Magufuli Grants Amnesty to 61 Tanzanian Death Row Inmates
Among the pardoned are prominent musicians Nguza Viking alias 'Babu Seya,' and his son Johnson alias Papii Nguza who were sentenced to life imprisonment on June 25, 2004, after they were found guilty of raping primary school pupils aged between six and ten years in Kinondoni District.
President John Magufuli shares a light moment with his predecessor Mr Jakaya Kikwete during the 56th Independence Day celebrations held at Jamhuri Stadium in Dodoma, yesterday. Looking on are former Presidents Benjamin Mkapa and Alhaj Ali Hassan Mwinyi (left)
Tanzania: Pardoned Inmates Narrate Their Tales
Citizen, 11 December 2017
It was jubilation here yesterday as five senior elderly citizens walked free after staying in prison for decades. Read more »
Citizen, 9 December 2017
President John Magufuli on Saturday, December 9, pardoned some 61 death row inmates. Read more »