It’s Mwinyi for Zanzibar

ZANZIBAR Electoral Commission (ZEC) yesterday declared Chama Cha Mapinduzi's (CCM) Dr. Hussein Mwinyi winner of the October 28, 2020, General Election with 76.27 percent of all votes cast. Announcing the presidential results, ZEC Chairman Chief...

US has ‘doubts’ about credibility of Tanzania election

The US says there were "serious doubts" about the credibility of Tanzania's presidential election as early results suggest that President John Magufuli and his Chama Cha Mapenduzi (CCM) party had taken a clear lead. The...

Massive turn out as Islanders vote

ZANZIBARIS turned out in their thousands to cast votes in the calm 2020 General Election here yesterday. Even the morning downpour that pounded Zanzibar City and its environs could not deter the determined voters from...

‘Generally calm, peaceful polls’

TANZANIANS yesterday cast their votes peacefully, with citizens, government officials, and security forces commending the National Electoral Commission (NEC) for proper preparations. The polling exercise that provided Tanzanians with the opportunity of choosing leaders who...

Candidates hail the voting process 

PRESIDENTIAL candidates and other top politicians lauded the smooth voting process in the 2020 General Election held yesterday nationwide, calling upon Tanzanians to remain calm as they wait for the results.  Most of the voters...

Tanzania’s general election gets underway

Polls have opened in Tanzania's general election, following nationwide reports of restricted internet access plus the arrest of an opposition leader in the semi-autonomous islands of Zanzibar. Voters have until 4pm local time (13:00 GMT)...

Election observers call for transparency in Tanzania polls

Pressure is mounting on the National Electoral Commission of Tanzania to superintend over a transparent, free and fair electoral exercise in Wednesday’s presidential election. Tanzania Elections Watch wants the electoral agency NEC to ensure that...

EAC sends observers to Tanzania ahead of poll

The East African Community (EAC) has dispatched election observer mission to Tanzania ahead of the nation's general elections Wednesday. The former President of Burundi and Head of the Mission (HoM), Sylvester Ntibantunganya has flagged off...

Tanzania Polls: Early voting kicks off in Zanzibar amid violence claims

The Zanzibaris are taking part in early elections a day before Tanzanians take part in the much awaited polls that are slated for Wednesday 28th October 2020. Locals in Zanzibar will be voting for...

All set for Tanzania’s presidential election

Mainland Tanzania and the semi-autonomous Zanzibar are due to hold elections for president, legislators and local officials on Wednesday. Incumbent President John Magufuli is seeking re-election on the mainland among a crowded field of 15...
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