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Tanzania's government has said that a call by a local official to create a surveillance squad to track down homosexuals "does not represent" official policy.
Tanzania says that a plan to hunt down and arrest suspected homosexuals in the country's economic capital was not official policy, distancing itself from a citywide crackdown slammed by rights groups.
Amnesty International said Thursday that plans by Tanzania's economic capital to hunt down and arrest suspected homosexuals were leading it down a "dangerous path".
President John Magufuli of Tanzania has accused the international oil and gas companies of seeking huge profits at the expense of the country’s development.
The Delta State Government, on Wednesday, described the contents of an article ‘The Asaba Disgrace, What a big disgrace’ written by Dr. Rueben Abati, former media aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, as absolute falsehood heavily supported with unconfirmed reports.
Suspected jihadists killed five people using knives and machetes in an area of Mozambique that has been rocked by a spate of attacks blamed on radical Islamists, police said Thursday.
Suspected jihadists hacked seven people to death with machetes and torched dozens of homes early on Tuesday in northern Mozambique, a region that has suffered a recent spate of similar attacks, police said.
A recent spate of violent attacks in Tanzania threaten the country's democracy, the European Union has said.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli will not seek to extend presidential terms in the country, his party said Saturday, moving to quash calls from his own party to prolong his rule.
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.
A woman could face jail in Tanzania after a video of her kissing another woman and presenting her with a ring went viral.
The Tanzanian government has banned a Swahili tabloid, Tanzania Daima, for 90 days for allegedly publishing false information.
Tanzanian police said Wednesday they had arrested 12 men, including two South Africans and a Ugandan, for presumed homosexuality as part of an ongoing crackdown against gays.
Nigeria women U-20 team, Falconets‘ Head Coach, Christopher Danjuma, believes the experience in his team will give them the advantage against Tanzania in their first leg First Round Clash of 2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers.
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House of Representatives Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Monday said the Buhari/Osinbajo ticket of the All Progressives Congress remained the best option for the 2019 elections.
The US Treasury placed a Russian-born South African man on its sanctions blacklist on Monday for allegedly helping North Korea avoid an international embargo on its energy purchases.
Mr Asishana Okauru, the Director-General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum(NGF), says Gov. Abiola Ajimobi has built a modern state through massive infrastructural development.
The prosecution on Monday opened its case before a Federal High Court Lagos in the criminal trial of immediate past Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, charged with N6.9 billion fraud.
The NYSC Coordinator in the state, Mrs Ikupolati Tosin, said during the oath-taking that the NYSC members were made up of 878 females and 837 males.
A Nigerian internet service provider said on Tuesday that a configuration error it made during a network upgrade caused a disruption of key Google services, routing traffic to China and Russia.
African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.
Tanzania head coach, Emmanuel Amuneke, will be desperate to see his side secure a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations when they take on their hosts, Lesotho in a Group L encouter at the Setsoto Stadium, Maseru, today (Sunday).
The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to stop further deployment of police commissioners to the state in order not to raise unnecessary tension.
A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday dismissed applications for case transfer filed by Sen. Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking transfer of a criminal charge against them to the Ibadan Division of the court.