Welp, this should be interesting. Not only has Sept 1 been declared a “day of defiance” by Tanzania’s main opposition party, it is also Armed Forces Day and there’s going to be a solar eclipse! Worth reading the below article if for no other reason than to get the context for this quote:

“A person should compare the value of payment offered and that of their broken leg,” said a police spokesman.

Stay tuned!  *updated below*

Violence Simmers as Clock ticks to Tanzania Opposition “day of defiance” Against Magufuli “Dictatorship”


** UPDATE as of August 31, 2016 ** The Day of Defiance has been postponed! Now we can just focus on not burning our retinas during the solar eclipse tomorrow.

Tanzania Opposition Postpone ‘Anti-Magufuli’ protest amid threats from Security Agencies