Tag: arrest

Zambian opposition leader charged with trying to overthrow government

Chris Mfula | LUSAKA Zambia opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema, arrested last week on suspicion of treason, was charged in a magistrate's court on Tuesday with trying to overthrow the government. Relations between the government and...

Tanzanian frees musician arrested for mocking the government

Tanzanian President John Magufuli ordered the immediate release of a popular local musician on Monday, a day after he was arrested for allegedly mocking the government in a song. Police had accused Ney...

Open letter to Pres. Zuma in response to S.A FinMin investigation

It is shocking that our national collective effort to avoid a ratings downgrade and restore inclusive economic growth is now being subverted