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.

Bin Laden aide gets life for East Africa attacks

A New York court sentenced Saudi exile Khalid al-Fawwaz to life in prison Friday over his role in the 1998 Al-Qaeda bombings of US embassies in East Africa which killed 224 people.

Saudi Arabia man gets life in US prison for Africa embassy bombings

A Saudi man whom US. authorities described as one of Osama bin Laden’s closest advisers was sentenced to life in prison on Friday in connection with the deadly 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Burundi president in secret location in Dar es Salaam: Tanzanian officials

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, the target of an attempted coup in his central African country, is currently in a secret location in Tanzania`s port city of Dar es Salaam, official Tanzanian sources said Thursday.

Clashes erupt after Burundi coup attempt

 Heavy fighting between rival Burundian troops erupted in the capital on Thursday, the day after a top general launched a coup to oust the central African nation`s President Pierre Nkurunziza.

Burundi army officer says he has deposed president, crowds cheer
Burundi army officer says he has deposed president, crowds cheer

A Burundian general said on Wednesday he had deposed President Pierre Nkurunziza for seeking an unconstitutional third term in office and was forming a transitional government, after more than two weeks of protests against the election bid.

UN: Peacekeepers ambushed in Congo; 2 dead, 13 wounded

Suspected rebels ambushed a Tanzanian unit of UN peacekeepers in eastern Congo, killing two and wounding 13, the spokesman for the secretary-general said in a statement.

Tanzania cracks down on "sextortion" by public officials

Tanzania has warned its public officials that using positions of power to extort sexual favours from women will no longer be tolerated after nearly nine in every 10 women in the public sector were estimated to have been sexually harassed.

At least 19 killed in Tanzanian mine collapse: Police

At least 19 Tanzanian gold miners were killed when the pit they were working in collapsed in the northwestern Msalala district, a local government official said Saturday.