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Seif Shariff Hamad

Date of Birth: 22/09/1943


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Union at all costs

His opponent in the original poll on 25 October, the Civic United Front's Seif Shariff Hamad, has seen his fate shift dramatically...

Rashid left CCM in 1992 along with Seif Shariff Hamad to establish the CUF...


Shein's tarnished win

Early returns in the October poll suggested victory for Seif Shariff Hamad of the Civic United Front (CUF), who said he had won after receiving 53% of the votes...


Big bad John

The leader of the islands' opposition Civic United Front, Seif Shariff Hamad, who claimed victory after parallel tabulation at polling stations gave him the lead, made sure to meet outgoing President Jakaya Kikwete on his last day in office...


Zanzibar faces poll re-run

On the day after the poll, 26 October, the CUF presidential candidate, Seif Shariff Hamad, declared that he had won, with 52...

Ironically, two days before the raid, the TACCEO Coordinator, Helen Kijo-Bisimba of the Legal and Human Rights Centre, declared that their observers were happy overall with the polls and she even condemned Seif Shariff Hamad for pre-empting the announcement of results in Zanzibar...

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New strains on the Union

Under the coalition deal, the veteran CUF leader, Seif Shariff Hamad, is one of two vice-presidents under Zanzibar President Ali Mohamed Shein of the CCM...


A vote about corruption

The question is whether the islands' CCM government under President Amani Karume will keep its promise of free and fair elections, as agreed last year with Seif Shariff Hamad, leader of the opposition Civic United Front (CUF)...

The CUF's focus is on Zanzibar, where its likely candidate is its Secretary General, Seif Shariff Hamad...


The front line of politics

Seif Shariff Hamad, leader of the Civic United Front, may win the Zanzibar presidency if outgoing President Amani Karume's promises of free and fair elections are kept...


Economic crisis without borders

Yet nobody interfered in his troubles in Zanzibar, whose President, Amani Karume, stole the 2005 vote as Zanzibar votes are usually stolen, from Seif Shariff Hamad of the Civic United Front (AC Vol 47 No 14)...


Politics of the sieve

Led by CCM Secretary General Yussuf Makamba and CUF Secretary General Seif Shariff Hamad, the talks may not result in a government of national unity but they have survived attempts by angry party members on both sides to scupper them...


Zanzibar: the islands are quiet for now

Trying to pacify his restive followers, CUF Secretary General Seif Shariff Hamad has talked of a fresh election in Zanzibar, with United Nations' participation; Zanzibar's CCM government rejects this too...

Seif Hamad's party is beginning to think of its members as 'freedom fighters', not just election contenders...


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