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Tanzania’s opposition leader returns after 5 years in exileJanuary 25, 2023 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzanian opposition leader Tundu Lissu has arrived home after five years in exile, three weeks after the country’s president lifted a ban on opposition rallies.
He arrived at the main Julius Nyerere International Airport on Wednesday afternoon and was received by opposition party officials and greeted by supporters who lined the road outside the airport.
11 face death over conservationist’s murder in TanzaniaDecember 2, 2022 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A high court in Tanzania on Friday sentenced 11 people to death for the murder of a conservationist in the East African country more than five years ago.
Anti-poaching activist Wayne Lotter, a South African national, was shot dead in August 2017 while riding in a taxi in Tanzania's commercial capital of Dar es Salaam.
Tanzania: Plane crashes into Lake Victoria; 19 deadNovember 6, 2022 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A plane crashed Sunday morning into Lake Victoria as it approached an airport in Tanzania, killing 19 people on board, the country's prime minister said. A senior policeman said it was raining when the aircraft plunged into the water.
Tanzania’s commercial capital imposes water restrictionsOctober 28, 2022 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — One of Africa’s largest and fastest growing cities has imposed water restrictions as officials blame dry weather and dropping river levels.
Some of the more than 6 million residents of Tanzania’s commercial capital, Dar es Salaam, say thousands of homes have had no water for weeks.
Tanzania says 5 dead in gun battle near French EmbassyAugust 25, 2021 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's president on Wednesday said five people are dead, including three police officers, after a gun battle with an armed man near the French Embassy in Dar es Salaam.
Tanzania receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccinesJuly 26, 2021 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzania on Saturday received its first batch of 1 million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines donated by the U.S. government.
Tanzania had been among the few countries in Africa yet to receive vaccines or start inoculating its population, mainly because its former leader had claimed prayer had defeated COVID-19 in the country.
5 die in stampede to view body of Tanzania’s MagufuliMarch 22, 2021 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Five people, including four children, died in a suspected stampede during a public viewing of the body of former Tanzanian President John Magufuli over the weekend, as regional leaders joined Tanzanians to pay their last respects to the controversial leader...
Samia Suluhu Hassan becomes Tanzania’s first woman presidentMarch 19, 2021 GMT
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — Samia Suluhu Hassan made history Friday when she was sworn in as Tanzania’s first female president after the death of her controversial predecessor, John Magufuli, who denied that COVID-19 is a problem in the East African country...
Tanzania’s populist President John Magufuli has died at 61March 17, 2021 GMT
NAKURU, Kenya (AP) — President John Magufuli of Tanzania, a prominent COVID-19 skeptic in Africa whose populist rule often cast his East African country in a harsh international spotlight, has died...
Ex-Mississippi mayor moves to Africa, starts businessesJanuary 31, 2021 GMT
MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — The former mayor of a small Mississippi town says he has moved to Africa to run a tourism business, and he is encouraging other Black people to also consider moving to the continent...
Tanzanian opposition: Colleagues face terror-related chargesNovember 2, 2020 GMT
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzanian opposition leaders said Monday that police arrested key colleagues and charged them with “terrorism-related offenses” and sealed off areas where a peaceful protest was to begin over The Supreme Court is allowing a bigger award of money to victims of the 1998 bombings by al-Qaida of the U...
High court allows bigger award in 1998 embassy bombings caseMay 18, 2020 GMT
The Supreme Court is allowing a bigger award of money to victims of the 1998 bombings by al-Qaida of the U...
Tanzanian police say 62 killed when siphoned tanker explodesAugust 10, 2019 GMT
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (AP) — A damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania as people were trying to siphon fuel out of it Saturday, killing at least 62 in one of the worst incidents of its kind in the East African country...