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Benjamin William Mkapa

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


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Gas finds offer hope of ending power-cuts

Orca Deputy General Manager William Chiume is the son of the late Kanyama Chiume, an exiled Malawian politician resident in Tanzania and a confidant of former Presidents Julius Nyerere and Benjamin Mkapa...


A vote about corruption

Unlike his predecessor, Benjamin Mkapa, he did not campaign on the issue: it was forced on him and suspects with strong party connections were left untouched when, in the External Payments Account case, some Bank of Tanzania officials and businessmen were charged with offences (AC Vol 50 No 25)...


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Criticism then began to mount of outgoing President Benjamin Mkapa and his successor, Jakaya Kikwete...


Who is in charge here?

Speaker Marende's initiative was applauded for its 'wisdom and statesmanship' by former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan, former President of Tanzania Benjamin Mkapa and former First Lady of Mozambique, Graça Machel...


Corruption credentials

In another case, former President Benjamin Mkapa’s Finance Minister Basil Pesambili Mramba and Energy and Minerals Minister Daniel Ndhira Yona appeared before Kisutu Resident Magistrates Court on 24 November...


The man who says no

The two sides' accusations should be subject to a 'verification mechanism' presided over by Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki, with ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria and Benjamin Mkapa of Tanzania as 'facilitators'...


Graft at the top

’ His predecessor Benjamin Mkapa’s government had been criticised for rampant graft...


Brand new Zuma washes whiter

He also proposed that a contingent of Africa's elder statesmen such as Botswana's Quett Masire, Mozambique's Joaquim Chissano and Tanzania's Benjamin Mkapa should visit Zimbabwe to urge the two sides to work together as in the troubled mediation efforts in post-election Kenya...


The safari talks

Ghana's President John Kufuor, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the delegation of four former African heads-of-state led by the former President of Tanzania, Benjamin Mkapa, were thanked for their concern and politely sent on their way...


Cleaning the stables

Kizengo Kayanza Peter Pinda, who served as Private Secretary to three Tanzanian presidents, Julius Nyerere, Ali Hassan Mwinyi and Benjamin Mkapa, is President Jakaya Kikwete's surprising choice as Prime Minister after the resignation of Edward Lowassa, who was accused of impropriety over a power contract...


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