Jakaya Kikwete

By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 24th, 2013
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In September President Kikwete of Tanzania was among ten African leaders to attend a meeting in New York organised by President Obama for heads of state and civil society organisations committed to promoting good governance. The meeting also called for the scrapping of regulations which hinder the pe...
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Jul 22nd, 2013
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Johannesburg – It is most unfortunate that the Presidency has distanced itself from Lindiwe Zulu, President Jacob Zuma’s foreign policy adviser and member of his Zimbabwe facilitation team, especially when she is under a sustained and obscene attack from President Robert Mugabe and Zanu-PF. It ...
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Adriane Kriesch/Im, D&W analysis Obama’s one week trip to Africa is now over. Africans’ initial enthusiasm for him has evaporated and some even believe his commitment to the continent is less intense than his predecessors. Traditional dancers welcomed the U.S. president on his arri...
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Jun 21st, 2013
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Recently Rwanda has come under much scrutiny by its neighbors who are asking President Kagame to negotiate with the FDLR. (WASHINGTON DC) – Foreign Policy is a complex labyrinth of balancing local needs with international interests. This act requires awareness of one’s population, needs of the ...
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In East Africa
Mar 30th, 2013
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The death toll from the collapse of a building in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam has climbed to 17, a senior government official said on Saturday. The building of more than 12 storeys, which had been under construction, collapsed on Friday morning near a mosque in the Kariakoo dist...
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Feb 16th, 2013
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By Edward Clay A Tanzanian journalist, who won an award for journalists of exceptional potential enabling him to work for British newspapers in 2009, gave evidence for the defendant in November 2012 in a libel trial in London brought by a Tanzanian media magnate, Reginald Mengi. Mr Mengi lost his lib...
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In East Africa
Dec 12th, 2012
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The former president of Madagascar says he will not run for any position in the island country’s next election, but he says he wants to return home. Marc Ravalomanana has been living in exile in South Africa since 2009, when he was overthrown in a coup. He told a news conference in Tanzania on ...
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Nov 25th, 2012
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Kampala. President Jakaya Kikwete and other regional leaders called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rebel group M23 yesterday to end hostilities and leave a key eastern town they seized in a rampant advance that has sparked fears of a wider conflict. The meeting of east African heads of sta...
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Tom Savory and Subiro Mwapinga Things are changing in Tanzania. Large gas finds off the country’s coastline look set to shake up a country generally considered in continental economic analysis as stable but unexciting. With big players entering the Tanzanian market, the country finds itself the to...
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Sep 2nd, 2012
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Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete (L) walks at the Prime Minister’s palace in Addis Ababa on September 1, 2012 as he pays respect to Ethiopia’s longtime Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died on August 20, 2012. African leaders joined other foreign dignitaries in paying homage to Z...