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Magufuli’s Gorbachev Moment

Chama Cha Mapinduzi - Tanzania’s leading political party, modeled on socialist and revolutionary ideology. The Communist Party of the Soviet Union – the founding and ruling party of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). The CPSU and CCM bear loads of similarities bo...

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Zitto Kabwe’s Proposal for Transitional Power Sharing in Zanzibar – A Commendable Proposal

ACT – Wazalendo party leader Zitto Kabwe recently made a proposal for a transitional power-sharing formula in Zanzibar in order to avert the simmering tensions in the isles. Almost eight months after the unilateral decision to annul the 25 October General Elections in Z...

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One Zanzibari Woman

She lay down exhausted The rest of the day laborers continued They pour water to the concrete mixer The reelection to her is a nonissue The contractor urges her to soldier on Lights were put on as it was already 7 o’clock - evening They have been here since 7 in the morni...

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