Hailed as Africa’s most beloved president Tanzanian head of state John Magufuli has fallen from world grace to a so-called typical African despot.
Controversy on the criteria used to award the National Orders had already reached fever pitch writes Tula Dlamini.
Zambia temporarily shut its border with Tanzania to enhance measures against the spread of the new coronavirus, delaying its main copper exports via Dar es Salaam, a minister said on Tuesday.
South Africa and Tanzania have pledged to boost trade investment during a state visit to Dar Es Salaam by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed further fault lines in the workings of the East African Community (EAC), often perceived as a beacon of regional integration on the continent.
The United States government has issued a health alert to its citizens in Tanzania following the lack of current data on confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in the country
A court in Tanzania convicted nine opposition leaders and legislators on Tuesday of making seditious statements and imposed five-month jail terms or a fine, which could heighten activists’ fears that democratic dissent is being stifled.
Entry to the 28 exchanges scattered around the East African nation is restricted to those who can afford the licenses needed to sell the precious metals at around $44.
Tanzania on Tuesday summoned the World Health Organization’s local representative over its assertion that the government refused to share information on suspected Ebola cases, signalling displeasure at the agency’s rare public rebuke.
South African authorities have impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania’s national flag carrier, the Tanzanian government said.