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Tanzanian court finds opposition leader guilty of sedition, sets him free

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A Tanzanian court ruled on Friday that an opposition leader was guilty of sedition and incitement on accusations that he falsely said some 100...

Tanzania/Zambia border re-opening on the cards

Zambia, which closed its border with Tanzania to stem the spread of coronavirus, could reach an agreement with its neighbour over passage of cargo...

Concerns about coronavirus secrecy in Tanzania

Tanzania released its latest update on coronavirus infections after four days of silence from officials on Wednesday, drawing opposition criticism that the government is...

Sentences for sedition in Tanzania

A Tanzanian court convicted nine opposition leaders and legislators of making seditious statements and imposed five-month jail terms or a fine, which could heighten...

Tanzanian journalist pleads guilty, released

A prominent Tanzanian journalist arrested in July was released after pleading guilty of tax evasion and money laundering in a case critics said was...

US hands over military equipment to Tanzania

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The United States has handed over $18 million worth of equipment and training to the Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) as part of its...

Tanzanian official banned in US after gay crackdown

The US banned a Tanzanian official who announced a crackdown on homosexuality in Dar es Salaam in 2018. The US State Department said it...

Air Tanzania maiden China flight postponed due to coronavirus

Tanzania’s national carrier will postpone its maiden flights from Dar es Salaam to China, citing concerns over the spread of a coronavirus that killed...

ISS: Magufuli is driving Tanzania further from human rights

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Tanzanian president John Magufuli continues to drive his country away from good governance, democracy and human rights. His latest move was to withdraw Tanzania’s...

Tanzania protests aircraft impoundment

Tanzania summoned Canada’s envoy to protest after an aircraft set to be delivered to state-owned Air Tanzania was impounded in a land compensation dispute,...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...