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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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How has the world’s population grown since 1950?
The number of people in the world has tripled in 70 years. In this visual explainer, we examine where the growth has been – and how it will change in the future

Niels de Hoog, Pablo Gutiérrez, Liz Ford and Theresa Malone

14, Nov, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘Monstrous’ east African oil project will emit vast amounts of carbon, data shows
Experts say crude oil pipeline from Uganda to Tanzania will produce 25 times host nations’ combined annual emissions

Damian Carrington Environment editor

27, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Beckah Amani captures the chaos: ‘Growing up right now, we’re stuck in this whirlwind’
The Tanzanian-Australian artist’s debut EP whips through growing pains, schoolyard racism and climate change – and finds beauty amid it all

Shaad D'Souza

20, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Tanzania’s president calls for better birth control in country
Samia Suluhu Hassan says education, healthcare and food supply under pressure in reversal of predecessor’s stance

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

19, Oct, 2022 @3:41 PM

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Rare ‘fancy vivid pink’ diamond sells for £52m in Hong Kong auction
Williamson Pink Star sets world record highest price per carat for a diamond sold at auction

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

07, Oct, 2022 @4:38 PM

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Pink diamond expected to fetch more than £20m at Hong Kong auction
Williamson Pink Star is second largest ‘fancy vivid pink’ diamond to ever appear at auction

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

07, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Shocking blow to Indigenous land rights’ as court dismisses Maasai herder claim
Herders lodge appeal against ruling in their case against the Tanzanian government, which they say is violently evicting them from ancestral land

Lizzy Davies and agencies

05, Oct, 2022 @11:47 AM

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East Africa must reject its colonial model of conserving wildlife
‘Fortress’ game reserves displaced the Maasai but ignore the pastoralists’ role in maintaining wildlife and biodiversity

Gatu wa Mbaria

24, Jun, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘I stumbled across it’: the push to help Tanzania’s untapped football talent
Michael Noone went to Africa looking for a change and now has an academy for boys and girls in one of Tanzania’s poorest areas

Ed Aarons

23, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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