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Vol 56 No 1

Published 9th January 2015


Tanzania

CCM faces apathy

Elections dominate the calendar, as will the groundwork for the LNG project, whose economics are now less certain

The party in power since the advent of multi-party democracy in 1995, Chama cha Mapinduzi (CCM), is virtually certain to win the presidential election in October or November. That does not mean that the contest won't be characterised by controversy and conflict. The race for the presidential nomination has been under way for some years because President Jakaya Kikwete is in his final term.

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