Mkapa’s presidency is particularly significant since it represents the first phase of Tanzanian multi-party democracy.
Mkapa, who penned an autobiography, had an impressive record in building state institutions. But his reign was marked by killings and political suppression.
Even though the spouse escort policy carries good intentions, we found during our study that it constituted a barrier to care in numerous ways.
The community's response to the pandemic has been fragmented despite gestures of regional solidarity
Road and rail construction is booming in sub-Saharan Africa, but the pandemic has brought a welcome pause for reflection.
The president's handling of the pandemic has been one of the more eccentric on the continent.
The footprints of over 20 different prehistoric people, pressed into volcanic ash thousands of years ago in Tanzania, show possible evidence for sexual division of labor in this ancient community.
His COVID-19 response has thrown the negative aspects of his presidency into sharp relief.
If not addressed, there will be many more deaths from malaria and other diseases, indirectly linked to COVID-19 disruptions.
In some communities, over a quarter of the children were misclassified as iron replete whereas they were iron deficient.
Kenya can save its roan population if it re-stocks from other countries, eliminates poaching and improves their habitat.
Unregulated and hazardous lead acid battery manufacturing and recycling plants are often adjacent to residential areas, agricultural and grazing lands.
Does South Africa have skeletons in the closet over the death of the UN Secretary-General?
Will the same electoral commission, so heavily criticised in the court’s ruling, improve its capacity and arrange more credible elections?
Immigrants from Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania constitute less than 1% of terrorism cases in the United States, and none of the cases in the last two years.
The best way of dealing with desert locust, as other locust species, is to adopt a preventive management strategy.
Lake Victoria’s past is key to understanding its future.
Over the past 30 years China has turned into a major study-abroad hotspot for thousands of African students.
Why poverty line data do not capture the ability of Tanzanians to build relatively good houses.
In Eswatini, Botswana, South Africa and Lesotho more than 1 in 5 children are HIV-exposed but uninfected. A coordinated strategy is needed to ensure all children reach their developmental potential.