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Magufuli has failed the test of leadership

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


This is a campaign kanga made for the Chadema Party in Tanzania. Chadema, short for Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo or Party for Democracy and Progress, was the opposition party during the Presidential Elections last October. 120 more words


Tanzania - 16: Civil Unrest

Photo: Tanzanian Affairs 1/5/2011

Our last full day in Arusha began uneventfully. There were no predawn wake-up calls, no sleeping bags to roll up, no tents to take down, and no maps to consult. 1,327 more words


Tanzania: Edward Lowassa calls for recount of presidential votes

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

CCM Party

Dispatches From Africa

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

East Africa

A Tale of Two Elections: Ivory Coast and Tanzania

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

Tanzania's 2015 Elections

If you’ve read A Girl Called Problem, then you know a good deal about Tanzania’s early political history. In fact, you should be able to tell a friend: 406 more words

A Girl Called Problem