IN THE HIGH COURT OF TANZANIA (DAR ES SALAAM DISTRICT REGISTRY) AT DAR ES SALAAM CIVIL CASE NO. 48 OF 2021 NEHEMIA KYANDO MCHECHU………………..PETITIONER VERSUS MWANANCHI COMMUNICATION LIMITED………………………………………1ST RESPONDENT THE EDITOR OF THE CITIZEN NEWSPAPER………………………………..2ND RESPONDENT Date of last Order: 17/11/2022 Date of Judgment: 03/03/2023 JUDGMENT MGONYA, J. The Petitioner herein, NEHEMIA KYANDO MCHECHU instituted this suit against the Respondents for tort of libel claiming for; a Declaratory Order that the Respondents have defamed the Petitioner, a court order for unconditional apology and retraction of the false and malicious publication complained of with bold and large print in the same Newspaper the Citizen published by the Respondents, the sum of Tshs. 3,000,000,000/= (Three Billion Tanzania Shillings) being compensation for Defamation, Permanent injunction restraining 1

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