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Tanzania

Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

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


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Inside track

We hear Karegeya is also accused of 'inappropriate' relations with politicians such as Tanzania's Jakaya Kikwete and Kenya's Raila Odinga - the FPR regime considers both hostile...


Storm warning

By a surprisingly wide margin the ever governing Chama Cha Mapinduzi last week picked its candidate for October's presidential election: Foreign Minister Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete...


Finding the new Mwalimu

Kikwete ahead of Salim A few often rudimentary opinion polls put Jakaya Kikwete Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in the lead (see Box)...


Presidential race

The front-runners: Jakaya Kikwete 53 Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister from Bagamoyo on the coast; economist; began career in the army; later Finance Minister; was Chama cha Mapinduzi delegates' first choice in 1995 but stood down at request of Julius Nyerere who said he was too young; after loyally supporting President Benjamin Mkapa for nine years he feels it's his turn; a Muslim who has supported Christian charities; exudes charm; young people like him: the population's median age is 17-18; pleases World Bank by promising to strengthen private sector and promote investment to create employment; Mkapa is unlikely to support him; regional CCM leaders cold-shouldered him at recent fund-raising dinner in Mwanza; younger CCM activists like him; said to have a colourful personal life; delegates much Ministry work to his deputy former High Commissioner in Britain Dr Abdulkader Shareef: after long service Kikwete is reportedly not popular with African diplomats; he talks of closer ties with the Arab world...


Multi-party, single party

The most popular defeated presidential candidate from 1995 Foreign Minster Jakaya Kikwete (12th in the NEC poll) and Water and Livestock Minister Edward Lowassa (15th) must have been disappointed as they are likely to try again for president; Kikwete came second to Mkapa in the 1995 candidates' election...


Decision time in Dar

Youthful Foreign Minister Jakaya Kikwete narrowly lost to Mkapa as party candidate in 1995 and is a strong runner despite some controversial views...


Bulyanhulu

The Foreign Minister Lieutenant Colonel Jakaya Kikwete rejected Amnesty's request in a 25-page reply...


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