Tanzania’s Maasai protest eviction from conservation area
07 April 2022 | 10:38 am
A Maasai community living in Tanzania's Ngorongoro conversation area have vowed to resist plans to relocate them. The government says the eviction is necessary to protect wildlife.
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Maasai elder Mzee Naurori is ready to die. He has already started to prepare for his death - together with his family of about 1,000 people.
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Hundreds of Maasai men, with their heads coated in red ochre, take part in the final rite of passage to transition from Morans (warriors) to elders. Maasai males go through three rites of passage in their lifetime, Enkipaata, Eunoto and Olng’esherr, and these three ceremonies have been added to UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.
18 Mar 2021
The 61-year-old leader nicknamed "the bulldozer" has died of heart failure, after weeks of speculation he was infected with COVID-19. Many will remember him for his controversial handling of the pandemic in Tanzania.
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Young Tanzanian Farida Othman teaches dozens of girls how to make a living in the beauty and fashion industry. Her goal is to help the young women to employ themselves and be independent.
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27 Mar 2021
Romeo Mihaly is just 13 years old, but is already training to become a world-class swimmer. His family has his back, and Mihaly has won 37 medals at national and international competitions. The talented swimmer has his heart set on becoming an Olympian.
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John Magufuli has been buried nearly 10 days after passing away at the age of 61, officially from heart complications. The late head of state was an ardent coronavirus skeptic.
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Ugandans are making disparaging comments on social media about the multibillion-dollar oil pipeline deal that the country has signed with Tanzania and Total. The secrecy surrounding it has raised fears of corruption.
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Tanzania says that it want's to work on media freedoms to develop the industry. The position is in stark contrast to that of the administration of the late president John Magufuli.
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In her first 100 days, President Samia Suluhu Hassan is steadily steering Tanzania to tackle COVID-19 after months of inaction. She has also pledged to promote freedom of expression. Will that cost her politically?
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