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March against albino killings Monday

Following recent killings of albino children, a protest has been arranged by the Tanzania Albinism Society (TAS) for Monday afternoon. The demonstration is scheduled to go from…


IS executioner deported from Dar

Jihadi John, the masked face of Islamic State (IS) in many beheading videos was reportedly refused entry to Tanzania and subsequently deported in 2009. The Washington Post…



Police unsafe at night, close posts

Understaffed and decaying, police posts in Dar es Salaam are closing up shop at dusk because officers feel unsafe working at night. “We used to operate for…


Malaria alert for mainland, Zanzibar

Occasional rains during the dry season have caused an out-of-season spike in malaria cases in Dar es Salaam, IST Clinic warns. “We have been diagnosing an increasing…




Send your shots: Sauti za Busara

Sauti za Busara is now over and if you’re thumbing through your photos wanting to relive the event, now is your chance to share the experience. Send…


Beach cleanup in the name of love

Over a hundred Dar residents gave up their Saturday morning — Valentine’s Day, no less — to clean up Msasani Beach, of Dar’s few public beach-fronts. Car…


Updated: fire consumes Libya St. building

A three-storey building on the corner of Libya and  Mosque streets has been gutted by fire. The downtown building, home to Consolidated Investments Limited and several other…