New political alliances threaten Tanzania’s CCM

Saturday August 22 2015

Tanzanian election officials collect ballot boxes at a tallying centre in Dar es Salaam on November 1, 2010.  Tanzanians will go to the polls on October 25, 2015 to elect a new president, the government said Monday, ending speculation of a possible postponement of elections. AFP PHOTO | YASUYOSHI CHIBA

Tanzanian election officials collect ballot boxes at a tallying centre in Dar es Salaam on November 1, 2010. The recent falling out between old political allies and the emergence of new alliances in Tanzania has set the stage for the most eagerly anticipated election in the country’s history. It is also an electoral contest that will be closely watched across the region. AFP PHOTO | YASUYOSHI CHIBA 

By MURITHI MUTIGA, TEA Special Correspondent

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