Tanzania: Eleven dead in plane crash at Empakaai Crater

Eleven people have died in Tanzania after a small tourist-line airplane crashed near the Empakaai rater, in the eastern part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The region, which includes the adjacent Serengeti National Park and Maswe Game Reserve, is a popular destination for sightseers served by Coastal Aviation and its…

TedGlobal in Tanzania focuses on African tech and talent

As TedGlobal 2017 continues in Tanzania, neurotechnology pioneer Oshiorenoya Agabi of Nigeria has grabbed global headlines with his talk on how to fuse silicon chips and neurons to deliver a revolution in artificial intelligence and computational capacity. That’s the work he’s doing at Koniku in San Francisco, but Agabi was…

Tanzanian seeks more evidence in Hammarskjöld death investigation

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has asked member nations to cooperate with Tanzanian Mohamed Othman as he continues a comprehensive investigation into the death of former UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjöld – a case that is now more than a half-century old. Othman, the former chief justice of Tanzania, leads an inquiry…