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Salmin Amour

Date of Birth: 1948


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Big bad John

These involve Zanzibar President Mohammed Ali Mohamed Shein, Hamad, former Zanzibar presidents Salmin Amour and Amani Abeid Karume, and former Union President Ali Hassan Mwinyi...


Troubled isles

Former President Salmin Amour was angry when the party, dominated by mainlanders, rejected his wish for a third term in 2000 and backed Karume as his successor...


Multi-party, single party

Former Zanzibar President Salmin Amour apparently threw in the towel by resigning as the CCM's Zanzibar Vice-Chairman on 10 October...


Mkapa winds it up

Zanzibar's former President, Salmin Amour, lost his bid to be re-elected for a third term; he and his fellow old-stagers are probably behind the moves to disrupt the agreement...


A tale of two elections

When the treason trial defendants emerged from prison, they claimed they had been freed not by Karume but by the outgoing Zanzibari President, Salmin Amour...


Wind in the rigging

In the 1995 polls, supporters of the CCM President, Salmin Amour, rigged the votes when it looked as if Seif Shariff Hamad of the opposition Civic United Front (CUF) would win...


Bad timing

Then 45 mainland MPs of the governing Chama Cha Mapinduzi urged Zanzibar's CCM President, Salmin Amour, to stop the trial (AC Vol 41 No 5)...


Offshore turbulence

After months of argument, culminating in President Salmin Amour's threat last month that he was about to 'drop a bombshell', the Zanzibar saga appears to be over, at least for the time being...

For mainlanders, the most embarrassing aspect of Salmin Amour's government and its most obvious abuse of the opposition's rights remain its charges of treason against 18 CUF leaders, whose trial at last opened on 19 January (when some 70 people were injured in riots outside the High Court)...

A call to stop the trial was been made to Salmin Amour by 45 CCM Union MPs and there has been confusion even within his own government...

President Salmin Amour had tried a conciliatory gesture in January, when he announced that the former Sultan, Jamshid bin Abdallah bin Khalifa, who was overthrown in the bloody revolution of 1964 and exiled in Britain since then, was free to go home as a private citizen...


Cooperation again

It all depends on whether Zanzibar President Salmin Amour goes quietly as the constitution dictates...


After Mwalimu

Zanzibar President Salmin Amour, whose stolen election in 1995 provoked the present crisis, appears to be planning a third (and unconstitutional) term...


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