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Observers Releases Suggestive Report From Last Year’s Elections

General Election observers have lately come up with a recommendation saying some civic rights need to be incorporated in the Constitution to guarantee democratic elections. One of the important rights is to allow people contesting presidential election results in the court of law. The report of oberservers was launched very recently in Dar es Salaam. It is based on lessons ...

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Zanzibar Newly Elected President Appoints Cabinet Ministers

Newly elected Zanzibar President Ali Mohammed Shein appointed fifteen new ministers and seven deputy ministers for his cabinet. The autonomous island of Tanzania went into re-elections on March 20 that were boycotted by the leading Civic United Front (CUF) opposition party. Seven of the appointed ministers are for the House of Representatives and six were constituency members of the House ...

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Zanzibar Polls Turn-Out Low Amid Boycott By CUF, CHADEMA

The re-run Zanzibar polls saw a low turn-out on Sunday as it was boycotted by the main opposition party, the Civic United Front (CUF), as well as by its ally CHADEMA claiming it is against the electoral laws and constitution of the island, semi-autonomous archipelago off the coast of Tanzania. The results of last year’s October presidential election was annulled ...

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CAR Long-Delyaed Elections Were Largely Free Of Violence

People started casting their valuable votes Wednesday in Central African Republic (CAR) in the long-delayed elections representing best hope of unity in the world’s one of the poorest countries. The country has seen worse sectarian violence for past three years and as an aftermath hundreds of thousands of people are now displaced. About 40 percent of the total population are ...

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Zanzibar Bombings Believed To Be Follow-Up Of Disputed Presidential Elections

The bombings on the island of Zanzibar are now believed to be the follow-up of last month’s disputed election in Tanzania. Experts believe more trouble is on the way for the region. Earlier today a low-density bomb blast took place near popular tourist destination Stone Town. Yesterday too two similar bombings were witnessed and on Friday an undetonated bomb was ...

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Ruling Party CCM Takes Early Lead

Dar es Salaam – The country wrapped up with peaceful election on Sunday to elect a new president and form a new parliament. It was the tightest race in the history of Tanzania. The counting is undergoing and the latest report reveals the ruling party is leading. The Chama Cha Mapinduzi has won 176 of 264 parliamentary seats, a trend ...

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