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Tanzania: Samia Suluhu appoints first woman Minister of Defence


Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu has appointed Stergomena Tax as the country’s defense minister to replace Elias Kwandikwa, who died in August. The president also fires the Communication Minister Faustine Ndugulile, the Transport minister Leonard Chamuriho and Medard Kalemani the Energy minister. President Suluhu brought back January Makamba whose appointment had …

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Tanzania: police arrest opposition supporters at trial protest


Tanzanian police have arrested some of those demonstrating in support of opposition leader Freeman Mbowe, who has been accused of terrorism-related crimes. The court case of Tanzania opposition leader Freeman Mbowe, which was to be held virtually, has been postponed after technical difficulties. Nevertheless, party supporters who had turned out …

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