Mpekuzi Huru is a Tanzanian website, dealing with online service provision particularly in Entertainment News, Politics News, Celebrity Gossip and Live Updates. Its facebook site dates back its foundation to 2009. It covers day to day news events in news stories and some more of celebrities in Tanzania. It is also an online platform for advertisement.
According to a GeoPoll media consumption survey (Aug 30 – Sep 1st, 2018), Mpekuzi Huru is read by XX.XXX% of the Tanzanian audience. .
Mpekuzi Huru is licensed to the Mpekuaji Media, which is, according to Tanzanian Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA), owned by John Bernard Mahega to 70% while Hellen Elibariki Mcharo holds 10% of the shares.
Mahega is according to his Linkedin profile also the managing director.
Media Companies / Groups
Mpekuaji Media is a registered Online Content Provider at TCRA. Mahega and Mcharo are listed as shareholders, however, their shares don't add up to 100%. No information about further shareholder(s). Data at BRELA requested but not delivered.
Group / Individual Owner
Hellen Elibariki Mcharo
is low profile. No information available about her.
further shareholder(s) not listed
John Benard Mahega - is not very visible in public. His linkedin profile provides some scarce information: accordingly, he started working as Managing Director for Mpekuzi in 2012.
John Bernard Mahega - see above.
No information about newsroom setup.
P. O. Box 10093
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Audience share based on GeoPoll survey (Aug 30 – Sep 1st, 2018), commissioned by MOM Tanzania. Social networks, search engines and advertising websites were excluded in the ownership analysis.