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Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Mwalimu)

Date of Birth: 13 April 1922
Place of Birth: Tanganyika
Died: 14 October 1999


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Magufuli wants a mega-dam

President Magufuli and his supporters argued that the dam – renamed the Julius Nyerere Hydropower Project last October – was essential to power his ambitious industrialisation programme to put an end to electricity shortages once and for all and to reduce the rate of deforestation by providing a source of cheap energy to replace charcoal (AC Vol 58 No 1 The power and the glory & Vol 60 No 18 Bridge over troubled finance)...


Life without the 'Supreme Guide'

The talks' moderator former Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere denied the new party separate representation and it remained outside for the entire process continuing its bush war in Burundi with Ndayishimiye one of its commanders and later its spokesman (AC Vol 43 No 6 Alternating currents)...


Back to the one-party state

This will be on top of public investments such as the controversial Julius Nyerere Hydropower Project at Stiegler's Gorge in the south and the standard-gauge railway project (AC Vol 60 No 18 Bridge over troubled finance)...


Building shaky bridges

He cited ethnic unity in Tanzania under Julius Nyerere's leadership as an example Kenya should copy...


Farming gamble fails

Some experts familiar with the agricultural scene and government policy detect the hand of die-hard 'socialist' members of the Julius Nyerere-influenced old guard who remain influential in the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party and the government bureaucracy...

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Laying down the law

It builds on a series of legal and extra-legal measures against free speech and political freedoms and presages a return to the darker side of the Julius Nyerere years and the one-party state...


CCM faces close vote

Lowassa had built a network of support in the CCM for over a decade but questions about his wealth have haunted him since the late former President Julius Nyerere first raised them publicly in the early 1990s...


Power scandal rocks ministers

Concern over the prevailing levels of corruption in the country has been expressed by Mama Maria Nyerere the 84-year-old widow of Tanzania's founding President Julius Nyerere...


Red flag over Africa

Beijing also championed the cause of non-alignment with its support for among others Kwame Nkrumah in Ghana Julius Nyerere in Tanzania and Gamal Abdel Nasser in Egypt...


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