Tanzania

Tanzanian miner finds two new gemstones, sells for $2.1 mn; third discovery within two months

In June, he unearthed two dark violet-blue gemstones that were auctioned for $3.35 million.

Aug 04, 2020, 21:59 PM IST

Tanzanian miner turns millionaire overnight after selling rare gemstones for $3.35 million

Saniniu Laizer said he planned to celebrate by having a big party. He wants to build a school and a shopping mall with the money in his home town at Simanjiro district in Tanzania's Manyara region.

Jun 26, 2020, 11:36 AM IST

Twenty killed in Tanzanian church stampede: official

At least 20 people in Tanzania were trampled to death at an open-air evangelical Christian church service in the north of the country, officials said on Sunday.

Feb 02, 2020, 12:57 PM IST

ICC Under-19 World Cup Qualifier: Namibia thrash Tanzania by 250 runs

The second day of the tournament saw Namibia rack up 296/7 against Tanzania, with 16-year-old Wilmot clubbing 132 from just 122 balls. 

Mar 19, 2019, 17:06 PM IST

Tanzania: 10 children kidnapped in December found dead, body parts missing

The bodies of the children were found last week after police mounted a search operation in the area.

Jan 29, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Ships with Indian, Turkish crews catch fire in Kerch Strait, 11 dead

One of the ships, the Candy, had a 17-member crew, including nine Turkish citizens and eight Indian nationals. The fire broke out as the two ships were transferring fuel from one to the other.

Jan 22, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

Kidnapped Indian-origin Tanzanian billionaire freed after 9 days

Dewji, who has previously served as member of the Parliament, is one of Tanzania's most prominent business tycoons.

Oct 20, 2018, 17:20 PM IST

Commonwealth Games 2018, Gold Coast: Boxer Naman Tanwar stuns Tanzania’s Haruna Mhando to reach 91kg quarterfinals

Boxer Naman Tanwar defeated his Tanzanian opponent Haruna Mhando by a unanimous verdict.

Apr 06, 2018, 10:02 AM IST

Rebels kill 15 peacekeepers in Congo in worst attack on UN in recent history

Suspected Ugandan rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers and wounded 53 others in a raid on a base in Congo that U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday called the worst attack on the organisation in recent history.

Dec 09, 2017, 07:21 AM IST

Indian doctors successfully perform first ever kidney transplant in Tanzania

The doctors also acknowledged the support of a team of doctors at Muhimbili National Hospital in conducting the surgery.

Nov 28, 2017, 08:31 AM IST

Bill Gates offers $350 million for Tanzania's development

The world`s richest man said his Foundation will continue cooperating with the east African nation in improving health, particularly in minimizing deaths related to pregnant women, said the statement.

Aug 11, 2017, 16:58 PM IST

Lioness nurses leopard cub in Tanzania

The pair were spotted by Joop Van Der Linde, a guest at Ndutu Safari Lodge in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park, reports the BBC.

Jul 14, 2017, 23:41 PM IST

Tanzania bus crash kills 34

At least 34 people have reportedly been killed after a small bus veered off a steep road near the town of Karatu, in Tanzania's Arashu region on Saturday and plunged into a river.

May 07, 2017, 00:02 AM IST

31 dead as school bus falls into gorge in Tanzania

At least 31 persons, mostly children, were killed when a school bus plunged into a gorge in Tanzania on Saturday.

May 06, 2017, 18:43 PM IST

Tanzania leader fires nearly 10,000 over fake documents

The civil servants have been given 15 days to leave their jobs or risk jail terms of up to seven years.

Apr 28, 2017, 22:30 PM IST

12 killed as Tanzanian boat capsizes

At least 12 persons died when a boat capsized in the Indian Ocean near north-eastern Tanzania's coastal city of Tanga, officials said on Tuesday.

Jan 10, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

Malaysia confirms Tanzania debris came from MH370

Malaysia's transport ministry said the piece of debris confirm it came from the Malaysia Airlines jet.

Sep 15, 2016, 16:59 PM IST

16 dead, 250 injured in Tanzania earthquake

At least 16 people died and 253 were injured in a 5.7-magnitude earthquake that struck northwest Tanzania, local authorities said on Sunday.

Sep 11, 2016, 22:40 PM IST

11 killed, over 200 injured in Tanzania quake

At least 11 people were killed and over 200 others injured on Saturday in an earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale struck northwestern Tanzania, police said.

Sep 11, 2016, 13:16 PM IST

Rare 'ring of fire' eclipse to pass over Africa today

People can spectate a rare burning ring of fire in the skies of Africa on Thursday. The moon will glide between the sun and the earth blocking most of the light and darkening the sky above the continent.

Sep 01, 2016, 09:10 AM IST