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  • An Indian and a Pakistani in 'desi' Tanzania

    I came from India to Dar es Salam last year, to join in the efforts of my organisation to improve quality and market access of cocoa commodity in Tanzania...

    Saad flocked in from Pakistan around the same time, on an Acumen Global fellowship to help Husk Power (an Indian social enterprise) expand in East Africa...

  • Story Time: Making a real difference

    Saleha got the second highest marks instead of the first and she wondered why Ms Fareeha cut one whole mark for making the slight mistake of not capitalising ‘P’ of Pakistan...

    Rabia got a detailed note on her paper for using the sheets economically, reducing the width of the margins she drew and making her usually large handwriting a little smaller...

  • Facebook should clarify ‘difference in policies for users in India and in Pakistan’: IT minister

    A report by The Wall Street Journal that Facebook Inc’s content regulation policies favoured Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party shows that the social media giant is "no longer impartial" and it must take practical steps to redeem its independence, Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Aminul Haque said on Thursday...

    The world's largest social network is battling a public relations and political crisis in...

  • Malawi burns 2.6 tonnes of ivory smuggled from Tanzania

    6 tonnes of ivory smuggled from Tanzania after a cross-border dispute over whether the elephant tusks should be saved as legal evidence against poachers...

    Tanzania had succeeded in delaying the burning since September, but a court in Malawi this month ordered wildlife authorities to publicly destroy the 781 pieces of ivory — valued at nearly $3m...

  • Top elephant conservationist shot dead in Tanzania

    A leading conservationist who had worked hard to bring down notorious elephant poachers and stop ivory-trafficking, has been shot dead in Tanzania, his Protected Area Management Solutions (PAMS) foundation said Thursday...

    “We are heartbroken to share the news that PAMS Foundation co-founder, Wayne Lotter was shot and killed last night (Wednesday) in the Masaki District of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,” read a statement...

  • Tanzania’s ruling party candidate wins presidency

    DAR ES SALAAM: Tanzania’s ruling party candidate, John Magufuli, was declared winner on Thursday of a presidential election, after the national electoral body dismissed opposition complaints about the process and a demand for a recount...

    The main opposition parties united for the first time in a coalition to back a single candidate, former prime minister Edward Lowassa, 62, who had defected from CCM in July when the party snubbed his...

  • Kenyan albino attack as Tanzania elections approach

    NAIROBI: Attackers in Kenya tried to hack off body parts from a man with albinism to sell for witchcraft, reports said Monday, rising fears of cross-border attacks from neighbouring Tanzania...

    "Three people stormed my house and demanded money," 56-year old Enock Jamenya, from Kenya's western Vihiga district, told the Daily Nation newspaper...

  • At least 11 dead, 100 injured in Tanzania earthquake

    DAR SALAAM: At least 11 people were killed and around 100 injured in Tanzania's Bukoba district when an earthquake hit the country on Saturday, a district police chief told AFP...

    “We currently have 11 people dead and more than 100 injured, several of whom have been hospitalised...

  • Tensions in Zanzibar as Tanzania readies for tight vote

    ZANZIBAR: As Tanzania gears up for what is expected to be the tightest electoral race in the country’s history, tensions are rising on the semi-autonomous Zanzibar archipelago...

    Campaigning has been largely peaceful, but residents are stockpiling food and water, fearful of possible unrest after the Oct 25 polls on the Indian Ocean islands, famed for their pristine white-sand beaches and Unesco-listed architecture...

  • Over 100 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

    The death toll rose above 100 after a ferry capsized and sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported Friday, while a second day of rescue efforts raced the setting sun...

    The toll was likely to go up, John Mongella, commissioner for the Mwanza region, told The Associated Press after dozens of security forces and volunteers resumed work at daybreak...

  • Death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized Tanzania ferry

    NAIROBI: The death toll soared past 200 while a survivor was found inside a capsized Tanzania ferry two days after the Lake Victoria disaster, officials said on Saturday, while search efforts were ending to focus on identifying bodies...

    Colourful coffins arri­ved, and the work would now focus on identifying bodies, Tanzania’s def­ence chief Venance Mab­eyo told reporters at the scene...

  • Tanzania rush for ‘holy oil’ kills 20 worshippers

    DAR ES SALAAM: Twenty people in Tanzania were trampled to death at an open-air evangelical Christian church service in the north of the country, officials said on Sunday...

    The tragedy happened when a crowd of worshippers was attending a prayer ceremony on Saturday led by the popular preacher, Boniface Mwamposa, who heads the Arise and Shine Ministry Tanzania...

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