Tanzania

 
Third time lucky for peace in Mozambique?
Third time lucky for peace in Mozambique?
On Tuesday, a comprehensive peace agreement was signed by Mozambican President and Frelimo boss Filipe Nyusi and Renamo leader Ossufo Momade. It is...
Africans must wake up and act
Africans must wake up and act
I am concerned about the evolving global trend that threatens to reverse many of the gains in multilateralism enjoyed over the past several...
Tanzanian journalist wins International Press Freedom Award
Tanzanian journalist wins International Press Freedom Award
Tanzanian journalist Maxence Melo Mubyazi is one of five recipients of the 2019 International Press Freedom Award, the Committee to Protect...
Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi
Empty nets as overfishing and climate change sap Lake Malawi
On the shores of Lake Malawi, a crowd eagerly awaits the arrival of a white and yellow cedarwood boat carrying its haul.
GDP still best indicator of wellbeing
GDP still best indicator of wellbeing
New Zealand is being lauded for introducing the world’s first wellbeing budget, which aims to shift the focus from gross domestic product (GDP)...
Digital tech can boost health
Digital tech can boost health
Digital technology is revolutionising our daily lives. Mobile devices monitor our movements, marketing algorithms guide our consumption and social...
From the archives: Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla
From the archives: Thandi Modise, the knitting needles guerrilla
This remarkable account gives a face and personality to that shadowy stereotype which we so often read about and fear, and which we understand...
Conquer Kilimanjaro
Conquer Kilimanjaro
Bianca Angeluccci, the 39-year-old owner of Travel Tanzania Tours, and Abraham le Roux, a 54-year-old clinical psychologist, together form the...
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Afrobarometer: ‘68% of Africans don’t think their vote is secret’
Sixty-eight percent of Africans are not confident that their vote is secret, according to a new survey published by...
Tanzania reconsiders harsh media laws
Tanzania reconsiders harsh media laws
Tanzania’s Information Minister Harrison Mwakyembe said that his government is open to reviewing the controversial Media Services Act, which has...
Sickle cell disease: Africa’s most prevalent ‘invisible condition’
Sickle cell disease: Africa’s most prevalent ‘invisible condition’
Eight years ago, Arafa Salim thought she was on the verge of death. “The doctors who were treating me didn’t know how to deal with it, my bone...