New Malawi President stakes claim to lake

Malawian President Peter Mutharika has affirmed his country`s claim to Lake Malawi as a feud simmers with neighbouring Tanzania over the vast territory where both sides are hoping to find oil.

17 killed in Tanzania road crash

At least 17 people were killed and 56 injured after a bus travelling to Dar es Salaam city collided with a lorry in Tanzania Wednesday, police said.

Indians injured in Tanzania restaurant bomb blast

At least eight people, most of them Indian nationals, were injured in a bomb blast in a restaurant in Tanzania`s northern tourism city of Arusha, witnesses said Tuesday.

Eight wounded in Tanzanian tourist town restaurant blast: Police

Eight people were wounded, one seriously, in a blast in a restaurant late Monday in the northern Tanzanian town of Arusha, police said Tuesday.

Libyan diplomat to Tanzania commits suicide

The acting Libyan ambassador to Tanzania, Ismail Nwairat, committed suicide Tuesday afternoon, Tanzanian government announced Wednesday.

UNESCO lists Tanzanian reserve among endangered heritage sites

UN cultural body UNESCO on Wednesday put the Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania on the list of endangered World Heritage sites because of widespread poaching.

One killed, several wounded in Zanzibar bombing: police

One person was killed and several others were wounded in a bomb attack near a mosque on Tanzania`s Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar, police said.

EU wants Tanzania to stop people`s killings with albinism

The European Union (EU) in Tanzania Tuesday appealed to Tanzanian authorities to take all necessary measures to prevent further killings of people with albinism.

Tanzania `witch doctors` arrested after albino murder

Tanzanian police have arrested two alleged witch doctors after an albino woman was hacked to death for body parts, a rights group said on Wednesday.

Poaching could wipe out Tanzanian elephants in 7 years

Poachers are slaughtering Tanzania`s elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just seven years, conservationists told a conference Friday.

Learn from hunters how lifestyle affects gut bacteria

Gut bacteria have co-evolved with humans over millions of years and helped them adapt to new environments and foods. For the first time, an international team of researchers has deciphered the intestinal bacteria of present-day hunter-gatherers.

Pope urges `sexual responsibility` against AIDS

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

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

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

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

UK slave suspects of Indian, Tanzanian origin: Police

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

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

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

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

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.