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World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

World Health Organisation: Tanzania not sharing information on Ebola

Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, a rare public rebuke as the region struggles to contain an outbreak already declared a global health emergency.

Tanzanian arrested with tusks from 117 elephants

Tanzanian arrested with tusks from 117 elephants

A Tanzanian man has been arrested after authorities found a stash of ivory buried under his house, estimated to come from around 117 elephants, authorities said Thursday.

Tanzania mourns 69 killed in fuel tanker blast

Tanzania mourns 69 killed in fuel tanker blast

Tanzania was in mourning on Sunday, as the East African nation prepared to bury 69 people who perished when a crashed fuel tanker exploded as crowds rushed to syphon off leaking petrol.

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 62

Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 62

Sixty-two people perished in Tanzania on Saturday when a fuel tanker overturned and then exploded as crowds of people rushed to syphon off leaking fuel.

Tanzania 'in danger' following Ebola cases in neighbour Uganda: minister

Tanzania 'in danger' following Ebola cases in neighbour Uganda: minister

Tanzania's health minister issued an Ebola 'alert' Sunday after the disease, which has killed over 1,400 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, appeared in their shared neighbour, Uganda.

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro

Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company.

Cyclone Kenneth to make landfall in Mozambique, Tanzania

Cyclone Kenneth to make landfall in Mozambique, Tanzania

A tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall in Mozambique late Thursday or early Friday, just a month after parts of the country were devastated by Cyclone Idai.

Tanzania President meets FM

Tanzania President meets FM

Tanzanian President Dr John Pombe Magufuli on Thursday met in Dar es Salaam with HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani ...

Kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire released unharmed

Kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire released unharmed

Tanzania's richest man, who was kidnapped last week, has been released, one of his family members told dpa early Saturday

Tanzanian police say driver identified in billionaire kidnapping

Tanzanian police say driver identified in billionaire kidnapping

Tanzanian police said Friday they had identified the driver of a vehicle used in the kidnapping of Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was snatched over a week ago.

20 arrested in hunt for Tanzania's kidnapped billionaire

20 arrested in hunt for Tanzania's kidnapped billionaire

Twenty people have been arrested as police press a manhunt for Africa's youngest billionaire who was kidnapped in Dar es Salaam two days ago, a minister said Saturday.

Families bury victims as Tanzania ferry disaster toll passes 200

Families bury victims as Tanzania ferry disaster toll passes 200

Grieving families were on Sunday preparing to bury victims of Tanzania's devastating ferry disaster, with more than 200 confirmed dead after the crowded boat capsized in Lake Victoria.