President Samia Suluhu Hassan had hinted at the reshuffle earlier this week, saying she wanted to expel people in the government she suspects of siding with rivals ahead of the 2025 elections.
While scientists warn that the three ice-capped mountains in Africa may soon be left without snow, the melting glaciers of Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro have borne wetlands and lakes in Kenya.
"By 2030, it is estimated that up to 118 million extremely poor people will be exposed to drought, floods, and extreme heat in Africa if adequate response measures are not put in place," says UN study.
Literature laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah says tribulations faced by migrants hadn't lessened since he moved to the UK in 1960s.
He is the second writer of colour from sub-Saharan Africa to win the biggest literary award.
Covid-19 has killed more than 4.6M people and infected over 222M globally. Here are the latest coronavirus-related developments for September 8:
Nine members of Chadema party were detained after police raided its offices in the northern lakeside town of Musoma to block a planned symposium by the youth wing on constitutional change, said the party.
UN says so far 5,300 displaced people registered in different districts of northern Cabo Delgado province, home to simmering insurgency linked to Daesh since 2017.
Mourners line streets of Dar es Salaam to bid farewell to pay respects to late president John Magufuli, who died suddenly this week after an illness shrouded in mystery.
Tanzania makes history as the country’s new hijab-wearing president takes the reigns and steps out of the shadow of John Magufuli’s Covid-19 denying presidency.
Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan says the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her Covid-19 sceptic predecessor, urging the east African country to look forward with hope and confidence.
Magufuli, a known Covid-19 skeptic, had been missing from public view for almost three weeks, fuelling rumours of his ill health, with opposition leaders claiming he had contracted the virus.
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