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Tanzania’s opposition leader on reggae, resistance and his own resurrection

Sixteen bullets and 27 operations later, Tanzania’s main opposition leader has recovered from a brutal assassination attempt – and is now in the middle of an even bigger fight

Tanzania’s opposition finds that forming a united front is not so easy

Having missed the chance to form a coalition, a so-called ‘endorsement’ may be the next-best step

On the road with East African truck drivers

In East Africa, truck drivers are being attacked, robbed and used as diplomatic footballs

Festac, the ANC and the arts

Keorapetse Kgositsile played a vital part in elevating the position of the cultural worker

Bumbling, irrational, deadly: The Tanzanian president is getting the Covid-19 response all wrong

Discerning leadership is critical in the time of Covid-19 and John Magufuli’s decisions — or lack thereof — have put Tanzanians at greater risk

Editorial: Journalism under attack in Africa

'Journalists will not go down without a fight, even as it becomes ever more difficult to do so'

Fear grips Tanzania’s queer people

A commissioner’s threat of a crackdown has resulted in them going into hiding or fleeing the country

Africa’s youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania — police

In 2013 Mohammed Dewji became the first Tanzanian to grace the cover of Forbes magazine, and was in 2015 named Forbes Africa Person of the Year

How Kenya is managing security 20 years after the Nairobi blast

Two decades after terrorists bombed the US embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, Kenya has implemented a slew of measures to counter terrorism

Tanzania arrests a sign of ‘autocracy’

The 13 detained activists had been holding a meeting about health issues, not about homosexuality

Dar es Salaam plans municipal bonds to deepen debt market

Local governments may begin financing capital expenditure through municipal bonds from next year, says the head of the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange

More than 30 killed in Dar es Salaam building collapse

A Tanzania official says rescuers pulled more bodies from the rubble of a building that collapsed in Dar es Salaam, bringing the death toll to 34.

Rocking the Swahili coast

<b>Lloyd Gedye</b> takes a musical journey through the streets of Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar's Stone Town.

Tanzania arms depot blasts kill at least 17

A series of blasts levelled several arms depots at a Tanzanian army base and killed at least 17 people, Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda said on Thursday.

A hard-hatted woman

Tanzania's first female crane driver shows Benjamin Thompson what gets her up in the morning.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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Secure your business from cyber threats

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