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Anticorruption

Tanzania’s sacked minister among key suspects in mega deal

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Tanzania's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that sacked Home Affairs Minister Kangi Lugola was among 17 key suspects behind the signing of a controversial...
world bank

World Bank to release US$446 million loan to help Tanzania fight poverty

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The Tanzania Action Fund (TASAF), a state-run program that helps poor people to fight poverty, said on Monday the World Bank has agreed to...
imf

Tanzania and IMF to discuss new policy support instrument

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The government of Tanzania will meet a team of experts from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss a new policy support instrument (PSI),...
UNICEF

Tanzania and UNICEF agree to beef up investment in children’s health

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Tanzania and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Wednesday agreed to beef up investment aimed at improving the health of children. ...
fire

Fire destroys over 60 business structures in Tanzania

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A fire that broke out at dawn on Wednesday destroyed at least 65 business structures in Tanzania's northwest region of Mwanza on the shores...
prisoners

Tanzania to free over 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Thursday the government was in final touches of freeing and repatriating foreign prisoners, including 1,451 Ethiopians. ...
meat

Tanzania set to establish special butcheries for game meat

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The government of Tanzania is planning to establish butcheries specifically for game meat, an official told parliament on Wednesday. "Under the new...
election

Tanzania not to nullify last year’s civic polls results

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Tanzanian authorities said on Thursday they were not intending to nullify results of last year's civic polls as demanded by opposition parties. ...
Electricity

Over 130 rural gold processing plants in Tanzania connected to electricity

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Tanzanian Minister for Energy Medard Kalemani said on Sunday that 136 gold processing plants in rural areas across the country have been connected to...
Rain

Heavy rains to hit over 10 regions in Tanzania

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Tanzania's weather agency on Sunday issued its latest weather outlook warning of looming heavy rains in more than 10 regions, including the commercial capital...
CAF

Kenya to face Tanzania in Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifiers

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Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has paired Kenya against Tanzania in the first round of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations. The...
Person voting

Tanzania’s electoral body meets stakeholders ahead of 2020 general elections

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Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday convened a meeting with election stakeholders to discuss various issues ahead of the October 2020 general elections. ...
education

Tanzania gets US$90 million grant to support two education projects

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Tanzania on Wednesday received a 90 million U.S. dollar grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for funding two major education projects, the...
Tanzania map

Tanzania completes updating of voter registration in 25 regions ahead of 2020 polls

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Tanzania's electoral body said on Friday it has completed updating its biometric voter registrar (BVR) in 25 regions across the east African nation. ...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzania to deregister 3,436 cooperative societies over irregularities

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The government of Tanzania intends to deregister 3,436 cooperative societies across the country over irregularities, including lack of permanent addresses and lack of leadership,...
Fishing

Japan grants Tanzania US$1.8 million to support fisheries

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The government of Japan on Friday granted the government of Tanzania 200 million yen (about 1.8 million U.S. dollars) to support the revival of...
Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA)

Tanzania’s main opposition party renews national leaders

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Tanzania's main opposition party, Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA), elected its national leaders on Wednesday night and Freeman Mbowe was re-elected as chairman,...
mining

Tanzania urges mining firms to observe laws on environmental recovery after closure of businesses

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Tanzanian authorities on Monday urged mining companies to observe laws on environmental recovery after they shut down their operations in the country. ...
More than 30,000 Togolese sought asylum in Ghana and other neighboring countries following the 2005 election results. Photo: UNHCR/D. Kamphuis

Germany to fund UNHCR to support refugees in Tanzania

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Germany on Friday announced it would provide 22.5 million Euros (about 25 million U.S. dollars) to the UN refugee agency to support Burundian and...
court

Tanzania wins case at African Court

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The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights has ruled that Tanzania has not violated the rights of Jibu Amir alias Mussa and Said...
World Bank

World Bank urges Tanzania to accelerate efforts in poverty reduction

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The World Bank on Friday urged Tanzania to accelerate efforts aimed at reducing poverty in the east African country of 55 million people. ...
cashew

Over 52,000 tonnes of cashew nuts sold to buyers in Tanzania in current season

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Traders in Tanzania have bought at least 52,749 tonnes of cashew nuts in the current season that started on October 31, a senior official...
Education

Tanzania launches children’s book translated from Chinese into Kiswahili

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Tanzania on Friday launched a children's book translated from Chinese into Kiswahili paving the way for children to learn Chinese culture. The...
solar

Tanzania has potential to generate 1,000 MW electricity from solar energy

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Tanzanian authorities said on Friday the east African nation has potential to generate 1,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from solar energy. Medard...
Southern African Development Community (SADC)

SADC foreign, defense ministers meet in Tanzania to review security situation in DRC

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Ministers of foreign affairs and defense from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) on Wednesday began an extraordinary meeting in the Tanzanian commercial capital...
budget

Tanzania spends part of annual development budget on three flagship projects

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The government of Tanzania has until September spent 36 percent of its budget for the 2019/2020 financial year that started on July 1 on...
Stone Town, Tanzania - September 9, 2015: View on typical narrow Stone Town street with souvenir shops on Zanzibar island. Man is sitting on a small chair in front of his shop. Bikes and motors are parked on the street.Typical buildings with Arabic and Indian influance.

Tanzania on right track to attaining middle income status

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Tanzania is on the right track toward attaining a middle income status by 2025 following implementation of projects aimed at improving the welfare of...
AfDB

AfDB approves US$455 million loan to Tanzania for new airport in capital city

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a 455 million U.S. dollars loan to Tanzania for the construction of a new airport and ring...
aircrafts

Tanzania to buy new aircraft for national airline

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The Tanzania Government Flight Agency (TGFA) on Saturday signed a purchase contract for a 78-seater Bombardier Q400 for the east African nation's state-run Air...
Ebola

Tanzania provides Ebola preparedness updates to WHO

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has said Tanzania has provided an update on its Ebola preparedness efforts. The update shows that from...