Uganda’s Former Prime Minister to Challenge President Museveni

Uganda’s Former Prime Minister to Challenge President Museveni

By Joseph Elunya in Kampala President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni’s long time confidant Amama Mbabazi has declared his the intention to challenge him in the 2016 presidential elections. Mbabazi who was sacked last year by his boss President Museveni for allegedly nursing presidential ambitions says he will contest in the 2016 elections on the ruling NRM party ticket. He says he will first contest in the party’s primary elections that are scheduled for August and then later stand in the presidential elections. His declaration has not gone down well with President Museveni who shortly after issued a statement on a local television station accusing the former premier of ‘wasting people’s time” […]

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Why Money can’t buy Tanzania Presidency

June 16, 2015 8:19 am0 comments by:
Ikulu- Tanzania  The State House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United Republic of Tanzania.

As all top-tier CCM contenders for the party’s presidential nomination have formally entered the race .The next four weeks are pivotal times for Tanzania politics, as the ruling party clock- ticks down for a decision over its flagbearer for the October 25th general election.
In these four weeks, there are difficult decisions to be made, for the sake of Tanzania stability and sustainability as this year succession process requires, and will represent a unique opportunity for, a strategic re-orientation of CCM and where Tanzania will go as a country.
Looking forward, there is much a

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Unravelling South Africa’s opaque foreign nuclear cooperation agreements

August 23, 2014 11:54 am0 comments by:
Unravelling South Africa’s opaque foreign nuclear cooperation agreements

Written by Donald Stewart
South African President Jacob Zuma’s intention to secure nuclear power expansion is increasingly evident and the country’s forthcoming nuclear expansion has attracted several foreign suitors and the signing of agreements with corporations from China, the European Union (EU), France, Germany, Russia, South Korea and the United States (US), amongst others. ………….

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South Africa: Nkandla, a turning point for a young democracy

March 26, 2014 5:20 pm0 comments by:
South Africa: Nkandla, a turning point for a young democracy

A lot of people, local and foreign, do not believe how far SA has come. It is quite remarkable how much our young democracy has grown.

South Africa has made great strides since 1994. Irrespective of what apartheid apologist say, of what naysayer howl, South Africa is moving forward. Those of us who work in government, or work with government, know this. We know that the two decades of democracy are a milestone worthy of celebration.

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Samuel Sitta Named Chairman Elect of Tanzania Constituent Assembly

March 12, 2014 4:54 pm0 comments by:
Samuel Sitta Named Chairman Elect of Tanzania Constituent Assembly

DODOMA- Tanzania Constituent Assembly(CA) members have chosen former Speaker of the National Assembly to be its permanent Chair.

Sitta led the election with 487 votes, or 86.5 percent of total votes cast to Hashim Rungwe’s 69 votes, or 12 percent of the total.

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Party Politics – the worst thing for the Constitutional Review in Tanzania

February 17, 2014 1:11 pm2 comments by:
Party Politics – the worst thing for the Constitutional Review in Tanzania

As the Constitutional Review Assembly in Tanzania is commencing this week, there are a number of issues that the Assembly and the Tanzanian public need to consider.

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