Tanzania’s First Female President Wants to Bring Her Nation in From the Cold

Samia Suluhu Hassan became the only female head of government in Africa when her predecessor suddenly died. She is setting a new course.

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President John Magufuli of Tanzania Dies at 61

The president, first elected in 2015, long denied the dangers of the coronavirus and pushed the East African nation deeper into authoritarianism.

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No Grumpy Old Men in the Chimp World

Older male chimps follow a pattern that researchers also see in humans, preferring to have positive relationships with a few good friends.

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Compensation for Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With Sudan

A settlement to compensate victims of the 1998 attacks in Kenya and Tanzania would award more money to American embassy employees than the Africans.

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Coronavirus Meets a Drive to End Malnutrition in Africa

A way has been found to enrich the unfortified flour that Tanzanians eat as a staple. But the pandemic is getting in the way.

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