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Vol 58 No 1

Published 6th January 2017


The power and the glory

The President wants industrialisation and will pull out all the stops to achieve it, even at the expense of his anti-corruption crusade

The year will be dominated by President John Pombe Magufuli's efforts to reshape Tanzania after ten years of President Jakaya Kikwete's directionless rule. If he is to maintain both his popularity and his hold on the governing party and the government itself, Magufuli will want to see progress in industrialisation, business growth and anti-corruption policy. Others will hope to see the cooling of his aggressive approach to the private sector.

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