Africa East Africa World 

Tanzania’s PM says president is in his office working hard

– – Tanzania’s Prime Minister, Kassim Majaliwa has said that the country’s President John Magufuli is in the country and working hard in his office. He was reacting to media reports of Mr. Magufuli contracting Covid-19 and receiving medical treatment abroad. President Magufuli hasn’t been seen in public for weeks, an unusual posturing of the Tanzanian leader who is very… Read More
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Tanzania’s President Magufuli in India for Covid-19 treatment

– – Tanzania’s President John Magufuli is reportedly in India for further treatment for Covid-19, the country’s main opposition leader has said. John Magufuli this week was said to be on admission at a Kenyan hospital undergoing medical treatment for Covid-19. Opposition leader Tundu Lissu who said Magufuli had coronavirus and a cardiac arrest has also revealed that the Tanzanian… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Tanzania: Has Magufuli been hospitalized amid Covid-19 denial?

– – Tanzanian President John Magufuli is reported to be seriously ill with breathing challenges and has been hospitalized. Details are still scanty about his condition but those familiar with the development say he contracted Covid-19. The President who was hoping to avoid hospitalization given his stance had to give in due to reported deteriorating health condition. Magufuli Pombe is… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Tanzania’s President calls for prayer and fasting to defeat Covid-19

– – Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has called for three days of prayer and fasting to defeat Covid-19. Magufuli last year declared that Covid-19 was satanic and refused to order vaccines for his citizens. According to Magufuli the vaccines could harm the population, but he didn’t provide any evidence to back that claim. He said Tanzania had defeated Covid-19 last… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Tanzania says it has ‘no plans to receive’ Covid-19 vaccines

– – Tanzania has said that it doesn’t have plans of importing Covid-19 vaccines to protect citizens. The country’s Health Minister Dorothy Gwajima is reported as saying that Tanzania is yet to decide whether or not it wants to import the Covid-19 vaccines. Tanzania is already reeling under surge in infections and the virus related deaths. “For now the government… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Tanzanian opposition leader ‘won’t accept poll results’

– – The leader of Tanzania’s main opposition party Chadema, Tundu Lissu has said that he will not accept the results of Wednesday’s general election. He has alleged that there were voting irregularities and fraud in Wednesday’s general election. The head of the National Elections Commission, Semistocles Kaijage has however rejected those claims, saying there was no evidence to that.… Read More
Africa East Africa World 

Tanzania: Magufuli wants men who impregnate schoolgirls jailed

The President of Tanzania, John Magufuli has said that men who impregnate school girls thereby distracting them from schooling should be jailed. Magufuli expressed shock at the rate of pregnancy among school girls in Tanzania’s south-western region of Rukwa. In the said region some 229 schoolgirls had been impregnated by men who were not punished. During his visit to the… Read More
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ICC in hot water again with African Leaders over its Probe of Burundi

(AGV):Tanzania President is Furious over ICC’s Meddling in Burundi. A statement from the office of Tanzanian President John Magufuli said the court’s decision “compromised efforts” of an East African Community (EAC) committee “charged with seeking a resolution to the Burundi conflict.” The committee is led by Uganda President Yoweri Museveni and former Tanzanian President Benjamin Mkapa. Ugandan President Museveni on… Read More
Magufuli East Africa 

Tanzania: John Magufuli declares ‘Media freedom has limits’

The much heralded John Magufuli, President United Republic of Tanzania, has raised serious concerns by his statement declaring that “Media freedom has limits” during oath taking ceremony of his cabinet ministers.   PPF Secretary General Owais Aslam Ali in his letter urged the government to take decisive action for the freedom of media and avoid restrictive approach to press freedom. Read More