Following the news of incidents arising from Zanzibar constitution conflict these nearly days. I state unequivocally, that president Magufuli has again failed the test of leadership. 344 more words
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Tanzanian presidential candidate Edward Lowassa today called for a recount of Sunday’s presidential poll, declining the result because of voting irregularities.
“We want the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to immediately halt the announcement of results of the presidential election,” Lowassa, who leads the Ukawa opposition coalition, told a news conference in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam. 51 more words
Change They Can’t Believe In
Julian Fisher writes from Dar es Salaam:
As I write, it appears that Tanzania’s Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM – Party of the Revolution) is about to demonstrate once again a truth that Africa’s post-independence ruling parties seem to grasp instinctively and opposition parties forget too readily: that it’s older and rural voters that win elections, not excitable, noisy, urban youths. 661 more words
It’s a busy election weekend.
Tanzanians and Ivorians are going to the polls to vote in presidential elections this Sunday 25th October 2015.
In Ivory Coast, seven candidates are vying for the presidency, including the incumbent Alassane Ouattara. 369 more words