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DAR ES SALAAM, Dec 13 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on Tanzania to speed up reforms and spend more to prevent a slowdown in one of the world's fastest growing economies.
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania's tourism minister ordered a corruption investigation into his predecessor on Monday, just two weeks after the former post-holder quit the ruling party and joined the opposition.
DAR ES SALAAM Two East African presidents on Saturday condemned a decision by the International Criminal Court to open a war crimes investigation into Burundi, saying it undermined regional peace initiatives.
DAR ES SALAAM, Nov 6 Tanzania is mounting a legal challenge against a construction firm's seizure of one of the country's new commercial planes in Canada as compensation for a disputed contract, President John Magufuli said on Monday.
DAR ES SALAAM A senior Tanzanian politician quit the ruling party on Monday complaining of human rights abuses and a weakening of democracy in the east African nation, in a move political analysts said could trigger a wave of defections to opposition parties.
DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 25 Human rights groups asked Tanzania's president on Wednesday to address allegations of rights abuses at Acacia Mining's North Mara gold mine in talks under way with the firm's parent company, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
DAR ES SALAAM/TORONTO Barrick Gold said on Thursday that its African subsidiary Acacia Mining would pay $300 million (228.07 million pounds) and split 'economic benefits' from operations with Tanzania under a deal proposed to resolve a months-long dispute.
DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 7 Tanzanian president John Magufuli split the energy and minerals ministry in two and appointed heads for the new ministries on Saturday, five months after sacking the previous minister.
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzanian President John Magufuli has revealed he earns a salary of 9 million Tanzanian shillings ($4,000) per month, making him one of the lowest paid African leaders as he pursues a much-criticized policy of deep public spending cuts.
DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 4 Tanzanian President John Magufuli has revealed he earns a salary of 9 million Tanzanian shillings ($4,000) per month, making him one of the lowest paid African leaders as he pursues a much-criticised policy of deep public spending cuts.