Opinions & Features January 03, 2020 at 02:00 pm

Politics in 2020: Five upcoming African elections you cannot take your eyes off

Nii Ntreh January 03, 2020 at 02:00 pm

January 03, 2020 at 02:00 pm | Opinions & Features

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The elections in 2020 is, in essence, a referendum on the strongman politics of John Magufuli. Photo Credit: Al-Jazeera

Tanzania’s presidential and parliamentary elections

Tanzania’s John Magufuli was hailed within and outside the country as embodying the hopes of his people. His early years after 2015 were praised as well but in recent times, he has embraced a more authoritarian approach.

In 2020, Tanzanians would have to decide on whether Magufuli’s “strongman politics” is the way to go even if he is still a fairly popular leader.


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