Thursday, January 20, 2022


Tanzanians still sceptical as country begins Covid-19 vaccinations

The government's challenge is to reverse the scepticism the Magufuli administration promoted about Covid-19 and vaccines.

UN tells Tanzania to stop sending Mozambican refugees back to danger 

Nearly 800,000 people have been displaced in Mozambique since armed groups, some affiliated with Islamic State militants, began launching attacks in the region.

Children die in funeral stampede as Tanzania mourns ex-president

Reports say the death toll from the crush and stampede could be high as 40 but officials have not confirmed this.

‘Bulldozer’ Tanzanian president dies after Covid rumours

He was one of Africa's most prominent coronavirus sceptics, and called for prayers and herbal-infused steam therapy to counter the virus.

Tanzania police nab rumour-mongers for saying the president has Covid-19

Government officials say 'The Bulldozer' is fine but he hasn't been seen for weeks.

Kenya bans its runners from Tanzania marathon over Covid-19 fears

The Tanzanian government has been criticised for downplaying the seriousness of the pandemic and refusing to take tough measures against it.

Prayer has not defeated Covid-19, Tanzanian president finally confesses

A number of countries have reported that visitors arriving from Tanzania have tested positive for the virus.

Covid-19 denial a fly in the ointment for herd immunity goal?

Tanzania's government has insisted the country is free from Covid-19 so there is little testing and no plans for vaccinations.

Students, firefighters still battling Mount Kilimanjaro fire

Smoke is still enveloping the slopes of one of Africa's most magnificent sights.

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