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Tanzanian court rejects appeal to stop ‘one-party’ draft law

Tanzania’s High Court on Monday rejected a petition from some opposition leaders to halt parliamentary debate on draft legislation they say would criminalize many legitimate political activities and cement “one-party” rule.

Tanzania president John Magufuli says his party will rule ‘forever’

Tanzania's President John Magufuli who has come under fire for his authoritarian leadership style has vowed that his ruling party will be "in power forever, for eternity".

Opposition politician hacked to death in Tanzania

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."

Tanzania’s opposition accuse police of killing student

Tanzania’s main opposition party Saturday accused police of shooting dead a female university student and seriously injuring at least four other people while trying to disperse a peaceful demonstration in the country’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam.

Tanzania leader rules out extending presidential terms

Tanzanian President John Magufuli will not seek to extend presidential terms in the East African country, his party said.

Tanzania’s John Magufuli rules out extending presidential term

Tanzanian President John Magufuli will not seek to extend presidential terms in the country, his party said Saturday, moving to quash calls from his own party to prolong his rule.

Tanzania threatens to de-register churches that criticise President John Magufuli

Tanzania has threatened to revoke the registration of religious organisations that “mix religion and politics” after a cleric criticised President John Magufuli’s leadership in a Christmas sermon.

Tanzanian opposition figure recovering in Kenyan hospital

Tanzanian politician Tundu Lissu, an outspoken government critic who was shot and wounded this week in an attack that shocked the country, is recovering in a Kenyan hospital, his party said Friday.

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Olamiju Alao-Akala suspended as Ogbomoso council chairman

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