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Jonathan bags African peace and security award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was on Friday, honoured as the African Peace and Security Leader of the Year 2020.

Ex-Zambia President Kenneth Kaunda receives Mahatma Gandhi memento

Zambia’s First Republican President, Kenneth Kaunda, has received a memento from Gandhi Smriti, a museum where India’s icon Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated.

Tanzanians begin casting votes in tense election

Voting in Tanzania’s presidential election began on Wednesday, with an opposition leader who survived being shot 16 times facing off against an incumbent who claims prayer can prevent COVID-19.

10 pupils killed, 7 injured in school fire – official

At least 10 pupils have been killed and seven others injured after a fire burnt a dormitory to ashes at a primary school in Tanzania’s northwest region of Kagera, an official said on Monday.

COVID-19: Diaspora commission repatriates 60 Nigerians in Tanzanian

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, NIDCOM, has secured the release of 60 out of 73 Nigerians in various prisons in Tanzania.

Demographic Dividend: President begs women to bear more children, says ‘set your ovaries free’

John Magufuli, Tanzania's President has called on women to ‘set their ovaries free’ and bear more children so that the country can enjoy demographic dividends.

Nigeria’s Emmanuel Amuneke appointed Tanzania coach

Ex-Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has being appointed head coach of Tanzania national team. The Nigerian will now be in charge of the Taifa Stars and...

Financial Sector Deepening Fund: AfDB approves $10m equity investment

The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved 10 million dollars equity investment in financial sector deepening fund to strengthen the capital base...

Tanzania’s opposition accuse police of killing student

Tanzania's main opposition party Saturday accused police of shooting dead a female university student and seriously injuring at least four other people while trying...

Churches that criticize the President will be de-registered – Tanzania

Tanzania has threatened to revoke the registration of religious organisations that “mix religion and politics” after a cleric criticised President John Magufuli’s leadership in...

Burundi talks get under way in absence of opposition

A new round of talks aimed at ending Burundi's lengthy political crisis began Tuesday in Arusha, Tanzania, though the negotiations were marked by the...

Zanzibar arrests 20 for ‘homosexuality’: police

"They are implicated in homosexuality. We arrested them and are busy interrogating them. The police cannot turn a blind eye to this practice," said...

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