Tanzanian Dissenters: Enough is Enough, Minister Says

The State Minister in the Second Vice-President's Office, Mohammed Aboud Mohammed has declared Zanzibar a "peaceful place" stating that the government will exercise a no-tolerance policy towards dissenters that have been said to destabilize the region.

Riots in Zanzibar. October 2012

  • Tanzania:  Govt Rules Out Conflict Intervention in Zanzibar

    Tanzania Daily News, 9 November 2012

    THE union government will not interfere in conflicts rocking the Isles government, said to be jeopardizing the Government of National Unity (GNU), the Prime Minister, Mizengo... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Zanzibar Insecurity Disappoints Hamad

    Tanzania Daily News, 5 November 2012

    ZANZIBAR First Vice-President Seif Shariff Hamad said that insecurity in the islands was undermining progress made so far by the Government of National Unity (GNU).read more »

  • Tanzania:  Concerns Over Zanzibar's Govt of National Unity

    Tanzania Daily News, 31 October 2012

    ON Saturday 3rd November 2012, Zanzibar will mark the second anniversary of the formation of the Government of National Unity (GNU). This year's commemoration comes amidst growing... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Zanzibar Says No to Mastermind of Violence

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 October 2012

    ZANZIBAR President, Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, has declared 'zero' tolerance against perpetrators of violence on the Isles.read more »

  • Tanzania:  VP Warns Clerics Over Hate-Speech

    Tanzania Daily News, 27 October 2012

    THE Vice-President Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal has called on religious leaders to continue preaching peace, love and unity and warned those inclined to preach hatred to stop it... read more »

  • Tanzania:  Islamist Riots Threaten Zanzibar

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 24 October 2012

    The Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar has experienced three anti-government protests so far this year; the latest, in mid-October, saw one police officer killed, roads blocked and... read more »