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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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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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Oman’s biggest sovereign Wealth Fund opens office in Tanzania

March 12, 2015 12:01 am0 comments
Dar es Salaam, the commercial capital and largest city in Tanzania.

Oman’s biggest sovereign Wealth Fund, the State General Reserve Fund (SGRF) has opened a new office in Tanzania.

SGRF office was formed in Jan 2015 and legally registered under the name of “Onyx Stone Company Limited”. The new office will be run by Mohamed Al Tooqi as the Country Manager in order to capitalize on the growing opportunities in Sub-Saharan Countries.

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It’s not about DRC leftover; it’s about Tanzania foreign policy gem

February 24, 2015 11:01 am1 comment
It’s not about DRC leftover; it’s about Tanzania foreign policy gem

The idea that the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a free dining table for resources hungry individuals and countries has enabled violence and instability to thrive in DRC. Continuing with this wrong and failed way of thinking about DRC future

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Uganda is Fairing Well at EAC Military Games

August 23, 2014 6:50 pm0 comments
Uganda is Fairing Well at EAC Military Games

‘Team Uganda’ (UPDF) that left for Zanzibar on August 18, 2014 to participate in the EAC Military games and culture events 2014 has started the competition on a high note with four wins, one draw and one loss in the games played. The competition that was officially opened on August 20, 2014 has seen the UPDF netball team that played on August 22, 2014 beat Kenya Defence Forces team 30-28. The basketball match too was in favour of the UPDF against the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) with 49-39 score. UPDF handball team also beat their Rwanda counterparts with 33-25 score. In the matches played on August 21, 2014, UPDF netball […]

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East African Leaders Condemn Terrorism

May 2, 2014 9:05 am0 comments
East African Leaders Condemn Terrorism

Dar-es Salaam-East African Leaders have condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Mombasa Kenya and directed their security agencies to develop strategies that will contain the vice in the area and the Great Lakes region in general. This was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of the 12th Extra-Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State of the East African Community held at Arusha International Conference Center in Tanzania. The Summit was attended by President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya and the host President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda was represented by his Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Pierre while the President […]

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Samuel Sitta Named Chairman Elect of Tanzania Constituent Assembly

March 12, 2014 4:54 pm0 comments
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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East African Countries to Meet Over Single Visa

February 18, 2014 6:59 pm0 comments
East African Countries to Meet Over Single Visa

Kampala-Uganda will be hosting the 4th Northern Corridor Integration Projects Summit in Kampala on 20th February 2014. The main focus will be to share the developments on the projects being fast tracked and propose the best way forward. The Northern Corridor countries of Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan will be participating in the Summit. The Summit will be preceded by a meeting of senior officials on 18th February and of Ministers on 19th February 2014. During the meetings, reports will be presented on achievements registered in the various sectors since the last Summit in Kigali on 20th October 2013. To be discussed will be reports from various Sectors coordinated […]

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

February 17, 2014 1:11 pm2 comments
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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Coastal Tanzania: A Westerners Perspective-Part 2 Rural Tanzania

December 27, 2013 10:53 am0 comments
Coastal Tanzania: A Westerners Perspective-Part 2 Rural Tanzania

In part 2 of my travel piece to the Swahili Coast of Tanzania I will be discussing the variety of events and experiences that made my trip so memorable. The reason I decided to break these testimonials into three separate parts is the vast difference between the urban areas, namely Dar es Salaam, the rural lanscapes, which I will discuss in this piece, and the island of Zanzibar, which will be the final installment of this submission.

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