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Tanzania tanker blast kills dozens as crowd siphons fuel

12 Aug 2019

DAR ES SALAAM A fuel tanker exploded in eastern Tanzania on Saturday killing at least 60 people, authorities said, as flames ripped through a crowd that had gathered to siphon petrol from it. | Video

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated

05 Aug 2019

DAR ES SALAAM An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer and rights groups said were politically motivated.

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated

05 Aug 2019

DAR ES SALAAM An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer and rights groups said were politically motivated.

CORRECTED-Tanzanian court charges investigative journalist with financial crimes

05 Aug 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, Aug 5 An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer said were politically motivated.

Tanzanian police arrest prominent investigative journalist

30 Jul 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian police said on Tuesday they had arrested a prominent investigative journalist and were looking into his citizenship in another case triggering concern over press freedom under President John Magufuli's rule.

Tanzanian police arrest prominent investigative journalist

30 Jul 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, July 30 Tanzanian police have arrested a prominent investigative journalist, a senior official told Reuters on Tuesday, sparking calls for answers from authorities about the safety of journalists in the East African country.

Tanzania's economic growth slows in first quarter as construction softens

28 Jul 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania's economic growth slowed to 6.6% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019 from 7.5% in the same period a year earlier, official data showed on Sunday, weighed down by softer construction, agriculture and manufacturing activity.

Tanzania to shut part of wildlife preserve to big game hunters

27 Jul 2019

DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the sprawling Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage site, to be split in two to restrict the access of big game hunters.

Chinese firms to build gold smelter, refineries in Tanzania

24 Jul 2019

DAR ES SALAAM, July 24 Tanzania said on Wednesday it had awarded licences for the construction of a mineral smelter and two gold refineries to Chinese firms, as part of government efforts to generate more revenues from the nation's mining industry.

President urges Tanzania's women to 'set ovaries free', have more babies to boost economy

17 Jul 2019

DAR es SALAAM President John Magufuli urged Tanzania's women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty. | Video

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