Tag: Edward Lowassa

Tanzanian party endorses Uhuru, criticises Raila

| July 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tanzanian party endorses Uhuru, criticises Raila

Sunday’s endorsement of President Uhuru Kenyatta by the leader of the Tanzanian Opposition, Mr Edward Lowassa, is just the tip of the iceberg. Below it is a cauldron of diplomatic intrigue, transnational politics and meddling, whose ultimate impact on the relations between the East African Community partners is still a matter of conjecture. PEACE One […]

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Police arrest ex-Tanzania PM Lowassa for illegal rally

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Police arrest ex-Tanzania PM Lowassa for illegal rally

Former Tanzania prime minister and Chadema party leader Edward Lowassa was arrested and briefly detained by police in Geita for allegedly holding an illegal meeting. Mr Lowassa, who was coming from Kagera in the company of other senior Chadema officials, arrived in Geita at about 3.30pm and was received by party members and supporters. Chadema […]

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Foreign leaders, parties invited to Jubilee launch

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Foreign leaders, parties invited to Jubilee launch

Jubilee Party has invited foreign leaders and tens of foreign political parties to take part in its official launch on Saturday. Tanzania opposition leader, Edward Lowassa, his Zimbabwean counterpart Tendai Biti are some of the invited guests. Also invited are political parties from Russia, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, India, China, Cuba, Britain, Canada and Jamaica. […]

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VIDEO:‘CCM Lorry’ Nabbed Ferrying Stuffed Ballot Boxes in Tanzania

| October 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
VIDEO:‘CCM Lorry’ Nabbed Ferrying Stuffed Ballot Boxes in Tanzania

The Presidential race was hotly contested between former prime minister Edward Lowassa of Chama cha Demokrasia na Maendeleo (CHADEMA) and John Magufuli of  Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM), former minister in the previous government. Chadema, the official opposition party has faulted the National Electoral Commission for widespread rigging in the presidential polls. The tension surrounding the results worsened […]

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Magufuli wins Tanzania presidency,opposition decline to sign form

| October 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Magufuli wins Tanzania presidency,opposition decline to sign form

John Pombe Magufuli, the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi party candidate, has won the Tanzanian presidential election. Dr Magufuli won the election with 58.46 per cent of the vote, the National Electoral Commission announced on Thursday afternoon. The opposition Chadema party, whose candidate Edward Lowassa came second with 39 per cent, declined to sign the consent […]

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