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Air Tanzania Suspends Flights to Johannesburg due to Violence: Minister

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7Dnews London

Thu, 05 Sep 2019 14:44 GMT

Tanzania's national carrier suspended its flights from the commercial capital Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg on Thursday Srptember 5th, citing ongoing violence that was a risk to its passengers.

"You are aware that there is ongoing violence in South Africa whereby the youth have taken laws in their hands," Tanzania's Transport Minister Isack Kamwelwe told journalists in Dar es Salaam. "Due to that, we have decided not to transport passengers to the destination where their lives will be in jeopardy."


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