Dar Es Salaam

After Mugabe’s Exit, Long-Serving African Leaders Ponder Fate

<b>Nairobi:</b> Hours after Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was forced out after 37 years in power, Uganda’s president, another former guerrilla in office for more …

Africa

Board a naval ship for health: China's Peace Ark treats hundreds in Tanzania

A doctor from the Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark examines a child at the Kurasini Children's Home in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Nov. 21, 2017. A …

News (China)

#MeToo - When Private Violence Becomes Public

What #MeToo has shown clearly is that everyone has a part to play in changing our society for the better. We must speak out against harassment and …

Women's News

Into Africa: Robert Redford’s Big Game in Nairobi

<i>Karen Blixen’s “Out of Africa” House, Nairobi, Kenya.</i><i>In which the author, exclusively for CounterPunch, goes by train but also by ferry, bicycle,</i> …

Africa

Tanzania: Revealed - Why FDI Inflows to Tanzania Dipped By 15%

Dar es Salaam — Business leaders have identified five reasons for the 15 per cent decline in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flows to Tanzania last …

Economy

Pakistan in An Emerging Multipolar World: ASGA Strategy for the Afro-Pacific

<i>Reconceptualizing the Indian Ocean as an African one can help to craft creative strategies for maximizing Pakistan’s strategic significance in the</i> …

Geopolitics

Revealed: An Insane Use of The United ‘Free’ One way (Part 2)

I have been writing daily posts about my South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report. Today, I am using the last leg of my United ticket from …

Airlines

FATAH: Where does Zimbabwe go now?

While Robert Mugabe is no longer the president of Zimbabwe, the one time hero of his country’s freedom movement certainly did not leave with simple …

Africa

From liberation fighter to deposed leader – Robert Mugabe's life in pictures

Mugabe, who stood down on Tuesday, had been in power since April 1980, when the country previously known as Rhodesia was renamed Zimbabwe. He was credited with freeing Zimbabwe from colonialism and white minority rule but had faced years of criticism for building a dictatorship and mismanaging the …

Africa

Kenya:Online Fraudster Preys On Victim of Looting During Odinga's Return

[Nairobi News] An opportunist is seeking to reap from a businesswoman's misfortune whose premise was looted during last week's chaos in Nairobi.

Africa

The Daily Edit – Trevor Traynor

<b>Heidi: What made you snap that first newsstand shot?</b> <br>Trevor: I shot my first newsstand near Broadway and Morris Street in New York City and …

Photography

East Africa: How Magufuli and Museveni's U.S.$7 Billion Deals Reshape Region

President John Magufuli and President Yoweri Museveni at Masaka State Lodge.<p>Kampala — <i>How US$7bn deals are reshaping relations in the region</i><p>If …

Africa

Tanzania:Laparoscopy Surgery Proves Wonders At KCMC

[Daily News] TANZANIA has introduced the first-ever day care laparoscopy surgery, which offers great potentials of relieving patients of pains and …

Medicine

Should coastal planners have concern over where land ice is melting?

There is a general consensus among Earth scientists that melting of land ice greatly contributes to sea-level rise (SLR) and that future warming will …

Climate Change

Key Images From Robert Mugabe’s 37 Years Ruling Zimbabwe

Mugabe kept a strong hold on Zimbabwean politics until the generals moved against him. His inauguration and swearing-in ceremony on Aug. 22, 2013, at …

Africa

Jambojet set to receive two Sh6.6b planes by Christmas

In Summary<p>Jambojet was in May granted regulatory approval to fly to 16 routes including Entebbe, Addis Ababa, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Kilimanjaro, …

Kenya

Tanzanian State Power Firm's HQ to be Demolished - Magufuli

East African, 16 November 2017<p>Tanzanian President John Magufuli has ordered the demolition of the state-owned electricity supply firm, Tanesco's, …

Africa

Tanzania:Tanzania Telecoms Targets Greater Profits

(Photo: Iddy Mwema/Katare)TANZANIA Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) management has expressed optimism that it will meet its target for its …

Bharti Airtel

Tanzania:Word Has It... Is Actress Lulu's Career Over?

[New Times] Tanzanian actress, Elizabeth Michael Lulu was slapped with a two year jail term after she was found guilty of killing fellow actor Steven …

Africa

While confusion reigns in Zim, at least we know it won’t happen in SA

Watching bizarre developments in Zimbabwe yesterday reminded me of the last time I saw Robert Mugabe in the flesh back in 2010 at the World Economic …

Robert Mugabe

Jobs and paid-for schooling can keep Tanzanian girls from early marriages

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to four of the top five countries in early marriage – or child marriage – rates: Niger, Chad, Mali and Central African …

Education

Maid abuse: 'How my boss threatened me with acid in Oman' - BBC News

HRW<p>Tanzanian women working as maids in Oman and the United Arab Emirates have been subjected to rape, torture and poor pay by their employers, a report by Human Rights Watch says.<p>More than 50 women interviewed during the research said they had their passports confiscated by their employers and were …

Light aircraft crash kills 11 in Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - At least 11 people were killed in northern Tanzania on Wednesday when a light aircraft flying to the Serengeti National Park, a popular tourist destination, crashed, the flight operator said.<p>The Cessna Caravan light airplane, carrying a pilot and 10 passengers, was flying …

World News

Window on business of Africa’s cities

The window of the Stevenson was open to the street. Usually the gallery is an isolated time and space capsule. Inside, troubles and contexts can be …

Business (South Africa)

Tanzania offers reward for arrest of anti-graft official who fled

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania offered a reward of 10 million shillings ($4,500) on Tuesday for the arrest of a former chief accountant of its anti-graft watchdog, part of a new drive to root out corruption.<p>President John Magufuli, in office since November 2015, has launched a crackdown on …

East Africa

Raped, tortured and unable to flee – The plight of Tanzanian domestic workers in the Gulf

Reports calls for better laws in Tanzania and Gulf countries to protect foreign domestic workers from abuse.<p>Thousands of Tanzanian women working in …

Flee

Trapped and Abused Behind Closed Doors in Oman

“Basma” (name changed for her safety) carefully unwrapped the headscarf she had neatly tied on her head to reveal the rest of her thick, black hair. …

United Arab Emirates

How missing weather data is a 'life and death' issue

<b>A shortage of weather data is putting many African countries at an economic disadvantage, experts believe. The BBC's Click team went to Tanzania to meet some tech start-ups trying to change the outlook.</b><p>Tanzania is at the centre of a meteorological experiment that promises to transform lives across …

Africa

World War One: The symbolic reunion of five brothers killed in action

<b>Even by the standards of that bloodiest of wars, Amy Beechey's suffering was extreme: five of her eight sons would not live to see the end of World War One. A century on, stone crosses have been erected across the world in a symbolic effort to reunite the five brothers.</b><p>Even for the time, the …

East Africa

Why I'm Saying NO To Child Marriage In Tanzania

<i>Upendo is 23 and lives in Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. She is a young campaigner with Plan International UK's Youth For Change project - a global</i> …

East Africa