Tanzania, United Republic of

 
Hard climb to beat malaria
Hard climb to beat malaria
Growing up in the early 1970s in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania, I would wake up early in the morning with my siblings and hike the trail from...
Tanzania witchcraft protest turns violent, four killed
Tanzania witchcraft protest turns violent, four killed
Four people were killed in south Tanzania in clashes between police and thousands of demonstrators angry at a spate of reported witchcraft...
Malnutrition kills millions a year
Malnutrition kills millions a year
Malnutrition is the root cause of the deaths of 2.6-million children each year. And unless immediate action is taken, the bodies and brains of...
Southern African foreign ministers discuss AU deadlock
Southern African foreign ministers discuss AU deadlock
Southern African foreign ministers met on Saturday to discuss the recent deadlocked polls for a new African Union (AU) head and to chart the...
Remittance fees punish poor Africans
Remittance fees punish poor Africans
The World Bank has identified South Africa and Tanzania as having some of the highest costs for remittance payments in the world, with some charges...
Tanzania president sees better inflation by June 2012
Tanzania president sees better inflation by June 2012
Tanzania expects its punishing year-on-year inflation rate to fall to single digits by June this year from 19.2% in November, the East African...
Tanzania offers good example of press self-regulation
Tanzania offers good example of press self-regulation
The Press Freedom Commission will be able to show the ANC a "highly successful" example of press self-regulation on the African continent...
Beauty salons and the beast
Beauty salons and the beast
There is a new kind of man on the streets of Tanzania's biggest cities. In Dar es Salaam, Arusha and Mwanza, these men wear designer clothes,...
SA, Moz and Tanzania in 'innovative' anti-piracy pact
SA, Moz and Tanzania in 'innovative' anti-piracy pact
The United States ambassador to Mozambique has saluted an anti-piracy agreement signed between South Africa and Mozambique last week which presages...
Baby mamas in crisis
Baby mamas in crisis
'When you educate a woman, you educate a nation," says Kalunde*, whose foster child was thrown out of her rural school and her home after becoming...
China, Tanzania sign $1-billion gas pipeline deal
China, Tanzania sign $1-billion gas pipeline deal
China and Tanzania have signed a $1-billion loan agreement to build a major natural gas pipeline in East Africa's second-biggest economy, a...
Africa trade bloc mulls regional infrastructure bond
Africa trade bloc mulls regional infrastructure bond
The African regional trade bloc Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) is considering issuing a regional infrastructure bond and is...

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