Tanzania: Government suspends Citizen Newspaper for seven days

The Government of Tanzania has suspended the Citizen, a privately-owned daily newspaper, for seven days claiming that it “deliberately published misleading news about the depreciation of the Tanzanian Shilling against the dollar” on Saturday, 23 February 2019. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) urge Tanzanian authorities to immediately […]

Continue reading "Tanzania: Government suspends Citizen Newspaper for seven days"

Media council sues Tanzania govt over press freedom

The Media Council of Tanzania and two civil society organisations have sued the government at the East African Court of Justice, accusing it of restricting media practice in the country. The council and the Legal and Human Rights Centre as well as the Tanzania Human Rights Defenders Coalition say the Media Services Act, 2016 violates […]

Continue reading "Media council sues Tanzania govt over press freedom"

Become part of
Civic Space Events

Be part of Civic Events & meet other people like you.
Share, discuss & Enjoy new experiences!