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Tanzanian presidential candidates compete to echo Nyerere ideology

Nairobi, Oct. 16 -- The influence of Tanzania's Founding Father Julius Nyerere seems to be playing out in the open as the country's elections draw closer. And rivals have this week debated on whether ... Read More


Magufuli's grandiose projects become pet subject for criticism by opposition

Nairobi, Oct. 14 -- Tanzania's election campaigns are heading into the home stretch with candidates disagreeing on what infrastructure projects should matter most for the ordinary folk. While Preside... Read More


Mount Kilimanjaro still on fire days later

Nairobi, Oct. 13 -- Moshi. More than 30 hours since wild fires broke on the slopes of Kilimanjaro, the hungry flames are still raging even as hundreds of fire fighters and volunteers give their all to... Read More


Tundu Lissu queries whereabouts of Sh1.4m traders' ID cash

Nairobi, Oct. 13 -- Dar es Salaam. Tanzanian opposition presidential candidate Tundu Lissu yesterday claimed that the government cannot account for the TSh30 billion (about Ksh1.4 million) collected f... Read More


Chadema seeks answers on general election from NEC, police

Nairobi, Oct. 12 -- Dar es Salaam Tanzania's Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) on Saturday demanded answers from the National Electoral Commission (NEC) and the police regarding seven issue... Read More


Mount Kilimanjaro is on fire

Nairobi, Oct. 12 -- Moshi. Mount Kilimanjaro, which is Africa's highest peak at nearly 6,000 metres, is on fire. The cause of the inferno which is believed to be occurring hundreds of metres above se... Read More


Tanzanian electoral body reinstates 67 opposition candidates after appeals

Nairobi, Oct. 1 -- Dar es Salaam. Tanzania's National Electoral Commission (NEC) has reinstated parliamentary candidates in three constituencies, revoking earlier decisions that Chama Cha Mapinduzi (C... Read More


Tanzanian police tear-gas Tundu Lissu's convoy

Nairobi, Sept. 28 -- The convoy of Tanzanian opposition presidential candidate Tundu Lissu was on Monday hit with tear gas in Nyamongo area while on the way to Serengeti, Mara, sparking heated confron... Read More


Regional team to virtually monitor Tanzanian polls

Nairobi, Sept. 7 -- Dar es Salaam. It has emerged that the Kenya Human Rights Commission in collaboration with civil society organisations (CSOs) from Tanzania, East and Southern Africa region, will m... Read More


Magufuli promises to power Tanzanian villages as campaigns heat up

Nairobi, Sept. 2 -- Dar es Salaam. Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) presidential candidate John Magufuli has promised to fast-track electrification of 2,600 villages that are still in the dark in Tanzania sh... Read More