Tag Archives: John Magufuli

08 January 21

Tanzania: John Magufuli asks China to forgive outstanding debt

Tanzania President John Magufuli has appealed to China to forgive some debt incurred by the East African nation.

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05 November 20

Tanzania: John Magufuli wins second term in disputed election

Tanzania President John Magufuli has secured a second term in power after winning a landslide victory in the country’s latest presidential election.

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05 November 20

Tanzania: John Magufuli sworn in after contested election win

Tanzania President John Magufuli was sworn in for the second time on Thursday after his contested landslide election win last month.

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03 September 20

HRW: Tanzania freedoms threatened ahead of elections

Human Rights Watch (HRW) warns that authorities in Tanzania are stepping up repression of opposition parties, nongovernmental organizations, and the media in the build-up to presidential elections later this year.

28 August 20

Tanzania election: 15 candidates approved for presidential vote

Tanzania has approved 15 candidates for the country’s upcoming presidential election who will compete against current leader John Magufuil.

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27 May 20

Tanzania: Magufuli accused of covering up Covid-19 outbreak

Opposition groups in Tanzania have accused President John Magufuli of covering a major outbreak of Covid-19 in the country.

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22 April 20

Tanzania president calls for debt relief to aid coronavirus battle

Tanzania President John Magufuli has called upon international creditors to write off debts owed by African nations to help them fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

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25 February 20

Tanzania: Journalist Erick Kabendera freed, seven months after arrest

Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera has been released, seven months after his arrest.

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27 January 20

Tanzania: Calls for World Bank to scrap $500m loan over rights concerns

Activists in Tanzania are calling for the World Bank to scrap plans for a $500 million loan to the country over human rights concerns.

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21 December 19

Tanzania: Police arrest ‘abducted’ activist

Police in Tanzania say they have arrested an activist who was reported as having been abducted by the rights group he works for.

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