John Magufuli

Tanzania: Chinese aid better for its ‘fewer conditions’ – Magufuli

Tanzanian President John Magufuli, who has been threatened by review of relations by the country’s allies over human rights concerns, said on Tuesday he prefers assistance from China, as Beijing imposes fewer conditions. “The thing that makes you happy about their aid is that it is not tied to any conditions. When they decide to […]

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Report – 86 dead already in Tanzania ferry accident.

The death tool from a ferry accident in Tanzania has reached eighty-six as rescue operations continue, a local newspaper, The Citizen Tanzania, reported on Friday morning. President Magufuli mourns the dead,More than 40 pulled alive from the lake . Regional Police Commander said vessel may have been overloaded ,Ferry was heading to Ukara Island. President […]

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Tanzanian Lawmakers call out President over contraceptive statement.

Lawmakers in Tanzania have called out president John Pombe Magufuli for telling women in the country to give up contraceptive methods, arguing that the president’s position is not consistent with existing national policies. Magufuli, who is an advocate for large families and huge populations, told citizens attending a rally on Sunday to keep reproducing because […]

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Tanzanian government prevails over bloggers in court.

 Tanzania’s government won a court case on Tuesday against bloggers and activists who sought to block the enforcement of tough, new online content regulations that require them to be registered and declare their financial backers. Earlier this month, six human rights watchdogs, media organisations and bloggers successfully applied for a temporary court injunction against the […]

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