USA says 'closely following' on journalists held in Tanzania

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A Kenyan Journalist Muthoki Mumo and South African counterpart Angela Quintal Twitter

For now, Quintal and Mumo are well and will stay at their hotel, Mabaya said.

It is also unclear whether Tanzanian authorities have Quintal's cellphone, after a number of her social media profiles were deactivated on Wednesday evening.

Quintal worked for the Guardian as an editor while Ms Mumo worked for the Nation group before shifting to CPJ.

Tanzanian immigration authorities detained Committee to Protect Journalists Sub-Saharan Africa Representative Muthoki Mumo (left), and Africa Programme Coordinator Angela Quintal in Dar es Salaam on November 7.

CPJ believes that their colleagues' electronics might have been compromised since a tweet was sent from Quintal's account stating that they had been released but no one has contacted them directly from the organisation.

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The duo was returned to their Dar es Salaam hotel early on Thursday morning after being detained by Tanzanian authorities for five hours on Thursday night for undisclosed reasons.

South Africa's High Commissioner Thami Mseleku is meeting with the pair to discuss the details of their arrest.

A message from Quintal's Twitter account revealed that the two had been taken for interrogations but their accounts have since been suspended.

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), through its Twitter account, called on the Tanzanian authorities to immediately release the two members of the committee and return their passports.

On Thursday, CPJ's executive director Joel Simon said the journalists' mobile phones may have been compromised. They were released on Thursday morning but are yet to get their passports back. "One paper chose to suspend publication itself after publishing a story it feared might irritate officials.There have also been more violent incidences of harassment".

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