Muslim preachers from Tanzania kidnapped in DR Congo

Eight Muslim preachers from Tanzania have been kidnapped in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, an area where several armed groups operate and kidnappings are frequent, authorities said on Wednesday.

Tanzanian opposition pick ex-prime minister for presidential race

 Tanzania`s four main opposition parties chose ex-prime minister Edward Lowassa as a joint presidential candidate Tuesday, three months ahead of a general election scheduled for October 25.

Obama lays wreath at US embassy bombing memorial

US President Barack Obama on Saturday laid a wreath at the Kenyan capital`s Memorial Park in memory of those killed in the 1998 embassy bombing.

Gunmen kill seven in attack on Tanzanian police station

 Gunmen killed seven people and seized weapons and ammunition in a raid on a police station in Tanzania`s commercial capital Dar es Salaam, police said on Monday.

Tanzania`s ruling party picks presidential candidate

Tanzania`s ruling party on Sunday anointed government minister John Magufuli as its candidate for presidential elections due to be held in October, party officials said.

International drug peddler, aide held at Delhi airport

A 'wanted' global drug peddler and his suspected accomplice, both nationals of Tanzania, have been arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here for allegedly trying to smuggle out narcotics worth Rs 25 lakh.

Tanzania`s ruling party to pick prez candidate

 Tanzania`s ruling party is selecting its presidential candidate this week, with the winner expected to take the east African country`s top job after the October elections.

Tanzania`s ruling party to pick presidential candidate

Tanzania`s ruling party is selecting its candidate ahead of presidential elections, with the winner expected to take the east African country`s top job after polls in October.

President thanks Tanzania for support to India's bid for UNSC

Thanking Tanzania for its support to India's permanent membership to the United Nations Security Council, President Pranab Mukherjee has said both countries should ensure that institutions of global governance address the concerns of developing countries.

President thanks Tanzania for backing India's UNSC bid

 Thanking Tanzania for its support to India`s claim for permanent membership of the UN Security Council, President Pranab Mukhejee on Friday said the two countries should make common cause to ensure that institutions of global governance address "our concerns".

India, Tanzania to cooperate in counter-terrorism, maritime security and natural gas: PM Modi
India, Tanzania to cooperate in counter-terrorism, maritime security and natural gas: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India would extend its cooperation to Tanzania in various sectors, including counter-terrorism, natural gas and maritime security and added that New Delhi would shortly extend e-tourist visa scheme to the nationals of the African nation.

Sushma Swaraj meets Tanzania's President Kikwete

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete, who is currently in India on an official state visit, in the national capital.

Tanzania President Kikwete accorded ceremonial welcome

Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete, who is currently in India on an official state visit, was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

Tanzanian President visit to India to further cement ties: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Narendra Modi on Wednesday welcomed Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete to India and said his visit will further cement the close and friendly ties between the two countries.

Soil analysis can help predict impact of earthquakes: Study

Soil behaviour combined with evidence left by previous earthquakes can help predict the incidence of earthquakes at a low cost in developing countries that lack seismic monitoring systems, according to a study released on Tuesday.

Top Tanzanian leaders line up for presidential race

 A former top UN official in Tanzania has joined the vice-president, prime minster and 33 others seeking nomination on the ruling party`s ticket for presidential polls in October, reports said Tuesday.

FIFA calls off Uganda, Kazakhstan friendly
FIFA calls off Uganda, Kazakhstan friendly

 The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has blocked an international friendly between Uganda and Kazakhstan.

Eight appear in Tanzanian court for chopping off albino woman`s hand

Eight people appeared in court in Tanzania`s southern district of Mpanda on Thursday charged with chopping a hand off an albino woman, a court official told AFP.

African leaders meet in second push for peace in Burundi

African leaders began talks in Tanzania on Sunday in their second summit in a month aimed at restoring peace in Burundi, which has been hit by violent protests over the president`s plan to run for a third term.

Burundi leader makes first appearance since coup bid

Burundi`s President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday made his first official appearance since an attempted coup, appearing relaxed and assertive of his full control of the central African nation.