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New wild animals to be introduced in Tanzania’s sanctuary

Tanzania has approved 25 new wild animals to be introduced to the south-western Tanzania's Kitulo National Park, a senior official said on Wednesday. Japhet Hasunga,Tanzania's...
rabies

Tanzania launches free vaccination campaign against rabies

Tanzania has launched an anti-rabies vaccination campaign in the northern region of Kilimanjaro, authorities said on Tuesday. Martin Ruheta, Director of Veterinary Services in the...
Tourists

Tanzania to achieve 2 million tourist target by 2020

Tanzania is on course to achieve the 2-million-tourist target by 2020, a senior official said on Monday. Devota Mdachi, managing director of Tanzania Tourist Board...
Photo taken on April 11, 2016 shows giraffes in Serengeti National Park in northern Tanzania. (Xinhua/Li Sibo) (zw)

Buffalo census begins in northern Tanzania’s Serengeti ecosystem

An exercise to establish the number of buffalos within the Serengeti ecosystem is currently underway, according to the Arusha-based Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute (TAWIRI). TAWIRI...
armyworms

Tanzania to give farmers new seeds to fight fall armyworms

Tanzania's agricultural research institute has started producing improved maize seeds which are resistant to fall armyworm, an agricultural official said on Sunday. Godfrey Camel, Tanzania's...
Gm Crops

WFP calls on Tanzanian farmers to expand variety of crops

Tanzania needs to diversify its agricultural crops portfolio and train smallholder farmers on modern, resilient farming methods for it to beat malnutrition and attain...
John Magufuli

Tanzanite gemstone discoverer to be handsomely rewarded

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday pledged to issue 100 million Tanzanian shillings (about 44,000 U.S. dollars) to reward Jumanne Ngoma who discovered tanzanite...
Immigrants

40 illegal immigrants nabbed in Tanzania

Tanzania Immigration Services Department (TISD) said it has arrested 40 illegal migrants from six African countries. Paul Eranga, Mwanza Region Immigration Officer, said Wednesday that...
Coffee

SW Tanzania intend to re-introduce coffee farming

Authorities in southwestern Tanzania's region of Rukwa is planning to re-introduce coffee farming in a move to create sustainable income for farmers who are...
cholera

Tanzania records 33,421 cases of cholera since August 2015 – WHO

A total of 33,421 cases of cholera were reported across all 26 regions of Tanzania from August 15, 2015 to January 7 this year,...
fishing

Tanzania intensifies war against illegal fishing in Lake Tanganyika

Authorities in western Tanzania's region of Kigoma on Thursday announced to have intensified operations to stop illegal fishing in Lake Tanganyika, the world's second...
accident

Seven killed in western Tanzania’s road accident

Seven people died and 12 others were seriously injured after an upcountry bus collided head-on with a minibus in western Tanzania's region of Kigoma,...
AFP/File / Tiziana Fabi Australian police charge a woman with fraud after she allegedly spent US$3.4 million that her bank mistakenly gave her, with much of the money reportedly lavished on handbags

Tanzania to revive sisal processing plants

Tanzania is set to revive 10 sisal processing plants in five estates located in north-eastern Tanzania's region of Tanga, according to Tanzania's National Social...
Seeds

Tanzania to waive levies, taxes on locally produced seeds to boost agriculture

Tanzania is set to waive some of the levies and taxes imposed on locally produced seeds in the east African nation in a move...

Authorities in SW Tanzania in drive to introduce cashew farming

Authorities in southwestern Tanzania's region of Mbeya intend to introduce cashew nuts farming in a new drive to spur the economy of the east...
Cross section of African Judges at the Third Judicial Dialogue at Arusha, Tanzania

Justice Wambali Calls for Better Justice System

Mr. Justice Ferdinand L. K. Wambali, Principal Judge of the Judiciary of Tanzania has lamented that many people on the continent feel that African...
African Court Judges at the Third Judicial Dialogue at Arusha, Tanzania

Judge Gives Commendations to African Court

Participants at the Third African Judicial Dialogue has commended the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights for the promotion of justice on the...
Cross section of participants at the Third African Judicial Dialogue

Governments Urged to Improve Justice Administration

The African Continental Court has rolled-out mechanism aimed at improving judicial efficiency, Justice Sylvain Ore, President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’...
Cross section of participants at the Third African Judicial Dialogue

African Court Reminds Judicial Community to Uphold Justice

The Third African Judicial Dialogue opened in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania on Thursday with a reminder to the judicial community in Africa, that...
New East Africa Railway

East African business council calls for level playing field

The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday called upon East African Community (EAC) partner states to improve business environment for investors in a...
robber

Police shot five suspected gangsters in Tanzania

At least five robbery suspects were killed Saturday in an exchange of gunfire with police in northwestern Tanzania's region of Shinyanga, local authorities said...
fishing

Tanzanian president ups war against illegal fishing in Lake Victoria

Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Tuesday intensified the fight against illegal fishing in Lake Victoria, which is shared by three East African countries: Tanzania,...
John Magufuli

Tanzanian president calls for “human face” in house demolitions

Tanzanian president John Magufuli on Monday suspended the planned demolition of over 2,000 houses belonging to people who allegedly invaded plots set aside for...
Cattle

Tanzania launches crackdown on cattle from neighboring countries

Tanzania on Tuesday launched a 15-day nationwide crackdown on cattle from neighboring countries entering the east African nation's pastures. Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Luhaga...
Female Farmers

Northern Tanzanian farmers make fortune with vanilla

Farmers in northern Tanzania's region of Kilimanjaro are now venturing into growing vanilla fruits as their key source of income and a tool towards...
rice

Tanzania’s Zanzibar to reduce rice importation

Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago will soon reduce importation of rice following increasing production of the commodity in recent years, a senior official said on...
black-family-tourists

Tanzania builds modern hospital for tourists visiting Serengeti

Cases of tourists falling sick during their trips to Tanzania are rare though it happens and realizing that, a large modern hospital to offer...
deforestation

Authorities in SW Tanzania launch anti-deforestation campaign

Authorities in south-western Tanzania have launched a campaign to scale up environmental conservation and promotion of alternative sources of energy, aiming at reducing the...
albino

Tanzanian police arrest two for kidnapping child with albinism

Tanzanian police on Thursday arrested a Tanzanian citizen and a Kenyan national for abducting a five-year old child with albinism. Hamis Issah, Kilimanjaro Regional Police...

Tanzania rates hotels in northern tourism circuit

The Tanzanian government has graded 230 hotel facilities in the country's northern tourism circuit, a senior official announced Thursday. Gaudence Milanzi, permanent secretary in the...