Tanzania

Tanzanian authorities crack down on opposition parties, rights groups and media ahead of elections

Tanzania authorities have stepped up repression of opposition parties, nongovernmental organizations, and the media ahead of the country’s general elections on October 28, 2020, Human Rights Watch said on Wednesday.Since mid-June,...

African Development Bank projects tripled incomes of rural producers and traders in Tanzania

An African Development Bank project to enhance market infrastructure, value addition and rural finance (MIVARF) in Tanzania produced highly satisfactory results, according to a report released by the project team.  The project, rolled out in the...

IMF approves $14.3 million debt service relief for Tanzania

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved a $14.3 million debt service relief for Tanzania to battle COVID-19.The debt service relief was approved under the Catastrophe Containment...

BREAKING: One of Tanzania’s most popular rappers Mwana FA tests positive for coronavirus after trip to South Africa

One of Tanzania's most popular rappers, Mwana FA, has tested positive for coronavirus after returning from South Africa.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8P6dM9xFgREMwana FA, whose real name is Khamis Mwinjuma,...

SEE IT: President John Magufuli of Tanzania exchanges foot greeting to prevent spread of coronavirus

To prevent the spread of coronavirus, Tanzania's State House has shared a picture of President John Magufuli exchanging a foot greeting with opposition politician Maalim Seif Sharif Hamad.On Friday, March 6, 2020,...

Tanzania’s economy stable with growth at 6 percent, inflation under 5 percent and adequate foreign reserves, IMF says

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday Tanzania’s economic conditions remain stable, with economic growth estimated at about 6 percent, inflation at under 5 percent, an adequate level of foreign reserves, and manageable public debt.

Tanzanian investigative journalist Erick Kabendera slapped with heavy fines, released after 7 months in jail

Tanzanian investigative journalist Erick Kabendera has been released from jail after paying fines amounting to more than 118,000 US dollars.A Tanzanian court sentenced Erick Kabendera to a three-month jail term or the...

Standard Chartered Bank signs $1.46 billion 550-kilometer long railway project with Tanzania

The Standard Chartered Bank has signed $1.46 billion railway project with Tanzania.Standard Chartered CEO Sanjay Rughani with Minister of Finance and Planning Hon. Phillip Mpango (Source: Standard Chartered |

Travel ban on Nigeria, Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania: Read full statement by U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Read the full statement by the United States Department of Homeland Security on President Trump's expansion of his 2017 travel ban last Friday that included six new countries, including four from Africa - Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania...

The rage that greeted Trump travel ban in 2017 from big tech companies is missing as new ban targets four African nations

Many Americans, including big American tech companies such Amazon, Apple And Google, are silent since President Donald Trump expanded his 2017 travel ban to include six new countries, four of them African nations, including Nigeria, the...

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Sub-Saharan Africa faces difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, IMF says in latest economic outlook

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, the International Monetary...

Sub-Saharan Africa faces difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, IMF says in latest economic outlook

Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its...

IMF approves additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved an additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout.

Half of women in the world are jobless, UN says in shocking new report

Less than 50% of working-age women are in the labour market, a figure that has barely changed over the last quarter...

South Africa launches $6 billion COVID-19 employment stimulus

South Africa has launched a $6 billion (R100 billion) COVID-19 employment stimulus to be implemented over the next three years.

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