Tanzania

 
Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect
Mercury rising: Gold mining’s toxic side effect
Across Africa, from Mali to Tanzania to Zimbabwe, millions of people, including children, work in small gold mines. Artisanal and small-scale gold...
Secondhand clothes are going out of style
Secondhand clothes are going out of style
In Kenya, it’s mitumba. In Rwanda, chagua. In eastern Zambia, salaula. Most African languages have a word for them:...
Angelina Jolie takes on her biggest role — as a TB-sniffing rat
Angelina Jolie takes on her biggest role — as a TB-sniffing rat
Oblivious to the cameras and probing eyes, Angelina Jolie sniffs hard, her nostrils flaring. She is in heroine mode. Moving swiftly in the glass...
Tanzania steps up fight against queer rights
Tanzania steps up fight against queer rights
“Everyone is afraid. We’re all afraid. We don’t know what will happen tomorrow. Nobody knows.”
The Tanzania Albinism Collective
The Tanzania Albinism Collective
It’s not easy for people with albinism in Tanzania. Quite the opposite: their problems are immense, and some are life-threatening. Since 2000, at...
China’s success in Africa depends on peace in South Sudan
China’s success in Africa depends on peace in South Sudan
In less than one week, Chinese president Xi Jinping will convene a summit of roughly 30 global leaders to discuss what is arguably China’s most...
Kikwete: Africa inherited poor education from colonial masters
Kikwete: Africa inherited poor education from colonial masters
DW: Why is the education sector in Africa so problematic from your point of view?Jakaya Kikwete: It...
People living with disabilities forced into marriage and sexual violence
People living with disabilities forced into marriage and sexual violence
The parents of a woman with disabilities arranged for her to be sexually abused to “take care of her sexual desire”. In another case, a woman...
Tanzania pushes for delay to regional EU trade deal amid concerns over their industry
Tanzania pushes for delay to regional EU trade deal amid concerns over their industry
On Wednesday Tanzania said it would not sign a regional trade deal with the European Union, which is due to come into effect by October  1, and...
In Tanzania, a new weapon in the war on rabies: mobile phones
In Tanzania, a new weapon in the war on rabies: mobile phones
Outside Dr Chibonda's clinic in a remote village in the rural heartland of Tanzania, seven families sit waiting anxiously. One mother is with her...
Bees deployed in Tanzania's skirmish with elephants
Bees deployed in Tanzania's skirmish with elephants
People living near the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania are enlisting the help of bees to reduce escalating tensions between them and...
Africa can rise if we cast off our shackles
Africa can rise if we cast off our shackles
Hassan is a friend who originally comes from Somalia. He is a cobbler and told me captivating stories about his journey through Africa. He was once a...

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