Opinion: Samia must bring Tanzania to post-Magufuli era
04 July 2021 | 5:54 pm
President Samia Suluhu Hassan has charted her own course since the death of John Magufuli. But Tanzania still operates under her predecessor's directives. Tanzanians are eager for a new path, DW's Sylvia Mwehozi writes.
20 Mar 2022
Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan is the country's first female president and Africa's only female leader. As she marks one year in office, women in the region judge her performance.
7 Apr 2022
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.
3 Jul 2022
In Western Tanzania, chimpanzee’s habitats are under pressure from human encroachment and the clearing of wild areas. It is a conflict about space.
9 Oct 2022
In Tanzania not many women have roles to play in heavy construction projects, but that is beginning to change. One woman breaking that barrier is Halima Rashid. She is the only female driver of the excavators deployed on the site for the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project. She hopes to inspire other women to take up role in male dominated jobs.
7 Nov 2022
At least 19 people died when a passenger plane crashed into Lake Victoria in north Tanzania on Sunday while trying to land at a nearby airport.
8 Nov 2022
Hundreds gathered to remember the 19 victims of Sunday's deadly air crash. French investigators, meanwhile, are heading to the African country to find out what caused the tragedy.
Tanzania has increased its nationwide measles vaccination drive to prevent outbreaks among its population. The move by the East African nation comes after the World Health Organization warned the virus is becoming a global threat.
Tanzania's president has ended a ban on opposition rallies imposed by her autocratic predecessor, John Magufuli. The decision was cautiously welcomed as a win for democracy by human rights groups and opposition parties.
A Tanzanian teacher has won the hearts of many by giving classes for children suffering from long-term illnesses. Upendosia Peter Moshi helps kids at a pediatric hospital keep up with the state syllabus by embracing in-hospital schooling.
The process of coming to terms with German colonial-era crimes in Tanzania is intended to strengthen relations. The two countries are also in talks on reparations.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris left Ghana and flew to the Tanzanian commercial capital, Dar Es Salaam, where she was greeted by Vice President Philip Mpango.
Tanzania is more than two years into the presidency of Samia Hassan, who has departed from her predecessor's policies restricting freedom of the press. But do her efforts go far enough? DW's Charles Kombe spoke to Maxence Melo, an award-winning journalist on the front line of free speech.
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