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Tanzanian court stops govt from making online content regulations

Tanzanian High Court on Friday restrained the government from starting to regulate online content, which was to begin on Saturday. Neville Meena, secretary of the Tanzania Editors Forum (TEF), said the court’s decision followed submissions made by six institutions on April 30 asking the court to restrain the government from …

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Dead toll raises to nine in Tanzanian flood

Nine people were killed in floods in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam, officials said on Monday. Downpours, common during the East African country’s rainy season, caused the flooding, which badly damaged infrastructure, said Dar es Salaam police official, Lazaro Mambosasa. FOLLOW US ON:  INSTAGRAM, LINKEDIN, YOUTUBE, TWITTER & FACEBOOK Major roads were flooded, …

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Tanzania’s government has approved a law that will regulate content posted online, introducing fees for bloggers and online media in addition to policing morals and authenticity of social media users. The regulation known as the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2018, was initially published by the Tanzania Communications …

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24 dead people in Tanzania road crash

Twenty-four people died after a bus collided with a truck in eastern Tanzania on Saturday evening, according to a witness and press reports. “A public transport minibus collided with a truck in Mparanga, in the Mkuranga district,” witness John Nyoni said by telephone. “We were able to count with 24 …

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Tanzania police set to resist anti-government protesters.

Tanzania police have arrested two people in connection with anti-government protests planned for April 26. The police also dismissed that the country was under authoritarian leadership. Police chief in the city of Dodoma, Gilles Muroto paraded the two people, a farmer and driver, for calling on citizens to protest against …

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Tanzania: Opposition politician hacked to death

An opposition politician was hacked to death at his home in central Tanzania on Thursday night, police said on Friday, as his party described the murder as a “political assassination.” Godfrey Luena, of the Chadema party, was the elected head of the small Namawala municipality in the central Morogoro Region. …

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