Ili mtu awe kiongozi lazima awe na hamasa ya kuleta mabadiliko na awe na hamasa ya kuacha jina zuri nyuma yake. Lazima awe mtu mwenye maono ya mbali, uelewa wa kutosha wa jamii hii ya Watanzania, anayefahamu matatizo ya Watanzania na kama aliwahi kuwa kwenye uongozi basi angalau tujue aliwahi kufanya nini kwenye uongozi.
I was honored to travel with the Tanzanian Presidential Delegation to Addis Ababa for the state funeral of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. Quotes from this piece are from a variety of people including diplomats, politicians and long-time followers of Ethiopian politics. I purposely did not include the names of those quoted in this piece, except for when I asked for permission.
Tanzania turns 50 on December 9, 2011 and there is much to celebrate about. However, do the constant reminders and celebrations gloss over the real challenges the country is facing? In times of hardship, it is difficult to galvanize a population into being excited about 50 years of independence.
Maoni kuhusu mashoga kwenye jamii nayo yanaruhusiwa na yanakaribishwa kwa moyo mkunjufu, ingawa makala inawalenga zaidi viongozi wa nchi yetu ili kujaribu kuwekeza kwenye maendeleo endelevu.
All of you by now have seen, read and simply been overwhelmed with images, videos and commentary from the pundits, laymen and goons alike about the life and death of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. Here is another goon’s take on the issue.