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Tanzania Marks 52nd Union Day but Opposition Upset

A disputed election and charges the ruling party is censoring the news have had a chilling effect on what should be a time for celebration in the southern African nation of Tanzania. Tuesday is the 52nd Union Day - the anniversary of the day in 1964 on which Tanganyika merged with the island of Zanzibar to form Tanzania. No celebrations But reform-minded President John Magufuli has canceled this year’s Union Day celebrations in what he said was a cost-saving measure. Instead the...

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