The 1960s and 1970s were full of left-wing populists, many of whom led national or anti-colonial movements in their countries: Ahmed Ben Bella of Algeria, Ahmed Sukarno of Indonesia, Julius Nyerere
of Tanzania, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Josip Broz Tito of Yugoslavia, Saddam Hussein of Iraq, Muammar Gaddafi of Libya, Yasser Arafat of Palestine, to mention a few.
This is the country that Tanzania's Mwalimu Julius Nyerere
described as a man- eat-man society, where there are 10 billionaires and 10 million poor people.
The summit was held from 17 - 18 August at the Julius Nyerere
International Convention Centre in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam.
Geongob, accompanied by First Lady Monica Geingos landed at the Julius Nyerere
International Airport on Friday at around 17h40 where they were met by senior officials from Tanzania.
But it wasn't paradise either before that under Jakaya Kikwete, Benjamin Mkapa, Ali Hassan Mwinyi, or even "Saint" Julius Nyerere
who we and the world still admire, and we feel we are betraying Mother Africa whenever we must point out his many faults.
During the meeting, the two sides agreed to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the establishment of an aircraft maintenance workshop at the Julius Nyerere
International Airport in the Tanzanian capital Dar es Salaam.
Air Tanzania Company Limited is the flag carrier airline of Tanzania based in Dar es Salaam with its hub at Julius Nyerere
'Our hope for education for sustainable development of Africans, as well as our infrastructural facilities, will be fulfilled only if we consider the following as the way forward: African governments need to go beyond lip service to education and put to action political promises to educational advancement as demonstrated by the likes of Nkrumah of Ghana, (Obafemi) Awolowo in Western Nigeria and Nwalimu Julius Nyerere
Tanzania's Julius Nyerere
can also be counted among such prophets, as his nation's independence held such promise but his economic policies had similarly disastrous outcomes.
Summary: Julius Nyerere
, the founding president of Tanzania, once said that "unity" will not make Africa rich, but "it can make it difficult for Africa and the African peoples to be disregarded and humiliated."
With this pocket-sized biography, students and general readers will learn about the life of Julius Nyerere
, long-term prime minister and president of Tanganyika and unified state Tanzania from 1961 to 1985, who is notable for voluntarily stepping down from his position so that peaceful elections could be held.