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Update: wet weekend continues

Update March 23 09:00: The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says three more days of heavy rains are to be expected for Dar es Salaam and nearby coastal…


Brace yourself: rainy season is here

If you’ve got any preparations to make before rainy season hits you’re running out of time. The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says heavy rains of over 50mm…


Gallery: Holi celebration

Hundreds of people gathered at the Indian Cultural Centre on Sunday to celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colours. The ancient festival, which is popular in non-religious…


Minister: terrorist arrived drunk

After a 10 hour drinking session aboard a KLM flight, IS terrorist Jihadi John and two friends arrived drunk in Dar, says Home Affairs Minister Mathias Chikawe….


Terminal 3 arrival on schedule

The completion of Terminal 3 at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) is on schedule, says Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA) director general Suleiman Suleiman. Speaking to the Parliamentary…


Strings sing for smiles

For the next few nights, a set of Spanish strings will be making you smile so that others can also smile. The Dar Smile Music Festival, which…


Fuel price drop continues

Effective today, fuel prices in Dar es Salaam have dropped to reflect global market rates, but the weak shilling has kept prices from falling even lower. Prices…


Police ban protest against albino killings

Monday afternoon’s protest against the unchecked mutilation and killing of albinos in Tanzania has been banned by police. While police initially agreed to let the peaceful demonstration…


‘Badly needed’ animal centre opens

The first animal welfare centre in Tanzania was officially opened in Mbezi Beach Sunday afternoon by world renowned¬†primatologist Dr. Jane Goodall. “It is desperately, badly needed,” says…