Africa

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

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.