Tanzania News

A ferry capsized. ‘I knew it was my turn to die.’

When the ferry capsized September 20, it was nearing its destination: the small island of Ukara in Tanzania. The ferry — the main link between remote islands in Lake Victoria — was overcrowded, with more than 265 passengers and crew members on board.

Tanzania vows to arrest those 'protecting' gay interests

The African country's Interior Minister said foreigners involved in such campaigns would be "deported within no time ... they will not have even the time to unplug their mobile phones from the socket"


Collapse of illegal Tanzanian gold mine kills 19 people

The accident occurred on at Kahama district, Shinyanga region, near Acacia Mining's licensed Bulyanhulu gold mine.

East African trade bloc approves monetary union deal

The East African Community nations aim to harmonise monetary and fiscal policies.

Britain burnt ‘embarrassing’ papers to hide colonial crimes in 1950s,’60s

50-year-old documents were finally transferred from UK Foreign Office to National Archive show.

First women's bank in country gets Cabinet nod

PM likely to mention launch in his I-Day speech


Slice of Africa

With Afro music and heart thumping drum beats in the background,a circus act is ready to enthrall the audience in the Capital.

Envoy’s advice to SAIL chief on soft power goes unheeded

Follow-up: SAIL,NMDC scouting for mines in Tanzania,yet to deliver on training Tanzanian students

Into The Wild

The sight of a zebra laughing - with its eyes clenched shut and mouth wide open – will stop anybody in their tracks.

Set up court to fast-track piracy cases: Home department to HC

Burdened with an increasing number of pirates arrested off the Indian coast and brought to Mumbai,the Home Department has approached the Bombay High Court asking it to set up a dedicated court to expedite piracy cases.