Tanzania, Nov. 25 -- Arusha. President Samia Suluhu Hassan has for the first time opened up on Tanzania's withdrawal from the NGOs clause of the African Court for Human and People's Rights (AfCHPR).

She said here yesterday that the government was yet to reverse its decision on the issue despite pressure from different quarters.

"For now the African Court shall have to wait," she said when she opened the 27th annual general meeting of the East African Law Society (EALS).

Her remarks followed an appeal for Tanzania to reverse its withdrawal from the Court's Declaration allowing NGOs and individuals to file cases directly before it.

"Let me be clear on this. We are aware of the matter and we are yet to make a decision," she told hundreds...