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Tanzania government granted sweeping powers over political parties

Tanzania’s parliament passed amendments to legislation giving sweeping powers to a government-appointed registrar over political parties, a move opposition legislators see cementing “one-party rule”. President...

Tanzania court rejects petition on draft legislation curbing opposition

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Tanzania's High Court rejected a petition from some opposition leaders to halt parliamentary debate on draft legislation they say would criminalise many legitimate political...

Opposition parties in Tanzania say proposed law will criminalise them

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Ten opposition parties in Tanzania say proposed amendments to a law governing political parties would criminalise their activities. Critics of President John Magufuli, who came...

World Bank and Tanzania to co-operate on education project

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The World Bank will work with Tanzania to redesign a $300 million education project, a senior official said, days after the lender...

EU to review Tanzania policies

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The European Union is launching a comprehensive review of its policies towards Tanzania and would resume dialogue with authorities there once it...

World Bank Tanzania loan scrapped

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The World Bank scrapped a plan to loan Tanzania $300 million after the country reaffirmed its policy of banning pregnant girls from...

US on Tanzania human rights and civil liberties restrictions

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The United States has spoken out against Tanzanian moves to cut back human rights and civil liberties, including arrests and harassment of...

SA journalist released by Tanzanian authorities

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South African journalist Angela Quintal and Kenyan colleague Muthoki Mumo, who were detained by law enforcement in Tanzania, have been released. "South African...

EU to review Tanzania relations

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The European Union recalled its envoy in Tanzania and will review relations with the country in response to a planned crackdown on...

Crackdown in homosexuality in Tanzania

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The United States warned its citizens in Tanzania to be cautious after commercial capital Dar es Salaam announced a crackdown on homosexuality,...

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