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Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Yang Fenglan jailed in Tanzania


Tanzania has sentenced Yang Fenglan, a Chinese businesswoman nicknamed the “Ivory Queen”, to 15 years in jail for smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks.

Yang was accused of operating one of Africa’s biggest ivory-smuggling rings, responsible for smuggling $2.5m (£1.9m) worth of tusks from some 400 elephants.

Change a man IF wearing diapers : Zari

Buzz Diamond Platnumz’s ex-lover Zari Hassan has proved it is difficult to teach an old dog new trick.

Betty Kyalo wishes ex-hubby Dennis Okari happiness weeks after his engagement to longtime girlfriend

Museveni in Addis Ababa

 President Museveni on Saturday arrived in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa ahead of the 32nd Ordinary Summit of the African Union Heads of State and Government.


Shortly after his arrival, Mr Museveni tweeted saying the summit will focus on the refugee problem and how the continent can tackle it.
“ I met Mr Farid Fezoua and Mr Alexander Oketch, officials of General Electric (GE) Africa. Besides the other engagements the government already has with GE, we shall also partner in developing and equipping our hospitals,” he said.

Mobs kill four after Tanzanian girl is murdered


Enraged Tanzanian villagers beat to death four people suspected of involvement in the murder of a seven-year-old girl, a regional governor said Sunday.

The body of Rachael Malekela was discovered on Friday, making her the latest victim in a spate of apparent ritualistic murders that has claimed about a dozen children in Tanzania’s southern Njombe district since the start of the year.

Mobs kill four after Tanzanian girl is murdered

Enraged Tanzanian villagers beat to death four people suspected of involvement in the murder of a seven-year-old girl, a regional governor said Sunday.

The body of Rachael Malekela was discovered on Friday, making her the latest victim in a spate of apparent ritualistic murders that has claimed about a dozen children in Tanzania’s southern Njombe district since the start of the year.

Diamond Platnumz’s wedding on Valentine day

East African superstar singer Diamond Platnumz has surprised his fans after announcing how big he wants his wedding to be.

 The divorced father of three children is currently engaged to Tanasha Donna Barbieri, a Kenyan radio personality and model.

Tanzania hunts child abductors over suspected witchcraft-linked killings


Tanzania has launched a manhunt for suspects in the abduction and murder of up to 10 children this month in cases believed to be linked to witchcraft, the home affairs minister said on Wednesday.

Officials in the Njombe district in southern Tanzania told local media this week at least four dead bodies of missing children had been found abandoned near bushes with missing body parts, which are believed to be used in rituals.

Zari Ex Diamond pleads with Tanzania to mark his wedding day as a public holiday


Diamond pleads with Tanzanian government to mark his wedding day as a public holiday

 Diamond Platnumz has always been known to be the type to go above and beyond for the woman of his dreams.

The Bongo star set the bar high when he pleaded with his government to make his wedding day a public holiday.

Tanzania court rejects plea to halt draft law curbing opposition

Tanzania’s High Court on Monday rejected a petition from some opposition leaders to halt parliamentary debate on draft legislation they say would criminalize many legitimate political activities and cement “one-party” rule.

Accusing opposition groups of trying to foment violence to derail economic reforms, President John Magufuli’s government wants to amend the law governing political parties.

Donors cut aid to Tanzania after rights crackdown

Tanzania’s tough-talking president John Magufuli has earned respect by fighting corruption, but international donors are now concerned by crackdowns on human rights.
The European Union, Tanzania’s biggest development partner, and the World Bank have recently taken measures to sanction repressive policies.
Magufuli’s reputation was boosted when he battled corruption after winning election in 2015.

Diamond Platnumz sorry for defying ‘sexy’ song ‘reverses tour ban’ with cash fine

One of Africa’s biggest music stars, Diamond Platnumz, has offered a formal apology to the Tanzanian authorities over a performance of a sexually suggestive song after it had been banned.
It resulted in the authorities barring him earlier this week from performing in East African country.

Top star Diamond Platnum banned from performing


One of Africa’s top musicians – Diamond Platnumz – has been banned from performing in Tanzania.
Basata, the regulatory arts board in the East African nation, said it had taken the decision because he had performed one of his songs that had been banned a few weeks ago.

John Magufuli: Tanzania prefers ‘condition-free’ Chinese aid

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Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has said he prefers Chinese to Western aid as it comes with fewer conditions.

Mr Maugufuli has been under intense pressure from Western nations over his controversial policies.

The Tanzanian singer standing up to sexual harassment

This Tanzanian musician says she won’t ‘offer her body’ to record producers to be successful.

Mina Hussein makes bongo flava, a type of Tanzanian hip hop.

Hamisa Mobetto’s baby daddy officiates union with new lover days after socialite paraded American boyfriend

It is now official, Hamisa Mobetto’s rich baby daddy Majizzo and his new lover Elizabeth Michael alias Lulu will be walking down the aisle soon. This is after Majizzo concluded all the necessary requirements needed to be accomplished before finally being given a wife.

Mugufuli makes U turn on pregnant girls after World Bank withhold money

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Magufuli changes stand on pregnant school girls after World Bank threat to withhold KSh 30 billion Magufuli changes stand on pregnant school girls after World Bank threat to withhold KSh 30 billion