Monday, 27th June 2022

Tanzanians relieved as fuel prices fall

As a government fuel subsidy kicks in, Tanzanians greet the fall in fuel prices with a sigh of relief.


30 Dec 2018
It is not enough to dream of a bright future, says Anaclet Rwegayura. He'd like to see his fellow Tanzanians cast off their lethargy and actively work to improve life for all.
15 Jan 2019
Mass demonstrations in Zimbabwe as fuel prices more than double.
15 Jul 2019
President John Magufuli urged Tanzania's women to "set your ovaries free" and bear more children as a way to help boost the economy into a regional powerhouse, a step critics said would instead worsen inequality and poverty.
18 Sep 2019
Attacks on Saudi oil fields: US-Iran blame game as fuel prices set to rocket
22 Mar 2021
Residents in Dar es Salaam say they are "proud" that Samia Suluhu Hassan has been sworn in as Tanzania's first female president after John Magufuli's sudden death.
3 Apr 2021
No sooner had Samia Suluhu Hassan been sworn in as Tanzania's first female leader did people start debating whether to call her "Mama Samia." Mama shows respect and doesn't reduce presidential powers, says Grace Kabogo.
22 Aug 2021
Hundreds of union members in Quito, Ecuador, hit the streets to protest against an increase in fuel prices.
9 May
A number of Nigerian airlines are halting domestic flights from Monday (May 9) until further notice, due to the high cost of fuel. Domestic flights have been disrupted since March as some operators started to cancel internal schedules while others delayed operations, citing scarcity of fuel.