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Zitto Kabwe:The birth of Tanzania’s “new politics”

October 10, 2015 7:31 pm0 comments
Zitto Kabwe:The birth of Tanzania’s “new politics”

Walking around villages and towns in Tanzania I encounter two major opinions: ‘you are a spoiler’ and ‘you are the future’. Both views are relevant to the current state of affairs our country is going through.

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Ugandan Minister Quits Ruling Party

October 6, 2015 4:51 pm0 comments
Ugandan Minister Quits Ruling Party

A Ugandan Minister has quit the ruling National Resistance party. Aidah Nantaba the state Minister for Lands quit the party over what she described as “flawed electoral process” in the primaries. The National Resistance party confirmed today that it has formerly accepted the resignation of Aidah Nantaba from all NRM party activities. The NRM party issued a statement today saying that the leadership accepted her “request” to withdraw from all NRM activities. Dr. Tanga Odoi the party’s Electoral Commission Chairman says the Minister is free to leave since it’s a decision that she took by herself. Tanga Odoi said the party has in the past lost more prominent members like […]

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Why Money can’t buy Tanzania Presidency

June 16, 2015 8:19 am0 comments
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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Democracy, politics, and international relations

August 9, 2013 9:56 am0 comments
Democracy, politics, and international relations

So Mugabe won the general elections again! And the international election observers (i.e. SADC) declared that the elections were free and peaceful. There might have been some irregularities in the whole process, but conventional wisdom and experience has it that elections are never perfect.

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