What Was Tanzania's Magufuli Thinking When He Pardoned Rapists?
Tanzania's president pardoned singer Nguza Viking, also known as Babu Seya, and his son Johnson Nguza, known as Papii Kocha, on Saturday for raping 10 primary schoolgirls, aged between six and eight, in 2003.
Thomson Reuters Foundation, 13 December 2017
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A rape victim and her son (file photo).
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Daily News, 11 December 2017
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Daily News, 21 December 2017
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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 ... Read more »