Watchdog Outrage Over Tanzania, South Africa Press Saga
The Committee to Protect Journalists says press freedom in Tanzania has come under attack in the last few years by President John Magufuli's administration, which has implemented harsh legislation and harassed journalists and bloggers. CPJ has also expressed its disappointment at South Africa's foreign minister for justifying the detention of their two journalists who were detained and interrogated in Dar es Salaam on November 7.
VOA, 13 November 2018
A media rights group expressed indignation over statements made by officials in Tanzania and South Africa justifying the detention of two of its employees. Read more »
Tanzanian immigration authorities detained CPJ Sub-Saharan Africa Representative Muthoki Mumo, left, and Africa Program Coordinator Angela Quintal in Dar es Salaam on November 7.
CPJ, 13 November 2018
"We drove down a dirt road and entered the premises of what appeared to be a safe house, through a large gate. Several men in plain clothes stood in the front yard. At least one… Read more »
SANEF, 14 November 2018
SANEF recognises the role that South Africa played in securing the release from Tanzania of Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) media activists Muthoki Mumo and Angela Quintal -… Read more »
CPJ, 12 November 2018
The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed indignation at statements from Tanzanian authorities and South Africa's foreign minister justifying the detention of CPJ's Africa… Read more »
Citizen, 8 November 2018
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released a statement saying that two of its staff; Angela Quintal, Africa program coordinator, and Muthoki Mumo, Sub-Saharan Africa… Read more »
Former Mail & Guardian editor Angela Quintal is back at her hotel after being detained by Tanzanian authorities, the South African Department of International Relations has ... Read more »