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Tanzania

Benjamin William Mkapa

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


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'I know the corrupt'

Britain finds it embarrassing to raise corruption issues: it must await the outcome of an investigation by its Serious Fraud Office into a BAE Systems contract with the preceding government under President Benjamin Mkapa (AC Vol 46 No 12)...


The Africa Forum

Familiar faces from the past included Pierre Buyoya of Burundi, the octogenarian Sir Ketumile Masire of Botswana, Tanzania's Benjamin Mkapa and Salim Ahmed Salim, former Secretary General of the Organisation of African Unity...


The Mo Laureate

Also up for serious consideration was Tanzania's former President Benjamin Mkapa...


Posturing outweighs the policy

First, he persuaded his fellow leaders to reject an extremely critical report on Zimbabwe by the African Union's Human Rights Commission; then he pre-empted Annan's efforts to mediate in Zimbabwe's internal crisis (as part of a plan agreed between SA President Thabo Mbeki and British Premier Tony Blair) by appointing his own mediator (and close friend), Tanzanian former President Benjamin Mkapa...


Zero tolerance, so far

Kikwete chooses his team Of ex-President Benjamin Mkapa's 26 ministers, 14 were dropped from cabinet; there are now seven full and ten deputy female ministers, compared to four full and four deputies before...


All eyes on the islands

Outgoing national President Benjamin Mkapa said this month that he would never forget the events of January 2001 (AC Vol 42 No 4), which had been a blot on the country's reputation and had tarnished its image abroad...


Kikwete opts for continuity

Kikwete pledges to maintain the economic and social gains made by President Benjamin Mkapa, who is widely admired for his success in these areas...


Watergate, the sequel

' The deportations followed President Benjamin Mkapa's government cancellation of a 10-year contract with City Water, a partnership between Biwater, Germany's HP Gauff and Tanzania's STM, alleging that the companies had not installed the new pipes nor invested the money they had promised, and that water quality had declined and revenue from the water services declined...


Storm warning

At 55, Kikwete is younger and probably more diplomatic than President Benjamin Mkapa...


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