CPJ had in a statement confirmed their arrest in a hotel room in Dar-Es-Salaam and also had their passports confiscated.
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation’s (DIRCO) of South Africa confirmed their release on Twitter.
SA journalist, Angela Quintal & colleague are back in their hotel. SA’s High Commissioner Mr Thami Mseleku is meeting with them to discuss last night’s events. He will then engage Tanzanian authorities. @DIRCO_ZA spokesperson, Mr Ndivhuwo Mabaya spoke to Ms Quintal this morning.