Big results now: what is new in it?

It has been a tendency for our politicians to squander the public resources unquestioned. And at times it is believed that what belongs to all belongs to nobody that is to say public resources have no owners. Since the time Mwalimu Nyerere left... Read more →

The unclaimed prize

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation cash prize for excellence in governance for this year went unclaimed.  The same was true for 2009, 2010, and 2012. This didn’t surprise those who follow African politics with more than a passing interest; the real... Read more →

Unanijua mimi? Usinichezee

Hivi majuzi tu nilikuwa safarini kutoka Shinyanga kurudi Dar es Salaam. Nilikuwa ndani ya basi kwa safari ya tangu saa 12 alfajiri, safari ndefu sana mpaka kufika kwenye ‘jiji la tanuru’ ambako joto na vumbi ni ndugu wa kale wasiochana kama... Read more →