaster

Rescue efforts continue as death toll hits 136 after boat suspected of carrying too many people capsized.

Tanzania: Death toll increases in Lake Victoria ferry disaster