The new bed net has a special chemical that blocks mosquitoes resistance to insecticides and in a test has proven to cut malaria prevalence by as much as 44 percent.
The move has been labelled an attempt to stifle freedom of expression, but the government of President Yoweri Museveni says it needs the revenue so that there is electricity for people to use social media.
An estimated 500,000 black people live in Germany, but for some parts of society, being black means you can’t be German. Here, Jana Pareigis, the country's first female black anchor on public TV, describes the racism she has experienced there.
The law removes the age limit of 75 years imposed on presidential candidates, allowing 73-year-old Museveni to stand again in the country's next election, due in 2021.
East Africa’s Lake Victoria, one of the world's largest freshwater lakes, is under threat from heavy pollution that could affect the livelihoods of millions of people.
Conservationists claim the Maasai's cattle cause erosion and damage the environment. But the Maasai say their lifestyle is in complete harmony with the environment.
Tanzania’s government says it's relocating the Maasai tribe in order to protect its national parks. Locals say the eviction is to make way for a Dubai-based hunting company.
At least 32 people beat to death five women accused of sorcery before burning their corpses in Tabora on July 25, officials say. Hundreds of people accused of witchcraft are murdered in the east African country each year.
Tanzania is home to more than half of all of Africa's lions, but their numbers are falling in the country in the name of business and sport.
In some traditional communities of Tanzania and other countries in Africa, albinos are thought to have magical properties, and their body parts can fetch thousands of dollars on the black market as ingredients in witch doctors' potions.
Tanzania's current law allows girls as young as 14 to get married if their parents are supportive of the arrangement.
32 schoolchildren, believed to be aged between 12 and 13, were killed in the crash in the northern region of Arusha.
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