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US seeks Africa’s support against North Korea’s nukes, terrorism

The U.S. has sought for the cooperation of the African region in pressuring North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, to give up his nuclear weapons.

EU warns violent attacks threaten Tanzania’s democracy

A recent spate of violent attacks in Tanzania threaten the country's democracy, the European Union has said.

Opposition politician hacked to death in Tanzania

An opposition politician was hacked to death at his home in central Tanzania on Thursday night, police said on Friday, as his party described the murder as a "political assassination."

Eight charged in murder of SA wildlife conservationist in Tanzania

A US-based wildlife conservation group says authorities in Tanzania have arrested and charged eight people for the murder of the group's co-founder Wayne Lotter, who was shot in Dar es Salaam last year.

Tanzania, Kenya move to resolve trade disputes

Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday directed their ministers to resolve disputes affecting trade between the two East African countries.

Tanzania civil society groups join bishops to decry dictatorial regime

Over a hundred Tanzanian civil society groups have added their voices to what they say are “unprecedented” violations of human and democratic rights under the President John Magufuli-led government.

Tanzania’s opposition accuse police of killing student

Tanzania’s main opposition party Saturday accused police of shooting dead a female university student and seriously injuring at least four other people while trying to disperse a peaceful demonstration in the country’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania withdraws from UN refugee programme

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has announced his country will pull out of the UN’s “comprehensive refugee response framework”, which provides lasting solutions for refugees, including integration into host communities.

DR Congo govt confirms extradition of rebel colonel

The defence minister of Democratic Republic of Congo, Crispin Atama Thabe, confirmed on Friday that former army colonel John Tshibangu will be extradited from Tanzania to face charges of rebellion.

Tanzania increases fuel prices due to rising crude prices

Tanzania’s energy regulator on Wednesday increased the maximum price for petrol, diesel and kerosene.

Tanzania threatens to de-register churches that criticise President John Magufuli

Tanzania has threatened to revoke the registration of religious organisations that “mix religion and politics” after a cleric criticised President John Magufuli’s leadership in a Christmas sermon.

Tanzania urges UN to probe killings of peacekeepers in Congo

Tanzania's government is urging the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation into the killings of 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.

UN honours 14 peacekeepers killed in DR Congo

The UN mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday paid tribute to the Tanzanian peacekeepers killed on Dec. 7 in the worst attack on UN ‘blue helmets’ in recent history.

Tanzanian President John Magufuli pardons child rapists

Children's rights activists have condemned the pardon of two child rapists by the Tanzanian president.


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