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Julius Kambarage Nyerere (Mwalimu)

Date of Birth: 13/04/1922
Place of Birth: Tanganyika
Died: 14/10/1999


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Blood and money in the streets

There are also plans for China Sonangol to finance renovations at Julius Nyerere International Airport in Dar es Salaam...


The next great land sale

' Ownership of land has been a deeply politicised topic since the rule of Independence leader Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and the era of African socialism; agriculture still accounts for about 50% of gross domestic product, with more than two-thirds of the population depending on it directly...


Islamic alliance

They were disbanded by founding President Julius Nyerere, a Catholic socialist but keen secularist...


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...


Zanzibar: the islands are quiet for now

The original eleven articles of union were hastily drawn up in April 1964 to end a bloody Zanzibar revolution, by the presidents of the states which were then separate, Julius Nyerere of Tanzania and Abeid Karume of Zanzibar...


Charles Janson

Wood, who was a friend and (at first) an admirer of Julius Nyerere, was prominent in the Capricorn Society, a movement that impressed Janson with its aim of creating multiracial harmony and political partnership between black and white people...

He predicted, for instance, that Ghana's charismatic leader, Kwame Nkrumah, would become an erratic despot and that Julius Nyerere would bankrupt his country with his unwieldy ujamaa model...


Finding the new Mwalimu

In the two previous elections, the 'Father of the Nation', the late President Julius Nyerere, picked the eventual winner, although in 1995, Mkapa was far from being the party's favourite...


Presidential race

The front-runners: Jakaya Kikwete, 53, Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister, from Bagamoyo on the coast; economist; began career in the army; later Finance Minister; was Chama cha Mapinduzi delegates' first choice in 1995 but stood down at request of Julius Nyerere, who said he was too young; after loyally supporting President Benjamin Mkapa for nine years, he feels it's his turn; a Muslim who has supported Christian charities; exudes charm; young people like him: the population's median age is 17-18; pleases World Bank by promising to strengthen private sector and promote investment to create employment; Mkapa is unlikely to support him; regional CCM leaders cold-shouldered him at recent fund-raising dinner in Mwanza; younger CCM activists like him; said to have a colourful personal life; delegates much Ministry work to his deputy, former High Commissioner in Britain Dr Abdulkader Shareef: after long service, Kikwete is reportedly not popular with African diplomats; he talks of closer ties with the Arab world...


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