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Central African Republic: Tanzanian peacekeepers to be repatriated following abuse allegations

The UN on Friday announced that following serious allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse, an entire unit of 60 peacekeepers from Tanzania formerly based in the western part of the Central African Republic (CAR), is to be repatriated.

Tanzania: Precision Air flight crashes into Lake Victoria, 19 die

Dodoma: A Precision Air flight crash-landed in Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Sunday amid bad weather, leaving 19 people dead.

Tanzanian Precision Air plane crashes into Lake Victoria, 26 passengers rescued

Dodoma: A passenger plane belonging to Tanzania's Precision Air crashed into Lake Victoria while attempting to land, the airlines said on Sunday.

Tanzania's Bollywood lip-sync internet sensation Kili Paul attacked

Dodoma: Internet sensation Kili Paul has been beaten up by unidentified individuals and attacked with knife, as per his video shared on YouTube.

Three Tanzanian peacekeepers injured in Central African Republic

New York: Three Tanzanian peacekeepers  serving on the United Nations’ mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) were injured on Thursday, when their vehicle struck an unidentified explosive device. 

Burundi refugees in Tanzania living in fear: UN rights experts

New York: The rights of refugees and asylum seekers who have fled Burundi for Tanzania must be respected, experts appointed by the UN Human Rights Council said on Tuesday in an appeal to authorities in both countries.

UN rights chief Bachelet condemns Tanzania election violence

New York: The people of Tanzania should be allowed to express grievances “without fear of reprisals” after nationwide elections, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday.

Tanzania: UN chief calls for safe, peaceful voting process

New York: The UN Secretary-General has called on everyone involve inTanzania's political process to ensure that Wednesday’s general elections are held in a safe, inclusive and peaceful manner, amid reports of intimidation and harassment of political opponents, journalists and activists.

The UN is ‘right platform’ to address global challenges: Tanzanian Ambassador

New York: The COVID-19 outbreak reminds the world that we need “to enhance solidarity within the multilateral system” to confront global challenges, the representative of Tanzania told the closing session of the UN’s annual high-level session on Tuesday.

Rights experts call on Tanzania to end ‘crackdown’ on civic space

New York: Tanzania should allow peaceful gatherings to take place ahead of elections in October and step back from “draconian” laws, UN-appointed independent rights experts said on Wednesday.

Around 20 killed in stampede at Tanzania church service: police

Dar Es Salaam/Xinhua/UNI: At least 20 worshippers were killed and 16 others injured in a stampede at a church service Saturday evening at a stadium in northern Tanzania, local police said on Sunday.

UN rights chief warns of potential ‘witch-hunt’ as Tanzanian official plans to track and arrest LGBT people

New York, Nov 3 (IBNS): The United Nations human rights chief has warned that an official campaign in and around the capital of Tanzania to identify and detain anyone suspected of being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) “could turn into a witch-hunt.”

Ferry tragedy takes lives in Tanzania, Guterres offers condolences, support

New York, Sept 22 (IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres issued a statement of condolence and solidarity after a passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, in Ukurewe district of Tanzania.

Tanzania ferry tragedy leaves 100 dead

Dodoma, Sept 21 (IBNS): At least 100 people were killed as a ferry, in which they were travelling, capsized on Lake Victoria in Tanzania on Thursday, media reports said.

From the field – Rehabilitating lives in Tanzania

New York, June 12 (IBNS): A 15-year old girl from the East African country, Tanzania, says an operation to correct a facial disability means that she can “look forward to a future when I am not laughed at.”