A court in Tanzania convicted nine opposition leaders and legislators on Tuesday of making seditious statements and imposed five-month jail terms or a fine, which could heighten activists’ fears that democratic dissent is being stifled.
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Northern Cape has labelled Premier Dr Zamani Saul a constitutional delinquent.
Tanzanian investigative journalist Erick Kabendera has been set free after spending seven months in prison.
Tanzanian Pastor Boniface Mwamposa was arrested after at least 20 people were killed and dozens were hurt in a stampede as worshippers rushed to be anointed during a church service in northern Tanzania, officials said on Sunday.
At least 20 people have been killed and over a dozen injured in a stampede during a church service at a stadium in northern Tanzania, a government official said on Sunday.