Tan­zania Part 4. The vac­ci­na­tion cam­paign in Tan­zania under Magufuli’s heirs

Unlike her pre­de­cessor, the new pre­si­dent, Samia Suluhu Hassan, sup­ports the vac­ci­na­tion cam­paign pro­moted by the WHO, among others, and pushed it for­ward. She was also the first to be vac­ci­nated against Covid-19 on 28 July 2021 as a »role model« for her com­pa­triots. However, there were also voices that doubted that the Pre­si­dent had been injected with more than just a placebo.
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Tan­zania Part 1: A »bull­dozer« with few sym­pa­thies in the West

Of course, such a restric­tion of press freedom is just as unde­mo­cratic as the exten­sive de facto exclu­sion of cri­tics of the Corona mea­sure from public dis­course in the Federal Repu­blic of Ger­many. Where was the outcry from German media repre­sen­ta­tives there when US Pre­si­dent Donald Trump’s Twitter channel was blo­cked? Where did you see the front pages of the major German dai­lies showing outrage over the cen­sor­ship of various chan­nels of con­tra­rians and other Corona mea­sure cri­tics by You­Tube and Face­book, over the ban­ning of »Sputnik« and »RT DE« or the dele­tion of the AfD’s Tik-Tok channel? Where was the outrage when the inter­na­tio­nally renowned German ENT doctor Dr. Bodo Schiff­mann from Sins­heim in Ger­many first went on holiday to Arusha in Tan­zania and then emi­grated there because media agi­ta­tion and legally ques­tion­able house sear­ches made a normal life in Ger­many vir­tually impos­sible? wei­ter­lesen…