Tanzania on Sunday held local government elections, viewed as a test case ahead of national polls next year, with the main opposition party boycotting citing violence and intimidation.
Six Tanzanians were shot dead and seven others injured in an attack carried out by unidentified assailants in a village bordering a region in Mozambique
Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region struggles to contain an outbreak already declared a global health emergency.
Tanzania's health minister issued an Ebola 'alert' Sunday after the disease, which has killed over 1,400 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, appeared in their shared neighbour, Uganda.
A tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mozambique late Thursday or early Friday, just a month after parts of the country were devastated by Cyclone Idai.
Tanzanian police said Friday they had identified the driver of a vehicle used in the kidnapping of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was snatched over a week ago.