Like Others, Tanzania’s Magufuli Is Bound to Fail

Like Others, Tanzania’s Magufuli Is Bound to Fail

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has begun his time in office with a set of high profile policies and a blaze of publicity. The regional and international media has revelled in images of Magufuli sweeping the streets and disciplining civil servants, praising his efforts to reform a political system that has

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Tanzania’s ruling party looks set for poll win, opposition cries foul

Tanzania’s ruling party looks set for poll win, opposition cries foul

  Tanzania’s ruling party looked set to win presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday despite a challenge to its five decades in power from former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa, who has voiced concerns the poll may not be free or fair. Late on Sunday Chadema party, part of the opposition

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Nape reaction to Kingungu exit from CCM

Nape reaction to Kingungu exit from CCM

  Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) has reacted to the exit of one of its elder cadres, Kingunge Ngombale Mwiru. Commenting on the exit and statements of Ngombale Mwiru, CCM ideology and Publicity Secretary, Nape Nauye said the exit from CCM of the perhaps one of the longest serving politicians was

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WhatsApp is now the primary platform for political trash talk in Tanzania’s election campaign

WhatsApp is now the primary platform for political trash talk in Tanzania’s election campaign

  When people talk about the intersection of social media and politics, the focus is usually on the ways that Facebook and Twitter are changing how politicians connect with voters. Things are a bit different in Africa, where the mobile phone has changed not only the way people communicate but

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Hotuba ya Dr. Slaa kwa Watanzania toka Hoteli ya Serena – Tarehe 1 Septemba, 2015

Hotuba ya Dr. Slaa kwa Watanzania toka Hoteli ya Serena – Tarehe 1 Septemba, 2015

  Slaa: Watanzania wana kiu ya kujua kwanini amekuwa kimya kwa muda mrefu sasa licha ya harakati za kisiasa kuendelea. Muda utakaotumika ni saa moja, hakuna muda mrefu sana. Ameamua kufanya hayo kwa kuwa imefika mahali ukweli lazima usemwe na upotoshwaji ukomeshwa. Namna pekee ya kufanya hivyo ni kutoka hadharani

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Pendekezo la Maridhiano Juu ya Lowassa (A Proposal on Compromise)

Pendekezo la Maridhiano Juu ya Lowassa (A Proposal on Compromise)

  UTANGULIZI Waziri Mkuu wa zamani Bw. Edward N. Lowassa ambaye anamaliza pia muhula wake wa Ubunge wa Monduli ana haki zote zakugombea nafasi yoyote ya uongozi anayoitaka katika Uchaguzi Mkuu unaokuja Oktoba 25, 2015. Hili halibishaniwi. Kwamba alitumia haki hiyo kutafuta kwa nguvu kubwa kama mafuriko nafasi hiyo ndani

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Mbunge wa Ukonga, Eugene Mwaiposa afariki dunia

Mbunge wa Ukonga, Eugene Mwaiposa afariki dunia

  TAARIFA YA NAIBU SPIKA Bunge la jamhuri limepata msiba wa kufiwa na mbunge wa jimbo la Ukonga, alikuwa na tatizo la shinikizo la damu kwa muda mrefu, Amefariki nyumbani kwake hapa Dodoma. Nyumbani kwa marehemu ni eneo la Chaduru opposite na jengo jipya la hoteli ya Shabiby barabara ya

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HOTUBA YOTE YA MHESHIMIWA SUMAYE AKITANGAZA NIA KILIMANJARO HOTELI, MASWALI NA MAJIBU YAKE KWA WANAHABARI – JUNE 2, 2015.

HOTUBA YOTE YA MHESHIMIWA SUMAYE AKITANGAZA NIA KILIMANJARO HOTELI, MASWALI NA MAJIBU YAKE KWA WANAHABARI – JUNE 2, 2015.

  UTANGULIZI. Nimetangaza nia hapa Dar es salaam sio kwasababu sina kwetu, ni kwasasababu nafasi ninayoitafuta ni ya kuongoza watanzania wote. Nimejiandaa kupokea kijiti kutoka kwa Rais Kikwete mnamo mwezi October iwapo chama changu kitaridhia, kwa kuwa nafasi ya Urais ni nafasi kubwa hatuhitaji kukimbizwa au kuswagwa kama mbuzi. Mtu

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Lowassa: Sihusiki na Richmond, ilitungwa kunichafua. Sitohama CCM!

Lowassa: Sihusiki na Richmond, ilitungwa kunichafua. Sitohama CCM!

  Waziri Mkuu aliejiuzulu Edward Lowassa amesafirisha wahariri wakuu wa vyombo vyote vya habari toka Dar es salaam na kufanya nao mkutano maalum leo nyumbani kwake mjini Dodoma. Katika mkutano huo kwa ufupi Lowassa amesema yafuatayo; 1. Amesema Hahusiki lolote na sakata la Richmond na ndio sababu hata kamati ya

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Tanzania’s President Kikwete Dropped 12 in Major District Commissioners Shuffle

Tanzania’s President Kikwete Dropped 12 in Major District Commissioners Shuffle

    PRESIDENT Jakaya Kikwete has effected changes in the lineup of District Commissioners (DCs) – relocating 64, dropping 12 and appointing 27 others. Announcing the latest changes, the Prime Minister, Mr Mizengo Pinda, said 42 DCs will remain in their previous duty stations. He said the changes have taken

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