Tanzania: The spirit of Nyerere

Sokari discusses Mwalimu Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania and the Arusha Declaration: “I had never read the Arusha Declaration and only have superficial knowledge of Julius “Mwalimu” Nyerere in terms of his role in the struggle for independence in Africa and as a Pan Africanist along with Nkrumah. But reading it now I realise what a revolutionary document the Arusha Declaration (AD) was and still is.”


  • I think soon and very soon we have to put out films about Bwana Nyerere and his brother Kwame Nkrumah. We need to inspire our kids through these guys.

  • Anyosisye Njobelo

    I agree with you that both of them had a good idea in uniting Africa as a strong continent but due to some of the leaders who were born jealous Africa is a play ground for exercise in anything like, dumping of waste chemicals, divide and rule administration and so on. Let us see if we can take all good and implementable ideas from these our past leaders and implement it

  • I don’t think we should wait and see: we should make it happen whether on a small scale or a massive scale.

  • God bless his soul and spirit. Oct 2009 was his 10 year aniv of his departure to the world of spirits, i.e. after life.

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