There's a heated discussion going on in social media within Tanzania about upcoming elections - but you'd never know it. It happens in closed groups like WhatsApp. DW takes a peek at what they're talking about.
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Tanzania’s opposition is saying that Sunday’s election was rigged after they claimed election monitors were arrested. Official results are scheduled for Thursday.
Tanzania has sworn in its new president John Magufuli. Meanwhile international and local leaders are still negotiating the future of the annulled elections in semi-autonomous Zanzibar.
President-elect John Magufuli has promised economic growth for the East African nation. The opposition has alleged vote rigging and threatened protests in Zanzibar where results were annulled.
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