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Edward Ngoyai Lowassa

Date of Birth: 26/08/1953
Place of Birth: Arusha


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Enemies without and within

Hussein Bashe MP, who was not previously known for liberal credentials and led former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa's bid to be CCM's presidential candidate, has suddenly become an advocate of free speech and the competition of ideas...


Risks for all in mining row

As he is out of politics and was close to the then Prime Minister, Edward Lowassa, who had to resign over corruption allegations in 2008, he may make an easy target...


Magufuli backs hard man

He has also dismissed high-ranking CCM personalities and many rank-and-file members for siding with former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa's faction of the party, and threatened his own MPs for planning to impeach Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa in protest at executive interference with parliamentary business...


The power and the glory

Former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa will continue to work quietly with his party, the Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (Chadema), in preparation for 2020...


Push-ups and pushback

One newspaper, Mawio, and two local radio stations have been banned, one of them owned by former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa, Chadema's presidential candidate last year...


Zanzibar faces poll re-run

For the opposition Umoja wa Katiba ya Wananchi/Coalition of Defenders of the People's Constitution (Ukawa), the gamble on Edward Lowassa as presidential candidate didn't pay off...

Anonymous sock puppet accounts popped up everywhere, while viral video clips ranging from presidential candidate Edward Lowassa calling for a Lutheran president to Magufuli doing press-ups on stage in Karagwe kept people outraged and entertained in equal measure...

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CCM faces close vote

This has been fuelled mainly by the presidential candidacy of Edward Ngoyai Lowassa, a long-time CCM stalwart who quarrelled with the outgoing President Jakaya Kikwete and defected to the opposition Chama cha Maendeleo na Demokrasia (Chadema) three months ago (AC Vol 56 No 15, CCM springs surprise & Vol 56 No 17, 'Lowassa fever' catching)...


'Lowassa fever' catching

The sheer size of opposition political rallies in recent weeks shows that the defection of former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa to the opposition Chama cha Maendeleo na Demokrasia (Chadema) party has stirred up Tanzania's largely apathetic political environment...


CCM springs surprise

Before the party Central Committee made its final selection from a field of 38, it had been widely assumed that former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa was a shoo-in for the party leadership because of the amount of money he could call on, despite having resigned the premiership in 2008 in the midst of the Richmond corruption scandal (AC Vol 53 No 10, Lowassa plans his comeback )...


CCM faces apathy

The current front-runner is former Prime Minister Edward Lowassa...


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