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Arusha is a city in Tanzania, located at the base of volcanic Mount Meru.

Thirty-two schoolchildren, two teachers and a minibus driver have been killed in Tanzania after their vehicle plunged into a roadside ravine. The inc(...)

Elysha Brennan, Rose of Tralee and RCSI medical student, meets a mother and her baby during her whistle-stop tour of Irish-supported medical work in Tanzania.

For every 100,000 people in Ireland there are 267 physicians. In Tanzania, in eastern Africa, this number is three per 100,000. My jaw dropped when re(...)

The front page of The Irish Times on Wednesday, March 24th, 1965. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ahead of the 1965 general election, an Irishman who has lived abroad is disappointed at how bland and civilised the Irish politicians are behaving dur(...)

A political rally in Burundi for President Pierre Nkurunziza:  Africa’s recent history at holding leaders to account does not inspire confidence. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/The New York Times

A number of African presidents have suggested a new continental court is required for dealing with regional leaders accused of serious abuse of power,(...)

People burn mattresses looted from the local police post on  May 13th, 2015, in Musaga,  Bujumbura, Burundi. Photograph: Jennifer Huxta/AFP/Getty Images

East African leaders have condemned what they called an attempted coup in Burundi on Wednesday by a general who declared he had deposed President Pier(...)