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.



  • Tanzania:   JPM Cuts Noose Off 61 Inmates

    Daily News, 10 December 2017

    The noose that has been hanging over 61 inmates was yesterday cut off after President John Magufuli announced a historic pardon that also saw 8,157 prisoners walking free. Read more »

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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)