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.

A rape victim and her son (file photo).

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