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Pope urges `sexual responsibility` against AIDS

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 01:48

Pope Francis called on Monday for fidelity and chastity to be used to fight the AIDS virus in Africa, in an address to visiting Tanzanian bishops that -- in line with Catholic doctrine -- did not mention the use of condoms.

21 people killed in Tanzania road crash

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 06:45

As many as 21 people were killed and nine seriously injured during an accident in a village in Tanzania Saturday night, police reported.

George Clooney vacations with Amal Alamuddin

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 08:51

George Clooney and barrister Amal Alamuddin were seen enjoying long walks on an island in Seychelles before getting off to enjoy a safari in Tanzania to seal their fledgling romance.

George Clooney takes new girlfriend on safari

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 13:44

George Clooney has reportedly taken his new girlfriend, British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, to Tanzania for a wildlife safari.

Vodacom sees surge in Africa mobile data usage

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 03:59

African mobile phone operator Vodacom on Wednesday reported a 40-percent jump in revenue from data usage in the fourth quarter, as smart phone use continued to grow.

GAIL shares up 3% on talks to acquire stake in Tanzania block

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 18:31

Shares of GAIL (India) Ltd Tuesday rose by 3 percent after the company said it is in talks to acquire Ophir Energy's 10 percent stake in gas blocks in Tanzania.

GAIL in talks to acquire stake in Tanzania gas block

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 10:00

GAIL was keen to buy part of Ophir Energy Plc's remaining 20% stake in blocks 1, 3 and 4, which are estimated to hold an estimated 15 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas reserves.

UK slave suspects of Indian, Tanzanian origin: Police

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 22:15

A man and a woman suspected of holding three women in a London house for 30 years in Britain`s worst case of modern-day slavery, are of Indian and Tanzanian origin, police said.

Controversial anti-poaching drive to continue: Tanzanian President

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 13:49

Tanzania will continue a controversial anti-poaching operation, President Jakaya Kikwete said Thursday, overturning a suspension following reports of rampant human rights abuses including torture and killing of suspects.

Over 950 suspected poachers held in Tanzania

Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 09:17

A staggering 952 suspected poachers have been arrested and 104 ivory seized in Tanzania during a special anti-poaching operation launched about two months ago, it was revealed Wednesday.

Kenya, Tanzania launch joint wildlife census

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:24

Kenyan and Tanzanian governments have launched a joint aerial count of elephants and other large mammals in their shared ecosystem of the Amboseli-West Kilimanjaro.

Somalia raid target was Kenyan Shebab commander: US official

Last Updated: Monday, October 07, 2013, 20:53

The target of the raid in Somalia by US Navy SEALs was Abdulkadir Mohamed Abdulkadir, a Kenyan of Somali origin who is a foreign fighter commander for the Islamist Shebaab group, a US official said on Monday.