Activists in Tanzania are calling for the World Bank to scrap plans for a $500 million loan to the country over human rights concerns.
Police in Tanzania say they have arrested an activist who was reported as having been abducted by the rights group he works for.
Throughout 2019, Tanzania President John Magufuli has been accused of repressing political freedom and human rights in the country. This continues a worrying trend in Tanzania, following a string of measures in 2018 affecting the rights of political opposition, journalists,
Amnesty International has criticised the government of Tanzania for withdrawing the right of individuals and NGOs in the country to file cases against it at the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.
The United Kingdom and the United States have both expressed concerns over the legitimacy of Tanzania’s landslide local elections that saw President John Magufuli’s ruling party won 99 percent of available seats.
A popular Tanzanian comedian is being held by police after sharing face-swap images of himself and President John Magufuli, according to his lawyer.
Two prominent rights groups have criticised Tanzania President John Magufuli, accusing him of creating an increasingly repressive regime.
Tanzania President John Magufuli has moved his office to the country’s new capital of Dodoma, fulfilling his pledge to relocate his government to the city by the end of 2019.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) says detained Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera needs urgent medical attention.
Tanzania’s National Bank of Commerce has been fined 1 billion Tanzanian shillings (US$435,000) after failing to establish its own data centre.