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Tanzanian Police Seize 160 Kilograms of Marijuana

Tanzanian police have seized 160 kilograms of marijuana, known locally as bhang, and arrested a woman, regional police commander Alfred Gewe said on S Tanzanian police have seized 160 kilograms of marijuana, known locally as bhang, and arrested a woman, ...

19/05/2010 - 10:01 - comment 0

Tanzanian Police Revise Death Toll in Boat Accident

Police in Tanzania's northern region of Mwanza ... Police in Tanzania's northern region of Mwanza said Sunday that 20 people had drowned when a boat was hit by strong winds and capsized in its section of Lake Victoria on Wednesday.  Initial police ...

18/05/2010 - 17:31 - comment 0

Tanzania Police Unearth Bomb-Making Materials

Tanzanian Police have unearthed materials used ... Tanzanian Police have unearthed materials used in making bombs, including high explosive electric detonators, cables and batteries buried on Pemba island, police spokesman Adam Mwamunyange said in a statement ...

19/05/2010 - 09:56 - comment 0

At Least Eleven Killed in Clashes with Police in Zanzibar

supporters and Tanzanian police on the semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar and Pemba left at least 11 p Violent clashes on Saturday between opposition supporters and Tanzanian police on the semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar and Pemba left at least 11 people dead as police beefed up security on the mainland.  ...

19/05/2010 - 09:53 - comment 0

Smuggler Excretes 86 Packets of Heroin in Custody

proved an informant right when he excreted 86 packets of heroin while in police custody in Tanzania. ... of heroin while in police custody in Tanzania.  Anti-drug unit head Esaka Mugasa said the 23-year-old Tanzanian was arrested on Monday shortly after arriving at Dar es Salaam airport from Bombay.  ...

19/05/2010 - 09:57 - comment 0

Police: 14 Wounded in Clashes at Tanzania Opposition Rally

days ahead of general elections in Tanzania, police said Saturday.  "Riots broke out after ... 'massacre the police', 'kill (President Benjamin) Mkapa' and 'Mkapa must go'," Dar es Salaam police chief Alfred Gewe wrote in a report seen by AFP on Saturday.  He did not say ...

19/05/2010 - 10:23 - comment 0

UN Police Arrest Rwandan Genocide Suspect in Kosovo

UN police in Kosovo have arrested a Rwandan suspected of genocide and war crimes in his central African country in 1994, the head of the police force UN police in Kosovo have arrested a Rwandan suspected of genocide and war crimes in his central ...

18/05/2010 - 19:38 - comment 0

Polls Open in Tanzania

Around 10 million Tanzanians went to the polls Sunday ... Around 10 million Tanzanians went to the polls Sunday in a batch of elections which are likely to give ... electoral irregularities, especially regarding voter registration, police harassment and unequal coverage ...

19/05/2010 - 10:23 - comment 0

Prosecutor Calls for Beheading of Failed Qatar Coup Leader

economy minister and police chief, was jailed for life last February along with 32 other plotters ... sentence, while two Egyptians, a Sri Lankan and a Tanzanian were acquitted.  The emir, Sheikh Hamad bin ...

19/05/2010 - 10:59 - comment 0

Four Bin Laden Aides Jailed for Life over Africa Embassy Bombings

Laden.  The four -- a Jordanian, a Saudi, a Tanzanian and an American born in Lebanon -- were ... for their crimes," Reeker said.   Roads approaching the court complex were blocked off by police roadblocks ... lost his wife in the Nairobi blast.  Before passing sentence on Tanzanian Khalfan Khamis Mohamed, ...

18/05/2010 - 17:36 - comment 0