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.
Tanzania’s government has ordered all unlicensed bloggers to shut down their websites following the introduction of new online publishing regulations.
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
Tanzania’s Catholic Church has accused President John Magufuli’s government of hurting democracy by suppressing freedom of expression.
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.
One of the biggest investors in Tanzania has accused President John Magufuli of scaring away foreign investors with his policies.
Tanzania’s leading rights group has called on the government to stop harassing MPs following the arrest of three opposition lawmakers.
A female MP in Tanzania has been arrested for allegedly insulting President John Magufuli.
Tanzanian newspaper Mawio is facing a two-year ban after reporting on a misconduct investigation that implicates two former presidents.
Tanzania President John Magufuli dismissed more than 9,900 civil servants on Friday for having forged educational certificates.