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By: Shem Godwins Worth Noting He, in 1990 election preparations increased parliamentary seats to 120 of which twenty were to be appointed by him and ten by the council of chiefs, a measure that shelled any possibility of an opposition gain any parliamentary majority against him. He was accused of betraying revolution and instituting dictatorship …

By: Temitope Kalejaiye  Communications Officer, Commonwealth Secretariat The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG) in Zambia has issued a preliminary report of their findings, calling for patience and restraint from stakeholders as they await final results. The Group’s preliminary statement congratulated Zambians for turning out in significant numbers to exercise their democratic right to vote and holding …

Dear Madam Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Nabbanja Robinah, Pardon my writing to you informally. You know us Ugandans with our overpowering sense of entitlement! Like neighbours, I’d simply have come home but for your upgraded security. I must confess that my love for you begins with your name, Robinah, which you share with two of …

Worth Noting: All these elements each plays crucial roles in individuals but as the leader expected to apply and reflect on them collective when on the journey of leading and decisions making. Which will touch the issue of planning, organizing, leading and control. Remember a good leader has to always influence people’s positively so that …

Worth Noting: The Government first unleashed the police to shoot peaceful protesters before banning the delivery of petitions. After banning of the delivery of petitions, Government unleashed the army and the police to shot protesters in the rural areas and towns and the situation subsequently manifested into chaos. King Mswati who fled the country on …

Last week, the government of the republic of Uganda, through the Ministry of Public Service declared Wednesday May 12th as a Public Holiday to allow citizens follow proceedings from Kololo Independence grounds in the capital, Kampala, where President Museveni will be taking his oath of office. Mr Museveni, the linchpin of Uganda’s longest serving political …

Worth Noting: His Excellency John Pombe Magufuli reduced his cabinet from a ‘privilege league’ of 30 to an ‘austerity sensitive and committed workhorse’ of just 19. Turning the United Republic of Tanzania, not only into an economic power house, a force to reckon with in the global democracies, but also a middle income nation delivering …

By: Shaa Dennis–Ukambani Youth Leader. Tanzania has once again lost a rare political gem, such a refined President who understood the tempers and mercies of politics, who also gave more than a passing interest in nurturing it. He was a man that cultivated his politics in a very peculiar manner and espoused the practice of …

Worth Noting: She also has a Post Graduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Manchester England. And has a management qualification from India Hyderabad’s Institute of Management for leaders. Crowned with a Masters Degree, in Community Economic Development, acquired through the collaborative effort of the University of Tanzania and Southern New Hampshire University of …

By: Dan Worth Noting: Magufuli is the first Tanzanian President to die in office; consequently Samia is the first Vice President of the country to rise to presidency through vacancy occasioned by death. According to the constitution of Tanzania she will serve the remainder of the five years term which is only five months old. …