Tag Archives: John Magufuli

28 November 18

John Magufuli just proved Tanzania losing aid is a win for China

In Tanzania, the government is stepping up its efforts to criminalise homosexuality, prompting a number of foreign donors to withhold aid to the East African nation in light of recent developments and comment from senior officials. On Tuesday, President John
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12 November 18

Tanzania: President threatens to deploy army in cashew nut crisis

Tanzania President John Magufuli has threatened to deploy the army amid a dispute between farmers and traders over the price of cashew nuts.

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12 September 18

Tanzania President calls for an end to birth control

Tanzania President John Magufuli has called upon couples in the country to stop using contraception.

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15 July 18

Tanzania: President Magufuli says prisoners should be made to work ‘ night and day’

Tanzania President John Magufuli says prisoners in the country should be made to work “night and day” while suggesting prison officers should “kick them” if inmates show laziness.

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10 June 18

Tanzania orders unlicensed bloggers to shut down websites

Tanzania’s government has ordered all unlicensed bloggers to shut down their websites following the introduction of new online publishing regulations.

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20 April 18

Tanzania has warned people against protesting – and it seems to be working

For weeks, the Tanzanian government has been warning citizens against taking to the streets in protest on April 26. A US-based activist had called for nationwide protests against John Magufuli’s government as complaints about suppressing civil freedoms increase. Despite this, the
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13 February 18

Tanzania: Church accuses government of hurting democracy

Tanzania’s Catholic Church has accused President John Magufuli’s government of hurting democracy by suppressing freedom of expression.

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12 December 17

Kenya president condemns killing of peacekeepers in DRC

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta has condemned the killing of 15 Tanzanian soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), who were operating as part of a United Nations peacekeeping mission.

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12 October 17

Tanzania: Key investor accuses ‘Bulldozer’ president of scaring away investors

One of the biggest investors in Tanzania has accused President John Magufuli of scaring away foreign investors with his policies.

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27 August 17

LHRC tells Tanzania to stop harassing MPs after three arrested for insulting president

Tanzania’s leading rights group has called on the government to stop harassing MPs following the arrest of three opposition lawmakers.

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