Since the efforts to revive East African co-operation started up again, Tanzania’s current isolation by Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda is a fortuitous opportunity for our leaders to take a serious rethink on the Federation issue. For all practical purposes TanzaniaContinue reading… FEDERATION: A THREAT TO TANZANIAN STABILITY.
Let’s look back to get perspective on the future By Harid Mkali, The Citizen Posted Sunday, November 17 2013 at 12:59 In Summary If that is really what the Zanzibaris want, then seriously what is left of the Union? ThisContinue reading… Let’s look back to get perspective on the future
Recent developments in East Africa involving the creation of the so called Coalition of the Willing (CoW) and the resulting isolation of Tanzania and Burundi confirm the truth of realpolitik – that relations among countries, including theEast African states, areContinue reading… Recent events in East Africa
While Tanzania is in active preparation of its State Constitution it is imperative that the country’s policy planners and decision makers, but especially the people, are fully abreast of the twin concepts of national and state identity. The two areContinue reading… No identity for Zanzibaris or Tanganyikans
The creation of the Constitutional Review Commission (CRC) was a stroke of genius on the part of President Jakaya Kikwete in the sense that this whole exercise provides an ideal opportunity to correct democratic mistakes that the nation has committedContinue reading… Is CRC failing the President, the country?
The Constitution Review Commission needs to place itself on the right side of history by including articles that outlaw long-term, large-scale land confiscation from state ownership to a minority of landlords, mostly from outside Tanzania, under the pretext of economicContinue reading… Tanzania’s great land give-away
From: Harid Hamisi Mkali 39, Kentmere Road London SE18 1DL United Kingdom. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: haridmkali.com Tel: +447905392355. To: Chairman, Constitutional Review Commission P.O.Box 1681, Dar – Es – Salaam Tanzania. 14 June 2013. REF: THE DRAFT CONSTITUTION. Dear JudgeContinue reading… The second letter to CRC
In 1963, the founding fathers of the OAU / Organisation of African Unity, re-named as the African Union in 2002, gathered in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to sign the charter which set up this continental body. They shared aContinue reading… OAU/AU @ 50
An international conference is going on this week at Dar Es Salaam University on the use of Genetically Modified products and crops (GMOs) as options for addressing problems of climate change. I am urgently addressing this article to all speakersContinue reading… Make Tanzania a GMO-free country
A recent article on the BBC’s news online site by Professor Calestous Juma of Harvard University, titled “Viewpoint: How tribalism stunts African democracy” plus a televised debate from Nairobi on the same subject, stated that tribalism is seriously undermining AfricanContinue reading… TRIBES IN WORLD POLITICS