Precision Air flight with 43 people on board crashed just before landing at Bukoba Airport, killing at least 19 people.
Nine members of Chadema party were detained after police raided its offices in the northern lakeside town of Musoma to block a planned symposium by the youth wing on constitutional change, said the party.
Mourners line streets of Dar es Salaam to bid farewell to pay respects to late president John Magufuli, who died suddenly this week after an illness shrouded in mystery.
Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan says the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her Covid-19 sceptic predecessor, urging the east African country to look forward with hope and confidence.
President John Magufuli and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi oversaw the signing of the contract at an event broadcast live on state television.
Charred remains of dozens of people were seen in photos circulating across social media, along with a video of a large crowd collecting liquid from puddles in yellow jerry cans.
Catherine was 18 when she was tricked into leaving her job in Dar es Salaam on a promise of a better one in India. Upon arriving in New Delhi, she was sold into prostitution.
Twenty years ago two bomb blasts killed more than 250 people and wounded thousands more at two US embassies in Tanzania and Kenya. Those attacks heralded the arrival of Al Qaeda on the global stage.
Tanzania is home to more than half of all of Africa's lions, but their numbers are falling in the country in the name of business and sport.
Developers in Tanzania are creating innovative tech, including 3D printed products, drones, and robots to help the country's services sector.
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