Tag Archives: John Magufuli

05 April 17

Tanzania: President fires minister over press freedom row, sends warning shot to media

Tanzanian President John Magufuli warned the country’s media organisations to “be careful” on Friday after sacking a minister for defending press freedom.

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09 November 16

Tanzania President Denies Suppressing Democracy

Tanzania President John Magufuli has denied criticism that his regime is “suppressing democracy” for the sake of developing the country’s economy.

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24 September 16

Tanzania: Five Charged with Cybercrime for Insulting President

Five Tanzanians have been charged with cybercrime for criticising President John Magufuli on WhatsApp social media.

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02 August 16

Is John Magufuli East Africa’s Next Paul Kagame?

Last week, Tanzania President John Magufuli threatened to crack down on opposition protests “without mercy”. It’s the latest in a series of moves to outrage his opponents. They say he’s an undemocratic leader seeking to create an authoritarian state. And, while his
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31 July 16

Tanzania: President Threatens Crackdown on Protesters

Tanzania President John Magufuli threatened protestors on Friday, promising to crackdown “without mercy”.

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01 June 16

Is John Magufuli the Leader Africa Has Been Waiting For?

Last October, the most tightly fought election in Tanzania’s history named John Magufuli as the country’s new president.

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25 May 16

Tanzania: President Magufuli Fires ‘Drunk’ Minister

Tanzania President John Magufuli has fired a home affairs minister accused of being drunk while attending parliament.

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17 February 16

Magufuli Marks 100 Days in Office As Tanzania President

Tanzania President John Magufuli continues to make headlines after marking 100 days in office as the county’s latest president.

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