Tanzania: News

13 Nov 2022


Historic 1-day catch: 61 kg gold seized at Mumbai airport

The Customs department seized gold worth Rs. 32 crore from travelers on Friday, that was being imported into India, in two separate searches at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai.

06 Nov 2022

Plane Crash

Tanzania: Passenger plane crashes into Lake Victoria, rescue operations underway

A passenger plane of Precision Air on Sunday crashed into Lake Victoria in Tanzania possibly due to bad weather.

01 Aug 2022


5 international hot air balloon rides you can't miss

Are you someone who has grown up dreaming about hopping on a hot air balloon someday?

05 March 2022


5 volcanoes to see in your lifetime

Visiting a volcano can feel terrifying, but they also make for an equally adventurous trip.

18 Mar 2021


Tanzania's President John Magufuli dies at 61

Tanzania's President John Magufuli has died at the age of 61, the country's Vice-President Samia Suluhu Hassan said in a televised address on Wednesday (local time).

23 Sep 2019


Man proposes to girlfriend underwater; dies before hearing 'Yes'

In a tragic piece of news, a United States man died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater in Tanzania, East Africa.

20 Aug 2019


Having multiple husbands can be beneficial for women, observes study

Polygamy in our society is often frowned upon, especially for women. In India, the practice is also largely illegal.

A computer that is capable of smelling explosives

At the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania, a computer based on mice neurons was unveiled by Oshi Agabi.

16 Mar 2017


Tanzanian firm suspends employees over fake Trump news

A Tanzanian-broadcaster, TBC suspended several of its staff, after a fake news article made allegations that Trump praised Tanzania while condemning the rest of Africa.

10 Sep 2016

Human Rights Watch

Tanzania's move towards banning gay rights groups

Tanzania announced that it would ban non-governmental organizations that "promote" the freedoms of "lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people".