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Arrests Of Pregnant Schoolgirls Illegal: Amnesty International

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Tanzanian authorities have been criticized and condemned by campaigners for arresting five pregnant schoolgirls in the age group of 16 and 19. Police detained the girls from southeastern town of Tandahimba last weekend and later were released on bail. Presently the five girls are with their parents. Equality Now charity’s lawyer, Christa Stewart, said wrong message has been sent by ...

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Magufuli Is Authoritarian: Critics

Tanzanian President John Magufuli is nicknamed “The Bulldozer” by critics and oppositions in the country for his strictness in choking out policies and no-holds-barred fight against corruption. His hashtag #whatwouldmagufulido has become trending in the region where people praises as well as mocks his implementations and the way he is saving national funds from being misused. Lately, critics are saying ...

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Magufuli Earns Mandela Peace Prize

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There is one more recognitions to Tanzanian president John Magufuli and it something very positive unlike his nickname The Bulldozer. He has bagged the Mandela Peace Prize even though the Paris-based Mandela Institute itself is very controversial. Based on 4,955 favored applicants the Mandela Peace Prize jury cited immense contribution of Magufuli to the promotion of peace and social equality ...

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Tandahimba DC Orders Arrest Of Pregnant School Girls

Tandahimba DC Orders Arrest Of Pregnant School Girls

Tandahimba District Commissioner Sebastian Waryuba has come up with strict order in the district in an effort to end school student pregnancies. He has asked the arrest of 55 secondary school girls who were left pregnant in the period of last two years. The DC said Monday in a district consultative committee meeting that parents of the listed children are ...

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Government Should Be Transparent While Making Contracts With MNCs In Mining

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Finnish ambassador Pekka Hukka said the Tanzanian government need to be transparent in the mining sector while making contracts with multinational companies. Speaking on the sidelines of a tree planting event on Saturday and hailing President John Magufuli he added members of the public under such procedures will be made aware of their own resources. The ambassador mentioned, “It’s high ...

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John Magufuli Is One Of Lowest Paid African Leaders

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is one of the lowest paid leaders in Africa and earns a monthly salary of just about $4,000, to be exact the figure is 9 million Tanzania shillings only. Magufuli revealed his salary on Tuesday in financial capital Dar es Salaam and said his government has cut down salaries of executives too at state-owned companies at ...

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Government Bans Weekly Tabloid Mwanahalisi

The John Magufuli government cracked down on media once again and banned weekly tabloid Mwanahalisi for two years citing the publication failed to adhere to professionalism. On Monday Mwanahalisi published an article titled Tumuombee nani, Magufuli au Tundu Lissu? that literally means in English as “Whom should we pray for Magufuli or Tundu Lissu?” According to Director General of Information ...

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