Who Is Tanzania's Joseph Mbilinyi?

Member of Parliament Joseph "Sugu" Mbilinyi was handed a five-month prison sentence for defaming President John Magufuli. Here is a short summary of who he is.



  • Tanzania:   Who Is Joseph Mbilinyi?

    Citizen, 27 February 2018

    Mbeya Urban MP Osmund Joseph Mbilinyi 'Sugu' - "stubborn" or "hard" in English - who was yesterday handed a five-month prison sentence for defaming President John Magufuli is… Read more »

Joseph Mbilinyi leaves the mbeya resident Magistrate’s Court after being sentenced to five months in jail.

  • Tanzania:   Five Questions That Nailed 'Sugu'

    Citizen, 27 February 2018

    The Mbeya Resident Magistrates' Court yesterday revealed the five key questions that helped the court to arrive at the decision to sentence Mbeya Urban MP Joseph Mbilinyi (Chadema)… Read more »

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