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budget

Tanzanian opposition camp criticizes government budget for 2018

Tanzania's opposition coalition on Saturday criticized the government budget plan tabled in parliament on Thursday, saying it lacked financial discipline. Freeman Mbowe, leader of the...
fishing

Tanzania says working to bail out fishermen detained in Kenya

Tanzanian authorities said Thursday they are efforting to bail out 109 Tanzanian fishermen arrested in Kenya over the weekend in connection with illegal fishing. The...
Debt

Tanzania to spend US$4.5 billion on debt repayments

The government of Tanzania will spend 4.5 billion U.S. dollars on debt servicing during the financial year 2018/19, a senior official said on Monday. Philip...
video

Two Tanzanian MPs irked by government decision to allow logging in game reserve

Two Tanzanian lawmakers on Tuesday expressed disappointment over a government move to invite tenders for logging inside the country's Selous Game Reserve. Zitto Kabwe, member...
Natural gas

Tanzania to connect natural gas to 1,000 households

The government of Tanzania said on Sunday it has set aside 5 million U.S. dollars for connecting natural gas to over 1,000 households for...
Africa

Former African leaders urge current leaders to address challenges facing continent

Former African leaders meeting in Tanzania's business capital Dar es Salaam on Friday urged current leaders to address challenges facing their countries, including respect...

Telecoms bosses charged with fraud in Tanzania

Tanzanian prosecutors on Wednesday charged two chief executives of mobile phone companies and four other suspects with fraud as part of a crackdown against...
travel afcon

Tanzania Airport gets Equipped with Modern Ebola Screening Facility

State-of-the-art Ebola screening facility has been installed at Tanzania's leading airport following an outbreak of the disease in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo...
armywormsgross

Tanzanian MPs Propose The Establishment of Special Funds to Armyworms

Tanzanian Members of Parliament meeting in the capital Dodoma for the marathon budget session on Sunday urged the government to set aside a special...
SUGAR

Tanzania to import over 70,000 tonnes of sugar to fill shortfall

The government of Tanzania has ordered importation of 70,354.35 tonnes of sugar to fill the deficit facing the east African nation, a senior official...
inflation

Tanzania’s annual inflation rate drops to 3.8 pct in April

Tanzania's annual headline inflation rate in April 2018 dropped to 3.8 percent from 3.9 percent recorded in March, the east African nation's statistics watchdog...
Chinese language

2 Tanzanian students excel in Chinese Language proficiency competition

Two Tanzanian university students on Saturday emerged outstanding winners of the Chinese language proficiency competition held in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam. Mato Eglon,...
HIV-and-AIDS

Tanzania plans to roll out HIV self-testing

The government of Tanzania said on Saturday plans were afoot to initiate a program for HIV self-testing, where an individual will be able to...
Bloggers

Tanzanian court stops government from making new blogging laws

Tanzanian High Court on Friday issued an injunction order restraining the government from starting to regulate online content, which was to begin on May...
HIV-and-AIDS

US commits US$512 million to Tanzania’s HIV/AIDS fight

The United States Embassy in Tanzania announced on Friday a 512-million-U.S.-dollar commitment to fight HIV/AIDS in the East African nation. Acting U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania...
accident

Tanzania sees drop in road accidents

Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs Mwigulu Nchemba told parliament on Thursday that the number of accidents in the east African nation dropped by 35.7...
football

New drive launched in Tanzania to use football in war against albino killings

A charity organization serving people with albinism in Tanzania and Africa on Monday launched a new campaign aimed at using football matches to spread...
traffic

Tanzanian traffic police ordered to revoke driving licenses of reckless bus drivers

Tanzanian Minister for Home Affairs Mwigulu Nchemba on Monday ordered traffic police to revoke driving licenses of bus drivers found causing road accidents more...
Education

Tanzanian MPs urge government to overhaul deteriorating education sector

Tanzanian Members of Parliament on Monday urged the government to overhaul the deteriorating education sector to avoid the east African country from producing "a...
Ali Mohamed Shein

Tanzania’s Zanzibar assures local, foreign investors of its full support

Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein on Sunday assured local and foreign investors wishing to do business in the islands of its full support. "My government...
jail

Tanzanian police arrest 9 over aborted demonstrations

Tanzanian police on Thursday arrested nine people in connection with the aborted political demonstrations across the east African nation. Lazaro Mambosasa, the Dar es Salaam...
International Criminal Court (ICC)

Palamagamba Kabudi says Tanzania has no plans to leave International Criminal Court

The Tanzanian government said on Tuesday it has no plans to pull out of the Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC), explaining that challenges and...
Education

Tanzanian NGO urges more funding for education

Tanzania's leading education non-governmental organization (NGO) HakiElimu on Tuesday raised concerns over falling education standards in the east African nation and called for more...
Bloggers

Tanzanian government orders bloggers to enlist in two weeks

Tanzania's communications watchdog on Saturday issued a two-week deadline for all bloggers to register their platforms under tough new online content rules. The online content...
malaria

ALMA’s Statement at the Commonwealth Heads Meeting 2018

The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) welcomes today’s commitment by 53 Commonwealth leaders to halve malaria across the Commonwealth within the next five years. The...

Tanzania inaugurates World Bank Funded center to improve judiciary efficiency

The government of Tanzania on Monday inaugurated a World Bank-funded training and information resource center to improve the efficiency and transparency of the judiciary. Tanzania's...
Hippopotamus

Tanzania auctions 3.5 tons of hippo teeth

A Tanzanian firm on Monday bought 12,467 pieces of hippopotamus teeth weighing 3,580.29 kg at an auction conducted by Tanzania Wildlife Authority (TAWA), a...
arrested

Tanzanian police arrest Nigerian drug trafficker at airport

Tanzanian police have arrested a 26-year-old Nigerian national with 59 pellets of cocaine weighing 800 grams at the country's Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA)...
Armyworms

Tanzania find ways to combat armyworms

Tanzanian authorities said on Sunday they have supplied pesticides to southern highlands to control fall armyworms that were destroying crops at an alarming rate...
oil

Tanzania, Mozambique to exchange views on new oil, gas discoveries

Tanzanian and Mozambican leaders on Thursday agreed to exchange experiences on the two neighboring countries' recent discoveries of gas and oil. The agreement was reached...