Tanzania

Earthquake rocks buildings in northern Zambia; no injuries reported

A 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck Zambia and neighbouring countries early Friday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Croatian food company Podravka opens EUR 4 mn factory in Tanzania

The Croatian food company Podravka on Wednesday opened a food seasonings factory in Tanzania worth four million euros, the Koprivnica-based company said.

Drug hub Tanzania declares 'war' on traffickers

Tanzania on Monday declared a “war” on drug trafficking, announcing the upcoming questioning of dozens of officials and others in the East African country regarded as a significant international hub for the trade.

Tanzanian whistleblower charged for obstructing police investigations

The co-founder of a popular Tanzanian whistle-blowing and blogging website was Friday charged with obstructing police investigations after he refused to reveal the identities of people who had contributed to the website.

Investigators confirm Tanzania debris is part of missing MH370

Investigators on Thursday confirmed that a piece of aircraft debris that was found in Tanzania nearly three months ago was part of the missing MH370, a senior Malaysian official said.

Fourteen killed, hundreds injured in Tanzania earthquake

Ten people were killed Saturday when a 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit north-western Tanzania, police said.

Tanzania hands over potential wreckage from missing plane to Malaysia

Tanzania's Civil Aviation Authority on Friday handed over to Malaysian officials a piece of debris potentially from a Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing in 2014.

Cholera epidemic kills 45 in Tanzania's Zanzibar archipelago

Cholera has killed 45 people in the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar over the past two months, regional health officials said Thursday.

Five arrested after mob attack on African woman in India

Five men have been arrested after a mob attacked and stripped a female Tanzanian student in south India, officials said Thursday.