• November 22, 2010

    Arms firm BAE Systems will appear in court to agree a "plea bargain" over alleged corruption. But the legality of the settlement has been questioned.

  • November 1, 2010

    Christian Aid has called on Tanzania to end tax anomalies that have deprived a country rich in mineral resources of badly needed revenue that could help the poor.

  • April 15, 2010

    The Serious Fraud Office remains under pressure over its controversial 'plea bargain' with the multinational arms company BAE Systems, despite the end of legal action.

  • March 25, 2010

    A judge has refused to allow a legal challenge over a recent decision by the Serious Fraud Office to abandon several corruption investigations into the multinational arms company BAE Systems.

  • February 26, 2010

    The High Court has been asked not to grant approval for a Serious Fraud Office (SFO) settlement with the arms company BAE Systems. Campaigners want a judicial review of the SFO's decision to drop investigations into the company.

  • February 9, 2010

    Faced with allegations of corruption in five continents, the arms company BAE Systems have agreed with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to pay out £30 million and admit to criminal charges involving “accounting irregularities”.

  • February 6, 2010

    The Serious Fraud Office has triggered outrage by reaching a “plea bargain” with the arms company BAE Systems. BAE have admitted to two criminal charges and agreed to pay over £280 million, but will not face court.

  • February 12, 2008

    Established in 1964, Tanzania suffered for many years under the policies of President Julius Nyerere. His government failed because of its inefficiency and corruption, and because of persistent social resistance to it. Sponsor a child in Tanzania

  • January 19, 2008

    Doopsgezind WereldWerk, the Dutch Mennonite Organization for Solidarity and Peace has been sending shipments of medical supplies and hospital equipment on to hospitals in Shirati and Mugumu in Tanzania, pioneering health care institutions.

  • October 26, 2007

    On the southern slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro, a small bank owned by 330,000 members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania's Northern District is improving the lives of poor people, while still managing to make a profit.