Outgoing Tanzania president Jakaya Kikwete says concerned, directs talks after poll was dramatically nullified .
His running mate Samia Suluhu Hassan will become Tanzania's first ever female vice president.
Three votes on Sunday reveal Africa’s many faces, and could change the continent in rather unexpected ways
What do a 'third term Central Africa corridor', a long-ruling party and big infrastructure have in common? Plenty...
UPDATED: Tanzania rivals dash for finish line in Sunday election; opposition says to reject rigged vote
Analysts warn the unusually tight race could spark tensions, with the opposition providing the stiffest challenge to the CCM since 1995.
‘For the first time we don’t know who will win’: Tanzania ‘Bulldozer’ faces ex-premier in tight election
The suspense is unlike any other in east African country, despite 50-year history of consistent and peaceful voting. It is bruising.
Uganda's Museveni eyes easy win as rivals' coalition collapses; in Tanzania odds against opposition front
Coalitions in Africa are generally hit and miss, but in East Africa drama is never too far away, as happenings this week have showed.
Tanzania poll boss in alarm after 'militia training' claims made ahead of country's closest election yet
The disturbing claim has emerged as campaigning heats up prior to the October 25 ballot in one of Africa's most stable countries.
Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) John Magufuli is hoping to succeed President Jakaya Kikwete and has waded into a controversial issue.
Coalition party says Its campaign events are being blocked as October 25 ballot nears.
As second ex-prime minister decamps to the opposition, Tanzania election race to be the country's tightest ever
The ruling CCM is seen as weakened by internal splits and corruption scandals, while the opposition has nominated a joint candidate.
Edward Lowassa came up short in attempt to succeed outgoing president Jakaya Kikwete on Chama Cha Mapinduzi ticket.
Tanzania has held regular elections since 1964, with CCM dominating governance of the nation.
Ruling parties scoff at 'Nigeria template': Ethiopia declares election success, Tanzania to pick presidential candidate
In Nigeria the ruling party was dethroned, but in two other African major economies, there is no chance of a repeat.
Court backs controversial third term bid for Pierre Nkurunziza, stoking fears of a rapid escalation and a return to conflict.
Country faces a crucial poll in June that could strengthen regional gains, or push it back in a horror past, as president digs in.
Mine's bigger than yours: Tanzania just as corrupt as Kenya and Uganda, so why don't donors cry thief loudly?
Because stability really matters. But the honeymoon is ending, it would seem.