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Tanzania: 5 pupils dead, 43 injured in grenade blast
9th Nov 2017

Tanzania: 5 pupils dead, 43 injured in grenade blast

  By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, Tanzania (AA) – At least five pupils died and 42 others and one teacher were injured Wednesday following a hand grenade explosion at the Kihinga Primary School in Ngara, district of Kagera Region … Continued

Tanzanian gemstone finder living in poverty
28th Sep 2017

Tanzanian gemstone finder living in poverty

By Kizito Makoye   MAKANYA, Tanzania (AA) – A stunning pendant fitted with crystals that radiate rays of velvet blue from every facet, seen at the Tiffany & Co. store in New York, captures the enduring beauty of tanzanite — … Continued

Tanzania: 30 students killed in school bus crash in Arusha region
7th May 2017

Tanzania: 30 students killed in school bus crash in Arusha region

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   Mwanza, TANZANIA (AA): Tanzania on Sunday is mourning the deaths of 30 students who were killed in a bus accident in Karatu township in the Arusha region. Two teachers and the bus driver were also … Continued

Tanzania: 30 killed as buses crash in Singida
5th Jul 2016

Tanzania: 30 killed as buses crash in Singida

By Peter Saramba Ongir   MWANZA, (AA): At least 30 people died and 50 others were seriously injured when two buses collided in the Singida region of central Tanzania. Regional Police Commander Tobias Sedoyeka told Anadolu Agency that one bus … Continued

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects
28th Jun 2016

Tanzania police gun down mosque attack suspects

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s business capital, gunned down two people on Monday suspected of being ringleaders of a gang which murdered 11 people, including an imam, in May. Dar es Salaam … Continued

Tanzanian police kill mosque attackers in 10-hour siege
6th Jun 2016

Tanzanian police kill mosque attackers in 10-hour siege

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Police in northern Tanzania said late Sunday they had killed three men suspected of carrying out a deadly attack on a mosque last month. Regional Police Commander Ahmed Msangi said the three “gangsters” … Continued

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque
21st May 2016

Tanzania: Mwanza city Muslims live in fear as 3 hacked to death in mosque

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   MWANZA, (AA): Muslims in Tanzania’s northern Mwanza city fear for their lives following Wednesday deadly hacking of worshippers inside a mosque, head of a Muslim body said Friday. Imam Feruz Ismail, aged 27, and two … Continued

Tanzania’s governing party to extend 54-year rule
29th Oct 2015

Tanzania’s governing party to extend 54-year rule

By Peter Saramba Ongiri   ARUSHA, (AA): While early results indicate that the party that has ruled Tanzania for 54 years will emerge as the official winner, several irregularities in Tanzanian archipelago Zanzibar have thrown a new twist to the … Continued

Tanzania: Abubakar Zubeiry elected Mufti of the coutnry
12th Sep 2015

Tanzania: Abubakar Zubeiry elected Mufti of the coutnry

  Dar Es Salaam, (The Muslim News): The Muslim Council of Tanzania (Bakwata) Thursday elected Abubakari Zubeiry bin Ally as the country’s new Mufti [Chief Sheikh]. The Sheikh has been serving as the acting Mufti since June when his predecessor, … Continued

Tanzania: Gunmen kill seven in police station raid
14th Jul 2015

Tanzania: Gunmen kill seven in police station raid

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 23 November 2007. Photographer: Ali Damji, Creative Commons] By Peter Saramba Ongiri ARUSHA,  (AA): At least seven people, including four police officers were killed when gunmen raided a police station in Tanzania’s business capital of Dar … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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