TANZANIA

  • LISSU TAKES ON THE BULLDOZER

    by - Dec 3, 2019
    Tanzanian opposition leader, Tundu Lissu, has declared that he is ready to contest for the presidency in 2020 if his Chadema party gives him the ticket. Mr Lissu, who has been abroad for two years for...
  • FIVE THINGS TANZANIA’S ‘BULLDOZER’ MAGUFULI HAS BANNED

    by - Mar 16, 2019
    This year began with a new ban in Tanzania – all public hospitals were forbidden from televising entertainment programmes and told to show only health-related content. Since President John Pombe Magufuli, nicknamed “The Bulldozer”, came to...
  • AUTHORITIANISM AND ASSASSINATION: WELCOME TO THE NEW TANZANIA

    by - Apr 6, 2018
    On September 7, 2017, the Tanzanian opposition leader Tundu Lissu was heading home from work. As Chief Whip of the opposition Chadema party, he had been participating in parliamentary discussions on disagreements between Tanzania and Malawi...