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Speakers in Africa who resigned from their posts
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Speakers in Africa who resigned from their posts

Speaker is one of the top governmental posts and rarely leaves before their term ends. Not long ago, speakers’ tendency to resign from their posts has been growing in Africa, and here is the list.  1. Abdula Gemeda – Ethiopia In 2017, Gemeda, representing the Oromo community, resigned, claiming that the Ethiopian government had lost...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has died
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Archbishop Desmond Tutu has died

  South Africa’s Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu has died at the age of 90 on Sunday, December 26, 2021, in Cape Town. Tutu was South Africa’s last surviving Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and veteran who pioneered to end apartheid in South Africa. He was appointed by Nelson Mandela to head South Africa’s Truth and...

President Samia’s tenure and Economic Diplomacy
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President Samia’s tenure and Economic Diplomacy

A few days ago an Egyptian delegation of 111 investors arrived in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to explore investment opportunities and discuss bilateral projects and the benefits the collaboration could have. Among other things, the delegation led by Asem El-Gazzar, Egypt’s Minister of Housing and Urban Utilities, the Ambassador of Egypt in Tanzania, Mohamed Jaber...

Op-Ed: David McAllister’s remarks on Tanzania are misleading
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Op-Ed: David McAllister’s remarks on Tanzania are misleading

Dr. Naike Muhando Dar es Salaam Tanzania I am opening this short op-ed with Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere’s quote that, “No nation has the right to make decisions for another nation; no people for another people.” My reference is today’s Chair of the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee David McAllister remarks on Tanzania while speaking...

The government has a lot to learn from retired leaders
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The government has a lot to learn from retired leaders

Tanzania’s Vice President, Dr. Philip Mpango said the government will not abandon the wisdom and advice of retired leaders when it comes to issues of national development. He made the statement when he visited former prime minister Cleopa Msuya on October 25, 2021 at his home in Upanga, Dar es Salaam. Mzee Msuya served under...

Sudan’s PM abducted by the military
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Sudan’s PM abducted by the military

Military forces in Sudan have moved the Interim Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok to an unknown location following his refusal to join the coup, the country’s information ministry confirmed. Hamdok was put under house arrest after an unidentified military force raided his house this morning October 25th, according to the country’s local news network, Al HadathTV....

Appalling events on prominent government leaders globally
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Appalling events on prominent government leaders globally

A series of dreadful events has unfolded in the past few days directly affecting government leaders of different nations across continents. These events have no relation with each other however, they have all caught the public’s attention. South AfricaMinisters held hostageThree ministers including those in charge of the military were held hostage by military veterans...

Corruption: African leaders got inked in the Pandora Papers
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Corruption: African leaders got inked in the Pandora Papers

On October 3rd, 2021 the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released the world’s largest journalist cooperation in history leak, ‘Pandora Papers’ exposing prominent leaders and influential people involved in secret offshore wealth in tax-haven places. 35 world leaders, over 300 public officials and more than 100 billionaires’ offshore financial affairs in Panama, Monaco, Mexico,...