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.
Even as global cases climb to 100 million, Tanzania holds firm to the idea that the pandemic is nothing but an overblown scare.
The 1964 revolution was seen as the overthrow of Arab dominance by an exploited African majority. But the tragedy that unfolded failed to heal the deep divisions that lingered in post-revolution Zanzibar.
President John Magufuli and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi oversaw the signing of the contract at an event broadcast live on state television.
Equality Now files joint petition with local partner at African rights court against Tanzanian government after years of campaigning unsuccessfully for the ban to be lifted.
For over a decade, doctors have been testing whether the cheap, all-in-one combo pills could help prevent heart and cardiovascular disease and death.
Tanzania's two main opposition parties have called for a re-run of Wednesday's election after populist President John Magufuli was declared the winner with a crushing 84 percent of votes amid fraud allegations.
Magufuli's main challenger, the Chadema party candidate Tundu Lissu, won only 13 percent of the vote, after denouncing widespread fraud, intimidation and oppression of the opposition.
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