Tanzania's Magufuli to seek re-election in October vote
Tanzanian President John Magufuli said Wednesday he would seek re-election in October, after a first term marked by accusations of narrowing freedoms and growing authoritarianism.
Tanzania first African country to restart league amid virus
Tanzania this weekend became the first African country to resume a national league suspended during March...
BBA Winner Idris Sultan Arrested For 'Bullying' Tanzanian President
Tanzanian actor and comedian, Idris Sultan who won the Big Brother Africa show in 2014, has been arrested for allegedly bullying the President of Tanzania, John Magufuli. A recent video clip showed him laughing at an old photograph of President Magufuli, wearing an over-sized suit. The photo has been making the rounds on Tanzania’s social…
Tanzania to reopen universities as virus silence persists
Tanzanian President John Magufuli said Thursday that universities and sports events would resume next month, after declaring that prayer had spared the country the worst of the coronavirus, even as critics say cases are soaring.
Goat And Paw Paw Test Positive For Coronavirus In Tanzania
Tanzania's President John Magufuli has dismissed the coronavirus test kits after they had returned positive results on samples taken from a goat and a pawpaw. During an event in Chato in the north west of Tanzania, Magufuli said the kits had "technical errors". The president said he had instructed Tanzanian security forces to check the…
Show us evidence of Nigerian prisoners released in Tanzania — HURIWA
The Human Rights Writers’ Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has challenged the Federal Government to show 60 Nigerian prisoners freed from Tanzanian prisons, as claimed by the government.
God, not masks: Magufuli's Tanzania is an outlier on virus response
Tanzanian President John Magufuli has called on citizens to turn to God and to keep the economy turning, but as coronavirus cases creep up, calls are rising for the country to take stronger action.
Coronavirus arrives in Tanzania, as regional cases rise
Tanzania on Monday became the latest East Africa country to confirm its first case of coronavirus, as neighbouring countries shuttered borders and schools as fears of contagion rose.
Tanzania Moves To Compel Husbands To Give 40% Of Their Salaries To Their Wives
A Tanzanian politician Paul Christian Makonda is proposing a bill that would compel husbands to give 40 per cent of their salaries to their wives. Paul Makonda, who is the regional commissioner of Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam city, announced on Sunday, during the International Women’s Day celebrations in Kinondoni, Dar es Salaam, that he will request…