In East Africa
Mar 30th, 2013
The death toll from the collapse of a building in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam has climbed to 17, a senior government official said on Saturday. The building of more than 12 storeys, which had been under construction, collapsed on Friday morning near a mosque in the Kariakoo dist...
Nov 2nd, 2012
Muslim protesters clashed with police in Tanzania’s commercial capital on Friday during a protest over the arrest of a hardline Islamic cleric, witnesses said. Police fired tear gas and at least 30 people were arrested. Similar demonstrations have erupted sporadically over the last few weeks, r...