Zanzibar national unity government increasingly disunited

Zanzibar President Hussein Ali Mwinyi (C) at the inauguration ceremony at Amaani Stadium in Amaani, Zanzibar, 2 November 2020.
Zanzibar President Hussein Ali Mwinyi (C) at the inauguration ceremony at Amaani Stadium in Amaani, Zanzibar, 2 November 2020. © Patrick Meinhardt/AFP
The president and first vice president of Zanzibar's national unity government are at loggerheads over the appointment of the archipelago's electoral commission boss. The spat could rekindle tensions that led to violent unrest after the 2020 general elections. [...] (349 words)
Issue dated 20/12/2022 Reading time 2 minutes

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