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Stories about Tanzania

20 July 2014

A Leaked Document Casts A Shadow Over Tanzania's Bright Gas Extraction Outlook

The Bridge

Leaked to the public, a contract between Norway's Statoil and the Tanzanian government highlights how fraught the question of revenues from Tanzania’s gasfields—and who will benefit from them—has become.

26 February 2014

8 Dishes From Africa We Dare You To Try

Who knew mice, maggots, frogs or raw blood could be so yummy?

18 February 2014

10 Dishes From Sub-Saharan Africa Everyone Needs to Try

To celebrate Global Voices' Food Month, take a look at these ten mouthwatering recipes from Sub-Saharan Africa, like injera, a spongy flat bread.

5 February 2014

8 Irresistible Food Blogs From Sub-Saharan Africa

Looking for a new recipe? Take a look at this sample of eight outstanding food blogs in Africa.

11 December 2013

#52ThingsAboutTanzania to Celebrate 52 Years of Independence

Tanzania mainland celebrated 52 years of independence on December 9, 2013. To celebrate, started the hashtag #52ThingsAboutTanzania to share facts and figures about the country.

13 September 2013

Tanzania's Parliament Turns Into a Boxing Ring

Recently, a member of parliament became embroiled in a physical altercation with security officers. It's not the first time matters have ended in a brawl in Tanzania's parliament.

21 August 2013

Demolition for Progress? Tanzania's Historical Buildings and Monuments Could Face Ax

A newspaper has revealed the special status that protected the Tanzania's historical structures was revoked in 2007 to make way for development.

14 August 2013

UK Press Coverage of Zanzibar Acid Attack Risks Inflaming Religious Tensions

The UK press coverage of acid attack on two British girls in Zanzibar is misleading to the families of the two girls and risks inflaming religious tensions in Tanzania.

1 August 2013

DREAM Helps Reduce AIDS Cases in Africa

An interview with Paola Germano, leader of Comunità di Sant'Egidio's DREAM programme in Africa. She explains why research has confirmed a reduction in AIDS cases in sub-saharan Africa.

4 July 2013

Did Obama's African Tour Help or Hurt?

US President Barack Obama has finished his six-day tour of three African countries, Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania. During his visit, Obama announced a new initiative, “Power Africa”, to double...

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