South African journalist Angela Quintal detained in Tanzania

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Her colleague, Muthoki Mumo, is the Sub-Saharan Africa representative for C.P.J Africa.

This is according to department of global relations and cooperation spokesperson (Dirco) Ndivhuwo Mabaya.

The two, a former Nation journalist Muthoki Mumo and South Africa's Angela Quintal, were arrested while in their Dar es Salaam hotel room and detained at an unknown location.

Quintal‚ now working for the US-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)‚ was detained at her hotel in Dar es Salaam with her CPJ colleague on Wednesday evening.

"If they want to engage themselves in anything more than a normal visit then they have to request appropriate permits", spokesperson for Tanzania's immigration ministry Ally Mtanda is quoted to have said.

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Earlier on, Quintal's sister Genevieve Quintal faulted information shared through her Twitter account, saying that it was shared by Tanzanian police.

The editors' forum further said: "We also welcome the fact that the South African High Commissioner in Tanzania will be meeting with Tanzanian authorities this morning to assess the situation".

In a post on her Facebook page, Quintal said: "SOS we are being taken away for interrogation in Dar. Details and reasons for the detention are still not clear". "We believe the arbitrary detention of journalists is a direct and unsafe threat to media freedom and access to information". The officials searched the pair's belongings and would not return their passports when asked, according to Quintal.

Two Committee to Protect Journalists staffers have been released from detention in Tanzania and have left the country, the organization announced Thursday. "We call on the authorities to immediately release them and return their passports", he added.

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