Tanzanian President arrests rapper for shading him in his song
Tanzanian President John Magufuli, has arrested a rapper who insulted his government in his new song.
Emmanuel Elibariki, known by his stage name Ney Wa Mitego, aimed multiple shots at the President in his new song ‘Wapo’, which has gone viral on social media.
Part of it asks ‘Is there still freedom of expression in the country?’
A police spokesperson who confirmed his arrest told a local newspaper that ‘Ney wa Mitego will be questioned for releasing a song with words that malign the government.’