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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Divers rescued a man on Saturday as they searched for survivors from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria on Thursday, killing at least 183 people.
Tanzania ordered all unregistered bloggers and online forums on Monday to suspend their websites immediately or face criminal prosecution, as critics accuse the government of tightening control of internet content.
Tanzania’s ambassador Fatma Mohamed Rajab is joined by Qatar’s Minister for Development Planning and Statistics HE Dr Saleh Mohamed Salem al-Nabit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs protocol chief Ibrahim Fakhro and other dignitaries in cutting a cake on the occasion of Tanzania Day celebrations