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After 50 Years: The Promised Land is Still Too Far! 1961 - 2011

John, Ibrahim Werrema

Published by Mkuki Na Nyota Publishers
ISBN 10: 9987081703 / ISBN 13: 9789987081707
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Title: After 50 Years: The Promised Land is Still ...

Publisher: Mkuki Na Nyota Publishers

Binding: Soft cover

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Num Pages: 182 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFG; HBJH; JPA; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 298. The Promised Land is Still Too Far! 1961 - 2011. 182 pages, black & white illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1HFG; HBJH; JPA; JPHL. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 12. Weight: 298. . 2012. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9789987081707

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Synopsis: The late Julius Kambarage Nyerere was nicknamed 'Musa' (Moses) during the later, post-independence years for leading his people from slavery and guiding them toward a free land of prosperity - the Promised Land. The Tanzanian odyssey chronicled in this book, which first appeared ten years ago as Tanzanians to the Promised Land, has been updated with new research. The author- also an engineer and a journalist- offers an enlightened and unbiased discussion of the journey and both sides of the contributions - successes and failures - made by former presidents and their systems of administration: the late Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere, Alhajj Ali H. Mwinyi, and Mr. Benjamin W. Mkapa. Tanzanians' hopes and expectations of the incumbent president, H.E. Mr. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, are also discussed. It is not intended as a political campaign of any kind, for any party or any individual. As a brief, yet comprehensive guide to the understanding of our nation's political and economic history, it puts forward suggestions concerning important areas of the country's economic development. Nyerere unfortunately didn't live to see his people arrive at the hoped-for destination, and I. J. Werrema's original inspiration to write, at forty years of independence, is sustained because after fifty years The Promised Land is Still Too Far.

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