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Freeman Mbowe


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Samia the securocrat

' Making 'terrorists' of the opposition Freeman Mbowe the leader of the opposition Chama Cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) appeared in court on 31 August to face charges of conspiring to assault a police officer and paying individuals to blow up petrol stations and cut down trees to make road blocks prosecutors told the media...


Clearing up after the bulldozer

For example, in the early hours of 21 July, police arrested opposition leader Freeman Mbowe and 10 other members of his Chadema opposition party in the port city of Mwanza...


Bulldozing to victory

Following a call for demonstrations on 2 November Chadema chairman Freeman Mbowe and former Member of Parliament for Arusha Godbless Lema were arrested on terrorism charges under which they cannot apply for bail...


Lissu heads for home

Party leader Freeman Mbowe also plans to contest the presidential polls despite himself having been hospitalised last month after being victim of what his party says was a 'politically motivated' attack (AC Vol 61 No 14 Media denied oxygen)...


Media denied oxygen

In late June daily newspaper Tanzania Daima had its licence revoked for 'violating ethics' although no specific allegations were levelled at the paper which is owned by the family of Freeman Mbowe...


Magufuli on the warpath

Another Chadema leader Freeman Mbowe openly accused 'local security organs' of carrying out the shooting and called for an independent investigation which was quickly rebuffed...


CCM springs surprise

The main choice would appear to be between the two leading figures in the largest opposition party Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema) whose Freeman Mbowe and Wilbrod Slaa have both sought leadership of the opposition umbrella group the Coalition of Defenders of the People's Constitution (Ukawa)...


A vote about corruption

Chadema's lustre has been dimmed by the marginalisation of Zitto Kabwe (AC Vol 50 No 1) the young MP who challenged party leader Freeman Mbowe in internal elections last year but was persuaded to withdraw...


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