Only 16 out of 48 African countries and islands have access to hospital services within the WHO's two-hour time threshold.
Tanzania faces the challenge of conserving forests in a developing country with a rapidly expanding population.
Epidemiologists and public health managers are looking to complement indoor-based malaria solutions with those that focus on the outdoors. Drones are a crucial part of their armoury.
Island philosophies can be used to decolonise university courses and teaching. They can also advance sustainable development models and, ultimately, achieve responsible tourism.
South Africa is only one piece in a larger puzzle of the heroin trade along the continents east coast.
The case of Zanzibar shows that, given certain political conditions, even low-income countries in Africa can introduce and pay for a universal pension programme.
Union Day is celebrated in Tanzania and Zanzibar on April 26 every year, but there is little unity to speak of between the islands and the mainland today
Tanzania has experienced two major coral bleaching events. Major coral bleaching events occur when sea surface temperatures are high thanks to El Nino.
Hair has long been modified for aesthetic and other ends. But skewed power structures have meant that women, particularly women of colour, have borne the brunt of stereotyping and prejudice.
Good governance and accountability are high on the agenda of Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli.
John Magufuli has been announced as president elect of Tanzania.