Tanzanian Opposition MP Held for Sedition
Police in Dar es Salaam arrested opposition MP Zitto Kabwe for allegedly uttering seditious words during a campaign rally. He was later released. The arrest came a day after the National Bureau of Statistics called for legal action against the ACT-Wazalendo leader for issuing false statistics on economic growth.
Daily News, 1 November 2017
Police in Dar es Salaam yesterday arrested Kigoma Urban Member of Parliament (MP) and ACT-Wazalendo Party Leader, Mr Zitto Kabwe, for allegedly uttering seditious words during the… Read more »
ACT Wazalendo national leader Zitto Kabwe.
Tanzania: Opposition MP Arrested for Sedition
Citizen, 31 October 2017
Police in Temeke district have arrested ACT- Wazalendo party leader Mr Zitto Kabwe for allegedly uttering seditious words in a recent campaign rally in Kunduchi. Read more »
Citizen, 14 September 2017
Speaker of the National Assembly Job Ndugai yesterday directed Kigoma Urban MP Zitto Kabwe (ACT-Wazalendo) to be grilled by the Parliamentary Ethics Committee following his… Read more »
Human rights organisations have accused Tanzania's government of using repressive legislation to muzzle the media, civil society and opposition politicians critical of the ... Read more »