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At least 20 people killed in stampede at church service in Tanzania

02 Feb 2020

DAR ES SALAAM At least 20 people were killed and more than a dozen hurt in a stampede as worshippers rushed to be anointed during a church service in northern Tanzania, officials said on Sunday.

Barrick Gold's 'long safari' ends with Tanzania deal

24 Jan 2020

DAR ES SALAAM Canada's Barrick Gold Corp signed a deal with Tanzania on Friday in which the government will take stakes in three gold mines, ending a long-running tax dispute and setting a template for negotiations with other firms.

UPDATE 3-Barrick Gold's 'long safari' ends with Tanzania deal

24 Jan 2020

* Seized gold, copper concentrate will now be exported -Magufuli

World Bank court orders Tanzania pay $185 million to Standard Chartered

16 Oct 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania has been ordered by a World Bank arbitration court to pay $185 million to the Hong Kong subsidiary of Standard Chartered for breaching an energy contract.

Go home, Tanzanian President tells Burundian refugees

11 Oct 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Refugees in Tanzania must go home, President John Magufuli said on Friday, a week after officials began mass repatriations of Burundians despite concerns that they may face political persecution.

Tanzanian president backs official who beat students with a stick

04 Oct 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian president John Magufuli on Friday backed an official who sparked outrage and violated the country's rules by beating more than a dozen students with a stick, and Magufuli urged parents and school teachers to do the same to build a disciplined nation.

Tanzania's mobile phone subscriptions rise to nearly 44 million

25 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 25 Tanzania's mobile phone subscriptions rose to 43.67 million in the three months ending in June, a 4.7% increase from a year earlier, an official report showed on Wednesday.

Tanzania summons World Health Organization rep over Ebola complaint

24 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organization's local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases, signalling displeasure at the agency's rare public rebuke.

UPDATE 1-Tanzania fines five banks for lax anti-money laundering controls

23 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 23 Tanzania's central bank said on Monday it had fined five commercial banks over $800,000 for breaching anti-money laundering rules, the latest in a series of moves aimed at tightening regulation in the financial services sector.

Tanzania fines five banks for lax anti-money laundering controls

23 Sep 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Sept 23 Tanzania's central bank said on Monday it had fined five commercial banks for breaching the country's anti-money laundering regulations.

World News

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown in deaths encouraged businesses to reopen and Americans to emerge from more than two months of lockdowns.