| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:50 AM
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania -- President Obama said Monday that national security officials are evaluating a report published this weekend claiming that the United States spied on its allies at the European Union, even as he dismissed espionage among...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:10 AM
DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – President Obama said Monday that Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has more work to do to create a “responsive and truly representative” government, sidestepping the question of whether Morsi should step down...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about 65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Religion News Service reporter Omar Sacirby writes about Muslim atheletes competing in the Olympics during Ramadan: Surprisingly, winning one when you’re fasting for Ramadan is not that much harder. At least, not for Suleiman Nyambui of Tanzania,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:52 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:18 AM
A former Washington State ferry capsized and sank off the coast of Tanzania Wednesday, killing 37 people and leaving dozens missing, the Red Cross said.
The vessel, identified by the BBC as the M/V Skagit, with about 290 people aboard -- including 31...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:44 AM
It's interesting how life works sometimes. I'm getting a chance to relive a cherished volunteer experience through an event this weekend.
For several months during 2007, I volunteered in a rural village of Tanzania, at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. A...
| Jan 25, 2013
Benefit concert The Tanzanian Children's Project presents an Irish music concert featuring the Tanzania Ceili Band, Dileab Phriseal and Ellis Island, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Wilde Lake Interfaith Center, 10431 Twin Rivers Road. Tickets are...
| Jan 11, 2013
An exhibition featuring the fiber artwork of Joan Raciti and the photography of Kathy Glyshaw and Dorothy David is on view through Feb. 23 at the Bernice Kish Gallery at Slayton House, 10400 Cross Fox Lane. A reception with refreshments...
| Dec 4, 2012
For a series starting in Sunday's Tribune, Tribune reporter Steve Johnson and photographer Chris Sweda traveled to Tanzania to report on efforts to eradicate rabies. Steve explains why:
“I was intrigued to learn that what most people think of as a...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:30 AM
During a trip to Africa this summer, Karen Rubin stayed at the Grumeti tented camp in northern Tanzania. While there, she had a surprising encounter with one of the locals.
"I was unpacking, and this hippo wandered in front of my tent," she said. "I...