Nine shot dead, opposition presidential candidate detained ahead of elections in Zanzibar

An opposition presidential candidate in Zanzibar detained as he tried to vote early on Tuesday has been released, after nine people were shot dead by security forces ahead of Wednesday’s elections, according to his party. Zanzibar, an Indian Ocean archipelago, is a semi-autonomous state of the East African country of Tanzania and both are due… Read More Nine shot dead, opposition presidential candidate detained ahead of elections in Zanzibar