President Hassan’s decision to end a six-year ban on political gatherings has been lauded by the opposition.
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Tanzania is one of the last two African countries to lift the ban that keeps pregnant schoolgirls from school.
Many Tanzanians acknowledge recognition of Gurnah’s work but others question whether they can claim author as their own.
The late president has left behind a nation divided in memory of a leader who was simultaneously revered and loathed.
Magufuli has left a nation divided in its memory of him amid uncertainty over what comes next.
After months of downplaying deadly disease, government officials have urged people to take precautions and wear masks.
President John Magufuli claims, without evidence, that vaccines against COVID-19 are ‘dangerous’.
Observers say comeback for opposition parties seems a long way off, relies on reformation of existing political system.
Allegations of widespread rigging, violence and intimidation during polls call into question veracity of results.
Tanzania gears up for October 28 polls to elect presidents for mainland and Zanzibar, as well as MPs and councillors.