[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government said it has hired three spray planes in preparation to possible invasion of desert locusts which have plagued Eastern Africa in recent weeks.
[Daily News] AS some members of Parliament are pushing for legalisation of bhang cultivation in the country, anti-drug activists in East Africa have opposed the move, calling upon the government to uphold the UN drug control conventions.
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania president John Magufuli mourned death of at least 40 people including 20 who died late Saturday following a stampede at an evangelical Christian church service in Moshi.
[Daily News] THE government will react according to the law, to the claims by a Canadian based junior gold exploration company, Winshear Gold Corp, on an alleged dispute involving investment in the SMP Gold project located in South West Tanzania.
[Daily News] TANZANIA has maintained that it has not withdrawn from the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR).
[Nairobi News] Tanzania President John Magufuli has recounted how he was poisoned in Dodoma but lived to tell the tale.
[Daily News] THE Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is still scrutinizing the original case file in the trial of two government diamond valuers charged with one count of occasioning 2.5bn/- loss to the government.
[AI London] The ‘government must repeal all oppressive laws being used to clamp down on dissent, and urgently end human rights violations and abuses’ – Roland Ebole
[The Conversation Africa] In the past few weeks there have been unofficial reports that some people in Tanzania, including one in Dar es Salaam, had died of what was suspected to be Ebola virus disease.
[East African] Travelers to Tanzania are being urged by the US State Department to exercise increased caution due in part to a “probable” fatal case of Ebola.