Dodoma accident claims lives of DAS, two others

Tanzania, July 12 -- Tanga. Handeni District Administrative Secretary (DAS) Boniface Maiga (Pictured) died in the wee hours of yesterday when his car collided with a bus at Vikonji in Dodoma. Mr Maig... Read More

Crucial test for Tanzania's opposition wish for a joint candidate

Tanzania, July 8 -- Dar es Salaam. With the 2020 General Election just around the corner, opposition parties face a litmus test over how to approach the presidential election, given the 2015 experienc... Read More

'Why we passed new media laws', Job Ndugai

Tanzania, June 20 -- Dar es Salaam. The Speaker of the 11th Union Parliament, Job Ndugai, revealed yesterday that the new media laws were strategically enacted by Parliament check 'indiscipline' among... Read More

Race for Zanzibar Presidential race hots up as Mbarawa joins

Tanzania, June 20 -- Dar es Salaam. The race for the CCM ticket to run for the Zanzibar presidency in the October 2020 General Election intensified further with Water and Irrigation Minister Makame Mb... Read More

Lissu: This' why I want to run for Presidency

Tanzania, June 9 -- Dar es Salaam. Former Singida-East legislator Tundu Lissu yesterday said reforming the economy, defence and security systems, as well as promoting multiparty democracy and bringing... Read More

ACT Wazalendo, Chadema hint at a possible coalition in 2020 polls

Tanzania, June 8 -- Dar es Salaam. Opposition parties ACT-Wazalendo and Chadema yesterday signalled inching closer to political coalition ahead of this year's General Election as senior officials of b... Read More

Global Fund budget cuts affect gains in HIV fight

Tanzania, May 30 -- Dar es Salaam. HIV/Aids services are among areas that will be adversely affected by the global health financier, Global Fund (GF)'s decision to significantly cut support to Tanzani... Read More

Parliament committee wants TTCL audited over unclear debts

Tanzania, May 25 -- Dar es Salaam. The Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has called for a thorough management audit of the Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited (TTCL) to establish a... Read More

Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu's 65-day ordeal over Covid-19

Tanzania, May 22 -- Dar es Salaam. Tanzania's Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu could breathe a sigh of relief as the government steadily backpedals on Covid-19 in favour of fully-fledged resumption of mos... Read More

Prof Kabudi defends Tanzania's human rights record

Dar es Salaam, May 14 -- The Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation minister, Prof Palamagamba Kabudi, yesterday leaped to the defence of Tanzania's record on human rights, freedom of speech and... Read More