On August 7, 1998 huge back-to-back bomb blasts rocked the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, killing 224 people, injuring 5,000 and thrusting Al-Qaeda onto the world stage.
Two conjoined sisters, who became famous when they began their studies at a Tanzanian university last September, have died at the age of 21 following a long illness.
The president’s decision to pardon two convicted child rapists in Tanzania sends a chilling message to survivors, in a climate of increasing violations of girls’ rights, activists said.
Two Tanzanians serving life sentences for raping primary school children have walked free from a Tanzanian prison after receiving a presidential pardon, the BBC reported on Monday.
The United Nations (UN) says at least 12 UN peacekeepers from Tanzania have been killed in an overnight attack in the Democratic Republic of Congress’ central North Kivu province.