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Seif Shariff Hamad

Date of Birth: 22/09/1943


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Armed and dangerous

His rival Seif Shariff Hamad from the opposition Civic United Front was declared to have won 46...

Hundreds of heavily armed soldiers and Field Force Unit (FFU) troops have been tightly guarding the Zanzibar CUF headquarters and the house of its leader, Seif Hamad...

'They doctored the results', declared Seif Hamad, echoing a widely held view...


All eyes on the islands

The main electoral battle will be fought between the current Zanzibar President, Amani Abeid Karume of the CCM, and Seif Shariff Hamad, Secretary General of the CUF, though there are six candidates in all...


Storm warning

For the Zanzibar presidency, its strong candidate is the islands' former Chief Minister, Seif Shariff Hamad, CUF Secretary General...


Multi-party, single party

The CUF's Zanzibar leader, Seif Shariff Hamad, who assumed he would be its candidate for the islands' presidency, now faces a dissident group, the 'G-7', which is said to back CUF Deputy Secretary General Juma Duni Haji; his main claim to fame is that he has served longer than most CUF leaders in gaol on apparently trumped-up charges...


Decision time in Dar

If carried through, it would transform politics, marking a real break with the CCM's single-party tradition and establishing the CUF Secretary General, Seif Shariff Hamad, as a peace-maker...

However, former Zanzibar Chief Minister Seif Hamad is winning influence for his party...


Mkapa winds it up

The pact had been negotiated over eight months between the Secretaries General of the ruling Chama cha Mapinduzi and the Civic United Front (CUF), Philip Mang'ula and Seif Shariff Hamad...

Promptly, at its national conference in Zanzibar on 14 November (more than 1,000 delegates were paid for, in the new spirit of amity, by the government) Seif Hamad said the CUF would withdraw from the agreement if these changes were made...


Revolution revisited

While Chairman Lipumba led the protest movement in Tanzania, the Secretary General (who also leads the CUF in Zanzibar) Seif Shariff Hamad, was drumming up support in the USA, Canada and Europe...


A tale of two elections

The final official results gave Amani Abeid Karume (CCM) 67 per cent of the vote, with 33 per cent for CUF leader Seif Shariff Hamad...


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...


Offshore turbulence

Zanzibar's Attorney General, Mohamed Ali Omar, had insisted he could not proceed with the case unless eight more CUF leaders, including Vice-Chairperson Seif Shariff Hamad and Secretary General Shabaan Mloo were also arrested...


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