An attempt on his life that left him for dead with 16 bullet wounds led Tundu Lissu to life in exile. On Wednesday he returned to the country to a rapturous welcome from supporters, signifying an end to Tanzania’s dark past. Is it really an end and how does the country protect the gains to its civic space that it has made during the Samia Suluhu administration?
In this episode, Daniel Ominde speaks to a Tanzanian journalist and author living in exile in Europe, Ansbert Ngurumo, about what these developments mean for Tanzania’s democracy.