While Magufuli's clampdown on corruption is welcomed, some are worried by his banning opposition rallies and placing heavy restrictions on the media.
President John Pombe Magufuli's maiden visit to Kenya should end the grandstanding between the two countries, writes Sekou Toure Otondi.
First Uganda opted for Tanzania pipeline, now Rwanda abandons Kenya SGR rail route, picks Dar es Salaam
In March Tanzania and Uganda agreed to build a $4 billion pipeline to transport crude oil from Kabale in Uganda to Tanga Port in Tanzania
Tanzania begins push to sell benefits of Uganda oil pipeline project to citizens in north-eastern region
Upon completion, the project is envisaged to create 15,000 jobs during its execution
Said weak management at the author had cost the nation about $181.7 million annually
Tanzania and Kenya have for years courted Uganda for the billion-dollar pipe, but Magufuli goes home with bride after Nairobi offers only a dream.
The 680m long bridge is the longest cable stayed bridge in East Africa
Tanzania’s Magufuli picks another good fight – this time to cut traffic jams in Dar es Salaam by 80%
The notorious traffic jams could cost the city’s economy more than $548 million over the next three years
Magufuli strikes again - cancels celebrations marking Tanzania's key Union Day to 'save money for road project'
He canned Independence Day and ordered the $2m set aside for the festivities be used to construct a 4.3 km road section in Dar es Salaam.
Kenya is competing with Tanzania to build a pipeline from oilfields in western Uganda
Tanzania’s Magufuli said he’d agreed with his Uganda’s Museveni to route it through his country. Tullow says decision is “above our pay grade”
The fight against graft would help address perception that governance had deteriorated in Tanzania in recent years
The Gupta 'state capture' reveals South Africa's worst nightmare: that it's becoming an 'African country'
But there's a lifeline - state "weakness" means that you can refashion, and reorder the state with relative ease, as Magufuli's Tanzania has shown us
There have been wider tensions around Zanzibar’s union with the mainland, with some parties wanting to break ties and return to independence
Billion-dollar pipe could change economic geopolitics in the increasingly energy-rich region.
…as Nairobi puts on a brave face; says such a deal would have been agreed beforehand between presidents Museveni and Kenyatta.
Billions of shillings have spent on schools, water projects and an electricity over the past three months - money that wasn’t previously available
Tale of two economies: World Bank nearly halves S. Africa forecast, Tanzania bumps up projections to 7.2%
South Africa 'is flirting with recession' after a year of major shocks, but in Tanzania, the future seemingly has never been so rosy
Zanzibar to vote again after scrapped presidential poll; an opposition win could be a headache for Magufuli
Zanzibar has experienced sectarian and political tensions in recent years with the unrest affecting the islands' key tourist industry.