Tag Archives: Tanzania

21 June 17

Tanzania: Paper banned for two years, editor threatened

Tanzanian newspaper Mawio is facing a two-year ban after reporting on a misconduct investigation that implicates two former presidents.

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16 May 17

Tanzania is now East Africa’s most attractive investment destination

The latest Africa Investment Index ranks Tanzania as the most attractive investment destination in East Africa.

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08 May 17

Tanzania: 36 killed in school bus crash

A school bus full of pupils has crashed in Tanzania, killing 36 people – most of whom were children.

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04 May 17

Tanzania: Magufuli fires 9,932 civil servants

Tanzania President John Magufuli dismissed more than 9,900 civil servants on Friday for having forged educational certificates.

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14 April 17

Tanzania seals $205m investment deal with EU

The European Union (EU) has agreed to provide Tanzania with budget support to the sum of $205m (TS487bn) over the next four years.

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05 April 17

Tanzania: President fires minister over press freedom row, sends warning shot to media

Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned the country’s media organisations to “be careful” on Friday after sacking a minister for defending press freedom.

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13 March 17

Tanzania: 36 people infected with anthrax after eating cow

At least 36 people in Tanzania have been infected with anthrax after eating the carcass of a cow, authorities revealed on Thursday.

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15 February 17

Tanzanian schools criticised for expelling pregnant girls, sexual abuse and corporal punishment

Human Rights Watch has criticised schools in Tanzania for widespread sexual abuse, corporal punishment and a policy for kicking out pregnant girls.

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19 January 17

Tanzania: We have plenty of food, ministers tell public

Tanzania’s prime minister and minister of agriculture both reassured the public this week that the country has plenty of food, amid doubt concerns in the East African nation.

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09 November 16

Tanzania President Denies Suppressing Democracy

Tanzania President John Magufuli has denied criticism that his regime is “suppressing democracy” for the sake of developing the country’s economy.

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