Tanzanian Electoral Body Reinstates 67 Opposition Candidates

Tanzania's national electoral commission has reinstated parliamentary candidates in three constituencies, revoking earlier decisions that saw ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party aspirants given the green light without opposition. A total of 67 candidates have been reinstated. A total of 165 appeals were filed by aspirants. This comes after opposition parties cried foul over what they called "unjust disqualification" of their parliamentary and councillor candidates, ahead of the October 28 elections.


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