Julius Nyerere

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President Mugabe, who is Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, delivers a speech at the National Sports Stadium during celebrations to mark the 34th anniversary of the ZDF yesterday Address by His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces, Cde R. G. M...
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May 12th, 2014
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Daniel Teferra (PhD)* From Julius Nyerere’s Ujamaa to Meles Zenawi’s developmental state, the model of economic development in Africa has not changed much. It is still an anti-market, socialist paradigm. Its main argument is that the task of economic development should be handled by the state rather ...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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by Franklin Oraka President Obasanjo has recently remarked that Nigeria is cursed with bad leaders and followers. Speaking at the 4th Annual Ibadan Sustainable Development Summit organised by Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Ibadan, where he offered the keynote address, the former Pr...
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Aug 14th, 2013
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By OLA AJAYI IBADAN—Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, said his former deputy, Atiku Abubakar; chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Salisu Buhari, and former governors of Delta and Bayelsa states, James Ib...
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May 22nd, 2013
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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja, guardian.co.uk Delegations from African countries listen to Haile Selassie in Addis Ababa in 1963 at the conference that set up the African Union. Photograph: AFP The African Union (AU) is now 50 years old. Amid the celebrations this week, the AU – which was established as t...
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Mar 7th, 2013
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Edmund Msiska, zimeye. WHAT brouhaha was kicked up by that British conservative (or is it New Labour?) MP Kate Hoey’s proposal for the commemoration of the shooting of the viscount during the Rhodesian war! But brouhaha aside, the whole episode has helped to shed more light on our sad past and has eq...
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Jan 18th, 2013
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By Tapiwa Kapurura, zimeye.org Pan-Africanist ideologies demand the elimination of the past colonial order, revamping of the dignity of the African person and the control of the resources on the land for the benefit of the native African. Such creeds petition the renewal of the African pride, dignity...
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Oct 22nd, 2012
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By Harid Mkali,Tanzania Daily News (Dar es Salaam) Since its inception the African Union (AU) has shown a penchant for failing to define and protect Africans’ vital interests, especially land, which in effect is independence itself. It has also fallen short in establishing the continent’s...
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Aug 27th, 2012
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by Sadiq A. Abdirahman Ethiopia is irked by a lack of exemplary leadership that can unite the country and establish peace, tolerance, and harmony among its diverse population. Over the past two decades, the country was ruled by a totalitarian party whose leadership had perpetuated gross human rights ...
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Aug 12th, 2012
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Pius Muteekani Katunzi President Museveni is being misunderstood when he says that he has not seen anyone in the NRM who could steer the country in the right direction after him. And he has been consistent on that point. His dream of retiring to becoming a modern cattle keeper has been frustrated by ...