A senior Tanzanian politician, Lazaro Nyalandu, quit the ruling party CCM on October 30, 2017. PHOTO | CITIZEN | NMG
Reports of rebellion in CCM as a result of reforms to allow President John Magufuli to have full control of the party could see more defections.
In Kenya, the opposition coalition — National Super Alliance — is back on the drawing board as it begins a crusade for constitutional reforms to guarantee credible elections in future.
In Uganda, opposition party Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) is in the process of identifying new leaders, especially, the presidential candidate who will take on President Yoweri Museveni in the next election should Ugandans remove the presidential age limit in the Constitution.