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Tanzania announces outbreak of deadly Marburg virus disease
Five deaths and three further cases of the Ebola-like virus have been reported in the country’s north-west

Caroline Kimeu

22, Mar, 2023 @4:08 PM

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Letter: Frene Ginwala obituary
Graham Mytton writes: She was tasked with producing a state newspaper, the Daily News

Graham Mytton

08, Mar, 2023 @5:18 PM

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African leaders who dilute workers’ rights for Uber’s digital empire harm Africa
During a decade on the continent, Uber has often cut drivers’ pay and added little value to local economies. Governments should admit it is not economic progress but imperial exploitation

Kelle Howson

23, Jan, 2023 @6:30 AM

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‘It’s becoming a war zone’: Tanzania’s Maasai speak out on ‘forced’ removals
Communities in Ngorongoro say government is shutting down vital services to remove them from ancestral lands to expand lucrative game reserves

Jess Craig in Ngorongoro conservation area

16, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Hopes rise for press freedom in Tanzania as number of censured journalists falls
Media council reports progress under progressive stance of President Suluhu following years of repression by former regime

Caroline Kimeu in Dar es Salaam

09, Jan, 2023 @9:35 AM

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In the blood: why diabetes is the scourge of entire families in Tanzania
Elisaria has had diabetes for decades. Her husband died of it and five relatives live with it. Yet millions in this fast-growing country cannot afford to get the treatment they need

Caroline Kimeu in Dar es Salaam

28, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘He was brainwashed’: young men are disappearing from Zanzibar. Are extremists to blame?
At least 20 men have gone missing from the island since August. But a culture of concealment around terrorism means families have been left to guess at their fate

Caroline Kimeu and Najjat Omar in Zanzibar

15, Dec, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Bipedalism in humans may have come from foraging in treetops, research suggests
Walking on two legs may not have been linked to environmental shifts, as previously thought

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

14, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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‘Means of survival’: Tanzania’s booming charcoal trade drives unchecked deforestation
As rising gas prices drive demand for the polluting fuel, illegal loggers depend on the trade to live – even as the forest disappears around them

Caroline Kimeu in Ruhoi forest reserve

13, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tanzania drops murder charges against 24 Maasai leaders
The pastoralists had been detained over the death of a police officer during protests against government plans to evict them from ancestral land

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

25, Nov, 2022 @12:27 PM

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What Tanzania tells us about Africa’s population explosion as the world hits 8bn people
Dar es Salaam, which is heading for megacity status, typifies a region growing three times faster than the global average

Caroline Kimeu in Dar es Salaam

15, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

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‘I can’t give up on hope’: As the world’s population passes 8bn, new parents from Italy to India look to the future
In Siena, Luisa worries about social media. In Delhi, Nikita is trying to proof her house against air pollution. Here, couples who have welcomed a new child in recent months share their dreams and fears for them on an ever more crowded planet

Angela Giuffrida, Amrit Dhillon, Emine Saner, Caroline Ariba, Constance Malleret, Eva Corlett, Caroline Kimeu, Helen Davidson, Chi Hui Lin, Sam Wolfson and Olayide Oluwafunmilayo Soaga

15, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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