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Tanzania

Benjamin William Mkapa

Date of Birth: 12/11/1938
Place of Birth: Ndanda, near Masasi


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Making policy on the hoof

Tit-for-tat protectionism ended the first EAC experiment in 1977, only for it to be revived in 2000 by Kenyan President Daniel arap Moi and his Ugandan and Tanzanian counterparts, Yoweri Museveni and Benjamin Mkapa (AC Vol 41 No 1, Cooperation again)...


Risks for all in mining row

Former Attorney General Andrew Chenge and former Presidents Jakaya Kikwete and Benjamin Mkapa, however, are normally regarded as untouchable...


Chill in the air for Chenge

Under President Benjamin Mkapa, who took office in 1995, Chenge remained a crucial figure in government, endorsing all government contracts, including Mining Development Agreements (MDAs) and power procurement...


The untouchable funds

, a company belonging to the then President, Benjamin Mkapa, and his Minister of Finance, Daniel Ndhira Yona (AC Vol 49 No 13, Graft at the top)...


CCM springs surprise

To prevent further eruptions of bitterness from the Lowassa camp, retired presidents Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Benjamin Mkapa and Zanzibar’s Amani Abeid Karume intervened, prompting the NEC to remove both Membe and Deputy Communications Minister January Makamba, reducing the shortlist to the final three (AC Vol 52 No 13, The battle to succeed Kikwete and Vol 56 No 1, CCM faces apathy)...


Power fraud unravels

Closure on IPTL would allow him to look forward to a quieter retirement than that of his predecessor, Benjamin Mkapa, who had lost his reputation for probity by the end of his presidency in 2005 and was widely maligned after Kikwete came to power...


Hopes and fears offshore

) When characterising the type of corruption that may or may not be involved in the upcoming licensing round, analysts pointed to potential similarities to the current case against President Benjamin Mkapa’s former finance minister Basil Mramba and Daniel Yona who was Minister for Energy and Minerals from 2002 to 2005...


Three million euros in the fountain

The Ambassador had a low opinion of Kikwete's ability and tended to bypass him and reported directly to then President Benjamin Mkapa, the source added...


BAE Systems’ fine dilemma

paid to Shailesh Vithlani, a Tanzanian who had advised BAE on relations with then President Benjamin Mkapa’s government (AC Vol 52 No 15, The radar scandal is back)...


The battle to succeed Kikwete

Bilal’s Zanzibari origins would help his candidacy since the last two presidents, Kikwete and Benjamin Mkapa, both came from the Mainland, but his links to Aziz and Lowassa may attract the active opposition of Sitta and his allies...


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