Julius Nyerere

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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 ...
By benim
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Jan 7th, 2011
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Julius Kambarage Nyerere was one of Africa’s leading independence heroes (and a leading light behind the creation of the Organization of African Unity), the architect of ujamaa (an African socialist philosophy which revolutionized Tanzania’s agricultural system), the prime minister of an ...
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Nov 6th, 2010
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Tanzania has been spared the internal strife that has blighted many African states. Though it remains one of the poorest countries in the world, with many of its people living below the World Bank poverty line, it has had some success in wooing donors and investors. Tanzania assumed its present form ...