#WhatsTrending 19.10.2015: #FeesMustFall, Tanzania

In order to keep you updated on what is happening in Africa and around the world, we have compiled a run-down of the top stories that are currently trending on social media.

Tanzania: Election fever is sweeping through Tanzania’s streets as the country goes to the polls on Saturday in keenly contested presidential and parliamentary elections.

Uganda: A leading rights group has warned that free and fair elections in Uganda will be in jeopardy if police continue to use “excessive and unlawful” force against the opposition.

#FeesMustFall: There’s heated debate taking place among Twitter users in South Africa over the student protests sparked by rising tuition fees.

#StopStarvingTeachers: There’s a conversation taking place among Twitter users in Kenya over teachers salaries.

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