Tanzania

Tanzania: Another Firm Set to Buy 15,000 Tonnes of Cashew Nuts

By Edward Qorro in ArushaA LOCAL firm is finalizing a deal to purchase 15,000 tonnes of cashew nuts...

Tanzania: Teachers’ Off-Days Duty Kicks Off Dust

By Daily News Reporter in DodomaTANZANIA Teachers Union (TTU) in Chamwino District has lodged complaints to authorities over...

Tanzania: Mara Girls Flee Homes for Fear of FGM

By Anne RobiANNASTANZIA Bhoke (Not her real name) escaped from her home in Tarime District, Mara Region to...

Tanzania, Barrick Agree on Plan to Settle Acacia Dispute

By Beatrice MateruTanzanian authorities and Canadian miner Barrick Gold say they have worked out a plan to settle...

Tanzania: What PSSSF Boss’ Appointment Means

By Alex MalangaDar es Salaam — President John Magufuli's appointment of Mr Hosea Kashimba as new director general...

Tanzania: A Month Later, Govt Bans Sugar Importation Again

By Rose MirembeA month after lifting a ban on sugar importation, Tanzanian authorities have imposed yet another one,...

Tanzania: Routes for 10km Health Run Unveiled

By Brown MsyaniDar es Salaam — Organisers of the 10km Health Run have unveiled the routes of the...

Tanzania: Yanga Rally to Break Mbao Jinx

By Citizen ReporterMwanza — Young Africans coach Mwinyi Zahera showered praise on his players after they grabbed their...

Tanzania: Peruvian Drug Dealer Condemned to 20 Years in Jail

By Faustine KapamaHIGH Court's Economic, Corruption and Organised Crime Division has sentenced a Peruvian to 20 years in...

Tanzania: Minister, DPP Commend ‘Queen of Ivory’ Conviction

By Faustine KapamaTHE Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism and the Director for Public Prosecutions (DPP) have commended...

Tanzania: Ocean Road Guarantees Availability of Medicines to Cancer Patients

By Lydia ShekighendaMEDICINE availability at Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) has improved by 91 per cent in the...

Tanzania: Trade Barriers Said to Hurt Isles’ Economy

By Abdallah Msuya in ZanzibarBURNING issues related to industries and businesses are among matters being addressed at ongoing...

Tanzania: Majaliwa Orders Security Beef Up At Border Areas

PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa yesterday ordered security forces to intensify safety measures and patrols at border areas to...

Tanzania: How Tanzania Media Is Shying Away From Politics

By Louis KolumbiaDar es Salaam — Tanzanian media organisations shied away from reporting on politics, and instead diverted...

Tanzania: Police Hold Three Over Rape of Minors

By Godfrey KahangoMbeya — Three people - including a primary school teacher, 59, who is accused of sexually...

Tanzania: President Magufuli Appoints New IAE Director

PRESIDENT John Magufuli has appointed Dr Michael Ng'umbi as a new director for Institute of Adult Education (IAE)....

Tanzania: PM Suspends Council’s Treasurer for Swindling Public Fund

PRIME Minister Kassim Majaliwa has suspended the Kibondo District Council's treasurer, Mr Thomas Chongolo for allegedly embezzling public...

Tanzania: President Appoints New Psssf Boss

PRESIDENT John Magufuli has appointed Mr Hosea Kashimba Director General of Public Service Social Security Fund (PSSSF) effective...

Tanzania: 25 Giraffe Slaughtered in Loliondo, Says Probe Report

Dar es Salaam — Twenty-five giraffe were killed by poachers in Loliondo District in the past two years,...

Tanzania: Acacia Market Cap Climbs By Sh240bn On Share Price Rise

By Josephine ChristopherDar es Salaam — Acacia Mining's market capitalisation increased by Sh246.05 billion on Monday. That happened...

Tanzania’s Mwakinyo Drops in World Rankings

By Majuto OmaryDar es Salaam — Tanzania's highly-rated professional boxer, Hassan Mwakinyo, has dropped three places in the...

‘Ivory Queen’, Accomplices Handed 15-Year Prison Terms

Dar es Salaam -Chinese national Yang Feng Glan, alias Ivory Queen, was yesterday sentenced to 15 years in...

Tanzania: Government Directs Taxman to Clear DRC-Bound Cargo

By Gadiosa LamteyDar es Salaam — The government has directed the Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) to immediately clear...

Tanzania: Germany to Help Create More Jobs

By Zephania UbwaniArusha — The jobless people must smiling broadly following Germany's interest in encouraging more private sector...

Tanzania Seeking to Plug Edible Oil Shortage

By Njiraini MuchiraTanzania is seeking investors in the edible oil sector to tame its huge import bill, which...

Tanzania: Acacia Mining Posts U.S.$59 Million Profit for 2018

By Allan OlingoTanzania-based mining company Acacia returned to profitability in 2018, posting net earnings of $59 million after...

Tanzania: ‘Broke’ Wema Sepetu Can Now Act After Regulator Lifts Ban

By Chad KitunduTanzania Film Board (TFB) has lifted a ban slapped on Bongo movie actress Wema Sepetu imposed...

Tanzania: Finance Minister Emphasizes Importance of Avocado in Country’s Economy

By The Citizen ReporterMbeya — Finance and planning Minister Dr Philip Mpango reiterated that avocado plantation has great...

Tanzania – Crocodiles Kill 20 People in One Village in 10 Years

By Anthony KayandaKigoma — Bathing in Lwegele River, Uvinza, Kigoma is becoming increasingly unsafe as crocodile attacks are...

Tanzania: ‘Ivory Queen’ Found Guilty

By Hadija JumanneDar es Salaam — China national Ms Yang Feng Glan (66) popularly known as "Ivory Queen)...

Tanzania: Rombo Family Refuses to Burry Woman Killed in Mob Justice

By Janeth JosephRombo — The family of a woman, who was allegedly killed by an irate mob of...

Tanzania: Simba Face Lyon With One Eye On CAF Cup

By Majuto OmaryDar es Salaam — Baptism of fire awaits struggling African Lyon when they high-flying Simba at...

Tanzania Convicts Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Trafficker

By AFPA Tanzanian court on Tuesday convicted a Chinese woman dubbed the "Ivory Queen" for her role in...

Tanzanian Arrested for Alleged Cutting Off Village Leader’s Head in Anti-Poaching Wrangle

By Joseph LyimoBabati — An attempt to prevent poaching in the Tarangire National Park ended disastrously for a...

Tanzania: 15 ,000 People in Lake Zones Equipped On Substandard Goods

ABOUT 15 ,000 people including entrepreneurs in the Lake Zones have been reached by the Tanzania Bureau of...

Tanzania: Dar Court Convicts ‘Queen of Ivory’ and Two Others

By Faustine Kapama, DarThe Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam has convicted the Queen of Ivory,...

East Africa: Mendy Kenya-Somalia Ties

editorial The diplomatic dispute between Kenya and Somalia is bad news in a region that is struggling to...

Tanzania: Cecafa Now Fully Winged After FIFA Boost

THE World football governing body (FIFA) is the chief player in a campaign to rejuvenate football in East...

Tanzania: Police Reveal That Drug Dealers Use School Bags

By Queen Isack in MoshiAS police continue to fight illicit drugs in Kilimanjaro Region, drug dealers have come...

Tanzania: Ex-Senior State Official Bede Lyimo Dies in Dar

By Sauli GiliardTHE former Chief Executive Officer of the Better Regulation Section in the President's Office, Bede Lyimo,...