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 says no plans in place to accept COVID-19 vaccinesFebruary 2, 2021 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania’s health ministry says it has no plans in place to accept COVID-19 vaccines, just days after the president of the country of 60 million people expressed doubt about the vaccines without offering evidence...
Tanzania’s leader sworn in for 2nd term after troubled voteNovember 5, 2020 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania’s populist President John Magufuli took the oath of office for a second five-year term amid tight security Thursday after the opposition called for a fresh election, the disbandment of the electoral commission and an “endless peaceful demonstration” over the Oct...
Tanzania’s Magufuli accepts official results of reelectionNovember 1, 2020 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's populist President John Magufuli has accepted the official certification of his victory in the East African country's election last week...
Tanzania’s opposition seeks new election, ‘endless’ protestsOctober 31, 2020 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's two main opposition parties on Saturday called for a re-run of Wednesday's election after alleging widespread fraud, and they urged people into the streets for an “endless peaceful demonstration” starting on Monday.
Tanzania votes but ‘widespread irregularities’ are claimedOctober 28, 2020 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's presidential election saw “widespread irregularities," the leading opposition candidate alleged Wednesday amid a massive internet slowdown, while some observers said the once-peaceful country likely faces five more years of repressive rule...
Tanzania confirms 1st attack by Mozambique-based extremistsOctober 23, 2020 GMT
DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — For the first time, Tanzania’s government has acknowledged an attack inside the country by Islamic extremists based in neighboring Mozambique...