The 1964 revolution was seen as the overthrow of Arab dominance by an exploited African majority. But the tragedy that unfolded failed to heal the deep divisions that lingered in post-revolution Zanzibar.
President John Magufuli and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi oversaw the signing of the contract at an event broadcast live on state television.
Equality Now files joint petition with local partner at African rights court against Tanzanian government after years of campaigning unsuccessfully for the ban to be lifted.
For over a decade, doctors have been testing whether the cheap, all-in-one combo pills could help prevent heart and cardiovascular disease and death.
Tanzania's two main opposition parties have called for a re-run of Wednesday's election after populist President John Magufuli was declared the winner with a crushing 84 percent of votes amid fraud allegations.
Magufuli's main challenger, the Chadema party candidate Tundu Lissu, won only 13 percent of the vote, after denouncing widespread fraud, intimidation and oppression of the opposition.
The result of presidential elections cannot be contested in Tanzania, though the parliamentary outcome can be challenged.
The United Nations human rights office says Tanzania has become a human rights crisis under President John Magufuli who stifled media, civil society and opposition voices.
Tanzania and Zanzibar – an Indian Ocean archipelago and a semi-autonomous state of the East African country – are due to elect their presidents and lawmakers in Wednesday's election.
Voters on the Tanzanian mainland and semi-autonomous archipelago of Zanzibar will cast their ballots for a president and lawmakers after an energetic campaign which saw massive turnout for both the ruling party and opposition.
Tanzania restarted matches on Saturday, after suspending 20-club national championship in mid-March as Covid-19 outbreak began to wreak havoc throughout Africa.
Paris appeals court approves transfer of Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga to a UN body to be tried in Tanzania. Kabuga, once one of Rwanda's richest men, was indicted by a tribunal in 1997 on seven counts, including genocide.
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