The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its forecast for Tanzania’s economic growth for this year and 2020 to four percent, down from previous expectations.
Two opposition politicians in Tanzania say the country has become a “police state” under the rule of President John Magufuli.
Tanzania has suspended newspaper The Citizen for seven days after the publication ran a story on the falling value of the Tanzanian shilling.
Tanzania is aiming to connect all villages in the country to the national grid and provide them with electricity by 2021, Energy Minister Medard Kalemani said on Wednesday.
Tanzania has sentenced Yang Fenglan, a Chinese businesswoman known as the “Ivory Queen”, to 15 years in prison for smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks out of the country.
At the end of January, Tanzania’s parliament granted the country’s ruling government sweeping powers over rival political parties. Opposition legislators were quick to criticise the amendments, arguing they cement a “one-party rule” Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) ruling party. For analysts looking at
Tanzania’s parliament has passed new amendments to legislation granting the government sweeping powers over political parties in the country.
In Tanzania, the government is stepping up its efforts to criminalise homosexuality, prompting a number of foreign donors to withhold aid to the East African nation in light of recent developments and comment from senior officials. On Tuesday, President John
Denmark is withholding almost $10 million in aid to Tanzania over “unacceptable homophobic comments” from a senior politician in the African nation.