John Pombe Magufuli was born in Chato on October 29, 1959. He attended his primary school education at Chato Primary School from 1967 to 1984. He then attended his secondary school education at Katoke Seminary and Lake Secondary School between 1975 and 1978. Between 1979 and 1981 Magufuli went to Mkwawa High School for his[…]
Mr Edward Lowassa was born on August 26, 1953 in Munduli District in Arusha Region. He is the fourth child of herdsman Ngoyai Lowassa, who worked part-time for the colonial government in Monduli District as a village law enforcer. He went to Monduli Primary School, which was later renamed Moringe Primary School in 1961 to[…]
Anna Mghwira was born on January 23, 1959 at Mungumaji Ward in Singida. Her father was a councillor through Tanu. Ms Mghwira joined Nyerere Primary School from 1968 to 1974. She went to Ihanja Secondary School from 1975 to 1978 before joining Lutheran Seminary for her advanced level secondary education from 1979 to 1981. She[…]
How many regions have the leading presidential candidates visited since the start of the campaign? How many rallies have they held? How much time have they spent speaking to the public? RaiaMwema newspaper published a front page story this week with the headline, Patashika (commotion), with answers to these questions given by senior members of the[…]
Based on data from the National Electoral Commission, as reported by Nipashe newspaper (and others), this chart shows the number and proportion of candidates for the positions of councillor, MP and president who are male and female. In all three cases, the vast majority of candidates (81-94%) are male.
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