Authorities in Tanzania have confirmed that the gunman who killed three policemen and a security guard in Dar es Salaam on August 25, was motivated by Islamic extremism.
A gunman opens fire near the French embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, killing three policemen and an employee of a private security company, and wounding six other people. The gunman was shot dead by responding security forces.
Justice Michael Alexander Soole sentences Paul Moore to lifetime incarceration with a minimum imprisonment of 20 years for using his car to attack Muslims following a string of terror attacks in 2017 linked to Islamic extremism.
A rerun of Zanzibar's presidential election takes place amid an opposition boycott. The election originally occurred at the same time as Tanzania's general election in 2015 but was annulled because of supposed fraud.
At least 32 people are killed in several hours of explosions due to an accident at a munitions dump in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania closing the city's airport, destroying homes, a school and sending debris flying across the city as thousands of people seek shelter in a stadium. The death toll is expected to rise.