President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s mining dispute ends – but at what cost?

Government’s settlement with Acacia Gold may be a short-term victory that scares off new investors

Tanzania suspends leading newspaper over currency report

The Citizen was accused of relaying false information in a recent article on the devaluation of Tanzanian shilling

Shot 16 times, but still defiant

Tundu Lissu is a Tanzanian MP and a member of Chadema, the main opposition party. In September 2017, two gunmen attacked him outside his house

Tanzania suffers peril of populism

People call John Magufuli ‘The Bulldozer’. But in his haste to get things done, he might be wrecking the very foundations of his country’s democracy

EU to review its financial support for Tanzania over human rights concerns

Tanzania's President Magufuli is facing growing international pressure and sanction over the repression of civil society, the media and gay people

Dirco confirms release of former M&G editor, colleague

Angela Quintal and her Committee to Protect Journalists colleague Muthoki Mumo are now free to leave Tanzania

Tanzania government denounces governor’s anti-gay witch-hunt

Anti-gay sentiment has increased since Magufuli's 2015 election, forcing most gays, lesbians and other sexual minorities to live in secrecy

Tanzania ferry disaster toll rises to 151

The vessel may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers — double the ferry's capacity

Ethiopia’s 100-day revolution

All new leaders promise change, but few deliver. Abiy Ahmed is different

Tanzania’s illiberal tilt

Tanzania, one of Africa’s most stable democracies, is sliding toward authoritarianism

Tanzania’s latest clampdown takes decades of repression to new lows

In Tanzania today, political space has shrunk to the point where protests are suppressed before they emerge

Tanzanian journalist recounts his midnight flight from assassins

Veteran Tanzanian journalist, and government critic, recounts his escape from assassins – and describes the country’s climate of fear

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it