Tanzania

  • George Clooney takes girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, who is also WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer, on a wildlife safari 20-03-2014 10:49 AM

    Los Angeles: George Clooney has reportedly taken his new girlfriend, British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, to Tanzania for a wildlife safari. The couple were photographed out and about during their first trip together to the country amid rumours that they were dating, reported People magazine. They were first spotted together in...
  • Watch: Obama shakes a leg during his African tour 02-07-2013 02:40 PM

    The United States President Barack Obama was seen shaking a leg on his African tour in Tanzania. ...
  • Tanzania: At least 240 killed in ferry sinking 11-09-2011 09:44 PM

    Stone Town, Tanzania: More than 240 people were killed when a crowded ferry sank off Tanzania's coast and some 600 have been rescued, officials said on Sunday, figures indicate that the boat was filled beyond capacity. Assistant police commissioner Mussa Ali Mussa, the head of police in Zanzibar, said Sunday...
  • Ferry capsizes off Tanzania, nearly 200 dead 11-09-2011 07:28 AM

    Stone Town: Nearly 200 people drowned when an overloaded ferry capsized off east Africa as it sailed from Zanzibar to Pemba island, police said on Saturday, Tanzania's worst maritime disaster in at least 15 years. Fishing boats, tour operators and diving instructors spent the night scouring the sea off the...
  • UN court refers genocide case to Rwanda 29-06-2011 02:36 AM

    Nairobi: A UN Court trying the masterminds of Rwanda's 1994 genocide said on Tuesday it had for the first time referred one of its cases to be tried in Rwanda itself. Rwanda has in the past unsuccessfully sought to have the court hand it some of the cases. In 2007,...
  • Somalia: 1998 US Embassy blasts suspect killed 12-06-2011 08:17 AM

    Nairobi: The al-Qaida mastermind behind the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania was killed this week at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu by Somali forces who didn't immediately realize he was the most wanted man in East Africa, officials said on Saturday. The death of Fazul Abdullah...
  • India offers $ 190 mn credit line to Tanzania 27-05-2011 09:33 PM

    Dar es Salaam: India on Friday announced a new line of credit and assistance of $190 million for Tanzania and signed an agreement on avoidance of double taxation as the two nations vowed to intensify cooperation to combat terrorism and piracy and work closely for comprehensive UN reforms. On a...
  • PM leaves for Ethiopia, Tanzania on 6 day visit 23-05-2011 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday left on a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania during which he will discuss ways to effectively combat the twin threats of terrorism and piracy. Singh, who will first head for Addis Ababa, the seat of the African Union, for the Second...
  • PM leaves for Ethiopia and Tanzania tomorrow 22-05-2011 10:46 AM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves on Monday on a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania to inject a fresh impetus in India's strategic ties with African countries and discuss ways to effectively combat the twin threats of terrorism and piracy. Singh, who will first head for Addis Ababa,...
  • Olympic torch arrives in Tanzania 13-04-2008 03:10 PM

    London: Worcestershire have agreed a short-term contract with Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal for this year's Twenty20 season but are awaiting final confirmation of the deal, county officials said on Thursday. Ajmal has been in superb form for Pakistan in the first Test against England in Dubai, capturing seven for 55...