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Tanzania

Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete

Date of Birth: 7/10/1950
Place of Birth: Msoga


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New broom passed over

A source close to State House suggests that President Jakaya Kikwete did not pick Makamba because he still has an opportunity to ‘grow’ politically and the job was ‘risky’...


Lowassa plans his comeback

Foreign Minister Bernard Membe’s popular profile is low, but he has a strong network and is close to the President and party Chairman, Jakaya Kikwete...


Corrupt but open

Ironically, while the storm was breaking in Parliament, President Jakaya Kikwete was in Brazil addressing the Open Government Partnership Forum and taking credit for ‘opening up the reports of the Controller and Auditor General to enable the general public to know how their money is spent...


Poisoning the atmosphere

President Jakaya Kikwete, however, refuses to get involved which, some analysts say, explains his frequent trips abroad...


Dead banker tweeting

He resigned in September 2007 over the notorious External Payment Arrears (EPA) fraud (AC Vol 49 No 2, Corruption countdown), although President Jakaya Kikwete officially ‘sacked’ him in January 2008...


The President’s new partners

In Tanzania, new Transport Minister Harrison Mwakyembe revealed in July that CIF and its partner China Sonangol had tried to convince President Jakaya Kikwete’s government to cancel Petra Diamonds’ claim to the Williamson diamond mine in order to finance the acquisition of the failing Air Tanzania...


Air Tanzania soars no more

The charges against Mattaka do not cover a $39 million agreement ATCL made with Wallis Trading to lease a second-hand Airbus A320 aircraft for six years, supposedly without the knowledge of President Jakaya Kikwete and cabinet and before the necessary government guarantee was granted...


Ministry of power struggles

President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete suspended his old ally, the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary David Jairo, in late August (AC Vol 52 No 6, Tanzania's gas players)...


The battle to succeed Kikwete

Ructions in the Chama cha Mapinduzi over corruption and the succession to President Jakaya Kikwete are intensifying, while the party dithers over the expulsion of some senior members (AC Vol 52 No 9, New brooms, old handles)...


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