President John Magufuli of Tanzania, a prominent COVID-19 skeptic in Africa whose populist rule often cast his East African country in a harsh international spotlight, has died. He was 61 years old.
By Tom Odula, Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, a significant cause for concern during a regional outbreak that has been declared a rare global…
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
At least 70 more people were reported to be injured when a damaged tanker truck exploded in eastern Tanzania on Saturday.
By Associated Press
The founders of Secondary Education for Girls’ Advancement in Tanzania recognize that keeping girls in school is the key to giving them more opportunities.
By Larisa Epatko
By Tom Odula, Associated Press
As rescue divers probed a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster and the death toll soared past 200, a man was found in an air pocket, alive.
In our news wrap Friday, Duke Energy says surging water breached a dam at a closed power plant near Wilmington, North Carolina, and could be spilling toxic coal ash into the Cape Fear river. Also, Tanzanian officials say at least…
By Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press
At least 37 people had been rescued from the sunken ferry as of Thursday evening, when rescue teams called off their work overnight.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 23, drones help prevent conflicts between farmers and elephants in Tanzania, and a documentary film on how opioids have devastated Somerville, Massachusetts. Also, an investigation into the impact of homeless relocation programs in American…
By Teresa Carey
The gut microbes of the Hadza, Tanzanian hunter-gatherers, shift with the seasons, according to a new study. Applied on a longer timescale, these patterns might explain why industrialized populations have less diversity in their gut microbiomes and more chronic disease…
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