Tanzania

Tanzania ferry capsize: Dozens killed as rescue effort suspended

At least 44 people killed in incident on Lake Victoria as number of passengers on-board the ferry remains unknown.

Tanzania ferry capsize: Dozens killed as rescue effort suspended

Tanzania

Tanzanian president advises against contraception

President tells couples it is 'important to reproduce', warning them against bad advice by outsiders.

Tanzania's John Magufuli advises against birth control

Africa

Mohamed Amin: The Kenyan who moved the world

The photographer and cameraman captured some of Africa's defining moments and helped inspire Live Aid.

Talk to Al Jazeera

'What white colonialists did can never be forgiven'

Primatologist Jane Goodall discusses a lifetime of studying the animal with the closest DNA to man.

Ramadan 2018

Meet the Chinese noodle-makers of Zanzibar

The story behind a popular Ramadan dish of fried vermicelli noodles and dark raisins in sweet coconut milk.

Meet the Chinese 'tambi' noodle-makers of Zanzibar

Africa

Tanzanian protest fails amid heavy police presence

Anti-government protests organised through social media against new cyber laws have been prevented in Tanzania.

Africa

Tanzania law for online content 'threatens free speech'

Bloggers, social media influencers and online platforms will now have to apply for a licence and pay a fee of $930 if they want to keep their sites up.

Tanzania

Syrian refugee: I want to stay in Zanzibar until death

There are just a few hundred Syrians in Tanzania and while some have managed to settle in, others struggle to find work.

Zanzibar's tiny Syrian refugee community seeks slice of paradise

Africa

African countries ban secondhand clothes imports

African countries are trying to support their domestic textile industries, but pressure from the US and a flood of cheap clothing from China are making it difficult.

Opinion

The Black Panther pilgrimage

You think the Black Panther film is about "blackness"? No, it is about rage.

Elsie Eyakuze

by Elsie Eyakuze

Elsie Eyakuze

Tanzania

Tanzania leader rules out extending presidential terms

President Magufuli will not seek to extend presidential terms from five years to seven, his party says.

Tanzania leader rules out extending presidential terms

Opinion

Why is Tanzania so quiet?

Amid turmoil in East Africa, Tanzania has kept it cool. So is Tanzanian President John Magufuli doing a good job?

Elsie Eyakuze

by Elsie Eyakuze

Elsie Eyakuze

Press Freedom

'Extreme and unfair': Tanzania bans fourth newspaper

Critics accuse President John Magufuli of undermining democracy after fourth critical newspaper is shut down since June.

Tanzania Daima ban adds to press freedom concerns

Tanzania

Tanzanian president earns $4,008 a month

President John Magufuli's salary is a third of what former president Jakaya Kikwete was reported to be earning.

Tanzanian president earns $4,008 a month

Africa

Tanzanian MP's condition 'improving' after gun attack

Opposition MP Tundu Lissu's condition is improving at a hospital in Kenya's Nairobi, his party says.

Tanzania's Tundu Lissu recovering after gun attack