Tanzanian Demostrators Renounce Sheikh PondaFifty-four alleged followers of Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda, charged in court have distanced themselves with him claiming they were arrested simply because they wore Muslim skull caps.
Alleged followers of Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda distance themselves with him in court (file photo).
Sabahi, 19 February 2013
A Tanzanian magistrate's court on Monday (February 18th) charged 54 followers of Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda with unlawful assembly, conspiracy, rioting and incitement, Tanzania's… Read more »
Tanzania: 54 Accused Joined in Ponda Case
Daily News, 19 February 2013
FIFTY-FOUR alleged followers of the Council of Islamic Organization's Secretary General, Sheikh Ponda Issa Ponda, were on Monday brought to the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court… Read more »
Tanzania: Several Arrested in Dar Demo 'Scare'
Daily News, 16 February 2013
SECURITY was bolstered at the offices of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) at Sukari House along Sokoine Drive in Dar es Salaam on Friday following a demonstration scare by… Read more »
Daily News, 15 February 2013
THE police enhanced security at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam, when a case involving the Secretary General of the Council of Islamic Organization, Sheikh… Read more »
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 ... Read more »