Tanzania journalist arrested over 'fake news'

Tanzania journalist arrested over ‘fake news’

By AFPMore by this Author A Tanzanian journalist has been arrested for “publishing false information” after broadcasting a story about police brutality, his lawyer said Friday, the latest crackdown on free press in the country. Joseph Gandye, who works for local station Watetezi TV, was arrested Thursday in the financial capital Dar es Salaam and […]

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Kenya raring to go in defence of East Africa crown

Kenya raring to go in defence of East Africa crown

By BRIAN YONGAMore by this Author Arusha, Tanzania will come alive as the 18th edition of the East Africa Secondary Schools Games gets underway on Friday afternoon at the Sheikh Abeid Stadium. Various secondary schools from Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Zanzibar and debutants Malawi will battle for honours in 14 disciplines over the next […]

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Inside Migne's troubled tenure as Harambee Stars coach

Inside Migne’s troubled tenure as Harambee Stars coach

By DAVID KWALIMWAMore by this Author Ten days ago, former Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne publicly dared Football Kenya Federation (FKF) president Nick Mwendwa to sack him. “If the federation wants to fire me, let them fire me. But again, if paying my salary is an issue, will they manage to pay out my contract?” […]

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Tanzania: 60 dead after fuel tanker bursts into flames

Tanzania: 60 dead after fuel tanker bursts into flames

By THE CITIZENMore by this Author Sixty people died while 70 were seriously injured in Morogoro town, Tanzania, on Saturday morning when a fuel tanker burst into flames. Reports indicated that the victims included motorcyclists who rushed to the scene in Msamvu to collect leaking fuel after the vehicle overturned. Others were food vendors along […]

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Tanzania sins against journalists in ways Kenya and Uganda don’t

Tanzania sins against journalists in ways Kenya and Uganda don’t

By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBOMore by this Author Tanzania authorities finally produced investigative journalist and author Erick Kabendera in court on Monday and charged him with a crime. However, it was not the crime everyone was expecting they would slap on him. After they grabbed him from his home in Dar es Salaam on July 29, the […]

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Tanzania journalist Kabendera charged with money laundering, tax evasion

Tanzania journalist Kabendera charged with money laundering, tax evasion

By DOROTHY NDALUMore by this Author Tanzanian journalist Erick Kabendera was on Monday charged with economic crimes, a week after his arrest. At the Resident Magistrate’s Court in Kisutu in Tanzania’s capital Dar es Salaam, he was charged with crimes including tax evasion and money laundering. Mr Kabendera, who was arrested on the evening of […]

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