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Vol 39 No 9

Published 1st May 1998


Tanzania

The China syndrome

President Mkapa has learned some new lessons from old Chinese masters

When Tanzania's founding President, Julius Nyerere, went to China in 1965, he came home and tried to build his country on Chairman Mao Tse Tung's model. The result was economic collapse. What did Nyerere's protege, PresidentBenjamin Mkapa, bring home from his own visit to China in early April?

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