Tanzania President John Magufuli has secured a second term in power after winning a landslide victory in the country’s latest presidential election.
Tanzania President John Magufuli was sworn in for the second time on Thursday after his contested landslide election win last month.
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.
Tanzania has approved 15 candidates for the country’s upcoming presidential election who will compete against current leader John Magufuil.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused Tanzania’s ruling party of threatening opposition leaders in the latest report from the organisation criticising the government’s attack on free speech.