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After Torture, Ex-Detainee Is Still Captive of ‘The Darkness’
The United States subjected Suleiman Abdullah Salim to harsh tactics in a secret prison and held him without charge for years. He was found not to be a terrorist threat, but he pays a deep price to this day.
Wing Flap Confirmed as Malaysia Airlines Debris
The Boeing 777-200 part, found on a Tanzanian island, came from Flight 370, which mysteriously disappeared in March 2014, officials said.
Philanthropic Group Asks Rich Women for Work as Well as Money
In an unusual approach for a nonprofit, the Maverick Collective also asks its donors to give their time and expertise to the organizations they fund.
Scientists Devise New Way to Find an Elusive Element: Helium
Researchers prospecting in a volcanic region in Tanzania have found a significant reservoir of the gas, which is crucial for equipment like M.R.I. machines.
It’s Dogs vs. Poachers in the Fight to Protect Elephants
Tanzania has trained four Belgian Malinois to check cargo and luggage for smuggled ivory at the main airport and port in Dar es Salaam.
Long Emphasis on Terror May Hurt U.S. in Conventional War, Army Chief Says
On his way to talks in Africa, Gen. Mark A. Milley, the Army chief of staff, said that troops who began training after Sept. 11, 2001, knew “nothing but fighting terrorists and guerrillas.”
Tanzanian Women Face High Rates of Abortion-Related Deaths
According to a recent study, deaths result from several factors and women in some regions die much more often than others.
Goldman Prize For Six Bottom-Up Environmental Leaders
A big award honors and supports activists working at the local level on big environmental problems.
Ring of Elephant Poachers Broken Up by Tanzanian Authorities
An inquiry into a British pilot’s death led to nine arrests — including a conservation intelligence officer — on charges of poaching elephants for their ivory.
Killing of Pilot Highlights Tanzania’s Struggle With Poachers
Officials said they were closing in on the poachers who shot and killed a British helicopter pilot, in a country whose elephant population has declined drastically.
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