Twenty people have been arrested as police press a manhunt for Africa's youngest billionaire who was kidnapped in Dar es Salaam two days ago, a minister said Saturday.
Grieving families were on Sunday preparing to bury victims of Tanzania's devastating ferry disaster, with more than 200 confirmed dead after the crowded boat capsized in Lake Victoria.
Divers rescued a man on Saturday as they searched for survivors from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria on Thursday, killing at least 183 people.
Tanzania ordered all unregistered bloggers and online forums on Monday to suspend their websites immediately or face criminal prosecution, as critics accuse the government of tightening control of internet content.
Tanzania’s ambassador Fatma Mohamed Rajab is joined by Qatar’s Minister for Development Planning and Statistics HE Dr Saleh Mohamed Salem al-Nabit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs protocol chief Ibrahim Fakhro and other dignitaries in cutting a cake on the occasion of Tanzania Day celebrations
An opposition politician was hacked to death at his home in central Tanzania on Thursday night, police said Friday, as his party described the murder as a "political assassination."
Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Sunday ordered an inquiry after police admitted responsibility for the death of a 22-year-old student who was hit by a stray bullet as they sought to break up an opposition rally.
Tanzania's President John Magufuli said Saturday he was shocked by an attack on a UN base in the restive Democratic Republic of Congo which killed 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers.
The group had been flying from the town of Arusha to the Senegeti National Park on Wednesday morning when an "incident" caused the Cessna Caravan plane to crash near the Empakaai Crater, Coastal Aviation said.
At least five children were killed Wednesday while playing with a grenade at a school in northern Tanzania, a local official told AFP.
The Tanzanian government said Sunday it had confiscated diamonds worth nearly $30 million after accusing British company Petra Diamonds of having declared a lower value when trying to export the gems.