Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Anxiety builds up ahead of Tanzania's Sunday election

This Sunday Tanzanians go to the polls to vote for their leadership for the next 5 years. The contest is predicted to be the closest in Tanzania's history, with one opinion poll putting the main opposition, Chadema, ahead. See the following article from the East African Standard for an update:

http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/-/2558/1038742/-/item/0/-/ob7mu2/-/index.html

The election will be held on 31 October this year.

Friday, 8 October 2010

The road leading from the Kenyan constitution

Good article here from John Githongo. I especially like his closing comment:

"Thus far it seems as if we may have to contend with a major recycling of some of the most discredited figures from our past in the new dispensation. They have been announcing their intentions already. Their success will aim at slaughtering the new Constitution."

See the full article here.