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Membe Defamation: Musiba Files Appeal

A JOURNALIST, Mr Cyprian Musiba, has resolved go to the Court of Appeal to challenge decision by the High Court in Dar es Salaam requiring him to pay 6bn/- damages to former Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Bernard Membe, for defamation.

Through Advocate Mafuru Mafuru, the self-styled activist Musiba and two other appellants have filed a notice of intention to appeal against the judgment issued by Judge Joaquine De-Mello on October 28, 2021, having been aggrieved by the findings.

“Take note that the appellants, being dissatisfied with the decision of Honourable Judge de-Mello given at Dar es Salaam on October 28, 2021 intend to appeal to the Court of Appeal of Tanzania against the whole of the said decision,” read part of the notice of appeal dated November 4, 2021.