The result of presidential elections cannot be contested in Tanzania, though the parliamentary outcome can be challenged.
The United Nations human rights office says Tanzania has become a human rights crisis under President John Magufuli who stifled media, civil society and opposition voices.
Tanzania and Zanzibar – an Indian Ocean archipelago and a semi-autonomous state of the East African country – are due to elect their presidents and lawmakers in Wednesday's election.
Voters on the Tanzanian mainland and semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar will cast their ballots for a president and lawmakers after an energetic campaign which saw massive turnout for both the ruling party and opposition.
Tanzania restarted matches on Saturday, after suspending 20-club national championship in mid-March as Covid-19 outbreak began to wreak havoc throughout Africa.
Paris appeals court approves transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to a UN body to be tried in Tanzania. Kabuga, once one of Rwanda's richest men, was indicted by a tribunal in 1997 on seven counts, including genocide.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 4.6 million people, with over 308,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 16:
The entire continent's promising outlook for 2020 will have to be revised.
In the face of the pandemic, nations have closed borders, shuttered schools, cancelled religious festivals and sporting events to minimise the risk of transmission.
The World Health Organization has vaccinated more than 15,000 children in Africa against malaria. But did they do so with consent, or were the children part of a research project?
Trump’s latest travel ban is intended to garner domestic support ahead of 2020 elections, but risks leaving the door wide open to Chinese and Russian expansionism in Africa.
Hundreds of people packed a stadium on Saturday evening in Moshi town near the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and crushed each other as they rushed to get anointed with “blessed oil”.
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