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Journalists Voice Ban On Newspapers Unfair, Unlawful

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Activists and journalists in Tanzania are now concerned over press freedom following the fourth newspaper ban since June this year. They have urged President John Magufuli lately to overturn the decision and allow Tanzania Daima newspaper to start publication. Authorities accuse the opposition-leaning newspaper has been spreading false information continuously. Tanzania Daima paper has a daily circulation of 30,000 and ...

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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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Talks With Egypt Fruitful; Mega-Meat Processing Plant To Be Constructed: Magufuli

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Egypt will be investing in Tanzania and the primary project will be constructing a meat processing unit apart from education, health, defense, security and agriculture. Addressing to the press in Dar es Salaam jointly with Egyptian President El-Sisi, the Tanzanian President John Magufuli said the new mega-meat processing plant will bring big relief to the livestock keepers in the country ...

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John Magufuli Talks About Repossessing Unused Land

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President John Magufuli announced Tuesday to be repossessing idle land to make it useful for those who need it and use it for several purposes including farming. Addressing to a public meeting in Tanga region the president said the land would be distributed after repossess to those individual who really need it and can use it. He added there are ...

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Opposition MP Faces Arrest Over Allegations To Have Insulted President

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Member of Parliament from opposition party in Tanzania faces arrest after allegedly insulting President John Magufuli. Halima Mdee criticized viciously the president’s decision on teenage mums. She used abusive language against him. She also condemned the ban of teenage mothers from schooling even after giving birth to the baby calling it archaic and unconstitutional. In Tanzania using abusive language against ...

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Magufuli’s Punishment On Gender Basis Trapping Girls Into Poverty Cycle

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Literacy data reveals one among four females in Tanzania is not literate. Amid such poor literacy rate it is sad for women group that President John Magufuli has banned pregnant schoolgirls from entering the school, even after giving birth to the baby. The rights group adds the president is punishing pregnant girls by penalizing them on the basis of gender ...

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