Sushma Swaraj visit to Tanzania, South Africa postponed

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has postponed her March 28-31 visit to Tanzania and South Africa as the 8th IBSA Trilateral Ministerial Commission scheduled to be held in Johannesburg has been re-scheduled.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Tanzania, South Africa

 External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will leave on a four-day visit to Tanzania and South Africa on March 28 during which she will hold talks with top leaders of both the countries to enhance bilateral ties in a range of areas.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Tanzania, South Africa on March 28-31

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Tanzania and South Africa on March 28-31, with the agenda of furthering bilateral ties between India and the African nations.

Hundreds of witchdoctors rounded up in Tanzania crackdown

Over 200 people have been arrested in Tanzania as part of a nationwide crackdown on witchdoctors linked to a wave of albino attacks and murders, police said Thursday.

International maritime conference to begin from Mar 20

Strengthening maritime security and trade among Indian Ocean rim countries will be the focus of a 3-day international conference to be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here on March 20.

38 killed by storm in Tanzania

 At least 38 people were killed and 60 others injured by a storm that lasted for 30 minutes in Kahama district in Tanzania`s lake zone region of Shinyanga.

Death toll in Tanzania flooding hits 50

At least 50 people died and dozens were hurt in heavy rains and floods in Tanzania`s northwest, a senior official said on Wednesday.

U.S. jury convicts Saudi over Africa embassy bombings

A Saudi man described by prosecutors as one of Osama bin Laden`s most trusted lieutenants was convicted in a federal court in New York on Thursday in connection with the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Offspring of dominant chimp mothers win more fights
Offspring of dominant chimp mothers win more fights

Like human beings, a dominant mom helps young chimpanzees win playground fights, shows a new study.

Tanzania bans witchdoctors to stem grisly albino murders

 Tanzania has banned witchdoctors to try and stem a surge in murders of albinos, whose body parts are sold for witchcraft, officials said on Wednesday.

Tanzania backs offensive against Rwanda rebels in DR Congo: President

Tanzania will back a UN military offensive against Rwandan rebels in lawless eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Jakaya Kikwete has said, dismissing accusations he favoured the insurgents as "preposterous."

Maasai kill six lions after livestock attack

Angry Maasai herders in Tanzania killed six lions that had attacked livestock, in the latest clash between man and beast in the region.

Conjoined twins from Tanzania separated in 11-hr surgery

Chennai: City-based Apollo Hospitals today announced the successful separation of a pair of conjoined twins from Tanzania in a surgery that took a marathon 11 hours and required the expertise of around 50 professionals.

Boy moms 25 percent more 'social' than daughter moms among chimps
Boy moms 25 percent more 'social' than daughter moms among chimps

 A new study has revealed that mothers of sons are about 25 percent more outgoing than mothers of daughters among chimpanzees.

Tanzania looks to India to set up tele-medicine network

A high-level delegation of medical experts from Tanzania led by its Health Minister Seif Suleiman Rashid on Thursday visited the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences here to study its tele-medicine programme with a view to setting up a similar facility in their country.

27 new species found in Tanzania mountain forests: Study

Twenty-seven new vertebrate species have been found in Tanzania's Eastern Arc Mountain forests, said a new study availed by Xinhua Monday.

Tanzania to vote on new constitution: Government

Tanzania will hold a referendum in April 2015 on a new constitution, the government has announced, a move rejected by the opposition, who said Thursday that the drafting process ignored it.

Warring South Sudan leaders accept `responsibility` for civil war

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his arch-rival rebel chief Riek Machar said Monday they accepted mutual responsibility for a 10-month civil war in which thousands of people have been killed.

Two suspected 'witches' hacked to death in Tanzania

Two Tanzanian women were hacked to death by men who accused them of casting spells that made them sexually impotent, police said on Friday, in the latest killings of alleged "witches".

Tanzania records zero poaching in largest game reserve
Tanzania records zero poaching in largest game reserve

After years of incessant elephant poaching, Tanzanian authorities said that there had been no poaching in the Selous Game Reserve for the past three months.