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Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Date of Birth: 7/10/1950
Place of Birth: Msoga


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The return of the hard men

President Jakaya Kikwete rewarded Makonda for scuppering the review process which Kikwete had initiated by appointing him District Commissioner for Kinondoni District in Dar...


Samia builds her base and sets down markers

Such popularity remains a distant goal for Samia although ex-President Jakaya Kikwete opined cryptically recently 'There is no politician who is more popular than President Samia in Tanzania at present...

While her personal base in the party has usually been described as weak she has been supported by heavyweights like ex-President Jakaya Kikwete and ex-Prime Minister Edward Lowassa (Dispatches 7/2/22 An eye on elections President Hassan sidelines a challenger)...


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End dissent in cabinet, ministers told

A veteran diplomat with over 30 years of foreign policy experience Mulamula was an ally of former President Jakaya Kikwete (AC Vol 50 No 15 Eastern foes at war again) and had been handpicked by President Hassan...

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Dismay as court strikes down reform laws

The Panel of Elders (PoE) includes former Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete and former Mauritian Vice-President Paramasivum Pillay Vyapoory who were appointed chair and deputy of the PoE...


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An eye on elections, President Hassan sidelines a challenger

In the reshuffle President Hassan left the ministries of finance defence energy tourism and foreign affairs unchanged while appointing to ministerial posts several key supporters of former President Jakaya Kikwete including Nape Nnauye and Ridhiwani Kikwete his son (AC Vol 62 No 7 Life after the bulldozer)...

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Makamba plans power reforms, aiming for the presidency

Chairing Tanesco's new board is Omari Issa who oversaw the last attempt at unbundling the company as head of President Jakaya Kikwete's Big Results Now (BRN) initiative (AC Vol 58 No 5 Sour fate of sugar project)...

This board suggests a return to the priorities of President Jakaya Kikwete's administration...


Reconciliation and a reckoning

Yet the two met at Banda's home on 16 August after Lungu's concession speech the encounter reportedly brokered by the head of the Commonwealth observer mission Tanzania's ex-President Jakaya Kikwete and the head of the African Union observer mission Sierra Leone's ex-President Ernest Bai Koroma...


Clearing up after the bulldozer

How Samia addresses these issues in practice is reminiscent of the administration of her chief political backer, Jakaya Kikwete, with the competing factions within the party leading to patchy implementation, and political weakness as she seeks to placate different interest groups (AC Vol 62 No 7, Life after the bulldozer)...


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