“Tanzanian musician Mwana Cotide (real name: Fulgency Mapunda) and music producer Mussa Sekabwe were arrested for allegedly producing, singing and distributing a song called ‘Dikteta Uchwara’ (Petty Dictator) that contained “seditious and offensive” content against Tanzanian President John Magufuli, reported the Swahili Times on 29 September 2016.”
To read the full story by Freemuse, click here.
The case was postponed due to an incomplete investigation. The next hearing will be held on the 9th of November 2016.
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