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Magufuli Targeting Freedom of Expression: Critics

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Is it really true, as claimed by several critics, President John Magufuli is deliberately targeting freedom of expression. The new law regulating online-related content in Tanzania titled as the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2017 requires bloggers, onine radio and television streaming service providers need to pay an annual fee of more than $900 apart from applying for ...

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Tanzania Charging Money From Bloggers

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Blogging is not free in Tanzania now. You need to pay about $930 per anum to the government to be certified as blogger in the country. The new online regulations also encompass online radio and television streaming services. It is not to forget the gross national income per capital is just $900 in Tanzania. The John Magufuli government asks applicants ...

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Transcendent Tanzanite: Only Found in Tanzania

Transcendent Tanzanite

Named for the east African country Tanzania, the only place in the world where it has been found, tanzanite is celebrated for its unique colour. Its deep blue hue with purple undertones is unmatched in the gemstone industry. The Discovery of Tanzanite Although a newcomer to the jewelry market, tanzanite’s unusual discovery and subsequent marketing campaign have given it a ...

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Abu Dhabi Extending Concessionary Loan To Tanzania

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has further extended its concessionary loan to Tanzania for financing the upgradation of 51km of Uvinza-Ilunde-Malagarasi Road. Director General of ADFD, Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, signed the agreement of loan valued at AED55 million at the ADFD headquarters in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Ambassador of Tanzania to the UAE and other officials ...

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Two Arrested Initiating Protest Against Magufuli

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The increasing authoritarianism of Tanzanian President John Magufuli is now being protested. A call has been made on social media by an opposition activist for April 26. The message has been spread widely in past sevearl weeks. To overcome such protest a harsh response has been prompted by the government. Police arrested a farmer and a drive on Wednesday alleging ...

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More Than 300 New Industries Built In Past Two Years In Tanzania

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The past two years have been fruitful for the people in Tanzania following John Magufuli taking the office of president. Finance and Planning Minister said Wednesday to the Parliamentarians over 3,600 small to large scale industries have come up in the country during the period. Dr Philip Mpango was addressing while presenting a 32.5trn draft budget for FY 2018/19 to ...

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John Magufuli Warns People From Participating In Illegal Protests

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President John Magufuli has warned people not to take part in any illegal demonstration or else face severe crackdown as street protests lead to derailment of economic reforms. Nicknamed as ‘the Bulldozer,’ the president introduced several anti-corruption measures and various economic reforms like reducing the wasteful government spending after taking presidential oath. Addressing to the people in northwestern part of ...

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